Tag Archives: Non-fiction

Making Sense of the Alt-Right – George Hawley

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “…we can be reasonably concerned that a growing percentage of white America no longer views racism as a moral failing and is willing to be associated with explicit white-identity politics.” That statement is pretty scary. It … Continue reading

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How to Have Fun with Your Aging Parents: I Want to Go to Lithuania – Christina Britton Conroy

(Reviewed by Pat Luboff) A gem of a book! Part workbook, part memoir, part self-help and how-to book; in under 100 pages, Christina Britton Conroy has put together a blueprint for living in peace with your parents. Wow! Yes, even … Continue reading

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The Body Image Blueprint: Your Go-To Guide for Radical Self-Reverence -Jenny Eden Berk

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) The Body Image Blueprint is a self-help book written about body image. It discusses the challenges women face in the world today and covers a broad and unique perspective on our culture obsessed with dieting. Besides … Continue reading

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F Is for France: A Curious Cabinet of French Wonders – Piu Eatwell

(Reviewed by JD Jung) Did you know that French president Félix François Faure was the only known head of state to have died while having an orgasm? How about that at one time in history male impotence was considered a … Continue reading

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Life of a Bastard – Damien Black

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Life of a Bastard is a book written about the life of Javier, an orphaned boy, and his will to cope with all the moves and suffering he encounters while being in American foster homes. The … Continue reading

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Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life – Diana Raab

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life is a psychology self- help book written about ways to heal and deal with trauma and stress, through writing. The author uses … Continue reading

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Obama’s Legacy: What He Accomplished as President – Michael I. Days

(Reviewed by JD Jung) We all know those who refuse to acknowledge the vast accomplishments of the Obama presidency, even though the facts stare them right in the face. I personally think it is due to racism, but it is … Continue reading

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Wishing You the Best in 2017

(by JD Jung)   We would all like to thank you for using UnderratedReads as one of your resources for book recommendations. We are looking forward to continue to give you our opinions on exciting and thought-provoking “underrated” releases in 2017. Though we only … Continue reading

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Two Legged Snakes: Understanding and Handling Manipulative People – Dr. Ed Slack

(Reviewed by JD Jung) Like many Americans, I’ve been disenchanted with U.S. politics and all  three branches of government. This reminds me of a book I read and reviewed in 2010. Unfortunately, nothing has changed. We’re constantly bombarded by people … Continue reading

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Small Moments: A Child’s Memories of the Civil Rights Movement – Mary M. Barrow

(Reviewed by Pat Luboff) I just discovered a treasure that you might not find if you’re depending on the mainstream bestsellers list for reading recommendations. I can’t say enough good things about Small Moments by Mary M. Barrow. Small Moments is … Continue reading

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