Review Team

Star "Star" Reviewer: Anita Lock

Anita Lock Anita Lock is a teacher at heart. About her work as a reviewer, she says, "Whether a preschool teacher, home educator, teacher's aide, tutor, music instructor, DJ, book reviewer, proofreader, or book editor, my goal remains consistent: it is imperative that I provide tools to help others succeed in life. One tool I have found to be most effective is books. Essential in building language skills for the very young, books are also replete with stories of self-awareness--and that goes for all ages. If readers are engaged in the whole experience of reading and, thus, are true to themselves, then they will be aware that books affect them in one form or other. It could be as subtle as, 'Huh. I didn't know that,' or impressionable, like, 'Wow! I can't wait to read the next in this series!' My plan as a book reviewer for Story Circle Book Reviews is to capture the essence of each story and then efficiently translate that into writing so that YOU, the reader, will be motivated to expand your reading sphere."

  1. Amelio, Jamie C. & Adam Snyder. Graced With Orange: How Caring for Cambodia Changed Lives, Including My Own

  2. Dabson, Karen Mocker. The Muralist's Ghost

  3. Daly-Lipe, Patricia. Helen Holt: Memoir of a Servant Leader

  4. Drury, Shannon. The Radical Housewife: Redefining Family Values for the 21st Century

  5. Hanner, Eloise. Posted in Paraguay

  6. Hare, Lisa. No Dogs or Indians

  7. Hartley, Pamela. The Seasons of a Giant

  8. Higgins, Lisa Verge. Random Acts of Kindness

  9. Horn, Betsy. A Little Touch of Cancer and How it Made Me Well: One Woman's Travels Through Ovarian Cancer

  10. Kaufman, Wendi. Helen on 86th Street and Other Stories

  11. Meredith, Lizbeth. Pieces of Me

  12. Perez, Mary A. Running in Heels: A Memoir of Grit and Grace

  13. Phillips, Linda. A Beautiful Here

  14. Sharma, Ritu. Teach a Woman to Fish

  15. Stahl, Marion A. Be a Hero: Anita's Piano

  16. Vanek, Eugenia Poporad. Bonnets to Boardrooms

  17. Wurth, Erika T. Crazy Horse's Girlfriend


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