A review of the book, “Arachnophobia? How to Avoid Brown Recluse Bites” by Steven Anthony

I know this will be off topic, but I was recently featured as a guest blogger from former journalist and Emmy- award winner Daal. I had written a book review on the notorious Brown Recluse spider. If you would like to know more about Daal, visit her blog at https://happinessbetweentails.wordpress.com/

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Welcome to this blog’s 2nd guest post…

For anyone interested in getting their brain soaked with spider knowledge, this is an excellent book that is easy to follow. Author Thomas Martincic began offering Brown Recluse First Aid Kits after becoming a bite victim to the notorious Brown Recluse spider.

This spider receives a reputation for its bite to be a deadly pack of venom and then eventual skin breakdown that might require amputation. Though the relationship between human and Brown Recluse is sour, it lands itself with the Black Widow as one of the top ten most dangerous spiders in the world.

Martincic keys in on other important aspects of the spider including where it is located and what it looks like in order to be positively identified. Brown Recluses are typically found in the south to the Midwest of the United States. This includes but not limited to Oklahoma…

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21 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Stephanae V. McCoy
    May 17, 2016 @ 21:24:11


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  2. Sinks Full of Dishes
    May 17, 2016 @ 23:55:50

    Sounds interesting. But. Ironic book name; i won’t even be able to pick up the book because of the spider cover and my arachnephobia. Thank goodness for reviews and summaries.

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  3. Sherry Lynn Felix
    May 18, 2016 @ 10:06:33

    I like spiders so I hope the book is positive.

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  4. Bun Karyudo
    May 19, 2016 @ 14:32:52

    I came here having read about your book on Daal’s website. It sounds very interesting in a scary kind of way. I hope never to actually be bitten by a spider, though. 🙂

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  5. farmlifeflourish
    May 22, 2016 @ 12:43:55

    We have spiders like that in Australia called Huntsman, they are the size of your hand. They live in our letterbox with a few frogs and not very nice when you find one on your mail, walking back toward the farmhouse! 😵

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  6. farmlifeflourish
    May 23, 2016 @ 05:27:40

    No! I think I’ll pass on that one!

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