Category Archives: Book Reviews

Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married

“Most people spend far more time in preparation for their vocation than they do in preparation for marriage.” This sample statement identifies this author’s main audience and prompts them to spend more time addressing their relationship at different marital stages … Continue reading

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Chasing Water: Elegy of an Olympian

This Akashic Books release offers a compelling, and sometimes graphic view of an amazing person and successful swimmer named Anthony Ervin. Ervin is a World Championship gold medalist and three-time Olympic medalist as a swimmer. Ervin won a gold medal … Continue reading

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Thu Vo (Author) Interview Feature – “Daddy, Am I Beautiful?”/Apple Tart Series

Thu Vo has released the first book in the Apple Tart Series. Daddy, Am I Beautiful? is now available on Amazon.com as an eBook for Kindle, Kindle Fire, and Kindle App (this app is free for smart phones and tablets). This … Continue reading

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All the Women in My Family Sing

All the Women in My Family Sing: Women Write the World: Essays on Equality, Justice, and Freedom (Nothing But the Truth So Help Me God) is a collection of American culture and diversity in 69 essays written by 69 different … Continue reading

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The Comfort of People

In The Comfort of People, author and world-renowned anthropologist Daniel Miller challenges readers to assess what is important in life in this latest study chronicle that reveals how much is really going on behind-the-scenes of caretakers and their subjects who work through … Continue reading

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Interview Feature:  Jim McCreath, Author of “Renaldo: A Tale of World Cup Soccer, Terrorism, and Love”

Author Jim McCreath has a compelling novel out releasing on June 5, 2018 titled Renaldo: A Tale of World Cup Soccer, Terrorism, and Love. Set against the real-life backdrop of the 1978 World Cup, Renaldo is a powerful story of hope. A Canadian descendant of Italian … Continue reading

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Grumpy Old Men

“Hey di*#@!$d, you win the lottery?” This hilarious 1993 comedy focuses on two life long friends whose arguments reach a new level when a lady moves in across the street. Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau spar as John Gustafson Jr. and … Continue reading

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Books by You

Knowledge Adventure (makers of the Math Blaster and Jumpstart education software) has joined with Lithgow Palooza Company on the high quality book creation software Books by You, for Windows and Macintosh. The software creates clever chapter books as Academy Award … Continue reading

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“Star Wars vs. Star Trek…”

Author Matt Forbeck is card game designer, game / fiction writer, and admitted Star Trek fan. He builds this Star Wars vs. Star Trek book within basic showdown-like premise, but this “unofficial” media exposes and addresses some deeper elements as well. As my … Continue reading

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Disney Princess Encyclopedia

With baby girl number three on the way, I took a respite from my regular writing to address one of my girls’ passions – their fascination with princesses. The Disney Princess Encyclopedia by Dorling Kindersley (DK) Publishing was a source and confirmation of this … Continue reading

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