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    Take the best online courses completely free – about MOOCs and Coursera.org
    todas las clases gratuitas en Español en www.coursera.orgWhat is a MOOC class?Are you interested in taking intriguing classes online? How about for free? The interest in MOOCs exploded in 2012. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are sites that...
  • Truth Seeker
    Exciting conspiracy novel with hopes of a movie
    If you love conspiracy themes, and I do, then Truth Seeker is a must-read. Robert Ludlum could not have crafted a more suspenseful tale of intrigue. J. Patrick O'Connor, whose career consisted oftwenty years in Private Security and...
  • Haven
    Haven: Season 5, Episode 11: Reflections
    While the CDC claims not to have any presence in Haven, Dwight is convinced that Charlotte is on the up and up. He reveals that she does work for the CDC, but is just working off the book with this one.I have to admit, I'm torn. It seems like...
  • Christmas books with traditional values for children
    Christmas books with traditional values for children
    While some Christmas gifts are opened and soon forgotten the choice of a book as a gift retains its value year after yearThe Christmas Wish combines extraordinary photographs with the story of a little girl that wants to be one of Santa’s...
  • Writers Tricks of the Trade - Episode 2 "CREATING DYNAMIC DIALOGUE"
    Author, narrator Mike Dennis to guest on Writers Tricks of the Trade radio
    Mike Dennis has been described as by author Max Allen Collins, who has been nominated for numerous Edgar and Shamus awards, as “a modern master of noir.”After thirty years as a professional musician, Dennis left Key West FL and moved...
  • Top 5 Thanksgiving cookbooks
    Top 5 Thanksgiving cookbooks
    This year, pick up a wonderful cookbook to help make Thanksgiving a little easier, or just to add a new side dish or dessert to your usual menu. Here are five cookbooks with great recipes and easy to follow directions for home cooks at all skill...
  • Eliot Pattison and Soul of the Fire
    Eliot Pattison talks about what drives him to write complex novels
    With his first Inspector Shan novel, Eliot Pattison seized the holy grail of mystery writing, the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. “Soul of the Fire” is the eighth book in this series and continues themes established in prior...
  • 10 questions with historical fiction author: Jennifer Niven
    10 questions with historical fiction author: Jennifer Niven
    Jennifer Niven, author of "Velva Jean Learns to Drive", "Velva Jean Learns to Fly", "Becoming Clementine", "American Blonde", and "All the Bright Places" (available January 6, 2015) answers 10...
  • 'Dead Harvest'
    Inside the reaping: Mark Parker on 'Dead Harvest' (Q&A)
    Today, Hartford Books Examiner welcomes Mark Parker.Parker is the Owner and Managing Editor of Scarlet Galleon Publications, LLC, and recently oversaw the company’s inaugural publication, Dead Harvest: A Collection of Dark Tales. A writer...
  • Wonder Woman
    "Wonder Woman" film gets director as "Constantine" TV show ceases production
    Two of DC Entertainment's big media adaptations of beloved comic book franchises had major announcements within the last two days. The first and biggest is that Michelle MacLaren has been hired by Warner Brothers to direct and "develop...
  • 'Angel of the Abyss' by Ed Kurtz
    'Angel of the Abyss' by Ed Kurtz
    The feature novel from DarkFuse in December is “Angel of the Abyss” by Ed Kurtz. I was not really sure what to expect from the novel going in as I had not read anything from Kurtz before and the cover was a little different than most...
  • Finding spirituality on the American road
    The spiritual giggles in 'Breakfast With Buddha'
    It is often said that it is in humor that the truth dwells. Comedians claim a rare position, in that they have fairly free rein to poke fun at serious subjects. It is also said that those with a sense of humor are often more intuitive and...
  • Just Plain Blood
    Bloody to the last drop: Book review of 'Just Plain Blood' by Chris DeFazio
    Just Plain Blood is Chris DeFazio’s second book in his trilogy and sequel to his A History of Blood. The story begins three years after the first. Titus Acilius, a two-thousand year old vampire who has gone by several names, is stuck with...
  • Book Review | Timothy and the Man in the Moon
    Book Review | Timothy and the Man in the Moon by Julia E. Antoine
    Timothy and the Man in the Moon, written by Julia E. Antoine, is the 5th installment in the Too Clever series of illustrated children's books, geared toward exploration and learning for kids.Timothy and the Man in the Moon borrows from the...
  • Our Journey with Prostate Cancer:Empowering Strategies for Patients and Families Reviewed By Norm Goldman of Bookpleasures.com
    Our Journey with Prostate Cancer Reviewed By Norm Goldman of Bookpleasures.com
    Author: Judith Anne DesjardinsPublisher: Spirit House PublishingISBN: 978-0-9904994-0-4Other than skin cancer, one of the most common cancers among American men is prostate cancer. The American Cancer Society predicates that for the year 2014 in...