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  • Reflections on a F*cked-Up World
    A realistic view of the modern society
    If someone asked you to point out a couple of things that you believe are wrong in our modern society, how many would you find or mention? Most of us are aware that we live in a crazy world that is getting worse every day, but there are also...
  • Farm Anatomy
    Farmer in the dell: Book review of ‘Farm Anatomy’ by Julia Rothman
    Full title Farm Anatomy The Curious Parts & Pieces of Country Life, is penned by Julia Rothman who originates from New York City. I know what you are thinking; New York City? (If a Pace Picante commercial runs through your head for the rest of...
  • Gang Leader for a Day by Sudhir Venkatesh
    Review of Gang Leader for a Day by Sudhir Venkatesh
    Sudhir Venkatesh was a naïve grad student starting his first year studying sociology. Expecting people in a housing project in Chicago to answer questions about their living situations, he writes a survey and starts knocking on doors. He is...
  • Crazy Duck Press seeking submissions for annual anthology
    Crazy Duck Press seeking submissions for annual anthology
    Crazy Duck Press announced yesterday, Oct. 25, that they are seeking submissions for their annual vampire anthology called "Vampire News".The anthology started in 2011 when Stavros and Bertena collaborated on the first issue that brought...
  • Changed Forever (The Dreams of Sara Knight) by Steven Misosky
    Changed Forever (The Dreams of Sara Knight) by Steven Misosky
    Changed Forever (The Dreams of Sara Knight #1) By: Steven MisoskyBook Description:Caution! This is not another version of dystopia, or a new twist on forbidden love. There are no vampires here, either. This story is meant to engage you in another...
  • Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin
    Review of Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin
    After working for the Secret Service with the Eisenhower administration, Clint Hill was eager to get his assignment for the upcoming Kennedy administration. He was disappointed to learn that he would be assigned to Mrs. Kennedy. The disappointment...
  • virginia morell
    'Animal Wise' is a magical journey into the science of animal behavior
    There aren’t enough words in the English language to do justice to ‘Animal Wise: the Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures’. This remarkable book by Virginia Morell is transcendent. Morell takes on the question of whether...
  • The Chairs are Where the People Go by Misha Glouberman and Sheila Heti
    Review of The Chairs are Where the People Go by Misha Glouberman and Sheila Heti
    The Chairs are Where the People Go is a collection of essays.Misha Gloubermandiscusses a little of everything throughout the essays including finding love, always learning, showing compassion, and what art is.The overall theme is that we need to...
  • On Writing
    The Kings Decree
    Many jobs come with “How To” manuals that lay out the process for their completion step- by- step. The exception tends to be jobs that revolve around art and creation. Most artists and writers wishing to study to improve their craft,...
  • Hydra Publications Summer Bash to offer 30 free books on Kindle next week
    Hydra Publications Summer Bash to offer 30 free books on Kindle next week
    Hydra Publications has announced on their Facebook page that they will have 30 of their books available for Kindle for free on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 16 and 17. The event is known as their Summer Bash and is listed as a Facebook Event here...
  • Free B2B online book reveals The Art of Appointment Setting
    Free B2B online book reveals The Art of Appointment Setting
    For those who’ve asked, “How do I know that my home-based appointment setter is working?,” The Art of Appointment Setting has the answer. No Kindle or Nook is needed to read this Idea2Result Online Publication since it’s...
  • Ken Foster
    Foster's 'Good Dog', beautiful tribute to pit bulls
    Ken Foster’s new book, ‘I'm a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America's Most Beautiful (and Misunderstood) Pet’ is an homage to pit bulls both past and present. Beautiful photos illustrate Foster’s text as he muses about the...
  • The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession by Allison Hoover Bartlett
    Book review: The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett
    Rare book collectors collect books for different reasons, but each collector is proud of his or her collection. There are stores that sell primarily high end rare books (we even have a new one coming to the Fox Cities, ThomasA. Lyons Fine Books in...
  • Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
    Book review of ‘Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey’ by Countess of Carnarvon
    Despite feeling like was a sales hook to tie the book to the show Downton Abbey, The Countess of Carnavon delivers in her Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle. I suppose it helps that the both Lady Almina...