Review: New Every Day (Navigating Alzheimer’s with Grace and Compassion)

        Synopsis: Alzheimer's. It barges into your life, breaks your heart, bewilders your mind, disrupts your plans, impacts your finances, and consumes enormous amounts of time and energy. When someone you love has Alzheimer's, you need more than just information on the disease--you need a break. You need a laugh. You need... Continue Reading →

Review: Everything She Didn’t Say

          Synopsis: In 1911, Carrie Strahorn wrote a memoir entitled Fifteen Thousand Miles by Stage, which shared some of the most exciting events of 25 years of traveling and shaping the American West with her husband, Robert Strahorn, a railroad promoter, investor, and writer. That is all fact. Everything She Didn't Say imagines Carrie... Continue Reading →

Review: All We Ever Wanted was Everything by Janelle Brown

            Synopsis: A smart, comic page-turner about a Silicon Valley family in free fall over the course of one eventful summer. When Paul Miller’s pharmaceutical company goes public, making his family IPO millionaires, his wife, Janice, is sure this is the windfall she’s been waiting years for — until she... Continue Reading →

Review: The Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard

        Synopsis: In the bestselling tradition of Hidden Figures and The Wives of Los Alamos, comes a riveting novel of the everyday women who worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II “What you see here, what you hear here, what you do here, let it stay here.” In November 1944, eighteen-year-old June Walker... Continue Reading →

Review: Black Fatherhood: Trials & Tribulations, Testimony & Triumph

                    Synopsis: Fatherhood is one of the most challenging jobs in the world, and it becomes even tougher when one must combat harmful stereotypes. In his work, Khalid Akil White actively challenges the negative stereotype of the "Black Father." White is both a father himself and... Continue Reading →

Review: My Four Hollywood Husbands

Synopsis: Joyce Bulifant has lived the “Hollywood life” for nearly seven decades, and through it, experienced what few outside the entertainment world can imagine. While following the path of her own successful career, Ms. Bulifant managed to navigate the choppy waters of husbands' alcoholism, codependency and an extended family of four marriages. James MacArthur played... Continue Reading →

Review: The Han Agent 

Synopsis: A THRILLER NOVEL DRIVEN BY REAL SCIENCE... In the 1930s, Japanese scientists committed heinous crimes in their quest for the ultimate biological weapon. The war ended. Their mission did not. Eighty years later, Japanese-American scientist Amika Nakamura won’t let rules stand between her and scientific glory. When the ambitious young virologist defies a ban... Continue Reading →

Review: Half My Age Plus Seven (A Sinful Confession)

Synopsis: This contemporary, literary romance tells the story of Tara, a 38-year-old East European woman who falls in love with Adrian, a 25-year-old English boy. A psychological tale of mind and heart in a catastrophic collision. Struggles, pain, doubts, desire, guilt, shame, torment, you name it. All human emotions described in detail. But there is... Continue Reading →

Review: White Wine and Medical Marijuana

Synopsis: White Wine & Medical Marijuana is a book of poetry that explores themes such as femininity, sexuality, weakness, strength, addiction, power, and profanity. It analyzes these themes, while keeping the language casual, simple, and accessible to all readers. Enjoy the power struggle between self criticism and self love, the raw life observations, and the... Continue Reading →

Review: The Summer House  

Synopsis: When Flossy Merrill summons her children to the beloved family beach house to celebrate their father’s eightieth birthday, both cherished memories and long-kept secrets come to light in this charming and lyrical novel from the author of The Lake Season and Mystic Summer. Flossy Merrill has managed to—somewhat begrudgingly—gather her three ungrateful grown children... Continue Reading →

Review: Bold Love (A Letter To My Young Sisters)

Synopsis: Bold Love: A Letter to My Young Sisters is a love letter full of personal experiences, science and deliberate encouragement to help one move through the challenges related to self-esteem, absent relationships and racial challenges. This body of work is written through the eyes of the writer as if she were her younger self.... Continue Reading →

Review: Before I Fall

Synopsis: With this stunning debut novel, New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver emerged as one of today's foremost authors of young adult fiction. Like Jay Asher's Thirteen Reasons Why and Gayle Forman's If I Stay, Before I Fall raises thought-provoking questions about love, death, and how one person's life can affect so many others.... Continue Reading →

Review: Sex, Celibacy, & Priesthood

Synopsis: The traditional Catholic Church views true celibacy as a gift from God. But today's reality paints a much different picture. In "Sex, Celibacy, and Priesthood, " the Most Rev. Lou A. Bordisso reviews the research on sexual activity and celibacy among Catholic priests. Featuring heart-wrenching, anonymous, and candid self-disclosures about the sexual behaviors of... Continue Reading →

Review: A Tragic Kind of Wonderful

  Synopsis: For sixteen-year-old Mel Hannigan, bipolar disorder makes life unpredictable. Her latest struggle is balancing her growing feelings in a new relationship with her instinct to keep everyone at arm's length. And when a former friend confronts Mel with the truth about the way their relationship ended, deeply buried secrets threaten to come out... Continue Reading →

Review: The Earl’s Unforgettable Flame

  Synopsis: Benjamin Frederickson, the future Earl of Wembley, can't forget that night... The night that changed him... More importantly, he can't forget that brave little girl who was scarred from the horrible fire. Catherine Watson  . The night young Benjamin Frederickson met the victim of a house fire, he has remembered it all of... Continue Reading →

Review: Lazlo’s Revenge

  Synopsis: It is the story above all, and Lazlo’s Revenge is an excellent story, inspired by true events in places devastated by war, and those who suffered greatly. Readers develop a personal relationship with the characters, Lazlo, Gertrude, Captain Koz, and others, leaving them wanting more. Max Fischer (Maxine Schoellkopf Fischer, fictional narrator of... Continue Reading →

Review: Closure

  Synopsis: A moving coming-of-age tale that follows three young boys through adolescence into adulthood, each trying to make sense of a world turned upside down. Poland (1939) The German army sweeps across Poland intent on the destruction of an entire people. In a small Polish town, ten-year-old Piotr Kowalczyk’s idyllic world will be forever... Continue Reading →

Review: The Long Journey to Jake Palmer

  Synopsis: What if there was a place where everything wrong in your life could be fixed? Corporate trainer Jake Palmer coaches people to see deeper into themselves—yet he barely knows himself anymore. Recently divorced and weary of the business life, Jake reluctantly agrees to a lake-house vacation with friends, hoping to escape for ten... Continue Reading →

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