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Book Review — Bullspotting October 5, 2018

Bullspotting: Finding Facts in the Age of Misinformation “Bullspotting” by Loren Collins is a book that attempts to hold a lens of hard, cold logic to an entirely illogical world in order to sift through a sea of emotionally persuasive information that overwhelms us. It is a book about critical thinking in a world in…

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Book Review — Naked, Drunk, and Writing August 24, 2018

Naked, Drunk, and Writing: Shed Your Inhibitions and Craft a Compelling Memoir or Personal Essay Adair Lara’s “Naked, Drunk, and Writing” has become my go-to guide for the technical matters of writing. It has nothing to do with being naked or drunk, that’s just a title to get your attention. I do a lot of…

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Book Review — Takeoff July 13, 2018

Takeoff (Seth Walker) So, I have to confess: I don’t usually read “thrillers” that promise “non-stop action.” This is because my life is about as thrilling and full of non-stop action as I can handle, not because there is anything wrong with the genre itself. I don’t like my entertainment to be stressful. I like…

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Book Review — How to Stop Time June 15, 2018

How to Stop Time “How to Stop Time” by Matt Haig is one of the more interesting and unique books I’ve read in a long time. It tells the story of Tom Hazard, who suffers from a condition called “anageism” – which means that his body doesn’t age at a normal pace, and he is…

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Book Review — Nookietown May 4, 2018

Nookietown: A Novel Nookietown is based in Nohquee, NJ. so nicknamed long before the antics that take place in this clever, funny, sexy novel. If you’ve been married for more than a decade, and if you have children, especially if you are a woman, you might likely be intrigued by the premise of this book.…

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Book Review — Laugh Out Loud April 20, 2018

Laugh Out Loud: 40 Women Humorists Celebrate Then and Now…Before We Forget Humor is, of course, subjective. What one person thinks is funny, the next person thinks is boring. I have often read books that people tell me are funny, only to leave the without a single chuckle. Conversely, I often find things screamingly hysterical,…

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Book Review — Green and Dying April 6, 2018

Green and Dying: A book of poems April is, as I’m sure you had absolutely no idea, National Poetry Month. In honor of that designation, I am filling my “book review slot” with a review of a book of poems called Green and Dying by one of my multi-talented friends, Teri Foltz. Teri is an…

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Book Review — Mrs. Fletcher March 9, 2018

Mrs. Fletcher: A Novel “Mrs. Fletcher,” by Tom Perrotta, is a novel about finding yourself. Mrs. Fletcher, or Eve, as she prefers to be called, used to be Mrs. Fletcher, but now she is divorced, and she’s trying to figure out who she is when she isn’t Mrs. Fletcher. Brendan, her son, is about to…

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Book Review — A Cup of Love February 23, 2018

A Cup of Love: Stories From the Heart: Valentine’s Day Anthology : 30 Writers on Love & Life “A Cup of Love” is a collection of stories about love – which means that it is a collection of stories about life. There are, of course, many different kinds of love. There’s romantic love, the way…

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