Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Featured Articles

DashBook Royalty Pro

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Financial Softworks, LLC this week announced the release of its latest enhancements to DashBook Royalty Pro, and it makes creation and distribution of royalty reports cover the broad range needs of many different businesses. Although DashBook could upload reports to Box and Google Drive before, the new support for local synchronizing folders provides complete flexibility in choosing a preferred cloud service.
Unexpected Venture of Poet Aaron Ozee

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OPINION: When I was just a child, I always loved reading story books with big pictures and large words that really caught my attention and made me think about the amount of creativity it took to compose such brilliant and unique characters and scenery I consistently witnessed after turning each page from the beginning until the very end.
Adventures in Self-Publishing: Radio Interviews

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Being published in a newspaper is a fantastic way to reach your readers, both locally and state/nationwide, but never can it be compared to...

Featured Book Reviews

Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality

BOOK REVIEW: The collection of essays called “Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality” (ISBN 978-1-59558-923-1) covers its important topic from a variety of viewpoints. While a valuable book, it's also a bit of a hit-or-miss affair because editor David Cay Johnston selected articles that emphasize facts and data whether or not there was any entertainment value in the writing.
'Lightning' Words about Bird

BOOK REVIEW: The first of a two-part biography of Charlie 'Yardbird' Parker, Stanley Crouch's  “Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker” (ISBN: 9780062005595) is as multi-layered and exciting as many of Bird's great alto sax solos.
Next U.S. President Profiled in 'HRC'

BOOK REVIEW: The inside story of the woman poised to become the next U.S. President, "HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton" (ISBN: 978-0-8041-3675-4; Crown Publishers) by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes is a delightful rarity: a serious book that is fun to read.

New and Recent Books

BOOK: Behind the Lines

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BOOK NEWS: Author Jeffrey B. Miller recently announced his new nonfiction book, "Behind the Lines, WWI's little-known story of German occupation, Belgian resistance, and the band of Yanks who saved millions from starvation" (ISBN: 978-0990689300; Milbrown Press). The book chronicles the start of the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB), the first CRB delegates, and Belgium under the harsh German rule; one of America's "greatest humanitarian endeavors."
The Remembered Self

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BOOK NEWS: Author M.J. Payne this week announced her new novel, based on real life events, "The Remembered Self: A Journey Into the Heart of the Beast" (ISBN: 978-1457529214; paperback). According to the author, the book "depicts the vicious world of sex trafficking of children, the emotional damage and physical experience of forced intimacy in a violent setting from the victim's point of view."
The Landing At Aipotu

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"The Landing At Aipotu: A Fantasy Account of Flight MH370" (ISBN: 978-1478738060) by John F. Brinster, is based on speculation following its mysterious disappearance...