Monday, December 22, 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

We Are Buyers. You Are Sellers

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BOOK NEWS: Author and veteran corporate consultant Dick Lee recently announced his new book, "We Are Buyers. You Are Sellers. You're Busted" (ISBN: 978-1-4834-1692-2; HVMPress). According to the author, the book's goal is "to track historically corporate abuse of customers and describe the resulting deterioration of buyer-seller relations."
The Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookbook

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BOOK NEWS: Super-foods author Stephanie Pedersen recently announced her holiday cook book, "The Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookbook: Delicious Recipes for Sweets, Treats, and Other Autumnal Delights" (ISBN: 9781454913986), "which beautifully illustrates the manner in which pumpkin pie spice lends a welcome warmth to a range of fare."
Bionic Pioneers book

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BOOK NEWS: Neurotech Press recently announced the publication of a new book that profiles some of the "unsung heroes of medical technologies," those brave people who were among the first to use a new or experimental therapy or device. "Bionic Pioneers: Brave Neurotech Users Blaze the Trail to New Therapies" (ISBN: 978-0-9882342-2-2), is written by Jennifer French and James Cavuoto.