Friday, August 22, 2014

Featured Articles

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...
Adventures in Self-Publishing: Celebrity Endorsement

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If you are looking to acquire an endorsement for your book from prolific authors such as Stephen King, James Patterson, or E.L. James, you can cease your efforts immediately, for that fantasy will never come true. The mandatory requirements that must be met in order to simply place your book before a celebrity are so astronomically vast to the average author, but to those who are wealthy, inviting Stephenie Meyer over for dinner isn't an issue.

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

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...
Mission Critical book

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Award-winning educator and writer Eric A. Combs, recently announced his ambitious and eye-opening book, "Mission Critical" (ISBN: 978-1940876061), a non-fiction title encompassing his thoughts...
Make Your Home Flood Safe

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A new book, "How To Make Your Home Flood Safe" (ISBN: 978-1494923754; Aqua Explorers Inc) by Capt. Dan Berg, is the complete homeowners guide...