Books & Novels
Top 10 Amazon Best Selling Books in 2022
1.It End with Us By Colleen Hover.2 Where the Crawdads sing By delia owens.3 Verity by Colleen Hover.4 Atomic Habit.5 Reminders of Him By colleen hover.6 The Seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo.7 Ugly Love by Colleen hover.8 The Body Keeps the Score.9 The Four Agreement.10 The Very Hungry Carterpillar.
It End With Us Changed My Perspective on Love
In this article I talk about "It End With Us" a heartbreaking story that shows us the reality of love, not everything is pink and sometimes you have to make the right choices. This book changed my perspective on love and i'm going to be taking about how it did it.
Aesop's Fables Retold in Beautifully Illustrated Book for Young Readers
Introduce your young reader to the classic Aesop's fables in this beautiful picture book with many favorite tales retold. Parents are sure to find one or several of their favorite tales in this exquisite picture book to share with their young readers. What's your favorite Aesop's fable?
Book Review: Playing With Myself by Randy Rainbow
Viral sensation Randy Rainbow wrote a memoir explaining how he became the court jester adored by Democrats, independents, and anyone sick of American political hypocrisy. No holds are barred in his delicious memoir.
La Révolution Industrielle des Régions du Japon Review
Nakamura Naofumi's look at the beginning of Meiji industrialization and its focus on the provinces provides a rich amount of detail but also comes to a fairly obvious conclusion and gets bogged down in minutiae.
A Lesson in Taking Time to Appreciate the Little Things in Your World in Special Picture Book and Bedtime Story
Little Hedgehog teaches Big Hedgehog a life lesson in appreciating the little things in the natural world. Big Hedgehog is in a hurry to get home berfore dark while out walking. Little Hedgehog wants to take the time to see some special things in nature before going home.
10 Books That Were Incredibly Overrated & Overhyped
The only thing holding these books together are their spines.
Climate Crisis Becomes an Obsession for Young Activist in Timely Chapter Book for YA Readers
Haven is influenced by the young activist Kirina Ansong who spoke passionately at the UN about the surging climate crisis for the world. Haven becomes obsessed with the fact that adults don't seem to be doing anything about the crisis. She learns that even small changes can make a difference.
10 Fiction Novels I Love And Recommend To Everyone
These are some of my favorite books, not all of them are fiction, there are a few memoirs on the list too. I’ve read close to a few hundred books in my life (I recently hit 203 — keepin’ it chill by acting like I don’t know the exact number as if I don’t have Goodreads.
It Ends With Us by: Colleen Hoover-A Glimpse of Domestic Abuse and the Realities of the Victim
Lily Bloom grows up in an abusive household, watching her father beat her mother everyday. She resents her mother for taking the abuse instead of leaving and judges her for being weak. Years later, she finds herself in a similar situation and begins to understand why leaving is not so easy.
Emma & the Minotaur: An Adorable Old School Children’s Adventure for the Young and Young at Heart
This book promises child like wonder and whimsy much like the old classic Narnia books we all grew up with. But can it live up to that promise? Read this review and find out.
A Smile Can Start a Friendship in a Lesson Learned in Charming Picture Book and Story
A little girl alone with just her mom in a new city discovers that just a smile can attract a new friend. Liling used to go to school, but now she goes to the factory with her mom when her mom works. Being lonely is no fun. She discovers a new friend one day in the apartment building nest door.
The Best Ways to Apply the "Deep Work" Rule for Focused Success in Distracted World.
1.Define your most important tasks.2 Turn off everything.3 Block your most important time.4 Track your progress.5 Conclusion
Tv Video Gaming Inventor Biography in Picture Book and Story for Young Readers
This book is for your young reader if they are into gaming. This biography of Ralph Baer in picture book and story tells about the invention of video games for tv. Fun facts about how he got the idea for gaming on tv and the development of his idea will engage readers. A timeline is included.
2022 Q& A with Indie Author Crystal Evans
Crystal Evans started writing as a hobby and in her own words… therapy. What started out as rants and musing grew into a indie author career spanning ten years. The indie author recently entered the commonwealth short story competition and is an established soloprenuer and business consultant.
Tomatoes, Gardening, and a Mystery in New Chapter Book with Favorite Character Nate the Great
Nate the Great has a new mystery to solve when some tomatoes go missing. These tomatoes are special and it is important to the gardner that they be found. Nate has a lot of clues that he finds interesting. Quarters that are left in two gardens might be the key to solving the mystery.
Aqua....the Ape and a Fish a Love Story
40,000 years ago, predators like sabre cats and dire wolves were at the top of the food chain. Icy winds from the distant snow-clad mountains favored none. The earth hesitated to meet the heavens, evolution was at its peak and the forerunners of modern-day human beings had emerged.
Courage in Being a Superhero Can Help With Fear as Told in Colorful Picture Book and Story for Young Readers
Our children certainly need encouragement for coping with fear in our current society. Superheroes do get scared, but fear can be conquered. Maisie Brown dreams of being a superhero because she believes they do not get scared. She learns that it is ok to be scared and still be brave too.
Poverty Is More Than Money - a Look Into a Framework for Understanding Poverty by Ruby Payne
Ruby Payne's A Framework for Understanding Poverty gave me insight into myself and those around me that changed the way I think about poverty forever. It is so much more than money. When it comes to keeping people in generational poverty, it is a lack of support that keeps them from thriving.
Monarch Butterflies, Migration, and Fun Facts in Beautiful Picture Book and Story for Young Readers
Fred Urquhart was always interested in the monarch butterflies. The Mystery of the Monarchs is told beautifully in a picture book and story of Urquhart's lifelong study of these butterflies. Fun facts about the monarchs are included along with an entertaining story of his life study.
Book Review: The Days of Anna Madrigal by Armistead Maupin
Final installment in the Tales of the City series
‘GONE GIRL’ By Gillian Flynn - Book Review
If you wish to read a book that immerses you into the plot and also gets you thrilled with its endless twists and turns, then ‘GONE GIRL’ by Gillian Flynn should definitely be your first choice. The plot of this novel is so intricately written around the characters that it fills us with awe.
Retro Reading: Mary Ann in Autumn by Armistead Maupin
Eighth installment in The Tales of the City series
Retro Reading: Michael Tolliver Lives by Armistead Maupin
Seventh installment in the Tales of the City series
Hats Bring Success to This African-American Entrepreneur as Told in Beautifully Illustrated Biography of Mae Reeves
Mae Reeves as a successful hatmaker and African-American entrepreneur is brought to life in this beautiful biography for young readers. She left the segragated South for Chicago and later became the first black woman to own a business in Philadelphia. Her special and original hats made history.
Retro Reading: The Night Listener by Armistead Maupin
Second "unofficial" stand alone novel in the Tales of the City series (and my 700th column)