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State of Redemption

I apologize to all my author and publishing industry friends who’ve sent me books for review the last two weeks. My full attention was absorbed by Richard McKeown’s crime novel, State of Redemption. And when you read it, you’ll know why. The setting—a small town in Vermont—where a decades old murder comes to light amidst […]

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Books That Will Make You a More Well-Rounded Person 

Do you remember filling out your college applications? Along with your GPA and essays there were questions about your extracurricular activities. The emphasis was on finding out whether you were a well-rounded person. But being “well-rounded” is much more than participating in the Glee Club or volunteering at your local pet shelter. It includes adopting […]

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Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable

There’s the adage, “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” For many, that teacher is discovered through reading. That’s why it’s important to continue to consume motivational and self-help books .  The right mentor, coach, and teacher is waiting. And if you’re poised to achieve the impossible, Relentless is your partner. This book […]

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Imagine Heaven: Near-Death Experiences, God’s Promises, and the Exhilarating Future that Awaits You

Grab your tissues. This book is an emotional rollercoaster. But it also promises joy. Imagine Heaven is written by Don Piper, who is a pastor and best-selling author of 90 Minutes in Heaven. In his book he shares stories of thousands of people who’ve had near-death experiences (NDE). Alongside these come his interpretations, advice of […]

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In Tune

The romantic reads by JN Welsh are contemporary, sexy, and transportive. They take you places—lavish lifestyles, cosmopolitan venues, enviable settings—make you think, and yes, make you smile. Her latest book, In Tune, follows her pattern of turning out sexy romances with strong, gritty, and stylish protagonist leads in the music industry. In Tune tells the […]

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Always Watching: Book One in the Elite Guardians Series

This book is an exciting start to the series by Lynette Eason, centered on an all-female bodyguard team. When her teammate, Maddy, is brutally attacked, Olivia Edwards steps in as bodyguard to celebrity psychiatrist and radio host, Wade Savage. He’s being stalked by a woman who’s made it abundantly clear she will stop at nothing […]

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The Coworker

When sales star Natalie’s fastidious and compulsive coworker fails to show up for work, she knows something is wrong. Her colleague Dawn is an annoying pest, socially awkward and obsessed with turtles. It’s also obvious Dawn envies Natalie and is bent on becoming her friend. But Natalie has little time, or interest, in Dawn. Suddenly, […]

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No Such Thing as a Bad Review

Let’s face it. No one likes criticism. Well, at least the destructive kind which hurts to read and possibly leads to scars or setbacks. But we also can agree that constructive criticism is useful. While there’s positives and negatives to all feedback, the “bad reviews” of books are largely of the latter. Now I’m not […]

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