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Storytelling with Children

Once limited to gathering around a campfire or sitting at the knee of a grandparent, storytelling is much more than a way to pass down tales of history or legends of another world. Storytelling has in fact become an art form of its own and has grown in such popularity that it has a guild, […]

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Author Q & A with Rich Perry

Rich Perry is a coach, consultant and a radio host with an amazing history of building successful entrepreneurial empires. So, it’s no surprise that he’s authored several books that help others achieve similar success. His latest book, Bankroll Your Mind—Create Clarity, Focus, and Mastery for a Lifetime of Unlimited Success, offers practical tools and simple […]

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Author Q & A with Tina P. Schwartz

Recently, I caught up with my dear friend, Tina Schwartz, an award-winning author, speaker, literary agent and owner of the successful Purcell Literary Agency. Tina and I were founding leaders of a thriving Chicago chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) where I journeyed alongside this budding author who quickly blossomed […]

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Author Q & A with Joseph Lewis

As an educator, it’s only natural we’d find Joseph Lewis authoring award-winning books. With a passion for writing, a gift for penning thriller fiction and a penchant for creating heartfelt blogs, Joe graciously took time away from his laptop to answer questions about his life, his milestones and his most recent novel, Betrayed. How do […]

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The Secret Zoo

When Megan Nowicki follows a hunch that something special is happing at the Clarksville City Zoo, she takes off to investigate. Spying a group of monkeys that looked like they’d escaped she rushes back to get her brother, Noah, but by the time they return to where she’d seen them, they were gone. Megan can’t […]

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Fiction Friends Versus Fictional Friends

We all have friends. This precious circle my include someone from work, your community, your volunteer groups, neighborhood and even a family member. You don’t need me to tell you about who makes up your friend group or why they are important. But true, blue friends are sometimes hard to find. If you’re looking to […]

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Milady

“One for all, and all for one woman.” With its intriguing premise, this is a book I immediately snatched off the shelves. Who would have thought it would be a woman who would best the musketeers and become the most revered and feared woman in all of France? Lady Clarice’s story begins in 1615, growing […]

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The Fixer

Herein lies the mystery of Leonard Hoffman. Who was this small time Boston lawyer now living out his final years in a care facility due to a stroke and what secrets are left unspoken? These are the questions his son, Rick Hoffman, tries to answer in this suspense-filled mystery by Joseph Finder. From the very […]

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True Believer

This story by Jack Carr unfolds with SEAL team leader James Reece sailing off to an uncertain destiny, fighting the wicked storms at sea, a terminal diagnosis due to the military issued exterminate drugs, and the guilt and grief plaguing his sleepless state. When the CIA accused him of taking out their prized asset, Reece […]

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