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Have New Year’s Resolution to get Organized? Check Out The Book, Making Room for You

Have New Year’s Resolution to get Organized? Check Out The Book, Making Room for You

At the beginning of a new year, many of us start and are trying to stick to our new year resolutions. A common one is – Get organized! Purge what I don’t need! If this sounds like something you have promised yourself this year, here is the book for you: Read more…

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On the Nonfiction Book, The Power of Music

On the Nonfiction Book, The Power of Music

As Confucius wrote in The Book of Rites, “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” Music can fuel our imagination, fill us with emotion, and inspire us to move to its beat. Music can heal and connect us. In The Power of Music: Pioneering Discoveries in the New Science of Song, author Elena Mannes demonstrates that we have only begun to understand how music works as a portal for magnifying the human experience. In her book, Mannes cracks open the door to what she calls “the Science of Song” and explores how this is music’s final frontier. Read more…

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Up Close & Personal with Gloria Steinem: My Life on the Road

Up Close & Personal with Gloria Steinem: My Life on the Road

Get ready to take a great ride with writer, political activist and social organizer Gloria Steinem in her new memoir, My Life on the Road. In it she gives an up close and personal account of her “lifetime of travel, activism and leadership,” and a profound story of her growth over the course of her life (which to date, is 81 years!), and “the growth of a revolutionary movement for equality.” Read more…

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Nonfiction Book Review: Not Your Mother’s Book…On Being a Woman

Nonfiction Book Review: Not Your Mother’s Book…On Being a Woman

Not Your Mother’s Book….On Being a Woman is the first in a series by Dahlynn and Ken McKowen, co-authors of the Chicken Soup for the Soul franchise, and ghost creators of many more Chicken titles. With this expertise, they make the perfect team to for an anthology collection with a twist. Where the Chicken Soup books set out to inspire and uplift, in Not Your Mother’s Book the McKowens give readers pure side-splitting entertainment as they poke fun at the modern day challenges women face. Read more…

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