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Nonfiction Book Review: Making Room for You: A Practical Guide to Organizing Your Home

Nonfiction Book Review: Making Room for You: A Practical Guide to Organizing Your Home

Review by LiveTrue Book Reviewer, Melanie Davis As I sat down to read Making Room for You, there was my dog – on the floor rolling through messy piles of paper I’d made in an attempt organize the clutter. I thought of the state of my drawers, closet, pantry, and the borage of stuff under the seats of my car.  … Read more
The Baby Matrix in College Coursework: An Interview with Kimya Dennis, Ph.D.

The Baby Matrix in College Coursework: An Interview with Kimya Dennis, Ph.D.

Last year I had the pleasure of doing a Q&A with sociologist and criminologist, Kimya Dennis, Ph.D. (left), who was doing a study on childfree black women. I recently had another chance to talk with her. She is an Assistant Professor at Salem College, and is currently teaching a sociology course using The Baby Matrix as part of the curriculum.… Read more
Review of the Nonfiction Book, Just For the Love of It

Review of the Nonfiction Book, Just For the Love of It

Sometimes the striving for the accomplishment is more memorable than the accomplishment itself; and ultimately, when looking back, one realizes that both the striving and the accomplishment, took place simply because of love. It is just this emotion that comes out from every page of the book, Just For the Love Of It by Cathy O’Dowd.… Read more
Review of Dr. He Said, Dr. She Said:  Advice Columns on How to Make Relationships Work

Review of Dr. He Said, Dr. She Said: Advice Columns on How to Make Relationships Work

Review by LiveTrue Book Reviewer, Melanie Davis People often lament, “There’s just no instruction manual!” when exasperated with important relationships.  After reading Dr. He Said, Dr. She Said, I assert that indeed there is an instruction manual filled with frequently asked questions and written especially for marriage and couples. … Read more