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Nonfiction Book Review: Healing the Warrior Heart

Nonfiction Book Review: Healing the Warrior Heart

by LiveTrue Book Reviewer, Melanie Davis The horror of war is the hottest fire of difficulty to endure. Those who come out on the other side of these flames and write about it bring treasured words to the world.  In Healing the Warrior Heart: A Glimpse Into the Hearts of Combat Veterans and their Supporting Loved Ones we experience the words of those who intimately know how adversity can deepen the soul and bring profound wisdom.… Read more
Two Questions to Ask When You See a “Who’s Happier” Study

Two Questions to Ask When You See a “Who’s Happier” Study

There are scads of nonfiction books out there on the happiness topic. Then there are the “Who’s Happier” studies the media loves to talk about. Earlier this month Good Morning America joined the collection of television and print media with what it says is a “hot button question:” Who is happier, parents or non-parents?… Read more
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