Jul 25, 2016
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TRUTHEVOLVES
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Theories on our truths and knowledge in: TRUTH EVOLVES

By Dustin Arand

Rating:  star star star star star 

A philosopher offers innovative theories about the nature of knowledge: it is individual; it changes over time; and it can be used to create a rational community.

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Life, lessons and encouragement to get the words flowing in: WRITE!

By Gerald DiPego

Rating:  star star star star star 

Gerald DiPego guides aspiring writers through a handful of his novels and screenplays to share the lessons he has learned in more than four decades as an author in WRITE!.

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Pondering aging and death in: THE HOURGLASS

By Pamela Cumings

Rating:  star star star star star 

An older woman presents her thoughts, experience and analysis of the process of aging.

OVERKILL
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The curia comes to life in: OVERKILL: THE VATICAN TRIAL OF PIERRE TEILHARD DE CHARDIN, SJ

By Niels de Terra

Rating:  star star star star star 

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin wore many hats: philosopher, geologist, paleontologist … priest. If you’re thinking that one of these things is not like the others, you’re right.

NOMAD
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A teacher’s tale that provides guidance in and out of the classroom: MR. NOMAD: TALES OF A TRAVELING TEACHER

By Dave Webb

Rating:  star star star star star 

Part memoir, part guidebook for teachers new and seasoned, MR. NOMAD offers a humorous and refreshing look at a misunderstood profession.

PROCESS
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The write way around creative roadblocks in: THE WRITER’S PROCESS

By Anne H. Janzer

Rating:  star star star star star 

Anne H. Janzer utilizes cognitive science for writers to circumvent creative roadblocks in this handy guide.

DIVORCED
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The hardships faced in the search for justice set against an exotic background in: BETTER DEAD THAN DIVORCED: THE TRIALS OF PANAYOTA: A TRUE STORY

By Lukas Konandreas

Rating:  star star star star star 

A true-to-life tale of a man’s struggle to find justice for his murdered cousin in spite of a powerful opponent and corrupt judiciary system.

Pregnancy
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Resourceful and practical guidelines for resolving a pregnancy in: EXPLORING YOUR UNPLANNED PREGNANCY—SINGLE MOTHERHOOD, ADOPTION AND ABORTION QUESTIONS AND RESOURCES

By Tyne Traverson

Rating:  star star star star star 

Options for many various means of resolving a pregnancy are examined in this small, readable self-help book.

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Moving past inertia towards positive action and joy in: THE MORE YOU DO THE BETTER YOU FEEL – HOW TO OVERCOME PROCRASTINATION AND LIVE A HAPPIER LIFE

By David Parker

Rating:  star star star star star 

A well-organized method for overcoming procrastination and the depression that often accompanies is presented in this useful guide.

HERITAGEFRANCE
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Interactive travel and history in: THE WORLD HERITAGE SITES OF FRANCE

By Jèrộme Sabatier

Rating:  star star star star star 

A comprehensive collection of the most beautiful and historic cities, castles and monuments in France as classified by the World Heritage Sites by the United Nations.

SIGHTSEEING
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Stories about the paranormal in: SIGHTSEEING IN THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY TALES RETOLD BY A PSYCHIC BYSTANDER

By Louisa Oakley Green

Rating:  star star star star star 

Here are 100 plus tales of the paranormal told by apparently “normal” people, gathered by a reporter and wife of a clairvoyant.

KARMA
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Everyone can learn to effectively practice speed networking with information in NETWORKING KARMA

By Gail Tolstoi-Miller

Rating:  star star star star star 

With the help of nearly a dozen contributing experts in networking, career counselor and self-described introvert Tolstoi-Miller provides an easy-to-read and clearly expressed insider’s guide to quick and comfortable communication with potential business prospects through speed networking events.

SOLUTIONS
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How seemingly ordinary people can spot “treasure in trash” and solve important problems for the world and for themselves in: HIDDEN SOLUTIONS ALL AROUND YOU

By Daniel R. Castro

Rating:  star star star star star 

Author, attorney, entrepreneur, and inspirational speaker, Daniel Castro explains why some people can look at perfectly ordinary situations and see opportunities that others miss.

DEBT
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Becoming debt free in: DEBT CLEANSE

By Jorge P. Newbery

Rating:  star star star star star 

A unique perspective to breaking down the process debtors should take to become debt free.

WEIGHT
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Weighing in on the right way to lift weights in: WEIGHT TRAINING WITHOUT INJURY

By Fred Stellabote and Rachel Straub

Rating:  star star star star star 

WEIGHT TRAINING WITHOUT INJURY is a user’s guide to help prevent injury for beginners as well as advanced individuals looking to maximize their weight training regimes.

SHIRELLE
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A dog’s dogma in: THE TEACHINGS OF SHIRELLE – LIFE LESSONS FROM A DIVINE KNUCKLEHEAD

By Douglas Green

Rating:  star star star star star 

THE TEACHINGS OF SHIRELLE has a message that most dog owners would agree with: you can train your dog, but your dog will also be training you.

Conversations
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A gift of a lifetime of lessons in: CONVERSATIONS ON THE BENCH

By Digger Cartwright

Rating:  star star star star star 

An account of one man’s lifetime of knowledge on how to lead a satisfying, successful and ultimately emotionally fulfilled life, divided into 25 essential lessons.

BUZZ
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Braving the streets of Chicago in: BUZZ RIDE

By P.M. White

Rating:  star star star star star 

In an experiment to discover what the rideshare business is about, one middle-aged business man takes it upon himself to tackle the dangers and excitement of becoming a rideshare driver.

HUNGRY3
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A means to coping with sexual abuse by rejecting touch in: HUNGRY FOR TOUCH

By Laureen Marie Peltier

Rating:  star star star star star 

With the help of an unconventional psychiatrist, a woman struggles to recover from childhood sexual abuse.

CROWNING
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Combing through the expansive standards of beauty in: CROWNING GLORY

By Stacy Harshman

Rating:  star star star star star 

A spunky twenty-something New Yorker, transplanted from Chicago, has her curiosity piqued by the male attention she receives while wearing a red wig she bought on eBay on a whim.

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In a sea of guidance books, GIANT KILLERS provides a modern take on an ancient story

By Steve Lawson

Rating:  star star star star star 

Everyone has “giants” in their lives that need slaying—fears, worries, guilt, insecurity, etc.—but those giants can be overcome through self-awareness, combined with God’s grace. The Bible story of David and Goliath has long symbolized how people can overcome seemingly impossible situations to come out ahead. Former pastor and church planter, Steve Lawson uses this story […]

QUESTLOVE
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Tips on achieving the “perfect” relationship in: MY QUEST TO LOVE

By Daniel C. Davis

Rating:  star star star star star 

MY QUEST TO LOVE provides practical guidelines on how to achieve the illusive perfect relationship, based on his familiarity with common pitfalls along the way.

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Adventure and rediscovery of self on the Appalachian Trail in: THE WORLD WE LEFT BEHIND

By John R. Morris

Rating:  star star star star star 

The author, depressed by a breakup and a meaningless job, starts a thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail. John Morris and his fiancee had broken up, and his job as a security guard was starting to seem unfulfilling and dull. He found himself more and more tempted by a dream of achieving something really impressive – […]

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Contemplations on the relationship between food, love and family in: COOK YOUR WAY TO LOVE & HARMONY

By Agus Ekanurdi and Frida Antony

Rating:  star star star star star 

A first person memoir about the healing properties of home cooking and a strong family life, written from the perspective of a newly married man navigating his relationship and the heart-wrenching difficulties of aging parents.