01 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

A Trip to the Hardware Store & Other Calamities (Quirky Essays for Quirky People) by Barbara Venkataraman

The author sent me this book for review and while browsing for something light after a major surgery, I picked this one. Short stories are absolutely wonderful when you’re on medications that affect your ability to focus because you don’t have to try to remember the entire story to get the gist of that “chapter”. […]

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02 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Guest Post by Christina Brockett, Author of The Missing Pages of the Parent Handbook

What are the most common needs of any parent? I think all parents need to realize that they are not alone in their imperfection. No matter how prepared you think you are, parenting has a way of throwing you curve balls. One of the best ways to deal with these is to learn from others […]

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17 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Dog Water Free, A Memoir: A coming-of-age story about an improbable journey to find emotional truth by Michael Jay

When the author sent me this book for review, I wasn’t sure if I was excited or annoyed. Lately, the self-published memoirs that I have run across have left to be desired. The title was intriguing so I decided to give it a go… so glad that I did. Beautifully written, gorgeously executed. I’m a […]

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24 September 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Guest Post by Tim Myers, author of Glad to be Dad: A Call to Fatherhood

You can read a sample of this book below. Two Hours in the Life: A Cautionary Sample The phrase “easier said than done” applies with particular force to certain activities, things like bungee jumping, sky diving, or Formula-1 racing. Spending time at home with kids, it turns out, falls into the same category, and not […]

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15 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

The Explosive Child by Ross Greene

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