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Book Review: ‘Swing Set’ by Joanna Kadish

When I began reading “Swing Set” by Joanna Kadish, I was intrigued by the by idea of a swingers story. Of course, I have my own thoughts on the swinger’s lifestyle and all the many ways that being a swinger can ruin a relationship. When I think of being in love, it never crossed my …

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Book Review: ‘Prism’ by Roland Allnach

Author Roland Allnach, in his new collection of stories, titled, “Prism,” has taken the risk of alienating readers with too varied a selection of genres. Everything is in the stew here: futuristic tales, love stories, horror, on and on, filling the pot with all manner of ingredients. How easily this might have backfired. After all, …

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Book Review: ‘Build Wealth & Spend It All’ by Stanley Riggs

I have just finished reading “Build Wealth & Spend It All” by Stanley Riggs.  I chose to read this book for several reasons: I have always been interested in financial planning; understanding strategies for enjoying the fruits of my labor; and how best to balance spending and savings. When I read the synopsis, many things …

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Book Review: ‘Abuse & Betrayal’ by Richard Joseph

Richard Joseph pours his heart and soul in this divorce driven memoir “Abuse & Betrayal.” Joseph brings to light a struggle that many go through that we don’t always hear about when facing divorce and custody battles while fighting inside the legal system that is suppose to protect the innocent. Many people are fully aware …

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Book Review: The Universe-ity by Michael Samuels

First Place: Self-Help The cover had my attention because I am actively a college student, and I love to learn, and especially about spirituality. Michael Samuels clearly illustrates the most important education one can receive in life has nothing to do with graduate school, instead it’s called “The Universe-ity: A Spiritual Education Using The Law …

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Book Review: She Likes It Rough by GVR Corcillo

First Place: Humor/Satire First Place: Indie Where do I begin my review of “She Likes It Rough” by GVR Corcillo? Well, I am not quite sure how to deliver my thoughts because I move than loved this book, I can honestly say that I am IN LOVE with this book. I am so glad I …

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Book Review: Stillwell: A Haunting on Long Island by Michael Phillip Cash

Honorable Mention: General Fiction “Stillwell: A Haunting on Long Island” by Michael Phillip Cash is the story about Paul Russo and his struggle with maintaining after the recent loss of his wife. Paul has three surviving children and daily routines are proving to be harder and harder as the effects after Allison’s death. He must …

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Book Review: Worthy Brown’s Daughter by Phillip Margolin

Phillip Margolin is a blessing for those who like good legal thrillers. They are solid, enjoyable reads…and he is an author whom I rank right alongside John Grisham and Scott Turow. But this time round Margolin has really outdone himself with “Worthy Brown’s Daughter.” It would be a crime to relegate this book as a …

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Book Review: There is no Mrs. Gezunterman by Kevin Mednick

Having just finished “There is no Mrs. Gezunterman” by author Kevin Mednick, I must start out by saying that it was a great read. Not that I’m surprised – it’s just that the book itself was not quite what I had expected. Not that I really knew what to expect to begin with. In “There …

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Book Review: The Bible-Time Nursery Rhyme Book by Emily Hunter

“The Bible-Time Nursery Rhyme Book” by Emily Hunter lets children discover the bible through nursery rhymes. At the bottom of each rhyme there is a scripture that goes with it, so children can see how it is related to the Bible. The girls and I enjoyed the colorful pictures that went along with the nursery …

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