Spotlight Book! “Lucid Dreaming for Beginners” by Lori J. John

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Have you ever wondered what secrets your dreams hold? Do you wake up with just the briefest memory of your dream and you want to learn how to remember better? Do you want to know what your dreams mean? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, then this book is for you. Man has always been fascinated by the world of dreams. For thousands of years, dreams have been important to many cultures. They are how we can get in touch with ourselves, to learn, to grow and to overcome. However, how can we fully explore our dreams when they fade as we wake up? The answer is lucid dreaming. Lucid dreaming is when we know that we are in a dream state and therefore, we can look at our dream elements and find the meaning behind them.

Everything that we see in our dreams is produced by our own minds; lucid dreaming allows us to be aware of what we see in our dreams, helping us to learn and to remember what we have seen.

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Book Review “Weather Wits and Science Snickers” by Steve LaNore

PERSONAL RATING SYSTEM: 

ILLUSTRATIONS – *****
FLOW – ****
GRAMMAR/EDITING *****

ON A REVIEW SITE:
5 STARS

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This was the greatest little book I have read to my kids in a long time! I had my 12 year old read this to me and her little sisters, ages 5 and 7. 

My 12 year old really enjoyed it. She is more the creative type, and this book is chock full of amazing little tidbits and it is presented in a way that even if you don’t like the subject of Science you will love this book. 

I’m not (too) ashamed to admit that I didn’t really know most of the information in this book either! 
I mean, do you know exactly what fossil fuel is? Or what has to happen to the clouds for the moon to have a halo around it?These are just a few of the questions that will be answered in this book.
If you already know the answers, kudos go to you! 😛 

The jokes were well placed and illustrated. My kids especially loved the joke about “Jupiter going to the doctor”. 
Also, the illustrations and pictures in general were AWESOME. 

This would be a GREAT book to gift to any child on your christmas list.
I would say the target audience is pretty right on. I think that you could even push it to 14 or 15 year olds and they would still enjoy it. Especially if they are interested in Science. 

The author recommends the paper back version for the best experience, you can get it
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You can get the Kindle version 

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“Weather Wits and Science Snickers” is a kid’s
book but adults will like it too. It’s a comic book, but it’s not. It’s silly
but serious as well. It’s not a textbook, but readers will learn some neat facts.

Adults and children alike will enjoy the funny comic-style illustrations and
upbeat mood. The book covers a wide range of topics, from cold fronts
and tornadoes to the planet Jupiter and even vacuum cleaners on the
moon…

Each corny joke and full-color illustration is followed by an age-appropriate (2nd grade and up) explanation, and real-world images. Resource Web links are indexed in the back for further study. 

Reading Weather Wits along with your kids can make for a fun and educational time together. You’ll find it a breezy  and informative read for weather and science
lovers of all ages!

“Weather Wits & Science Snickers” book is written by a 5-time award winning meteorologist with 27 years broadcast experience.

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Book Review! “The Colors of Friendship” by K.R. Raye

PERSONAL RATING SYSTEM: 

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT – ****
PLOT   – *****
FLOW – ****
GRAMMAR/EDITING ****

ON A REVIEW SITE:
5 STARS

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This is one of those rare books that bring out such a range of emotions it is hard to figure out which emotion speaks the strongest to you. 
This is a book about three friends in their Sophomore year in college. They are about as different as they could be. 

Melody is one of those super romantic girls, who thinks that they are going to find a fairy tale knight and ride off into the sunset. 

Imani is very career driven and refuses to get involved with anyone, no matter how she feels about them. 

Lance is a football player who loves to be a womanizer. Even though he clearly doesn’t respect the women he has one night stands with, he loves Melody and Imani with a brotherly and protective fierceness. 

Things are going well until Melody starts dating Kevin. Warning bells are going off in Imani and Lance’s head, but what can they do? Melody would never believe that something was wrong with her prince charming. 

Meanwhile Imani is having trouble’s of her own. She really likes Trevor and they are great friends. 
She really can’t afford to get involved with anyone…but will that decision ultimately come back to haunt her?

The end of this book is like fireworks exploding. Anyone who has felt the effects of abuse will cringe. 
I have been touched by abuse, but it was a family friend and I never knew the relationship very well. 
Anyone else might be too affected to really enjoy this book, but I think it is an important subject. 

Overall, this book was a great read! I can’t wait to read the next book in the series to find out what happens to the three friends after the ending of this book. The good news is I don’t have to wait long.
Coming Nov. 19th!

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True friendship endures all obstacles…right? Three college friends search for true love, NFL fame, and a successful engineering career. Will one friend’s quest for happiness endanger all three of their lives? Naïve, romantic Melody Wilkins aims to find true love at college just like her parents. But will she sacrifice her soul to obtain it? No-nonsense Imani Jordan strives for good grades and a chemical engineering degree. When a friendship offers more, will she follow her head or her heart? Lance Dunn is only serious about two things: football and protecting his girls, Melody and Imani. When a threat enters their lives and tests their friendship, can he stop it before it kills them? 

After the torrents of jealousy, sex, and abuse subside, will their friendship survive…The Colors of Friendship?

 

 

FREE Kindle Book! “The Detroit Kid in the Forgotten War” by John Robert McCauley

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This story captures the forgotten conflict of World War II. The book sets during the Great Depression about eight years prior to World War II. The first section of “The Detroit Kid” is the story of young John trying to find his way during the depression while reaching for dreams and in the process learning the ways of men. This novel explores such issues as guilt, the acquisition of wisdom, heroism and the life journey of at home drama, competition, heartbreak and triumph. The later part of the story recounts deeply inspiring true life-changing experiences, one more awesome and deeply inspiring than the next, in the Army Air Corps.

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Spotlight Book! “Mary’s Christmas Knight” by Moriah Densley

 

I love the way Moriah developed the characters and storyline.Amazon Reviewer 

She is an excellent writer and one of my favorite authors.  – Amazon Reviewer 

Tis the season for giving and Mary the lady she is of her time does give.  – Amazon Reviewer 

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Mary Cavendish’s corset is already too tight. All the lovely Christmas food is tempting her, and that’s bad news for her dream of attracting a “knight on a white charger” — not that volunteering at the parish hospital is how she expects to meet him. Enter a mysterious Christmas Eve patient, who is none other than the famous Shakespearean actor Sir Wesley Samuel Darcy. Mary finds him arrogant, too forward… and maddeningly handsome. 

When Mary learns Sir Wesley has been invited to spend Christmas with her family at Rougemont, she vows to resist the charming London rogue. Wesley thinks finding the perfect present for Miss Cavendish will tempt her — she’s not as prim as she pretends to be. Mary turned down six proposals last Season, and she’s not about to give in to a rake. But if Mary can’t resist the sugarplums, how can she resist the dashing Sir Wesley? 

 

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Steamy Book! “Blonde Pussy Champagne” by Melissa Markwell

**WARNING – Erotica – 18+ only**

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“An intense erotic tale of lesbian sex and seduction, and with copious amounts of coercion, humiliation, deception, discipline, punishment & domination thrown in for good measure. It’s definitely more akin to “50 Slaps” than “50 Shades”! — PP. 

If you’re tired of love stories, hand holding & predictable happy endings… and you’d rather read all about the real-life inspired no-holds-barred adventures of a self-confessed sociopath & real dirty bitch living in London SW6, then you’re definitely in the right place. 

“Blonde Pussy Champagne” is the latest installment in the action-packed In Bed With Melissa series – featuring: “The Insane Real Life Adventures Of an Out-of-Control Girl-Loving Slutty Hot-Ass Dirty Nympho Bitch…” – and it doesn’t disappoint. 

 

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Book Review! “Jill” by C.W. Schultz

PERSONAL RATING SYSTEM: 

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT – ****
PLOT   – *****
FLOW – ****
GRAMMAR/EDITING ****

ON A REVIEW SITE:
5 STARS

 

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I purposefully waited until Halloween to read this story. It didn’t disappoint! I couldn’t have hand-picked a better choice. 

This is one of those books that will hook right from the first few pages and have you rushing back to it every chance you get. 

Right at the beginning of the book you meet Rachel. It doesn’t take you long to realize that Rachel is the killer that the police know as “Jill”. She kills her first victim in a way that will leave you wondering if you can go on in the first few pages……of course you can’t help but go on!

Rachel has what every man hating serial killer could want. She gets all the Norcuron she could need from her brother. She also happens to catch the eye of a lead detective on the “Jill” case when her husband leaves her. The perfect informant!

What could possibly go wrong? Ummmmm, a LOT! 

There were so many twists and turns, characters and angles, that it will make your head spin. In a good way.
It was written well so it was never confusing. The characters were well developed and you knew exactly who was who. I hate books that you can’t remember which character is which. 

Overall it was book I would recommend to anyone. 
Solid five stars!

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Description:

At home, Rachel Rhodes is a mother and wife. At work, she is a manager. At night, she is the infamous serial killer known only as Jill. Her secret will eventually affect everyone in her life, from her family members to the detectives investigating the case.

Luck starts off on her side as she befriends heartbroken detective Cole Dale, who’s an important link to the investigation. However, that luck seems to fade when Rachel meets Cole’s partner, an unorthodox and mentally unstable detective, Perry Charleton, driven by personal reasons to stop Jill using any means necessary.

The novel is told in an omniscient narrative style, allowing the story to have a hauntingly neutral perspective which disguises everything as it progresses and leaves no room for predictability, entangling the reader in a web of evil. Layered with symbolism and motifs, leaving the story to come together like a puzzle through the characters’ actions and interactions; its themes deal with such issues as dysfunction, impressionability and influence, sexism, racism and even humiliation.

 

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Spotlight Book! “Supernatural Hero” by Eran Gadot

“I liked the book’s story, and I really enjoyed it’s illustrations.” – Amazon Reviewer

“Andy’s character is very well developed.”  – Amazon Reviewer

“I hope this book is one of a series.”  – Amazon Reviewer

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“I’m the class nerd, the only kid who doesn’t get invited to birthday parties… Maybe it would be better if everyone gave me the silent treatment. At least they would be paying attention to me…” 

So thinks Andy, the boy everyone makes fun of because he’s really skinny and wears glasses and talks to himself, the nerdiest kid in the class, who falls in love with the prettiest girl in the class. Andy believes that he will show all the geeks that one of them can go out with the queen of the class! And one day it happens, thanks to Grandpa who has turned into a ghost. Ever since, Andy can see all kinds of ghosts and talk to them, and that’s why he is the only one who can save the lovely Zoe from the evil spirit that got into her home. Will he becomes a supernatural hero and win the girl..? 

 

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Spotlight Book! “Untethered” by Katie Hayoz

I greatly enjoyed reading Untethered and would definitely recommend it. ” ~Amazon Reviewer

 

“The story itself was very interesting and kept me captivated, engaged, second guessing myself even. ” ~ Amazon Reviewer

 

The characters and the relationships made me love this story all the better.” ~Amazon Reviewer 

 

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Sixteen-year-old Sylvie isn’t comfortable in her own skin. In fact, there are times she can’t even manage to stay inside it. But if there is one thing she’s sure of, it’s her love for Kevin Phillips. She’s willing to stake everything on it — her family, her friends, and possibly her soul.

Junior year is off to a less than stellar start for Sylvie: Her parents are splitting up, her little brother is sitting at her lunch table, and she’s the target of the school bully. Plus, she accidentally astral projects, slipping out of her body again and again at all the worst times. Sylvie is cast as the class freak and a medical misfit. She wishes she were somewhere else. Someone else. But it’s only when her best friend catches the attention of the boy Sylvie’s loved in secret since the fifth grade that Sylvie makes up her mind to do something drastic.

Sylvie intends to get Kevin by any means possible — even if it involves treachery, deceit, and the insidious side of the paranormal. After years of trying to ignore her ability to astral project, Sylvie finally decides to embrace it. But she also decides to embrace the shadows that accompany her on her out-of-body experiences. Opening herself up to the shadows and their evil, Sylvie comes up with a dark plan. She is positive her scheme will give her what she wants, but she doesn’t count on it all spiraling out of control.

Untethered by Katie Hayoz explores the intoxicating and dangerous world of jealousy and obsession when coupled with paranormal ability. It is a touching, sometimes funny, sometimes heart-breaking novel that speaks to the self-doubt lurking in us all.

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Book Review! “Thoughts of a Pure Mind” by Calvin Bland

PERSONAL RATING SYSTEM: 

FLOW – ****
GRAMMAR/EDITING ***

ON A REVIEW SITE:
4 STARS

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I have always loved poems. I am always looking for ways to help my brain think creatively about a situation. Usually that is exactly what a poem does. 
I really like how this book had a positive spin as well. 

That doesn’t mean I don’t love Edgar Allen Poe and his poems, but they are more for entertainment purposes more than anything else. 
THIS book will actually leave you feeling better about life. 

If I had to pick my favorite poems I would probably pick *Yes or No* and *Magic*. 
The great thing about a book of poems is that there is usually something for everyone, no matter your personal taste. 

The only thing that was confusing with this book is that the BOLD text that corresponds to the poems is UNDER the poem. 
At first I thought that the bold text was the introduction. It had me wondering a few times until I figured that out.

Overall this would be a great book for anyone. The paperback as a gift is also a really good idea. 
Almost that time of year again!

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DESCRIPTION:

Thoughts of a pure mind is a book of poems. The poems found in this book aren’t just your average poetry writings. These poems will enlighten the reader to embark on new thoughts and ways of thinking. The author challenges the reader to open their minds to concepts that may seem foreign. Read about new concepts on politics, religion, education, love, hate, peace and war. Thoughts of a pure mind will help an un pure mind become pure once again. Because a mind is a terrible thing to waste. 

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