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Interview: Marly Youmans, Author of 'Glimmerglass: A Novel', Poet and Teacher, Part 2 of 2

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 06:00:00 UT

'If I could tell my young self something, I'd say that she should not let anything take away her joy in making things out of words - that whatever tends to take away from that deep play and pleasure should be questioned.'

Interview: Marly Youmans, Author of 'Glimmerglass: A Novel,' Poet and Writing Instructor, Part 1 of 2

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 06:00:00 UT

'Anything that deepens your life is of use to a writer. Anything that makes you a bigger person on the inside is of use. Anything that helps you understand other people is of use. And anything that causes you to grieve, love, be sheltering, be upset, and feel joy is of use.'

Book Review: 'Dot Money,' Financial Analysis by Eric Majors

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:00:00 UT

Dot Money by Eric Majors is a refreshing view at macroeconomics. Spending a year as an intern in the systems and procedures department of a bank in Venezuela while completing my BA in Political Sciences and Business Administration back in the late 80's; I had been interested in the process of money creation and circulation in ...

Book Review: 'The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind The Myth of The Scandinavian Utopia' by Michael Booth

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:00:00 UT

Booth's writing style is effectively journalistic spiced with irony.

Book Review: 'Taking the Scenic Route to Manhood' by Jeremy L. Wallace

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:00:00 UT

Everyone will benefit from reading this book and remembering that we're all human, we all have the right to be who we want to be, and we can all learn to be more humane when we try to understand others.

Book Review: 'Cookie's Case,' A Tug Wyler Mystery by Andy Siegel

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:00:00 UT

A fun and slightly bizarre mystery and medical drama

Book Review: 'Tunnel Vision: A Focused Life' by Isadora Fokine Beauregard

Sun, 15 Feb 2015 06:00:00 UT

If there was one book that I could recommend to assist in someone's healing process, it would be 'Tunnel Vision' by Isadora Fokine Beauregard.

Book Review: 'Huckster: My Life as an Ad Man' by Ron Elgin

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 06:00:00 UT

Despite the often self-deprecating humor in these pages, I really appreciated the honesty Ron shows about his business, the mistakes he made, what he learned, and the overall sense of goodwill about work and life that he presents. Anyone in business will be able to appreciate the stories and lessons.

Interview: Cecilia Velástegui, Author of 'Parisian Promises'

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 06:00:00 UT

In Velástegui's novel, Monica, an innocent American college student studying in Paris in 1973, sees everything in Paris with rose-tinted glasses, and is determined to find the love of her life there.

Book Review: Matt Sumell Debuts With 'Making Nice' - A Novel In Stories

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 06:00:00 UT

Readers willing to meet Sumell half way will find the trip worth their while.