Wednesday , June 3 2020

Book Reviews

Book Review: ‘All Things New,’ a Young Adult Novel by Lauren Miller

In 'All Things New' by Lauren Miller she takes us into the life of seventeen-year-old Jessa Gray. Jessa was always a great student, but then life changed in unexpected ways. Her parents split up, her mom moved on, getting remarried and having another family. Her family decided that Jessa should stay with her mom, never consulting her about her own feelings. Suddenly life has darkened, her grades have dropped and she begins having severe anxiety, barely able to leave her home.

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Book Review: ‘The Mutual Admiration Society,’ A Young Adult Novel by Lesley Kagen

In 'The Mutual Admiration Society,' Leslie Kagen takes us into the past and into the life of a family that struggles just as many others of the time do. But she also shows us the often fun hijinks of children as they find ways to enjoy their time away from school and often parental influence.

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Book Review: ‘Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction,’ by Cheryl Strauss Einhorn

Problem Solved by Cheryl Strauss Einhorn shows how to make better personal and professional decisions. Applying science to decision making results in far better outcomes, whatever your quandary.

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Book Review: ‘Stop Guessing: The 9 Behaviors of Great Problem Solvers,’ by Nat Greene

'Stop Guessing: The 9 Behaviours of Great Problem Solvers' by problem solving expert Nat Greene is a fascinating new book about what it really takes to solve the hard problems. It's a must for anyone in the business of finding solutions.

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Book Review: ‘Convicting Avery: The Bizarre Laws and Broken System behind Making a Murderer’ by Michael D. Cicchini

In 'Convicting Avery' Michael D Cicchini, an experienced criminal defence attorney, explores and explains legal and procedural rules that impacted the Steven Avery case before the jury was ever selected.

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Book Review: ‘Losing My Misery’ by Bobby Long

In the collection of poetry 'Losing My Misery' Bobby Long certainly has a way with words, and while his words do not flow to my ear like those of Dylan Thomas, or for that mater Bob Dylan, he is skilled a expressing both wry humor and many other shades of emotion from despair to hope and contentment within the poetiic franework, with or without music.

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