Women’s Fiction: Love, Marriage, Family, and the Choices We Make

Women’s fiction tends to focus on the conflicts women experience when balancing their personal and professional lives, and Lisa Slabach is someone who can wholeheartedly understand these struggles. As an author, mother, and a leading sales manager for a Fortune 500 company, Slabach is familiar with the internal troubles that most women can identify with. In her heartwarming and riveting novels, Slabach expertly captures these feelings and weaves powerful stories about unforgettable women who ... [Read More...]

Adventurous Historical Fiction from Bruce Mitchell

If you’re looking for adventure back in old times you can’t go wrong with historical fiction novels, which balance an accurate depiction of the past with compelling characters. Author Bruce Mitchell has mastered this genre, writing three unique novels that are sure to interest fans of historical fiction. Wide Sky People This is the debut novel of Bruce Mitchell’s Thornton series, which introduces us to the Thornton family. It’s the early 1840s, and Mick and Cate Thornton decide to reloc... [Read More...]

A Dollhouse for Christmas: A Heartwarming Holiday Tale

If you need a little encouragement to get into the holiday spirit, make yourself a cup of hot cocoa and settle in with this sweet novella by author Aleese Hughes. A Dollhouse for Christmas will draw you in with its whimsical storytelling and keep you entertained with its host of lovable characters and inspiring scenarios. Continue reading to see our full review for this charming holiday story! A Dollhouse for Christmas Andi Quinn is a hardworking single mother who desperately wants to do what... [Read More...]

Frail Earth: Is Science and Technology Dooming the Planet?

Looking for a different perspective on the scientific status quo? Author and painter Yuval Kanev offers his unique observations and opinions in his latest nonfiction work, Frail Earth: Threatened by Scientists. This book is geared to be a controversial, contradicting the thoughts that so many people have about our leading scientists today. Nonetheless, Kanev’s book is humorous and thought-provoking, which should interest curious critical thinkers and concerned citizens alike. Kanev has publis... [Read More...]

Can We Control Time? Does Time Even Exist?

It seems as if our entire lives revolve around the concept of time. For most of us, the clock dictates when we wake up in the morning, when we eat our meals, when we leave for work, and when we return home. If you don’t think your life is ruled by time, consider how often you’ve thought things like: “I don’t have time to do that.” “I need to be there on time.” “It’s time to leave for work.” “We ran out of time.” “I wish we had more time.” Merriam-Webster de... [Read More...]

Adorable New Children’s Book for Dog Lovers

What’s cuter than puppies? Two puppies, lovingly illustrated in a beautiful children’s book about kindness, generosity, and dog food! Author Saado Cavalier’s enchanting and creative story is sure to appeal to dog lovers of all ages. Simba Dreams of Kibbles This storybook is about two King Charles Cavalier Spaniel puppies named Simba and Bella. Together, they live in the Winston House apartments of Foggy Bottom with their owners, Alejandro and Saado. The story begins on a lovely Sunday mo... [Read More...]

African American Historical Fiction by Tina Jones Williams

If you’re looking for historical African American fiction featuring strong families and relatable characters, you need to check out the works of Tina Jones Williams. Williams grew up attending the first desegregated class at her Berkeley junior high school in the 1960s, and many of her experiences inspired her to write stories about the city of Berkeley during that tumultuous time. Although Williams’ characters are fictional, the emotions and historical references can be felt on every page. ... [Read More...]

How to be Ally and Create Inclusion

What does it mean “to be an ally?” For some the concept is challenging and for other it’s broad or vague. Put simply, being and ally to someone else starts with being genuinely helpful to them. But it goes beyond that, it means putting aside your biases, not letting any micro-aggressions slip out and then taking action, meaningful action, to help others who may not have your level of standing or influence. Sometimes people might ask for your help, sometimes they won’t but you can offer i... [Read More...]

Better Sex Begins with the Right Diet

If you’re like most people, you want a better sex life, but your efforts might be in vane. There is no secret exercise or other miracle cure. But you can impact your sexual health greatly by changing your diet. Eating too many processed foods, sweets, and calorie-laden meals offering little nutritional value will leave anyone feeling sluggish and bloated — the complete opposite of sexy. This is why acupuncturist and holistic nutritional counselor Christine DeLozier, L.Ac. spent years studyi... [Read More...]

Life-Changing Advice for Introverts

Whether you’re at a networking event or trying to sell a product to a customer, being able to communicate effectively is a must. Speaking with unfamiliar people seems to come naturally for outgoing extroverts, but introverted people often feel shy and uncomfortable when they’re supposed to “mingle” with others. Quiet people may even miss out on professional opportunities because they don’t know how or when to speak up. Luckily, author and self-proclaimed introvert Matthew Pollard offe... [Read More...]