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...]

From Social Media to Weight Loss: How to Guides by Daniel Zane Bryan

The internet can be an excellent resource for curious minds, but it can also be difficult to track down the most accurate information. When it comes to things as important as your own health or business, you want to make sure that you can put your best foot forward. This is where author Daniel Zane Bryan can help. Bryan holds several degrees and has a passion for research and education. His books strive to break down complicated, broad topics into bite-sized lessons that anyone can understand an... [Read More...]

YA Fiction Set in Eastern European Village

I am Cecilia by author Zara Miller is a debut coming-of-age novel that tells the complicated, often hilarious, story of a teenage girl who craves something more from life than what she was born into. Readers are sure to resonate with the young, highly intelligent protagonist and feel compelled to cheer her on during every step of her journey. As Miller’s very first book, I am Cecilia was inspired heavily by Miller’s own experiences growing up. Like Cecilia, Miller is deeply connected to her ... [Read More...]