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Review: Never A Choice But Always A Gift by Adam Que

★★★½ Never A Choice But Always A Gift by Adam Que

Delving into someone else’s mind can be an exhausting and exciting adventure, and in Never A Choice But Always A Gift, Adam Que artfully pulls back the curtain on the inner monologue of Max Kristoff.  Once readers move past the frantic pace of the author’s thoughts, and have a chance to settle into the stream-of-consciousness style, the story begins to take on a vague shape.…

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Review: Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Erectile Dysfunction and Penile Implants by Rick & Brenda Redner

★★★★ Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Erectile Dysfunction and Penile Implants

Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Erectile Dysfunction and Penile Implants by Rick and Brenda Redner is an informative and important book.

There are certain books that may be uncomfortable to pick up in a bookstore, or leave lying about on your coffee table, even if their subject matter is completely normal, and something that affects tens of millions of men around the world.…

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Review: CBT Worksheets for Anxiety by Dr. James Manning and Dr. Nicola Ridgeway

★★★★ CBT Worksheets for Anxiety (Adult edition): A simple CBT workbook to help you record your progress when using CBT to reduce anxiety by Dr. James Manning and Dr. Nicola Ridgeway

“CBT,” short for “cognitive-behavioral therapy,” is a type of psychological therapy designed to alleviate anxiety, depression, and related or co-morbid disorders and issues. It is an action-oriented approach that asks those undertaking it to work towards goals and actively “reprogram” themselves away from bad habits and into healthier mind-frames.…

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Review: Return of the Dragon by Alex J. Webster

★★★★½ Return of the Dragon by Alex J. Webster

Return of the Dragon by Alex J. Webster is a bloody good ride from start to finish.

Vampires have no doubt made a comeback in popular fiction, but some critics have noted the toned-down nature of these depictions, as opposed to the more sinister and terrifying versions of generations past.…

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Review: She Let Go of My Hand by John D. Wattson

★★★★ She Let Go of My Hand: A Father's Memoir of His Divorce Journey

She Let Go of My Hand: A Father’s Memoir of His Divorce Journey by John D. Wattson is a heartbreaking and honest tale of troubled times.

The hard truth that relationships take time and effort should come as no surprise to any reader, but rarely is the brutal collapse of a marriage put on such bold display.…

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Review: Ghost in the Park by Ray Melnik

★★★½ Ghost in the Park by Ray Melnik

Ghost in the Park by Ray Melnik fits into a category all its own  – one could call it paranormal science mixed with some romance. Sami has just long his young wife, a woman with a turbulent past. Meanwhile, Noah Braxton is working on a scientific experiment, which leads to some unpredictable results – the main outcome is loved ones coming back from the dead in a nearby park.…

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Review: Kiss of the Assassin by Jayla Jasso

★★★★★ Kiss of the Assassin by Jayla Jasso

Kiss of the Assassin by Jayla Jasso is an exciting and emotional fantasy romance centering on Jiandra and Yajna, two people on very different paths in the country of Villeleia – one who’s trying to save the people of Villeleia, and one who’s trying to start a war.…

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