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Review: Warlocks of Evergreen (The Evergreen Journals Book 1) by T.I. Dunsterville

★★★★½ Warlocks of Evergreen: The Evergreen Journals Book I by T.I. Dunsterville

The world of Evergreen is everything its name implies, and more. A living world – a truly living, sentient planet – of beauty and magic.

But there is more to this planet that meets the eye. Settlers begin to experience changes, and lose their interest in leaving as the other races of the strange and beautiful land begin to commune, and even form families together.…

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Review: Taken By Storm (The Taken Book 1) by Anna Argent

★★★★★ Taken By Storm by Anna Argent

Isa Telwyn would say she’s pretty normal – in her twenties, working as a small-town librarian in Oklahoma. She might have fantastic dreams of impossible, wondrous places, sure, but at her heart, she’s just your average girl – right?

When a storm sweeps into her sleepy town, a stunningly gorgeous man carved out of dreams and bound by honor, comes to deliver news to Isa: she is the born leader of a far-off people, hidden away in human society in secret for protection from a great threat.…

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Review: The Girl Who Could Read Hearts by Sherry Maysonave

★★★★ The Girl Who Could Read Hearts by Sherry Maysonave

Six-year-old Kate Kindrick possesses a rare “seventh sense” passed down through generations of her father’s family: the unique ability to see inside of people’s hearts. A heart might look like “a Grand Canyon disaster, full of oozing painful craters and gorges” or be “covered with gray-green storm clouds, all dotted with icy pockets.” The Kindricks also have prophetic dreams and sensations that inexplicably link them together from miles apart.…

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Review: Unbarred Innovation by Mayur Ramgir

★★★★ Unbarred Innovation: A Pathway to Greatest Discoveries by Mayur Ramgir

Mayur Ramgir is an entrepreneur – founder of the up-and-coming Zonopact, and the single creator and developer of the CLINTRA software. Holding an MS in Computational Science and Engineering from Georgia Tech, as well as and other degrees and learning from from University of Sussex, University of Mumbai, MIT, and University of Oxford, it’s safe to say that he is well-versed in the concepts of innovation, and self-created success.…

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Review: PURR Passive Income Power™ by Bradley Morgan

★★★★ PURR Passive Income Power™ by Bradley Morgan

If you’re looking for a high-energy introduction to making money in the digital age, then PURR by Bradley Morgan is a wonderful place to start. With his unique branding, complete with a bevy of acronyms and trademarked self-improvement techniques, Morgan takes readers through the many ups and downs of working for yourself, and generating passive income along the way.…

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Review: Money Rx by Joseph C. Newtz

★★★★ Money Rx by Joseph C. Newtz

Money Rx: Your for Financial Success by Joseph C. Newtz provides a font of wisdom from a humble advisor.

Most books that promise to improve your life or give you expert advice tend to be self-aggrandizing and can even be condescending at times.…

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Review: Stumbling On A Tale (Time to Time #2) by Suzanne Roche

★★★★½ Stumbling on a Tale by Suzanne Roche

It all started with a book. Now three siblings are stuck together, traveling through time, once again…whether they like it or not.

Join Peri, Henry, and Max – two siblings and a half, in reverse order – as they make their way from the high spirits and high seas of an immigration ship en route to New York, and on to new adventures in the Middle Ages.…

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Review: Miss Matched At Midlife by Rebecca Brockway


For women of a certain age the prospect of dating can be social whirl of a nightmare. But when Rebecca Brockway found herself single in her 40s, she documented her next decade of dating experiences in a humorous memoir, “Miss Matched At Midlife” with a positively can-do attitude.…

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