Review: Dark Against the Sky

Dark Against the Sky: A Climbing Boy’s Story is a heartwarming tale of hope, determination and perseverance. Tommy is a climbing boy (young chimney sweep) working in the streets of London. He is a child, stolen from his parents and trapped in this hard labor, overseen by a cruel and

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Review: This is Yakutat by Kadashan

Yakwdaat Aya: This is Yakutat by Kadashan is a collection of fictional tales masterfully woven by the author and seasoned by his own life experiences as an inhabitant of a small village of Tlingit Indians in southeastern Alaska. It is a remarkable and very illustrative painting of their culture, their

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Review: Breaking Free from the Inner Critic by Kalie Marino

Breaking Free from the Inner Critic is a revolutionary book to rewire our brains to overcome our innermost limitations. We have been programmed by our environment from the very first moment we were born. From there onwards, we absorb the thoughts, teaching, emotions that people around us expressed towards us.

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Review: The Princess and the Swan by Ryke Leigh Douglas

The Princess and the Swan by author Ryke Leigh Douglas tells us the story of Wendelyn, a cheerful princess who lives an idyllic life in her father’s kingdom while she waits for her perfect charming prince to appear so that they can lead a happy life together. Her undying yearning

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Review: Across the Rift by H. Ann Ackroyd

Across the Rift: World War Two Novel in Rhythmic Prose (Colonial Historical Fiction Series) by H. Ann Ackroyd is set at the backdrop of World War 2 that explores the lives of the members of the same family living at different countries during the war. It explores the impact of

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Review: Sketches of a Small Town by Clifton K. Meador

A memoir, an absolute whirlwind of a read, at times laugh out loud hilarious and at others poignantly sad… I only recently moved to the US, but since I have always had such a keen interest in history, I have been devouring the stories of the country I’ve found myself

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Review: Let Me Count The Ways by Boyd B. McNiel

Eye-opening and mind-blowing. When I started reading Let Me Count the Ways in Which We Have All Been Deceived, I was under the impression that the book would be another book in which the author spews his truths and offers little or no basis to what he’s showing. But how

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Review: The Tale of Tumeleng by Ryke Leigh Douglas

Ryke Leigh Douglas created a great children’s book with an important message for all ages. I really liked it! I believe every single child will fall in love with Tumeleng who has an adventurous spirit and is the cutest elephant that you will ever read about. And have you seen

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Review: Colonial Adventure and Other Stories by H. Ann Ackroyd

Colonial Adventure and Other Stories by H. Ann Ackroyd is a compelling collection of novella and short stories. Written in rhythmic free form prose this book explores the British colonial history of Africa, specifically Zimbabwe (the then, Rhodesia). As the author draws from the experiences of herself and her family

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Book Review – Cuauhtémoc: Descending Eagle

“This child shall be called Cuauhtémoc; which in the old tongue means ‘descending eagle.’” Descending Eagle, starts with the birth of Cuauhtémoc, a child born to Natomis who was destined to change the world as people knew it. The plot builds on the adventures as he learns to fly and

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Review: Slaves, Masters, and Traders by H. Ann Ackroyd

Told through multiple persons of voice and from three different locations, Slaves, Masters, and Traders by H. Ann Ackroyd is a historical fiction that explores the subject of slavery. It is set in the backdrop of 1800 AD and through the power of words the author presents us the experiences,

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Book Review: Chasing Quetzalcoatl to the American Dream by Garret Thomas Godwin

Chasing Quetzalcoatl to the American Dream, by Garret Thomas Godwin, is a fictional tale of Trick Hartland, a descendant of the Navajo, showing his life struggles between his mundane desires and the spiritual calling of his soul. The book has Trick’s story told from the very beginning to his 40s,

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Book Review: Dondobee by Dale Parry

Dondobee or The Adventures of a Leolian Elf, written by Dale Parry, opens with introducing us to Coal, a dirty little urchin living in a black back alley and his invention of a unique musical instrument. An instrument through which he mastered such a melodious tune that all the birds

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Book Review: Creating an Atmosphere for the Promises of God by Melba K. Wiggins

Creating an Atmosphere for the Promises of God, by Melba K. Wiggins, is a book for all of us who need to find guidance in our identity as Christians. It teaches us how we can create a Godly atmosphere through our words and faith and through the author’s own experience

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Book Review: Teacher-Parent-Student Workbook for Learning and Teaching Basic Phonics by Melvine Groves

This book begins with verbally being able to identify colors and then identifying the color words. Melvine puts in the supplemental material for learning the alphabet, digraphs, and vowel sounds. She included activities where students will point, circle, or write colors, numbers, or letters. Also, she uses red to help

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Book Review: Raising Charlie: A Self Help Book for Single Mothers

Kitty McCaffrey’s, Raising Charlie: A Self Help Book for Single Mothers, centers on raising and developing children. This is an interesting and impressive book to read especially for single mothers who want to learn from the experience of Kitty, a single mother herself. This book is not only about raising

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CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD by Neale Donald Walsch

Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsch is a book trilogy which undeniably swept me away. It played an influence on my writings. If you’re in the state of emptiness on life’s meaning, and it happens you begin to read the first pages of Book 1, most likely, you’ll be

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THE CELESTINE PROPHECY by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield is a highly successful novel which was later adapted into a movie. James self-published this book at first. His readers were so moved by the story that they promoted the book through word of mouth. This is written creatively with interesting insightful characters, vivid

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THE SCIENCE OF GETTING RICH by Wallace D. Wattles

The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles may seem to contain only advice on how to be wealthy but in essence, the book is rooted in the philosophy of Monism that All is One. I think, Jesus can somehow be considered a Monist when He prayed, “that all

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGI by Paramahansa Yogananda

The classic spiritual book, Autobiography of a Yogi, by Paramahansa Yogananda, documented the miracles done by Mahavatar Babaji, Lahiri Mahasaya, Sri Yukteswar and other holy personages in India. If you finish reading it, you will recall the words of Jesus that He really meant when He said, “Anyone who has

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