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Former U.S. President Obama Shares Favorites

Former U.S. President Barack Obama is again sharing his annual lists of favorites. “This has become a fun little tradition for me, and I hope it is for you, too,” Obama noted. “This year’s list includes everything from explorations of class dynamics and relationships, to an inspired reboot of a classic graphic novel, to a portal back to one of […]

LIFESTYLE

President Obama Continues Tradition Of Sharing Favorite Year-End List

President Obama, recently took to his Facebook page to share the books, music, and movies that not only held his interest but also were his favorites of 2018. The President noted, “As 2018 draws to a close, I’m continuing a favorite tradition of mine and sharing my year-end lists. It gives me a moment to pause and reflect on the […]

EDUCATION School

Reading Stories Aloud To Young Children

Reading aloud to young children at home by a family member can be a beneficial engagement in the success of the child’s cognitive, language and social-emotional life. It builds motivation, curiosity, and memory. Also, it can help children to cope during times of stress or anxiety. Read early and read often as experts suggest. Babies can enjoy listening to the […]

LIFESTYLE

Tips For New Writers

Almost everyone has dreamed of writing a book. Whether it is a memoir detailing the interesting moments of their lives, or an exciting fantasy they’ve dreamed up in their heads, the desire to write is a common one. If you’ve ever wanted to get started on a novel of your very own, here are three things you need to do […]

TALKING BOOKS

President Obama’s 10 Best Books For 2017

In an age, where the reading of books seems to be an unbecoming art or one in which people are losing interest, former U.S. President Barack Obama continued the tradition of sharing the list of books he has read over the past year is both inspirational and motivational.   In a Facebook post, the former president noted, “During my presidency, I started […]

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Books For Summer — Take 5!

Summer is here and there is no better time than now for one to take action in adding books to his or her reading list. Here are five books titles along with reviews gleaned from the Internet that one should consider: 1. And Then She Was GONE: A riveting new suspense novel Okay, so I’ve never heard I’d Christopher Greyson […]

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10-Year-Old Jamaican Boy Publishes Book

Set To Launch In February My Alma Mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. — Malcolm X 10-year-old Shaun Brown who struggled to read up to the age of 5 has put those dark years far behind him and now seeks to put the publication of his first […]

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Top 10 Books On Any Best Book List

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don’t like their rules, whose would you use? — Dale Carnegie Below are 10 books that one would find it very difficult to not find on any list […]

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Books About Lies

Pamela Meyer, a professional lie detector, is cited by Thu-Huang Ha as defining lying as a “cooperative act.” “Think about it, a lie has no power whatsoever by its mere utterance. Its power emerges when someone else agrees to believe the lie.” Ha also noted that Meyer works involve helping people see the sheer ubiquity of the falsehoods one tells […]

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The Great Gatsby

Is The Great Gatsby on your all-time favorite book list? The novel was written in 1925 by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. It features a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922. Furthermore, it focuses on the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his quixotic passion […]