Tag: review

Jamaica

TripAdvisor Flags Jamaica’ s Properties

The renown travel website, TripAdvisor, has added a new safety tool on its site which has reportedly flagged 13 Jamaican properties for safety issues since it was introduced in mid-May. This comes against numerous press reports alleging sexual assault problems in Jamaica. The new tool will now flag sexual assault warnings on review, thus making it easier to identify resort […]

TALKING BOOKS

“Stop Kiss” By Diana Son

“This play may not be in every theater aficionado’s consciousness, but it deserves to be, and I can’t imagine not having this script close at hand,” said Catherine Ritchie, Adult Materials Selector at Dallas Public Library in her review of the book titled, Stop Kiss.” She summed up the book thus in one of her latest reviews: This play stars […]

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A Review — The Sun And Her Flowers

The Sun and Her Flowers is the second collection of poems and illustrations from 25-year-old New York Times bestselling author Rupi Kaur. After reading her first collection, Milk and Honey, earlier this year, I knew I had to give this one a try when I saw it at the store on the shelf. Just as I expected, The Sun and […]

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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 […]

RELIGION

Review Of “A.D. The Bible Continues”

Krista Bontrager, the dean of online learning at Reasons to Believe in a blog post on reasons.org posited the following in a review of the current Bible series that is currently being aired on NBC television. She writes thus: Sunday nights have become much more exciting in my home as my family has been following the adventures of the apostles […]

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What If Sherlock Holmes Was The Boy Next Door?

Ann Bever in her review of the book titled “Every Breath” by Australian young adult writer Ellie Marney noted that in this first U.S. release, readers will get to meet Rachel Watts who is an outback girl stuck in the big city of Melbourne whose best friend is her next door neighbor, the bad boy seventeen-year-old genius, James Mycroft. Bever further […]

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How Do I Write A Book Review?

Writing a book review can be a daunting task for some people while others make it look so simple and easy. Nick Lan, in his answer to the question posed on quora.com,”how do I write a book review?” has an interesting take on the subject. He believes that writing a good review that people will love is not that difficult […]

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Book Review: The Double Bind

Victor Kralisz writing on the dallaslibrary2.org blog has an interesting take on the book entitled, “The Double Bind,” by Christopher A. Bohjalian. Kralisz writes as follows: “Double bind: A psychological predicament in which a person receives from a single source conflicting messages that allow no appropriate response to be made.” — Merriam Webster online. “The Double bind occurs when the person […]