Have You Heard of The BookFest?

Have You Heard of The BookFest?

Arts, Culture, Entertainment
Book lover’s everywhere are thrilled to see another installment of The BookFest this April 17th  and 18th at Thebookfest.com. If you haven’t heard, The BookFest is an online book event that brings authors and readers together like no other book event in the world. As the leader in online book festivals, the award winning event is totally free to attend. The programming with book lovers is on Saturday the 17th of April. For those who love to write, check out the panels and discussions on Sunday the 18th. What is The BookFest? Let me explain, instead of going to a book convention (because you can’t – they’re all cancelled), grab your laptop, tablet, phone, or desktop, and go to TheBookFest.com on April 17that 10:30 AM PST. You’ll be able to…
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Books to Celebrate LOVE of All Kinds

Books to Celebrate LOVE of All Kinds

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As we know it, love knows no bound. It comes in all shapes and forms. February is around the corner, and love is already in the air. In that spirit, let’s celebrate Valentine’s day with books exploring LOVE of all kinds. Here are some book recommendations for all. Whether you’re in a new relationship, a lifelong partnership, committed to friendship, or only focusing on yourself, for the time being, these books will make you fall in love all over again. Fine by AmyLea Murphy If the past year has taught us something, it is to be kind to ourselves and be more accepting of things for what they are. Love starts with you. Fine by AmyLea Murphy explores the ever-growing gap between the teenagers’ authentic emotional lives and the persona…
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Why You Should Attend an Online Book Event

Why You Should Attend an Online Book Event

Culture, Entertainment, Mom Life
We’re stuck at home, STILL. Not many places are open and almost all big events have been cancelled. The days can get long as we watch The Office, again, on repeat. You may have started a new hobby, or worked on some home renovations, but a lot of people are craving social interaction and mental stimulation. That’s why online book events are becoming more and more popular. You may not be face-to-face, but you are still interacting with other people, sharing thoughts, feelings, and ideas. Online book events are an exciting way to meet with people all over the world. You have the opportunity to ask famous authors and celebrities questions, what could be more thrilling then that? But what IS an online book event? Let me break it down.…
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The Perfect Reading List for Fall

The Perfect Reading List for Fall

Entertainment, Life
Autumn is just around the corner. To capture the spirit of the season, we have a perfect reading list for Fall. Here’s are some books that will take you through seemingly subdued, unpredictable, and sometimes, chilling plots. Let’s dive right in. DOUBLE BLIND: The Icelandic Manuscript Murders Those who enjoy Swedish crime novels by Stieg Larsson and Henning Mankell will relish this Nordic thriller by Sara Winokur, a Ph. D. molecular geneticist, and now, an author.   DOUBLE BLIND: The Icelandic Manuscript Murders is a story of a forensic geneticist, Brynja, and the mystery around her twin brother’s disappearance from a fjord in North Iceland, twenty-years ago. One day, a mysterious poem lands on her desk, renewing her hope that her brother might be alive. Brynja, who uses the national…
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8 Books That Will Make You Think

8 Books That Will Make You Think

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In this day and age, it’s so easy to surround yourself with things and people that reinforce your way of thinking rather than challenge it. From new outlets to social media to targeted ads, we rarely get a chance to see things from a perspective much different than our own. We’ve compiled a list of thought-provoking books that do just that: challenge us to experience life from other perspectives.  1. Clean Water for Developing Countries by John Dracup   Everyone deserves clean water, and John Dracup is helping people in developing countries learn how. Clean Water for Developing Countries tells us about the best strategies needed to create clean water, based on years of academic research and his experience in water resource engineering and related fields. It may not seem the most exciting read, but offers an insight…
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3 Books Coming in 2020 You Don’t Want to Miss

3 Books Coming in 2020 You Don’t Want to Miss

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You’re going to want to add these intriguing books to your To Be Read 2020 list. Three different books in three different genres—biographical fiction, international thriller and mystery fiction, and political fiction. Each book listed has a main character on a journey to hope, or freedom or power. This is the perfect genre mix that you do not want to miss, here are three books to be released in 2020: 1. The Legacy Book One Pre-order now on Amazon! The Legacy Series: Book One is the debut novel for award-winning singer, songwriter and filmmaker Brandyn Cross. In this novel, we follow a confined 12-year-old boy who finds refuge on the internet by developing a close friendship with a group of virtual teens. In an era surrounding the hysteria of the…
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