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Words Heal

by Kathy Curtis I believe in the power of words to heal. Whether we write them ourselves or they’re written by others; whether they come through poetry, a novel, or a memoir; they give voice to the unfolding stories of our shared human experience. They contain seeds of wisdom, new perspectives, loving guidance, a sense…

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BS Incorporated – A Book Excerpt

Business Solutions, Inc. is in a state of chaos. While the employees spend their time rendezvousing in the stairwells, the CEOs are running their business into the ground through the use of shady consultants. Will Evans, warehouse-worker-turned-white-collar-employee, is put in charge of implementing the consultants’ plans. Here he finds himself thrust into a muddle of…

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Urban Tango by Regina Neequaye

Ayanna Williams has it all, wants more, and will do whatever it takes to get it. Her promotion to Senior Deputy Assistant to the District Attorney is the next move to her best move. Jefferson Thomas is a handsome, politically connected, business man who finances many key players in the political class. Ayanna and Jefferson…

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‘Chance Encounter’ by Tony Medeiros

by Leonore H. Dvorkin This second novel from the talented Tony Medeiros is a Cinderella story with a twist. The well-to-do narrator, Joseph Perry, has big dreams for Carolyn Laplante, the intriguing young housecleaner he observes at a café one morning as she tries to drum up business. It takes him a while to find…

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Campbell’s Rambles: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life

Summary by Leonore H. Dvorkin, editor of Campbell’s Rambles Campbell’s Rambles is the story of how the author obtained her first guide dog, Campbell, from The Seeing Eye™ in Morristown, New Jersey: what motivated her, the extensive training she had, the special relationship she developed with her trainer, and the good friends she made. Once…

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‘Red Eyes’ – A Novel by Gary H. Hensley

by Leonore H. Dvorkin Set primarily in Tennessee and Virginia from 1924 to 1976, Red Eyes is the adventure-filled life story of Jim Taylor: lawman, lover, family man, churchgoer—and murderer. After Jim’s beloved sister Annie is raped and murdered at the age of 13, he becomes obsessed with finding her killer and meting out “payback.”…

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Authors on Friedreich’s Ataxia – Claudia Parada Ramos

by Michell Spoden Translated by Ester Romero Smith This interview is part of literacy project with Authors on Friedreich’s Ataxia series, and my interviewee today is 38-year- old Claudia Parada Ramos from Mexico. Michell: Claudia, please tell our readers a little about you. Claudia: I studied Biochemical Engineering. Currently I don’t have a paid job,…