Author Archives: Julie

Child Imaginary Creatures Contest Winner

We had a great selection of entries from our April creative writing contest. Enjoy our favorite story from the children’s category. Congratulations to Eleanor Lindsay! The One and Only Fire Unicorn By Eleanor Lindsay Once there was a fire unicorn … Continue reading

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Adult Imaginary Creatures Contest Winner

We had a great selection of entries from our April creative writing contest. Enjoy our favorite story from the adult category. Congratulations to Erin Smith! Talons and Tales By Erin Smith Issagoth dreamed, and when it dreamed, it dreamed of … Continue reading

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Taking Care of the Body and the Environment

I have read three books recently that have helped me really think about what I put into my body, and how best to nourish myself while being a good steward of the rest of life on this planet. The first … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: Optimizing the Brain and Mind

I have read a slew of new and upcoming books recently dealing with psychology and addiction.  Here are my favorites: 1) Quit Like A Woman by Holly Whitaker.  This book is good for anybody who questions either their relationship with … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: Great New and Upcoming Children’s/Teen Lit

Hello Everyone, I have been making a point to learn more about children’s literature recently, and to that end, I have been checking out review copies of many upcoming children’s and teen books.  Here are the most engaging ones I … Continue reading

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New and Upcoming Books on Poverty

Hello everybody.  Hope you had a great summer!  Today’s book reviews cover the subject of poverty in America.  Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back-Row America by Chris Arnade (Available now) Much like the 1890’s classic How the Other Half Lives, Dignity … Continue reading

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Book Reviews – Social Justice

On my ongoing quest to find excellent sociology books, I have come across some great books related to social justice, including sexual assault and racial relations.  Have a look…  Good Kids, Bad City, by Kyle Swenson.  This book is an … Continue reading

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Top New and Upcoming Psychology Books!

We are in the process of revitalizing our social sciences section, and there are two new, and one upcoming, psychology books in particular that I have found are wonderful reads! 1. The Collected Schizophrenias, by Esme Weijun Wang.  I cannot … Continue reading

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