Author Archives: Julie

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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