Reading time limited? Budget for books limiting your reading pleasure? Try e-audio and borrow from a library. Using Libby, I listened to a variety of books over the summer then bought hard copies of the ones worth a deeper reading dive. Here are three self-help books worth checking out. Two are written for women and one is written for men and women.
Time4Learning Homeschool Curriculum Review
Disclosure My opinion is entirely my own. I have not received any compensation for this review. Time4Learning offers standards-based language arts and math curriculum. Science, social studies and art lessons are provided as a bonus for most grades. A few months ago our kids' school changed leadership and instituted policies which led to an environment that was no longer in line with our …
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Book Review: The Night Trilogy: Night Dawn Day
The Night Trilogy: Night Dawn Day ~Elie Wiesel A truly unforgettable holocaust memoir with two gripping fictional stories where Mr. Wiesel imagines himself in quite different circumstances after WWII. Everyone from age 14 and up should read this story as part of "life education." Humanity's brutal histories and those who suffered and perished must never …
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Book Review: Regina’s Closet: Finding My Grandmother’s Secret Journal
Regina's Closet: Finding My Grandmother's Secret Journal ~Diana Raab Part memoir, part diary of the author's grandmother Regina, Regina's Closet kept my attention page after page. It was a fast read I could hardly put down. The author has woven her emotional struggle to process her grief with excerpts from her grandmother's diary given to …
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#BookReview The Battle of Chibi (Red Cliffs): Selected and Translated from The Romance of the Three Kingdoms
The Battle of Chibi (Red Cliffs): Selected and Translated from The Romance of the Three Kingdoms ~Hock Tjoa Epic, strategic, fiery and brutal battles with hundreds of thousands of men, intrigue, betrayal after betrayal, loyalty and beheading, and fascinating Chinese history, philosophy and culture is presented in this saga translated by historian and scholar on …
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Book Review: Jonathan Livingston Seagull – There’s a Part Four now!
Jonathan continues to inspire young minds and old 48 years after first publication. Jonathan Livingston Seagull made a huge impression on me as an adolescent in the late 70s. Jonathan gave me hope. Jonathan and his struggle for enlightenment and freedom have lived in my heart all these years. As I was writing a memoir …
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Quotes of Wisdom 26 – upcoming Writer’s Workshop Weekend – Memoir & Poetry & Meditation & Yoga – phew!!
"Sharing the stories of your difficult times can also guide others in navigating their own journeys." Writing for Bliss ~Diana Raab, Ph.D. And so, off I go to immerse myself in writing for a weekend! For bliss, as Diana says, for my family whose stories are epic, and for my spirit who soars when I write. Introduction to my career memoir.
Book Review: Healing with Words – A Writer’s Cancer Journey
Book Review: Healing with Words - A Writer's Cancer Journey by Diana Raab
Book Review – How Dare We! Write edited by Sherry Quan Lee
Today I finished reading How Dare We! Write edited by Sherry Quan Lee. Here's my brief review. I very much appreciated each essayist's very personal and well-written sharing of experiences in childhood and adulthood related to finding their writing voice. Each was a painful journey, with racism and no place for a voice of color …
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