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The Demon Plague - Book Review
"The Demon Plague by Joreid McFate is a fantastic paranormal suspense science-fiction novel, involving time-travel and mysticism. This 424 page book is also available in e-book format.
Due to the volume of books I review, most are donated to our local library when the assignment is complete. However, this is one book that I just cannot part with. I felt this comment is important to mention, because only .04% of the books I review find their way to my personal bookshelves.
This exciting tale begins when a demon plague sweeps over mankind, wrought when some scientists developed a technology that mastered time travel. There are factions who radically search for a way towards racial and genetic purity - while others strive to cure the plague and fight for basic human rights. Crystal Patience Gladstone Donovan is caught up in this war when, at her grandmother's deathbed, she is given a family heirloom and told that she is the 'Star' and to await her 'Moon'.
Soon she is involved in a journey into the past where she meets her ancestor Patience Gladstone Talbot, another 'Star'. Crystal learns that her middle names are common throughout time as they are given to the gifted child who is known by a birthmark. Chase scenes, deceit, battles, flashing back and forth into the past and into the future are all stepping-stones for Crystal and her friends in their attempts to do the right thing.
This story line could be used as an excellent reminder of the dangers and grand possibilities advanced technology could reap. It was refreshing to experience realistic female hero characters in this novel. I was absolutely astounded when I read that not only is Joreid McFate actually two separate authors, but that despite many other collaborative projects they have never met and never spoken on the telephone!
Without hesitation, I recommend The Demon Plague with the highest of ratings."
~ Lillian Brummet - Book Reviewer - Co-author of the book Trash Talk, a guide for anyone concerned about his or her impact on the environment ≠ Author of Towards Understanding, a collection of poetry.
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The winners of the Pulitzer Prizes, which honor excellence in journalism, arts and letters, were announced on Monday. Here are reviews of the 15 books that ...
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Bill McKibben's new book, ‚ÄúFalter,‚ÄĚ takes a mostly grim view of our willingness to avert environmental disaster. But he leaves open the possibility that we may yet ...
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Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
Chelsea Girls by Fiona Davis Authorlink
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It is National Poetry Month and to celebrate I have been sharing a poem a day in a Facebook and Twitter thread. Reading poetry has been a huge blessing in my ...
‚ÄėMiracle Creek‚Äô: a twisty legal thriller that shows how far parents will go for their kids - SF Gate
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One page into Angie Kim's debut novel, ‚ÄúMiracle Creek,‚ÄĚ and I was already reaching for my phone to Google ‚Äúhyperbaric oxygen therapy‚ÄĚ (also known as HBOT).
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In 'White' Bret Easton Ellis Falls Victim To The Behavior He Criticizes NPR
"Sometime in the last few years," American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis writes in White, his aggrieved new book about political correctness, he began feeling ...
In ‚ÄėWorking,‚Äô Robert A. Caro Gives Us a Brief Look at the Process of Writing His Epic Books - The New York Times
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Military Book Review Churchill's Thin Grey Line: British Merchant Ships at War 1939‚Äď1945 - Strategy Page
Military Book Review Churchill's Thin Grey Line: British Merchant Ships at War 1939‚Äď1945 Strategy Page
by Bernard Edwards. Barnsley, Eng.: Pen & Sword / Philadelphia: Casemate Publishers, 2018. Pp. x, 244. Illus., biblio., index. $34.95. ISBN: 1526711664.
How to get the most out of online reviews Star Tribune
In the world of online shopping , often buyers will purchase an item only after they see that other people also like it. And the easiest way to find out consumer ...
In 'Southern Lady Code,' Helen Ellis Brings Her Hilarity To Southern Manners NPR
Amid disquisitions on the importance of thank-you notes and a hilariously graphic description of a mammogram, Ellis occasionally ventures into more weighty ...
Two New Books Dramatically Capture the Climate Change Crisis The New York Times
In David Wallace-Wells's ‚ÄúThe Uninhabitable Earth‚ÄĚ and Nathaniel Rich's ‚ÄúLosing Earth,‚ÄĚ we have a picture of the increasingly dire problem of global warming.
A Psychotherapist Analyzes Her Patients‚Äô Stories ‚ÄĒ and Her Own The New York Times
Lori Gottlieb's ‚ÄúMaybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed‚ÄĚ is a treasure trove of stories and hard-earned advice.
What's the Deal With George W.S. Trow The Nation
His influential media criticism is vital for understanding the effects of the social media era on the culture industry.
Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan review ‚Äď intelligent mischief The Guardian
McEwan returns to his subversive early style with this dystopian vision of humanoid robots in a counterfactual 1982 Britain.
David Brooks writes about social contributions in 'The Second Mountain' STLtoday.com
David Brooks has won a following as a moderate conservative on the op-ed page of The New York Times and also as the polite and thoughtful sparring partner ...
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close encounters with addiction Nursing Times
'This book is filled with compassion and honesty and offers a *fresh* approach to understanding life with addiction'.
Robert A. Caro, Private Eye The New York Times
Caro's ‚ÄúWorking: Researching, Interviewing, Writing‚ÄĚ describes a lifetime of digging for facts.
Book Review: Star Wars: Master & Apprentice Fantha Tracks
Matt Neve reviews Master & Apprentice by Claudia Gray,
The Parisian by Isabella Hammad review ‚Äď Middlemarch with minarets The Guardian
This sprawling saga inspired by the author's family history marks the arrival of a startling new talent.
Sally Rooney's Normal People feels both universal and thrillingly new: EW review - Entertainment Weekly News
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The 'Conversations With Friends' author returns with a moodier, deeper new novel.
[Review] 'Scary Stories' Documentary is a Fascinating and Loving Examination of the Iconic Book Series - Bloody Disgusting
[Review] 'Scary Stories' Documentary is a Fascinating and Loving Examination of the Iconic Book Series Bloody Disgusting
Most of us have some connection to Alvin Schwartz's iconic book series Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. These are the books that we would stay up at nigh.
'The Problem Of Democracy' Looks At Personality's Role In U.S. Leadership NPR
A new book focuses on how the Adams father-son duo spent years abroad making a case for our young country ‚ÄĒ yet both saw themselves rejected in favor of ...
A Novel Whose Hero Is a Man Divided, as Is His Native Palestine The New York Times
In ‚ÄúThe Parisian,‚ÄĚ Isabella Hammad conjures up the Middle East between the two world wars, its tensions expressed in the coming-of-age of an Arab man.
Ian McEwan's novel Machines Like Me is gripping and pleasurably dizzying The Independent
The setting is a drab, divided England that has followed a slightly different path from ours but still subtly reflects our fractious land. ‚ÄúThe present is the frailest of ...
Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams review ‚Äď timely and important The Guardian
It would make sense to describe Queenie, the debut novel by Candice Carty-Williams, as an important political tome of black womanhood and black British life, ...
In T.C. Boyle‚Äôs Trippy New Novel, Characters Turn On, Tune In and Drop Lots of Acid - The New York Times
In T.C. Boyle‚Äôs Trippy New Novel, Characters Turn On, Tune In and Drop Lots of Acid The New York Times
Outside Looking In‚ÄĚ explores the LSD-fueled escapades of Timothy Leary and his Harvard graduate students.
Broadway's Hadestown takes an epic musical journey to the underworld: EW review - Entertainment Weekly News
Broadway's Hadestown takes an epic musical journey to the underworld: EW review Entertainment Weekly News
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A magnificent celebration of Ian North's rich and diverse artistic life.
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Chris Cander's The Weight of a Piano explores characters with passionate attachments to things that have been lost.
Appeasing Hitler by Tim Bouverie review ‚Äď how Britain fell for a delusion The Guardian
A gripping account of the nation's greatest mistake is timely and relevant.
The best recent science fiction ‚Äď review roundup The Guardian
Beneath the World, a Sea by Chris Beckett; From the Wreck by Jane Rawson; Zero Bomb by MT Hill; Poster Boy by NJ Crosskey; and A Memory Called Empire ...
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Their partnership has produced a treasure trove of glittering picture books and delighted thousands of children.
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A team of police officers and firefighters have collectively assumed the role of Nightwing. Protecting and serving Bludhaven beyond the limits of their badges.
Hunt the Easter eggs with Poppy and Sam - book reviews Blackpool Gazette
The fun adventures of farmer's children, Poppy and Sam, are back with a *fresh* new look and here are two exciting books just made for the Easter holidays!
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Cunningham's essays on love, travel and nature humanise trees and animals, mixing the Anthropocene with the romantic.
Puffin says it is 'proud' to publish John Boyne's trans YA novel The Irish Times
A sneak preview of Saturday's books pages.
Amazon Kindle 2016 Review Tech Advisor
The Kindle isn't exactly a new product, but Amazon updated its entry-level eReader for 2016. Does its position as the cheapest Kindle stop us recommending it?
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INSPIRED by real characters, this historical fiction tells the fascinating story of two princesses in the Romanov court who practised black magic, bef...
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From an examination of what the UK would become under the far-left Labour leader to a look at how one of the pre-eminent biographers of his time writes, here ...
Book review: Steven Pearlstein‚Äôs ‚ÄėCan American Capitalism Survive?‚Äô Brookings Institution
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What to Know About the Controversy Surrounding Green Book TIME
While Green Book is a serious Oscar contender, its road has been riddled with controversies over its authenticity and racial politics.
Car Reviews & Ratings Kelley Blue Book
Read Kelley Blue Book's latest new car reviews, consumer reviews, new car video reviews and car ratings.
Second Eden Book Review
"Carlton Austin has crafted a wonderful piece of work in Second Eden - an action-packed suspense thriller with a little romance and some elements of science fiction. Its beautifully designed cover incorporates gorgeous images depicting scenes within the plot and the book is available in both hard and soft cover.
Moon Child - Review
Moon Child by Simone Maroney is a larger sized adventure, fantasy novel with 55 chapters. The story line involves complex relationships between six main characters, which are delicately balanced leaving room for intrigue.
Men of Extreme Action - Book Review
"Action, thriller and humor - this book has it all! Men of Extreme Action by Joseph Kochanoff is one of the better books I have reviewed this year. Based in the action movie making industry, Joseph incorporates murder, excellent fight scenes and sabotage.
Fun Works - AchieveMaxģ Top Ten Book Review
Fun Works: Creating Places Where People Love to Work by Leslie YerkesBooks on this subject have been around for decades. I have many of them on my own bookshelves and have seldom referred to any of them in the spirit of research, study or bench marking.
What $ells on EBay For What - Book Review
You look at the salesletter and the price tag ($8.95 USD) for the e-book What $ells on eBay For What, and they look pretty unpretentious.
Book Review - Manners That Sell: Adding The Polish That Builds Profits
This beautifully laid out trade paperback has a gorgeous and practical design both inside and out. I recommend you read this book with a highlighter and a pen and be ready to take copious notes in the blank pages thoughtfully provided between chapters.
Selling Goodness-Introduction To The Book
Unfortunately, I have seen too many of even the most noble and vitally needed charitable nonprofits fade into obscurity, never having accomplished the laudable goals they set out to achieve. In most cases, the reason for their demise is that they did not promote themselves with vigor and assertiveness.
Pastoral Theology: Essentials of Ministry Book Review
Author: Thomas C. Oden Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco; 1st ed edition (May 1, 1983) Language: English ISBN: 0060663537Book Content:Introduction: What is Pastoral Theology?I.
Product Review: Affiliate Mistakes Special Report
In his ebook "Affiliate Mistakes Special Report," Chuck McCullough teaches you how to spot and avoid or correct ten simple, yet costly errors that can seriously damage your efforts to promote affiliate programs successfully. Instead of writing about the broad based generalities of affiliate marketing, Chuck takes you by the hand and teaches you why most affiliates never make a dime in commission.
Jason Seeleys War - Book Review
"Jason Seeley's War" is centered in the heart of a small American town where two youth are deeply in love, and have been since high-school. Jason and Natalie's love runs with a flexible strength that endures her recovery from a horrible drug addiction.
Humor Just Got A Whole Lot Funnier With Juggin Joe
Author Joseph Yakel presents his own blend of humor and melodrama in this country boy comedy. Offered as a light-hearted, fun adventure with a feel-good edge, Yakel said he was looking to amuse his audience with something a little different.
The Letter Writer: Book Review
"I enjoyed reading this book. The characters were portrayed very well.
Product Review: Quick and Easy Ways to Instantly Mine Pure Gold from WordTracker
The other day I was surfing the net looking for resources relating to WordTracker. WordTracker is, in my opinion, one of the top two market research tools on the net.
Turbo Strategy - A Book Summary
Businesses are run mostly on auto-pilot and any problem areas are only dealt with when they are already critical, but by then it may already be too late. Most business managers are too busy with the day-to-day work to sit back and look at the business critically in terms of its context and the direction it is going.
The Little Mornings - Book Review
The Little Mornings, by C M Albrecht is a murder mystery with 262 absolutely absorbing pages. We have three main characters here - the grandfather, an alcoholic of questionable character, a slightly off balance woman (Angie) and an impressionable young man (Darcy) who becomes mixed up in a whirlwind of events.
How to Survive Sudden Leadership Challenges - Covey Has Some Clues
I have decided to start with this text as simply far too many people have said to me I should - it clearly has an enormous following of people who found the message rang true for them.In the introduction to the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Covey talks about how we perceive reality based on certain beliefs or paradigm.
The Legend of Juggin Joe - Review
The Legend of Juggin' Joe is a fiction based on a few historical family members that is written with a light, entertaining feel and a twinge of humor. This book is certain to take you away from your reality, and into the shaded mountains where moonshine is made!Young Joe is a hillbilly-like character who was raised in the days when stills were an important source of income for many mountain folk.
The Southwest Airlines Way - AchieveMaxģ Top Ten Book Review
Over the years, several books and countless magazine and newspaper articles have been written about Southwest Airlines. Numerous MBA programs highlight the Southwest structure, its culture, its CEO, its low fares and other reasons as to why it is the bright spot in an otherwise dismally performing industry.
King Bartholomew and the Jesters Riddle - Review
King Bartholomew and the Jester's Riddle by Pina Mastromonaco is a wonderful, fun book with a humor level perfect for children aged four to eight. Entertaining riddles entice readers to try to guess the answer while enjoying the tale.
Book Excerpt: Give Me a Home Where the Dairy Cows Roam -- 5
May-Day!The school bus had long since disappeared over the last hill toward the main road one afternoon when I set my books on the kitchen table and hurried into the living room to talk to my mother.Mom was sitting in her favorite easy chair by the picture window, and her crutches were laid neatly on the floor next to the chair where she could reach them.
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