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Smile & Succeed for Teens

Title: Smile & Succeed for Teens
Author: Kirt Manecke
Publisher: Solid Press LLC
ISBN: 978-0-9850762-1-4

“Developing face-to-face communication skills is extremely important for young people. Personal relationships depend on them,” Kirt Manecke writes in his book, … 381 kata lagi

**** Good - Will Be Glad To Pass On To Others

Stories of Hope: A Mixed Bag of Gems

I wake up with a thought that I find hard to dismiss — I can’t adult today. The weather is gloomy. Inside, and Outside. So, I just can’t adult today… 782 kata lagi

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Escape From Davao by John D. Lukacs

This will be the second of my occasional book reviews.  This time I was inspired to write by this fascinating story from the Philippines.  There have certainly been a number of excellent books and movies based on the POW experience and escape.   917 kata lagi

World War II

Groundswell Book Review

The groundswell is: “A social trend in which people use technologies to get the things they need from each other, rather than from traditional institutions like corporations.” 482 kata lagi

Fiction but true to life

I read the synopsis of the book and part of the reviews before I downloaded the book. One thing I didn’t fully grasp in my reading was how true to life this book is. 232 kata lagi

Review: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel [5/5]

“Grief takes many forms, including the absence of grief.”

Title: Fun Home

Author: Alison Bechdel

Genre: Graphic Novel, Autobiography

Rating: 5/5


Meet Alison’s father, a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family’s Victorian home, a third-generation funeral home director, a high school English teacher, an icily distant parent, and a closeted homosexual who, as it turns out, is involved with his male students and a family babysitter.

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