Category Archives: Non-fiction

Cyber Crisis: It’s Personal Now – William Keiper

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “…constant attention to the device is reinforced by the delivery of intermittent variable rewards. These are handed out or enforced inconsistently and occasionally. This usually encourages the person to keep trying, checking or playing until they … Continue reading

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Mocktails, Punches, and Shrubs: Over 80 Nonalcoholic Drinks to Savor and Enjoy – Vikas Khanna

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Inspired, I embarked on a quest to collect and catalogue as many flavors and scents from foreign cultures as possible. A plethora of tasting experiences provided me with insights on what is mixable, edible, and most … Continue reading

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Buzz- Upcoming release

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “…I may have arrived without an invitation but I work just like the rest of you do, I pay the same taxes as the rest of you do, and most importantly my boss, or rather, my … Continue reading

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The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School: Recipes and Inspiration to Build a Lifetime of Confidence in the Kitchen – Alison Cayne

(Reviewed by JD Jung) Haven’s Kitchen, a recreational hands-on cooking school with a café and event space was opened in 2012 in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. They don’t teach off of printed recipes, as the purpose is to “ teach the … Continue reading

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One Sip at a Time: Learning to Live in Provence – Keith Van Sickle

(Reviewed by JD Jung) Have you ever dreamed of quitting your job and moving to Europe to live part time? That’s exactly what Keith Van Sickle and his wife, Val, did. While working on a long-term assignment in the French-speaking … Continue reading

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Trans Voices: Becoming Who You Are – Declan Henry (Author), Jane Fae (Afterword), Stephen Whittle (Foreword)

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) Trans Voices is an enlightening book that accounts the voices of those who have opted to accept their real self by transitioning. The book is a rich account, comprised of over 100 interviews with individuals who … Continue reading

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The Mating Game: What Every Woman Should Know – Lyndon McGill

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) When it comes to relationships and how to maintain a healthy connection with someone, it is very hard to understand and to read the other person’s thoughts and feelings. This book, although written from a male perspective, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Legacy: What He Accomplished as President – Michael I. Days

(Reviewed by JD Jung) We all know those who refuse to acknowledge the vast accomplishments of the Obama presidency, even though the facts stare them right in the face. I personally think it is due to racism, but it is … Continue reading

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The Fix Is in: The Deutsche Bank Building Fire Conspiracy- J A Graffagnino

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) The truth is revealed in this detailed account regarding the devastating fire at 130 Liberty Street, Manhattan’s Deutsche Bank, located in the heart of the financial sector, a short distance from what was the World Trade … Continue reading

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Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing – by Jerry Izenberg

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “…the man who possessed one of the three best heavyweight jabs among the moderns, including Sonny Liston and Joe Louis; the man with an absolutely devastating uppercut that his corner named “Big Jack” after the late, … Continue reading

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