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CNBNews Book Review: Wicked Humor, Self Help, Poignant Personal Stories, Creating The Right Culture

“Enemy Queen” by Robert Steven Goldstein (NAPS)—Full of wicked humor, artful eroticism, scintillating dialogue, and a bit of intrigue, “Enemy Queen” is an exhilarating romp set in a North Carolina college town. When attorney Stanley Berman and professor Thomas McClellan share a house, they spend evenings drinking wine, playing chess and lamenting their ineptitude with women. Then the professor hatches a scheme to bring a young woman into the house. The counselor is dubious but persuaded nonetheless. The two find themselves outwitted by Victoria, a... Read more →


How to Study and Remember Everything 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 23, 2020)--As the exams are approaching, many students spend days and nights memorizing the course material. Yet, to perform your best in college, you need to comprehend and understand what you’re studying. To improve your memory and comprehension, use the tips below for an effective revision. To study effectively, you need to make room from other academic tasks and papers. For example, a professional online paper edit company essay-editor.net can fix grammar in your essay. You’ll get your written assignment improved by the best... Read more →


CNBNews Book Review: Four Powerful Stories Of Love, Growth And The Soul

Rachael’s Return” by Janet Rebhan (NAPSI)—Caroline Martin has everything but the thing her soul craves most: a daughter. During a routine hysterectomy, she unwittingly aborts the little girl she’s always longed for, leaving the unborn baby’s soul in limbo. She shares a hospital room with a pregnant woman who’s just been shot by her boyfriend. Her unborn child is barely hanging on—and the soul of Caroline’s hovering baby cannot resist the urge to rebirth via this unclaimed fetus. In the aftermath, two engaging heavenly guides... Read more →


CNBNews Books: Wicked Humor, Self Help, Poignant Personal Stories, Creating The Right Culture

(NAPS)—Full of wicked humor, artful eroticism, scintillating dialogue, and a bit of intrigue, “Enemy Queen” is an exhilarating romp set in a North Carolina college town. When attorney Stanley Berman and professor Thomas McClellan share a house, they spend evenings drinking wine, playing chess and lamenting their ineptitude with women. Then the professor hatches a scheme to bring a young wom an into the house. The counselor is dubious but persuaded nonetheless. The two find themselves outwitted by Victoria, a young woman who is clever... Read more →


5 Steps How to Get Your Book Translated

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 13, 2020)--When there comes a necessity to get your book translated in a foreign language and do it in the best way possible, there are obvious concerns because going international can easily lead to a triumph or become a total failure if the book’s vision and a concept are misunderstood. In reality, getting your book translated means reaching out to the global audience and sharing the culture of your country with people from all over the world. Even though it is a painstaking process... Read more →


CNBNews Book Bites: Two Works of Fiction and Two Poignant Memoirs

“Feels Like Falling” by Kristy Woodson Harvey (NAPSI)—You’ve just lost your mother to cancer, your sister to her evangelical husband, and your husband to his executive assistant. Right when Gray Howard could use some good karma, she inadvertently gets a stranger fired from her job at the local pharmacy. Hours before losing her job, Diana Harrington broke up with her boyfriend and moved out of their house. Lucky for her, Gray has an empty guesthouse and a guilty conscience. With Gray’s kindness, Diana’s tide begins... Read more →


BOOK REVIEW: Yellow Has It All – Greed, Lies And Scandals Of 1980s World Of Broadcast Television  

Asheville, NC, April 2020 — As one of the only women in the male-dominated industry of broadcast television for many years, Jeanne Charters got to hear all the office secrets and scandals of water-cooler gossip. Years later, drawing from her vast background and own experiences, she pulled it all together to form the backdrop for Yellow – a riveting story of lies, greed and scandal that keeps readers on edge until the final, grisly climax. Yellow skillfully takes readers into a newsroom of the 1980s... Read more →


CNB BOOK NEWS: More Great Reads to Get You Through April Showers

“Greedy Heart” by A.P. Murray (NAPS)—Thirty-five-year-old Delia Mulcahy was raised in a modern-day castle on Fifth Avenue until the Great Family Financial Disaster of 1986. While biding her time in Florida paying off student debt, Delia discovers the inevitability of a looming crash and how to make millions off of it. The top hedge fund rivals in New York City want Delia on their team. What they don’t know: Delia has some devious intentions of her own. A spectacular drama of inheritance, attraction, greed, infidelity,... Read more →


CNBNews BOOK REVIEW: Four More Great Reads to Get You Through April Showers

“Greedy Heart” by A.P. Murray (NAPS)—Thirty-five-year-old Delia Mulcahy was raised in a modern-day castle on Fifth Avenue until the Great Family Financial Disaster of 1986. While biding her time in Florida paying off student debt, Delia discovers the inevitability of a looming crash and how to make millions off of it. The top hedge fund rivals in New York City want Delia on their team. What they don’t know: Delia has some devious intentions of her own. A spectacular drama of inheritance, attraction, greed, infidelity,... Read more →


Book Review: A Deep Drive, Expert Analysis of Police Procedure, Use of Deadly Force, Wrongful Convictions

Author, Timothy T. Williams, Jr. dives deep into what it takes to be an expert analyst of Police Procedure, Use of Force and Wrongful Convictions for high-profile criminal & civil rights c​ases. LOS ANGELES (March 31, 2020) — Retired ​Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Senior Detective Supervisor, Timothy T. Williams, Jr., pulls back the curtain on Use of Force, Police Procedure and Wrongful Convictions in his debut book, ​A Deep Dive: An Expert Analysis on Police Procedure, Use of Force and Wrongful Convictions.​ In the... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: EveryLibrary Institute's HALO Fund to Helping Librarians/Library Workers

in need of financial assistance due to COVID-19 Library workers tirelessly support their communities through the provision of resources, programming, and materials and the EveryLibrary Institute is honoring their hard work in this critical time. In honor of National Library Worker Day on April 21st, 2020, the EveryLibrary Institute is proud to be working with hundreds of library supporters and leading library vendors to provide “cost of living grants” of up to $250 to qualified library workers, librarians, and staff from public, school, and academic... Read more →


Book Review: Perils of War; High-Stakes Thriller; Modern Women Ambitions; Guide To Seeking Harmony

When the Tempest Gathers” by Andrew Milburn (NAPS)—This is no ordinary war memoir. These are the combat experiences of the first Marine to command a special operations task force, leading Marines through the streets of Mogadishu, Baghdad, Fallujah and Mosul and culminating in the fight against ISIS. Very few personal accounts of war cover such a wide breadth of experience or with so discerning a perspective. Milburn tells his extraordinary story with self-effacing candor, describing openly his personal struggles with the isolation of command, post-combat... Read more →


Book Review: “Getting to Us

Bestselling Book Helps Businesses Thrive, Bridge Gap with Millennials Joe Curcillo, an author, business coach, lawyer and motivational speaker, has a bestselling book that is helping countless businesses grow HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – (April 13, 2020) – If there is one thing that every business needs, it is for their team to all be on the same page and working toward the same goal. Yet most business leaders don’t know how to create a vision that they can get everyone on board with or how to... Read more →


SEN. TIM SCOTT’S BOOK TITLED ‘OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS’

– AN OVERCOMER’S STORY FOR THE CHALLENGES OF TODAY AND TOMORROW How Hard Work, Business and Community Can Improve Lives and End Poverty Opportunity Knocks by Senator Tim Scott NEW YORK – April 8, 2020 – From a childhood of fatherless poverty to dreams demolished by a random accident to the floor of the United States Senate, New York Times bestselling author Sen. Tim Scott’s new book Opportunity Knocks offers a compelling case for what is possible in America today with faith and determination. A... Read more →


Runnemede Public Library Board of Trustees Conference Call Meeting April 14

RUNNEMEDE NJ (April 6, 2020)--Due to the COVID-19 situation the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Runnemede Public Library will be held as a conference call on Tuesday April 14, 2020 at 7:00pm. If you wish to participate call 856-315-0003. Use code when prompted: 4688. Kathleen Vasinda Director P.O. Box 119 Runnemede, NJ 08078 -- Runnemede Public Library (856)939-4688 www.runnemedepubliclibrary.com Library Hours Monday 10:00am-4:00pm Tuesday 12:00-8:00pm Wednesday 10:00am-4:00pm Thursday 10:00am-6:00pm Friday 10:00am-3:00pm Saturday 10:00 am-1:00 pm Sunday Closed Read more →


New Novel: Terribilita by Ben Wyckoff

AN ITALIAN FAMILY’S HISTORIC SAGA SHOWS A SINGLE CHOICE CAN HAVE PROFOUND AND LASTING CONSEQUENCES In New Novel Praised by Kirkus as “Satisfying, Swashbuckling and Surprising,” Patriotism, Love, Family and Honor Collide Tragically Amid Italy’s 19th Century Unification Movement Set in Italy, the Horn of Africa and at Sea, Terribilita by Ben Wyckoff Shore Released March 18, 2020 With Italy in the spotlight as our world turns its attention to the consequences of everyday choices, a new novel brings us a refreshing look at the... Read more →


Diverse Book Ideas...

“The Buddha Sat Right Here” by Dena Moes (NAPSI)—Author Dena Moes felt trapped on the “hamster wheel of working motherhood,” no longer believing that bigger material possessions cause greater happiness. So in 2014 she tore off her Supermom cape, shuttered the house, and took her husband and preteen daughters on an eight-month odyssey through India and Nepal. Her family left their California life of carpools and Cal skate, and traveled by bus, train and elephant. They met the Dalai Lama, hugged Amma the Divine Mother... Read more →


NEWS OF BOOKS: Rock-And-Roll Mystery

(NAPSI)—In the ’80s and ’90s, Jimmy Thunder was flying high—as bass player and lyricist for the chart-topping “hair band” Dark Mondays. But times and tastes changed, forcing Jimmy into early retirement, complete with a bruised ego and a years-long grudge against an industry that abandoned him. So when a record company lawyer shows up on Jimmy’s doorstep, he is less than welcoming. Only when the attorney states his case—that Jimmy’s old friend Kevin is dying, and leaving behind a musical mystery worth millions—is he willing... Read more →


Olympian: What a postponed Olympics can teach us about uncertainty & hope

US Olympic sailor Carol Newman Cronin, who competed in Athens in 2004, knows what it’s US Olympic sailor Carol Newman Cronin like to be an athlete in uncertain times. On September 12, 2001, while on her way to a regatta in preparation for the Games, she “sailed” right past the still-smoking remains of the Twin Towers. The whole world had shifted on its axis, paralyzed with shock and fear. Yet Carol sailed on. Sailors, she points out, are uniquely trained to adapt to a constant... Read more →


Home Country: Just Leave This Problem to Dud

Slim Randles | CNBNews.net “So how about this?” Dud said, grinning. “We get somebody to pretend to be an oil tycoon’s executive director or something, and we have him talk to Delbert about where to build the refinery.” The other members of the Mule Barn truck stop’s world dilemma think tank looked at Dud and sipped coffee and silently shook their heads. “Okay, Dud said,” and why not?” “Won’t work,” said Steve, brushing sweet roll crumbs off his walrus moustache. “Dud, the nearest oil to... Read more →


CNBNews Books: Kids’ Book Highlights Bernie and Socialism

And It’s Not Pretty A new children’s book features a Bernie Sanders character as a millionaire socialist dead set on imposing his socialist policies on an elementary school. In Help! Mom! The Swamp is in My School! written by bestselling author Katharine DeBrecht, Sanders (sporting a top hat and a one-percent pin) scolds kids at Bradford Plymouth School saying, “Working for the government my entire life, I know how to earn good money!” DeBrecht describes the book as a “hilarious and fun way to explain... Read more →


BOOKTRIB'S BOOKBITES Historical Fiction, Spiritual Guidance From Two Journeys, And A Thriller

Her Quiet Revolution” by Marianne Monson (NAPSI)—A historically rich novel that brings to life the fascinating story of America’s first female state senator, Martha Hughes Cannon, who was also a doctor, suffragist and champion of public health in the frontier territory of Utah in the late 19th century. This is the first historical fiction novel based on a woman whose extraordinary life as a pioneer paralleled that of the nation, struggling to grow and expand westward, wrestling with the rights and freedoms guaranteed to all... Read more →


Home Country: Helping Steve At The Mule Barn Truck Stop

Slim Randles l CNBNews Contributor Steve was out in the Mule Barn truck stop parking lot the other day, tightening something with his wrenches under the hood of his pickup truck. The rest of us stood around looking wise. “You sure it ain’t the solenoid?” said Bert. “I don’t think they make them anymore,” said Doc. “It’s usually the solenoid,” Bert said, with finality. Out of self defense, Steve emerged from his cavern of wires and metal long enough to say, “Didn’t I see you... Read more →


BOOK REVIEW: Gizmo 4 President! is a new children’s election-themed book

Discover why candidate Gizmo is joining paws with children to save the oceans Jupiter Beach, FL. (February 20, 2020) — America, meet canine presidential candidate Gizmo, a fun-loving, surfing dog who is sending a refreshingly positive message for parents and educators to discuss the election with their children while also diving into topics like bullying, ocean cleanup and overcoming challenges. Surf’s Up Gizmo Children’s Foundation shares this new book that presents Gizmo as a presidential candidate with extraordinary messages for children. Gizmo’s presidential platform reminds... Read more →


BOOK REVIEW: Help! Mom! The Swamp is in My School!

AOC Dingbat, Trump Superhero in New Kids’ Book - Socialism 101 for Tots A new children’s book casts Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a gum-popping, bored, selfie-taking amateur while President Trump, donning a MAGA-red superhero cape, swoops in to save an elementary school from the evils of socialism. Help! Mom! The Swamp is in My School! written by bestselling author Katharine DeBrecht, is described as a “hilarious and fun way to explain socialism to kids.” DeBrecht, author of the bestseller Help! Mom! There are Liberals Under... Read more →


BOOK REVIEWS: Thrillers, Fantasy And Historical Saga To Suit All Reading Tastes

“Desire of Whimsy” by Charletta Barksdale (NAPSI)-Serenity has a gift: She is able to interpret and control her dreams. And when she dreams more and more of a certain mysterious man, he begins to consume her waking thoughts as well. Trance’s gift—the ability to control others’ thoughts and emotions while they are sleeping—makes it hard for him to decipher between dream and reality, especially because he doesn’t even know he is in a coma. When Serenity—who happens to work with coma patients in the same... Read more →


Home Country: The Best Time of the Year

Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor “This is ‘bout the best time of year,” said Steve, “to get out and do something fun, like go to a rodeo.” “Awful cold out there right now, Steve,” said Doc, who has more degrees than a thermometer. “I guess it’s a good thing they have all those building rodeos these days.” “Well, that would take all the sport out of it, wouldn’t it?” Steve said. “Dud, pass the sugar please.” Dud passed the sugar. “Don’t know what you mean,... Read more →


January 2020 Programming/Special Hours at Avalon Free Public Library

Avalon, NJ Holiday Hours New Year’s Eve: 9am-5pm New Year’s Day: Closed Martin Luther King Jr., Day: 9am-5pm Tuesday, December 31 11am-12pm Happy Noon Year! Our youngest patrons are invited to help us ring in the “Noon” year with a story, snacks, fun, and a puppet show! Saturday, January 4 1pm The Unsinkable Titanic The Titanic may be the best-known ship of all time. It hit an iceberg on its maiden voyage – sinking in less than three hours with a loss of almost 1,500... Read more →


A novel intended ‘to go to the heart of Christmas’

By Carl Peters/THE CATHOLIC STAR HERALD - December 2019 It is a tale of sin, guilt, sorrow, hardship and injustice, but it is also, finally, about finding hope in a harsh and unjust world. It is, in the truest sense, a book about Christmas. “Mr. Ives’ Christmas” is the second novel Oscar Hijuelos wrote that was influenced by the holiday. His first attempt emphasized the festive and joyful aspects of Christmas, but his publisher rejected it. Hijuelos, a Pulitzer prize winning author, responded by saying,... Read more →


Lech Wałęsa Speaks at Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Rochester, MI (Nov. 16, 2019)-- Former Nobel Peace Prize awardee and Republic of Poland president Lech Wałęsa was the keynote speaker at Oakland University last Friday, as the guest of the Varner Vitality Lecture Series. He made an earlier appearance at an intimate press conference that was sponsored by the Oakland University Division of Academic Affairs and the Polish-American Federal Credit Union. Wałęsa, who understands some English, was skillfully assisted by longtime interpreter and author Magdalena Iwinska. Wałęsa wore a... Read more →


Book & Coaching Service Aims to Help Students Prepare for College/the Workforce

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--To the Next Step, a book and an educational and coaching company, is aimed at helping high school and college students prepare for college and careers. Kyle Grappone, founder of the To the Next Step coaching firm and author of a book by the same name, says his goal is to provide students with the tools they need to succeed in the real world. Grappone says, “I want students to understand how much time, energy, and resources goes into your full-time job. I want them... Read more →


Why is it Still Fashionable to Read? 

(May 29, 2019)--Science supports the idea that reading is ideal for good health. Unfortunately, not many people value the tradition of reading. A lot of individuals admit to not reading books often, and this is a worrying trend. Books are filled with wisdom and are a fountain of knowledge. You need this to not only jog your brain but also learn more. Research alludes that people who read books are poised to have a better life and health than those who don't and are better... Read more →


“Do You Want To Play Some Football Under The Lights?"

University of Detroit Mercy Athletic History DATELINE DETROIT… OCTOBER 5, 1951 By Fred Lauck, Esq. Under the cool, night skies of a crisp October evening in the year of 1951, a bus load of Fightin’ Irishmen from Notre Dame pulled into Briggs Stadium at “The Corner” of Michigan and Trumbull Avenue. Their mission… to do battle with Detroit’s fightin’ Titans on the “Field of Dreams.” The lights at the historic stadium lit up the night sky over downtown Detroit seducing the “birds of a feather”... Read more →


May 2019 Programming at Avalon Free Public Library

April showers and spring flowers are finally here! Enjoy these great programs at the Avalon Free Public Library and History Center. Stay tuned for author talks, motivational programming and the official launch to our summer reading program! A full calendar of events can be found at www.avalonfreelibrary.org. Saturday, May 4 1pm Author Talk: “Cape May County New Jersey: The Making of an American Resort Community” Enjoy a lecture at the History Center given by Dr. Jeffery M. Dorwart, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University, and author of... Read more →


Home Country: Do I look stoo-pid?

gloucestercitynews.net | March 13, 2019 Buy me a beer! / CNBNews graphics file Slim Randles | CNBNews Contributor “Comin’ up on Saint Paddy’s Day, boys,” Windy said, coming in on final approach to an empty chair. Perfect two-point landing. Loretta filled his cup with fresh and he reared back and addressed the members of the Mule Barn truck stop’s world dilemma think tank. “Almost here, yessir. But this one ain’t gonna be like the last one … not by a strong shot. Lead us not... Read more →