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*Scott James, Adelphi Alum, and Emmy-Winning Journalist will Discuss an Infamous Nightclub Fire

GARDEN CITY, NY (03/25/2021) On Wednesday, April 7, Adelphi University will host a conversation with Emmy-winning journalist, author and Adelphi alumnus Scott James about his book Trial by Fire: A Devastating Tragedy, 100 Lives Lost, and a 15-Year Search for Truth. Adelphi's President Christine Riordan will talk with James about what compelled him to reexamine one of America's deadliest criminal cases, the death of 100 people in a fire started by a pyrotechnic display at a Rhode Island concert in 2003. Scott James Veteran journalist and fiction author Television news Emmy award winner "Trial by Fire: Writing the Book That Reopened One of America's Deadliest Criminal Cases'' will be moderated by Liza Burby, author and faculty adviser to Adelphi's award-winning student newspaper, The Delphian. The... Read more →


*Camden County LIBRARY HOTSPOT LEARNING PROGRAM

(Voorhees, NJ) – As part of its ongoing effort to bridge the digital divide widened by the pandemic, the Camden County Library System began a new hotspot lending program today for remote workers and learners. The program comes in addition to a variety of new digital services already made available through the library system to support the community during this crisis. The Verizon 4G Jetpack hotspot can be used to connect phones, computers, and other devices to the internet while at home or on the road. The devices are now available at all branches of the library system and can be checked out to adults for two weeks (with no renewals). “Anyone who has been working or learning from home this year knows how important... Read more →


CNB Books: ‘A Mirror And A Prayer’

Beauty Icon’s Unfiltered Reflections On A Rocky And Wild Ride Gina Rivera finally found “the authentic me…waiting to break free.” Her memoir is one part narrative, one part how to succeed in business, and all parts inspiration. (NAPSI)—There was a time when Gina Rivera: • Stole cookie dough and gasoline during financial hard times. • Was almost strangled by a mass murderer. • Had a boyfriend arrested by the FBI for drug distribution. The boldly blonde mohawked Rivera is an amalgamation of what many would label contradictory circumstances. Once a high school dropout, Gina has transformed her dreams as a hairstylist into a nationwide beauty empire. Her unfiltered autobiography, “A Mirror And A Prayer,” illuminates the amazing highs and devastating lows of her life, with... Read more →


Home Country: The Fly Tying Love Center

One of the problems Marvin Pincus discovered about running the Fly Tying Love Center here in the valley is that there appeared to be more fly tying than love counseling going on. This particular morning he was whipping up a nice fluffy Adams dry on a number 12 and wishing everyone’s love problems were as easy to solve as tying one of these. He takes silent pride in being a pioneer in this field of combining fly tying and romance solutions, but that doesn’t mean he couldn’t quietly hope for his neighbors to have more love problems. His advice had worked well with Dewey (a lead-wire-wrapped wooly bugger leading to the suggestion he showers before he asks a girl out on a date), and with... Read more →


CNB Books: Fighting the First Wave

Why the Coronavirus Was Tackled So Differently Across the Globe By Peter Baldwin ISBN 9781316518335 Hardcover/$24.95 March 2020 Everyone had to accept the possibility of being quarantined for the collective weal. But until the disease was eradicated everywhere and for all, there was no end of things for anyone. A reserve of infection in one neighborhood, among one set of citizens, or in one part of the world, spelled danger for the rest. We are only as safe as the sickest member of our community. So long as a critical mass has not been vaccinated, there will be no real security. The solution has to be global or not at all. Why, even despite a shared scientific understanding of the etiology of COVID-19, were the... Read more →


OP-ED: This "Devout Catholic" has no Problem Stiffing the Pope

January 28, 2021 “Gender ideology is demonic. It militates against the order of creation." ~Pope Francis Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Biden's executive orders handed down today: On November 12, Pope Francis called President-elect Joe Biden to congratulate him on his electoral victory. He surely thought that the incoming president would make Catholics proud to have one of their own in the White House. One wonders what the Holy Father now thinks of Bill Donohue (photo courtesy of NewsMaxTV) Biden. On January 28, the White House announced that Biden will issue an executive order that rescinds the Mexico City Policy, the rule that bars U.S. foreign aid to international non-profit organizations that provide for abortion or abortion... Read more →


CNB Books: Historical Fiction, Real-Life Thriller And Lovable Characters

To Round Out Your Reading List “The Ticket” by Karen Schutte (Green Spring Publishing) (NAPS)—A touching account of a true American family, filled with ambition, promises, love, loss and a legacy of survival. Destined to a life of servitude, Karl Kessel, a turn-of-the-century German immigrant from Yugoslavia, receives an unexpected gift: a ticket to America. Grasping his dream, he leaves behind his wife and two sons. In her debut historical novel, the first of a trilogy, Karen Schutte spins a compelling family story woven with rich historical detail. Her nuanced and unvarnished narrative exposes the harsh realities of life in the last century as the Kessels make their journey. Purchase at https://karenschutte.com/product/the-ticket. “Better Dead Than Divorced” by Lukas Konandreas (Hard Work Publications) “Better dead than... Read more →


CC Library New Hotspot Lending Plan

(Voorhees, NJ) – As part of its ongoing effort to bridge the digital divide widened by the pandemic, the Camden County Library System began a new hotspot lending program today for remote workers and learners. The program comes in addition to a variety of new digital services already made available through the library system to support the community during this crisis. The Verizon 4G Jetpack hotspot can be used to connect phones, computers, and other devices to the internet while at home or on the road. The devices are now available at all branches of the library system and can be checked out to adults for two weeks (with no renewals). “Anyone who has been working or learning from home this year knows how important... Read more →


CNBNews Books: Independence Seaport Museum Presents Author Thomas Heinrich

Author Talk: Thomas Heinrich Tuesday, January 26 6:00 PM Zoom Register Here for the FREE event Join Independence Seaport Museum and author Thomas Heinrich for a discussion on his new book, Warship Builders: An Industrial History of U.S. Naval Shipbuilding, 1922-1945 (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2020). The book highlights Philadelphia-area shipbuilders and the key role they played in World War II naval shipbuilding. The Navy Yard constructed Iowa-class battleships, New York Ship in Camden, NJ, specialized in cruisers and aircraft carriers, and Cramp Shipbuilding delivered cruisers and submarines. Our talk will investigate the achievements of and challenges confronting shipfitters, machinists, and managers in the Delaware Valley during the construction of a colossal armada that fought in all corners of the globe. We are encouraging... Read more →


CNBNews Book Reviews: Four Great Reads

Fictional Pandemic All Too Real; Making America Sacred Again; An Immigration Story; Disappearing Jets “Viral” by Kevin E. Ready (NAPSI)—A story of hope and the indomitable will of the human spirit. This is a popular fiction saga of a pandemic—written well before the COVID-19 virus was ever heard of—and the actions taken by people around the world to fight it. The story is told from the viewpoint of several key characters in various countries and walks of life. It includes realistic descriptions of the disease and heartfelt sub-stories of the characters as they deal with the pandemic. A woman of science must step up and become a leader and, hopefully, a savior. A first responder finds himself fighting for the lives of thousands. Valiant medical... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: The Unique Holiday of Thanksgiving

by Slim Randles |CNBNews Columnist When it comes to our unique holiday of Thanksgiving, I think we all can see past the turkey and trimmings to what it’s all about. Oh, there are some historians who will tell us the Pilgrims really didn’t share a meal with the Indians, and that’s okay, because they got grant money to tell us that. And there are other historians who tell us that the Pilgims and the Indians were pals and split the turkey and dressing. And that’s okay, too. Historians have to eat just like the rest of us. But to me, that’s immaterial. No matter who came up with the idea, it’s a good idea. At least once a year we need to pause and give... Read more →


CNBNews Exclusive: The Extra Mile by Dawn O Watson

Gloucestercitynews.net files EDITOR'S NOTE: In the coming weeks on Monday local author Dawn Watson will be posting a short story exclusively for readers of CNBNews and perhaps a private site or two on Facebook. The stories will eventually be part of an anthology, available on Amazon as an eBook and paperback. My eleventh novel, The Factory, will be available by Christmas. Warning: Some are very dark and not for the faint of heart! ****** The Extra Mile ((1999) by Dawn O Watson "Amazing what you see, you walk far enough," the old man cackled. "It's all different than it used to be, don't mean it's bad though. Only different." I nodded. He was right. Just then a chicken ran past, a chicken with singed feathers,... Read more →


CNBNews Exclusive: An Award Winning Short Story

A Very Old Man By Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Written in 1993. Winner of several literary awards. He shuffled along the street trying to make out the forms moving about him through his thick glasses. The bag he carried was heavy but too precious to set down, even for a moment. He waited for the light to change, suspicious of every movement around him. The old man trudged on, head down. Only a few more breathless feet ahead lay the familiar outline of his tiny row house. He set the bag of day-old bread and dented cans of vegetables down on the stoop and with trembling hands, attempted to insert the key into the lock. One, two, three stabs and the reassuring sound of metal... Read more →


CNBNews Book Reviews: Children’s Book Holiday Gift Ideas

“The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions” by Tracey Hecht (NAPSI)—Animals disappearing without a trace? In the first book of the critically acclaimed four-book middle-grade series “The Nocturnals,” we meet three unlikely friends—Dawn, a serious fox; Tobin, a sweet pangolin; and Bismark, the pint-sized sugar glider. When the animals go missing, it’s up to Dawn, Tobin and Bismark to find out why. With the help of a gentle wombat, a jittery jerboa, a band of coyotes and some kooky bats, the brigade finds itself in a wacky, high-stakes game that will determine their survival. Discover the friendships, teamwork, and humor as the brigade solves the unpredictable mysteries of the night. From Fabled Films Press, buy at https://amzn.to/2C3opOQ. San Diego Zoo Global Press “Hope and Inspiration Series” by... Read more →


A Halloween Adventure: Part I of IV

By Dawn O Watson CNBNews Contributor Each Monday for four consecutive weeks the continuing saga of A Halloween Adventure will be posted for our readers’ enjoyment. (Gloucester City, NJ)(CNBNews)(Oct. 5, 2020)--The children dressed excitedly—finally, Halloween eve had arrived! And this year they were old enough to go trick-or-treating on their own, without a parent following behind them, nagging about safety. Ten-year-old Erin and her younger twin brothers Jason and Jeffrey were dressed and out the door by five PM, meeting many of their school friends as they traversed the area near their homes. “Let’s go further,” Jeffrey said. “If we go by ourselves, we’ll get more treats!” “I think we should stay together,” Erin told him. “It’s safer.” But the boys began to run toward... Read more →


CNBNews Books: A Mission to Help Heal the Grief After Loss of a Pet

Rev. Kaleel Sakakeeny Releases New e-Book on Pet Loss BOSTON, MA (September, 2020) — Although the mission of Animal Talks champions the fight for animals, especially those that are dying, sick or abused, the actual daily work of Animal Chaplain and Credentialed Pet Grief Counselor Rev. Kaleel Sakakeeny and the Animal Talks team is about helping people cope with the grief and pain that is felt when a beloved pet dies. To support the personal grief counseling mission, Sakakeeny and the Animal Talks team recently released their marquee ebook, A Journey Through Pet Loss and Grief: For When Our Animal Companions Leave Us. Readers find chapters such as: Grieve Like a Child; My Promise to You; When Kids Lose Their Animal Friends; and Pets and... Read more →


The Best 30 Halloween Stories of the Decade

By Dorothy York, President and CEO of North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS) Families are preparing to enjoy Halloween in news ways, to keep kids healthy and safe, in response the COVID-19 pandemic. Journalists are eager to receive stories with helpful advice to protect the public and make life more fun, in the new normal. To help our clients find formats that are getting the best results, North American Precis Syndicate ranks the top feature news stories of the year by the highest number of placements in media outlets nationwide. We have compiled the results to show the top feature news stories of the decade, those that have performed brilliantly, way above and beyond what is typically expected. The most successful stories included attractive color photos... Read more →


CNB Book Review: Futuristic Fiction; Family Secrets; Women’s Movement Memoir; “ReNaturing” Yourself

“Gravity Is Heartless” by Sarah Lahey (NAPSI)—The year is 2050. Automated cities, vehicles and homes are now standard; artificial intelligence, CRISPR gene editing and quantum computing have become a reality and climate change is in full swing. Climate scientist Quinn Buyers would rather be studying the clouds than getting ready for her wedding. But when a tragedy causes her to lose everything, including her famous scientist mother, her quest for answers takes her across the globe—and she uncovers friends, loss and love in the most unexpected of places. This bold, speculative fiction sheds light on the treatment of the planet as it offers a breathtaking sense of hope for the future. From She Writes Press, purchase at https://amzn.to/2RuvQXx. “No Rules: A Memoir” by Sharon Dukett... Read more →


E-Meet Sarah Broom, Author of 'The Yellow House'

This Year's Adelphi Reads Selection GARDEN CITY, NY (09/14/2020) Every year, Adelphi University's Community Reads chooses a book that is given to incoming first-year students, with the rest of the community invited to read as well. This year, the University selected "The Yellow House," a 2019 National Book Award winner and New York Times best seller by Sarah Broom. On Thursday, September 17, Broom will join Adelphi's R. Sentwali Bakari, PhD, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, via Zoom for a discussion on her creative process, obstacles she faced beyond writer's block, lessons she's learned from her past, home, family, New Orleans and other themes of the novel. "The Yellow House," her memoir, has been described as a must-read book by more... Read more →


The 30 Top Halloween Stories of the Decade

By Dorothy York, President and CEO of North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS) Families are preparing to enjoy Halloween in news ways, to keep kids healthy and safe, in response the COVID-19 pandemic. Journalists are eager to receive stories with helpful advice to protect the public and make life more fun, in the new normal. To help our clients find formats that are getting the best results, North American Precis Syndicate ranks the top feature news stories of the year by the highest number of placements in media outlets nationwide. We have compiled the results to show the top feature news stories of the decade, those that have performed brilliantly, way above and beyond what is typically expected. The most successful stories included attractive color photos... Read more →


CNBNews Book Review: Local Columnist Markets Her 11 Novel, Highlights Local Talent

Local columnist Dawn O Watson recently announced the arrival of her new novel, Blue Earth. (Gloucestercitynews.net)(September 2, 2020)--Blue Earth is the story of a dystopian society that struggles to survive under a protective dome. Outside, the world is irradiated and desolate, inhabited by the outcasts of society who are afflicted with burns and disfigurement as they attempt to survive in a world filled with mutated animals. The atmosphere has turned everything it touches a drab shade of blue. “Independent writers are at a disadvantage. We must market our own work and do our own advertising, which is difficult because of the pandemic,” the author said. “There are some very good stories out there, written by people who do not benefit by large publishing houses.” Blue... Read more →


How to Achieve Your Full Potential

Dallas, Texas – For over three decades, Dr. E. Gaylon McCollough has given his patients the best care and results at McCollough Plastic Surgery Clinic & Skin Center and Total Health Spa. As a renowned facial plastic surgeon, Dr. McCollough created a successful, unique plan to allow everyone to feel beautiful AND healthy inside and out. Informative and inspiring, The Gift You Give Yourself (to be released by Brown Books Publishing Group on September 1, 2020) is a guide to help people navigate the overwhelming world of beauty, skin and health care. Dr. McCollough’s holistic approach will help people find their path to better health and confidence because beauty is deeper than surface appearances. He walks readers through popular cosmetic surgical procedures, skin care regiments,... Read more →


Philadelphia Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

PHILADELPHIA PA--The Free Library of Philadelphia's Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH), as part of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress (NLS) serves Pennsylvania residents who have difficulty reading due to a physical impairment, a reading disability, or a vision challenge. Please view the Eligibility page for more details. If the standard print has become difficult to read for you, a friend, or a family member, please call 800-222-1754 or 215-683-3217. LPBH offers a wide variety of services for customers throughout the Commonwealth. Some are available on-site, and many are available free through the mail via our partnership with Carnegie Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Pittsburgh. In addition, LBPH staff provides outreach statewide... Read more →


CNBNews Book Bites: Four Great Reads

“The Shadow Girl” by Misty Mount (NAPSI)—“A powerful fantasy that combines a coming of age theme with insights into changing family relationships, the impact of past worlds on present lives, and a shy girl’s unexpected changes.”—Midwest Book Review Shy, thirteen-year-old Zylia has always known she was different. She’s disappearing from this world and doesn’t know how to stop it. Then she stumbles across a family mystery surrounding the disappearance of her great-aunt Angelica years earlier. During her quest to unravel the mystery, Zylia discovers she’s able to cross the boundary and enter the “in between” world. Now, it’s up to Zylia to save herself before she’s trapped “in between” forever. Purchase at https://amzn.to/2V4riZi. “Median Gray” by Bill Mesce Jr. At a time when New York’s... Read more →


CNB Book Review: Four Great Reads for Summer

“The Shadow Girl” by Misty Mount (NAPSI)—“A powerful fantasy that combines a coming of age theme with insights into changing family relationships, the impact of past worlds on present lives, and a shy girl’s unexpected changes.”—Midwest Book Review Shy, thirteen-year-old Zylia has always known she was different. She’s disappearing from this world and doesn’t know how to stop it. Then she stumbles across a family mystery surrounding the disappearance of her great-aunt Angelica years earlier. During her quest to unravel the mystery, Zylia discovers she’s able to cross the boundary and enter the “in between” world. Now, it’s up to Zylia to save herself before she’s trapped “in between” forever. Purchase at https://amzn.to/2V4riZi. “Median Gray” by Bill Mesce Jr. At a time when New York’s... Read more →


OPEN AND AFFORDABLE TEXTBOOKS PROGRAM REDUCES TEXTBOOK COSTS FOR STUDENTS

Annual program incentivizes Rutgers faculty to use free or low-cost learning materials that save students money More faculty than ever before are participating in a program through the Rutgers University Libraries to provide open and affordable textbooks for the fall. The program is estimated to be able to save students more than $2.1 million in the cost of textbooks and other course materials over the next year. The Open and Affordable Textbooks (OAT) Program, administered by the Libraries, provides $1,000 awards to Rutgers faculty who modify their courses to use free or low-cost learning materials instead of traditional textbooks. To date, it has brought an estimated savings of over $5.7 million to students universitywide. The Libraries issued 42 OAT awards this year, more than double... Read more →


New Book: Leaders Who Lust

It might seem curious, but when we start writing a book such as this one, both of us know generally where we’re going and what we want to say, but not specifically, not exactly. In this case, we knew generally that despite its being completely ignored in the twenty-first-century leadership literature, lust has been of significance in the past and was certain therefore to be of significance in the present. But until we did the research, until we started putting flesh on the bones of our cases, we ourselves did not fully appreciate how much of a driver lust is. Nor did we fully appreciate the symbiosis between lust and leadership. Or that some leaders who lust are exceptional in part, certainly, precisely because of... Read more →


School Librarians are Providing Services and Resources During Pandemic

July 21, 2020-School librarians, long identified as thought leaders in school communities, provide invaluable services and resources to children in times of crisis. With educators facing unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19, school librarians and their libraries play a more important role than ever. "School librarians provide critical services for children in distance education as well as in-person." said John Chrastka, Executive Director of EveryLibrary Institute, a national 501c3 non-profit with a mission to support libraries and librarians. "Now that COVID-19 shutdowns have impacted learning for children around the nation, school librarians are needed more than ever, and they deserve our support." The Problem of the COVID Slide Educators have long referred to a phenomenon called "summer slide," wherein children lose educational ground during their summer... Read more →


'Summer Bash Activity Boxes’ Distributed to Chester Youth by Legacy Arts Club

by Katie Madonna It’s 9:30pm on a weeknight in North Chester and there are continuous explosions for the fifth night in a row. Booming. Crackling. Popping. The once-jarring nightly rounds of Fireworks, ranging from small firecrackers to bottle rockets to stadium-style mortars, lit off in Chester since mid-March, have become what some are considering the “new normal.” And who could blame youth and adults alike for needing some regularly scheduled outdoor entertainment? On March 13th, due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, Governor Wolf announced all Pennsylvania schools would close, beginning a longer-than-expected shelter-in-place order. Thousands of students were promptly shuffled from the normal routine of classroom-learning to the online schooling world of Zoom and Google Classroom. And just like that, nearly all... Read more →


Pre-Order Tom Fitton’s New Judicial Watch Book ‘A Republic Under Assault’

(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today Judicial Watch President and New York Times bestselling author Tom Fitton’s latest book, “A Republic Under Assault, the Left’s Ongoing Attack on American Freedom” is available for pre-order (https://www.judicialwatchbook.com/). In this explosive new book, New York Times bestselling author and president of Judicial Watch Tom Fitton explains how the Radical Left and the Deep State are trying to destroy the Trump presidency. Tom Fitton’s first two New York Times bestselling books, "The Corruption Chronicles" and "Clean House", exposed the hypocrisy and corruption of Obama’s two terms. Now, in Fitton’s latest investigative probe, he identifies the four major forces posing a continued threat to American democracy. Deep State Efforts to Destroy the Trump Presidency: The documents that show senior officials... Read more →


CNBNews Book Tips: Fictional Pandemic All Too Real; Making America Sacred Again; An Immigration Story; Disappearing Jets

“Viral” by Kevin E. Ready (NAPSI)—A story of hope and the indomitable will of the human spirit. This is a popular fiction saga of a pandemic—written well before the COVID-19 virus was ever heard of—and the actions taken by people around the world to fight it. The story is told from the viewpoint of several key characters in various countries and walks of life. It includes realistic descriptions of the disease and heartfelt sub-stories of the characters as they deal with the pandemic. A woman of science must step up and become a leader and, hopefully, a savior. A first responder finds himself fighting for the lives of thousands. Valiant medical workers face near-impossible tasks while risking their very lives. Sounds only too real. Purchase... Read more →


CNB Book News: 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 struggle to find a way to help Caroline and her would-be daughter forge the link always meant to be between them—before the child’s brutal father makes good on his vow to steal the girl and disappear with her. Purchase at... Read more →


CNB Book Review--San Francisco Values: Common Ground For Getting America Back On Track

- The Truth About This “Radical” City New York, NY, June 10, 2020 - In San Francisco Values: Common Ground for Getting America Back on Track (Palmetto Publishing Group), coauthors Geri Spieler and Rick Kaplowitz examine the core beliefs that define the United States. Conservative pundits routinely attack Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, “the most powerful woman in American politics” (The Christian Science Monitor), and talk trash about the city she represents in their rants against Democrats. In the book, the authors show how the trailblazing history and values of the San Francisco Bay Area have shaped public opinion, influenced national policy, and made America a better country for citizens of all races and ethnic backgrounds, of different genders, and across the political spectrum.... Read more →


CNBNews Books: 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 struggle to find a way to help Caroline and her would-be daughter forge the link always meant to be between them—before the child’s brutal father makes good on his vow to steal the girl and disappear with her. Purchase at... Read more →


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 young woman who is clever and inscrutable. She initiates passionate encounters with them, but as time goes on, her demands become untenable. When she goes missing, a murder investigation opens up. From SparkPress, purchase at https://amzn.to/2Gd4rmI. “The AVADA Principle” by... 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 editor so that it better meets the professor’s expectations. How to study and remember: six powerful ways 1. Study in intervals Review the course material over and over every few days (or a few hours if you’re time-pressed). This approach... 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 struggle to find a way to help Caroline and her would-be daughter forge the link always meant to be between them—before the child’s brutal father makes good on his vow to steal the girl and disappear with her. Purchase at... 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 and inscrutable. She initiates passionate encounters with them, but as time goes on, her demands become untenable. When she goes missing, a murder investigation opens up. From SparkPress, purchase at https://amzn.to/2Gd4rmI. “The AVADA Principle” by Michael Sipe Most people desire... 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 that takes time and thorough editing, it always pays off when done with a correct translation strategy. 5 Steps to Consider When Translating Books Without a doubt, an idea to get your book translated in Japanese or Spanish sounds amazing,... 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 to turn, but when the one that got away comes back, secrets from her past seem to resurface. In her warmest, wittiest and wisest novel yet, Kristy Woodson Harvey delivers a discerning portrait of modern womanhood through two vastly different... 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 at the highest-rated television station in Pennsylvania. Finley Smith is its principled news director. When she learns from her top reporter that the Pennsylvania Governor has hired a mob-owned construction company to repair a bridge in Pittsburgh, she plans to... 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, hoarding, and morality told through a fictional tale of the financial crash and one eccentric New York family. From Tule Publishing, purchase at https://amzn.to/2sQmVq8. “The Eye of Zeus: Legends of Olympus, Book One” by Alane Adams Meet Phoebe Katz, a... 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, hoarding, and morality told through a fictional tale of the financial crash and one eccentric New York family. From Tule Publishing, purchase at https://amzn.to/2sQmVq8. “The Eye of Zeus: Legends of Olympus, Book One” by Alane Adams Meet Phoebe Katz, a... 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 book, Williams recounts his experiences with LAPD, and how he applies that knowledge as a Use of Force, Police Procedure and Wrongful Convictions Expert in State and Federal Court involving criminal and civil rights cases across the country. An over... 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 libraries who have an urgent financial need. The EveryLibrary Institute is a national 501c3 non-profit with a mission to support the future of libraries and the role of librarians in society. This campaign is called the Help a Library Worker... 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 trauma and family tragedy. He lets the reader experience what it’s like to lead those who fight America’s wars.? Purchase at https://amzn.to/2xyNBNT. “The DNA of You and Me” by Andrea Rothman Emily Apell arrives in Justin McKinnon’s research lab with... 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 execute the mission once they do. One bestselling author, Joe Curcillo, has written a book that is helping many business leaders to do exactly that, helping to motivate their team to work toward a unifying vision. “This book has become... 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 senator from South Carolina, Scott is the only African American Republican in the Senate and the only Black elected to both Congress and the Senate in history. “My experiences are evidence of what hard work and determination can still achieve... 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 →