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CNB BOOK NEWS: 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... Read more →


CNB Book News: Poems That Can Help With Healing In Hard Times

(NAPSI)—You may be able to bring some comfort to your friends and family members who have been grieving a loss in these difficult days. Poetry And Emotion There’s a new book that can help heal the hearts and minds of people who have lost jobs, opportunities, homes, even loved ones. Called “Words for the Unbearable: A Journey Through Loss” (IngramSpark), it was written by psychologist Enid Sanders, who has had her own losses to deal with. When her first child, Keri, died, the young mother spilled out a series of poems and put them away in a drawer. Decades later,... Read more →


WonderWorks Pigeon Forge Celebrates National Library Week

with Local Library Partnerships and Free Tickets to the Upside-Down House Library partnership with WonderWorks TN helps spark the imagination and inspire reading in the community PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (April 1, 2022) – To celebrate this year’s National Library Week from April 3-9, 2022, WonderWorks Pigeon Forge is partnering with local Sevier County libraries by donating free tickets to be given away to those who sign up for library cards during this special week. The mission is to help inspire more people to read and explore all the opportunities offered at their local library. “We’re thrilled to be a part... Read more →


Details about SPICE DAO and the DUNE NFT 

Throughout the end of the week, Spice DAO was commending its excellent arrangement to deliver NFTs in light of an intriguing book specifying the bombed variation of producer Alejandro Judorowski's Frank Herbert's awe-inspiring sci-fi novel Dune, In November, they accepted their duplicate at the Christie's closeout for 2.66 million euros (a little more than 3.3 million). It was recorded at 25,000-€ 35,000, so the DAO paid multiple times more than assessed. If you want to know more about the depth-related SPICE DAO and the DUNE NFT then visit here. The gathering erroneously felt that the buy included getting copyright to... Read more →


BOOK REVIEWS: 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... Read more →


A Thrilling Book Trilogy And More

BOOKTRIB’S BOOKBITES —Megalomaniacs Battle Zealots, With America Caught In The Middle (NAPSI)—This issue of BookBites introduces readers to Eric C. Anderson’s New Caliphate trilogy, a saga ripped from today’s headlines that could leave tomorrow’s Europe on the brink of a new Dark Age, as well as a fourth thriller depicting the use of cryptocurrency as a tool for political regime change. Anderson is a former member of the U.S. intelligence community. “Osiris” (Book 1) by Eric C. Anderson (Dunn Books) It’s a dilemma no Washington politician wants to confront: rescuing 5,000 Americans trapped in Baghdad. Taking on the challenge is... Read more →


CNBNews Book Review: Giovanni's Ring, the Real Sopranos

VIDEO at the bottom: Is the Italian Mob Still Strong in Jersey? Interview with Giovanni Rocco, My Life Inside the Real Sopranos Giovanni Rocco was the FBI undercover at the epicenter of several federal undercover operations. His most recent assignment in operation Charlie Horse ultimately brought down several high-ranking members and associates of the infamous NJ DeCavalcante Mafia family, the organization known as “The Real Sopranos”. Image source Armchair MBA #Sopranos #DeCavalcante #GiovannisRing The story of a former FBI undercover task force officer who spent years penetrating New Jersey's DeCavalcante crime family, the criminal organization known to law enforcement as... Read more →


BOOK REVIEW: Seven Top Political Stories of 2021

NEW YORK, NY, November 26, 2021 — Will the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election and the second year of the COVID pandemic prove that 2021 will be one of the most tumultuous political years in recent history? According to Seth David Radwell, a critically-acclaimed expert on the history of politics, and author of the Amazon bestseller American Schism: How the Two Enlightenments Hold the Secret to Healing Our Nation (Greenleaf Book Group), here is a compilation of some of the most controversial 2021 political subjects of today—contextualized in the country’s history as detailed in Radwell’s book—that will have a... Read more →


Artist and Storyteller Lousis Pecsi Releases New Children's Book "Theo's Adventure in Time"

HADDONFIELD NJ (November 23, 2021)(CNBNews)--An artist and storyteller Louis Pecsi is currently doing a signing of his new children’s book Theo’s Adventures in Time at the Ram Arcade in Haddonfield. The signing will be between 2 PM and 3:30 PM on Saturday, Dec 11. “Theo’s Adventures in Time” chronicles the early and later inventions of a child genius, which include an everlasting bouncing ball and a pair of flying shoes. His early inventions pale in comparison to his ultimate triumph, which is the time machine named Kronos. Theo journeys through time and encounters dinosaurs, mummies, and Albert Einstein. Theo is... Read more →


NEW BOOK RELEASED, HOW TO STARVE CANCER

Jane McLelland should only have lived about 12 weeks, according to cancer statistics and doctors, after receiving her diagnosis of Stage IV cancer nearly 20 years ago. But today, after suffering from cervical cancer, secondary lung cancer, and treatment- The award-winning former Chartered Physiotherapist shares her incredible story at www.HowToStarveCancer.com. Life Extension, Daily Mail, Better Together with Maria Menounos and more have featured how McLelland successfully employed a method mainstream medicine largely ignores: starving the cancer with off-label drugs (using medication in a manner not specified in the FDA's approved packaging label). Now she’s on a mission to get this... Read more →


Karen Hinton Offers an Insider’s View of What It’s Like To Be a Woman in Politics/Newsroom 

Penis Politics: A Memoir of Women, Men And Power (Sartoris Literary Group; December 1, 2021) by Karen Hinton, a journalist and former press secretary to Andrew Cuomo and later to New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, offers an insider’s view of what it’s like to be a woman in the newsroom, the halls of Congress and the highest reaches of American political power. The book is available for pre-order at Amazon. Hinton’s memoir expands on her widely-read New York Daily News op-ed coining the term “penis politics” to describe how powerful men assert control over women in a vulnerable... Read more →


Heavyweight “Bronco Billy” Wright Releases Book

Heavyweight “Bronco Billy” Wright is well known and loved for his impressive achievements in the ring. Throughout his lengthy boxing career, which began in 1986, he fought in the heavyweight division and scored 29 first-round knockouts. His last professional fight was in January 2016, finishing with an extraordinary career record of 43 knockouts and 48 wins in 52 fights. He has now retired from sports and has picked up the pen. His first publication, the fantasy series Earthly Worlds,became an instant Amazon bestseller, and his upcoming science-fiction novel, Mind-Benders, co-written by EGA-represented International #1 bestselling author Steve Eggleston, is hotly... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Georgia Police Officer Dylan Harrison Shot and Killed on his First Day; Suspect Apprehended by FBI

Police Officer Dylan Harrison Alamo Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Saturday, October 9, 2021 Police Officer Dylan Harrison was shot and killed outside of the Alamo Police Department at about 1:00 AM. The suspect, Damien 'Luke' Anthony Ferguson, 43, fled the scene and was apprehended by the FBI on Sunday, October 10. Ferguson, considered armed and dangerous, was the subject of a statewide manhunt. Officer Harrison was working his first shift as a part-time officer with the Alamo Police Department. He had served in law enforcement for four years and had previously served with the Middle Georgia State University... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Lewis Andrew "Andy" Traylor Dies from Injuries Sustained in Vehicle Crash

Police Officer Lewis Andrew "Andy" Traylor Austin Police Department, Texas End of Watch Saturday, July 31, 2021 AUSTIN, TEXAS (August 1, 2021)--Police Officer Andy Traylor succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle crash three days earlier while responding to an emergency call for service at about 2:10 am. He was traveling on FM 969 when a tractor-trailer attempted to make a U-turn in front of him at Decker Lane. Officer Traylor was unable to avoid a collision and his patrol car became pinned beneath the trailer. He was extricated from the vehicle and transported to a local hospital. He remained... Read more →


CNB Book News: Riding the Edge: A Love Song to Deborah

A work of love that evokes greater love—Michael Tobin’s memoir will move your soul JERUSALEM (JULY 27, 2021)—Forty-seven years ago, Michael discovered his soulmate Deborah on a dance floor in Keene, New Hampshire. It took her soul a few years and an around-the-world bike trek to fully reciprocate. Riding the Edge:A Love Song to Deborah (Greenleaf Book Group, July 20, 2021) is the astonishing tale of the six-month odyssey that profoundly shaped the next 564 months of their lives together. Taking place in 1980, Michael and Deborah—an American Jew and American Arab, respectively—leave the security of their well-ordered lives as... Read more →


Scars of Blue: A Story of the Heart and Soul of the Person Behind the Badge written by Local Cop Chad Holland

Amazon.com: Scars of Blue: A story of Policing, Corruption, Mental Health, and Survival written by Chad Holland About the Author Chad Holland (photo) served for nearly two decades with the Brooklawn, Somerdale, and the notoriously dangerous Camden, New Jersey police departments-surviving on instincts, training, and the love and trust of his partners. The eldest of four brothers, Chad was born in Philadelphia, Pa, and spent his adolescent and teenage years growing up in Brooklawn, NJ. Chad has two grown sons. Chad J, from his prior marriage, and Jacob. He currently reside in New Jersey. --This text refers to the paperback... Read more →


New Book Released: Weed of Wonder

Cannabis history is your history. Discover why in the new publication Weed of Wonder. Weed of Wonder is the result of more than four years of in-depth research and photography. Unprecedented access to Museum founder Ben Dronkers’ collection of over 9000 cannabis-related artifacts has resulted in a fresh view of the plant’s history. The book will be available from June 25th, 2021. Why a new book on Cannabis? Legal cannabis is slowly becoming international. Old-school cannabis activism now exists alongside a billion dollar industry. CBD, the ‘wellness cannabinoid’, is changing the perception of the plant and mainstreaming its use beyond... Read more →


CNB Books: Enemy Within the Gates: The Secret Cabal and the Destruction of The Wes

United Kingdom – There was no better time for Tony Ankers to release ‘Enemy Within the Gates: The Secret Cabal and the Destruction of The West’. After all, the world has spent the last year believing the so-called “truth” about Covid-19; its origins, geopolitical response and the supposed vaccine that will heal humanity. But as Ankers knows, it’s yet another fabrication on the part of a secret cabal that has been controlling humanity for over a century. While it might initially sound far-fetched, Ankers presents his findings with fact, unambiguous evidence, over 1,000 footnotes, and over two decades of trying... Read more →


Archdiocese Kindergarten Teacher Publishes First Book, Pepper The Pointer

Ms. Kyrsten Amanto is an educator at Saint Maximilian Kolbe School in West Chester Ms. Kyrsten Amanto, a kindergarten teacher at Saint Maximilian Kolbe School in West Chester (Chester County) recently published her first book, Pepper the Pointer. The narrative follows the main characters, Kyky and Pepper. Kyky tends to mind her own business, but her best bud Pepper points out things around them to teach Kyky valuable lessons. The genesis for the book came during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when Ms. Amanto spent a lot of time at home with her dog, Pepper, a two-year-old German Shorthaired... Read more →


CNB Books: 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... Read more →


*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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... Read more →