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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 →


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