Jun 202017
 
Book Review-Real Artists Don't Starve by Jeff Goins

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Book Review: Real Artists Don’t Starve
Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age
Author: Jeff Goins
Genre: Non-fiction
Topic: Creativity, Creative prosperity, personal growth, professional development

“Charging what you are worth begins with the belief that you are worth what you charge.”
Jeff Goins
Real Artists Don’t Starve

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I’ve been waiting for this book for over three decades.
The first decades comprised my own agonizing war between creativity and money that saw me struggling to not only do my art without pay, but to pay in order to do my art.
The later decades were full of frustrating conversations within the creative community. In these painful conversations I saw my earlier identity as a starving artist mirrored in different versions with each new generation, especially in the Latino community –where we are already predisposed to being devalued, underpaid and ignored by the mainstream. The same applied to women artists and to other minority artists, until I got into the forums and realized these conversations were the norm among all creatives. Something had to change!

And now this book […]

Dec 042014
 
Book of the Year Award: Love and the Mystery of Betrayal

Book of the Year Award:
Love and the Mystery of Betrayal
 

“From all the books I’ve reviewed in 2014,this moving story and compelling journey is the uncontested winner!” Maria Mar, the Dream Alchemist
 

Book of the Year Award: Love and the Mystery of Betrayal~
Author: Sandra Lee Dennis
If you have gone through the trauma of betrayal, no matter how long ago it was~ get this book immediately and clear time not just for reading; for healing. The journey through this book is a healing experience that helps us to understand what we’ve gone through, to name the invisible, hidden cracks this trauma inflicted in our psyche, to validate our soulful intuition and finally to help us emerge into an ecstatic experience of self-love and higher love. If you are going through the trauma of betrayal now, get many copies of the book. One if for you. The other is for your closest friends and relatives; your support system, and one or two for the healer or therapist of your choice. This book is your blueprint through the dark stormy seas of betrayal into the […]

Nov 122014
 
New Book Out! Seaville by Jim Reilly

 
Title: Seaville
Author Name: Jim Reilly
Book Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Publisher: Sayville Books
Release Date: September 30th
Hosted:  Virtual Book Tours Cafe
 
Book Description:
When new neighbors, Mike and Ann Wells along with their children CJ and Patricia, move into the southern part of town along the Great South Bay of Long Island, they discover the true identity of their neighbors.
Each of their new neighbors hosts a being from an alien race hiding from the cruelty of enslavement. This mysterious race needs the Wells family to help them navigate the complicated human experience while being concealed from a nosy but well-meaning old priest. But most of all, they must help them from being captured by a corrupt individual looking to make a profit off a race hoping to peacefully secure fuel to stay one step ahead of their former masters.
As the town of Seaville erupts into chaos, Mike and Ann try to keep their new friends concealed and safe. However, time is running out as their former masters search the universe for their lost property and inch closer to Earth.
Author’s website: sayvillebooks.com

 
About the Author:
Jim Reilly is […]

Oct 292014
 
Book Review Synopsis: Love and the Mystery of Betrayal

Book: Love and the Mystery of Betrayal
(Recovering your Trust and Faith After Trauma, Deception and Loss of Love)
Author: Sandra Lee Dennis
Genre: Nonfiction, Psycho/spiritual; relationship
Published by: West County Press
 
If you have gone through the trauma of betrayal, no matter how long ago it was~ get this book immediately and clear time not just for reading; for healing.
The journey through this book is a healing experience that helps us to understand what we’ve gone through, to name the invisible, hidden cracks this trauma inflicted in our psyche, to validate our soulful intuition and finally to help us emerge into an ecstatic experience of self-love and higher love.
If you are going through the trauma of betrayal now, get many copies of the book. One if for you. The other is for your closest friends and relatives; your support system, and one or two for the healer or therapist of your choice. This book is your blueprint through the dark stormy seas of betrayal into the harbor of radiant health.
If someone you love has gone or is going through a betrayal, get two copies. […]

Oct 092014
 
Book Review: What is your Brand Legacy?

“Brand Legacy: Make your Mark”
Author: Angela Mayartis Johnson
Genre: Non-fiction, Self-help, Business
Topics: Success, Business, Career, Branding, Marketing
The message in this book is essential to positioning ourselves as artists, entrepreneurs or professionals in this changing economy and Angela Mayartis Johnson explains it very well with a clear process and “Brandercises” to guide you step by step.  This book will inspire, motivate you and empower you to express your authentic, best self and connect to your audience in the intersection of shared values.
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Sep 272014
 
Book Review: Her Mother's Voice

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Book: Her Mother’s Voice
Author: Anna Moo.
Genre: Women’s fiction, Asian-American Fiction,
Tags/Topics: Mother-daughter relationship, racism, western vs. eastern medicine
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