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Category Archives: News Tidbits

Congratulations Derrick Barnes & Gordon C. James!
Congratulations Derrick Barnes & Gordon C. James!

WINNER! 2018 KIRKUS PRIZE KIRKUS REVIEW Safe to say, there’s nothing like the feeling of the fresh cut. You feel so extra visible with a fresh new cut, and this book built from that experience translates it in a way … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Rebecca Solnit
Congratulations to Rebecca Solnit

WINNER! 2018 KIRKUS PRIZE Solnit is careful with her words (she always is) but never so much that she mutes the infuriated spirit that drives these essay.   For those heartsick at Trumpism, essayist and Harper’s contributing editor Solnit (The Mother of All … Continue reading

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Bound by Cultural Expectations…
Bound by Cultural Expectations…

Two Zapatista women, bound by cultural expectations, struggle to express the truth of their lives in the highlands of Chiapas. When a woman rises, a community is nourished. In the Maya township of Chenalhó in Chiapas, Veronica, a teenage girl, … Continue reading

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Searching for a sense of identity and belonging…
Searching for a sense of identity and belonging…

This is a beautifully written story about a child searching for a sense of identity and belonging, by debut picture-book author Francie Latour. Illustrator Ken Daley has drawn on his knowledge of the Caribbean to create vibrant paintings that convey … Continue reading

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Unique Magical Powers
Unique Magical Powers

A WINTER’S PROMISE * Starred review from School Library Journal and was highlighted on their list of “September Stars” https://slj.com/?detailStory=50-Spectacular-Titles-September-2018-Stars!!! “Translated from French, this international best-seller is world-building at its best. The unusual settings, original characters, dark intrigue, originality, and … Continue reading

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LIZA JANE & THE DRAGON
LIZA JANE & THE DRAGON

Liza Jane believed she could find better parents. So she fired her mom and dad and hired the first applicant who came to the door–what could possibly go wrong? “A girl frustrated with her parents’ rules fires them and hires … Continue reading

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Ethnopharmacologic Search for Psychoactive Drugs (Vol. 1 & 2)
Ethnopharmacologic Search for Psychoactive Drugs (Vol. 1 & 2)

In June of 2017, an international group of specialists in ethnopharmacology, chemistry, botany, psychology, and anthropology met to discuss their findings of the last fifty years and assess the potential future for investigations into traditional plant-based medicines. The Ethnopharmacologic Search … Continue reading

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Mexico’s’ Presidential Election & Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s Stunning Victory
Mexico’s’ Presidential Election & Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s Stunning Victory

“I’m not going to limit myself to condemning corruption and calling for its eradication; I also want to set out . . . a new politics, a different economic model, and the strengthening of cultural, moral, and spiritual values that … Continue reading

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A true crime story with a remarkable twist
A true crime story with a remarkable twist

A Lawyer’s Journey through the Historic, Haunting, and Deeply Personal Case of Albert Dyer, the Smiling Monster of Inglewood

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Change Your Personality Later in Life? Yes, It Is Possible
Change Your Personality Later in Life? Yes, It Is Possible

Check out the Wall Street Journal  interview with Dr. Gary Small and Gigi Vorgan about their new book  here Three experts talk about the resilience of people as they age, and how radical change can be achieved

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