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Remember Inception? It was that movie where Leonardo diCaprio played a man who stole corporate secrets by getting into people’s dreams. He’s given the challenge at the beginning of the movie to try something new: plant an idea in someone’s head via a dream that he creates and manipulates. To do that, he has to…

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A few months ago, I gave you a bunch of info on 2020’s best fiction books as of then, as voted on by tens of thousands of Goodreads readers. In that same vein, let me tell you about a few more good fiction books that were recently published or will publish soon in 2021. Again,…

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While things may have calmed down after the 2020 U.S. elections, the COVID-19 virus still rages through our country, as does a plague of unrest, uncertainty, and contention. Among the viruses causing the latter plague are fears–and in some cases, outright denial–that our police force is not the protective shield we wish it were. Regardless…

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Note: Some of these books I got for free from NetGalley in exchange for my honest reviews. None of the links in this post are affiliate links, which means I’m recommending these books purely out of the goodness of my heart. Some of them have already been published; some you’ll have to wait a little…

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Best Self-Help Books

The readers of GoodReads and Amazon have spoken, on the best fiction books of 2020 so far and now about the top 20 best self-help books. I’ve built on a Goodreads list of top self-help books with Amazon’s rankings of those same books, counting down from #20 to #1. Here’s everything you need to know…

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Can we talk? Please? We really need to talk. Like, really talk. Actually, we need to have a dialogue, with not just talking but also active listening, efforts to understand, all of us putting our all into expressing all that we feel and think on some really complicated, thorny matters, and then listening when others…

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Hi everyone! Today I have something fun to share…a special chance to win some help with your writing bills. Awesome, right? Some of you may know Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi of Writers Helping Writers. Today they are releasing a new book, and I’m part of their street team. I’m handing the blog over to…

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I mentioned last month the journey I’ve begun as a result of the continued anti-racism protests. It started with providing a short list of science fiction and fantasy books by black authors, books that I’ve enjoyed, found deals on, and recommend. It continues with my participation in What Lies Between Us, an anti-racism course taught…

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