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How to be a Go-Getter and Win

With more than 500, 000 copies sold worldwide, Peter B. Kyne's The Go-Getter, is a classic when it comes to learning about the mental fortitude of a successful leader. "In The Go-Getter , Bill Peck, a war veteran, persuades Cappy Ricks, the…

Proxy, Some Debts Cannot Be Repaid

It's not often that you come across a young adult, fiction novel with a concept that you haven't already encountered before. For those who are hard core readers, one thing you'll begin to notice is how similar the stories can be from one…

The Rule of 3

The Rule of 3 was such an amazing YA read. It provides you with insight into what a world suddenly without high tech machinery could look like.  What captivated me the most to read this book was this: "A person can last 3 minutes without…

This Book Made Me Cry

"To begin with -- or, maybe, to end with --I got to know Paul only after his death. I came to know him most intimately when he'd ceased to be."  Foreword by Abraham Verghese When Breath Becomes Air is a powerful book that brought with it…

Touch of Power

Touch of Power, by Maria V. Synder, was a fantastic read when I was younger, and was just as good when I read it again as an adult. The first in it's series, Touch of Power takes you into the world of Fifteen Kingdoms, where a plague has…

We Be Book’n: Escape from Camp 14

This book is set in 2005 under the terrible regime of North Korea. Escape from Camp 14 is a chronicled journey, written by Blaine Harden of The Washington Post, of the only known person born in an internment camp who has successfully…

We Be Book’n: The Secret Garden

By far one of the most memorable stories from my childhood, The Secret Garden, is easily a book you can read over and over again. "...Mary Lennox, a spoiled, contrary, solitary child raised in India but sent to live in her uncle’s manor in…

We Be Book’n: Cinder

The tale of Linh Cinder is a wonderfully re-imagined classic of The Grim Brother's tale of Cinderella.  Though there are many retelling's of this story, Cinder has been one of the more creative iterations of this fable. Set after the 4th…