Category: Reviews

Mastering Fear

Mastering Fear: A Navy SEAL’s Guide by Brandon Webb Brandon Webb has run life-threatening missions in the world’s worst trouble spots, whether that meant jumping out of airplanes, taking down hostile ships on the open sea, or rolling prisoners in the dead of night in the mountains of Afghanistan. As a Navy SEAL, he learned how to manage the natural impulse to panic in … Read More Mastering Fear

One Horn to Rule Them All

One Horn to Rule Them All: A Purple Unicorn Anthology Unicorns, with their single ivory horn, are elusive and magical creatures of myth. Yet even more elusive are the purple unicorns. First sighted at the Superstars Writing Seminar, their legend has grown year after year until it could only be contained in this anthology. Nineteen storytellers, including Peter S. Beagle, Todd McCaffrey, and Jody … Read More One Horn to Rule Them All

The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend, the popularity of a new product, or a drop in … Read More The Tipping Point

Educated

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her “head-for-the-hills bag”. In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged … Read More Educated

S.H.E: Share Heal Empower Review and Interview With Author Shannon Hogan Cohen

S.H.E. Share Heal Empower by Shannon Hogan Cohen S.H.E. Share Heal Empower unveils the stories of twenty-four women from around the globe and across all ages and cultures, who courageously reached within to overcome extraordinary obstacles. Author Shannon Hogan Cohen has carefully crafted each story into mini literary masterpieces and paired each with art from a female artist. Wow. Just wow. That’s what I … Read More S.H.E: Share Heal Empower Review and Interview With Author Shannon Hogan Cohen

Week in Review July 23rd-29th

Yep. I skipped a week. It was a good week, just too busy to write it all up. This week was busy, too, that only reason this blog happened was because I went on a vacation! Well. A working vacation. Maybe I’ll get to take a real vacation before the year is over. Haha. Or maybe not. I’m just excited that on 21st of … Read More Week in Review July 23rd-29th

Week in Review: July 9th-15th

For years, I thought I was a solid introvert. I like reading, writing, and other solitary pursuits. As an only child, I was good at spending time alone and entertaining myself. And I actually liked it, too. It was years before I realized what I actually was: an extroverted introvert. And while that tag of extroversion may on the surface seem like it makes … Read More Week in Review: July 9th-15th

Undercurrents

Undercurrents: An Anthology of What Lies Beneath Fear is primal. Instinctive. Unavoidable. And right now, there is something you fear—and you can feel it. Creeping up behind you. Lurking in the darkness that lives under your bed, or in your closet. A nameless dread.  In Undercurrents: An Anthology of What Lies Beneath, twenty-three talented authors, including New York Times bestsellers Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca … Read More Undercurrents

Recap: Superstars Writing Seminars 2018

Okay, so this conference happened at the end of January…yes, JANUARY! Better late than never on this review, right? One of the reasons I did still want to do this review though is because this is the best writing conference I’ve ever been to. Seriously. My neighbor has gone many times before and she was always telling me how would I like it and … Read More Recap: Superstars Writing Seminars 2018

Week in Review June 23rd-29th

I usually try and write this blog as the week is happening so I don’t forget things. Didn’t do that this week. Definitely forgot things. Lol. You’ll remember that one of the things I did after starting Minute Marketing was clean my desk/office. While I was doing that was I found a bunch of papers and things that were never filed or thrown away … Read More Week in Review June 23rd-29th

Tribe of Mentors

Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice By the Best in the World By Tim Ferriss Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure book—a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world’s top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionaire investors, their short profiles can help you answer life’s most challenging questions, … Read More Tribe of Mentors

The Book That Matters Most

The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood Ava’s twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group’s goal throughout the year is for each member to present the book that matters … Read More The Book That Matters Most