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Book Review: Sacred Space for Advent and the Christmas Season 2017-2018 by The Irish Jesuits

Genre: Non-Fiction/Religion/Christianity/Christmas/Advent Pages: 99 Publication Date: September 1, 2017 Rating:  out of 5 This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. During this Advent and Christmas, the Irish Jesuits slows down the season in order to reflect on its true meaning. Broken down by days/weeks, the reader is provided passages, some thoughts, and time to reflect. At the end…… Continue reading Book Review: Sacred Space for Advent and the Christmas Season 2017-2018 by The Irish Jesuits

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Book Review: Talking as Fast as I Can by Lauren Graham

Genre: Memoir/Humor Number of Pages: 226 Publication Date: November 29, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 stars Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Life lessons, Growth, Persistence, Reflection, Love A sweet, humor-filled, and inspiring memoir of the talented Lauren Graham. There are anecdotes, pictures (from childhood to adult years), journal entries, and so much more exploring Graham’s experiences.   Absolutely a joy…… Continue reading Book Review: Talking as Fast as I Can by Lauren Graham

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The Making of Harry Potter by Warner Brothers Studio Tour – London

Genre: Non-Fiction/Film Number of Pages: 73 Rating:  out of 5 stars In the Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Tour in Leavesden, UK, one can see original sets, original costumes, props, and so much that were used throughout the eight movies. This is where most of the shooting of Harry Potter was done and is open year round. Due…… Continue reading The Making of Harry Potter by Warner Brothers Studio Tour – London

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I Was Doctor Mengele’s Assistant by Miklós Nyiszli

Genre: Non-Fiction/Memoir Number of Pages: 193 Publication Date: 1946 Rating:  out of 5 In the time of World War II, many of us know that several groups of people were unjustifiably persecuted and murdered. Here, in this translated book, the author wrote about his accounts while being assistant to Dr. Mengele, the experimental doctor of Auschwitz Concentration…… Continue reading I Was Doctor Mengele’s Assistant by Miklós Nyiszli

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Immediacy: Our Ways of Coping in Everyday Life by Fred Emil Katz

Genre: Non-Fiction/Psychology Number of Pages: 210 Publication Date: February 18, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating:  2 out of 4 stars To Learn More About the Book, Click: Immediacy on OBC Bookshelves *This was part of the OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day Program and is reviewed for the Blogger Review Program* In this series of essays, author Katz explores…… Continue reading Immediacy: Our Ways of Coping in Everyday Life by Fred Emil Katz

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Who Told You That You Were Naked? by William Combs

Genre: Non-Fiction Publication Date: April 1, 2017 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 3 out of 4 stars This book has been reviewed for OnlineBookClub. The review below is a shorter alternate version of my OBC one. If you’re curious, you can find my OBC review here: Who Told You That You Were Naked? In this non-fiction…… Continue reading Who Told You That You Were Naked? by William Combs

Book Review · Nonfiction · OnlineBookClub

You’ll Do Anything for Her by Dr. Maureen E. Hosier and Berta Hosier Conger

Genre: Non-Fiction/Self-Help Number of Pages: 71 Publication Date: February 2, 2017 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 4 out of 4 stars Themes: Relationships Story Perspective: Second-Person To Learn More About the Book, Click: You’ll Do Anything for Her on OBC Bookshelves *This was part of the OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day Program* In this non-fiction short read, both authors speak in…… Continue reading You’ll Do Anything for Her by Dr. Maureen E. Hosier and Berta Hosier Conger