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PR for People® Book Reviews: How May I Help You?

   The American Dream has always included the idea of satisfying employment and upward mobility, but a new book by Deepak Singh sketches out a less rosy reality.


PR for People® Reviews: Beyond $15 – Jonathan Rosenblum

BOOKS: By Barbara Lloyd McMichael

   My hometown of SeaTac, Washington – a landscape snared between the burgeoning metropolises of Seattle and Tacoma – is home not only to the 9th busiest airport in the nation but also to a hugely diverse immigrant population. The local school district reports that more than a hundred different primary languages are represented in its student body.

   Even more remarkable is...


Ego Is the Enemy – Ryan Holiday

PR for People® Reviews: By Barbara Lloyd McMichael Ego Is the Enemy – Ryan Holiday


A History of Ambition in 50 Hoaxes – Gale Eaton

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A History of Ambition in 50 Hoaxes – Gale Eaton

Tilbury House – 272 pp - $24.95

 Fake news has certainly been having a hey-day. From the White House to the Kremlin, disinformation, fear-mongering and smear campaigns have left news consumers reeling. For the nation’s new Commander-in-Tweet to call our foremost news organizations “fake media...


This Is How It Always Is – Laurie Frankel

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This Is How It Always Is – Laurie Frankel Flatiron Books – 332 pp - $25.99

   So let’s talk about risk. Is it something you take on, like skydiving? Or something you fend off, with mutual funds and homeowner’s insurance?

   Life – let’s face it – is a risky proposition. But it’s riskier for some people than it is for others.

  Take the transgender population....


BOOKS: The Big Thing – Phyllis Korkki

BOOKS: Book review by Barbara Lloyd McMichaelHow to stick your neck out and accomplish your Big Thing in 2017

The Big Thing – Phyllis Korkki HarperCollins – 256 pp - $26.99

Those of us who make the same New Year’s resolutions every January 1 without ever reaching our goal will find a kindred spirit in Phyllis Korkki – and rekindled hope. 

A business journalist for the New...


BOOKS: Hygge your way to happiness

 

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Hygge your way to happiness

The Cozy Life – Pia Edberg CreateSpace – 148 pp - $11.96

   With high marks for its balance between a strong social support system and tolerance for individual freedom, Denmark ranked first in the United Nation’s World Happiness Report this year.

   What can we...


BOOKS: Exploring plant-based cuisine

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Exploring plant-based cuisine

A Plant–Based Life – Micaela Cook Karlsen

AMACOM – 352 pp - $16.95

Eaternity – Jason Wrobel

Hay House – 384 pp - $24.99

   This month, a subject near and dear to many of us: food! Assuming you’re already aware of the links between the standard American diet and many of the leading health problems in our...


Resolving disputes – guide tells you how

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BOOKS: By Barbara Lloyd McMichael Resolving disputes – guide tells you how

So, You Want to Mediate? – Gregg Bertram, M.A., J.D., LL.M.

Pacific ADR Consulting – 24 pp - $8.95

   This...


BOOKS: How to take part in the energy revolution

 

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How to take part in the energy revolution

Powering Forward – Bill Ritter, Jr.

Fulcrum – 304 pp - $17.95

 A decade ago, former vice president Al Gore captured the...