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Dragon Tales – Review

Dragon Tales - Review Dragon Tales by Mary C. Fairbanks is truly and entertaining book, chock full of twenty-four dragon stories. Perfect for youth from the age of five to fifteen, even adults would be charmed by its pages. The images are unique and interesting, with a style that left me with the impression they were created on a computer. Caregivers are likely to find the morals to each story helpful to deal with youth problems with social interaction, self-image, overcoming self-absorption, understanding others and more.

Reality Checked – Book Review

Reality Checked - Book Review Reality Checked – Life through Death, is a moving saga about finding meaning in a world of suffering and pointless hate based on the color of skin. Former school teacher and Theologist, Victor Waller has incorporated many of life’s issues through the lives of his characters who were forced to make decisions in hopeless situations. Racism, revenge and hate are rampant in this book. Domestic abuse and the dangers hidden within our society’s foster care system are also addressed. There is only one main character – Catherine Brown – along with a host of supporting characters.

The Estrogen Underground – Book Review

The Estrogen Underground - Book Review Cheryl O’Donovan and Tom Wolferman have collaborated their efforts to create a book for women of the Baby Boomer Generation with their recently released book, The Estrogen Underground. Cheryl brings her cartoonist and writer skills while Tom’s satire balances out the varied topics for today’s women that are talked about in a frank and downright funny manor. The Estrogen Underground consistently uses light humor along with comic strip like characterizations on every page of the book. The font is a nice, readable size that occasionally mixes with the images, but not so much so that it is difficult to read. Seven entertaining chapters banter on issues from bad wardrobe choices, changed perceptions of aging women, crazy fads, wild diets, exercise, make-up and hair escapades and plastic surgery, to more serious issues like careers verses hobbies.

Book Review: The Bottomless Well: Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy

Book Review: The Bottomless Well: Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy For anyone who has any interest in energy, its cost, future and the political debate over this precious resource- The Bottomless Well is a must read. This book is an intriguing insight to the other side of what most of us have been led to believe on the environmentalist monopoly of the subject. The Bottomless Well makes the case that most of the things we think we know are mostly myths- because we really don't understand what the essence of energy is in the first place. The book demonstrates how a better understanding of energy will radically change our views and policies on a number of very controversial issues. The Bottomless Well also explains why demand for energy will only continue to increase, why most of what we believe is "energy waste" actually proves out to be a benefit for all; why more efficient vehicles, engines, and light bulbs will never lower demand, and why the earth’s energy supply is actually infinite.

Violet the Pilot in Canada – Review

Violet the Pilot in Canada - Review Violet the Pilot in Canada is the very first in the collection of children's publication series written by industrial pilot as well as mommy of 2, Bettina Bathe. In this publication, Grandpa Cliff in addition to young Chantel as well as Mathias are taking place a camping and fishing expedition in Ontario, Canada. Violet the pilot and also her reliable animal as well as insect close friends are worked with to take the 3 visitors to their destination in her violet-colored floatplane. Violet educates her guests about the floatplane, takes them with initial flight treatments and also delivers the visitors securely to their destination. For Violet, safety and security constantly comes first as she advises the travelers exactly how to exit the airplane, protect themselves against the destructive sun showed off the water and more.

Violet the Pilot in Hawaii – Review

Violet the Pilot in Hawaii - Evaluation Violet the Pilot in Hawaii is the third publication of a youngsters's collection composed by writer Bettina Bathe. Among the really first striking elements of this publication is the illustrator's use bright tinted fish and birds, a flowery helicopter, exotic views as well as agriculture within the Hawaiian Island area. The images by Barbara Fortin (www.bellocchioillustration.com) additionally reveal rich woodland and wildlife scenes consisting of a myriad of animals that stay in the waters surrounding the islands.