Let Your Inner Golden Sparkle Shine

I wrote my book, Let Your Inner Golden Sparkle Shine, to teach children and their parents how to experience their wholeness and perfection. In the book, a young girl named Little Vie learns that she is powerful and perfect no matter what messages she receives from others. My goal in writing this book is to … Read more

Forever Bookshelf

One Wednesday my mother called. “In case I lose my mind,” she said, “Here’s a list of the books I want you to put beside me in ‘the home.’” The fact that her stepfather died of Alzheimer’s has taken increasing hold on her thoughts. My heart tightened at the thought of her mortality, or my … Read more

Oil and Water DO Mix


The persistent economic issues of developing countries have perplexed experts for decades. Concerns about, why have the oil and gas riches in Africa not lead to economic development? About 790 million people lack access to an improved water supply in the world, what is the solution to this? How can developing countries protect their people … Read more

The Online Festival You Don’t Want to Miss: LA BookFest

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LA BookFest™ 2020 – An Online Bookish Adventure   Were you as bummed as we were when you heard the Los Angeles Times rescheduled its 25th annual Festival of Books? Did the news about BookExpo and BookCon in New York, ComicCons everywhere, and the beloved Beach Bound Book Bash in Los Angeles being postponed get … Read more

Stay Connected During Social Distancing by Reading


Are you missing your friends and family while stuck inside due to covid19? Lots of people are desperate to reconnect with the world in this time of isolation. We have a perfect enjoyable activity everyone can do together to stay in touch, read! Reading can be a great communal activity that everyone can enjoy together. … Read more

Why You Should be Reviewing Books on NetGalley


Do you enjoy writing reviews or blogging about new releases? Maybe you’re an educator, librarian, bookseller, or journalist that deals with books daily. If this is you and you aren’t using NetGalley, you are severely missing out.   NetGalley is the ultimate tool in helping book influencers discover soon-to-be-released titles.  That’s right, you can actually … Read more

Books Make the Perfect Gift for the Holidays

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Holiday shopping can be very difficult. The perfect gift is hard to find. It must be desirable, exciting, and useful. That’s a lot of pressure to put on a single item. But we have the perfect gift idea for everyone on your holiday shopping list – books! This is why books make the very best … Read more

What Is Pre-ordering a Book, and Why Should You Bother?

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Often before a book’s official release, authors will have pre-sales, where readers can pre-order the book ahead of time. Many other media industries do this as well, such as video games and movies.   Pre-ordering a book means buying it before it is officially released. The eBook will be automatically delivered to your eReader device … Read more