Category Archives: Lifestyle + Travel

Hello September: Breaking Through, Being Me, and This Month’s Book List

  The weather is changing in Metro Atlanta. A close look at the lush foliage reveals leaves starting to change to beautiful reds, oranges, and yellows. An internal clock beckons us to start looking through our fall wardrobes, welcoming the comfort of soft cardigans and ankle boots as we enjoy cooler nights and less humid

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Your Writing

How To Improve Your Writing and Your Life

  If you’re a writer, you’ve probably experienced the dreaded writer’s block. You sit in front of the computer to get your writing done, but you have no words. Or, if you’re like me, you might not believe in writer’s block at all but suffer from writer’s apathy—you’ve lost interest in writing for various reasons.

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Boisseau’s Emet Truth IG

Boisseau’s Emet Truth by Masika Ray

Boisseau’s Emet Truth is about an autistic man, Andre, who is falsely accused of raping his niece, Dora. Alexandre and Andre Boisseau are twin brothers. Before dying, their mother encouraged Alexandre to take care of his brother because of his diagnosis. When Andre is accused of raping his niece, society’s pressure forces Alexandre to allow

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Gary the Greater Gator by Je’Quita Zachary Johnson

  The symbols > and < can often be very confusing. Gary the Greater Gator was written to help children remember these symbols. Gary the gator picks the number that’s greater. If you don’t know what to do look at Gary he will show you! Buy Gary the Greater Gator. Interview with Je’Quita Zachary Johnson,

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Parables and Secrets

My April Bookshelf: Parables and Secrets

Spring has sprung! My April bookshelf is filled with parables and secrets. Last month, I read Debbie Macomber’s newest release If Not for You. You will have an opportunity to read my review in the May issue of the Midwest Book Review. I’m taking a leadership course that is reading intensive. It has really cut

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