Tag: Books

Author and College Admissions Expert Beth Pickett is Ready to Positively Impact Your Teen’s Future

When parents of high school students are overwhelmed by the college admissions process, they often do not know where to turn. But Beth Pickett an author, and college admissions counselor has been able to calm many of their worst fears. For more than a decade, the founder of College Prep Counseling has been working as… Read More

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Author James Hallam Is Eager to Teach Us ‘Human Gifts’ to Help Us Lead Fruitful and Happy Lives

Author and United Methodist Minister James R. Hallam is an extraordinary teacher who is eager to impart vital life lessons to us when it comes to human gifts. Drawing on a lifetime of experience as a minister, teacher, administrator, counselor, and father, Hallam uses lessons from contemporary culture, the Bible, and his own personal history to illuminate… Read More

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Mardi Gras 2019

Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday.  It refers to the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday when many Christians begin to fast for the 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday. The feast of The Epiphany or The Three Kings closes the Christmas season and opens up a season of carnival.  In some countries these carnivals […]

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Happy Thesaurus Day! (January 18th)

(PCM) On this day in 1779, Peter Mark Roget, the father of the modern thesaurus, was delivered, produced, came into being, born. After a long career as a physician, scientist and tinkerer (he also invented a slide rule), Roget retired from medicine and dedicated his time to cataloging, assembling, gathering, composing, and compiling a dictionary […]

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A.A. Milne Born January 18, 1882

(PCM) A.A. Milne (Alan Alexander) was born on January 18, 1882 in London.  He attended Cambridge University to study mathematics but soon found that his true passion was writing. After graduating from Cambridge, Milne began his writing career working for Punch Magazine.  He married Daphne” de Sélincourt in 1903.  He was writing for Punch when […]

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Happy Birthday Sherlock! January 6

(PCM) Happy Birthday Sherlock! Beloved super sleuth Sherlock Holmes was created by Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887. He is one of (if not the) most adapted fictional characters in literature, appearing in upwards of sixty stories written by Doyle himself and countless other books, plays, comics, films, and television shows in the one hundred plus […]

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How a Lovable Big Red Dog, Can Teach Us About Acceptance and Kindness!

Once upon a time, a young girl named Emily Elizabeth Howard (Darby Camp) fell in love with a little red puppy, thus beginning a HUGE adventure. Based on the beloved Scholastic character Clifford the Big Red Dog, the new movie from Paramount Pictures is about an eccentric, but magical, animal rescuer (John Cleese) who gives… Read More

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How International Best-Selling Author Cathleen Elle Helps Us Deal With Grief and Loss

With more than 744,000 COVID-19 related deaths in the nation in less than two years, it is difficult for most of us to grapple with the aftermath that occurs when so many families have been shattered.  As we watch these heartbreaking stories on the evening news, along with other recent traumatic events, it can be… Read More

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Every public school student now has digital access to books

With schools facing the challenge of unfinished learning due to the pandemic, the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) is providing access to online books to every K-12 student in the state. Students can use their school credentials to read required...

How Best-Selling Author and Coach Sara Connell Uses Her Writing Gifts to Improve the World

Sara Connell knows that women who have a mentor or a coach, most often see their personal and career success soar to new heights. “It’s all about being lifted up and built up,” Connell says. “It has been shown that women who had a mentor or coach who believed in them, and as a result,… Read More

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April 1st Launch — New Book/Daddy Issues, This April Folly May Bring Jolly

There are times in a young man’s life when he has to throw caution to the wind, take many deep breaths and put all of his energy into following his bliss – and that’s exactly what author and stand-up comic Allan Sidley did.     Several years ago, Sidley decided to step away from corporate life and… Read More

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Saint Patrick The Man and The Legend

Very Little is actually known about Saint Patrick.  His tale is shrouded in mystery and legend.  What we do know comes to us by his own writing.  There are two of those.  One his Confession.  The confession is spiritual autobiography and the second his Letter to Coroticus.  This a denunciation of the British mistreatment of […]

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Children’s Author Presents: “Ferdy The Fish: The Fish That Could Not Swim — A Tale For Our Times!”

What can we learn from a rainbow-colored fish that could not swim? More than you could ever imagine in children’s author Don Levinson’s charming tale that is filled with vital life lessons for both young people and adults.   Ferdy The Fish: The Fish That Could Not Swim, as imagined by Philadelphia-based children’s author Levinson is the […]

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Happy Birthday Superman

“Faster than speeding bullet.  More powerful than a locomotive.  Able to leap tall building in a single bound.  “Look up in the sky!”  “It’s a bird!”  “It’s a plane!”  It’s Superman!”  Yes, it’s superman strange visitor from another planet who came to earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men.  Superman who […]

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