Wild Colts Make the Best Horses- The Intrepid Life of Abigail Adams by Mary Rae Watry is an epic biography of an accomplished woman of American history named Abigail Adams. The former First Lady lived in an era when women were considered second-class citizens. But she armored herself with so much grit and passion and defeated all odds with flying colors. First, as a counsel to her husband, President John Adams, and later as a guru to her son John Quincy Adams, Abigail established herself as a leading lady in American politics.
Author Watry puts together beautifully every little detail of Abigail’s life; every major event is presented in such a way that the reader never has a dull moment connecting the dots. Watry has done a thorough job of detailing Adams’s family history by providing actual conversations, letters, and photographs. As a reader, it is effortless to navigate through the writer’s words and get a sense of the early years of American independence. Watry does a great job compiling, writing, and presenting facts in a straightforward manner.
Wild Colts Make the Best Horses- The Intrepid Life of Abigail Adams is filled with extraordinary details of Abigail Adam’s life. The writer has done her justice by presenting the information in a way that feels honest and relatable. The author’s hard work is visible as you read and think about such a great historical figure. Readers will appreciate that this awe-inspiring biography keeps the chapters manageable. The chapters are short, making it more appealing to tackle in piecemeal reading sessions; as in a classroom setting. Don’t get fooled by the number of pages; you will be amazed at how fast they finish.
For readers who want to know more about the personality, character, and compassionate life of Abigail Adams in the era when women had no say to anything outside the kitchen and their family, this book will provide details often left out of the history books. Like they say, there is a woman behind every successful man, which is so true in Abigail Adams’s life.
Wild Colts Make the Best Horses- The Intrepid Life of Abigail Adams With will appeal to readers of women’s history, political history, and women’s biographies.
Pages: 698 | ASIN : B0932JXZNG
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Who knew cooking would be so much fun, even for those that do not love cooking? In The Gentleman’s Guide to Cooking, Randy Motilall shares exciting and interesting ways of cooking. The author uses a variety of recipes to show his culinary skills. Have trouble making your favorite chicken curry? Bacon-wrapped shrimp? Peruvian Lomo Saltado? Or even Brazilian Cheese Bread? Randy Motilall has got you covered. The author guides readers through creating a satisfying meal and teaches readers the importance of experimenting with different cuisines of the world.
Randy Motilall not only teaches the reader how to make delicious foods, but he also shares tips on table etiquette. Many people are not aware of how to properly set the table for an elegant meal. Setting the table is the first thing your guests see and the backdrop to showcase the prepared meal. The author guides you on where and how to place the dinner plate, soup or salad bowl, wine glasses, various forks, knives, table napkin, salt shaker, among other things. In addition, there is an illustration of how to place different cutlery and how to use them. Finally, the author has categorized the various meals so readers will have distinct recipes for appetizers, drinks, bread, salads, soups, sides, entrees, desserts, what to have the following day, and extras. Every meal the author writes about is accompanied by pictures, encouraging you to try them out. The text combined with the beautiful images of the recipes made reading this book a wonderful experience.
After reading this book, cooking does not appear tedious at all. The foods shared in the book can take as little as 20 minutes for some. You can make a meal for one or a group, and it will still be delicious. With The Gentleman’s Guide to Cooking, you will feel like you have stepped into kitchens in Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and many other parts of the world. The recipes are excellent, and the author shares personal stories and insights with the reader as he talks about the foods.
The Gentleman’s Guide to Cooking is filled with engaging language and humor. With this book, Randy Motilall may have targeted a specific demographic, but it can be recommended for anyone who enjoys spending their time in the kitchen preparing meals. In addition, readers who enjoy cooking, want to learn about cooking, and just love all things food will find the information and stories in this book and the recipes refreshing.
Pages: 176 | ASIN : B08XYV163C
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How to Educate Your Children in the 21St Century by author Clynie Huggins’s is an inspirational book that is a gem if you are a parent. The author talks about educating your child to be a better person in society. Clynie Huggins covers a variety of topics that parents often forget about when talking about their children. The concept of educating children just so they can build their careers should not be the only thing parents focus on. As a parent or educator, you should focus on bringing up a all-round child who will grow to be an adult that brings positive change in the community.
Some of the topics in the book that readers may find to be overlooked by both parents and educators, yet they are extremely critical in child-growth include equality, tolerance, development and kindness. The author discusses ways in which you can raise children to understand the importance of racial, and gender equality among other things. The author also touches on cognitive and emotional growth, an important factor that parents sometimes forget about as they focus on physical growth.
How to Educate Your Children in the 21St Century will give readers pointers on being the best parent they can be in this digital age. Huggins makes sure to include a section directed at expectant parents, an important group, as new parents often have no idea how to go about parenting, relying on the trial-and-error method.
This thought-provoking book is easy to read and comprehend. Clynie Huggins has an honest viewpoint showing not just the cute side of parenting, but the ugly side as well. The author writes about parenting as an overwhelming task and encourages those that have children to take it a day at a time as they raise their families.
How to Educate Your Children in the 21St Century is a fantastic reference not just for parents and teachers, but anyone that interacts with children in this modern age. A must read for those that want to raise a well-rounded child that can be successful in society, socially as well as academically.
Pages: 114 | ASIN : B07Z9WD2TY
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Reading Six healing Qigong sounds is good for your heart body and soul. Author Ricardo B Serrano writes about the elements in life that can assist you in living a peaceful and fulfilling life. The six Qigong sounds are perfectly illustrated and give the reader an idea of what they are and how to apply them to obtain the benefits of this holistic healing practice. Readers will appreciate the author’s detailed writing style on this topic. He provides readers with historical information on using Qigong sounds for healing and presents practical examples on how to implement them. The combination of information in this comprehensive book will allow readers to understand what the theory behind and the benefits of using Qigong sounds.
As a Wing Chun Qigong teacher and Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, Ricardo B Serrano is equipped with the knowledge to help those that want to find deeper meaning of their existence and to lead a fulfilling life. The author carefully selects the language he uses allowing readers to understand how he breaks down each sound. Through this book, readers will learn that Qigong sounds can also help one boost their immune system. With a clear mental health and learning how to take care of your body physically, you get to subconsciously improve your immune system.
Six healing Qigong sounds is both enlightening and entertaining. Ricardo B Serrano is engaging in his writing and knows how to use appealing and interesting phrases to expound on complex topics. This book is recommended for readers that are looking for their physical and spiritual awakening, as the author covers a variety of topics that can make one a well-rounded individual. The broad illustration and excellent breaking down of points are just a fraction of what is good with this book. The author understands that language and literature are vital in passing messages and promoting cultural values that help man.
Pages: 130 | ISBN : 0988050269
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James Bruce’s complex life story has often been overlooked or considered trivial in the grand scheme of history. James’ early life was rough, having experienced an unusual amount of tragedy for someone his age. Nevertheless, he persisted until he rose through the ranks. After a position as a British consul to Algiers, he began to plan the biggest achievement of his lifetime; treks to Ethiopia, to discover the source of the Blue Nile. This in and of itself seems like an impressive feat, however as author Jane Aptekar Reeve describes in her book, Plotting to Stop the British Slave Trade, it is theorized that James Bruce had alternative motives for taking this journey. That trying to find the source of the Blue Nile was really a cover story for becoming an abolitionist for the British slave trade.
Powerful and well researched, Plotting to Stop the British Slave Trade, was a wonderful read. You can clearly tell the author did their research thoroughly. The variety of sources used, and the analysis of that research shows that Reeve spent a lot of time developing this theory and backing it up with facts. There is an in-depth analysis over Bruce’s potential anti-slavery views and work that is not commonly seen in biographical contexts. The path that Bruce took in life is detailed in a clear and concise manner that readers can follow. Reeve really makes you admire the work that James Bruce accomplished as well as the way he conducted himself while on this mission.
Plotting to Stop the British Slave Trade: James Bruce and His Secret Mission to Africa is a thought-provoking historical biography. Reeve’s does include a substantial amount of theory in combination with their research. The theories presented are clearly indicated and followed up with facts to support the theories presented. This well-researched biography will appeal to history buffs and those that researching the slave trade from the view point of Africa, particularly the Blue Nile region.
Pages: 650 | ASIN : B08FHTMJMQ
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100 Livestreaming & Digital Media Predictions: Top Content Creators Help You Succeed in an Era of Rapid Change is the book you need if you are keen with technology and digital trends. Author Ross Brand has written an enlightening book that will help you grow your business, understand new markets and get you to have a huge following on social media. The author uses examples from 100 top content creators that have had a huge impact in the online community. Some of the big names that the author featured in the book include Ja Rule, Rob Greenlee, Bee Smith, Terry Johnsons, Tom Sohn, Claudia Santiago, Jessika Philips, Winnie Sun, Phil Kluba, Steven Greene, Kimberly Flowers and Amy Woods. Each of the individuals listed in the book have a unique story that content creators can gain inspiration from.
What readers will love about this informative book is that the author talks about real stories. In his book, Ross Brand uses facts and statistics to argue his points. As a reader, you get to follow and enjoy the content in the book easily. Reading 100 Livestreaming & Digital Media Predictions will make you appreciate the changing digital trends and the internet age. Ross Brand will help you get into social media and enable you to understand what you need to do to build a name for yourself and your brand.
100 Livestreaming & Digital Media Predictions is written using a straightforward but informed language. The author introduces new terminologies to readers and smoothly explains the internet and marketing jargon to the satisfaction of the reader. Are you new in podcasts? Blogging? Vlogging? Or general content creation online? Ross Brand is here to help you navigate the web and help you pass your message online. Readers will find the stories from top content creators inciteful and honest. One of the major take aways from this book, and from the content creators tales, is that it takes hard work and patience to grow numbers. Consistency is also a key factor in growing a brand and building a loyal following online.
While reading this book, you get to appreciate content creators with every new chapter. The discussions in the book are raw and authentic. Marketing not only requires skills but also the human touch. Consumers need to feel like they can relate with your story. Reading this book gives one the impression of being in a branding and marketing class. The clear-cut language used, and friendly tone are some of the best features in Ross Brand’s writing.
100 Livestreaming & Digital Media Predictions: Top Content Creators Help You Succeed in an Era of Rapid Change is ideal for those getting started in the digital media realm or those that have been around a wile and are trying to boost their numbers.
Pages: 356 | ASIN : B09BBQHV4R
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In her book Addicted to Health: Going with God to Break Free from a Health-Obsessed Culture, Victoria P. Davis preaches about healthy eating and healthy living in a different way. The author talks about societal norms, dieting, good health fused with faith and belief in God. The content in this book is far from the usual health advice that we read about every day. Victoria P. Davis shares proven ways in which readers can lead a healthy and fulfilling life.
Victoria P. Davis invites readers into her world, and shares her wins, challenges and the battles she has fought. She uses examples from her interactions with family and friends to show how God has been faithful to her and why it is possible to beat every challenge in life if you have faith. For someone that battled and won the fight with Tourette’s Syndrome, skin issues, and hormonal imbalances among other things, Victoria P. Davis sure is an inspiration to many. Her life is a true testament to the fact that nothing is impossible if you are determined.
One thing stands out in this inspirational self-help book; it is how she writes about the various topics and blends mini-topics in every chapter. Addicted to Health has three parts, each covering crucial topics that are somehow related. The first part of the book covers topics on health addiction, health obsession and different views on health. In the second part of the book, Victoria P. Davis tells her story and gets personal. There is a lot to learn just by reading stories of people that have gone through challenges that not many openly talk about. Victoria P. Davis’s writing style shows her compassion for others and their unique situations. When reading about steps to freedom and leading others to freedom, one can realize that the author is a kind soul that does not mind helping those in need.
Addicted to Health will restore your faith in humanity even as you work on your healthy living. The author’s words will also help you live righteously. The text in the book is well written and arranged in a meaningful and easy to follow manner.
Pages: 139 | ASIN : B096L68VL9
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Is God real? If He is, where he is and why does he allow certain things to happen? Is our current status a result of constant evolving Or a conscious action of an entity granting each individual a choice? I am quite certain that everyone has had the above mentioned questions at some point in their lives.
The book Pandeism: An Anthology edited by Knujon Mapson is one of the few works that could be classified into an intellectual query, or rather a search for one of the fundamental beliefs or belief systems existing in the modern world – Existence of God. Keeping aside what may or may not be my bias for or against such topics, I will give the editor a round of applause for carefully selecting and presenting an interesting collection of essays.
The anthology has been grouped into three sections, The fundamentals of Pandeism, Philosophical implications and Criticism And analysis from other views. The sixteen authors of the essays are by scholars and doctorate holders. These individuals have often, through their pursuit in their field of study, have come into the realm of beliefs and religion. Each of them, in their own way, have tried to provide a logical inference based on their understanding and how they see the supernatural entity or God in other words. The essays themselves are an intellectual search they performed while wondering about the divine, which forms the basic belief. There are four major principles which have been taken as the yardstick, they are: God as the primary cause and the long held beliefs – God being an entity which is omnipresent, omnipotent, and omniscient.
In the middle section, the essays describe the philosophical leanings of the Pandeism. This section also contemplates the drive of living things to live, and of intelligent life to better itself, achieving some remarkable conclusions about the desire of non-omnipotent beings to obtain omnipotence — and of an omnipotent being to destroy itself and begin anew.
The last section describes that Pandeism has drawn both a critical and comparative eye from adherents to other theological models. The above can be seen by the conventional practice in organizing comparative religious literature, seems to be to order pieces so that conventional Western world views are given prominence. This is balanced with the comparative study and analysis of the different world religions such as Hinduism. There are also other views which encompass some nontraditional approaches as well.
This book stimulates the mind to ponder over one of the basic queries. This book is for those who would like to indulge their intellectual faculties. Admittedly, the level of comprehension is higher than a run of the mill book, but still makes for a good read.
Pages: 473 | ASIN: B01N0MHK72
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