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Read An Excerpt of Happiness By Any Means A Novel By Alicia Perry

Read An Excerpt of Happiness By Any Means A Novel By Alicia Perry

Read an excerpt from the bestselling novel that has many talking. Back Cover: Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in the Brooklyn Projects, Taylor is a street savvy, curvy girl who loves hard candy and bad boys. But during the Summer of 1994, the summer not only brings with it heat, it brings disaster and takes Taylor to places she never would've imagined.  Click here to read Excerpt

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Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence

 North Carolina confronted a spiraling statewide crisis on Sunday as Tropical Depression Florence slowly ravaged the region, flooding cities, endangering communities from the coastline to the rugged mountains, and leading to more than 1,000 rescues. Sunday, it seemed, was when the storm system that had stalked the South for days showed its full power with staggering scope. The death toll from Florence rose to 16 in North and South Carolina, including several on hazardous roads. The storm has “never been more dangerous than it is right now,” Gov. Roy Cooper said at a news conference. “Wherever you live in North...

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President Obama Released 6 Books For His 2018 Summer Reading List

President Obama released six books for his summer reading list on his Facebook page Friday. He wrote that his upcoming travels will be the first time he has visited Africa since leaving the White House. "I was proud to visit sub-Saharan Africa more times than any other sitting President," he wrote. He also wrote that he'll be returning this week to visit Kenya and South Africa.  African authors wrote five of the six books on President Obamas' summer reading list. The title not written by an African is The World As It Is, a memoir by Ben Rhodes, the former...

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Discussion of Forbes' Article On "Owning Print Books Feels Different From Owning E-Books"

Forbes had recently done an article on the difference from owning print books verses owning e-Books. The article stated: Researchers from the University of Arizona and Towson University have found that the psychological experience of owning an e-book is significantly different from that of owning a print book. The results of their study into "consumer interpretations of digital ownership in the book market," published in Electronic Markets last month, make clear what many in the publishing industry have long suspected--that owning an e-book just feels different. The study found that research participants "described being more emotionally attached to physical books, and said they use physical...

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Make Your Summer Reading More Fun!

Summer reading is almost here. It's the perfect time to read novels, short stories and nonfiction or magazines and newspapers. If you're like me, you love to read several books a month.  But if you're like some people, you're looking for some fun ways to encourage yourself to read again, especially now that summer is almost here. During the summer there is plenty of opportunities to read a book, magazine or newspaper you've found interesting. With longer days, summer is hot and a good time to sit in front of a fan or in the air conditioner. Locate a reading...

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