Books On Candle Making

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Making your own candles is a favorite craft and hobby many individuals. They find the process to be enjoyable and relaxing. Candle makers have been know to turn to their hobby in times of stress. For some candle makers, once they learn the basics they are ready for new challenges. Purchasing books on candle making […]


Book Review Of The Alchemist

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The Alchemist is one of those “esoteric” feeling books that makes you feel like life is vivid again. It certainly plays on the feeling that “there is something more” that you’ve forgotten and the thought that you are part of a bigger plan. As you follow Santiago, the shepherd boy on his adventure, you will […]


The Revival Of The Audio Book

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A short history of the audio book In 1920 the Royal National Institute for the Blind in England was allready doing research on how to create audio books for the blind. At that time there were a lot of ex World War 1 soldiers who had gone blind as a result of the fighting. In […]


Rich Dad Poor Dad

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A lot of people have read Robert Kiyosaki’s books (and he has a lot of them), but this is the one that started them all. I think what endears people to Rich Dad Poor Dad is the story. It seems to me that whenever a non-fiction book teaches with stories, it does very well. So, […]


Poker Book Review The Illustrated Guide To Texas Hold Em

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At a time when new poker books are pouring onto store shelves, Dennis Purdy is the first author to offer a unique approach to learning poker with The Illustrated Guide to Texas Hold’Em. The former gambling pro uses a visual problem-solving approach rather than a textual approach at teaching poker strategy. The first three chapters […]


Putting The Magic Back Into Young Adult Fantasy

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As the market becomes saturated with young adult fantasy books in the “Harry Potter” mold, how long will it be before the genre loses its magic? “If, like me, you’ve noticed that the spell being cast by the latest crop of young adult fantasy novels is becoming less potent, it seems a fair question to […]


Mathew And The Highland Rescue Book Review

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A stimulating adventure! Sabine Muir has written a wonderful children’s story that can be read many, many times. This is a time-travel, Christian fantasy novel that reminds me a little bit of one of my favorite childhood books, ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’. Here, the main character, Mathew, is a young boy growing […]


Born Evil Book Review

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Author of two books and many short stories, J.P. Ransom is busily writing a series of books called Colla’d Greens and two more upcoming books including a sequel to Born Evil. Born Evil is a compact, 150-page book that is printed on acid-free paper – which may be of interest to the environmentally conscious consumer. […]


The Road Of Silk Book Review

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The Road of Silk is an adventure fantasy, with mystical and magical elements and a high energy feel to it that any reader will enjoy. Although this novel is written for an adult audience, I believe anyone over the age of 10 could easily become immersed in its pages. This is a co-written work between […]


Sharing Books With Children

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One of my first memories of childhood is that of my mother reading Dr. Seuss books to me in a big brown recliner in our living room. That memory brings with it sounds and smells and a general feeling of safety and comfort that never fades, even after all these years. Naturally, one of the […]


Audio Books Every Parents Dream Come True

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Audio books are dearly loved by parents for understandable reasons: time constraints such as work, household duties and the like, tend to overwhelm parents when they would much rather be tucking their kids in at bedtime and telling them a story; well, children can enjoy audio books like Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox without the […]


What Books Do Children Like

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Parents at times don’t realize how critical it is to read to their children as early as infancy. Reading to a little one can promote a child’s strong, cerebral, and emotional development. Any positive interaction between parent and child is helpful such as speaking, reading, and playing easy games. We want to make the most […]


Learning To Apply Information

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There are many definitions of intelligence, but the one I have learned in high school claimed that intelligence in nature is the ability of an animal or a human to use the information they have learned. I have also read about the idea that there are several levels of learning. The lowest level of learning, […]


The Laid Back Parents Guide To Teaching Your Child To Read

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At first I thought of titling this article “The Lazy Parent’s Guide” but then I realized that most parents aren’t lazy, but they may have a slightly different philosophy about children and learning. If you’re a big reader yourself or if you’re homeschooling, you’re probably concerned about how to teach your child to read. Reading […]


10 Birthday Gifts Your Kids Will Love

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Everyone loves a special gift on their birthday: especially our kids! I have put together a list of 10 memorable gifts you can gift your children on their birthday without breaking the bank. Art supplies: almost all kids enjoy crayons, markers, stickers, colored pencils, gel pens, special papers and scissors, sidewalk chalk, water colors, homemade […]


What Are Your Kids Reading

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Responsible parenting is very much on everyone’s mind these days. Everywhere you look there are articles being written about it, television shows and videos which aim to alert parents to potential dangers facing their children, and websites and home pages filled with useful and helpful tips. The concerned parent has never had as many tools […]


Kids Celebrate Reading

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It’s been proven that children who read achieve. They boast higher test scores and recognize letters and numbers more often than their peers who read less often. But getting children to crack open a book sometimes can be the tricky part for parents and teachers. Nine years ago, the National Education Association launched the “Read […]


Ready Your Child For Reading

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It’s never too soon to start your child on the path to reading. Simply talking to your infant and toddler helps her develop the vocabulary she will need as she enters school and begins to read. As you point and name objects, she will begin to understand the meaning of words, and will eventually begin […]