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Reviews and author interviews on books featuring women in aviation. Looking for inspiring stories about powerful and adventurous women? Check out the Aviatrix Book Review website www.aviatrixbookreview.com to find hundreds of books featuring women in aviation and space, about all types of flying, in all genres, for all ages.
 
Like Romance Novels? Want to find your next great read? Or maybe you just want to hear one person's opinion on if they liked the book or not. Join Heidi. Heidi doesn't hold back. Heidi expects Romance Novel's to be great books and she expects authors to create compelling characters. Hear her thoughts! This is a podcast to discuss romance books and give a review and rating. It is to help romance book readers find a next great read or new author to explore. Each podcast is broken into two sect ...
 
"Not every book is for every child, but for every child there is a book." The Children’s Book Review, is a resource devoted to children’s literature and literacy. In the Growing Readers Podcast, we produce author and illustrator interviews focused on the best books for kids of all ages. We help parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers, and librarians to grow readers. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thechildrensbookreview/support
 
Now a retired English professor at The University of Alabama, Dr. Noble's specialties are Southern and American literature. He also hosts Bookmark on Alabama Public Television. Don Noble's reviews can be heard most Mondays at 7:45am and 4:44pm. and have been made possible in part through grants from the Alabama State Council for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities . To listen to the audio version of Dr. Noble's reviews, just click on the book title to be taken to the full ...
 
Join long time fan and voracious reader Keith as he roams through the world of professional wrestling books. The show features short, simple and 98% spoiler free looks at new and classic books about the world of pro-wrestling. Thanks for listening. Follow on Twitter @wrestlebookrevu or visit the blog at wrestlebookreview.blogspot.com. Ratings and subs are much appreciated.
 
The Drunken Book Review Podcast is an irreverent review of literature by Justin Hall and Caleb Michael Sarvis. First and foremost, this podcast is a candid, though drunken, discussion of modern (and mostly popular) literature. We are offensive, unfiltered, and while we try our best to stay focused, we will get distracted, yell over one another, and perhaps disappear at times to settle disagreements with hand-to-hand combat. It’s the Hemingway in us.
 
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One of the formative periods of European and world history, the Enlightenment is the fountainhead of modern secular Western values: religious tolerance, freedom of thought, speech and the press, of rationality and evidence-based argument. Yet why, over three hundred years after it began, is the Enlightenment so profoundly misunderstood as controver…
 
Not sure I've read a book full of more dislikeable characters. 'My Brilliant Career' by Miles Franklin is set in 1890's rural Australia and recounts the maturation of Sybylla Melvyn from age 16-21. Sybylla's ambition is grandiose and she constantly struggles to deal with her immediate circumstances and believes herself above the indigence of her fa…
 
Struggling to let go of negative emotions? Discover a step-by-step process to living a happier, more fulfilling life. Weighed down by negativity? Are painful emotions keeping you from doing the things you love? Author and founder of WhatIsPersonalDevelopment.org Thibaut Meurisse wants to help you take back your life.…
 
The latest pick for Group Text, our monthly column for readers and book clubs, is Esther Freud's “I Couldn’t Love You More,” a novel about three generations of women grappling with secrets, shame and an inexorable bond. Elisabeth Egan, an editor at the Book Review and the brains behind Group Text, talks about the novel on this week’s podcast. “It’s…
 
I was thrilled to talk with pilot and author Carole Hopson about her gorgeous historical fiction A Pair of Wings about the life of pioneering Aviatrix, Bessie Coleman. Already an Oprah Daily best pick for July 2021, A Pair of Wings is so inspiring and so incredibly well done, it feels as if Carole was hand-picked by the universe to deliver Bessie’s…
 
Heidi returns to the Omegaverse to discuss two titles: 1. The Sacred Omegas Book 1 - December by Merel Pierce 2. The Ruthless King A Dark Mafia Omegaverse Romance by Alison Aimes She provides an overview of both books including the dark themes so that readers can decide if these books are for them or not. Both books are popular in the Omegaverse ge…
 
Bangkoknoi Book Review ตอนที่ 104 ลากอม ความพอดีนี่แหละดีที่สุด โดย ลินเนีย ดันน์ แปลโดย รัตนา ธรรมพักตรกุล สำนักพิมพ์ STEPS ติดตามเราได้ที่ Facebook: http://facebook.com/bangkoknoibookreview ฟังผ่าน Podbean https://bknbookreview.podbean.com Apple Podcast https://itunes.apple.com/th/podcast/bangkoknoi-book-review/id1097434420?mt=2 ฟังบน Spotify htt…
 
It’s been a while since I scoured the middle-grade section of my local bookstore for a good read. But there’s something about summer that puts me in the mood for that genre, like a kid jockeying for prizes in the library’s summer reading program. Other Words for Home is a middle-grade debut from Jasmine Warga, and it’s well worth checking out—even …
 
Luke and Juliane recommend For All Mankind on Apple TV+, and Luke’s scars from reading The Calculating Stars are healed. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: https://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.l…
 
Today Brad Parks,one of my favorite authors, returns to the show to talk about his brand new book Unthinkable. From international bestselling author Brad Parks comes a new thriller about an ordinary man who may be able to save the world as we know it—but to do so, he must make an impossible choice. Nate Lovejoy is a self-proclaimed nobody, a stay-a…
 
Strengthen your understanding of the persuasive mechanisms used by terrorist groups and how they are effective in order to defeat them. Weaponized Words applies existing theories of persuasion to domains unique to this digital era, such as social media, YouTube, websites, and message boards to name but a few. Terrorists deploy a range of communicat…
 
Billy Beane, general manager of MLB's Oakland A's and protagonist of Michael Lewis's Moneyball, had a problem: how to win in the Major Leagues with a budget that's smaller than that of nearly every other team. Conventional wisdom long held that big name, highly athletic hitters and young pitchers with rocket arms were the ticket to success. But Bea…
 
Aussie Aussie Aussie! Books Books Books! Want a collection of some of the best Australian books, I got you covered. I read 8 books this month and 5 of these are considered classics while the other 3 are more modern. I had lots of fun diving into the world of Australian literature and found out that we actually have some good authors, both in the pa…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Samantha Downing, author of For Your Own Good. SOON TO BE A TELEVISION SERIES ON HBO MAX “A slick and chilling thriller, leading readers on a dark, sinuous journey through the halls of Belmont Academy—the type of place where you’re never sure who to trust, or who to fear.”—Megan Miranda “It’s going to be a very bum…
 
At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. In Quiet, Susa…
 
Nearly thirty years after the end of the Cold War, today’s world leaders are abandoning disarmament treaties, building up their nuclear arsenals, and exchanging threats of nuclear strikes. To survive this new atomic age, we must relearn the lessons of the most dangerous moment of the Cold War: the Cuban missile crisis. Serhii Plokhy’s Nuclear Folly…
 
In Auburn, New York, in the mid-nineteenth century, Martha Wright and Frances Seward, inspired by Harriet Tubman’s rescues in the dangerous territory of Eastern Maryland, opened their basement kitchens as stations on the Underground Railroad. Tubman was enslaved, Wright was a middle-class Quaker mother of seven, and Seward was the aristocratic wife…
 
The best way to describe this book is that it's an academic version of the travel memoirs I wouldn't write. 'Requiem With Yellow Butterflies' by James Halford is an Aussie book that is non-linear and contains a jumpy back and forth structure. It contains his South American travel memoirs from 2007, analysis of various influential authors and their …
 
Her Last BreathToday’s author interview guest is Hilary Davidson, author of Her Last Breath. From the bestselling author of One Small Sacrifice comes a suspenseful thriller about a dead woman who predicted her own murder—and the sister who won’t let the truth be buried. When her beloved sister Caroline dies suddenly, Deirdre is heartbroken. However…
 
Robert 'Doc' Wright, a veteran of Antarctic surveying, was there on the ice when the worst happened. He holds within him the complete story of that night--but depleted by the disaster, Wright is no longer able to communicate the truth. Instead, in the wake of the catastrophic expedition, he faces the most daunting adventure of his life: learning a …
 
Karin Slaughter returns to the show today to talk about her latest thriller False Witness. “It’s Slaughter’s prodigious gifts of characterization that make her stand out among thriller writers.” – WASHINGTON POST Recommended by GMA.com • Popsugar • Bustle • Atlanta Journal-Constitution • Mystery and Suspense Magazine • and more! He saw what you did…
 
Darwin's theory of natural selection issued a profound challenge to orthodox thought and belief: no being or species has been specifically created; all are locked into a pitiless struggle for existence, with extinction looming for those not fitted for the task. Yet The Origin of Species (1859) is also a humane and inspirational vision of ecological…
 
Join Wendy and Amy for a discussion of Karen Shepard's short story "Popular Girls." Power and fashion go hand-in-hand, but what if it's all just an illusion? What happens if the façade fractures? Pop a cork to the power of popularity! Links mentioned in the show: 1) Karen Shepard's Website and link to short story "Popular Girls" 2) Our Personal Web…
 
Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, this classic text is an enquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within it. During the conversation, other questions are raised: what is goodness?; what is reality?; and what is knowledge? The Republic also addresses the purpose of…
 
It's eerie coming across the literary version of yourself, essentially the same person who lived a different life and made different decisions. 'My Brother Jack' by George Johnston is a classic Aussie story about family relations, cultural snapshots, responsibility and dashed dreams. It is narrated by David Meredith and is mostly an introspective s…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Karin Tanabe, author of A Woman of Intelligence. “Captivating.” ––The Washington Post Named a Best Book of Summer by Good Morning America • BuzzFeed • PopSugar • BookRiot • LifeSavvy • CT Post From “a master of historical fiction” (NPR), Karin Tanabe’s A Woman of Intelligence is an exhilarating tale of post-war New…
 
Originally published to wide acclaim, this lively, cleverly illustrated essay on the use and abuse of maps teaches us how to evaluate maps critically and promotes a healthy skepticism about these easy-to-manipulate models of reality. Monmonier shows that, despite their immense value, maps lie. In fact, they must. The second edition is updated with …
 
Today I am excited to welcome fellow Mississippian Michael Farris Smith to the show to talk about his new Gatsby prequel Nick, and much more. Critically acclaimed novelist Michael Farris Smith pulls Nick Carraway out of the shadows and into the spotlight in this fascinating look into his life before Gatsby Before Nick Carraway moved to West Egg and…
 
The Professor and the Madman, masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary -- and literary history. The compilation of the OED, begun in 1857, was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertak…
 
The word "peacebuilding" evokes a story we've all heard over and over: violence breaks out, foreign nations are scandalized, peacekeepers and million-dollar donors come rushing in, warring parties sign a peace agreement and, sadly, within months the situation is back to where it started--sometimes worse. But what strategies have worked to build las…
 
From one of the world’s leading economists and his coauthors, a cutting-edge analysis of what drives economic growth and a blueprint for prosperity under capitalism. Crisis seems to follow crisis. Inequality is rising, growth is stagnant, the environment is suffering, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed every crack in the system. We hear more and…
 
'Innovation in Australia' by Ben Kehoe explores big questions which ultimately land us with a view that we really need a better vision for our future. Can business leaders can play a bigger role? In Innovation in Australia: Creating Prosperity for Future Generations, Ben Kehoe discusses how Australian businesses can improve their rates of collabora…
 
On this week’s podcast, S.A. Cosby says that a writer friend once told him: “I think you’re like the bard of broken men.” In Cosby’s new novel, “Razorblade Tears,” the fathers of two married gay men who have just been murdered team up to track down the killers. Cosby says that the fathers — Ike, who’s Black, and Buddy Lee, who’s white — are familia…
 
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