Book Review: Blood at the Root by Ciahnan Darrell

Book Review: Blood at the Root by Ciahnan Darrell

Blood at the Root by Ciahnan Darrell Reviewed by Michael J. Coffino Blood at the Root uses the power of a video event—the sacrificial torture and racial atonement of the scion of a white billionaire—to weave interrelated stories with constantly changing community...

Endorsement of Acts of Atonement by S.W. Leicher

Endorsement of Acts of Atonement by S.W. Leicher

The core beauty of Ms. Leicher’s brilliantly written Acts of Atonement lies in how deftly it draws us into the pain, irrationality, and joy of family, captures the nuances of love between two women, and tests our personal capacity for tolerance, acceptance, and...

Book Review: Harness Your Inner CEO: Rise Into Passion, Prosperity, and Empowerment

Book Review: Harness Your Inner CEO: Rise Into Passion, Prosperity, and Empowerment

The hallmark of a successful “how-to” book, particularly one about self-empowerment, is a blend of author credibility, writing clarity, reader-friendly exercises, meaningful takeaways, and relatable storytelling that brings home the teaching. Harness Your Inner CEO by Rebecca Powers checks the box on each—and provocatively so. In a literary world flooded with books about how to grab the reins of your life and change it for the better, this one distinguishes itself.

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