For readers who shudder at confrontation, this may seem impossible, but fear not. Patrick offers help by patiently underscoring her ideas, through step-by-step exercises, and with analogies that are universal and thus easily understood.
Better write yourself a note. That’s the only way you’re going to remember anything anymore. If it ain’t written down, it doesn’t exist. Tie a string on your finger, clip on a clothes pin, set a timer somewhere, whatever works to jog your memory is what you do. But in the new book “How to Be Remembered” by Michael Thompson, the forgetting runs much deeper.
as in the new book “Snow & Poison” by Melissa de la Cruz, beware of palace intrigue…
Book review: “The Overlooked Americans: The Resilience of Our Rural Towns and What It Means for Our Country” by Elizabeth Currid-Halkett
“The Overlooked Americans” educates, and it begs for tolerance, compassion, and patience. It’s for grown folks who can see that anger and heel-digging isn’t anything to brag about anymore. It’s a book for anyone who seeks understanding, and the chance to stop worrying.
You might have heard your name called, but you couldn’t be sure so you laid in bed, waiting, too exhausted to move. If Mom needed you, she’d call once more and you’d tend to her needs then. It’s 3 a.m. but, as in the new book, “Who Cares” by Emily Kenway, there’s no punch-clock in this job you’ve assumed.
It’s the person in the white coat, a physician with a stethoscope around their neck and a packed pocketful of paper notes and pens. The white coat instantly gets your attention. It’s meant to quickly convey authority, and it does – so much so that you trust your very life to the person wearing it. In “Code Gray” by Farzon A. Nahvi, M.D., that white coat won’t leave you in the dark.
What Easter eggs or tiny secrets never made it into your favorite movie? Which budding star’s debut role will you miss because someone decided it wasn’t worthy?
“The Way We Were” was a fairy tale with many improbabilities but when producer Ray Stark first saw the “treatment” of the story, he didn’t notice them. He saw ticket sales and in his mind’s eye, they were good.
If you’re rich, famous, powerful, or important, you probably don’t need to worry. Someone like Hagerty, who creates obituaries for a living, will do a quick internet search and write a few glowing words about you. But if you’re like most folks, one of your grieving relatives will dash off an obit that – well, let’s face it, it’ll be boring.
Book Review: “Do Let’s Have Another Drink! The Dry Wit and Fizzy Life of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother” by Gareth Russell
Anglophiles need this book, and so do history lovers. Imagine it: a warm one with a garnish, “Do Let’s Have Another Drink!”, a comfortable chair, and you’re set.