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What Color Is Your Parachute? - A Book Summary


The best-selling job-hunter's bible for decades, this indispensable resource is a complete handbook for people who are on a quest to find their mission in life, or at the very least, the next good job that will put food on the table. Whether you are a fresh graduate, never finished a degree, or are searching for your deeper calling after many years of work, this is the book for you.

Sound Bodies through Sound Therapy - Book Review


"Dorinne Davis has written many books that concentrate on the subjects of hearing and sound. In the well-researched textbook, Sound Bodies through Sound Therapy, she looks at the concept of sound being a nutrient for our bodies.

Book review on Finite Capacity Scheduling, Part I


Finite Capacity Scheduling by Gerhard Plenert PhD and Bill KirchmeirI met Gerhard and talked with him for an hour at a customers office of one of our franchisees in Reno NV, which specializes in antique car restoration and maintenance. Gerhard was in the waiting room reading what may have been Steven Hawkins, so we began talking.

Book review on Finite Capacity Scheduling, Part II


Now add ten more car wash trucks, with the corresponding work to be done and add two more shifts to each truck to achieve maximum capacity and what do you have? 12 hours worth of scenario scheduling and moving around resources to see what fits best. What if a computer did it in 20 minutes? It can you know.

Book review on Finite Capacity Scheduling, Part III


With this all possible the price could be lowered to a back breaking competitive level giving lower prices to consumers who voted with their dollars while retaining a huge number of proficient hours each time period. It is amazing that with all the freight forwarding software, inventory software, manufacturing scheduling software that no one sees the obvious uses to streamline services.

E-books in Your Life


E-Books are making a big impact in the way we read, write and use books. There is nothing holding back an expert with years of experience on a particular field to write about all the ins and outs, trade secrets, strengths and weaknesses of the industry.

Straight from the Gut - A Different Take on Business


Jack Welsh, the recently retired CEO of General Electric, presents a rare glimpse into how to build a successful organization in his book, "Straight from the Gut." His honesty and openness is refreshing and reaffirms that success is sometimes built from failure, but more often from calculated planning and the willingness to take risks.

Be the Captain of Your Lifes Ship


In his book, "Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity," author David Whyte explores the concept of work from an internal perspective and how work allows us to become the individuals that we are. He refers to the works of the well-known poet and engraver, William Blake.

Reality Checked - Book Review


Reality Checked - Life through Death, is a moving saga about finding meaning in a world of suffering and pointless hate based on the color of skin. Former school teacher and Theologist, Victor Waller has incorporated many of life's issues through the lives of his characters who were forced to make decisions in hopeless situations.

Jesus and the Gnostic Cathars


These are some of the highlights of a connected story of Milesian/Phocaean/ Phoenician architects who allow 'his'-story to confuse the masses. It is still going on and we must try to change it.

Cut to the Chase


The Review Diaries "If It Doesn't Go Up, Don't Buy It! By Albert W. Thomas She Unlimited Magazine Review by Veronica Marie Kettler"Cut to the Chase""Cut to the Chase" is exactly what Al Thomas sets forth to do is his book.

Business Plans


Way back in business school we had to churn out business plans every semester. As soon as the assignment would drop we would be scrambling for information.

Magic Tricks - Book Reviews


Since the 1950's, Coin Magic by J.B.

Marone Memoirs: An Immigrant Story - Review By Amanda Evans


Marone Memoirs - An immigrant Story by author Sarah E. Lingley is the story of her great grandparents Raffaele and Rosa Marone and their voyage to freedom in America.

The Hushed Willow - A review by Amanda Evans


The Hushed Willow by Lorna Joy Knox nee Ramsamugh is a collection of poetry that will stir your emotions as you embark on a rollercoaster ride through life. As the title suggests the poetry contained in The Hushed Willow is that of emotions and feelings that are kept silent, feelings of sadness, loss, betrayal and hurt.

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Skaneateles Rotarian earns lifetime achievement award for CNY Books for the World effort
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Denver7 book drive puts reading material in the hands of students just in time for summer
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Readers In China Prefer Reading E-Books More Than Ever
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BOOKS: Our age of addictive technology
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Books Are Magic wants to be the friendliest bookstore in Brooklyn
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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Volunteers give out books to foster care students
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Student volunteers handed out used books to high school kids in foster care at the Literacy Event at Celebration Orientation at Pasadena City College on April 29. The Book Club collected almost 150 used books in the library earlier in the week to ...



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10 New Books We Recommend This Week
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THE NEW BOOK OF SNOBS: A Definitive Guide to Modern Snobbery, by D.J. Taylor. (Constable, About $21.) Taylor's clever and timely taxonomy of snobbery argues that the world would be a poorer place without a bit of insolence and ostentation. Our critic ...



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Girls, moms enjoy tea, books at Avon Lake Public Library
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Madeline Turner, 10, of Avon Lake, left, and Coralyn Balogh, 9, of Avon Lake, right, help pop-up book collector Corinne Jalkanen display the “Titanic” pop-up book, which includes a pop-up of the ship, during the Annual Mother-Daughter Tea at the Avon ...


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