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Fifty Shades of…Something Else to Read!

Maybe you’ve read one or all three of E.L. James’s red-hot (and shaded in another color) works of erotic fiction. Have you? I have not. If you’re searching for something you don’t need to read behind a brown paper wrapper, try one of these gems instead. They all triggered obscenity trials and book bans back… Continue Reading

In Defense of (and Business Lessons Learned From) Scarlett O’Hara

In the annals of classic literature, there are many famous females who possibly would do well in the world of business. Certain Jane Austen protagonists, such as Elizabeth Bennet and Emma Woodhouse, come to mind. However, there is one fictional fraulein who would have made an outstanding Fortune 500 CEO; she was written by her… Continue Reading

Why You Should Read ‘The Book Thief’

Let me be clear – this will not be a book review. My intent with this and future book recommendations is to lure you in with reasons why you should consider reading a particular book, and nothing more. No one is paying me to talk up (or even talk down!) any book that might appear… Continue Reading