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Dreams, Eye Masks and Lavender Tea: The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington

Thomas Edison slept only three hours a night. Winston Churchill got by on five. Richard Branson also clocks in five. And Marissa Mayer subsides on only four hours of shut-eye a night. Arianna Huffington - president and co-founder ofShow More Summary

A Majorca Romance: A Conversation with Anita Hughes

Island in the Sea by Anita Hughes sweeps readers away to yet another paradise and a couple falling under the spell of love. In Majorca, music executive Juliet grapples with love: the love of music, the love of her job, and the love of the men she meets there. Show More Summary

The Key to Good Writing is Reading

What should one do to improve his writing skills? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Neil Pasricha, NY Times Bestselling Author...Show More Summary

The Reluctantly Related Revisited: Breaking Free of the Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law Conflict

The Reluctantly Related Revisited: Breaking Free of the Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law Conflict is an empowering, informative and motivational read. Deanna Brann, Ph.D. book, "The Reluctantly Related Revisited: Breaking Free of the Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law...Show More Summary

Jerry Nelson on Feeding the Machine, Husband Training and Getting a Book Deal With a Great Publisher

We've been to the South Dakota Festival of Books twice so far, and we have now discovered two amazing writers who came to the festival without a book deal. Both now have books about to come out. Our conclusion is that there are lots of great writers in South Dakota, and many of them go to that festival. Show More Summary

'The Other Widow' Shows Susan Crawford's Progress as a Novelist

Book Review - Jackie K Cooper THE OTHER WIDOW by Susan Crawford Susan Crawford, THE POCKET WIFE, gets better with each novel she produces. Her best, however, is still to come. In her latest book, THE OTHER WIDOW, she creates a storyShow More Summary

12 Novels That Celebrate the Joys and Challenges of Motherhood

By Erica Nelson | Off the Shelf For Mother's Day, we've collected these beautiful and moving stories of mothers--their delights and their struggles. With memorable and colorful characters, they explore the unique journeys of female characters...Show More Summary

Sofia Samatar's Fantastic Fiction

(Sofia Samatar is photographed by Peter Duffy) Sofia Samatar is a writer who consistently dazzles. Her first novel, the multiple award-winning "A Stranger in Olondria" (Small Beer Press) possessed the intensity of drill-bit sharp poetry, and its follow-up, "The Winged Histories", is no different. Show More Summary

The Art of Crisis Leadership Book Review

Holding my attention from cover to cover The Art of Crisis Leadership by Rob Weinhold with Kevin Cowherd is a quick read book to keep forever! Who is naïve enough to think they will never experience a crisis? Like an artist paints aShow More Summary

'A Man of Genius,' A Conversation with Lynn Rosen

Photo: Lynn Rosen Lynn Rosen has lived in the Midwest, on the East Coast, and in Japan. After earning three graduate degrees at the University of Rochester, she served on its faculty. She was the Dean of Liberal Arts at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland. Show More Summary

EXTREME PREY Is Extremely Readable

Book Review - Jackie K Cooper EXTREME PREY by John Sandford Michael Connelly has his Harry Bosch; Jeffery Deaver his Lincoln Rhyme; James Patterson his Alex Cross and John Sandford his Lucas Davenport. All of these writers are at the...Show More Summary

How to Read a Publication Like Your Future Editor Wants You To

Not sure why your story ideas aren't selling? If you ask an editor for advice on the best way for a freelance writer to break in to his or her publication,  they often have the same response: "Read it first." Unfortunately, some writers don't take that super simple advice to heart. Show More Summary

J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Man Behind the Bomb

J. Robert Oppenheimer was a man interested in mystic Eastern religions, a Communist sympathizer, and widely considered, "the father of the atomic bomb." Over 70 years after the Manhattan Project, the world is still reeling from the effects of dropping the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Show More Summary

My Daughter Had a Baby And I Don't Even Know Her Name

During my imprisonment I had tried to commit suicide, been stuck with a knife, and was beat down with a pipe--but nothing hurt me more than my separation from my daughter. I had not seen her in over seven years, but now I was free and...Show More Summary

Closing the Book on Hate

In the throes of a high profile battle in North Carolina there are still many reasons to be hopeful. People are stepping up to say no to discrimination and yes to respect and dignity. Laws like HB2 in North Carolina have taken aim at...Show More Summary

The Diversity of Imagination

Many topics are being explored around diversity in children's books, which I think is critical to our world. Publisher's Weekly reported that the Association of Writers and Writing Program's annual conference had "more panels than ever...Show More Summary

Walk a Mile in a Villain's Shoes

By Leora Bernstein | Off the Shelf You is not the kind of book you should read alone, while walking the dark streets of New York. It is not the kind of book you should read while sitting on the subway at midnight, going uptown to your slightly dilapidated apartment with the broken lock. Show More Summary

10 New Bestsellers We Love

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Don't Call it a Midlife Crisis: An Interview with Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Over the last six months, I've been thinking about a career change. Nothing drastic, mind you. I'm not going to teach French poetry or anything. Still, at my age, the prospect of becoming a visiting professor is appealing and I'd like to make that happen. It turns out that many people my age think about doing something else. Show More Summary

The Good Doctor: The Audience and Our Voice

My parents divorced when I was seven, leaving me, technically, as the man of the house. By which I mean John, my younger brother, instinctively turned to me for guidance that would have otherwise been provided by our father. I think that for many years I resented this role and so was not a particularly gracious big brother. Show More Summary

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