Claudia Kalb’s ‘Spark’ is the Catalyst We All Need Right Now [REVIEW]

Shirley Temple, Bill Gates, Maya Angelou, and Yo-Yo Ma are only a few of the geniuses you'll meet in Claudia Kalb's Spark. (Photos courtesy Wikimedia Commons)
Shirley Temple, Bill Gates, Maya Angelou, and Yo-Yo Ma are only a few of the geniuses you’ll meet in Claudia Kalb’s Spark. (Photos courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

There are individuals who entertain us with their talent while others revolutionize the way we work. Some inspire us with their words, yet others move us with their music. But where does that creativity come from? When does it begin? Are they born with these rare gifts or are theirs gifts born of life experience? Discover the fascinating stories behind some of the most recognized and revered individuals ever to walk the planet in Spark, the new book from journalist Claudia Kalb and National Geographic. Inside its pages, you’ll learn just how genius ignites.

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Celebrate World Book Day with Free Books from Amazon

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There are few things we get as excited about as free books. Okay, well maybe free food, but you probably saw that coming. But to celebrate World Book Day, we wanted to tell you about 10 free books you can get in your hot little hands right now!

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Dianna Rostad’s ‘You Belong Here Now’ Will Steal Your Heart [REVIEW]

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Montana. With vast open plains and clear blue skies as far as the eye can see, it is a place that is both isolating and filled with possibilities. For a rancher’s headstrong daughter, it is home. For a resilient Cheyenne ranch hand, it holds the key to both his past and his future. And for three children on a westbound train, it could be just the salvation they are looking for. When their paths converge, will the five of them realize just how much they need each other or will outside forces destroy any chance they have at happiness? Find out in Dianna Rostad’s gripping debut novel, You Belong Here Now.

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Susan Mallery’s ‘Before Summer Ends’ [EXCERPT]

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Many of us have that one unrequited love that always seems to haunt us with the question: “What if?” For one woman, she’s spent her life asking that irritating little question, and yet she knows she and her dream man aren’t even in the same league. After all, she’s just a humble teacher and he’s her brother’s handsome, successful best friend. But when he makes a gesture that helps her through a difficult time, does it indicate that she’s not the only one who has been carrying a torch all these years? Find out in Susan Mallery’s thoughtful new novel, Before Summer Ends. We hope you enjoy this excerpt from her forthcoming book. —J&H

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Jennie Marts’ ‘When A Cowboy Loves A Woman’ [EXCERPT]

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New beginnings are possible wherever there is love. (Photo courtesy Canva)

We’ve known enough friends who have been wounded by love that we totally believe in the need for second chances. In Jennie Marts’ new addition to her wonderful Creedence Horse Rescue series, When A Cowboy Loves A Woman, that’s just the kind of sweet hope she doles out. This is the kind of story that proves even the most fragile hearts can heal with a bit of TLC, even after something as tragic as losing a spouse. But don’t worry, this isn’t one of those books that gets mired down in loss. Rather, it is filled with joy and lots of fun banter. We hope you enjoy this excerpt! —J&H

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