Discover Why Celeste Headlee Thinks ‘We Need To Talk’ [REVIEW]

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In her new book, We Need to Talk, journalist Celeste Headlee shows us why conversation is really the highest form of art. (Photo by Matus Laslofi, Flickr)

Do you ever get the feeling that you just can’t seem to connect with others anymore? Or have you ever avoided conversation because no matter what you say, it triggers a shouting match? If so, you’re not alone. But disconnecting or dodging discussions about important issues isn’t the answer. In fact, according to journalist Celeste Headlee, We Need to Talk, now more than ever. Her insightful new book demonstrates how. Read more of this post

Lisbeth Salander Returns in ‘The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye’ [REVIEW]

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Revenge is on the menu in the fifth volume in the Mellennium Series featuring Lisbeth Salander, The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye. (Photo by Jamie Sanford, Flickr)

From the very beginning, the girl with the dragon tattoo hasn’t had an easy go of it. So many of the people in her life have done everything in their power to strip her of her dignity and destroy her. Even when she tries to help others, she seems to draw the short straw, which is exactly how she wound up in prison. But now she’s back, and it’s time for vengeance.  Read more of this post

Be Careful Who You Trust In Sean McFate’s ‘Shadow War’ [REVIEW]

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Mercenary Tom Locke wants revenge in Sean McFate and Bret Witter’s SHADOW WAR. (Photo by stephane, Flickr)

Sean McFate’s debut novel, Shadow War (co-written with Bret Witter), begins when a mercenary deep undercover in Libya is recalled to Washington. He is Tom Locke, an elite warrior for a private military company called Apollo Outcomes. Once he returns to the nation’s capital, he receives instructions that catapult him into the most dangerous adventure of his life. Read more of this post