‘An Equal Justice’ Is Reminiscent of Grisham’s Best [REVIEW]

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A newly-minted lawyer suits up to tackle a dangerous case in Chad Zunker’s An Equal Justice. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A prestigious law firm. A rookie lawyer. A dark maze of lies and violence. When a young graduate scores his dream job, it could be the answer to a longtime prayer—or the first step toward a dangerous end—in Chad Zucker’s new legal thriller, An Equal JusticeRead more of this post

It Takes Courage to Be Empathetic

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We can’t take away the pain of the world, but we can make it more tolerable when we are empathetic. (Photo by Arwen Abenstern – KWP, Flickr)

Those of you who follow along with us on a regular basis may have realized that we frequently introduce books that celebrate people, whether real or fictitious, who make a difference in the lives of others. Three of our diamond reviewed books come immediately to mind: My Glory Was I Had Such FriendsThe Trick, and our most recent volume, What Blooms from Dust. What is it that these volumes have in common? The answer is easy: empathy.  Read more of this post

‘Soulmates’ Will Have Readers Second Guessing Their Yoga Class [REVIEW]

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Dana doesn’t know why her marriage to Ethan ended, or why he was murdered, but she needs to find out in Jessica Grose’s Soulmates. (Photo by Brian Auer, Flickr)

When a divorcee discovers that her ex-husband is dead, she realizes that she hasn’t completely let go of the past. Distraught, she begins investigating what happened to him. But will she get the answers she needs? Find out in Jessica Grose’s Soulmates.  Read more of this post

Danielle Steel’s ‘Blue’ Is Uplifting and Inspiring [REVIEW]

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When a human rights activist and a homeless boy meet by chance, their lives are changed forever in Danielle Steel’s BLUE. (Photo by Arcangel/Stephen Mulcahey)

In Danielle Steel’s latest bestselling novel, Blue, former journalist Ginny Carter works in the trenches of some of the most dangerous hot spots on the planet, helping others as a human rights activist. She pays no heed to the danger she faces every moment of the day, much to the chagrin of her sister.

Yet having suffered from so much personal loss herself, Ginny feels she has nothing left to lose, at least until the fateful night a 13-year-old homeless boy named Blue enters her life. As the two become friends, old wounds open and suddenly Ginny finds herself on a new crusade, one that could bring the entire world down on both of them and ultimately change both their lives forever.  Read more of this post