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BOOK REVIEW: Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon

Book Review Title: Go Tell the Bees That I Am GoneAuthor:  Diana GabaldonImprint: Doubleday CanadaReleased: November 23, 2021Pages: 928ISBN-13: 978-0385685542Stars:  3.5 Like every other die-hard fan of the Outlander series and Diana Gabaldon’s writing, I anxiously anticipated this ninth book, Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone, and man, we waited a long time for it. In theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon”

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BOOK REVIEW – The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Book Review Title: The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public HealthAuthor:  Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.Publisher: SkyhorseReleased: November 16, 2021Pages: 934ASIN: B08X5YWRRPStars:  4.00 It took me two months and one week to read this book on Kindle—all 934 pages. I admit to not reading every one of the 2,200 endnote citations,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW – The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.”

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“I Make Lists on My Phone” a Poem by Christine Bode

I Make Lists on My Phone by Christine Bode I make lists on my phone –notes from Brené Brown’s books,my personal shame inventory,favourite TV shows,who I consider myself to be,my top 50 books,what I want for my life,ideas for poems about COVID-19,affirmations,qualities had by the guy of my dreams,men I can remember sleeping with,what’s importantContinue reading ““I Make Lists on My Phone” a Poem by Christine Bode”

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Fantasy Book Review: The Last of the Atalanteans (The Drowned Kingdom Saga Book 2) by P. L. Stuart

Fantasy Book Review Book Review         Title: The Last of the Atalanteans (The Drowned Kingdom Saga Book 2)Author:  P.L. StuartPublisher: FriesenPressReleased: March 31, 2022Pages: 534ASIN: B08VS15WTRBook Reviewer: Christine BodeStars:  4 Book Two in The Drowned Kingdom Saga, The Last of the Atalanteans by fantasy fiction master, P.L. Stuart, opens with Othrun, Thurol, and Glathan: three Atalanteans in disguise asContinue reading “Fantasy Book Review: The Last of the Atalanteans (The Drowned Kingdom Saga Book 2) by P. L. Stuart”

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On This International Women’s Day, Achieve a Fresh Start with Help from Karen Carrington

Nonfiction Book Review Title: A Fresh Start: 111 Affirmations to Make This The Best Year Ever and Create The Life You WantAuthor:  Karen CarringtonPublisher: Discovering Diversity PublishingReleased: August 1, 2018Pages: 141ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1718187733Book Reviewer: Christine BodeStars:  4 I met Karen Carrington in an Executive Career Jam Zoom group led by Mich Nadon of Media Intelligence.ca and loved her immediately.Continue reading “On This International Women’s Day, Achieve a Fresh Start with Help from Karen Carrington”

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“Become the Observer,” a New Poem by Christine Bode

Become the Observer A new poem by ©Christine Bode 2021 This seeker is an empath;a truth seeker,always striving for moreknowledge and understandingof a worldshe’s been at war with—in her mind—more latelythan ever before;searching for something that willgive her faith in God,hope for the future,relief from grief.At 57 years of age,she finally realizesthat the truth hasContinue reading ““Become the Observer,” a New Poem by Christine Bode”

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NEW BOOK RELEASE: Audley Enough: A Portrait of Triumph and Recovery in the Face of Mania and Depression

NEW BOOK RELEASE: Audley Enough: A Portrait of Triumph and Recovery in the Face of Mania and Depression Montreal, Quebec, January 24, 2022 – For Immediate Release – Tellwell Talent has published the release of the second edition of Audley Enough: A Portrait of Triumph and Recovery in the Face of Mania and Depression, pennedContinue reading “NEW BOOK RELEASE: Audley Enough: A Portrait of Triumph and Recovery in the Face of Mania and Depression”

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Conquering the Divide: The Legend of Barsicon Is an Outstanding Fantasy Fiction Debut by Angela Stever

Book Review Title: Conquering the Divide: The Legend of BarsiconAuthor:  Angela SteverImprint: Tellwell TalentReleased: October 30, 2021Pages: 284ISBN-13: 978-0228863120Stars:  4.00 Conquering the Divide: The Legend of Barsicon is new, young adult, LGBTQ-friendly fantasy/dystopian science-fiction for the 21st-century by well-known Kingston, Ontario radio host, Angela Stever. The book’s hero, Seneca Ellis-Brant, is a girl just turning 16 years old, andContinue reading “Conquering the Divide: The Legend of Barsicon Is an Outstanding Fantasy Fiction Debut by Angela Stever”

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Careers AF! (2nd Edition): New Rules, New Tools for the Post-pandemic Gig Economy Offers a First-Rate Fail-Proof Career Strategy

Careers AF! (2nd Edition): New Rules, New Tools for the Post-pandemic Gig Economy Offers a First-Rate Fail-Proof Career Strategy Book Review Title: Careers AF! (2nd Edition): New Rules, New Tools for the Post-Pandemic Gig EconomyAuthor:  M. Michelle NadonImprint: FriesenPressReleased: July 6, 2021Pages: 252ISBN-13: 978-1039126480Stars:  5.00 Recently, a dear friend and colleague, public and media relations specialist Irene Carroll, invitedContinue reading “Careers AF! (2nd Edition): New Rules, New Tools for the Post-pandemic Gig Economy Offers a First-Rate Fail-Proof Career Strategy”

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Chocolate Cake by ZOOM with Shawn Kellerman Is Life-Affirming Party Blues

ALBUM REVIEW Title: Chocolate CakeArtist:  ZOOM with Shawn KellermanLabel: Mouhaha MusicReleased: 2021Reviewer: Christine BodeStars:  4.5 In 2019, when the world was a different place, I attended a Kingston Blues Society show at the RCHA Club in which Shawn Kellerman played with Jerome Godboo and his band. I had seen Godboo a few times and had heard of Kellerman butContinue reading “Chocolate Cake by ZOOM with Shawn Kellerman Is Life-Affirming Party Blues”

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David Leask Announces “FIRE & ICE” Video Release from CFMA-Nominated album, Voyageur in Song

“Voyageur In Song is something truly special…the album is a unique and uplifting, almost spiritual listening experience…that rare thing, a genuinely inspiring album.” ~ R’N R Magazine “Possibly the most Canadian album on Canada’s most historic instrument.” ~ Toronto Star “FIRE & ICE” Video AVAILABLE NOW at Youtube.com/DavidLeaskMusic Toronto, ON – Dec. 2, 2021 –Continue reading “David Leask Announces “FIRE & ICE” Video Release from CFMA-Nominated album, Voyageur in Song”

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Your 2021 Sultans of String Christmas Caravan Playlist and Tour

3x JUNO nominees and Billboard-charting SULTANS OF STRING serve up Global Grooves & Holiday Cheer with their 2021 CHRISTMAS CARAVAN YOUTUBE PLAYLIST and TOUR! YOUTUBE PLAYLIST https://tinyurl.com/sultanschristmasplaylist SPOTIFY PLAYLIST https://tinyurl.com/mwyhr32w  LISTEN/BUY ALBUM https://sultansofstring.lnk.to/THc3VID Canadian band Sultans of String keeps imaginative imperatives in overdrive for the entirety of Christmas Caravan, a generous pitch for global unity through the music of Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah. TheseContinue reading “Your 2021 Sultans of String Christmas Caravan Playlist and Tour”

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New Album by SULTANS OF STRING, Sanctuary (The Refuge Project), Transports Listeners to Ethereal Plane with Musical Alchemy

ALBUM REVIEWby Christine Bode Just when I thought that Sultans of String couldn’t devise a more ambitious and exciting project than their 2020 album, Refuge, they proved me wrong with the second installment of this project entitled Sanctuary. It is an equally ambitious, diverse, inclusive, and passionate album with a VIP roster of global ‘ambassadors’,Continue reading “New Album by SULTANS OF STRING, Sanctuary (The Refuge Project), Transports Listeners to Ethereal Plane with Musical Alchemy”

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Sultans of String Release Second Single from Upcoming Album, Sanctuary: Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) featuring Tara Salah Moneka & Ahmed Moneka

Sultans of String Release Second Single from Upcoming Album, Sanctuary: Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) featuring Tara Salah Moneka & Ahmed Moneka FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Artist: Sultans of StringSingle: Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) feat. Tara Salah Moneka & Ahmed MonekaRelease date: October 8, 2021 from upcoming album, Sanctuary (releasing Nov 10) BRANDContinue reading “Sultans of String Release Second Single from Upcoming Album, Sanctuary: Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) featuring Tara Salah Moneka & Ahmed Moneka”

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