Books & Film

All the Broken Things

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 02, 2014 /
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Have you ever read a book that grabbed you by the heart and never let go? Such is the case with All the Broken Things, a novel written by Canadian author Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer.

Explore the World With Your Kids

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 22, 2014 /
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One of the best things you can do for your kids is to raise them as global citizens. And the easiest way you can do that? Well, travel with them - as much as you can, as far as you can. Because they will be exposed to many different people, lifestyles, cultures, and landscapes, they will be interested in - and care about - the world around them.

Exploring Chicago Blues: Inside the Scene, Past and Present

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 16, 2014 /
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Have you ever felt like you knew a place, only to learn something that peels back all your knowledge and gives you more? Such is the case with Chicago to me, with a new book by one of my favorite cultural travel writers, Rosalind Cummings-Yeates.

Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention

by Lin Yuhan / Oct 21, 2014 /
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Battle for Jerezi

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 18, 2014 /
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He's at it again. Author Talon Windwalker (I'm sure you've read his Rise of the Djall) has a new book out - the sequel (YAY!) to Rise of the Djall.

Music, Ireland, Love: The Carnival at Bray

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 30, 2014 /
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It’s difficult to move. It’s even more difficult when you’re a teenager – and you’re moving to another country. Such is the case with protagonist Maggie Lynch in Jessie Ann Foley’s fantastic new book, The Carnival at Bray.

Shipwreck in Ireland: The Sinking of the RMS Tayleur

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 26, 2014 /
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Sometimes a book grabs you by the heart and won't let go. Such is the case of an extraordinary new book by UK author Gill Hoffs, entitled The Sinking of the RMS Tayleur: The Lost Story of the 'Victorian Titanic'. I have to tell you: I started reading, and couldn't put it down.

The Gluten-free Guide to Travel

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 23, 2014 /
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Are you gluten free - and worried about traveling (and eating)? Never fear - help is on the way! We were recently sent a review copy of The Gluten-free Guide to Travel, written by Brette Sember.

Art and Creativity Tool for Educators: Heart Art mandala'verse

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 20, 2014 /
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Sometimes poetry and art can do more than soothe the soul - it can inspire! Such is the case with a new book we recently received for review.

Eat and Drink Well: 365 days of deals! NYC Guide To The Rescue

by Anevay Darlington / Sep 19, 2014 /

New York is a huge and wonderful city, with great people (even if at rush hour people can get a little pushy), famous tall buildings, and city parks that have endless paths to walk on, along with amazing history. I have lived in the city that never sleeps for 11 years, and can proudly say that I’m a city girl.

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