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Review: In Pursuit of Love, by Rebecca Bender

This is not my usual form of book review.  I think I first heard of Rebecca Bender last year, and it was in relation to her work  on the subject of human trafficking. Earlier this year, Trades of Hope began … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: Your Time to Thrive

Overview Live the life you want, not the life you settle for. Helping people build healthy new habits that improve their lives is more important than ever. Arianna Huffington launched Thrive Global to do just that–Thrive’s specific mission is to … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: Codebreaker Girls, by Jan Slimming

Overview “What would it be like to keep a secret for fifty years? Never telling your parents, your children, or even your husband?” Codebreaker Girls: A Secret Life at Bletchley Park tells the true story of Daisy Lawrence. Following extensive … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: The Plaza, by Julie Satow

Overview Journalist Julie Satow’s thrilling, unforgettable history of how one illustrious hotel has defined our understanding of money and glamour, from the Gilded Age to the Go-Go Eighties to today’s Billionaire Row. From the moment in 1907 when New York … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: Chicago’s Great Fire, by Carl Smith

Overview Between October 8–10, 1871, much of the city of Chicago was destroyed by one of the most legendary urban fires in history. Incorporated as a city in 1837, Chicago had grown at a breathtaking pace in barely three decades, … Continue reading

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