“Let’s Go on Safari!” by Kate Gilman Williams

Let's Go on Safari

Let’s Go on Safari by Kate Gilman Williams
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

There’s more that meets the cover with this book. First off, when individuals purchase the book, the proceeds go toward activism efforts such as the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the Jane Goodall Institute, and the Global Wildlife Conservation, all with the aim of helping save endangered animals. It’s an appropriate action, too, given that this book is aimed to help turn readers toward advocacy.

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“3 Weird ‘Marketing Secrets’ Of Successful Authors On Amazon” by Shaun Hibbs

3 Weird 3 Weird “Marketing Secrets” Of Successful Authors On Amazon: How They Got To #1 by Shaun Hibbs
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

In this book, Shaun teaches about marketing success with the reader’s book in an Amazon world. His marketing tips, which he calls secrets, aid the reader in learning how to sell what the audience will buy on the Amazon bookstore system (both ebooks and print books). I can’t really discuss the tips themselves since that would give away the purpose of reading the book, but Shaun does an excellent job connecting the dots and guiding the reader from the first sentence to a final manuscript (in terms of passive marketing).

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“Feeling Jewish” by Deborah Baum

Feeling Jewish: (A Book for Just About Anyone)Feeling Jewish: by Devorah Baum
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Within the opening pages of this book (or if you’re like me, button presses), one is immediately bombarded not with what the title initially seems to suggest, but rather a twist on it – what feels like a dissertation-length composition waxing the epistemology of one saying they “feel fine.”

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