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I WAS SCARED TO DEATH WHEN I DIED: THE TRUE STORY OF BRYAN KILLEBREW

8/1/2019
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I Was Scared to Death When I Died: The True Story of Bryan Killebrew by Bryan Killebrew It is not often that someone dies and then writes a book. It all started with a bowl of goulash for dinner. Bryan Killebrew was a hot-blooded working sixteen-year-old all-American boy who was thinking about two things and two things only before he died: hot girls and hot cars, and yet God talked to him. After a normal day of helping his half-brother in his lawn service, Bryan went home, grabbed some...

Duration:00:19:09

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: THE MOST SUCCESSFUL NATION AND PEOPLE OF ALL by Tom Shipley Jr.

8/1/2019
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THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: THE MOST SUCCESSFUL NATION AND PEOPLE OF ALL by Tom Shipley Jr. This book was developed to present factual information as delineated by the title: The United States of America The Most Successful Nation and People of All ... The 1620 Mayflower Pilgrims Began it, with Freedom for People and the Free Market; The Constitution Defined It with Law, Success Reigned. Government Proliferated, Changes Now Needed. Too much of the information known about the economy and...

Duration:00:19:00

GLORIAS DREAM by Adriana Pernetz

8/1/2019
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GLORIA'S DREAM by Adriana Pernetz Being selfless is sometimes difficult. Goat has a good life. He has happy days but nights are what he loves best because he dreams wonderful dreams. One night those happy dreams vanish, and he is given horrible visions instead. Will Goat be able to get back his dreams? In this story a little goat learns a big lesson in compassion and giving by valuing others above self. Adriana Pernetz has a degree in Pedagogical Sciences from La Universidad Católica...

Duration:00:20:42

SNOOK-A-PIE GETS ADOPTED by Nancy Ure Doulgass, LSW

8/1/2019
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Snook-A-Pie Gets Adopted by Nancy Ure Douglass, LSW This is a fun interactive book that explores the concept of open adoption via a Welsh Corgi puppy named Snook-a-Pie. It is intended to help children and adults alike better under understand and emotionally comprehend the adoption process. Nancy Ure Douglass is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) from Pittsburgh,PA who has worked with children for over 40 years. Her special areas of interest are children who have been placed for adoption, child...

Duration:00:24:45

THE ANGEL OF LORRAINE by Peter Tallon

8/1/2019
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THE ANGEL OF LORRAINE: PART 3 OF THE RICHARD CALVELEY TRILOGY by Peter Tallon The year is 1428. The English invasion of France has reached the line of the River Loire at Orleans. Both sides realize that the coming battle will decide the winner of the war between them which has lasted almost a hundred years. An English victory will end the dauphin’s slim chances of retaining his right to the French throne, but if the French are victorious the myth of English invincibility will be broken at...

Duration:00:20:02

SCOURGED SOULS by Keith N. Corman

8/1/2019
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SCOURGED SOULS by Keith N. Corman Scourged Souls takes place during the American Civil War; however, it is not about the war itself. Instead, it takes the reader into the lives and settings of the characters whose lives cross, for a brief few days during a horrific battle, whether directly or indirectly through relationships. It reflects on the innocence of the characters and daily life. It also enters into personal reflections and the beliefs and plans of those involved. Author Keith N....

Duration:00:21:43

VATICIDE by Coty Clogston

8/1/2019
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VATICIDE by Coty Clogston A raging holy war carries on, consuming everything in its path. Kabol is drawn yet again into the crosshairs. Only this time, he’s fighting alongside a new ally—a faction living out of the underground, beasts wielding strange and foreign tech, ready to hold their own against the further encroaching armies of the Avon. Meanwhile, a secret team consisting of old friends and old foes searching for Kabol moves undetected. They need to find him before the enemy does....

Duration:00:17:52

PPaP: PRACTICABLE PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURE PRACTICE by Kalavati Somvanshi, FAIA

7/28/2019
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PPaP Practicable Professional Architecture Practice by Kalavati Somvanshi, FAIA This book illustrates and defines appropriate contents that are usually not envisioned or discussed to gain an advantage of advocating successful award-winning projects, achieving proper fee status, and creating exposure toward obtaining further business projects to enhance their professional practice. Kala believes that the process of establishing and creating the building—from concept through completion—must...

Duration:00:23:58

THE MILKY WAY: HOW AN ELEVEN YEAR OLD GIRL FOUND SONGS IN THE CHAOS OF THE KOREAN WAR by Insook Kim Won

7/28/2019
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The Milky Way: How An Eleven-Year-Old Girl Found Songs In The Chaos Of The Korean War by Insook Kim Won Insook Won's peaceful childhood years were marred when the Korean War broke out. She began to support her family at the age of fifteen. A high school music teacher gave Won her first voice lessons, which led her to the world of singing. Despite the many obstacles, she persisted in pursuing her academic goals. Determined to study at a university in the United States, she received a...

Duration:00:18:45

THE SAGA OF BRIDGET AND AMANDA: NEW GENERATIONS BOOK THREE by Carole Love-Forbes

7/28/2019
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THE SAGA OF BRIDGET AND AMANDA: NEW GENERATIONS BOOK THREE by Carole Love-Forbes Book three continues the lives of Bridget and her daughter and grand daughter. The family in the north become involved in Philips War and the defeat of the Wampanoag people. Amanda's family grows with her daughter, Manda. The history starts in 1670. About the Author Forbes has written articles, but a novel was a big challenge to her. She fulfilled a dream when she chose to write about women in American...

Duration:00:17:54

THE HONEY POT by David Cameron

7/28/2019
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The Honey Pot by David Cameron This book is of a sexually explicit nature, it outlines how our government enacted a covert operation to combat secret plots against the United Kingdom, Canada and the USA. There are scenes that may challenge your sense of morality, so if you are squeamish at being exposed to life in all its sexuality than don't read it, but if you want to be sexually aroused and be lured into a thrilling adventure than hang on to your hat....

Duration:00:26:08

ANGEL del BRASIL by Soledad Dos Rios

7/28/2019
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Ãngel del Brasil: Cien Poesas para Roberto Carlos by Soledad Dos Rios https://www.amazon.com/%C3%83ngel-del-Brasil-Roberto-Soledad/dp/B00XX7IMF2/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=%C3%83ngel+del+Brasil%3A+Cien+Poesas+para+Roberto+Carlos&qid=1563563546&s=books&sr=1-1 http://www.bluefunkbroadcasting.com/root/twia/pnavarrete.mp3

Duration:00:23:13

15 WATER-RICH FOODS TO HELP YOU STAY HYDRATED AND DETOXIFIED with Dr. Susan Smith Jones

7/25/2019
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15 Water-Rich Foods to Help You Stay Hydrated & Detoxified: Simple Ways to Eat Your Water by Susan Smith Jones, PhD A fish without water can’t breathe, and we can’t live without water either! According to our guest today, staying hydrated is one of the most important ways to stay vibrant and youthful no matter our age, and to also maintain a proper body weight, but most of us are dehydrated without even realizing it. So staying hydrated is definitely an essential part of staying healthy....

Duration:00:27:14

DID SHE KNOW JESUS? THE TALE OF TWO WOMEN by Virginia Penrose

7/25/2019
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DID SHE KNOW JESUS? THE TALE OF TWO WOMEN by Virginia Penrose Elaine thinks of the ways she and the princess are the same and the ways they are different. Both had dramatic childhood experiences, Elaine lost her father when she was fifteen and Diana had her parents' divorce. Both had eating disorders, Elaine had a mother who she could never please with her weight and Princess Diana had her eating disorder. Elaine had a love affair in with a sergeant in South Dakota and Diana had an affair...

Duration:00:18:35

CONSPIRACY by Alfred Adams

7/25/2019
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CONSPIRACY by Alfred Adams The aircraft accident depicted on the front cover of this book is considered the worst air disaster in the history of Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, Arizona. It is also an autobiography from when I grew up in New York City and moved to Glendale, California to today. https://www.amazon.com/Conspiracy-Alfred-Adams/dp/1549524399 http://www.bluefunkbroadcasting.com/root/twia/aadams.mp3

Duration:00:19:36

PIERCE ON THE PALM by Malachi Isaac

7/25/2019
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PIERCE ON THE PALM by Malachi Isaac Purity born from evil creates all power. The devil found his Antichrist and wants to use his power to take all life. But little Dominic just wants everything to be still. After escaping his first fate, he finds a small cabin in the woods to hide from the world and the devil who will never stop picking at him. https://www.amazon.com/Pierce-Palm-Malachi-Isaac-ebook/dp/B07RCF4PYD/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=pierce+of+the+palm&qid=1563484626&s=books&sr=1-1...

Duration:00:16:29

WE CAN DO MORE AND BETTER WITH LESS: EDUCATION REFORM CAN WORK by Thomas Kelly, Ph. D.

7/25/2019
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WE CAN DO MORE AND BETTER WITH LESS: EDUCATION REFORM CAN WORK 2019 Edition by Thomas F. Kelly, Ph. D. "We Can Do More and Better with Less: Education Can Work", 2019 Edition, demonstrates with specific details how education can: 1. Do more and better with less. Money is not the problem. It never was the problem and it's not the problem now. 2. Understand systems and their significance in driving results. 3. Restructure the current 19th Century education system with a 21st Century one...

Duration:00:23:27

JUST FOR THE SUMMER by Laurel Lorraine Lancer, Ph. D

7/25/2019
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JUST FOR THE SUMMER by Laurel Lorraine Lancer, Ph.D Laurel's disturbing and abusive childhood, followed by a poor marriage, resulted in a month-long visit to a mental hospital, where in the 1960s, the use of electroshock and insulin shock therapy was prevalent. With humor and pathos, Laurel poignantly describes her insulin and shock treatments, the insensitivity of the hospital staff, and the numerous psychiatric problems of various patients. The author, now a PhD. in psychology, relates her...

Duration:00:24:33

GO ASK THE DEAD by Frank Tropea

7/25/2019
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GO ASK THE DEAD by Frank Tropea This new book is about a love-affair gone dangerously wrong between a very psychic girl, Amanda Mannings, and a Gettysburg Civil War ghost named William who was a young, rather handsome Confederate officer when he, like many thousands of others with him were, killed in that infamous battle. She becomes obsessed totally with him and his paranormal love-making skills. However, finally when they disagree on something very important, he turns violent and abuses...

Duration:00:22:20

CLEAN WINDOWS 4 EVER by David Obbink

7/25/2019
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Clean Windows 4 Ever Where There Is a Window, There’s a Way By: David J. Obbink David J. Obbink is here to enlighten and educate you on how to attain and enjoy clean windows! With knowledge from being in the service of window cleaning for over twenty years, Obbink shares his most valuable knowledge, techniques, and secrets. Any questions, concerns, and frustrations are answered within this book. About the Author David J. Obbink, while not cleaning windows, can be found out in nature and...

Duration:00:19:39