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A Recruiter's Guide to Job Hunting

Eric Knott

Author House

1663 Liberty Dr. Suite #300

Bloomington, IN 47403

9781468552805, $23.99, www.authorhouse.com

Getting a job seems increasingly difficult in today's world. "A Recruiter's Guide to Job Hunting: Effective, Insider Strategies That Will Get You Ahead of the Pack" is an advisory guide from Eric Knott as he touches on the importance of breaking ahead of the pack in today's job field, showing what job recruiters look for out of potential employees. From picking the right schools to using the most of social media and much more, "A Recruiter's Guide to Job Hunting" is a must for anyone in the market for a new career.

Seven Secrets: Joy Of Money And Good Life

Yil Karademir

Privately Published

No ISBN, $4.95, www.joyofmoney.org

A slender, 36 page, oversized pamphlet, Yil Karademir's "Seven Secrets: Joy Of Money And Good Life" is a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered. This compendium of sage insights, insightful commentaries, intelligent advice, astute observations, perceptive quotes and enlighten cautions is both thoughtful and thought-provoking. "Seven Secrets: Joy Of Money And Good Life" is highly recommended and deserves as wide a readership as possible--especially in these troubled and troubling times!

Today, Tomorrow, and Yesterday

Peter Tsaoussis

CreateSpace

100 Enterprise Way, Suite A200

Scotts Valley, CA 95066

9781475225136 $19.95 www.createspace.com

The debut novel of Greece-born author Peter Tsaoussis, Today, Tomorrow, and Yesterday: Emergence of a Shadow is an exotic blend of suspense, romance, and the paranormal, in which organized crime extends its tendrils into the world of high fashion. Even more astonishing is the seemingly supernatural events that completely transform people in heretofore unimaginable ways. The masculine, handsome fashion designer Andrea Domani suddenly finds himself existing as a woman - a transition that propels him to even greater heights of popularity. But amid all of the adventure, mythology, high celebrity, and dire threats, what does it genuinely mean to stay true oneself? Today, Tomorrow, and Yesterday is an extraordinary exploration of what it means to be human, highly recommended.

16 Seasons in Hell

Daniel Bennett

Outskirts Press, Inc.

10940 South Parker Road, #515

Parker, CO 80134

9781432786649, $29.95, www.outskirtspress.com

Any alliance between the USSR and Nazi Germany was a farce, war was simply inevitable. "16 Seasons in Hell" is a perspective of the Eastern front of the war from Daniel Bennett who uses his own infatuation with history to depict the conflict in a new light, a western perspective on the Eastern war. Showing the impact of the western conflict had on Hitler's surge towards Moscow and how the USSR turned them back, "16 Seasons in Hell" is well worth considering for those who wish to learn more about the lesser known conflict of World War II.

Loneliness

Ben Lazare Mijuskovic

iUniverse

c/o Author House

1663 Liberty Dr. Suite #300

Bloomington, IN 47403

9781469789330, $21.95, www.iuniverse.com

Solitude is a state we all face at times. "Loneliness: in Philosophy, Psychology, and Literature" is a philosophical discussion from Ben Lazare Mijuskovic, a doctor in philosophy also highly educated and literature and therapy. Focusing on the concept of loneliness and how it is reflected throughout our culture and history, touching on what it truly means to be one alone. "Loneliness" is a must for those who want another perspective on the idea of solitude in philosophy and literature.

Eyes Behind Belligerence

K. P. Kollenborn

CreateSpace

100 Enterprise Way, Suite A200

Scotts Valley, CA 95066

www.createspace.com

9781470168162, $18.00, www.kpkollenborn.com

To be marked as an outcast due to the sins of your ancestors is not an act that inspires great patriotism. "Eyes Behind Belligerence" is a novel set against the Japanese internment camps of World War II. Following a set of friends in the rough conditions of the camps, they are split by their response to it, a split between loyalty and disloyalty. "Eyes Behind Belligerence" is a riveting read that should prove difficult to put down.

Finding the Light

Liz Vincent

Balboa Press

AuthorHouse

1663 Liberty Drive, Suite 200

Bloomington, IN 47403-5161

9781452545172, $13.99, www.authorhouse.com

We are all wounded by our past, and conquering that past is not allowing it to dominate us. "Finding the Light: How to Achieve Inner Peace by Forgiving Past and Present Life Traumas" is a devotional spiritual guide as Liz Vincent advises readers to understand their now, and let the wounds of our past life fade away, and to set oneself free in the current day. "Finding the Light" is a strong addition to any modern spirituality collection, highly recommended.

A Kangaroo Court

Shankar N. Kashyap

CreateSpace

100 Enterprise Way, Suite A200

Scotts Valley, CA 95066

9781468081336, $14.99, www.createspace.com

Corruption seems to leak in everywhere, even when the business is saving lives. "A Kangaroo Court" is a novel from Shankar N. Kashyap, as he tells the story of upstart Orthopedic Surgeon Upaashantha, finds that his co-workers are less than enthused about their jobs and only worry about their own hides. With humor and a strong message throughout, "A Kangaroo Court" is a riveting piece of fiction that explores the corruption in the medical field.

Wiping Out Dyslexia

Dorothy van Den Honert

AuthorHouse

1663 Liberty Drive, Suite 200

Bloomington, IN 47403-5161

9781468528107, $14.95, www.authorhouse.com

Dyslexia is a learning setback, but it is easy enough to conquer. "Wiping Out Dyslexia: with Enhanced Lateralization" is an analysis of educational issues surrounding dyslexia and thoughts on her educational career from Dorothy van den Honert as an addition to her Reading from Scratch series. For those seeking a personal take on the educational problems facing America, "Wiping Out Dyslexia" is well worth considering.

Conspiracy of Wolves

Ernie Hasler

CreateSpace

100 Enterprise Way, Suite A200

Scotts Valley, CA 95066

9781466443594, $12.99, www.createspace.com

The British Isles are quite ancient, built upon themselves with many forgotten pathways. "Conspiracy of Wolves" is a thriller delving deep into the dark underworld of the United Kingdom. Douglas, a native of Scotland, finds himself dragged into a mystery surrounding a body in the River Thames and the scandal that may lie beneath it all. "Conspiracy of Wolves" is an excellent pick for those seeking a United Kingdom based mystery.

The Blind Eye

Marcia Fine

L'Image Press

9780982695234, $16.95, www.marciafine.com

The Inquisition left many without a home. "The Blind Eye: A Sephardic Journey" is a historical novel that seeks to link modern Miami and Inquisition era fifteenth century Spain. Tackling topics of persecution and being forced from one's home, "The Blind Eye" presents many questions and much to think about among a riveting and hard to put down story, highly recommended.

Mary Cowper Reviewer
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Title Annotation:A Recruiter's Guide to Job Hunting: Effective, Insider Strategies That Will Get You Ahead of the Pack; Seven Secrets: Joy of Money and Good Life; Tsaoussis, Today, Tomorrow, and Yesterday: Emergence of a Shadow; 16 Seasons in Hell; Loneliness: in Philosophy, Psychology, and Literature
Author:Cowper, Mary
Publication:MBR Bookwatch
Article Type:Book review
Date:Aug 1, 2012
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