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written by Ingrid Newkirk & Gene Stone, forward by Mayim Bialik, PhD As a lifetime lover of animals, I was immediately intrigued when I discovered this book. Although I’m not usually a great fan of non-fiction, I do enjoy learning when the subject is something that strikes a chord with me, and the phrase “new ways to show them compassion” did just that. I was hoping, selfishly, that those new ways...

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Finding Betty Crocker; the Secret Life of America's First Lady of Food

Finding Betty Crocker: The Secret Life of America’s First Lady of Food A biography by Susan Marks ”In 1945, Fortune magazine named Betty Crocker the second most popular American woman, right behind Eleanor Roosevelt, and dubbed Betty America’s First Lady of Food. Not bad for a gal who never actually existed. “Born” in 1921 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to proud corporate parents, Betty Crocker has...

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The Book of Gutsy Women

March is Women's History Month. What better way is there to celebrate than to learn about some of the women, past and present, who have stepped out in faith, courage, and conviction to change their part of the world, and consequently, change the world for all of us! One book that I recently enjoyed was "The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience", co-written by Hillary Rodham Clinton...

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