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July 16, 2018

The World’s Answers

"The World's Answers" by Stuart Steinfeld

My name is Stuart Steinfeld. I was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. When I was about 19, it all came to me like a flash. From that day forward, I began to dream. My goal was to be self-employed, so I could turn my dream into reality.  I tried everything, with one failure after another. But I never gave up. When I finally found out what worked, I would put more hours into the projects than exists in a day. My passion grew, and my business grew. Making money became a thirst, and I was always thirsty. Before too long, I ended up buying my first Porsche.

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July 15, 2018

Forbidden Power

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"Forbidden Power" by Paul Kyriazi

After a one night affair with a mysterious woman, a young man wakes up empowered. He searches for her. Now a movie on Amazon Video Direct. Read the book. See the movie. "One night with her gave me the power for success. But I fear she'll be back with her hand extended ... palm up." Computer programmer George Barrett has a one-night stand with a mysterious woman. She leaves him a cryptic message and then disappears. He searches for her to discover the source of her power.

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July 14, 2018

That Book on Blockchain

"That Book on Blockchain: A One-Hour Intro" by Jonathan Morley

If you need a time-saving and accurate start to the world of blockchain, this is the book for you! The average reader can consume around 200 words per minute. That Book on Blockchain is a blazing fast, one-hour introduction. Inside, you’ll find an overview of many prominent blockchain topics, including discussion of distributed ledgers, legal landscapes, industry adoption, and Bitcoin, proper. Additionally, you’ll examine several abstract, key concepts through easily worded thought experiments. We certainly can’t cover every topic in an hour! But, whether you’re brand new to the crypto-space or a well-seasoned guru, That Book on Blockchain is guaranteed to pique your interest and serve as a motivator for further exploration.

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July 14, 2018

It’s A Breeze

"It's A Breeze: 42 Lively English Lessons on American Idioms" by Toni Aberson

This collection of short ESL lessons focuses on 42 popular American idioms. Each idiom is slowly introduced in a separate chapter. Designed for high school and adult ESL students, the books shows how to learn common American idioms to really speak English in a natural style. The good news is that studying idioms – even as an intermediate English student - can also be fun. We will go at a comfortable pace, learning idiom by idiom. In fact, each short lesson is built around a single common American idiom and its meaning. You will read a brief story of daily life, learn some vocabulary, write a few sentences, and ask and answer some conversation questions. The lively lessons encourage thinking and sharing in a relaxed atmosphere. Groups of lessons have been organized together in six units. The units go from easier to more difficult. You will get a chance to show your increased knowledge on unit quizzes too. As you know, learning English is often the key to a better life today. These lessons will help you use more colorful English in your life. These lessons will also help you gain a better understanding of the English you hear around you and on television, learn more about American culture, and speak more like an American. Idiom by idiom, you will find speaking English less difficult and more fun. You might even find speaking English “a breeze”.

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