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  • 01:05

    Warrior Saints -- Write Stuff -- 8/25/2020

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    Mary Hunter just found out she's part angel. Now all she has to do is find out what demon is trying to kill her in this supernatural superhero series. Strange days have come to the halls of Stonehaven Academy. From brutal fights in the supernatural realm with a demon-like presence, to battling obstacles in the halls at school, Mary knows she’s different. She just doesn’t understand why. Then it gets even weirder. As her supernatural battles increase, she is drawn into friendships with others who seem to be as confused about their bizarre abilities and encounters as she is. Now that Mary, Deacon, Scout, and Ivy have found each other, what is their purpose and why? And who gifted these newly-named Warriors, and how do they manage their powers and maneuver the confusing maze of school, family, romance—and the occasional demonic force?
    Join me as I chat with Carla Thorne about her series on August 25th at 7 pm Eastern time. You can call in at 646-668-8485 and press 1 to be live on air. Download Stitcher on your mobile device. Follow us on iTunes and iHeartreadio. Add PJC Media to your Spotify library, or click on the link here: http://tobtr.com/11786564.

  • 00:44

    Capturing the Perfect Shot with photographer Andrew Darlow

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    Photographer, author, and digital imaging consultant, Andrew Darlow has lectured and conducted seminars and workshops around the world at photo-related conferences, and for photography organizations. His latest book Focus and Filter is out now on Amazon. Find Andrew's Free Backup Course Website and Podcast at https://backup.fm. His Photo News & Tips Blog at https://imagingbuffet.com as well as Twitter, Facebook (personal), Facebook (photo tips), LinkedIn, and Instagram. Visit the special page Andrew created for our listeners, with book excerpts, pet photography tips & much more:  https://backup.fm/pwf

  • 00:29

    Kurdish Author Ava Homa Joins Host Susan Wingate on Dialogue!

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    ABOUT THE BOOK - DAUGHTERS OF SMOKE AND FIRE
    Set in Iran, this extraordinary debut novel takes readers into the everyday lives of the Kurds. Leila dreams of making films to bring the suppressed stories of her people onto the global stage, but obstacles keep piling up. Leila’s younger brother, Chia, influenced by their father’s past torture and imprisonment, and his deep-seated desire for justice, begins to engage with social and political affairs. But his activism grows increasingly risky, and one day he disappears in Tehran. Seeking answers about her brother’s whereabouts, Leila fears the worst and begins a campaign to save him. But when she publishes Chia’s writings online, she finds herself in grave danger as well.
    DAUGHTERS OF SMOKE AND FIRE is an evocative portrait of the lives and stakes faced by 40 million stateless Kurds and a powerful story that brilliantly illuminates the meaning of identity and the complex bonds of family, perfect for fans of Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner and Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun.
    ABOUT THE AUTHOR
    Ava Homa is a writer, journalist, and activist specializing in women’s issues and Middle Eastern affairs. She holds an MA in English and creative writing from the University of Windsor in Canada. Her collection of short stories, Echoes from the Other Land, was long-listed for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, and she is the inaugural recipient of the PEN Canada-Humber College Writers-in-Exile Scholarship. She was born and raised in the Kurdistan Province in Iran and now divides her time between Toronto and the Bay Area. Daughters of Smoke and Fire is her debut novel.

  • 00:30

    GLOBAL HOT TOPICS: My Befriending and Twinning initative for Uncle Same

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    My life journey from my little village in Ghana to medical school in Germany saw me interacting with human beings of various skin colours, languages, religious and political convictions-- from my own population group the Akans (Ghana), Ibos , Hausas and Yoruba( Nigeria), Germans, English, Americans (African and European). Working as a doctor in Ghana, Germany and the UK has also brought me in contact with virtually any variation of humanity populating the surface of the earth.
    Falling on my rich experience interacting with people of diverse, backgrounds, I set out in this programme to present my humble contribution towards the maintenance of harmony among  the various population groups of the US. 

  • 02:00

    B&E Tales from the Pages Welcomes Marie Amoruso and David Lewis Paget

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    On Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 4pm Eastern host Barbara Ehrentreu welcomes Marie Amoruso and David Lewis Paget. Mr. Paget lives in Australia and, unfortunately, we could not sync the time of the show to his time so he is going to be appearing by his readings and answers to questions I will read. Marie Amoruso does live close enough to be part of the show and she will be appearing live. Marie is a very dear friend who was my professor at Manhattanville while I was taking my Masters work. She inspired me to work with children who had reading difficulties. She is now a consultant and has written many books to help teachers with students who have learning disabilities. She is on the show because not only has she written a picture book but now she has a brand new memori, Avanti, which is about her family.  During this pandemic it is always fun to learn more about authors and poets you might not know. David Lewis Paget has written over ten books both poetry and fiction and non-fiction. He has a very interesting background I know you are going to want to hear about.I know that you are going to love this show. As always there might be some surprises and serious callers are welcome to call into the show to ask a question of our guest.

  • 01:02

    The Dysfunctional Dance of the Empath and Narcissist

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    Stop suffering! Listen to Off The Shelf Books Talk Radio on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 11am/EST (New York City time) to catch Dr. Rita Louise LIVE! Dr. Rita Louise and Off The Shelf radio host, Denise Turney, will explore how empaths (those kind, loving, thoughful people!) attract people suffering from narcissm, which sets the empath up for deep pain. When you listen to Off The Shelf Books Talk Radio on Saturday, September 12, 2020 not only will you learn how empaths attracts those with narcissm, you'll discover tips that could keep you from pulling someone with narcissm into your life. 
    Check out these specific topics that Dr. Rita Louise and books author and radio host, Denise Turney, will discuss during the feature radio interview on Saturday morning:
    Empath traits (how you could spot if you're an empath) Signs of narcissm How parenting styles influence a person becoming an empath or someone with narcissm Me-dom journey Energy healing Regardless of where you are in your life, you don't want to miss this show!
    Listener dial-in number:  (347) 994-3490
    Tell your family, friends, colleagues and neighbors to tune into Off The Shelf Books Talk Radio on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 11am/EST (New York City time)! You may walk away with the blessings that you've been looking for!
    Remember - Listener dial-in number:  (347) 994-3490

  • 01:32

    The New Panic Room Episode 203

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    Join James and Xtina on the Panic Room Radio Show as they talk with horror author Gerald Dean Rice. Don't miss the fun and shenanigans!

  • 01:30

    Let's Talk Too! Author Champagne & Natasha Garry

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    I'm your host
    Author Sharnel
    -Guests-
    Author- Champagne & Natasha:
    Champagne (A.K.A  Sharon Terry) was born and raised in Rochester, NY. She is an author, up-and-coming actress, entrepreneur, and model. She recently played Vanessa in a comedy by Unc Trent “I’ll Drink To That" and Web Series “In Between Jobs." Champagne is the author of her latest urban fiction release “The Goddess of Lust, Love, and Infatuation.” She was also a model for Vision Hair Salon in “The Night of Elegance” and has her own health and wellness company, B.O.S.S.
    Natasha Garry is a single parent who grew up in the city of Newark, New Jersey. After earning her GED, she went to college to continue her education with the study of communications and customer service relations. Later, she attended medical school twice, and then finally on to cosmetology school, obtaining degrees in both.

  • 01:25

    AMERICA ON TRIAL FOR REPARATIONS- AUDIO COMPOSITION-ULTIMATE SPOKEN WORD PARTY--

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    JOIN US ON THE FIRST STOP TONIGHT...A VIRTUAL LISTENING PARTY...THE AUDIO BEFORE THE BOOK AND DOCUMENTARY RELEASE...THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE OF SPOKEN WORD AND POETRY IN MOTION BY ACTIVIST, SPEAKERS, TEACHERS, MOTHERS, FATHERS, STUDENTS AND WORLD LEADERS.  THIS IS THE REVOLUTION...IN MOTION ALL THE WAY LIVE.....NOT TELEVISED...

  • 00:42

    Milford House Mysteries: An Interview with Joe Walters

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    On this episode of Milford House Mysteries, co-hosts Sherry Knowlton and J.M. West talk to Joe Walters, editor, marketer, publishing entrepreneur, and writer about the marketing aspect of book publishing. Walters will share his expertise on book marketing in general as well as some specific thoughts about the challenges of getting books noticed during the pandemic. Founder of Independent Book Review, he manages the acquisitions, services, and publication departments there. In addition to his work at IBR, he is a book marketing specialist for both Sunbury Press and Paper Raven Books. When he's not doing publishing work, he's working on his novella and trusting the process.
    Milford House Mysteries Hosts - Sherry Knowlton is the author of the Alexa Williams series of murder mysteries including Dead of Autumn, Dead of Summer, Dead of Spring, and Dead of Winter. Joan West is the author of the Carlisle Crime Cases series including Dying for Vengeance, Courting Doubt and Darkness, Darkness at First Light, Had a Dying Fall and Things Strangled

  • 01:21

    Conversations with Sapphire JBlue chats with Author Lyndell Williams

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    Queen of the Castle  -arika is happy living single. She loves her home—her castle—and is not looking for some man to try and take over everything she has built. When her best friend, Hafsah throws Aqil her way, Tarika makes it clear that she is not interested in the shy man, who barely speaks to her. When she needs his help after an accident, she allows Aqil and his daughter into her life, making it difficult to resist his sexy gray eyes and sultry smile. The more time she spends with him, the harder it is to keep her distance.
    Aqil planned to stay focused on rebuilding his life with his daughter after a messy divorce until he saw Tarika. He tries to maintain a respectful amount of space, but her confidence and beauty draw him in. He knows he has everything Tarika needs and gets closer to her, bringing them into a passionate abandon that can break down the walls of her inhibitions but may also shatter their lives.