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Booktalking "The Mentor Myth" by Debby Carreau

Mentors can assist you with charting your career path, but you must remain at the helm of your life and career.Read More ›

Booktalking "Dangerous Instincts" by Mary Ellen O'Toole

Individuals with antisocial personality disorder lack empathy for others, and they are concerned solely with their own desires and needs. Read More ›

Nice Companies Finish First by Peter Shankman

Being nice may actually help companies get ahead: happy customers are good for business.Read More ›

Booktalking "A Fractured Mind" by Robert Oxnam

This is the true story of someone with Dissociative Identity Disorder.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Running Dream" by Wendelin Van Draanen

Jessica dreams of running, and the track team of raising enough money for her prosthetic leg.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Art of Being Normal" by Lisa Williamson

Two kids learning about themselves and how they fit in the world.Read More ›

Summer Reading Kickoff 2016 at Edenwald

The kickoff event in the Bronx featured singing, dancing, and of course—reading.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Half Life of Molly Pierce" by Katrina Leno

A fascinating and realistic portrayal of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID).Read More ›

Booktalking The Prison Book Club by Ann Walmsley

A woman's discoveries while volunteering in a prison book club.Read More ›

Booktalking "If I Was Your Girl" by Meredith Russo

Andrew Hardy awakens in a hospital bed in the aftermath of his suicide attempt. If being a boy caused him to want to die, perhaps there is a different reality in store for him. Read More ›

SIBL's April 2016 Financial Planning Day in Retrospect

Recap of the classes offered on job hunting, Social Security, asset allocation, and wills at the last event. Read More ›

Booktalking "The Road to You" by Alecia Whitaker

Bird Barrett is the latest country music sensation. She lives and breathes words mingled with acoustics.Read More ›

Booktalking "How To Make Your Money Last" by Jane Bryant Quinn

Transitioning towards retirement can be a surprisingly difficult process. It can be inspiring and exhilarating to imagine all of the possibilities that life offers to you, but it can be strange and disconcerting to take on a new life and new activities.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Seven-Day Weekend" by Ricardo Semler

Semco is a Brazilian company that breaks all of the rules.Read More ›

Booktalking "Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco" by Judith Robbins Rose

The race to survive and save her mama dominates Jacinta's young life.Read More ›

Booktalking "Backlash" by Sarah Darer Littman

Next door neighbors Bree and Lara used to be BFFs... until about a year ago. Read More ›

Booktalking "Gold Medal Summer" by Donna Freitas

Joey Jordan is in love with gymnastics. The sport is her hope, her soul and her life. Read More ›

Booktalking "Leadership BS" by Jeffrey Pfeffer

Managing emotional expression may be the key to social mobility and attaining higher-paying careers. Leaders are not always modest because they must display confidence.Read More ›

Booktalking "Every You, Every Me" by David Levithan

Evan cannot escape Ariel's memory: the way she smiled, the moments that they shared together, what she meant to him. Could he have done more? Read More ›

Teen Author Festival 2016: Authors in Conversation

Teen Author Festival NYC is a week-long event that occurs in March of every year. It was great to see so many authors together engaged in a discussion about their craft.Read More ›
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