Best Author Readings podcasts we could find (Updated June 2018)
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Reading Rockets' interviews with top children's book authors and illustrators are an excellent way to introduce students to those who create books kids know and love. Not just for children, these interviews are also enjoyed by parents, teachers, librarians, and other educators who appreciate the value of children's literature and get a kick out of putting a face and voice to the authors and illustrators whose work we enjoy. These interviews are available from ReadingRockets.org in audio and ...
 
Do you have a story inside you that you want to share with the world? Do you dream seeing your name on a bestseller cover? Do you have a special message to tell? If yes, then what are you waiting for?If the reason you have not written a book yet is that you have doubts or you simply don't know where to start, then this podcast is for you.Write 2B Read podcast is created to encourage and inspire writers to become authors. It will have very short episodes with tips, reflections and encourageme ...
 
Download (free!) recent author events and interviews, or or visit our website to learn about more events: www.skylightbooks.com
 
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Authors Read
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Looking for your next read? The Authors Read Podcast features authors reading from their books.
 
LRB-published writers read their own work, introduced by the editors of the London Review of Books. Recent podcasts have included Gillian Anderson reading Charlotte Brontë’s ‘Ingratitude’, Alan Bennett reading from his diary, Tariq Ali on his visit to North Korea and Jeremy Harding on migration. There’ll be something new every fortnight.
 
This very special abridged version was written and performed by Dickens himself during his American Tour of 1862. Without the more terrifying and dark elements of the full length novel, its hour and a half length, and its lighter, comedic style makes this a family listening experience suited for all ages. ( Michael Armenta)
 
Illuminating conversation about books and reading
 
"This short collection of 6 selected scenes from "David Copperfield" were abridged and performed by Dickens himself during his American Tour of 1867 and 1868."- Summary by Michael Armenta
 
NEW podcast from one of the nation’s premier independent bookstores, in Pennsylvania’s capital city. We proudly host national award-winning authors and emerging literary sensations for free public readings and book signings. Join us each week as we celebrate the essential role of literature in contemporary culture and engage the region’s vibrant literary and civic community in wide-ranging discussions on books, politics, society and the arts. SIGNED new releases by visiting authors are avail ...
 
Video documentaries of NEA Big Read authors talking about their work
 
Just the Right Book is a podcast hosted by Roxanne Coady, owner of famous independent bookstore R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT, that will help you discover new and note-worthy books in all genres, give you unique insights into your favorite authors, and bring you up to date with what’s happening in the literary world.
 
Interviews with Authors about their New Books
 
Twice a week or so, the London Review Bookshop becomes a miniature auditorium in which authors talk about and read from their work, meet their readers and engage in lively debate about the burning topics of the day. Fortunately, for those of you who weren't able to make it to one of our talks, were able to make it but couldn't get a ticket, or did in fact make it but weren't paying attention and want to listen again, we make a recording of everything that happens. So now you can hear Alan Be ...
 
Interviews with Scholars of Intellectual History about their New Books
 
Audio documentaries of NEA Big Read authors talking about their work
 
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Tea or Books?
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Simon (Stuck in a Book) and Rachel (Book Snob) debate the difficult decisions of books and reading.
 
Interviews with Scholars of Critical Theory about their New Books
 
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Scholastic Reads
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A podcast about the joy and power of reading, exploring topics that matter to parents, educators, and the reader in all of us
 
Interviewing authors about writing and creativity.
 
Take a journey into contemporary science fiction with our interviews of today's bestselling and award-winning authors. In recent episodes, we've discussed the science behind The Martian with Andy Weir, reincarnation with Claire North (The First Fifteen Live of Harry August), classic short fiction with the legendary Robert Silverberg, nanotechnology with PJ Manney ((R)evolution), what keeps people motivated when the world is coming to an end with Ben H. Winters (The Last Policeman), the chall ...
 
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Books and Boba
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This is a book club dedicated to books written by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander descent. We cover a wide range of genres including contemporary, historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, YA, nonfiction, thrillers, graphic novels, and memoirs.Every month, the hosts of the book club record a podcast episode to discuss the month's book. Members are strongly encouraged to share their thoughts on the monthly pick in the Goodreads forums.
 
Interviews with Scholars of Germany about their New Books
 
The Maine Humanities Council podcast includes readings, lectures, interviews, and other programs sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council and partners like the Portland Public Library.
 
Interviews with Scholars of Science, Technology, and Society about their New Books
 
My poems are inspired by people, places, life, death, ageing and sometimes by my life as a puppeteer’s daughter. I write in a variety of styles but mainly free verse.
 
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Reading Envy
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I'll have what you're reading!
 
Literary OG Sparky Sweets, PhD counts down the greatest works in the lit game with a fresh perspective – blending top-shelf literature with street certified insights. From the greatest playas to the worst baby mamas, this series features classic literature with an original gangster spin.
 
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Interlibrary Loan
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Three friends get together each week to read and discuss dense and rewarding books. Katie Sabo, Jon Cox, and Sky Swartout spend each week talking through a book chapter by chapter. A great book club experience, this show offers a conversational and fun way to read along!
 
Interviews with Scholars of America about their New Books
 
Interviews with Scholars of Genocide about their New Books
 
Books that kill whomever reads them, strange dolls that bring death wherever they go, and tales from men and women driven to the edge by madness, poverty, and guilt. These strange and varied stories are guaranteed to stay with you long after you've finished listening. New episodes the first Friday of every month.
 
Interviews with Scholars of Asian America about their New Books
 
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Book Talk
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Tune into Book Talk from Scottish Book Trust fortnightly for the best author interviews, book chat, discussions and news of events north of the border. Enjoy our back catalogue and get involved in Book Talk on our site: http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/booktalk.
 
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Wordslinger Podcast
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Kevin Tumlinson, Bestselling and Award-Winning Thriller Author, talks to authors and entrepreneurs to get their behind-the-scenes story. Each week, you can tune in to a full hour of wisdom and insight from some of the most intriguing people on the planet. It's all about the story here.
 
This account will host the audio recordings of University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum programs, maintained by WFPL-FM in Louisville, Kentucky.
 
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BITEradio.me
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www.BITEradio.me is home of the Bringing Inspiration To Earth Show where we focus on inspirational topics in the self-help, spiritual, Children's Corner and Environmental Awareness genres. Join Host, Robert Sharpe 3 days per week, Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Our show time may vary depending on guest availability. Check out our Calendar for upcoming programming. www.BITEradio.me/calendar.html
 
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Bookies
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This book club is a group of friends sitting around a table once a month. Reading some of the best paper back novels, ever published. We only read the very best written by the best minds in literature. If you like incredible stories with amazing characters, then this podcast is for you. Be warned there be spoilers pasted this point. We are going to be talking about the plots and events in the books we read fill free to play along. At the end of each episode we recommend books. Then we announ ...
 
illuminating conversation about books and reading
 
I interview Young Adult, YA, authors about their books. YA novels may be Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Adventure, Action, Horror, or General Fiction. We talk about the author's lives, locations, work, careers, training, education, inspiration, writing methods and routines.
 
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Wattpad's Podcast
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This is the official podcast channel of Wattpad (http://www.wattpad.com). We talk about stories we love, interview writers, trends, and what's happening in Wattpad HQ.
 
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I read you the best content on personal development, minimalism, productivity, and more, with author permission. Think of Optimal Living Daily as an audioblog or blogcast where the best blogs are narrated for you for free.
 
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Books and Authors
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This podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. In Open Book Mariella Frostrup talks to authors about their work. In A Good Read Harriett Gilbert discusses favourite books.
 
A feed of the reviews and listener submitted reviews of the Just One More Book!! children's book podcast.
 
Read along with the Sword and Laser book club! From classic science fiction to the latest gritty fantasy, we cover it. Subscribe for book discussions, author interviews, hot releases, and news from the genre fiction world!
 
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Book Club Girl
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Book Club Girl on Air brings you interviews with authors and book clubs from around the world.
 
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Telling of Tales
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Short stories, flash fiction and serials are given a weekly audiobook treatment by actor Magnus Sinding. Public Domain classics and online-published works side by side.
 
LRB-published writers read their own work, introduced by the editors of the London Review of Books. Recent podcasts have included Gillian Anderson reading Charlotte Brontë’s ‘Ingratitude’, Alan Bennett reading from his diary, Tariq Ali on his visit to North Korea and Jeremy Harding on migration. There’ll be something new every fortnight.
 
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Listen to the full audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Parfum Exotique (Easy French Poetry)Subtitle: Poetry Reading and Analysis in Easy FrenchAuthor: Charles BaudelaireNarrator: Camille Chevalier-KarfisFormat: UnabridgedLength: 37 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 06-14-16Publisher: French TodayRating ...…
 
Listen to the full audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Arcanum UnboundedSubtitle: The Cosmere CollectionAuthor: Brandon SandersonNarrator: Michael Kramer, Kate ReadingFormat: UnabridgedLength: 21 hrs and 32 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 11-24-16Publisher: OrionRatings: 5 of 5 out of 58 votesGenres: ...…
 
James Wood is The New Yorker’s chief literary critic, and the author of the new novel Upstate. He sits down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss the complicated legacies of Philip Roth and Tom Wolfe, whether a critical eye is helpful in fiction writing, and the complications involved in reading the novels of very bad men. Email: ask@slate.comTwitter: ...…
 
James Wood is The New Yorker’s chief literary critic, and the author of the new novel Upstate. He sits down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss the complicated legacies of Philip Roth and Tom Wolfe, whether a critical eye is helpful in fiction writing, and the complications involved in reading the novels of very bad men. Email: ask@slate.comTwitter: ...…
 
Show Highlights Flow meters are designed to measure how quickly water travels through a filtration system. This is useful for all sorts of recreational water facilities. Pools and spas have been using them for years. Often times health departments will require them for float tanks, as they help provide a certain level of assurance to the filtra ...…
 
On this episode of the Jim Fannin Show, I coach (live) three individual call-ins, who I’d never met before. With each “coaching” guest, we dive deep into tactics, tools and tips specific to each arena and goal. Luke is a hockey player immediately weighed down by the past each time he cycles out of the game. Andrew is a salesman and avid golfer ...…
 
CLL #1127 (feat. Shmuley Boteach w/ Dr. Bruce) 01/24/2000 – Monday Night Show Source – Lost Tape VHS (2018) A brand new source for a long lost episode. Who knows what happens on this episode, let’s all listen together and find out. From Wiki: Shmuel “Shmuley” Boteach (שמואל (שמולי) בוטח, /ˈʃmuːli boʊˈteɪ.ək/ SHMOO-lee boh-TAY-ək; born November ...…
 
Have you ever considered how your disadvantages might actually be advantages Ryan McRae’s blog The ADHD Nerd is an example of this. ADHD is Ryan’s challenge, and his website serves a real need for others. Launching his website has enabled him to help a niche audience and build a thriving community and business around it. But The ADHD Nerd wasn’ ...…
 
"Decide what you want to be -- and go be it!" ~Tequila Truck Habits2Goals welcomes back former co-host Henry J. Evans, a dynamic marketing expert, best-selling author, speaker and consultant on accountability, strategy execution and emotionally intelligent leadership. Henry discusses his reaffirmed belief in the PARR methodology and how importa ...…
 
Today’s author interview is with Siobhan Adcock, author of The Completionist. Included in Entertainment Weekly’s “10 prescient new feminist dystopias to read after The Handmaid’s Tale.” “Find her. You need to keep looking, no matter what. I’m afraid of what might’ve happened to her. You be afraid too.” After months of disturbing behavior, Gardn ...…
 
Amy Wax is the Robert Mundheim Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she specializes in social welfare law and policy as well as the relationship of the family, the workplace, and labor markets. She is the author of Race, Wrongs, and Remedies: Group Justice in the 21st Century. Professor Wax has become a controver ...…
 
Amy Wax is the Robert Mundheim Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she specializes in social welfare law and policy as well as the relationship of the family, the workplace, and labor markets. She is the author of Race, Wrongs, and Remedies: Group Justice in the 21st Century. Professor Wax has become a controver ...…
 
It’s a story that’s been told. Yet so many still believe there’s no reason to tell this story again. That’s complete bullshit. These stories need to be told, so that everyone can hear them and realize, that there are still many marriages where opposites do not attract but people are trying to play the game, just because society says – YOU CAN’T ...…
 
We discuss our growing appetite for Australian writing and how the ‘cultural cringe’ towards home-grown Aussie stories is a thing of the past. John brings 25 years of industry perspective to the mix, Ben brings meticulous research and interesting statistics, Bron brings a gen-Y perspective and Sarah sings her Aussie pride. Don't forget to join ...…
 
Jake Greene is a speaker, author, new media expert, and former business consultant to top companies such as Allstate, Hilton, and GameStop (among others). His newest book, Create Great Videos, was recently published this past April and is packed with inspiring examples of creatives making a difference with their content. It definitely worth pic ...…
 
The fabulous Vicki DeArmon of All Things Book joins us to talk about the publishing industry and what prospective authors need to know to succeed, and how to marshall your resources and see what you can do in the face of the short shelf life, unpredictable market, and changing, shortening seasons of the industry. We also talk about Book Expo Am ...…
 
This is our second year running our Christian reading challenge for women and our Christian reading challenge for men. And with it, we often get the question about reading fantasy, media choices, and how to approach this as Christians. That’s what we are chatting about today! Listen to the Podcast: We also recorded this blog post as an audio po ...…
 
Ramzy Baroud returns to the show to discuss his latest book, The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story, the propaganda coming from both the American and Israeli media, and the changing nature of the conversation around Palestine. Baroud, a harsh critic of Obama’s, Trump’s, and the United Nations’ strategies toward Israel, explains what the U.S. is do ...…
 
Discover how life would be different if you could read minds. Learn the importance of knowing your customer’s viewpoint. Learn some of the psychological secrets of business success from a mind reader Resources/Links: Think Like a Mind Reader Book thinklikeamindreader.com Summary Jonathan Pritchard is a professional communicator, touring mentali ...…
 
Rand Fishkin is the Founder of Moz and author of the new book 'Lost and Founder.' He is also the Co-Founder of SparkToro. Rand's new book reads part handbook for founders and a documentation of Rand's journey going from working for his Mother's ad agency to starting, then ultimately leaving Moz. In this episode, Rand opens up about writing the ...…
 
Bruce Ashford comments on what laws are really at play in the current immigration debate, and suggests changes. World Magazine's Janie B. Cheaney talks about reading to kids, our culture's view of the human body, and how God views it.
 
Timeline References Guest(s) Quotes Conversations Ideas Hosts As church and ministry leaders, we know that we need to partner with parents to better influence the life of a child. But where we sometimes miss the mark: There’s a difference between including parents, and making them feel invited and welcome to the party. On today’s episode of the ...…
 
Fluxus and a bit of Yoko Today we are looking at Fluxus a playful 1960’s radical experimental movement. It was Anti Art, it was more about life and the fact that anyone can be an artist and any action could be art. Thanks for downloading What constitutes Fluxus art? Fluxus is where art and life intersects, the artist Joseph Beuys once said “Eve ...…
 
A Father's Day Throwback from 2015's #DaddyManRadio where #DjSekoVarner interviews author Bobby Ray Huntley. Single mothers do it wrong (Mothers Please) - Raised by a single mother, author Rev. Bobby Huntley says "A Woman Can Not Teach A Boy How To Become A Man !" during this 10th episode of Daddyman Radio. Rev. Bobby Huntley, author of "Mother ...…
 
JR Forasteros is an author, pastor and podcaster in Dallas, TX. He serves as Catalyst Church’s teaching pastor and wants to be the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl when he grows up. His wife Amanda skates as Mother Terrorista for Assassination City Roller Derby. His book, /Empathy for the Devil/, is available from InterVarsity Press, and you can find h ...…
 
The issue of authority was big then as it is now. In our day people are taught to question authority. I suppose it has never been that much different. But that authority is a necessary element of civilized people is obvious to all but the basest of anarchists. The origin of authority is varied: There is enforced authority Such as that of the po ...…
 
Zach Lloyd is the owner of Lift Life Fitness and a contributing author at Watchfit.com. He is a performance coach who specializes in training motivated individuals through the process of becoming their healthy happiest self. He has personal training certifications, played on Nike’s basketball team, and worked along side physical therapists. He ...…
 
The Transparency Sale with Todd Caponi #221 Todd Caponi Is the former Chief Revenue Officer at Chicago’s PowerReviews. Todd is in the process of authoring a new book titled “The Transparency Sale”. This book is in response to the changing influence of social media in selling and the failure of former challenger sale strategies. Todd has held le ...…
 
In this episode of this series, we are talking to Tyson Dever, author of Trauma is a Team Sport, about life after the unexpected happens. As a young adult, Tyson's life was forever changed after a distracted driver of a fully-loaded cement truck hit his car. This car accident left him paralyzed from the waist down, and changed any plans he had ...…
 
Welcome to This Week's Spa it Girl Talk Show PODCAST on iTunes Episode 14: Healthy Eating & Wellness Tips Anyone Can Do with Fiona Tuck, Nutritionist and Inspiring #GIRLBOSS Yvette Le Blowitz, Host of the Spa it Girl Talk Show PODCAST on iTunes shares this: I had the absolute pleasure of catching up with Fiona Tuck who has over 25 years of expe ...…
 
Before April 1954, there was a universal belief that man was not physically capable of running a mile in less than four minutes. This was accepted beyond doubt because many people who had tried failed. It was believed therefore that it was not possible for anyone to do it.Roger Bannister, broke the record and run a mile in less than four minute ...…
 
The Nitty Gritty How Lauren and Jason Pak, cofounders of Achieve Fitness, use their Instagram to educate and inspire their audience — and why they chose Instagram as Achieve Fitness’ main marketing platform What their weekly social media schedule looks like and how they plan, create, and edit that content How the first four years of business he ...…
 
Remember when we would watch in awe as Americans were lifted into space? What pride we all had in NASA and our country’s scientific greatness. While we still send astronauts to the International Space Station, courtesy of the Russian government(imagine that), but as Neil DeGrass Tyson said ‘going where man has gone many times before’. So where ...…
 
Today I chatted with one of my favorite authors of paranormal romance, Rebecca Zanetti. Her new release VAMPIRE’S FAITH is a great entry point for readers who are new to the Dark Protectors series—you can just jump right in without having to read the earlier books—and fans of the series will see some new faces as well as some old friends. Rebec ...…
 
I read a book this week called “Girlfriend in a Coma” and I’m still reeling from finishing it. It kinda fucked my brain in ways I wasn’t expecting – despite it being written by my favorite author, Douglas Coupland.Anyway, this has been a hard week. I promise after this week I’m gonna stop navel-gazing, but it’s all I wanted to write this week. ...…
 
This week, we are joined by Michael Wiseman, host of the new podcast “The Bible Says What?” We’ll let him tell about himself in his own words:“I was raised in a Christian home. Left religion in my late teens but held onto the fear I was indoctrinated with for a long time. One day I picked up the bible and read it and research it. I started writ ...…
 
https://improveyourhabits.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/A-Short-Story-of-Stealing-Fire-by-Steven-Kotler-Jamie-Wheal.m4a A Short Story of Stealing Fire by Steven Kotler & Jamie Wheal The sun is below the horizon on the east, the sound of rain and chims increase as my eye lids break from being shut for hours. I reach over and shut off my alarm, ...…
 
Jeanne Bliss pioneered the role of the Chief Customer Officer, holding the first ever CCO role for over 20 years at Lands’ End, Microsoft, Coldwell Banker and Allstate Corporations. Reporting to each company’s CEO, she moved the customer to the strategic agenda, creating transformational changes to each brands’ customer experience. She has driv ...…
 
Welcome to Attorney Heart, the podcast focused on bringing awareness to and promoting attorney well-being! In the next Attorney Heart episode, Michelle Kuo (attorney, professor, and author) shares her story of how she worked as a teacher in Helena, Arkansas for Teach for America. During her term as a teacher Michelle decided to go to law school ...…
 
In this episode, I discuss a few reasons why your calls aren't working for you. If you haven't joined my #ATSBusinessUniversity community, you need to jump on it ASAP! By joining #ATSBusinessUniversity you will put yourself on the fast track to becoming a millionaire, you get more than 9 trainings a week, including business, marketing, and sale ...…
 
This is one of the most inspiring stories of Faith I have ever heard in my life. En'Ante Pearl shares his story of going from poverty, being abused as a kid, and living with foster parents the majority of his childhood to becoming a business owner, mentoring kids, and building homes for habitat for humanity. Share this podcast with someone who ...…
 
Michele Pariza Wacek (PW) is the best-selling author of the “Love-Based Business” series of books that share how you can sell more with love and build a solid, profitable business on a foundation of love versus a foundation of fear. Copywriting Is In Her DNA! When she was 3 years old, she taught herself to read because she wanted to write stori ...…
 
Pulitzer Prize winning Irish poet Paul Muldoon discusses everything from the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland to Rudy Giuliani to what people expect from poetry. Muldoon is the author of over thirty collections and the recipient of numerous awards, including the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Griffin Poetry Prize. Muldoon, born in County Armagh in Northe ...…
 
Our Quick Daily Devotion this morning comes from Acts 8:27-38 (NKJV) 27 So he arose and went. And behold, a man of Ethiopia, a eunuch of great authority under Candace the queen of the Ethiopians, who had charge of all her treasury, and had come to Jerusalem to worship, 28 was returning. And sitting in his chariot, he was reading Isaiah the prop ...…
 
The Mission to the Stars series about faster-than-light (FTL) travel begins with a family tragedy. Married couple Jeff and Jennifer Bindl are killed while testing the first spaceship designed for FTL speed. When news of the ship's demise reaches Earth, the Bindls' four sons are left to carry on the mission started by their parents through their ...…
 
I recently read a book where the author suggested that you replace old, negative, condemning thoughts about yourself with new, positive, encouraging thoughts and thereby raise your sense of self-esteem. She believes that by visualizing what you want your life to be, you can change it. But I have found that thinking positively about myself is si ...…
 
Learn how to come alive as an expert, get leads, and unlock your voice with podcasting guru Jeff Large in this episode of LMScast. Today Chris Badgett of the LifterLMS team and Jeff Large get into how podcasting is a great form of media for you to consider using to generate leads and build trust with customers. Jeff is a professional podcaster ...…
 
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