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Comedian Sara Pascoe turns her attention to things that really matter to humans – sex, power and money. In this podcast series, Sara interviews people who have experience around sex work, stripping and porn. As an accompaniment to her book Sex Power Money, this series allows people who are so often talked about to speak for themselves, as well as exploring the history of whore stigma, the ramifications of our current laws around selling sex and the overt racism found in porn. Sara Pascoe is ...
 
We're not just book nerds. We're professional book nerds! We are staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks from public libraries and schools. It's our job to discuss books all day long so we thought, "Why not share the conversation!" Hear about the best books we've read, get recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. Titles discussed are available to borrow through public libraries. Get started readin ...
 
Welcome to The Doctor's Kitchen Podcast with Dr Rupy Aujla. Covering a range of topics from the principles of healthy eating to how to prevent and treat illness, Dr Rupy and his panel of experts draw on the latest research to give you actionable tips to help supercharge your health.What you choose to put on your plate is one of the most important health interventions anyone can make. Dr Rupy's cooksbook, The Doctor's Kitchen and his latest, Eat To Beat Illness, are out now all good bookshops ...
 
A book club with a twist - far from the norm! Aimed at those who want a refreshing insight into how the power and knowledge in books can be used and attributed to everyday scenarios and situations! Your favourite podcast team consisting of French, Poks and Mase breakdown books chapter by chapter so buckle up, enjoy the ride and don't be afraid to do what all good back seat drivers do by adding your two pence worth!
 
My Catholic Life! presents the beauty and splendor of our Catholic faith in a down to earth and practical way. These daily audio reflections come from the "Catholic Daily Reflections Series" which is available in online format from our website. They are also available in e eBook or paperback format. May these reflections assist you on your journey of personal conversion!
 
Voiced as an e-book, this podcast is a series of heart-felt letters addressed to Michelle Obama. In the letters, I discuss my past; from my rise out of poverty and abuse to the hallowed halls of academia and beyond. Along the way, I make history and encounter a number of celebrities. Join me on adventures that promise to be both heartbreaking and hilarious. Oh! Don't forget to check out, "Ep. Afterthoughts."
 
Do you want to learn how to write for children? The Institute of Children's Literature has taught hundreds of thousands of aspiring writers, and the director of ICL is the host of Writing for Children. Bestselling children's author Katie Davis focuses on the craft of writing for children: how to write a children’s book, how to write for children’s magazines, how to get paid, and get published. There are listener questions, with answers from the experts at the Institute, plus hard-to-find res ...
 
Orthodoxy is a book that has become a classic of Christian apologetics. In the book's preface Chesterton states the purpose is to "attempt an explanation, not of whether the Christian faith can be believed, but of how he personally has come to believe it." In it, Chesterton presents an original view of the Christian religion. He sees it as the answer to natural human needs, the "answer to a riddle" in his own words, and not simply as an arbitrary truth received from somewhere outside the bou ...
 
A podcast about the art and science of making books. Arthur Attwell speaks to book-making leaders about design, production, marketing, distribution, and technology. These are conversations for book lovers and publishing decision makers, whether you’re crafting books at a big company or a boutique publisher.
 
A Child’s History of England first appeared in serial form, running from January 25, 1851 to December 10, 1853 and was first published in three volume book form in 1852, 1853, and 1854. Dickens dedicated the book to “My own dear children, whom I hope it may help, bye and bye, to read with interest larger and better books on the same subject”. The history covered the period between 50 BC and 1689, ending with a chapter summarising events from then until the ascension of Queen Victoria.
 
The miniature novel Helsinkiin by Juhani Aho was published in 1889. A psychological novel about a young man’s stepping into adult life, it also touches the then heated language politics as Finnish was emerging as a language of academia in the bilingual country. Aho (1861 – 1921) was among the first professional writers in Finland. This reading is in Finnish.
 
Cymbeline is one of Shakespeare's late romances, which (like The Tempest and The Winter's Tale) combines comedy and tragedy. Imogen, the daughter of King Cymbeline of Britain, angers her father when she marries Posthumus, a worthy but penniless gentleman. The King banishes Posthumus, who goes to Rome, where he falls prey to the machinations of Iachimo, who tries to convince him that Imogen will be unfaithful. Meanwhile, the Queen (Imogen's stepmother) plots against her stepdaughter by trying ...
 
Polly Milton, a 14-year-old country girl, visits her friend Fanny Shaw and her wealthy family in the city for the first time. Poor Polly is overwhelmed by the splendor at the Shaws’ and their urbanized, fashionable lifestyles, fancy clothes and some other habits she considers weird and, mostly, unlikable. However, Polly’s warmth, support and kindness eventually win her the hearts of all the family members. Six years later, Polly comes back to the city to become a music teacher.
 
The Blackfeet were hunters, travelling from place to place on foot. They used implements of stone, wood, or bone, wore clothing made of skins, and lived in tents covered by hides. Dogs, their only tame animals, were used as beasts of burden to carry small packs and drag light loads. The stories here told come down to us from very ancient times. Grandfathers have told them to their grandchildren, and these again to their grandchildren, and so from mouth to mouth, through many generations, the ...
 
On Architecture is a treatise on architecture written by the Roman architect Vitruvius and dedicated to his patron, the emperor Caesar Augustus as a guide for building projects. The work is one of the most important sources of modern knowledge of Roman building methods as well as the planning and design of structures, both large (aqueducts, buildings, baths, harbours) and small (machines, measuring devices, instruments). He is also the prime source of the famous story of Archimedes and his b ...
 
Mary Everest Boole (1832-1916) was born Mary Everest in England and spent her early years in France. She married mathematician George Boole. She was the author of several works on teaching and teaching mathematics in particular. This short book, Philosophy and Fun of Algebra, is meant to be read by children and introduces algebra and logic. She uses the word “algebra” broadly, defining it as a “method of solving problems by honest confession of one’s ignorance”. Using this definition, Boole ...
 
The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book. The rise of the Persian Empire is chronicled, and the causes for the conflict with Greece. Herodotus treats the conflict as an ideologi ...
 
Niece and aunt duo, Jessen Judice and (author) Juliette Cross, bond over their shared love of romance novels, and want to include fellow romance enthusiasts in on the conversation. We started this podcast as a big middle finger to the stigma associated with reading and loving romance novels. We love to fangirl about our favorite books, authors, and characters and are challenging people to think of romance novels as more than just "mommy porn" - though there's nothing wrong with a copious amo ...
 
The Art of War is a 6th Century BC Chinese treatise on war and military strategy known for its timeless examples of strategy and planning. There is intense interest in this ancient work since it teaches how to be victorious in conflict and that the final victory ultimately is to see war as an effort to win minds and hearts rather than a mere acquisition of territory and wealth. The Art of War by Sun Tzu is a two thousand year old work, reputedly authored by a famous military general and stra ...
 
Over 1 billion dollars of vinyl records were sold last year. The Vinyl records industry died and now has risen again. Find out how you can continue or start to love vinyl records. How To Start Your Vinyl Record Business Ebook: https://amzn.to/2UTOM4d Everything is here if you want to sell or collect vinyl records. And it’s all fun! Take a listen. Listen today! Find Excellent Records at Our Store: https://www.discogs.com/seller/PowerRecords/profile Or Shop At Our Worldwide Location EStore: ht ...
 
In 1910, Baum hoped to end the Oz series and follow with a new series about a little girl named Trot and her sailor companion, Cap’n Bill. The Sea Fairies (1911) was the first book in the projected series and took Trot and Cap’n Bill under the sea where they had adventures with mermaids and other fantastic creatures. It was followed by Sky Island (1912) and then Baum returned to the Oz titles. He brought Trot and Cap’n Bill to Oz in the Scarecrow of Oz (1915).
 
A Damsel in Distress is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the U.S. on October 4, 1919 by George H. Doran, New York, and in the U.K. by Herbert Jenkins, London, on October 17 1919. It had previously been serialised in The Saturday Evening Post, between May and June that year.Golf-loving American composer George Bevan falls in love with a mysterious young lady who takes refuge in his taxicab one day; when he tracks her down to a romantic rural manor, mistaken identity leads to all ...
 
In this series we explore both new and classic cyberpunk books, going beyond Neuralmancer to make readers aware of more contemporary cyberpunk work with excerpts, interviews, and discussions about the sub-genre in general. --Hosted by Mark Everglade --www.markeverglade.com --Author of the cyberpunk / space opera novel, Hemispheres --https://www.amazon.com/Hemispheres-Mark-Everglade-ebook/dp/B08CJQT72W
 
A sailing memoir written by seaman and adventurer Joshua Slocum, who was the first person to sail around the world alone, documents his epic solo circumnavigation. An international best-seller, the book became a great influence and inspiration to travelers from each corner of the globe. Additionally, Slocum is an example that through determination, courage and hard work any dream can easily become a reality. Written in a modern and conversational tone, the autobiographical account begins wit ...
 
The small town of Shelby is shaken by a brutal murder. A man by the name of Etheridge was found beaten to death. A local inn-keeper, is convicted and executed for the crime. Many years later, "a woman in purple" shows up at the house of Ostrander, the respected judge who had sentenced the inn-keeper to be executed. This mysterious woman turns out to be the wife of the convicted man, but she does not believe he was guilty. She visits the Judge, to challenge him on his verdict. He listens to h ...
 
Daily Reflections on Divine Mercy: 365 Days with Saint Faustina. Reflections and prayers inspired by the Diary of Divine Mercy. The Diary of Saint Faustina is a spiritual treasure given to the Church by Jesus Himself through the humble instrumentality of a cloistered nun. It consists of Saint Faustina’s six handwritten notebooks revealing her faith and her daily encounters with our Lord. These short reflections were written to help you discover the spiritual wisdom revealed by Saint Faustina ...
 
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Our minds are a gift from God and one of the two primary ways we are made in His image and likeness. The other way is through the gift of our free will. But the intellect is an incredible gift that must be given to the work of God. It is good to pray that our Lord make our minds great, powerful and keen so that we may know Him, understand Him and c…
 
Jesus went up to the mountain to pray, and he spent the night in prayer to God. Luke 6:12 It’s a fascinating thing to think about Jesus praying all night. This act on His part teaches us many things just as it would have taught His Apostles. Here are a few things we can take from His action. First, it may be thought that Jesus did not “need” to pra…
 
Rachel Trotta talks about the essential process of making peace with your body. Episode 1159: Making Peace with Your Body by Rachel Trotta on The Paradox of the Perfect Body Rachel Trotta is a certified personal trainer, fitness nutritionalist, and health writer living in Red Bank, New Jersey, and helping clients all over the world. She loves helpi…
 
Evan Marc Katz discusses whether or not a rocky beginning guarantees a relationship without potential. Episode 817: Does A Relationship With A Bad Beginning Mean There's No Potential by Evan Marc Katz on Dating Insight Dating coach Evan Marc Katz has been billed as a “personal trainer for smart, strong, successful women,” helping singles find love …
 
Harry Stout of Financial Verse encourages a personal look at low interest rates. Episode 1327: What Low Interest Rates Mean to You by Harry N. Stout of FinancialVerse on Lower Cost Mortgage Expenses Harry N. Stout is an acknowledged senior leader in the global financial services business with experience in all key business areas with particular exp…
 
Benjamin Hardy discusses some special parts of goal-setting that no one talks about. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 1782: [Part 1] 3 Exciting Facts About Goals That No One Talks About by Benjamin Hardy on How To Pursue Your Goals Benjamin Hardy has been the top writer on Medium.com since late 2015. He focuses on self-improvement, motivation, and entr…
 
Michael Mehlberg teaches you how to cure uncertainty, lost focus and a lack of motivation in your business. Episode 027: The Cure for Uncertainty, Lost Focus, and Lack of Motivation in Your Business by Michael Mehlberg Michael Mehlberg is an entrepreneur and certified agile project manager who specializes in productivity and organization systems. H…
 
One motivation we should have for working diligently at spreading the Mercy of God is the reality of the Communion of Saints. Understanding this eternal communion will enable us to realize that what we do now we will rejoice in forever in Heaven. For example, if you go out of your way to share the Mercy of God with another and this Mercy is receive…
 
Again he said, “To what shall I compare the Kingdom of God? It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed in with three measures of wheat flour until the whole batch of dough was leavened.” Luke 13:20-21 Yeast is a fascinating thing. It is so small in size and yet has such a powerful effect upon the dough. The yeast works slowly and somewhat miracul…
 
Catherine of Common Sense Living discusses the all important topic of vulnerability. Episode 816: Vulnerability by Catherine of Common Sense Living on How To Create Better Relationships Catherine is a blogger and founder of Common Sense Living. She enjoys cooking, reading and has recently rediscovered a love for writing which inspired her to start …
 
Tania Brown with Financial Finesse talks about how to make early retirement a reality. Episode 1326: How To Make Early Retirement A Reality For You by Tania Brown with Financial Finesse on Retiring Early After years in the financial services industry, Liz Davidson became disgusted with how many people were being sold financial products and services…
 
Jay and Heather Harrington of Life and Whim discuss the many benefits of living a life with less. Episode 1781: Minimalism, Tidying Up, & the Most Important Benefit Behind the Less is More Movement by Jay & Heather Harrington Jay and Heather Harrington are the husband and wife team behind Life and Whim. They started Life and Whim after moving their…
 
Jess Chua with Inner Life Goals shares 5 tips for introvert entrepreneurs. Episode 026: 5 Tips for Introvert Entrepreneurs by Jess Chua of Inner Life Goals on Entrepreneurship Techniques by Personality Jess Chua is a blogger and content specialist living in Southwest Florida. She is currently working on her first non-fiction book for introverts. Sh…
 
Ep. #491 -- On today's episode, Jill sat down with author Erin A. Craig to talk about their shared love of Daphne Du Maurier's classic Rebecca and other Gothic horror novels. Other books discussed in this episode: Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware The Turn of the Screw …
 
Emma Hogan with Les Mills reminds us that if our minds need a break, then our bodies probably do too. Episode 1158: If Your Mind Needs A Holiday, Your Body Might Need A Break Too by Emma Hogan with Les Mills As Les Mills Creative Director, Diana works with fitness professionals, exercise scientists and a global tribe of instructors to shape the mus…
 
It is actually quite consoling to have someone with whom you can reveal the depths of your soul. This sort of confidant is a great blessing when absolute confidentiality, mercy and understanding are offered. Speaking even of your sins without hesitation can bring much healing when the person with whom we share these things responds with perfect lov…
 
Jesus was teaching in a synagogue on the sabbath. And a woman was there who for eighteen years had been crippled by a spirit; she was bent over, completely incapable of standing erect. When Jesus saw her, he called to her and said, “Woman, you are set free of your infirmity.” He laid his hands on her, and she at once stood up straight and glorified…
 
With the release of season 11 coinciding with black history month (UK), we thought it only right to review a book showcasing the power and strength of the black mind in turning a negative situation into a positive outcome.Dope Black Boy to Rich Black Man is a true story based on Christopher Freeman - a young kid who grew up in poverty and quickly l…
 
JL Collins of JLCollinsNH.com teaches us how to select our asset allocation. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 1325: [Part 2] Stocks - Part XXIII: Selecting Your Asset Allocation by JL Collins on Total Stock Market Index Investing Mr. Collins is a senior executive with extensive P&L experience and a proven track record of growing revenue and profitabili…
 
Dominique Alessi eases our perceptions of laziness. Episode 1780: Laziness Is Less Of A Thing Than You Think by Dominique Alessi on Finding Your Values & Living Mindfully Dominique Alessi is a former ballerina, a software project manager, and a wellness coach. Although she was interested in health for a long time, it took years of anxiety and burno…
 
Neil Patel wastes a lot of money on buying Facebook fans and has no intention of stopping. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 025: [Part 2] I Waste $12,512 a Day on Facebook Fans, & I’m Not Going to Stop. Here’s Why by Neil Patel Neil Patel is a New York Times Bestselling author. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web, Forbes says …
 
Ben Greenfield encourages us to reflect on what our gravestones will read. Episode 1157: What’s Going To Be Written On Your Gravestone by Ben Greenfield Fitness on Finding Your Purpose for A Healthy Life Author of the New York Times Bestseller, Beyond Training, Ben Greenfield’s balanced approach to fitness, nutrition and health comes from his exten…
 
The words of truth, spoken from the Heart of our Lord, bring joy to our lives and rejuvenate our spirits. When you hear these words of truth, take them in and act on them, you are set free from the burden of error and may experience a certain lightness of spirit and refreshment. However, the opposite is true also. When you listen to an error, take …
 
“Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” Matthew 22:36 This question was posed by one of the scholars of the law in an attempt to test Jesus. It’s clear, from the context of this passage, that the relationship between Jesus and the religious leaders of His time was beginning to become contentious. They were beginning to test Him and…
 
JL Collins of JLCollinsNH.com teaches us how to select our asset allocation. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 1324: [Part 1] Stocks - Part XXIII: Selecting Your Asset Allocation by JL Collins on Total Stock Market Index Investing Mr. Collins is a senior executive with extensive P&L experience and a proven track record of growing revenue and profitabili…
 
Adi Redzic shares a birthday lesson. Episode 1779: A Birthday Lesson by Adi Redzic on How To Be Courageous & Be Your Authentic Self Adi Redzic is an award-winning life, business, and leadership coach, entrepreneur, author of two books, and motivational speaker. From a war-torn childhood to meetings at The White House, Adi has proven the possibility…
 
Neil Patel wastes a lot of money on buying Facebook fans and has no intention of stopping. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 024: [Part 1] I Waste $12,512 a Day on Facebook Fans, & I’m Not Going to Stop. Here’s Why by Neil Patel Neil Patel is a New York Times Bestselling author. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web, Forbes says …
 
Dr. Margaret Rutherford offers strategies to find your own critical voice about negative body image. Episode 1156: Three Ways to Fight Your Own Critical Voice About Your Body by Dr. Margaret Rutherford Dr. Margaret Rutherford has been a psychologist in private practice for over twenty-five years. She’s the author of “Perfectly Hidden Depression”, a…
 
TIPS FOR YOUR MYSTERY OPENING CHAPTERS The first page of your mystery needs to intrigue your reader. It has to pull them in and make them wonder what’s going on or who did it. Today we bring you tips for your first pages from author Chaunie Bruise. Check out our amazing self-led course, Revision Power at writingforchildren.com/revisionpower…
 
One unfortunate tendency within our fallen human nature is to “murmur” about another. It’s like a virus in that once someone starts, it passes to others quickly. Before you know it, many can be spreading rumors and gossip not based in truth, or truths not spoken in charity. This can be very painful to the person who the murmuring is about. We see t…
 
“‘For three years now I have come in search of fruit on this fig tree but have found none. So cut it down. Why should it exhaust the soil?’ He said to him in reply, ‘Sir, leave it for this year also, and I shall cultivate the ground around it and fertilize it; it may bear fruit in the future. If not you can cut it down.’” Luke 13:7-9 This is an ima…
 
Jeff Rose shares some obvious ways that we can build wealth. Episode 1323: 3 Utterly Obvious Ways To Build Wealth by Jeff Rose of Good Financial Cents on Frugality & Debt Payoff Jeff Rose, CFP® is a Certified Financial Planner™, founder of Good Financial Cents, and author of the personal finance book Soldier of Finance. Jeff is an Iraqi combat vete…
 
Cara Harvey of A Purpose Driven Mom tells busy mothers how they can find time to read. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 815: [Part 2] How to Find Time To Read As a Busy Mom by Cara Harvey of A Purpose Driven Mom on Motherhood Self Care Cara Harvey is a wife, mom, online mentor and woman of God. She has been married to her husband, Ron, for 3 years and …
 
Shirley of Daring Living tells us how we can pick ourselves up after a fall. Episode 1778: How to Pick Yourself Back Up After a Fall by Shirley of Daring Living on How To Build Resiliency Shirley is a Certified Life Coach who helps driven women create joy and success through brain-based coaching, self compassion, and emotional resilience. The origi…
 
Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job compares working a day job and owning one's own business. Episode 023: The Tradeoffs Of Owning Your Own Business Vs Working A Day Job by Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job carries both a bachelors and a masters degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, but spent …
 
Ask Dr. Neal your question about health, nutrition, diet, fitness, and more here: http://OLDPodcast.com/ask or call: 614-568-3643 Episode 1155: Q&A - Intermittent Fasting Before Working Out - Not Eating Breakfast Before a Work Out The original post is located here: https://oldpodcast.com/breakfast-debate-what-should-i-eat-skip-carbs/ Please Rate & …
 
Have you ever, while banging out a document of any kind in Word or Pages or whatever, thought to yourself “Dang, this would be so much easier if ______.” Every writer has been there, but only a few rare souls actually go on to “I am going to make something that does that, darn it.” Jacob Wright is that rare soul. Once upon a time, while drafting hi…
 
All of creation is capable of reflecting the glory and workings of God. God is the wisdom behind the Universe, setting all its laws in order and guiding all things perfectly. We only need to spend time meditating upon the laws of nature to perceive the laws of grace which they reflect. For example, take the morning dew. It arrives silently and with…
 
Jesus said to the crowds, “When you see a cloud rising in the west you say immediately that it is going to rain–and so it does; and when you notice that the wind is blowing from the south you say that it is going to be hot–and so it is. You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky; why do you not know how to int…
 
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