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“Fear” Strikes Out in Small West Virginia Library Flap

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As Fear, Bob Woodward’s new book about the first year of the Trump administration, climbs to the top of non-fiction bestseller lists, The Washington Post has published a story about a library in a small West Virginia town of 600 that has chosen not to carry the book, despite apparent objections from residents on Facebook. According to the article by Ron Charles, Donna Crocker, director of the Morgan County Public Library in Berkeley Springs, confirmed that the library does not carry Fear, but she declined to answer any questions about her decision. “I don’t want to get in the middle of that,” Crocker tells the Post. “We have other Trump books.” Berkeley Springs is the county seat of Morgan County,…

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Was Embattled Ex-Trump Aide Sam Nunberg’s Media Meltdown a Plea for Help Or a Pitch for a Book Deal?

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It was the s*** show everyone was either watching, tweeting or talking about in real time from 2:30 pm on Monday until late into the night. Former Trump aide, employee and campaigner, Sam Nunberg had a major media meltdown across five shows on two cable news networks and several local TV news programs in NYC and elsewhere. He also, reportedly, contacted every journalist who mentioned his name on social media, many of whom tweeted in disbelief that he had contacted them. Nunberg’s tirade was being discussed and analyzed on just about every network covering politics and pop culture. The one place he was not seen was on FOX News, which chose to cover Sunday night’s Oscar ratings, instead. If you…

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Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Fisher, Reality Stars and More:  50+ Memoir Deals for Under $16 

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Are you interested in reading about how some of your favorite actors and musicians became famous? Or maybe you want to know what it’s like to grow up in the White House. Whatever your interest, there is definitely a personal story here that will not only be worth your dollar, they may even inspire you to write your own! Here’s a great list of over 50 memoirs for Kindle, all under $16 (and some are even free)!   Famous Icons Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen Becoming Grandma, Lesley Stahl Turning the Tables, Teresa Giudice The Princess Diarist, Carrie Fisher The Heroin Diaries, Nikki Sixx Unqualified, Anna Faris Growing Up Fisher, Joely Fisher Whoa, Baby!, Kelly Rowland We’re Going to Need…

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TGIT Recaps – What to Expect From Your Fave Shonda Shows

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Warning: Major spoilers for the latest episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder ahead! Last Thursday was the ABC winter finales of all of our favorite Shonda Rhimes shows – otherwise known as TGIT. Thank goodness it was Thursday, indeed. The winter finale event kicked off with Grey’s Anatomy at 8PM, Scandal at 9PM, and How to Get Away with Murder at 10PM. Each show promised to deliver on the drama and reveals, leaving us waiting with baited breath for new episodes to return January 26th. And we weren’t disappointed. From characters getting shot to blood-soaked helicopters, last night was a real rollercoaster – and exactly what you would expect from a Shondaland production. Gif…

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‘First, Be a Lady:’ The Impact of FLOTUS on American Politics

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Political scientists have failed to recognize the political importance of the president’s spouse. While the evolving role of the first lady over time from White House hostess to presidential advisor has been documented in historical narratives and news articles, the tremendous responsibility placed on her office to communicate the president’s message and shape his public image has received little attention according to Lauren A. Wright, Ph.D. in her book ON BEHALF OF THE PRESIDENT: Presidential Spouses and White House Communications Strategy Today. This responsibility has increased markedly in the last three presidential administrations, illustrated by the fact that Michelle Obama made more speeches and major public appearances in her first six years in office than any first lady in history.…

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From Obama to Trump (and Everything in Between): 2017 Election Day New Releases

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Since last November, Presidential politics and elections have been on everyone’s mind. Regardless of which side of the political aisle you fall, each of us has pondered the future of American politics and whether or not our democracy can withstand the impact of foreign intrusion and maintain its integrity for future generation. As voting citizens, we have the right to explore our political options and vote for the candidate we best see fit to lead our nation.  However, much can be learned from critical analysis and study of the political process. Today is yet another election day, and we will once again be deciding the very fate of the union. The majority of the races are for local candidates, but…

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