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Happy New Year! By Barbara E. Friesner Did you notice the energy in the air right after Labor Day?  It was really palpable here in NYC.  Everyone just somehow seemed to walk a little lighter!  Maybe it’s that this was such a miserable summer that people were just relieved that it was over.  Or maybe it’s the start of a new year!  Sure, I know people think January 1st is the start of the new year but September and a new school year always marked a fresh new beginning for me.  I loved going back to school . . . .  Seeing old friends; meeting new ones; new classes; new teachers; all the... (Read More ...)

Fifty and Fabulous! The Best Years of a Woman’s Life Author: Jaki Scarcello www.fiftyfab.com Reviewed by: Anne Holmes for the NABBW Author Jaki Scarcello is on a mission to challenge and enhance our perspective on growing older. This book began as a series of interviews with women ages 45 to 102 in five countries. Their wisdom provides its foundation. As Scarcello tells the reader at the front of the book: “A few years ago I began to interview interesting women who were nearing or passing the age of 50. I started the project for a variety of reasons, in response to circumstances in my professional... (Read More ...)

CD: “I’ll Be Seeing You” Artist: Vicki  Lynn King Reviewed by: Anne Holmes for the NABBW Vicki Lynn is an extremely versatile solo artist who can sing any style of music. With “I’ll Be Seeing You”, her third album, she brings her sultry, bluesy voice to a collection of old standards that are irresistible! Here’s a chance to hear a real woman sing some of your favorites, including “When I Fall In Love,” “It Had To Be You,” “The Very Thought Of You,” and that venerable chestnut, “What A Wonderful World.” You may have first heard these songs performed by... (Read More ...)

REGISTER NOW! HERE ARE THE CALL IN DETAILS YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR! Join Us TOMORROW (Thursday October 28th) ! to learn about this vitally important topic: Three Mistakes Boomers Must Avoid When Starting a Business Thursday, October 28, 2010 7:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (4 PM Pacific) with Guest Expert Mary Beth Izard, Author of “BoomerPreneurs: How Baby Boomers Can Start Their Own Business, Make Money and Enjoy Life” REGISTER FOR THE CALL! Entrepreneur, author, consultant & professor emeritus of entrepreneurship,Mary Beth Izard knows about the challenges of starting a... (Read More ...)

HERE ARE THE CALL IN DETAILS YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR! Join Us as Dr. Dorree Lynn Reveals The Secrets of Sex So Good You Won’t Believe You Waited This Long to Enjoy It! Thursday, October 21, 2010 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (5 PM Pacific) with Guest Dr. Dorree Lynn, author of Sex for Grownups: Dr. Dorree Reveals the Truths, Lies, and Must-Tries for Great Sex After 50 REGISTER FOR THE CALL! Dr. Dorree is the founder and Editor-In Chief of FiftyandFurthermore.com, a lifestyle website that is known for offering sexy, savvy and sage advice for grownups over 50. She is also a practicing psychologist... (Read More ...)

Is Irritable Male Syndrome Wrecking Your Relationships?  3 Things You Must Do Now to Protect Yourself By Jed Diamond, Ph.D. Shortly after The Irritable Male Syndrome was published in 2004, I began to get letters from women all over the world who recognized themselves and the men in their lives in the stories I recounted in the book. This is typical of many I received: “Last month a man came home from work with my husband’s face but he did not act at all like the man I married.  I’ve known this man for 30 years, married 22 of them and have never met this guy before.  Angry, nasty, and... (Read More ...)

How to Write a Book of Expert Interviews By Ronda Del Boccio One of the easiest formulas for how to write a book is to interview experts in your niche or industry and create the book. And as easy as this is to do right, it’s easy to “mess up” as well. So let me show you how to create an interview book in a way that it truly drives people back to YOU and your business. The idea of an interview book is ” slap your forehead” simple. Simply record interviews with experts or industry leaders and turn those interviews into chapters of your book. I’ve seen interview... (Read More ...)

The Reindeer Keeper: Believe Again Barbara Briggs Ward with illustrations by Suzanne Langelier-Lebeda www.thereindeerkeeper.com Reviewed by:  Anne Holmes for the NABBW This story about kindergarten teacher Abbey, her lumberyard owner husband Steve and what happens to them when they move into a turn-of-the-century farmhouse  located on more than 120 acres “somewhere off County Route 12” is a Hallmark movie waiting to happen. As we meet them, they are walking their newly acquired property for the first time. It is a few days before Christmas, and they are hunting for the perfect Christmas... (Read More ...)

Water Running Downhill!  Words of Empowerment for Women in Midlife Author: Joan Ellen Gage http://waterrunningdownhill.com Reviewed by: Anne Holmes Joan Ellen Gage is a self-taught poet and photographer and this short book of her poetry is enhanced by her charming and creative photography. A dental hygienist by training, she says she was inspired to write this book, her first, by her patients, who have shared their stories with her over the years. “Water Running Downhill” urges us to dance to our music now, before all the water ends up at the bottom of the hill and it is too late... (Read More ...)

Wai-nani: High Chiefess of Hawai’i Her Epic Journey Linda Ballou http://www.LindaBallouAuthor.com Reviewed by: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This story of a Hawaiian woman of the 18th century, Wai-nani, is based upon the life of Hawaiian chiefess Kaahumanu. It is filled with vivid imagery and rife with details that make this time period come to life. I especially enjoyed the way the voice of the book reflects Hawaiian thinking and values. Hawai’i was a very different place in the late 1700s. Wai-nani is young, impetuous and rebellious. She is, as at home in the water as she is on land and often... (Read More ...)