BookTrib’s Bites: Health, Self-Help, Spiritual and Comedic


A Heart's Landscape“A Heart’s Landscape”

by Susan Lax

Unlock a moment of joy in each day no matter how challenging times may be. Let this beautiful collection of stories, poems and words from the garden of the author’s heart offer insight, comfort and healing.

Some days we find ourselves on autopilot, forgetting the preciousness of being and losing touch with our creative spirit. But on other days, our being fills with excitement. Author Susan Lax explores the gifts of awareness and encourages the reader to be present in the moment. Lax offers a path to an attentive heart. On every page, her words and timeless photographs meet your soul in the perfect place. In times of grief, illness or life transitions, you’ll find healing and strength within these pages. Purchase at

Schmooze: What They Should Teach at Harvard Business School“Schmooze: What They Should Teach at Harvard Business School”

by Cody Lowry

“Wow! Self-help and motivation for millennials, baby boomers, and everyone in between.”– Tim Gannon, co-founder of Outback Restaurants.

In this inspirational chronicle, entrepreneur Cody Lowry shares how the events in his life led him to become a motivational force in the lives of others. He’ll share how being raised by a single mother prepared him for an extraordinary life. His odd job stories will demonstrate how reinvention is always possible.

And with his marvelous storytelling technique, Cody will encourage readers to look at their lives differently. Through humorous, real-life stories, he’ll arm them with a new definition of the word “schmooze” that will empower them to unleash their full potential. Purchase at

Books of God“Books of God”

by Michael Haghighat 

There are approximately 4.4 billion Christians, Muslims and Jews. Wouldn’t it be awesome if their common beliefs rooted in their common God-given truths were represented in the global order by a world religious organization?

This book distills the common truths and fundamental differences of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The author believes the major religious institutions need to adopt a set of core principles based on our common truths and assert themselves as an active united front. In this global order, our major religious institutions can work as one united entity alongside our governments and major commercial enterprises to eradicate hunger, poverty, injustice, inequality, environmental degradation, greed, war and other evils. Purchase at

Laughing with Old AbeLaughing with Old Abe

by A.T. Kabambay

Abraham Lincoln is the most adored of all American presidents, but oddly enough, two of his unparalleled qualities have completely escaped scholars: of all the presidents, he is the greatest jokester and the most religious.

In this succinct biography of the 16th President of the United States — perhaps the funniest biography of all time — discover the most hilarious stories and anecdotes Lincoln has told or experienced in his lifetime. In this difficult time of the pandemic, economic uncertainty and global warming, enjoy the opportunity to laugh with Old Abe. Written by a passionate historian and researcher who specializes in American history, specifically Lincoln and the American Civil War. Purchase at

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