Category Archives: Bob’s Books

Basketballer scores with “irredeemable” kids

LeBron James is a basketball legend, despite a terrible start in life. His education was disrupted because he and his mother were effectively homeless — but, thanks to a number of mentors, he surmounted his difficulties, and built a great … Continue reading

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Brag: member of the week, NFAA

The NFAA is the Nonfiction Authors’ Association. I am a member because I review books for them. They have just notified me that I am their member of the week, featuring my book, From Depression to Contentment. Please spread the … Continue reading

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Tolerance works

To quote Syliva Kryz from Hit and Run, “Hate begets hate, vengeance only leads to vengeance, violence feeds on itself. Only love can stop the endless cycle. Only love can turn hate into love.” A rule of the universe is, … Continue reading

Posted in Bob's Books, compassion, philosophy, politics, Psychology

March is National Reading Month

Or so my friend Michael Thal has told me. Michael is the author of several fine books for young people, and refers to himself as “Pop.” I guess that saves several letters when compared to my title of Professional Grandfather, … Continue reading

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Following from yesterday …and on Google Play Bookstore

What a strange name for an online bookshop, but who am I to argue? Right now, From Depression to Contentment is on special for $4.50. Not bad for, basically, ten years’ work.

Posted in Bob's Books, Psychology

Why did I emphasise reincarnation in From Depression to Contentment?

The positive, powerful reviews for From Depression to Contentment: A self-therapy guide are coming in. Several reviewers are people I respect, and even consider them to be among my teachers. And three of them have questioned my focus on reincarnation … Continue reading

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Do you want to read on?

This is the start of my current work, the fifth volume of The Doom Healer. I’d be very grateful for your feedback. Even if you know nothing about what went on in the first four volumes, does it grab you? … Continue reading

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Featured in news report

Please have a look at a report in Mountain Views Mail concerning my just-published book, From Depression to Contentment: A self-therapy guide.

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School dragon at New Book Review

Theresa Hortley is a formidable lady who has no fear in fronting up to high school students. Me, I’d rather wrestle with a tiger snake than be a high school teacher. She is also one of my faithful beta readers. … Continue reading

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From Depression to Contentment is NOW AVAILABLE

Galloping climate change… Pesticides leading to extinctions… Hate and division and insane politicians… You’d need to be crazy to stay sane in today’s world. Fortunately for me, I have a set of tools to stop me from jumping off the … Continue reading

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