This is perhaps the most popular reading community. You can find a lot of free books on Goodreads. Though there are a lot of paid books as well, but this is an extremely popular app for those who want to get some of the best recommendations. You can access quotes, play trivia and even participate in giveaways as well. This is an online community where you can find almost every title and thus it is a paradise for readers.
ERIC THOMAS (web)
Renowned speaker, educator, author, activist and minister, Eric Thomas is rising to National prominence by delivering high energy messages that encourage people to live up to their full potential by breaking the cycles of crime, hopelessness and despair that many face daily. Known for his engagingly personal approach, his messages are both dynamic and inspiring. Formerly a high school dropout, he obtained his Masters degree in 2005 and is presently pursuing his PhD in Education Administration at Michigan State University. While consulting at Michigan State, he developed The Advantage Program, an undergraduate retention program targeting academically high-risk students of color. Eric’s representation of the merits of higher education, coupled with his knowledge of the pains of life, inspires people of all walks to break bad habits and reach for new levels of personal achievement.
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