Niver In PRINT: Blog Bytes July 2022 Jewish Journal

Niver In PRINT: Blog Bytes July 2022 Jewish Journal

Thank you to the Jewish Journal for publishing me online for over a decade. Since they resumed print publication in Fall 2021, I have been in the Blog Bytes section more than twenty-one times! Here are the three issues that I was in during July 2022: Jewish Journal July 1, 2022: p. 36 From my … Continued

Why We Travel: 100 Reasons to See the World 

Do you wonder why we travel? Find 100 reasons to see the world in Patricia Schultz’s new book! I have been fortunate to meet her in Los Angeles at several travel events and always learn more from the author of the New York Times bestselling series, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die! Why We … Continued

Thank you Los Angeles Press Club! 2022 Gala

Thank you Los Angeles Press Club! I am honored that from 2017 to 2022, in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, I have won five times and been a finalist twenty times for a variety of broadcast, print and digital categories! Embed from Getty Images The Los Angeles Press … Continued

I am a 2022 Southern California Journalism Awards Finalist!

Thank you Los Angeles Press Club and Southern California Journalism Awards! I am honored to be a finalist for Book Critic! 2022 Finalist: 64th annual Southern California Journalism Awards B13. CRITICISM OF BOOKS FINALISTS: Lisa Niver, Thrive Global John Freeman, Alta Journal M.G. Lord, Los Angeles Times David L. Ulin, Alta Journal Chris Willman, Variety … Continued

Our Stories Matter: How Writing Can Heal Our Hearts

Thank you to Holly Corbett and Consciously Unbiased for publishing my article: “Our Stories Matter: How Writing Can Heal Our Hearts“ During the past two years of the COVID roller coaster, life has been more obviously uncertain. Anna Quindlen’s newest book, Write for Your Life, suggests that “it [is] possible to be in a dreadful situation … Continued

Staying SAFE while TRAVELING

Jeff Blumenfeld shares an excerpt from his book, Travel With Purpose: Inspiring Stories of Everyday People Who  Travel the World to Make a Difference … And How You Can Too, how you can stay safe while traveling: Stay Safe Out There Excerpted from “Travel With Purpose: A Field Guide to Voluntourism” (Rowman & Littlefield 2019), … Continued

My Favorite Reese’s Book Club Books

I love books! I was an early reader and often was reading more than one book at a time growing up. One of my most favorite places to go as a child and as an adult is to the library. I appreciate all the book selections in Reese’s Book Club and have written about many … Continued

Book Launch for Brad Listi: Be Brief and Tell Them Everything

Be Brief and Tell Them Everything by Brad Listi “A darkly funny meditation on creativity and family. The life of an author who is struggling to write his next novel & understand his son’s disabilities, set against a backdrop of escalating human insanity in contemporary Los Angeles.” Twelve years in the making, Brad Listi read … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel