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Mailbox Monday

Peter Pan, narrated by Lily Collins, and published by Audible, landed in my mailbox. It’s always interesting to look at the classics you read as a kid when you have a lot more life experience:) The first time I read … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: One Breath: Freediving, Death, and the Quest to Shatter Human Limits

Here is the description from Amazon: “One Breath is a gripping and powerful exploration of the strange and fascinating sport of freediving, and of the tragic, untimely death of America’s greatest freediver. Competitive freediving – a sport built on diving … Continue reading

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Superbowl 2017 – Dear Kitten Regarding the Big Game

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*Expired*FREE Ebook Emeralds, Diamonds, and Amethysts January 29 through February 2

You can download a free copy of Emeralds, Diamonds, and Amethysts from January 29 through February 2. Here’s the description from Amazon: AVAILABLE SEPARATELY FROM MAGICAL COOL CATS MYSTERIES BOXED SET VOLUME I FOR A LIMITED TIME!!! 1920s detectives, Grace … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln and Cats – Presidents & Pets

Public Domain, Link When asked if her husband had any hobbies, Mary Todd Lincoln reportedly said, “cats”. President Lincoln welcomed stray cats to the White House. During the darkest days of the Civil War, the company of his cats helped … Continue reading

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*Expired* Magical Cool Cats Mysteries Boxed Set Volume 1 Free December 31 through January 4

Grab a free download of Magical Cool Cats Mysteries Boxed Set Vol 1 from December 31 through January 4. Here’s the description from Amazon: Without missing a nap, magical cool cat sleuths find clues as intoxicating as catnip and help … Continue reading

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*Expired* Nine Lives and Google Play and Amazon’s 99 Cent Movies Deal Through January 23, 2017

Nine Lives is a cute movie. Kevin Spacey plays an executive who briefly inhabits the body of a cat. As Mark Twain said, “If you crossed man with a cat, you’d improve man but deteriorate the cat.” And Nine Lives … Continue reading

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*Expired* MEOW or NEVER – Free Dec 11-15

From December 11 through 15, enjoy a free download of Meow or Never. Here’s the description from Amazon: In the 1920s, nothing interesting happens before 2 a.m. When a wealthy stockbroker’s wife disappears, magical cool cat sleuths, Tatania and Zeus, … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I’m thrilled that One Breath: Freediving, Death, and the Quest to Shatter Human Limits by Adam Skolnick, The 12 Dares of Christmas by Leigh W. Stuart, and Girl Online by Zoe Sugg landed in my mailbox. Here are the descriptions … Continue reading

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AudiobookReview: The Many

This is a story about grief and loss. In a once prosperous fishing village, that is processing the grief that comes with contaminated water and the loss of livelihoods, Timothy buys a house that has been uninhabited for ten years. … Continue reading

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