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$300 Holiday Cash Giveaway

$300 Holiday Cash Giveaway – December 1st to 21st Enter for your chance to win a $300 Amazon Gift Code or $300 in Paypal Cash!! Thanks to this awesome group of bloggers and authors who have joined with me to … Continue reading

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*Expired* Cat Dance free from December 1 – 5

Enjoy a free download of Cat Dance from December 1 through 5. Here’s the description from Amazon: A 1920s’ dance marathon could turn deadly unless cool cats sleuths, Tatania and Zeus, and their human detectives, Grace and Jack find the … 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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*Expired*MEOW BABY FREE THROUGH NOVEMBER 15

Enjoy a free download of Meow Baby by clicking on the image above through November 15. Here’s the description of this Magical Cool Cats Mystery from Amazon: Years after a pregnant woman disappears, 1920s detectives, Grace and Jack, discover a … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

Here is the description from Amazon: “Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016 Timothy Buchannan buys an abandoned house on the edge of an isolated village on the coast, sight unseen. When he sees the state of it he questions … Continue reading

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*Expired* Free Ebook 9 Lives to Live November 1-5

Enjoy downloading a reader favorite, 9 Lives to Live, for FREE November 1-5. Here is the description from Amazon: Cool cat sleuths, Tatania and Zeus, find clues as intoxicating as catnip. Without missing a nap, they help their humans, 1920s … Continue reading

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HOT Freebie: Audiobook-Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff

Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff was just released yesterday and it’s free. You don’t need to sign up for a trial subscription to Audible to get it. Just click on the image. Happy Anniversary of Surrender at Yorktown: 235 … Continue reading

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Fall Into Cash

Fall Into Cash $250 Giveaway October 15th to November 15th Enter for your chance to win a $250 Amazon Gift Code or $250 in Paypal Cash. Thanks to this awesome group of bloggers and authors who have joined with me … Continue reading

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Review: Tangled Vines by Frances Dinkelspiel

While the original thirteen colonies were fighting for independence from England in 1779, in California, Franciscans were perfecting wine. Tangled Vines depicts the fascinating history of California’s wines. It’s bookended by the story of the worst wine arson ever: In … Continue reading

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