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Mailbox Monday

For anyone who has ever stopped by this blog, it’s not breaking news that I love animals. I was happy to receive a copy of The Historical Animal by Susan Nance from NetGalley. Here is the description of the Historical … Continue reading

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MEWOW FREE Cool Cat Mystery June 28-30, July 1-2

You can download a Kindle copy of MEWOW for free at Amazon June 26-30 and July 1-2: If you’ve been reading the Cool Cats Mystery Series, you know who is the boss. Meow. Another caper begins with Grace and Jack … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I’m thrilled that the audiobook edition of Jasinda Wilder’s Falling Away, Falling into You, Book 4, landed in my mailbox this Monday. Here is the description from Amazon: “My name is Benjamin Dorsey. You know my mom and dad’s story. … Continue reading

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Empire of Deception –His Last Con May Not Have Been Uncovered

After a friend swindles Leo Koretz out of money in a Panama timberland investment scheme, he learns two things: 1) The closer friends they are, the harder the suckers fall; 2) He could create a bigger and better fraudulent Panama … Continue reading

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Misbehaving – This One’s A Keeper

Here’s a definition of behavioral economics from Investopedia: “The study of economic analysis that applies psychological insight into human behavior to explain economic decision making.” Misbehaving by Richard Thaler provides fun glimpses into buying choices from ski lift packages to … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I love history and I scored two upcoming historical books in my mailbox this Monday. Here is the description from Amazon: “From baby boomers with ‘groovy’ and ‘yuppie,’ to Generation X with ‘whatever’ and ‘like,’ each generation inevitably comes to … Continue reading

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Audiobook Giveaway! The Hollow Ground by Natalie S. Harnett

To celebrate June, Audiobook Month, Audible is giving an audiobook copy of The Hollow Ground written by Natalie S. Harnett, and narrated by Luci Christian, to one reader of my blog. Here is a clip of this evocative story: TheHollowGround … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday – Misbehaving by Richard Thaler

I’m so happy that I received an audiobook copy of Misbehaving by Richard Thaler on its release date today! Thank you to Audible for giving me a copy in exchange for an honest review. Here is a description of this … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to You! Birthday Freebies

When I compiled a list of birthday freebies, I decided to limit it to FREE instead of FREE WITH PURCHASE. Free with purchase never seems actually free to me. I have more respect than ever for awesome freebie and frugal … Continue reading

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Amazon Has Coupons!

How did I not know this? I thought I was as addicted to Amazon as every other smart shopper. But I just found out today that Amazon has digital coupons you can “Clip” and put in your cart. The savings … Continue reading

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