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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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The Cat’s Maw (Shadowland Saga Book 1)

Here is the description of The Cat’s Maw by Brooke Burgess from Amazon: “A BOY. A CAT. A NIGHTMARE LOOSED IN TWO WORLDS. From award-winning storyteller Brooke Burgess (Broken Saints) comes a haunting, touching, and inspired children’s fiction debut – … Continue reading

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Jonas Salk: Reluctant Hero, Visionary, and Ladies Man

I love my Kindle for a lot of reasons. One is that when I find a nearly 600 page biography that I don’t want to put down, it doesn’t take any heavy lifting to carry it with me. Jonas Salk … Continue reading

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Ooh la la. My Paris Dream by Kate Betts

Ooh la la. My Paris Dream by Kate Betts is the best Paris memoir since Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast. This isn’t one of the detached collections of vignettes about going to the market or Luxembourg Gardens that limply passes as … Continue reading

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Abe and Fido

They say that you can tell a lot about someone by the way he treats animals. When you read Abe and Fido, the story of Abraham Lincoln’s adored dog Fido, and Abraham Lincoln’s fierce love for animals, you can tell … Continue reading

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Conversations with Steve Martin; It’s a Keeper

Conversations with Steve Martin is a keeper! Someone had the exceptional idea of compiling interviews with this brilliant man from the 1970s through 2010 and the result is a book for your keeper shelf. Through the interviews, you’ll find the … Continue reading

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The Final Silence by Stuart Neville

Rea Carlisle gets a house the old fashioned way: inheritance. While she’s exploring her bequest, she discovers what appears to be a serial killer’s journal. It includes mementos of his victims and the chills begin in this tense novel. Rea’s … Continue reading

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A Dickens of A Cat

A dear cousin just sent me this book — with an awesome cat fashion purse I’ll post about later. And I thought, what more can be said about how awesome cats can be? Are these stories going to blow me … Continue reading

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This Star Won’t Go Out by Esther Earl

If you’ve heard of The Fault in our Stars, (and if you haven’t, drop everything and begin reading it because it’s an AMAZING book), you’ll appreciate the journal of Esther Earl, the girl who inspired The Fault in Our Stars. … Continue reading

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9 Lives to Live

Something sinister invades a shoe dealers’ convention where Grace hopes to pick up free samples. As quickly as her pumps can carry her, Grace is off with Jack, and their magical cool cats, Tatania and Zeus, investigating a conventioneer’s wife’s … Continue reading

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