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Book Review Fortitude: A Quest Through Fear and Doubt

Book Review of Fortitude: A Quest Through Fear and Doubt by Gayle Lee Fortitude is a 122-page memoir, Author Gayle Lee walks readers through 4 years of her life, her journey and inner struggles.    Fortitude A Quest Through Fear & Doubt could not be a...

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Boone Audiobook Review – John Isaac Jones

Book Review (Audio Version) purchased via Audible I just finished "Boone", this was my first book by John Isaac Jones.  I was looking for a book to listen to while driving, I knew my drive was an hour so Boone at 50 minutes was a good choice. Boone was a...

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Book Review Living Under a “Rock”: “The Red House”

Book Review Living Under a "Rock": "The Red House" Emotions, Emotions, Emotions.... Living Under a Rock is a Memoir of the Author Shannon Hannan's childhood that took place in "The Red House".  Shannon was able to keep my engaged in the book, at moments it felt like I...

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Come Rain or Come Shine Book Review

Come Rain or Come Shine Book Review #1 New York Times-bestselling author Jan Karon returns--with the Mitford wedding readers have been waiting for. Thank you Penguin for the opportunity to read an advanced copy of Come Rain or Come Shine.  As the saga comes to an end...

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Tales from Christmas Wood – Book Review

Tales from Christmas Wood - Book Review 32 pages long this book will help kids discover the real meaning of Christmas.  Tales from Christmas Wood is six stories in one. The story is about the town of Christmas Wood and the animals who reside. Each of the stories tell...

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Postcards from a War – Book Review

Postcards from a War - Book Review I would like to thank Vanita Books for allowing me an ARC of this book via Netgalley for an open and honest review. As we all know War is a hard subject for young and old.  When my husband deployed I tried to find books that would...

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Food, Genes, and Culture – Book Review

Food, Genes, and Culture - Book Review Vegan, low fat, low carb, slow carb: Every diet seems to promise a one-size-fits-all solution to health. But they ignore the diversity of human genes and how they interact with what we eat. I would like to thank Island Press for...

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A New Song (Mitford Years) Author – Jan Karon Book Review

A New Song (Mitford Years) Author – Jan Karon The fifth novel in the Mitford series, by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good  In A New Song, Mitford's longtime Episcopal priest, Father Tim, retires. However, new challenges...

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The Acupuncture Points Functions Colouring Book

“The Acupuncture Points Functions Colouring Book” For students or those curious about acupuncture, “The Acupuncture Points Functions Colouring Book” simplifies the study while adding a simple and fun layer of interaction in the forms of doodling and coloring. The book...

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The Blood & Roses Series Box Set Review

“The Blood & Roses Series Box Set” Author Caris Roane - Book review A must-read for all paranormal romance lovers... “The Blood & Roses Series Box Set” encompasses the entire “Blood and Roses” series in one box set. Without spoiling anything, the series dives into the...

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Book Review Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas by Natasha Yim

“Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas” written by Natasha Yim and illustrated by Grace Zong I love this picture book! Natasha Yim introduces the Chinese New Year to young readers by retelling a classic for children “Goldilocks and the Three Bears". This is a MUST HAVE for...

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Book Review Just As Special by 3Evoke

Powerful Message, Great Book that give good life lessons and can even make you realize that your Just As Special. Boy is sad because his dad is not around, asking his mom "Why don't I have a dad to play with like Nathaniel does?"  His mom helps him understand that he...

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The Legend of Bob Wire by Sam Skinner – Book Review

Texas history, Oil Field Hijinks, Mystery and Hearsay... This is such a fun picture book, it's a must have for every Texas home, and every oil field / oil rig roughnecks.  Your kids will love the story and the illustrations, they will go on an adventure taming the oil...

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Starring Shapes! by Tania Howells Book Review

This is a must have educational book for kids on shapes. A few things that I loved about this book was the name of the Elementary School and the name of the play Hansel and Gretel. From a teaching stand point I LOVED how the author showed the shape and then showed the...

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Worms by Bernard Friot

This is a quick and funny story about a little boy up to no good. This mischievous boy decided to mix thing up and add some flavor to his father’s fancy dinner party. This book will be one to easily entertain children, it will become a repeat read and you just might...

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Bug in a Vacuum by Melanie Watt

Bug in a Vacuum by Melanie Watt I loved this story, what a great way to explain grief to a child.  Using the perspective of a fly (bug) and a dog, each dealing with process of grieving with the five stages of grief (the Kübler-Ross model) The illustrations were...

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Book Review Visions in Death by JD Robb

First let me say I love JD Robb she is an AMAZING author! Visions In Death: 19 might be my favorite so far. I hit every emotion, granted I stayed up all night to listen to the book but when (Spoiler Alert) Peabody went down the water works turned on. Book Review...

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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Book Review for Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Strange how some books just pop out at you, STIFF jumped out to me as if it had come alive. I normally do not enjoy reading about the dead and death, I’m more of a murder and find the criminal type reader....

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The Last Long Night by Ginny Dye – Book Review

The Last Long Night Author – Ginny Dye Publisher – A Voice In The World Publishing Copyright – 2013 ISBN – 1507886225 Paperback – 532 Pages Genre – Historical Novel Ginny Dye, author of The Last Long Night, is the developer and builder of A Voice In The World...

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Golden Choices by Dionne Bell – Book Review

Golden Choices by Dionne Bell - Book Review Book Review Coming soon... Regina had spent much of her life searching for love and acceptance. Her search ended when she met and married Kevin Golden. Kevin's passion for his work at the Golden Choices center for troubled...

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Personal Management with Purpose & Wisdom – Book Review

Personal Management with Purpose & Wisdom is a way of thinking for self-management and personal fulfillment. It explores basic and intuitive concepts which can be applied to all aspects of a person's life. Through the study and application of the book's "core...

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Book Review The Legend of Bob Wire

The Legend of Bob Wire The beginning…who is this guy? What makes him a legend? What’s the deal with the thunderbolt? What’s with the hands? I don’t get it!! Review coming soon   Read Sam Skinners Author...

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A Winter Wonderland – Book Review

A Winter Wonderland Authors – Fern Michaels, Holly Chamberlin, Leslie Meier, and Kristina McMorris Publisher – Kensington Publishing Corp. Copyright – 2012 ISBN – 978-1-62090-510-4 Hardback – 471 Pages Fern Michaels is a US today and New York Times bestselling author....

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Ireland -By Frank Delaney Book Review

Ireland Author – Frank Delaney Publisher – Harper Copyright – 2005 ISBN – 0-06-056348-6  Paperback – 559 Pages Frank Delaney, author of Ireland, had a long career at BBC Broadcasting. He currently is a...

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