Fun Facts Friday: Maxim Gorky

In 1906 Gorky went on a fund rais­ing trip, on behalf of the Bol­she­viks, to the United States. Dur­ing the trip he wrote his novel The Mother when vis­it­ing the Adiron­dack Moun­tains. Gorky also cre­ated a scan­dal because he was trav­el­ing with actress Maria Andreyeva, his lover, instead of his wife. Despite feel­ing con­tempt for the bour­geois soul, Gorky came to admire the Amer­i­can spirit.

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Book Review: Argo by Antonio Mendez and Matt Baglio

The book does not only tell of the oper­a­tion, the movie only shows a small part of this book. Mr. Mendez talks about what was behind the storm­ing of embassy, his career with the CIA and how things worked in his part of the agency.

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Book Review: Grandpa's Mountain by Arieh Larkey

I thought this was a sweet, short book. No 12-year-old I know would use the lan­guage or ver­nac­u­lar you Mr. Fried­man of New Jer­sey would use, but I under­stand the mechan­ics of try­ing to con­vey so much infor­ma­tion to a young audience.

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New Kiva Loan: Maria Dolores from La Paz, Bolivia

A loan of $875 helps Maria Dolores to pur­chase a deep fryer and a rotis­serie oven to cook chicken and help with the expenses for her grandchildren.

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Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 21 March, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the past week

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Guest Post: The Best Tool for Marketing Your Book Effectively

Influ­en­tial writer as well as the most dom­i­nat­ing writer has a wrong per­cep­tion about the con­tent writ­ing. They think just giv­ing a smaller por­tion with their con­tent around lim­ited on-line petals they can direct the traf­fic cir­cu­la­tion. Remem­ber on-line searcher ought to be catered they will way to merely, if any­one failed giv­ing them what they really want you pos­si­bly have mis­placed a option of mar­ket­ing Books Online.

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Fun Facts Friday: Henrik Ibsen

He is con­sid­ered one of the most influ­en­tial drama­tists and poets of the 19th cen­tury, sec­ond only to William Shakespeare.

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Book Review: All He Saw Was The Girl by Peter Leonard

The char­ac­ters in the story are real­is­tic and well writ­ten. The per­son­al­i­ties involved are enter­tain­ing and the sto­ry­line is intrigu­ing. There are sev­eral main char­ac­ters but the author does a fine job flow­ing from one to the other.

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Fun Facts Friday: Maxim Gorky

Fun Facts Friday: Maxim Gorky

In 1906 Gorky went on a fund rais­ing trip, on behalf of the Bol­she­viks, to the United States. Dur­ing the trip he wrote his novel The Mother when vis­it­ing the Adiron­dack Moun­tains. Gorky also cre­ated a scan­dal because he was trav­el­ing with actress Maria Andreyeva, his lover, instead of his wife. Despite feel­ing con­tempt for the bour­geois soul, Gorky came to admire the Amer­i­can spirit.

Book Review: Argo by Antonio Mendez and Matt Baglio

Book Review: Argo by Antonio Mendez and Matt Baglio

The book does not only tell of the oper­a­tion, the movie only shows a small part of this book. Mr. Mendez talks about what was behind the storm­ing of embassy, his career with the CIA and how things worked in his part of the agency.

Book Review: Grandpa's Mountain by Arieh Larkey

Book Review: Grandpa's Mountain by Arieh Larkey

I thought this was a sweet, short book. No 12-year-old I know would use the lan­guage or ver­nac­u­lar you Mr. Fried­man of New Jer­sey would use, but I under­stand the mechan­ics of try­ing to con­vey so much infor­ma­tion to a young audience.

New Kiva Loan: Maria Dolores from La Paz, Bolivia

New Kiva Loan: Maria Dolores from La Paz, Bolivia

A loan of $875 helps Maria Dolores to pur­chase a deep fryer and a rotis­serie oven to cook chicken and help with the expenses for her grandchildren.

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 21 March, 2015

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 21 March, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the past week

Guest Post: The Best Tool for Marketing Your Book Effectively

Guest Post: The Best Tool for Marketing Your Book Effectively

Influ­en­tial writer as well as the most dom­i­nat­ing writer has a wrong per­cep­tion about the con­tent writ­ing. They think just giv­ing a smaller por­tion with their con­tent around lim­ited on-line petals they can direct the traf­fic cir­cu­la­tion. Remem­ber on-line searcher ought to be catered they will way to merely, if any­one failed giv­ing them what they really want you pos­si­bly have mis­placed a option of mar­ket­ing Books Online.

Fun Facts Friday: Henrik Ibsen

Fun Facts Friday: Henrik Ibsen

He is con­sid­ered one of the most influ­en­tial drama­tists and poets of the 19th cen­tury, sec­ond only to William Shakespeare.

Book Review: All He Saw Was The Girl by Peter Leonard

Book Review: All He Saw Was The Girl by Peter Leonard

The char­ac­ters in the story are real­is­tic and well writ­ten. The per­son­al­i­ties involved are enter­tain­ing and the sto­ry­line is intrigu­ing. There are sev­eral main char­ac­ters but the author does a fine job flow­ing from one to the other.

Book Review: The Foundling’s War by Michel Déon

Book Review: The Foundling’s War by Michel Déon

Nar­rowly escap­ing death by fir­ing squad Jean Arnaud, a 20 year old man and his friend Palfy, a con­man, are bid­ing their time in a brothel after the French defeat in 1940. Jean falls in love with a beau­ti­ful stranger and gets into seri­ous trou­bles fol­low­ing his heart.

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 14 March, 2015

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 14 March, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the past week

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