Giveaway & Book Review: The Girl with a Clock for a Heart by Peter Swanson

I enjoyed read­ing this book, the way the story unfolds is inter­est­ing and how the pro­tag­o­nist works through it from the past, to present-day, back to the past is skill­fully writ­ten. I liked how the author man­aged to makes the reader think the answer to the ques­tion is just on the next page, and then he just pulls it from us to be out of reach again.

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Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 24 January, 2015

Thoughts on: War & Peace: Book 3 Part 1 manoflabook.com/wp/thoughts-on…#BookRe­view Guest Post: How 'Kill Daddy' Became a Book manoflabook.com/wp/how-kill-da… #BookRe­view Book Review: First Man by James R. Hansen manoflabook.com/wp/book-review… #BookRe­view Author Q&A with Lau­ren Belfermanoflabook.com/wp/author-qa-w…#BookRe­view Thoughts on: Georg Letham: Physi­cian and Mur­derer by Ernst Weissmanoflabook.com/wp/thoughts-on…#BookRe­view Thoughts on: The Fam­ily Affair by Leon H. Gildinmanoflabook.com/wp/thoughts-on…#BookRe­view Book […]

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Fun Facts Friday: Derek Walcott

Mr. Wal­cott is the first Caribbean writer to win the Nobel Prize

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3 Apps Every Book Lover Needs to Try

We’ve all heard it before – mobile tech­nol­ogy is tak­ing over and peo­ple are shed­ding phys­i­cal books in favor of dig­i­tal copies. We no longer use our fin­gers to turn pages, and instead, we slide them down touch­screens. Some say it’s good – as those who con­sume books dig­i­tally are sta­tis­ti­cally more likely to pur­chase books rather than bor­row them – and some say it’s bad. Whether you’re for phys­i­cal books or think that e-books are the future, there’s no deny­ing how help­ful mobile tech­nol­ogy has become for read­ers everywhere.

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Kiva Repayment Update

We've received a total of $9.89 in repay­ments between Decem­ber 20, 2014 and Jan­u­ary 19, 2015!

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Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 17 January, 2015

My favorites tweets of the week.

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Tips for Novice Writers

You Want to be a Writer? Learn Your Craft! Well, at least learn about your craft and what you can look for­ward to as you begin this adven­ture. And it will be an adven­ture, cer­tainly. You will have smooth jour­neys, crooked paths, moun­tains to climb and deserts to tra­verse. You will stay in lux­u­ri­ous hotels and […]

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Fun Facts Friday: Inger Christensen

Dur­ing her life­time, she was con­sid­ered one of Europe's lead­ing con­tem­po­rary experimentalists.

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Giveaway & Book Review: The Girl with a Clock for a Heart by Peter Swanson

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I enjoyed read­ing this book, the way the story unfolds is inter­est­ing and how the pro­tag­o­nist works through it from the past, to present-day, back to the past is skill­fully writ­ten. I liked how the author man­aged to makes the reader think the answer to the ques­tion is just on the next page, and then he just pulls it from us to be out of reach again.

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 24 January, 2015

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 24 January, 2015

Thoughts on: War & Peace: Book 3 Part 1 manoflabook.com/wp/thoughts-on…#BookRe­view Guest Post: How 'Kill Daddy' Became a Book manoflabook.com/wp/how-kill-da… #BookRe­view Book Review: First Man by James R. Hansen manoflabook.com/wp/book-review… #BookRe­view Author Q&A with Lau­ren Belfermanoflabook.com/wp/author-qa-w…#BookRe­view Thoughts on: Georg Letham: Physi­cian and Mur­derer by Ernst Weissmanoflabook.com/wp/thoughts-on…#BookRe­view Thoughts on: The Fam­ily Affair by Leon H. Gildinmanoflabook.com/wp/thoughts-on…#BookRe­view Book […]

Fun Facts Friday: Derek Walcott

Fun Facts Friday: Derek Walcott

Mr. Wal­cott is the first Caribbean writer to win the Nobel Prize

3 Apps Every Book Lover Needs to Try

3 Apps Every Book Lover Needs to Try

We’ve all heard it before – mobile tech­nol­ogy is tak­ing over and peo­ple are shed­ding phys­i­cal books in favor of dig­i­tal copies. We no longer use our fin­gers to turn pages, and instead, we slide them down touch­screens. Some say it’s good – as those who con­sume books dig­i­tally are sta­tis­ti­cally more likely to pur­chase books rather than bor­row them – and some say it’s bad. Whether you’re for phys­i­cal books or think that e-books are the future, there’s no deny­ing how help­ful mobile tech­nol­ogy has become for read­ers everywhere.

Kiva Repayment Update

Kiva Repayment Update

We've received a total of $9.89 in repay­ments between Decem­ber 20, 2014 and Jan­u­ary 19, 2015!

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 17 January, 2015

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 17 January, 2015

My favorites tweets of the week.

Tips for Novice Writers

Tips for Novice Writers

You Want to be a Writer? Learn Your Craft! Well, at least learn about your craft and what you can look for­ward to as you begin this adven­ture. And it will be an adven­ture, cer­tainly. You will have smooth jour­neys, crooked paths, moun­tains to climb and deserts to tra­verse. You will stay in lux­u­ri­ous hotels and […]

Fun Facts Friday: Inger Christensen

Fun Facts Friday: Inger Christensen

Dur­ing her life­time, she was con­sid­ered one of Europe's lead­ing con­tem­po­rary experimentalists.

Giveaway (Over) : Sustenance by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Giveaway (Over) : Sustenance by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

The vam­pire Count Saint-Germain pro­tects Amer­i­cans flee­ing persecution—and becomes trapped in a web of betrayal, deceit, and mur­der in post-WWII Europe in Chelsea Quinn Yarbro’s SUSTENANCE

Book Review: Who Was Bruce Lee? by Jim Gigliotti

Book Review: Who Was Bruce Lee? by Jim Gigliotti

The book tells about Lee’s influ­ence in mar­tial arts and pop cul­ture. It also touches on how Lee intro­duce Chi­nese cul­ture to main­stream Amer­i­can and his influ­ence in that arena.

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