Fun Facts Friday: Truman Capote

While working as an assistant editor for Mademoiselle magazine, Mr. Capote recommended his editor to published a story called Homecoming by a teenager named Ray Bradbury, thus giving the famous author his first break.

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Book Review: Chains of Sand by Jemma Wayne

The author writes about the challenges of living in the region for both Jews and Arabs, especially for young people who struggle with identity and family.

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Giveaway & Book Review: PhDeath by James P. Carse

This book took me a little longer than usual to read because I had a great time trying (emphasis on “trying”) to solve the puzzles, which come in a form of lists

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Giveaway & Book Review: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Not only it is about the space program, but also about bright people preserving and making a name for themselves through education and smarts.

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Fun Facts Friday: Edgar Lee Masters

A series of poems about his boyhood experiences in western Illinois. Published under the name Webster Ford, the poems were the beginning of Spoon River Anthology (1915), the book that would make his reputation.

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eBook Giveaway: Chakana by W. E. Lawrence

W. E. Lawrence’s latest historical romance novel Chakana is a James Bond meets Indiana Jones action/adventure story. It is set in Peru, just before the start of World War II. The basis of the tale is a race between good and evil to find an ancient treasure that could affect the outcome of the war […]

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Book Review: Spaceships by Ron Miller

This wonderful, hard cover coffee table book, is a visual trip through space and time of spaceship, rockets and their influence on pop-culture and art.

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Fun Facts Friday: Francis Parkman

Later in life, Mr. Parkman would summarize his books as “The history of the American forest”

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Fun Facts Friday: Truman Capote

Fun Facts Friday: Truman Capote

While working as an assistant editor for Mademoiselle magazine, Mr. Capote recommended his editor to published a story called Homecoming by a teenager named Ray Bradbury, thus giving the famous author his first break.

Book Review: Chains of Sand by Jemma Wayne

Book Review: Chains of Sand by Jemma Wayne

The author writes about the challenges of living in the region for both Jews and Arabs, especially for young people who struggle with identity and family.

Giveaway & Book Review: PhDeath by James P. Carse

Giveaway & Book Review: PhDeath by James P. Carse

This book took me a little longer than usual to read because I had a great time trying (emphasis on “trying”) to solve the puzzles, which come in a form of lists

Giveaway & Book Review: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Giveaway & Book Review: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Not only it is about the space program, but also about bright people preserving and making a name for themselves through education and smarts.

Fun Facts Friday: Edgar Lee Masters

Fun Facts Friday: Edgar Lee Masters

A series of poems about his boyhood experiences in western Illinois. Published under the name Webster Ford, the poems were the beginning of Spoon River Anthology (1915), the book that would make his reputation.

eBook Giveaway: Chakana by W. E. Lawrence

eBook Giveaway: Chakana by W. E. Lawrence

W. E. Lawrence’s latest historical romance novel Chakana is a James Bond meets Indiana Jones action/adventure story. It is set in Peru, just before the start of World War II. The basis of the tale is a race between good and evil to find an ancient treasure that could affect the outcome of the war […]

Book Review: Spaceships by Ron Miller

Book Review: Spaceships by Ron Miller

This wonderful, hard cover coffee table book, is a visual trip through space and time of spaceship, rockets and their influence on pop-culture and art.

Fun Facts Friday: Francis Parkman

Fun Facts Friday: Francis Parkman

Later in life, Mr. Parkman would summarize his books as “The history of the American forest”

Book Review: The Spy Who Loved Me by Ian Fleming

Book Review: The Spy Who Loved Me by Ian Fleming

An unusual entry in the series since it is narrated by a French-Canadian woman and not James Bond

Fun Facts Friday: Leo Tolstoy

Fun Facts Friday: Leo Tolstoy

Tolstoy knew at least six languages, evolved the Russian education system, made his own clothes, inspired the idea of non-violent resistance, and raised 13 children believed that his main character flaw was being lazy

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