Fun Facts Friday: George Sand

George Sand (1 July, 1804 – 8 June, 1876) was a French nov­el­ist and mem­oirist. By Eugèné Delacroix — The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meis­ter­w­erke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN 3936122202. Dis­trib­uted by DIRECTMEDIA Pub­lish­ing GmbH., Pub­lic Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=150198 1)      George Sand was the nom de plume of Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin. 2)      Mau­rice Dupin, her father, was […]

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Book Review: Among the Living by Jonathan Rabb

Yitzhak Goldah sur­vived a Nazi con­cen­tra­tion camp in Czecho­slo­va­kia, he moved to Savan­nah, GA to live with his rel­a­tives Pearl and Abe Jesler. The Jeslers are part of a viva­cious Jew­ish com­mu­nity in Geor­gia which has been there since the found­ing of the state (colony at the time).

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Giveaway & Book Review: 23 Degrees South by Neal Rabin

The story is action packed, some­times hilar­i­ous, some­times amus­ing, but always entertaining.

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New Kiva Loan: Rosendo from Chuquisaca, Bolivia

A loan of $4,950 helps Rosendo to pur­chase bee-keeping mate­ri­als and equip­ment so he can earn a bet­ter income for his fam­ily. Click here to donate your­self Rosendo's story Sr. Rosendo is a 37-year old who lives in Chuquisaca Depart­ment in the munic­i­pal­ity of Mon­teagudo. He lives in his own home, and his busi­ness is […]

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Fun Facts Friday: Ambrose Bierce

Bierce’s short story, An Occur­rence at Owl Creek Bridge, was con­sid­ered by Kurt Von­negut as the great­est Amer­i­can short story

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New Kiva Loan: Anita from the USA

A loan of $10,000 helps Anita me enhance Onēva's tech­nol­ogy plat­form so we are able to scale hir­ing quickly which is nec­es­sary to meet our customer's demand. Click here to donate your­self Anita's story I grew up in Rich­mond, CA and am the youngest of 8 kids. After grad­u­at­ing from high school, I attended UC […]

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Graphic Novel Review: The Arab of the Future 2 by Riad Sattouf

The story is funny when seen from the view point of a child (as it is told) but some­what tragic when read from a more mature, worldly, perspective.

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Book Review: The Innocents by Ace Atkins

What I truly enjoy in this series is that some of the peo­ple in it can­not keep on the straight and nar­row path no mat­ter what happens

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Fun Facts Friday: George Sand

Fun Facts Friday: George Sand

George Sand (1 July, 1804 – 8 June, 1876) was a French nov­el­ist and mem­oirist. By Eugèné Delacroix — The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meis­ter­w­erke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN 3936122202. Dis­trib­uted by DIRECTMEDIA Pub­lish­ing GmbH., Pub­lic Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=150198 1)      George Sand was the nom de plume of Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin. 2)      Mau­rice Dupin, her father, was […]

Book Review: Among the Living by Jonathan Rabb

Book Review: Among the Living by Jonathan Rabb

Yitzhak Goldah sur­vived a Nazi con­cen­tra­tion camp in Czecho­slo­va­kia, he moved to Savan­nah, GA to live with his rel­a­tives Pearl and Abe Jesler. The Jeslers are part of a viva­cious Jew­ish com­mu­nity in Geor­gia which has been there since the found­ing of the state (colony at the time).

Giveaway & Book Review: 23 Degrees South by Neal Rabin

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The story is action packed, some­times hilar­i­ous, some­times amus­ing, but always entertaining.

New Kiva Loan: Rosendo from Chuquisaca, Bolivia

New Kiva Loan: Rosendo from Chuquisaca, Bolivia

A loan of $4,950 helps Rosendo to pur­chase bee-keeping mate­ri­als and equip­ment so he can earn a bet­ter income for his fam­ily. Click here to donate your­self Rosendo's story Sr. Rosendo is a 37-year old who lives in Chuquisaca Depart­ment in the munic­i­pal­ity of Mon­teagudo. He lives in his own home, and his busi­ness is […]

Fun Facts Friday: Ambrose Bierce

Fun Facts Friday: Ambrose Bierce

Bierce’s short story, An Occur­rence at Owl Creek Bridge, was con­sid­ered by Kurt Von­negut as the great­est Amer­i­can short story

New Kiva Loan: Anita from the USA

New Kiva Loan: Anita from the <span class=USA"/>

A loan of $10,000 helps Anita me enhance Onēva's tech­nol­ogy plat­form so we are able to scale hir­ing quickly which is nec­es­sary to meet our customer's demand. Click here to donate your­self Anita's story I grew up in Rich­mond, CA and am the youngest of 8 kids. After grad­u­at­ing from high school, I attended UC […]

Graphic Novel Review: The Arab of the Future 2 by Riad Sattouf

Graphic Novel Review: The Arab of the Future 2 by Riad Sattouf

The story is funny when seen from the view point of a child (as it is told) but some­what tragic when read from a more mature, worldly, perspective.

Book Review: The Innocents by Ace Atkins

Book Review: The Innocents by Ace Atkins

What I truly enjoy in this series is that some of the peo­ple in it can­not keep on the straight and nar­row path no mat­ter what happens

10 Father’s Day Traditions Around the World

10 Father’s Day Traditions Around the World

Father's Day is a time to reflect on all the things that your dad taught you. How much times did your dad spend read­ing to you before bed? As you grew older, how often did you two spend talk­ing about your favorite books and shar­ing new finds? Reflect­ing on all those trea­sured mem­o­ries is a great […]

Fun Facts Friday: John Hersey

Fun Facts Friday: John Hersey

John Hersey (17 June, 1914 – 24 March, 1993) was a prize win­ning Amer­i­can writer. Mr. Hersey is con­sid­ered to be one of the ear­li­est prac­ti­tion­ers of New Jour­nal­ism. Books by John Hersey His par­ents were Protes­tant mis­sion­ar­ies, he was born in Tientsin, China. Mr. Hersey can trace his roots back to William Hersey (Hercy) […]

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