Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

I did not know what to expect, I knew it wouldn’t be a mag­nif­i­cent piece of lit­er­a­ture, but I have heard many pos­i­tive reviews and sev­eral bad ones.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Teaser Trailer

While I'm not much of a fan­tasy reader, I do love the movies. I thought the Lord of the Ring tril­ogy was fan­tas­tic even though I couldn't get past 150 pages in the book itself. Check out the first trailer for the last piece of The Hob­bit movie tril­ogy, The Hob­bit: The Bat­tle of the Five Armies (release date Decem­ber 17th, 2014).

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Book Review: Netanyahu: The Road to Power by Ben Caspit & Ilan Kfir

An insight­ful book about the char­ac­ter of this very divi­sive politician.

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Twitter Roundup For Week Ending 26 July, 2014

This week I cel­e­brated my fourth blo­giver­sary, my first post was, of course, about Don Quixote. I can­not believe four years have gone by and I'm still blog­ging about books. The past sev­eral months I didn't have the energy to put into the pro­mo­tion of this site as I did before. and I know that as […]

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Fun Facts Friday: Elias Canetti

Elias Canetti (25 July, 1905 – 14 August, 1994) was a nov­el­ist, non-fiction writer, mem­oirist and play­wright. Mr. Elias was born in Bul­garia, but is known as a Swiss and British nov­el­ist. Image from russianroulettehitscannes.wordpress.com Books by Elias Canetti The ances­tors of Mr. Canetti were Sephardi Jews who were expelled from Spain in 1492. Canetti came […]

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Giveaway & Book Review: The Tenth Chamber by Glenn Cooper

A 14th Cen­tury book is found hid­den in a wall in a monastery, inside it there is a map which points to a cave filled with out­stand­ing paint­ings on its walls. The book is sent to Paris for restora­tion where Hugo Pineau, a lit­er­ary his­to­rian, enlists the help of Luc Simard, an archae­ol­o­gist to find the cave.

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Batman Day — Kindle Comics from $0 — $3

To cel­e­brate Bat­man Day Ama­zon is giv­ing away "Bat­man Eter­nal #1" for free by using promo code "BATMAN75". Click on the link or on the image below for that pro­mo­tion (Until August 3, 2014). Comics Sale Fea­tur­ing Bat­man, $0.99 Each Also on sale are Bat­man Graphic Nov­els for $2.99 each

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Book Review: Bringing Down Gaddafi by Andrei Netto

About: Bring­ing Down Gaddafi: On the Ground with the Libyan Rebels by Andrei Netto is a non-fiction book telling the story of the author, a Brazil­ian jour­nal­ist. Mr. Netto trav­eled to Libya to wit­ness first­hand the upris­ing against Gaddafi. 320 pages Pub­lisher: Pal­grave Macmil­lan Trade Lan­guage: Eng­lish ISBN-10: 1137279125 My rat­ing for Bring­ing Down Gaddafi — […]

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Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

I did not know what to expect, I knew it wouldn’t be a mag­nif­i­cent piece of lit­er­a­ture, but I have heard many pos­i­tive reviews and sev­eral bad ones.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Teaser Trailer

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Teaser Trailer

While I'm not much of a fan­tasy reader, I do love the movies. I thought the Lord of the Ring tril­ogy was fan­tas­tic even though I couldn't get past 150 pages in the book itself. Check out the first trailer for the last piece of The Hob­bit movie tril­ogy, The Hob­bit: The Bat­tle of the Five Armies (release date Decem­ber 17th, 2014).

Book Review: Netanyahu: The Road to Power by Ben Caspit & Ilan Kfir

Book Review: Netanyahu: The Road to Power by Ben Caspit <span class=& Ilan Kfir"/>

An insight­ful book about the char­ac­ter of this very divi­sive politician.

Twitter Roundup For Week Ending 26 July, 2014

Twitter Roundup For Week Ending 26 July, 2014

This week I cel­e­brated my fourth blo­giver­sary, my first post was, of course, about Don Quixote. I can­not believe four years have gone by and I'm still blog­ging about books. The past sev­eral months I didn't have the energy to put into the pro­mo­tion of this site as I did before. and I know that as […]

Fun Facts Friday: Elias Canetti

Fun Facts Friday: Elias Canetti

Elias Canetti (25 July, 1905 – 14 August, 1994) was a nov­el­ist, non-fiction writer, mem­oirist and play­wright. Mr. Elias was born in Bul­garia, but is known as a Swiss and British nov­el­ist. Image from russianroulettehitscannes.wordpress.com Books by Elias Canetti The ances­tors of Mr. Canetti were Sephardi Jews who were expelled from Spain in 1492. Canetti came […]

Giveaway & Book Review: The Tenth Chamber by Glenn Cooper

Giveaway <span class=& Book Review: The Tenth Chamber by Glenn Cooper"/>

A 14th Cen­tury book is found hid­den in a wall in a monastery, inside it there is a map which points to a cave filled with out­stand­ing paint­ings on its walls. The book is sent to Paris for restora­tion where Hugo Pineau, a lit­er­ary his­to­rian, enlists the help of Luc Simard, an archae­ol­o­gist to find the cave.

Batman Day — Kindle Comics from $0 — $3

Batman Day — Kindle Comics from $0 — $3

To cel­e­brate Bat­man Day Ama­zon is giv­ing away "Bat­man Eter­nal #1" for free by using promo code "BATMAN75". Click on the link or on the image below for that pro­mo­tion (Until August 3, 2014). Comics Sale Fea­tur­ing Bat­man, $0.99 Each Also on sale are Bat­man Graphic Nov­els for $2.99 each

Book Review: Bringing Down Gaddafi by Andrei Netto

Book Review: Bringing Down Gaddafi by Andrei Netto

About: Bring­ing Down Gaddafi: On the Ground with the Libyan Rebels by Andrei Netto is a non-fiction book telling the story of the author, a Brazil­ian jour­nal­ist. Mr. Netto trav­eled to Libya to wit­ness first­hand the upris­ing against Gaddafi. 320 pages Pub­lisher: Pal­grave Macmil­lan Trade Lan­guage: Eng­lish ISBN-10: 1137279125 My rat­ing for Bring­ing Down Gaddafi — […]

Kiva Loans — Repaid

Kiva Loans — Repaid

We've received a total of $20.41 in repay­ments this July. Loan repay­ments in the amount of $12.02 were made on a por­tion of a loan pur­chased with pro­mo­tional credit, so this amount was returned to the pro­mo­tional account.   Click here to donate your­self Funded on Aug 16, 2013 Fredy Celestino Guatemala  |  Inter­net Café You Loaned: $25.00 […]

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 19 July, 2014

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 19 July, 2014

Mar­vel announced a female Thor to take over in the comics. Does that mean that Thor is now a Dis­ney Princess? Over­all, it should be an inter­est­ing arc in the comics (noth­ing is per­ma­nent, not even death), they are entrust­ing the line to very tal­ented writ­ers and artists. Fun Facts Fri­day: George Bernard Shawtinyurl.com/lkthgch #BookRe­view Check […]

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