Fun Facts Friday: Arthur Conan Doyle

Trained as a physi­cian, he opened a prac­tice but closed it because he never received any patients.

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Giveaway: Reagan by H.W. Brands

A few days ago I pub­lished my thoughts on Rea­gan: The Life by H.W. Brands, a biog­ra­phy of the 40th pres­i­dent of the United States. I thought this was an excel­lent, inter­est­ing biog­ra­phy which is bal­anced and a joy to read. The book is engag­ing and I will cer­tainly ref­er­ence it in the future. The […]

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Book Review: The Leopard Tree by Tim Merriman and Lisa Brochu

I really liked the char­ac­ters of the book, the three Kenyan orphans are engag­ing and like­able. I also liked how the author took the Wiz­ard of Oz and weaved that nar­ra­tive into his sto­ry­line through­out the book.

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Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 16 May, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the past week.

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Fun Facts Friday: L. Frank Baum

Mr. Baum was an adamant sup­porter of women’s rights. His mother in law, Matilda Joslyn Gage, even wrote a book, His­tory of Woman Suf­frage (avail­ble for free) with Susan B. Anthony, how­ever it is said she did not like her son-in-law very much.

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Book Review: Reagan by H.W. Brands

The book fol­lows Rea­gan from his youth, his Hol­ly­wood career, his pres­i­dency (which gets the lion share of the book of course) and to his death.

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Book Review: Never Pay Full Price Again by Mr. Cheapskate

About: Never Pay Full Price Again: 5 Sim­ple Lessons on How to Save Money on Any­thing & Every­thing by Mr. Cheap­skate is an eBook con­tain­ing a few short lessons on sav­ing money. 15 pages Sold by: Ama­zon Dig­i­tal Ser­vices, Inc. Lan­guage: Eng­lish My rat­ing for Never Pay Full Price Again — 3 Buy this book from Amazon.com […]

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Fun Facts Friday: Arthur Conan Doyle

Fun Facts Friday: Arthur Conan Doyle

Trained as a physi­cian, he opened a prac­tice but closed it because he never received any patients.

Giveaway: Reagan by H.W. Brands

Giveaway: Reagan by H.W. Brands

A few days ago I pub­lished my thoughts on Rea­gan: The Life by H.W. Brands, a biog­ra­phy of the 40th pres­i­dent of the United States. I thought this was an excel­lent, inter­est­ing biog­ra­phy which is bal­anced and a joy to read. The book is engag­ing and I will cer­tainly ref­er­ence it in the future. The […]

Book Review: The Leopard Tree by Tim Merriman and Lisa Brochu

Book Review: The Leopard Tree by Tim Merriman and Lisa Brochu

I really liked the char­ac­ters of the book, the three Kenyan orphans are engag­ing and like­able. I also liked how the author took the Wiz­ard of Oz and weaved that nar­ra­tive into his sto­ry­line through­out the book.

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 16 May, 2015

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 16 May, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the past week.

Fun Facts Friday: L. Frank Baum

Fun Facts Friday: L. Frank Baum

Mr. Baum was an adamant sup­porter of women’s rights. His mother in law, Matilda Joslyn Gage, even wrote a book, His­tory of Woman Suf­frage (avail­ble for free) with Susan B. Anthony, how­ever it is said she did not like her son-in-law very much.

No Don Quixotes' permitted

No Don Quixotes' permitted

Book Review: Reagan by H.W. Brands

Book Review: Reagan by H.W. Brands

The book fol­lows Rea­gan from his youth, his Hol­ly­wood career, his pres­i­dency (which gets the lion share of the book of course) and to his death.

Book Review: Never Pay Full Price Again by Mr. Cheapskate

Book Review: Never Pay Full Price Again by Mr. Cheapskate

About: Never Pay Full Price Again: 5 Sim­ple Lessons on How to Save Money on Any­thing & Every­thing by Mr. Cheap­skate is an eBook con­tain­ing a few short lessons on sav­ing money. 15 pages Sold by: Ama­zon Dig­i­tal Ser­vices, Inc. Lan­guage: Eng­lish My rat­ing for Never Pay Full Price Again — 3 Buy this book from Amazon.com […]

A History of Noms De Plume — An Infographic by Printerinks.com

A History of Noms De Plume — An Infographic by Printerinks.com

Info­graphic by Printerinks

Fun Facts Friday: Robert Browning

Fun Facts Friday: Robert Browning

Robert Brown­ing (8 May, 1812 — 12 Decem­ber, 1889) was an Eng­lish poet with a flair for the dra­matic. Works by Robert Brown­ing Brown­ing was edu­cated at home and lived many years under his par­ents’ roof while fos­ter­ing a lit­er­ary career. Eng­lish poet Percy Bysshe Shel­ley and play­wright William Shake­speare were a major influ­ence on […]

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