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Fun Facts Friday: Roger Hargreaves and Mr. Men

This week we celebrated what would have been Roger Hargreaves 76th birthday. Mr. Hargreaves was the creator of the “Mr. Men”(official site | collector’s site) series of books which many of us grew on. In his honor I dedicate this post of Fun Facts Friday. 1) Charles Roger Hargreaves (9 May 1935 – 11 September […]

Author Q&A with Lauren Belfer

A few weeks ago I read “A Fierce Radiance” (book review) and was very impressed with the storytelling and research that went into the book. The author, Lauren Belfer (web­site), was kind enough to answer a few questions I had after finished reading her book. Q. It seems you did a lot of research, anything […]

Book Review: On China by Henry Kissinger

I got this book for free as part of the TLC Book Tour pro­mo­tion. My rating for On China – 4 About: “On China” by Dr. Henry Kissinger is a non-fiction book in which the famous statesman recounts and advises on the future of Chinese diplomacy with the west. 608 pages Publisher: Penguin Press HC […]

Book Review: Berlin 1961 by Frederick Kempe

I got this book for free. Article first published as Book Review: Berlin 1961 by Frederick Kempe on Blogcritics. My rating for Belin 1961  – 4 About: “Berlin 1961” by Frederick Kempe (website) is a non-fiction book which follows the political turmoil in 1961, a defining year in US-Soviet relationship. Nikita Khrushchev called Berlin “the […]

Book Review: The Pun Also Rises by John Pollack

I got this book for free as part of the TLC Book Tour pro­mo­tion. The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “The Pun Also Rises” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. Sorry about the puns in this post. My rating for The Pun Also Rises – 4 About: “The […]

Guest Post: Times Two by Kristen Henderson and Sarah Kate Ellis

Just in time for Mother’s day, the pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Times Two” AND an unreleased advance MP3s of two of Antigone Rising’s new singles – Borrowed Time and Everywhere is Home to be given out– enter at the end of the post.As the Oscar-nominated film The Kids are Alright reflects, gay […]

Author Q and A with Elizabeth Kerri Mahon

Eliz­a­beth Kerri Mahon (blog | Twit­ter) did what many bloggers dream but not dare – she turned her blog into a book. Not only that, I really liked her book “Scandalous Women” (book review) and Ms. Mahon was kind enough to answer a few questions about social media, her experience going from a blog to […]

Fun Facts Friday: Scandalous Women

The book “Scandalous Women” (book review) by Eliz­a­beth Kerri Mahon (blog | Twit­ter) is filled with great stories and great trivia. Instead of doing my usual Fun Facts Friday I decided to do something a bit different. I will use random.org ten times and open up to that page in  “Scandalous Women”. Once there I […]

Book Review: Scandalous Women by Elizabeth Kerri Mahon

I got this book for free. The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Scandalous Women” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. Article first published as Book Review: Scandalous Women: The Lives and Loves of History’s Most Notorious Women by Elizabeth Kerri Mahon on Blogcritics. My rating for Scandalous Women […]

Author Q and A with Daphne Kalotay

Daphne Kalotay (website | Facebook |Reading Group Guide ) wrote her first book “Russian Winter” (book review) to great acclaim. I was very impressed with the research that went into the  book. I also found the book complex, not in a bad way of course and had some questions about and Ms. Kalotay was kind […]

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