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Thoughts on: Startup From the Ground Up by Cynthia Kocialski

About: “Startup From the Ground Up: Practical Insights for Entrepreneurs by Cynthia Kocialski is a non-fiction book for entrepreneurs. The book consists of short sections giving sage advice. 228 pages Publisher: CreateSpace ISBN: 1453746633 My rating for Startup From the Ground Up – 4 Buy & Save on “ Startup From the Ground Up” through […]

BBAW Day 3: Community Part II

I only have been blogging for a bit more than a year and I don’t feel qualified to give anyone tips about building a community. However since this is the daily topic I’m going to try. Most important is to keep doing what you enjoy. Don’t try to appease others, don’t try to read books […]

Author Q&A with J.E. Fishman

Author J.E. Fish­man had a very inter­est­ing career in the book busi­ness; his blog is fas­ci­nat­ing and enlight­en­ing. Mr. Fish­man took the time to answer some ques­tions I had about his new thriller “Primacy” (book review).   Q. Why was it important for you to write a book about animal testing? A. The way we […]

BBAW Day 1: Community

I’m going to tell you right off the bat that I’m going to cheat. This weeks marks the 2011 Book Blogger Appreciation Week. Yes, I have my favorite book bloggers and they know who they are. There are several which I follow religiously but mostly I simply enjoy looking at my RSS feed knowing that […]

Book Review: Primacy by J.E. Fishman

About: “Primacy” by J.E. Fishman is a fictional book which covers a lot of ground, both geographically and storywise. The book is partially about animal testing and contains some difficult passages, however it’s worth the effort. 384 pages Publisher: Verbitrage ISBN: 0983380902 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Primacy” to be given […]

Fun Facts Friday: Stephen Jay Gould

Tomorrow, September 10 will be the birthday of award winning author Stephen Jay Gould (September 10, 1941 – May 20, 2002) (Unofficial Site).  A scholar as well as an author, Mr. Gould won many awards for his work. 1 )      Besides being an author, Mr. Gould was a paleontologist, historian of science and an evolutionary […]

Thoughts on: Rhino Ranch by Larry McMurtry

About: “Rhino Ranch” by Larry McMurtry is a fictional book set in Texas. The book follows familiar characters from previous McMurtry Books. 288 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 1439156409 My rating for Rhino Ranch – 3 Buy & Save on “ Rhino Ranch” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon | Kin­dle | Book Depos­i­tory […]

Thoughts on: Just My Type: by Simon Garfield

About: “Just My Type: A Book About Fonts” by Simon Garfield is a nonfiction book about fonts. After reading this book I will never look at signs the same way again. 356 pages Pub­lisher: Gotham ISBN: 1592406521 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Just My Type” to be given out– enter at […]

Thoughts on: Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman

About: “Odd and the Frost Giants” by Neil Gaiman is an award winning fictional book inspired by Norse Mythology. I picked it up because frankly, I seem to enjoy everything Neil Gaiman writes. 128 pages Publisher: HarperCollins; First Editiion First Printing edition ISBN: 0061671738 My rating for Odd and the Frost Giants – 5 Buy […]

Thoughts on: Siberian Prison by E.V. Enzmann

About: “Siberian Prison” by E.v. Enzmann is a non fiction account of the author’s experience in the Austrian Army and as a Russian prisoner of war.  The eyewitness account was translated, edited but mostly left intact from the original. 374 pages Publisher: White Knight Studio ISBN: 1453773924 The Enzmann family was kind enough to allow […]

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