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Special Offer (Over): The Eighth Scroll by Laurence B. Brown

Recently I read Dr. Laurence B. Brown’s book “The Eighth Scroll”, as usual I blogged about my thoughts when I finished reading. Recently Dr. Brown wrote me offering to send a SPECIAL OFFER via email to my readers. Simply put your email address in the form below and I will forward them to the author […]

Thoughts on: Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service by Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal

About: Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service by Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal is a non-fictionbook by Israeli journalists Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal. The book recounts some of the great successes and failures of the secret Israeli agency. 400 pages Publisher: Ecco Language: English ISBN-10: 0062123408 My rating for The Mossad – 5 Buy […]

Thoughts on: Dreams of My Russian Summers by Andreï Makine

About: “Dreams of My Russian Summers” by Andreï Makine is a fictional, semi-autobiographical book. The book was originally written in French and has won several awards. 241 pages Publisher: Arcade Publishing ISBN: 155970893X The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (2) copies of “Dreams of My Russian Summers” to be given out– enter at the end […]

Fun Facts Friday: Theodore Dreiser

Tomorrow will be the birthday of American novelist Theodore Dreiser (August 27, 1871 – December 28, 1945). Mr. Dreiser is known for many things, among them are the situations he created which resemble nature studies more than the philosophical choice of agency. 1 ) Born Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser  in Terre Haute, Indiana and was 12 out […]

Thoughts on: Uncle Misha’s Partisans by Yuri Suhl

About: “Uncle Misha’s Partisans” by Yuri Suhl is a fictional book following the adventures of a Ukrainian boy during World War II. The book is meant for young adults (YA) and should be read as such. 211 pages Publisher: Shapolsky Publishers ISBN: 0933503237 My rating for Uncle Misha’s Partisan’s – 5 Thoughts: The book, “Uncle […]

Authors on Facebook

A few days ago I stumbled on a fascinating tweet-chat using the hashtag #bookmarket. While I’m not an active participant of that chat (I work at that time) I happen to hop on and join the conversation. The theme was authors using social media to sell books and the question asked was whether or not […]

Thoughts on: Better by Mistake by Alina Tugend

About: “Better by Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong” by Alina Tugend is a non-fiction book which tries to explain how dealing with mistakes can benefit you and your work. While this book might be categorized as self-help, I found it to be more than that and  thought provoking as well. 304 pages Publisher: […]

Thoughts on: The Devil’s Gold By Steve Berry

About: “The Devil’s Gold” By Steve Berry is a short fictional eBook original. The book follows one of the characters in Mr. Berry’s books on a short adventure. Publisher: Ballantine Books ASIN: B004U33GCW  My rat­ing for The Devil’s God— 4 Buy “The Devil’s Gold” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account: $0.99 on the Kindle Thoughts: “The […]

Fun Facts Friday: Jacqueline Susann

Tomorrow will be the birthday of bestselling author Jacqueline Susann (August 20, 1918 – September 21, 1974). While many people had issues with Ms. Susann’s writing skills, she did write several best sellers. 1 )      Jacqueline’s father, Robert, was a portrait painter, her mother, Rose Jans, was a school teacher. 2 )      Jacqueline was known […]

Thoughts on: Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

About: “Tess of the d’Urbervilles” by Thomas Hardy is a fictional book published in 1891 . The book follows Tess through her trials and tribulations in Victorian England. 544 pages Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics ISBN-10: 1593082282 My rating for Tess of the D’Urbervilles – 2  Buy & Save on “Tess of the d’Urbervilles”  through […]

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