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Book Review: Eyewitness by Vladimir Pozner

The leaders of the coup was lead by hard line members of the Russian Communist Party who opposed the reforms Mr. Gorbachev was trying to implement. The coup was opposed by a short and effective campaign led by Boris Yeltsin, and after two days Gorbachev was back in power.

Book Review: Wicked by Gregory Maguire

I found this book mediocre and somewhat disjointed. Yet, I found it strangely interesting – maybe because I think that the idea is brilliant and the overall story is good.

Book Review: The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

These stories makes you appreciate where you came from, and what people have done to preserve our way of life. The most fascinating parts are not the stories of the men and women who went on to bigger and better things, but the stories of those who came home, settled down, and lived a full life.

Book Review: Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

About: Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson is a biography of the famed scientist. Einstein lived a tremendous life full of science, math, politics, religion and love; I admire Mr. Isaacson’s courage in tackling such a project. 704 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition Language: English ISBN-10: 0743264738 My rating for Einstein: His Life […]

Guest Post: Rhinestone Beads

These gorgeous rhinestone beads are high quality and affordable for all to enjoy. One cannot easily tarnish them because of the material made to prevent that from occurring. They come in a variety of colors, such as purple, green, pink, blue, yellow and orange. Any creative person can make beautiful jewelry from it. For example, […]

Guest Post on The Oliva Reader

Spangle from The Oliva Reader has a wonderful feature called “Chapters In My Life” a weekly feature, where different authors and bloggers write about 5 books that have been influential or signify an era of their lives. When she asked me to participate I was only too happy to oblige. Here is my guest post […]

Guest Post: Marketing Books in the Social Media Age

Marketing Books in the Social Media Age This is a guest post from James Norman, a writer for the content creation firm Article Writing Services. Advantages To Contemporary Marketing There are several challenges to today’s marketing scene that would seem to prohibit great success in publicizing books. A damaged economy translates into purses held more […]

Update on: Classic Lit for Kids – Getting Started

In April I wrote a post on Classic Lit for Kids – Getting Started which was well received (thank you all). I made a few updates to it based on more experience, so please take a look and don’t forget to leave a comment telling me what you think or some more tips.   Zohar […]

Book Blogger Appreciation Week!

It is this time of the year again. Book Blogger Appreciation Week 2011 is coming up in a few weeks! The last day to nominate your favorite book blogs for BBAW (ahmm…)awards is August 13 – so if you have blogs you want to nominate (there are many categories), dot it without haste. You’ll need […]

Seen at a Bookstore

It has been a stressful month and will be a stressful month to come. My beloved wife, may she live a long life, let me have something unheard of in the annals of marriage with children – an hour to myself at the bookstore (while she went shopping). I had a very relaxing 90 minutes […]

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