Fun Facts Friday: Art Buchwald

Art Buchwald (20 October, 1925 – 17 January, 2007) was an American writer best known for his humorist column in the Washington Post, which was syndicated in many other newspapers and a published more than 30 books. Books by Art Buchwald* 1)      Mr. Buchwald was born in New York City and had a pretty rough childhood. […]

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Giveaway & Book Review: The Vineyard by María Dueñas

This book is long, but it’s a satisfying read – something which I rarely say about translated books

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Graphic Novel Review: Batwoman Vol. 1: The Many Arms of Death (Rebirth) by Marguerite Bennett and James IV Tynion

I believe that the Kate Kane Batwoman will become one of DC Comics most successful new characters

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Book Review: Number One Observatory Circle: The Home of the Vice President of the United States by Charles Denyer

The book did not disappoint, not only is it beautiful on the outside, the enclosed photographs of the house, grounds, intimate moments of Vice-Presidents and Presidents with the loved ones, staff, and stuff are alone worth getting the book.

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Fun Facts Friday: Conrad Richter

 By the age of 19, Mr. Richter was already working as the editor of a weekly newspaper. Among his other jobs were a private secretary, jobs in publishing, starting a magazine for young people and as a screen writer for MGM.

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Graphic Novel Review: Batwoman Vol. 5: Webs Marc Andreyko

About: Batwoman Vol. 5: Webs (The New 52) by Marc Andreyko (illustrated by Jeremy Haun and Trevor McCarthy) is a continuation of the story of Kate Kane, the new Batwoman who is not so much part of the Bat family. This graphic novel collects issues of Batwoman #25 – #34 as well as Batwoman Annual […]

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Book Review: The Happy Ending by David Stokes

I really enjoyed the protagonist, but I think the author went out of his way to make him naïve. He doesn’t like computers, knows nothing about GPS, and is shocked to hear what’s going on inside strip joints.

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Graphic Novel Review: James Bond: Felix Leiter by James Robinson

I was excited from the first time I head the plans to make a standalone Felix Leiter story. With all the trepidations and pre-judgements that came with the announcement, only one thought, and one thought only, was on my mind – about damn time!

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Fun Facts Friday: Francis Parkman

Fun Facts Friday: Francis Parkman

Later in life, Mr. Parkman would summarize his books as “The history of the American forest”

Book Review: The Spy Who Loved Me by Ian Fleming

Book Review: The Spy Who Loved Me by Ian Fleming

An unusual entry in the series since it is narrated by a French-Canadian woman and not James Bond

Fun Facts Friday: Leo Tolstoy

Fun Facts Friday: Leo Tolstoy

Tolstoy knew at least six languages, evolved the Russian education system, made his own clothes, inspired the idea of non-violent resistance, and raised 13 children believed that his main character flaw was being lazy

Book Review: The Tunnels by Greg Mitchell

Book Review: The Tunnels by Greg Mitchell

The author tells the story of the two tunnels incorporating the diggers, spies, an American TV network that sponsored a tunnel along with the rights to film the work and rescue

eBook Giveaway (Over): Scerwball by David Belisle

eBook Giveaway (Over): Scerwball by David Belisle

The author is giv­ing away one copy of this book  –to enter fill out the Raf­fle­copt­ter form at the end of the post. File Size: 572 KB Print Length: 106 pages Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited Publication Date: October 31, 2016 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC   Hayward Templeton, a psychiatry grad student at the University of Iowa, […]

Fun Facts Friday: Allen Drury

Fun Facts Friday: Allen Drury

Advise and Consent spent 102 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list and won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960.

Book Review: Last Stand on Bataan by Christopher L. Kolakowski

Book Review: Last Stand on Bataan by Christopher L. Kolakowski

This is an academic book, the reader will be able to follow the battle each day and each step

Infographic: 12 books entrepreneurs live by

Infographic: 12 books entrepreneurs live by

Courtesy of http://www.unum.co.uk/hr/12-books-entrepreneurs-live-by

Fun Facts Friday: Earl Biggers

Fun Facts Friday: Earl Biggers

The Charlie Chan movies were so popular in Shanghai, that Chinese movie companies started making their own adaptations.

Book Review: Spaceman by Mike Massimino

Book Review: Spaceman by Mike Massimino

The book is written with a sense of humor, honesty and, rightfully so, pride

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