Book Review Blog Carnival
Fiction , Latest Posts , Non-Fiction / August 14, 2011

Rebecca from Book Nerd reviews A Daughter of Two Mothers by Miriam Cohen “A Daughter of Two Mothers is definitely a Jewish book but the message of faith and the meaning of life and hardships are there all the way through the book“. Mysteries in Paradise reviews Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie “EVIL UNDER THE SUN is an enjoyable read, well constructed, fairly complex plot, but I think quite a way from Christie’s best“. Read Aloud Dad reviews Fancy Nancy: Phenomenal Picture Books by Jane O’Connor “Even the most plainly dressed reader among us, will be searching the back of his or her wardrobe for a couple of accessories to glam up – after reading this little gem! “. Read Aloud Dad reviews Jenny And The Cat Club: A Collection of Favorite Stories about Jenny Linsky “Jenny Linsky – let me whisper in your ear. My twins adore you. Come, come closer dear. My girl and boy love you. You touched their young hearts“. I’ll Never Forget the Day I Read a Book! reviews Obama’s Wars by Bob Woodward “Bob Woodward, the dean of Washington journalists, goes inside the situation room with President Obama as the plan for…

Guest Post from #100blogfest
Guest Posts / August 11, 2011

Winters were great when we were kids. Massive snow falls every year, snow ball fights, snowmen – it was the best! Nowadays it’s pretty paltry by comparison. In my house we had a living room that stretched from the front of the house to the back. Just in front of our house was a street lamp that glowed orange. When it snowed, the fun I had running from the front of the house watching the flakes fall against the backdrop of the orange light, before running to the back window and staring out into the black night where the snowflakes appeared to be falling even heavier! Our house was perfectly placed for the winter joys. Only a few hundred yards away at the end of our street was a field with a great big, long hill. It made the perfect winter slope. Every year we would spend hours playing on those slopes without a care in the world how cold it was. My stepdad worked at a plastic material factory. Because we didn’t have much money, my mum made me and my sister matching waterproof outfits, from coat with hood, to trousers and even gloves. We were the driest, warmest,…

Seen at a Bookstore
Uncategorized / August 8, 2011

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 – as any parent knows, a gift from heaven. I spent it in Barnes and Noble with a cup of coffee and a cozy book while blissfully ignoring (and being ignored by) the “commoners”. While there I saw this display which I got a kick out of. The display is accurate as one of the employees told me. Still… Zohar – Man of la Book Related articles Bookstores (eschatonblog.com) Bookstores and Ebooks (pinkseele.wordpress.com) Bill Maxwell: Sadly closing the book on old friend (knoxnews.com) Apple + Barnes & Nobles = Win? (thenormanomicon.wordpress.com)

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