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Book Review: Look Who’s Back by Timur Vermes
5 Stars , Fiction , Latest Posts / June 9, 2014

Hitler, the megalomaniac, sees the world as if he is the only sane man left. Mad women pick up dog poop, the youth has not respect and the airwaves are filled with garbage. At some point he even justifies how Chaplin’s “cheap and shoddy” film, The Great Dictator, got less hits then him on U-Tube because it’s been on for 75 years.

Book Review: Tarzan – In The City of Gold (Vol. 1) by Don Garden
4 Stars , Graphic Novels , Latest Posts / May 29, 2014

About: Tarzan – In The City of Gold (Vol. 1): The Complete Burne Hogarth Sundays and Dailies Library by Don Garden is a 3 year collection of all Hogarth’s newspaper strips. This is the first of four volumes. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book –to enter fill out the Raf­fle­copt­ter form at the end of the post. 208 pages Publisher: Titan Books (May 13, 2014) Language: English ISBN-10: 1781163170 My rating for Tarzan: In The City of Gold (Vol. 1) by Don Garden – 4 Buy this book from Amazon.com* Thoughts: Tarzan – In The City of Gold (Vol. 1): The Complete Burne Hogarth Sundays and Dailies Library by Don Garden is a coffee table book featuring the early comic strips. While the title is similar to the Tarzan and the City of Gold, the story is different. For me, the story is secondary to the art when it comes to these type of books (a very close second, nevertheless…). While the adventures of Tarzan are always exciting, and especially in this format leaving you wanting for more, I found the story (which included time travel at some point) to be somewhat lackluster. I really enjoy these…

National Bookmobile Day Giveaway (Over)
Guest Posts , Latest Posts / March 21, 2012

Join Regal Literary in celebrating the ALA’s third annual National Bookmobile Day! In appreciation of our nation’s bookmobiles and the library professionals who keep them running, we’re giving away signed copies of THE NIGHT BOOKMOBILE and HER FEARFUL SYMMETRY by fellow bookmobile lover Audrey Niffenegger, international bestselling author of THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE. See more about the books below, and enter to win at http://www.regal-literary.com/contests/bookmobileday2012/. This sweepstakes ends on April 11, 2012. For contest updates, follow us on Twitter @regal_literary. Enjoy National Bookmobile Day, and best of luck! ======================================= The Night Bookmobile By Audrey Niffenegger The Night Bookmobile tells the story of a wistful young woman who one night encounters a mysterious disappearing library on wheels. This library includes everything, and only everything, she has ever read. Seeing her history and most intimate self in this library, she embarks on a search for the bookmobile. But over time her search turns into an obsession as she longs to be reunited with her own collection and therefore, her memories. The Night Bookmobile is a haunting tale both of transcendence and the passion for books, and features the evocative full-color pen-and-ink work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers. Her Fearful…

American Presidents: Biographies Etc.
/ July 4, 2024

George Washington Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis – 5 The General’s Cook by Ramin Ganeshram (historical fiction) – 4 His Excellency: George Washington by Joseph J. Ellis – 4 The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers by Thomas Fleming – 4 Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy by Nathaniel Philbrick – 4 Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow – 5 John Adams Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis – 5 John Adams by David McCullough – 5 The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers by Thomas Fleming – 4 The Patriots: Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the Making of America by Winston Groom – 4 Thomas Jefferson Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis – 5 American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson by Joseph J. Ellis – 3 In Pursuit of Jefferson: Traveling through Europe with the Most Perplexing Founding Father by Derek Baxter The Patriots: Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the Making of America by Winston Groom – 4 Thomas Jefferson’s Crème Brûlée: How a Founding Father and His Slave James Hemings Introduced French Cuisine to America by Thomas J. Craughwell…

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