Recycled Book Reading Challenge: American Beauty by Zoey Dean

This is my RBRC book for the month of September. I have to start by saying that this was not my kind of book. I think this book is aimed more towards the teen crowd. Apparently this is one book out of a large series. This was more of a Beverly Hills high graduation story,…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: The Testament by John Grisham

Hi there 🙂 Last month, I didn’t post a RBRC post because we were traveling. I’m continuing the challenge though and so picking back up with this month’s post. The Testament is a well known book. I have read it before (hence the reason its been collecting dust for a few years), but it was…

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August 2018 RBRC

Greetings! I’m sharing Colette’s Recycled Book Reading Challenge for this month, as we were traveling and I was unable to do my regular post. (Which by the way, the RBRC will be continuing as of the 1st of this month!) Colette is awesome and I hope you will visit her blog. All the best! -Mliae…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: The Medici Secret by Michael White

The Medici Secret by Michael White was my RBRC book for the month of May. I have to say that I really enjoyed this one! (So much so, that I’m actually linking to the author’s page). At first glance, one might easily assume that this book is quite much like the Davinci code series. It…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Destination Unknown by Agatha Christie

Loved, Loved, LOVED this book! Agatha Christie is known for her excellent writing and descriptive mysteries. This book, was no different. One of the things I really like about Agatha Christie’s books is the language. English has so many variations. It seems the the older books are written in a clear and easy to decipher…

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Re-launching the Recycled Book Reading Challenge!

Hello 🙂 How is everyone today? Today, I’m re-launching the Recycled Book Reading Challenge! I originally launched this challenge 2 years ago, and I was amazed at the results. The challenge originally ran for 1 year, but it kept going strong for at least a good 15 months! After a while, challenge posts began to…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Walt Whitman, Selected Poems

I was really excited to find this book! Walt Whitman is hailed as an American superhero of nineteenth century poetry & essays. His book, Leaves of Grass, left a lasting impression on students worldwide…especially this one. What can I say about this book? If you like poetry, symbolism, American history….you’ll love this book. Much of…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Raven Black by Ann Cleeves

Hello! Welcome to my Recycled Book Reading Challenge post for my April read! I did  and did not like this one. I must admit, this is the first Ann Cleeves book that I have read. Allow me to explain. The story starts out with Magnus Taint, an older gentleman with a mental disability who is blamed…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Dante’s Inferno

A classic piece, I was so excited when I saw this book…and for all of 10 pennies! I think most of us are familiar with Dante’s 9 rings of hell. In the 1300’s, Dante gets lost in the woods. When Virgil, a ghost, offers to help him find his way back. Virgil can lead Dante…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Sandstorm by Michael Asher

This book was passed along to me by a friend of mine after he finished reading it. It’s been sitting on my bookshelf for awhile, so I thought it would be a great pick for November’s Recycled Book Reading Challenge. This book is set in the Sahara, during the 50’s. It is a bit cliché…

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Free e-books on Amazon

Hi there 🙂 Today, I wanted to share another link-laden post. But one that the deal-lover/book-lover in you is going to be so happy about! Everyone loves freebies (yours truly, being no exception). So, as my gift to you to start the holiday season, I wanted to share some 100% free book downloads that I…

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Black Friday Sales Gift Ideas!

Hi all 🙂 Amazon UK Black Friday sales just started, so I thought this would be a great time to share some awesome gift ideas that are going at a great price! I love Amazon UK, because they normally ship international (Yay for me! You know I’m a fiend about shipping). Since a majority of my…

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Book Review: Hi-tech Hijack by Dov Nardimon #HiTechHijack

This is one of those adventure books that I did not want to stop reading. It sucked me into the story from the very beginning. Which, I love 😉 Eddie, an Israeli career scientist who is on the never ending quest to cure cancer with the Ebola virus, finds himself and his partner in a…

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A Simple Life by Giora Amir #ASimpleLife

This book, an autobiographical memoir told in first person narrative form gives us, the reader a vivid glimpse into the lives and thoughts of  a boy coming into manhood during the infantile stages of the holocaust and throughout. This book tugged at my heart strings like no other in a very long time. A must-read!…

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Book Review: Five Seasons inThe Kitchen #FiveSeasonsinTheKitchen

I really really like this cookbook! The recipes are unique and awe inspiring, and set out in such a way to help the reader follow a Zen-inspired lifestyle. The 5 seasons are set as Spring, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn and Winter. Each season has its foods (seasonal fruit and vegetable), the colors that normally accompany…

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Recycled book reading challenge: Fat Tuesday, by Sandra Brown

Hello all and welcome to my Recycled Book Reading Challenge book for September! I’m not usually one for romance novels, but I do love suspense. So when you mix the two, this book is the result. I think I found this book on the english rack at the second hand shop for 0,25€. Published in…

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Book Review:Broken Leaves of Autumn by Eli Hai #Review

This book begins with Jeff and his younger sister Pam, setting the stage in a home with a drunken, abusive father and a beautiful submissive mother. After Jeff returns home to discover that Pam has received the beating of a lifetime from her father, he starts planning to leave. No long after that, Jeff has had…

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Kindle Unlimited

Hi all, I found a cool little set-up on amazon I wanted to share. Since many of my fellow bloggers and subscribers are book lovers like myself, I thought you might be able to get some solid use out of this -especially since we are reading all the time. Amazon now has an unlimited Kindle…

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Blogroll

I had to do it. This is my first blogroll, so I hope I’m going about it correctly. With so many blogs coming and going these days, I thought maybe I should share a few of my reliable favorites which publish good content and have been around for awhile. The Millionaires Digest These people really know…

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Future worlds: A Science Fiction Anthology #futurehousepub

This Anthology, which includes the work of 5 awesome science fiction authors is a good read. It contains the following intriguing short stories. One Man Falls by Mark R. Healy – When the Argoni arrive, there’s no time to play around. Our heroin Jahni learns a fast life-lesson as regards the need to make the sacrifices…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: King Lear by William Shakespeare

Hello! My apologies, time escaped me and I did not realize that yesterday was the 1st until quite late in the night. So I’m a day late…again. My pick for August for the Recycled book reading challenge is King Lear by William Shakespeare. I think I picked this up for 0,25€ at a second hand…

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Book Review: Blood Tide by Brian Burt #WWVBT

Blood Tide, book two of Aquarius Rising, by Brian Burt is a great read! As most of you know, I’m not a huge science fiction fan. However, I have recently found myself reading more and more science fiction and this book is a shining example of why – it’s interesting! I’ve been sucked into this…

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