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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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Bad Monkeys by Matt Ruff

My June read for the Recycled Book Reading Challenge is ‘Bad Monkeys’ by Matt Ruff. I thoroughly enjoyed this book! So much so, that I am unable to pass it on. I have to keep it in my personal library to re-read at another time. The book is set in a Las Vegas mental ward…

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Book Review: Daughter of the Sun by Zoe Kalo #WWVBT

I literally could not stop reading this book. I was hooked within the first 2 chapters and found myself reading the entire day until I had read this book in its entirety. I haven’t done that in years! The setting begins in a convent/orphanage where Trinity, almost 17 years old, discovers that she does indeed…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Domestic Violets by Matthew Norman

I chose the book ‘Domestic Violets’ by Matthew Norman, for April’s reading for the Recycled Book Reading Challenge. I have to say that I just could not put this book down. Published in 2011, it is relatively new (as recycled books go) and it was a smooth read because it really reflected many of the…

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Many congratulations Jacqueline for your new publication!

  I would love to give a shoutout and a ton of congratulations to fellow blogger, total sweetie, and extremely had worker – Jacqueline Oby-ikocha for publishing her first book! This book, ‘Out of the Silent Breath’ is a collection of poems. I’m sure its a gorgeous read and I can’t wait to get my…

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Recycled book reading challenge: The Edible Woman by Margaret Atwood

Winner of the 2000 booker prize, this book was actually penned in the 60’s. This book was a welcome reprieve from the more serious books I’ve read so far for this challenge. Penned in 1965, this book contains a surprising and refreshing amount of protofeminism, as there was no feminism in sight at the time…

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