Be a hero – give the gift of life Donate Blood : American Red Cross

    Be a holiday hero – give the gift of life Red Cross urgently needs blood and platelet donations (Dec 17, 2018) — Emergencies don’t take a holiday. The American Red Cross urgently needs blood and platelet donors to make an appointment now to give and help ensure patients can get the treatment they need at a moment’s notice. In November 2016, a 100-foot maple tree fell on Mike McMahon, causing life-threatening injuries. He needed 11 units of blood during emergency … [Continue reading...]

Music Boxes by Tonja Drecker

Music Boxes by Tonja Drecker Book stats: Genre(s): Middle grade, mystery, thriller Medium: Print Number of pages: 155 Publish date: March 5th, 2019 “I only desire your talent...” Twelve-year-old Lindsey McKay's biggest dream is to be a famous ballerina. But after moving to New York, she ends up at the Community Center with a teacher who’s a burly bear in tights. When she meets Madame Destinée, the teacher of a top dance school who offers her classes for free, Lindsey can't believe … [Continue reading...]

The White Album at 50: Secret Meaning Behind Lyrics Revealed

The White Album at 50: Secret Meaning Behind Lyrics Revealed By Susan Shumsky I spent 22 years in the ashrams and six years on the personal staff of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founder of Transcendental Meditation (TM). While the Beatles enjoyed halcyon days at the guru’s ashram in Rishikesh, India, from February to April 1968, their creativity […]

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Photography: The Definitive Visual History

Photography

  This is a really cool book if you like historical photographs or the history of photographs.Very informative of the history of the photography. Being in Rochester,NY which you may or may not know is the home of what “was” the premier photography company in the world KODAK. I can’t help but think of the […]

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Hanukkah Harvie vs. Santa Claus: The Chrismukkah Kerfuffle

         Hanukkah Harvie                  vs.        Santa Claus:             The Chrismukkah Kerfuffle   by David Michael Slater and Illustrated by  Michelle Simpson   In the festive story, Hanukkah Harvie vs. Santa Claus: The Chrismukkah Kerfuffle, a chance encounter between two holiday heroes leads to a night of manic one-upmanship, as the […]

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The Field by Ian Dawson

,   The Field Ian Dawson 2018 ISBN:  978-1-54394-331-3 ISBN:  978-1-54393-888-3  (ebook) 243 pages “Always be on the lookout for in this world that we live in can be a dangerous in many ways.”  ‘The Field’ written by Ian Dawson is a young adult novel that explains this statement very well.  It is a story […]

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Nick Noelle, Thicker Than Blood by A. R. Baumann

Nick Noelle, Thicker Than Blood by A. R. Baumann Book stats: Genre(s): Mystery, thriller Medium: Print Number of pages: 268 Publish date: September 10th, 2018 Purchase: Barnes & Noble Set in the steamy, gritty city of New Orleans in 1971 where the mob ruled, Nick Noelle, a newly retired detective from Houston, returns home to settle his affairs with his dying […]

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The Color of Lies by C. J. Lyons

The Color of Lies by C. J. Lyons Book stats: Genre(s): Mystery, young adult, thriller Medium: Print Number of pages: 336 Publish date: November 6th, 2018 Purchase: Amazon – Barnes & Noble – Book Depository High school senior Ella Cleary has always been good at reading people. Her family has a rare medical condition called synesthesia that scrambles the senses—her Gram Helen sees every […]

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Can Audiobooks Boost Your Interest in Reading? #loveaudiobooks

#loveaudiobooks Can Audiobooks Boost Your Interest in Reading? Audiobook downloads rose by an impressive 22.7% in 2018, according to recent statistics released by the Publishers Association. Sales year-on-year have grown exponentially in the past few years, with the audiobook market touted as one of the fastest growing in digital publishing. There are many reasons why […]

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Tex-Mex Diabetes Cooking by Kelley Cleary Coffeen – Interview Q&A

  This cookbook is just the thing for my wife and I. Just diagnosed with Diabetes it’s just what we need. We’ve tried 3 recipes so far and each one was very good. SHORT BIO: Kelley Cleary Coffeen, PhD, is a food consultant, blogger, and cookbook author who has been fascinated with – and immersed herself […]

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Tradecraft Phase Two Evil Winds

    Tradecraft Phase Two Evil Winds Michael Shusko 2018 ISBN: 13: 978-0-99819-595-7 ISBN: 10: 0-99819-595-2 268 pages This is a piece of writing right out of the headlines.  Michael Shusko has written ‘Evil Winds’ Phase Two of Tradecraft a second in a series of novels set in far away countries that are full of […]

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Best Movie Kisses

The Daily Mish Mash is having a Movie Madness Carnival To participate, all you need to do is write a movie-related post.  Here are some ideas (but feel free to be as creative as you would like, just as long as you stick to the theme): a movie review, a list of your favorite movies in a genre, […]

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Free Book Online

  I discovered yesterday that on HarperCollins website they have Browse Inside the book before you buy.  The entire book above is being offered free online for a limited time.  It is written by the author who wrote The Alchemist.  Below is the synopsis: Just click on the book cover to go to their website to read it! This […]

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Sewing School ®: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make

Sewing School : 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make   Kids can sew too! This inspiring guide includes 21 fun sewing projects for children ages 5 and up. With easy-to-follow illustrated instructions and cut-out patterns, young crafters will quickly be sewing up colorful pillows, potholders, dolls, blankets, and more. These kid-tested projects require […]

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Donald and the Golden Crayon: An “Unpresidented” Parody: A Book That Uses the Best Words

      DONALD                 and the     GOLDEN       CRAYON     I don’t really want to delve into the world of politics here on Bookroomreviews *BUT* Donald and the Golden Crayon is hilarious! It’s not really a critique of Mr Trump because most everything the story here eludes to are words […]

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Oasis 2064: The Saga of Despair and Hope

        A Guest Post by             Tamar Ben-Ur author of                                                                Oasis 2064 It was hard to believe that I am an author, and it took me some time to get used to the title. However, looking back at my life, I wonder why it took me so long. When I was […]

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Glowstone Peak

    Glowstone Peak A Story of Courage, Influence, and Hope David Dye, Sebastian Dye, Karin Hart and Illustrated by Dawn Doughty Davidson 2018 ISBN:  978-1-7322647-0-0 http://www.GlowstonePeak.com 42 pages ‘Glowstone Peak’ written by David Dye, Sebastian Dye and Karin Hart and illustrated by Dawn Doughty Davidson is a story of three tribes known as the […]

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SAVING WASHINGTON The Forgotten Story of the Maryland 400 by Chris Formant

                                                                                                                                SAVING                     WASHINGTON      The Forgotten Story of the Maryland 400 and The Battle of Brooklyn                           by Chris Formant   I thought this post fitting for Veterans Day this year. SAVING WASHINGTON The Forgotten Story of the Maryland 400 […]

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The Incident of the Mysterious Priest and Other stories

      How The Incident of the Mysterious Priest and Other stories came about By Dr Raymond Fenech I have always believed the best ever written stories, film scripts and even poetry are those inspired by true events and people. The world is full of incredible life sagas. There is a story in every […]

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Use Your Passion for Books to Make Your CV Stand Out

Books

    Use Your Passion for Books to Make Your CV Stand Out     Recruiters spend an average of 3.14 minutes on an applicant’s CV. That’s right—you have almost no time to show off your love of literature while simultaneously coming off as skilled, professional, and capable. Data shows that 1 in 5 recruiters will even […]

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