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Monthly Archives: September, 2014

Interview: Harry James Krebs

A Conversation with Harry James Krebs Below is an interview with author, Harry James Krebs!  Check it out to learn more about him and his book, Vengeance is Mine.  Then check back with us for our review soon.  1.  How did your latest novel, Vengeance is Mine, start for you? Image, Idea, Dream? A:  I …

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Hereafter

by Samuel Peralta Overview (from Goodreads.com):  Cpl. Caitlyn McAdams returns home from war, back to her family and the life she knew—but she doesn’t return whole. How can she forget the man she left behind—a man she’d met only once before—a casualty of a roadside bomb, dying in front of her? And then, one day, …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Underrated Authors and Books in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Genre

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday post is brought to you thanks to The Broke and the Bookish, hosting as always.  One of my all-time favorite genres is fantasy.  Always has been, always will be.  Heck, the fantasy genre gave us Harry Potter, Twilight, Sookie Stackhouse, hobbits, Game of Thrones, and more.  Fantasy has become extremely …

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Divergent (Rated PG-13)

Starring:  Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Ashley Judd, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Ansel Elgort, and Miles Teller Directed by:  Neil Burger Synopsis:  In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four …

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Oriental Cabbage Salad

This salad makes an excellent side dish with just about any meal.  Or you can have it as an afternoon pick me up snack.  Note:  Tastes much better fresh.  Not the best salad to have as leftovers. Ingredients – Serves 4 1/2 small head green cabbage 3 scallions, chopped 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil 2 …

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If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won’t)

by Betty White Overview (from B&N.com):  It-girl Betty White delivers a hilarious, slyly profound take on love, life, celebrity, and everything in between. Drawing from a lifetime of lessons learned, seven-time Emmy winner Betty White’s wit and wisdom take center stage as she tackles topics like friendship, romantic love, aging, television, fans, love for animals, …

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Body Check

by Deirdre Martin Overview (from B&N.com):  This game’s going into overtime. Janna MacNeil is a publicist on a mission—to change the image of the bad boys of hockey: the Stanley Cup Champion New York Blades. Ty Gallagher is a captain on a mission—to get his team to win the Cup again…at any cost. His determination …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Book Characters That Would Be Sitting at My Lunch Table

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday from The Broke and the Bookish is a back to school theme.  Initially I may have turned my nose up at it, a little.  Frankly, I just got out of school and wasn’t exactly keen to start thinking back on it.  Then I pulled the stick out of my butt …

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