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Book Review: The Faithful Executioner by Joel F. Harrington

A wonderful book based on a remarkable journal kept by the executioner of Nuremberg, Meister Franz Schmidt. Along with the “work” of Meister Schmidt, the author vividly re-creates life in sixteenth century Nuremberg and its surroundings.
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Mar 17, 2016

Book Review, Character Interview and Giveaway: Last Vacation by Sarah Elle Emm

About the Book:Seven days have passed since Naples real estate agent Megan MacKenna has heard from her twin sister, Madeline, who was vacationing on the beautiful, Caribbean island of St. Croix. Though authorities are not convinced there is a case to...

ARC Book Review: The Soldier's Bride by Rachelle J. Christensen

Title and Author: The Soldier's Bride by Rachelle J. ChristensenPublication Date: 15th March 2016Genre: Historical Romance, War Fiction, Indie Author, New ReleaseLanguage: EnglishARC Book Review:The Soldier's Bride is the touching and heartfelt...

ARC Book Review: The Trouble With Misbehaving by Victoria Hanlen

Title and Author: The Trouble With Misbehaving by Victoria HanlenPublication Date: Carina; ePub ed edition (15 February 2016)Genre: Historical Romance, Regency Romance, SuspenseLanguage: EnglishBook Review:The Trouble With Misbehaving by Vi...

ARC Book Review: Hanover House (Hanover House Chronicles #0.5) by Brenda Novak

Title and Author: Hanover House by Brenda NovakNo. of Pages: 198Series: Hanover House Chronicles #0.5Publication Date: September 2015Genre: Thriller, Romantic Suspense, Novella, Psychological Thriller, Medical Mystery, Contemporary Rom...

Weekend View : Mistress America (2015)

IMDB Summary : A lonely college freshman’s life is turned upside down by her impetuous, adventurous soon-to-be stepsister. Looking at Frances Ha (2013) and While... The post Weekend View : Mistress America (2015) appeared first on Inspired Grou...
by Inspired Ground on Mar 8, 2016

Book Review: The Envoy by Alex Kershaw

Mr. Wallenberg could not stand idly by watching one of the greatest crimes of the 20th Century taking place, and took it upon himself to provide Jews with Schutzpasses, documents which show that the bearer is a Swedish citizen and hence should not be...

Book Review: From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming

About: From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming is the 5th novel in the series featuring English spy James Bond, 007. The book was published in 1957 and is considered one of the quintessential Cold War novels.   253 pages Publisher: Fine Communications...

Book Review: One Step Ahead by Timothy Spangler

Mr. Spangler talks about the structure of the funds, the operations of both private equity and hedge funds, as well as their role in the 2008 financial crisis...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Feb 24, 2016

Book Review: Ghost Riders of Baghdad by Daniel A. Sjursen

Mr. Sjursen also shares his own personal views about the war, professional soldering, the ugly business of managing an occupation and the even uglier politics of inserting yourself in the middle of a sectarian civil war.
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Feb 22, 2016

Book Review: Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson

The book is straight forward and presents the information in small, easy to swallow chunks...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Feb 15, 2016

When Breath Becomes Air

Title:  When Breath Becomes AirAuthor:  Paul KalanithiPublication Information:  Random House. 2016. 256 pages.ISBN:  081298840X / 978-0812988406Book Source:  I received this book as a publisher's galley through NetG...
by Memories From Books on Feb 12, 2016

A Movable Marriage: A Memoir by Tricia Pimental

In this honest and engaging memoir, Tricia Pimental recounts her adventurous travels both in the States and abroad, as she and her husband move from home to home- battling palmetto bugs in Florida, running a high-end cafe in Nevada, dodging bats in a...
by Epic Book Quest on Feb 11, 2016

Book Review: Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly is the pen name of Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman, an accomplished journalist, inventor and adventurer.
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jan 26, 2016

The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook: Artisanal Baking from Around the World

Title:  The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook: Artisanal Baking from Around the WorldAuthor:  Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez, Julia TurshenPublication Information:  Clarkson Potter. 2015. 304 pages.ISBN:  0804186170 / 978-0804186179Book...
by Memories From Books on Jan 24, 2016

Book Review: In the Land of Armadillos by Helen Maryles Shankman

I truly enjoyed this book and the linked stories that go along with it.
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jan 21, 2016

Giveaway & Book Review: In the Land of Armadillos by Helen Maryles Shankman

I truly enjoyed this book and the linked stories that go along with it.
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jan 21, 2016

Book Review: Forgiving Mariela Camacho by A.J. Sidransky

This novel is an exciting, fast paced page turner with many themes...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jan 14, 2016

Stay: Lessons My Dogs Taught Me about Life, Loss, and Grace by Dave Burchett

In an odd twist of fate, I am very glad that I didn’t read this book when I first received it. Several weeks ago my dog Jack, a lab mix, received the very same prognosis as Hannah – a large mass on his spleen. What we had assumed to be a...
by Epic Book Quest on Jan 13, 2016

Las ventajas de ser un marginado

Por si todavía no lo supiérais, hago caso a vuestras recomendaciones. Es verdad que algunas me llaman más la atención que otras, pero todas todas todas las tengo en cuenta, y como muestra un botón. Hace algunos días, la amiga Soff, que había l...
by El Ojo Lector on Jan 11, 2016


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