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Author Interview ~ Holly Gonzalez

My regular readers will remember my recent jump into Wattpad. I have a Recommended Reads! list over there and the author in our interview today was one of the first I added to that list. Let’s find out more about her…  ~~~ When did you f...
by Notes from An Alien on Dec 21, 2015

Two Running Books You Must Read

If you are a runner, two things are certain: you will get injured and you can improve your running in some way, be it strength, cadence, or what have you. Individually, these two books are pretty amazing in their own right. Together, I believe they a...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Dec 9, 2014

Book Summary: Food Rules – An Eater’s Manual

Author Michael Pollan sets the tone for his illustrated edition of Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual (Amazon Affiliate Link) with his dedication, “For my mother, who always knew butter is better for you than margarine.” And, there you...
by PeeDeeFoodie.com on Nov 4, 2014

Recommended Reads: The Great Outdoors

I'm a huge fan of mysteries and the great outdoors, so it's always good to find a combination of the two. Since I live in an area that is pretty much completely removed from true wilderness, escapist time via a good mystery novel set in the outdoors...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Sep 4, 2014

July Book Releases

Lily in the Snow: And Other Elemental Tales By Christine E Schulze Four tales of Elemental beings weave together to craft this magical anthology from YA fantasy author Christine E. Schulze: The Win...
by The Book Duchess on Aug 7, 2014

Recommended Reads: Crosstraining Books

Since I've become interested in crosstraining again, I've been doing some research on making this functional fitness plan the most beneficial for me. After perusing the Internet and then heading to our local library, I've come to the conclusion that...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Aug 5, 2014

Book Review: "Dreams of Gods & Monsters" by Laini Taylor

   Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke and Bone Book 3) By Laini Taylor...
by The Book Duchess on Jul 11, 2014

Review: "Dreams of Gods & Monsters" by Laini Taylor

   Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke and Bone Book 3) By Laini Taylor...
by The Book Duchess on Jul 11, 2014

Nook Freebie Friday-July 4th Special

I'm listing even more freebies for nook today in celebration for July 4th.  Be sure to double check price before downloading! Enjoy!!Mystery:WHITE (Colours of Crime, #1) by Conrad JamesBad Wolf (Bad Wolf Chronicles, #1) by Tim Mcgregor...
by The Book Duchess on Jul 4, 2014

Nook Freebie Friday-July 4th Special

I'm listing even more freebies for nook today in celebration for July 4th.  Be sure to double check price before downloading! Enjoy!!Mystery:WHITE (Colours of Crime, #1) by Conrad JamesBad Wolf (Bad Wolf Chronicles, #1) by Tim Mcgregor...
by The Book Duchess on Jul 4, 2014

Review: "Delirium" by Lauren Oliver

Overview: Lena will be turning 18 soon, and in 95 days, she will finally have the procedure.   Delirium $6.02...
by The Book Duchess on Jul 1, 2014

Review: "Delirium" by Lauren Oliver

Overview: Lena will be turning 18 soon, and in 95 days, she will finally have the procedure.   Delirium $6.02...
by The Book Duchess on Jul 1, 2014

Hot Summer Reads, My Book Series Picks for Summer

Pool side, Beach side, or just relaxing, summer is complete without a good book series.  I have picked out my two favorites for you.  You may have already read them, if so read them again, if not then you must start them today! The fir...
by The Book Duchess on Jun 14, 2014

Hot Summer Reads, My Book Series Picks for Summer

Pool side, Beach side, or just relaxing, summer is complete without a good book series.  I have picked out my two favorites for you.  You may have already read them, if so read them again, if not then you must start them today! The fir...
by The Book Duchess on Jun 14, 2014

Interview With the Fantastic Khristine Hvam Kies

Me: Khristine, First, let me say congrats on your narration award for “Daughter of Smoke and Bone”, and thank you again for agreeing to answer some questions for my blog.                                             Khristine...
by The Book Duchess on Jun 12, 2014

Interview With the Fantastic Khristine Hvam Kies

Me: Khristine, First, let me say congrats on your narration award for “Daughter of Smoke and Bone”, and thank you again for agreeing to answer some questions for my blog.                                             Khristine...
by The Book Duchess on Jun 12, 2014

Recommended Reads

Another crop of good reads has come my way in recent months, ranging from kids' books to inspirational to practical. I love having a variety, so this group was especially gratifying.Slow is Fast. When I was younger, this is the type of book that woul...
by Midwest Multisport Life on May 1, 2014

How to Live Passionately when Life Punches You

Motivational author and speaker, Shawn Anderson, has interviewed hundreds of people who have experienced tragedy, failure and setback. He’s also been witness to many who have walked through their toughest moment only to make it to the other sid...
by Life By Design on Mar 14, 2014

Recommended Reads: Outdoors

Occasionally I get offered books to review that grab my attention immediately. Recently, I was lucky enough to get not one, but three, media copies of books that motivated me, inspired me, and made me wish I got off my butt more often.Porter Fox's DE...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Jan 13, 2014

Other recommended reads from 2013

Still looking for reading ideas? As well as my favourite reads post, here are some other books I read in 2013 that I would recommend. You'll find reviews of a lot of these here.Novels from my favourite authorsThere were novels I read in 2013 from som...
by The Little Reader Library on Dec 24, 2013


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