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Under the Tuscan Sun

Title:  Under the Tuscan SunAuthor:  Frances MayesPublication Information:  Chronicle Books (original). 1996 (original). 288 pages.ISBN:  0811808424 / 978-0811808422Book Source:  I received this book through th...
by Memories From Books on Dec 20, 2016

Tough As They Come by Travis Mills

Tough As They Come by Travis Mills,Marcus BrothertonISBN-13: 9781101904787Hardcover: 256 pagesPublisher: Convergent Books Released: Oct. 27, 2015Source: Review copy from the publisher through Amazon Vine.Book Description, Modified from Goodreads: Tho...

“history squats on the present: Standing Rock is a modern-day Indian war. This time Indians are winning”

“history squats on the present: Standing Rock is a modern-day Indian war. This time Indians are winning” Malcolm D B Munro Monday 5 December, 2016...
by Where To? on Dec 5, 2016

America, the self-inflicted wound: “Donald Trump rails against China as team runs damage control over Taiwan”

America, the self-inflicted wound: “Donald Trump rails against China as team runs damage control over Taiwan” Malcolm D B Munro Monday 5 December, 2016...
by Where To? on Dec 5, 2016

“The Soviet Union collapsed overnight. Don’t assume western democracy will last for ever” – only if you sit back and let it happen

“The Soviet Union collapsed overnight. Don’t assume western democracy will last for ever” – only if you sit back and let it happen Malcolm D B Munro Monday 5 December, 2016...
by Where To? on Dec 5, 2016

Patient H. M.

Title:  Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family SecretsAuthor:  Luke DittrichPublication Information:  Random House. 2016. 464 pages.ISBN:  0812992733 / 978-0812992731Book Source:  I received this...
by Memories From Books on Aug 27, 2016

EVEN WHEN TRAPPED BEHIND CLOUDS: A memoir of quiet grace [book review]

EVEN WHEN TRAPPED BEHIND CLOUDS: A memoir of quiet grace Patty Somlo [WiDo Publishing, 234 pages] Before I opened up Even When Trapped Behind Clouds, […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 16, 2016

How to Write Your Mid-Career Political Memoir

We've read a bunch of political memoirs, and now we know the formula!
by Book Riot on Jul 28, 2016

Lil Wayne Will Now Release His “Gone Till November” Book Through Plume In October

Lil Wayne was set to release a book titled “Gone Till November: A Journal of Rikers Island” through Grand Central Publishing back in 2013 about his time locked up behind bars in 2010. There hasn’t been many updates about the memoir...
by Lil Wayne on Jul 4, 2016

Flashback Friday

//FLASHBACK FRIDAY…where I take a look back at my Readage from years past, and reflect upon my interests and reading-related memories…// 1 YEAR AGO, I was reading: Yes Please, by Amy Poehler, 2014 VERDICT: ♥ I REALLY ENJOYED THIS BOOK! LAUGH-OU...
by Readage on Jun 23, 2016

Sometimes Readers “Just Get It!” Book Reviews For “Addicted To Dimes.”

Hello and Welcome Recovery Friends, Readers, and New Friends! . . It has been a while since my last personal share and thoughts with all my friends. I thought it would be a great time to some news and updates happening since my last post. I remember...

U.S. SENATE - 'Mr. Leader' Interview

"Mitch McConnell talks ‘outrageous’ Trump comments and overcoming polio" PBS NewsHour 6/7/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is the national face of the GOP.  With five terms under his belt, McConnell is also th...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 13, 2016

New World Witches

One of the most coveted phenomena in the publishing world is the bad review. Controversy sells a book like nothing else. It wasn’t because of the controversy, however, that I read Alex Mar’s Witches of America. Looking back, I wasn’t … Co...

The Boob Report – Three Years Cancer-Free

The first Sunday in June is National Cancer Survivor Day. I first heard about it through Facebook when Lynn Kelley posted a photo from a get-together in California. August McLaughlin “embellished” this photo when I had a double boobectomy (maste...
by Susie Lindau's Wild Ride on Jun 10, 2016

Saving My Assassin by Virginia Prodan

Saving My Assassinby Virginia ProdanISBN-13: 9781496411846Trade Paperback: 304 pagesPublisher: Tyndale House Publishers Released: June 7, 2016Source: Review copy from the publisher.Book Description, Modified from Back Cover: At just under five feet t...

The Wonder Trail

Title:  The Wonder Trail: True Stories from Los Angeles to the End of the WorldAuthor:  Steve HelyPublication Information:  Dutton. 2016. 336 pages.ISBN:  0525955011 / 978-0525955016Book Source:  I received thi...
by Memories From Books on Jun 5, 2016

“Who Am I?”

Periods of great turbulence often lead to rash encounters, with the result that I’ve never felt like a legitimate son, much less an heir. Patrick Modiano, Pedigree, a Memoir. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...
by Where To? on May 30, 2016

Inbox/Outbox: May 27, 2016

Wrap up your week in reading and share the books you acquired, finished, and have on deck.
by Book Riot on May 27, 2016

Wordsmith Wednesday

//WORDSMITH WEDNESDAY…//where I excerpt from the book I’m reading/showcasing this week Excerpts from “Troublemaker” by Leah Remini, Ballantine books, © 2015 Since I left the Church of Scientology in 2013, I am often asked the...
by Readage on May 24, 2016

Tasty Tuesday

//TASTY TUESDAY: where I spotlight this week’s book by pairing it with an appetizing food and drink recipe…// TROUBLEMAKER, by Leah Remini, Ballantine books, © 2015 I’m on page 58 of this memoir, and I am loving it! Remini recoun...
by Readage on May 23, 2016


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