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The Stowaway

I received a free Kindle copy of The Stowaway by Laurie Gwen Shaprio courtesy of Net Galley and Simon and Shuster, the publisher. It was with the understanding that I would post a review to Net Galley, Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and my nonfiction book review blog. 174 more words


Seaman Cooke Beale: A London Wharfinger

Seaman Cooke Beale,  1742-1789.

Wharfinger of London, and my 4th great grandfather.

It’s the ancestors closest to home that get neglected.  After all, I’ve lived in London all my life.  844 more words


Jenkinson: Jefferson, Books, and Reading

“A Jeffersonian believes that books are at the center of any full and mature life. Thomas Jefferson approached life essentially through books…Reading was one of his favorite activities. 144 more words

Notable Individuals

Snowflake Bentley- Review

Title: Snowflake Bentley

Author: Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Illustrator: Mary Azarian

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Interesting biography in a picture book format about Wilson Bentley, also known as Snowflake Bentley. 226 more words

Book Reviews

Edward Leslie Pidgeon (1873-1946)

I addded a new page on Edward Leslie Pidgeon, who was a clergyman. He lived at 1915 Pendrell Street in 1912, 1913 and 1916, and at… 24 more words


Blogger's Book Better Late Than Never

Flipping through listings of future publications in the “Religion” category, I was surprised to find a spring listing for a book from Christian blogger Jamie Wright… 1,285 more words


Capture your life moments in words, with a memoir by Charlotte Squire

I’ve been a writer for twenty years and a journalist for 15 and I find that everyone has a story to share.  It’s a precious thing, to capture these memories, while you’re still around to share them.   343 more words

Communications And Media