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December 2016 Audiobook Giveaway of A Square Meal

From the author of the acclaimed 97 Orchard and her husband, a culinary historian, an in-depth exploration of the greatest food crisis the nation has ever faced—the Great Depression—and how it transformed America’s culinary culture. 84 more words

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Book review | Feminist Fight Club

If you are someone who uses the phrase “femin-nazi” or thinks all women who identify as feminists hate men then stop reading now. A work colleague recommended Jessica Bennett’s book, … 827 more words

November 2016 Audiobook Giveaway of Death in Yellowstone

Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness
in the First National Park

By Lee H. Whittlesey
Read by Stephen R. Thorne

From Lee H. Whittlesey comes the updated edition of the classic… 126 more words

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Sometimes you are kept in the dark. Sometimes you keep others in the dark. Meaning in language is a ball that is thrown from one to another. 731 more words

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October 2016 Audiobook Giveaway of The Heavens May Fall

Featuring three characters from the bestselling book-club favorite The Life We Bury, Allen Eskens’s novel The Heavens May Fall explores a riveting murder case told from two opposing perspectives. 92 more words

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My dwelling is an ecosystem of sorts. Yes, it hosts two people and some gradually dying deracinated flowers, not to mention all those unpleasant little bugs in the kitchen, but there are also the many books and magazines and pieces of music and books and artworks and – did I mention the books? 826 more words

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Want to visit Heaven (with a quick side trip to Hell)?

Fiction Review: Fall from Grace

Note: I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. My review is very detailed, so if you want the  1,745 more words