2010 archive

Stone In A Landslide – Book Review

I was thirteen when, with a bundle of clothes in my arms, my father on my left and Maria on my right, I left my family, home, village and mountain. It was just a few kilometers between Ermita and Pallares, but it meant a day’s walk and losing sight of home. At the time, this …

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Weekend Cooking with Fred Ramey, Co-Publisher Unbridled Books

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Cooking hosted every week at Beth Fish Reads who writes: Weekend Cooking is open to anyone who has any kind of food-related post to share: Book (novel, nonfiction) reviews, cookbook reviews, movie reviews, recipes, random thoughts, gadgets, fabulous quotations, photographs. If your post is even vaguely foodie, feel …

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Read-A-Thon Update (Out with a Bang)

Just giving a brief update on my progress. I had to work all day yesterday so my reading was limited…but even still, I managed to read 177 pages and finish one of my books! I finished reading Stone in a Landslide by Maria Barbal last night and will be posting a review either tonight or …

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The Polski Affair – DNF

Among the other burdens I carry with me, the Hotel Polski lies like a stone upon my heart. What others think they know they never speak of and what I know I certainly never speak of. But think about it, that I do. – from The Polski Affair, page 8 – When the Warsaw ghetto …

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The Truth-Teller’s Lie – Book Review

The sharp wind on my skin feels like total exposure. This can’t be happening. After three years of meticulous secrecy, I am about to tear down the barrier I’ve built between me and the world. I am going to blow my own cover. – from The Truth-Teller’s Lie, page 52 – Naomi Jenkins is having …

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Out With A Bang Read-A-Thon

Heather at Book-Savvy and Casey at The Bookish Type are hosting a read-a-thon to help us get the last of our 2010 books read…and I need all the incentive I can get. Even though I am working on the 29th and 30th, I still hope to squirrel away some time to read. Here is what the …

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Unbridled Books Author Timothy Schaffert – Guest Blogger

THE COFFINS OF LITTLE HOPE, by Timothy Schaffert FICTION Hardcover | 6×9 | 272 pages (Unbridled Books) April 19, 2011 ISBN: 978-1-60953-040-2 Today, Timothy Schaffert visits Caribousmom with a piece about which author, dead or alive, he’d invite to his holiday dinner. This Spring, Schaffert is publishing his novel The Coffins of Little Hope with …

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Mailbox Monday – December 27, 2010

Welcome to this week’s edition of Mailbox Monday – the last mailbox post of 2010! This month Mailbox Monday is hosted by Let Them Read Books. Next month’s host (to kick off 2011) will be Rose City Reader. I found some wonderful books in my mailbox this past week, including some I ordered or bought …

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Gulliver’s Travels – Book Review and Movie Tie-In

In choosing persons for all employments, they have more regard to good morals than to great abilities; for, since government is necessary to mankind, they believe that the common size of human understandings is fitted to some station or other, and that Providence never intended to make the management of public affairs a mystery, to …

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Mailbox Monday – December 20, 2010

Welcome to the pre-Christmas edition of Mailbox Monday, hosted this month by Jenny at Let Them Read Books. As always, make sure you drop by the host blog sometime today to view links to readers’ mailboxes and add your own! What arrived at YOUR house this week? I found some goodies in my mailbox and …

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