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HOME FIRES BY JULIE SUMMERS: BOOK REVIEW

Home Fires By Julie Summers ISBN13: 9780606374972 Author website: http://www.juliesummers.co.uk/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt.   Synopsis: Soon to be a PBS Masterpiece series starring Samantha Bond (“Downton Abbey”) and Francesca Annis (“Cranford”) Away from the frontlines of World War II, in towns and villages across Great Britain, … Continue reading

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Author : Omar
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LESSONS FROM TARA: LIFE ADVICE FROM THE WORLD’S MOST BRILLIANT DOG BY DAVID ROSENFELT: BOOK REVIEW

Lessons from Tara: Life Advice from the World’s Most Brilliant Dog By David Rosenfelt ISBN13: 9781250065766 Author website: http://www.davidrosenfelt.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt Synopsis: David Rosenfelt‘s loyal readers of the Andy Carpenter series are familiar with Tara, the golden retriever sidekick. Many also got to know Tara … Continue reading

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Author : Omar
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THE STORY OF FESTER CAT BY PAUL MAGRS: BOOK REVIEW

  The Story of Fester Cat By Paul Magrs ISBN#  9780425275047 Author’s Website:  http://paulmagrs.blogspot.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Una Synopsis: I always knew that the rest of my story is gonna be a good one. I don’t know how I knew that, but I always did. Ungow! I am … Continue reading

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GLIMPSING HEAVEN: THE STORIES AND SCIENCE OF LIFE AFTER DEATH BY JUDY BACHRACH: BOOK REVIEW

    Glimpsing Heaven: The Stories and Science of Life After Death By Judy Bachrach ISBN# 9781426215148 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt Synopsis: If you caught a glimpse of heaven, would you choose to come back to life? Investigative journalist Judy Bachrach has collected accounts of those who died … Continue reading

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TRAVELS WITH CASEY BY BENOIT DENIZET-LEWIS: BOOK REVIEW

      Travels with Casey By Benoit Denizet-Lewis  ISBN# 9781439146934 Author website: http://benoitdenizetlewis.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt Synopsis: A moody Labrador and his insecure human take a funny, touching cross-country RV trip into the heart of America’s relationship with dogs. “I don’t think my dog likes me very much”, New … Continue reading

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JOE AND MARILYN: LEGENDS IN LOVE BY C. DAVID HEYMANN: BOOK REVIEW

  Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love By   C. David Heymann ISBN# 9781439191774  Brought to you by guest reviewer JoAnne Synopsis: Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe’s elopement in January 1954 caused a sensation unlike any the American public had ever seen. Joe and Marilyn reveals the true inside story of these iconic figures … Continue reading

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ROBIN HUTTON AUTHOR OF SGT. RECKLESS: AMERICA’S WAR HORSE – EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

  Open Book Society’s reviewer JoAnne is back with an all new interview, in which she sits down to chat with ‘Sgt. Reckless: America’s War Horse’ author Robin Hutton. Here they talk about the story behind Sgt. Reckless, the difficulty when writing it, favorite parts, finishing the book, and more. … Continue reading

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THE FAMILY ROMANOV: MURDER, REBELLION, AND THE FALL OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA BY CANDACE FLEMING: BOOK REVIEW

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia By Candace Fleming ISBN# 9780375867828 Author’s Website: http://www.candacefleming.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt Synopsis: Here is the tumultuous, heartrending, true story of the Romanovs—at once an intimate portrait of Russia’s last royal family and a gripping account of its undoing. Using captivating … Continue reading

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SGT. RECKLESS: AMERICA’S WAR HORSE BY ROBIN HUTTON: BOOK REVIEW

Sgt. Reckless:  America’s War Horse By Robin Hutton ISBN#  9781621572633 Brought to you by OBS reviewer JoAnne Synopsis: She might not have been much to look at-a small “Mongolian mare,” they called her-but she came from racing stock, and had the blood of a champion. Much more than that, Reckless … Continue reading

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I SAID YES TO EVERYTHING: A MEMOIR BY LEE GRANT: BOOK REVIEW

I Said Yes to Everything: A Memoir  By Lee Grant  ISBN#  9780399169304 Brought to you by OBS reviewer JoAnne Synopsis: Born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal in New York City, actress Lee Grant spent her youth accumulating more experiences than most people have in a lifetime: from student at the famed Neighborhood … Continue reading

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IT’S A WILD LIFE: HOW MY LIFE BECAME A ZOO BY BUD DEYOUNG WITH CINDY MARTINUSEN COLOMA: BOOK REVIEW

It’s a Wild Life: How My Life Became a Zoo By Bud DeYoung, with Cindy Martinusen Coloma  ISBN# 9781605426372  Author’s Zoo Website http://thedeyoungfamilyzoo.com/index.php Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt Synopsis: Pursuing your passion includes a whole lot of crap. For Bud DeYoung, that’s about two hundred pounds a day! Since childhood, Bud … Continue reading

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FIREBALL: CAROLE LOMBARD AND THE MYSTERY OF FLIGHT 3 BY ROBERT MATZEN: BOOK REVIEW

Fireball:  Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3 By Robert Matzen ISBN# 9780988502512 Brought to you by OBS reviewer JoAnne Synopsis: This fresh look at Hollywood’s “Queen of Screwball,” Carole Lombard, presents a first-ever examination of the events that led to the shocking flight mishap that took her life … Continue reading

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STUFF EVERY COLLEGE STUDENT SHOULD KNOW BY BLAIR THORNBURGH: BOOK REVIEW

Stuff Every College Student Should Know By Blair Thornburgh ISBN# 9781594747106 Author’s Wesbsite:  http://www.blairthornburgh.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie Synopsis: From the best-selling series of how-to guides comes Stuff Every College Student Should Know, the ultimate reference for every part of campus life. Packed with tips, tricks, and … Continue reading

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JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND BY SCOTT EYMAN: BOOK REVIEW

John Wayne: The Life and Legend By Scott Eyman ISBN# 9781439199589 Author’s Website:  www.scotteyman.com Brought to you by OBS reviewer JoAnne Synopsis: John Wayne was one of Hollywood’s most famous and most successful actors, but he was more than that. He became a symbol of America itself. He epitomized the … Continue reading

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HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY CRYING BY CAROL LEIFER: BOOK REVIEW

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying By Carol Leifer ISBN 1594746826 Author’s Website:  http://www.carolleifer.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Alina Beware of possible spoilers Synopsis:  For many years, television comedy was an exclusive all boys’ club—until a brilliant comedian named Carol Leifer came along, blazing a trail … Continue reading

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I DARE ME: HOW I REBOOTED AND RECHARGED MY LIFE BY DOING SOMETHING NEW EVERY DAY BY LU ANN CAHN: BOOK REVIEW

I Dare Me: How I Rebooted and Recharged My Life by Doing Something New Every Day By Lu Ann Cahn ISBN# 9780399161674 Author’s Website:  http://luanncahn.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Sammy Synopsis: One woman’s quest to do one new thing every day of the year, what she learned, and what … Continue reading

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BRADLEY PROFESSOR MAPS THE ‘METAMORPHOSES OF THE WEREWOLF’

By Ruth Longoria Kingsland at The Journal Star Sconduto, who has been teaching for 20 years, the last six years at Bradley, is the author of “Metamorphoses of the Werewolf: A Literary Study from Antiquity through the Renaissance.” This, her second book, is a unique look at the time line … Continue reading

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