Queen of Katwe – Book Review

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As a non-fiction book set in Uganda, Queen of Katwe is a novel I would never normally have picked up. However, something in the story called to me and, having read the entire book in a matter of hours, I don’t regret that decision in the slightest.

Queen of Katwe details the life and experiences of Phiona Mutesi, the young, female, Ugandan chess player from the poorest of the slums who somehow managed to learn chess and become the best player in the country, despite having virtually no resources, or even enough food to eat.

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Bargain Book of the Week – Shoot to Wound

 

This series highlights inexpensive, free, or discounted books to give you, dear reader, the most options on what to read.

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From award winning screenwriter and Amazon bestselling author Dustin Stevens comes the first book under the pseudonym T.R. Kohler, a gripping action thriller with equal parts suspense and mystery!

Five years ago, Remy Bomar found himself on the wrong end of a military operation in Syria that went terribly wrong, the results catastrophic, his reaction to walk away just years short of his pension and return to his family in Oregon. There he stays, tucked away from the world, until recent events force him out of hiding.

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Hi all!

I’m running a rest-of-November promotion where I add on two bonus months onto this website’s sidebar advertisements for the same rate if you purchase between now and November 30th.

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Editorial Review – Nowhere Else I Want to Be

 

Title: Nowhere Else I Want to Be

Author: Carol D. Marsh

Genre: Nonfiction memoir

Carol Marsh has no idea what to expect when she founds Miriam’s House, a care home for homeless women living with AIDS in Washington, D.C. Growing up in a stable, loving family, she always felt a passion for helping others less fortunate than herself, and she believed her role as executive director at Miriam’s House would give her the opportunity to serve a group of women often shunned and neglected.

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Nailed It – Book Review

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Title: Nailed It
Author: Cindi Madsen
Release Date: October 23rd, 2017
Age Category/ Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Entangled: Select Contemporary

I’m Ivy Clarke. Bartender, best friend, and disbeliever in love.
And now I’m in over my head, trying to flip a house all by myself.

Thanks, HGTV.

I’m not too proud to admit I need some help. Too bad the only one who can help me is the same man I want to throw out this house’s second-story window.

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Elements: Book One of the Complete Crystal Series – Book Review

Author name (if different): Nia Markos

Name of the book: Elements: Book One of the Complete Crystal Series

Genre of the book: Young Adult, Paranormal, Fantasy

Book synopsis: Alexa is discovering that her whole life has been a lie. As her nineteenth birthday approaches, her true identity is revealed. The incredible world of witchcraft and Otherworlds come to light. Pulled into a prophecy centuries old, her existence takes a turn for the surreal. As well as having to save all worlds, the choice of who to love is presumably not hers.

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Throwback Thursday – Shadows of Atlantis

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Throwback Thursday is a series where we take a look back at some of BRD’s most popular posts. Enjoy!

Shadows of Atlantis

Author: Mara Powers

Summary: Atlantis is a luxurious paradise run by crystal technology built in alignment with nature. For thousands of years, Atlanteans have powered their cities with a Crystal Grid fed by psychic mindlight. But the Grid has been infiltrated by parasitic shadows that feed off the negative emotions of humans – an epidemic called “the madness.”

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Game Changer – Book Review

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Game Changer is a charming, clean New Adult romance about an unlikely couple who would probably never have found each other and fallen in love, were it not for an unexpected twist of fate.

Charissa Stastny has created a delightful heroine in Meridee, a girl-next door type who works night shift at the hospital and thirty hours a week at the college ice-cream parlor, all while somehow maintaining a straight-A average on her undergraduate degree. Meridee has a secret, however; plain face and boring life aside, she harbors an enormous, unrequited crush on Parker Harrington, star of the football team and all-around nice guy.

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