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Saving Fiona: Fiona Hippo Baby Story Book Review

  Saving Baby Fiona: Science, Social Media, and the Story of a Baby Hippo     I have mixed feelings about zoos. For me, they lie somewhere between circuses and wildlife preserves. Circuses have outlived their time. Too much animal … Continue reading

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Stories, Characters, Typewriters: UNCOMMON TYPE by Tom Hanks Book Review

  Stories, Characters & Typewriters: UNCOMMON TYPE by Tom Hanks – a Book Review     “I type almost every day,” Tom Hanks once said, while showcasing one of his 250 fully-operating typewriters. “This keyboard right here — which does … Continue reading

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WILDLIFE 911: ON PATROL by Wildlife Conservation Officer John Borkovich – a Book Review

  WILDLIFE 911: ON PATROL by Wildlife Conservation Officer John Borkovich – a Book Review     When we think of Wildlife Officers bravely battling poachers, trophy hunters and greedy lowlifes to protect our endangered wildlife, we think of the … Continue reading

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MOUNTIES ON THE COVER By Al Lund – A Canadian Book Review

  “I’ve been collecting Royal Canadian Mounted Police literature for more than fifty years.” Al Lund, Staff Sergeant, RCMP (retired)     In his chapter called “Dust Jackets” in MOUNTIES ON THE COVER, Al Lund writes of a practice that, … Continue reading

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Jackie Chan – Life, Movies & Rush Hour 4

  Jackie Chan: His Life, Movies & Rush Hour 4     His Life In Action – and Comedy   Seems like the whole world loves Jackie Chan.  He’s grown from “the Next Bruce Lee” to one of our beloved … Continue reading

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Tom West – Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed

  Tom West ACE Double Western Book Reviews: Gallows Gulch & The Man At Rope’s End     Tom West: Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed In his 1960 Western novel THE PHANTOM PISTOLEER, after a ranch house, barns, … Continue reading

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Free Children’s Book Week Comic Book & Sesame Street Picture Book

  Celebrate Children’s Book Week!  Get Your Free Comic Book & Sesame Street Picture Book with Grover… “One World, Many Stories”  Launched almost a hundred years ago, in celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading, Children’s Book … Continue reading

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Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2017

  Mystery Writers of America Announce Their Edgar Allan Poe Award Winners of 2017     Mysteries dominate the Best Seller lists.  Mysteries dominate my bookshelves.  From Sherlock to Rumpole of the Bailey, Classic Cozies to Stephen King and Mindy … Continue reading

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Jules Verne Time Capsule Discovered in French Pyrenees

  Time Capsule Associated With Jules Verne Has Been Discovered in the French Pyrenees   “Le Jules Verne Time Capsule: A multidisciplinary team of archaeologists and historians from the Paris Descartes University have made an extraordinary discovery connected with writer … Continue reading

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KINDNESS DIARIES Kindness Making A Comeback

  Trending Netflix Show, The Kindness Diaries, Surely Confirms that Kindness is Making a Comeback! “Former broker Leon Logothetis travels the world with only a vintage motorbike and the kindness of strangers, which he pays back in unexpected and life … Continue reading

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