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Throwback Thursday Review: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Re-release Date: May 17, 2012 (originally published December 19, 1843)
Publisher: Atria Books
Pages: 71
Source: Book provided free through Amazon
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Charles Dickens’ masterfully crafted Christmas fable tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a man with wealth to match the coldness of his heart. On a mystical Christmas Eve, a visitation with spirits forces Scrooge to make a choice: change, or perish.

 






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Throwback Thursday Review: Reckoning Infinity by John E. Stith

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Reckoning Infinity by John E. Stith
Release Date: March 15, 1997
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages: 383
Source: book provided by the author for review
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It’s early in the new millennium, and the outer reaches of our solar system have been explored. Vast orbital stations the size of middle-sized countries dot the system, filled with thriving colonies. Mankind has grown to fill the void and is poised to colonize the stars. The universe seems to be a stable, comfortable place – and the only voices to echo through space have been human.

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Throwback Thursday Review: Date With The Devil by Jessica Starre

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Date With The Devil by Jessica Starre
Release Date: September 24, 2012
Publisher: Crimson Romance
Pages: 324
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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Victoria Everett runs a martial arts school and lives an ordinary life. She doesn’t want to return to the dangers of her past – a past that cost her the ultimate price: her daughter’s life. So when the man she blames for all of her problems saunters back into her life asking for help, she refuses to play.

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Throwback Thursday Review: More-with-Less Cookbook 40th Anniversary Edition by Doris Janzen Longacre with Rachel Marie Stone

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More-with-Less Cookbook 40th Anniversary Edition by Doris Janzen Longacre with Rachel Marie Stone
Re-release Date: September 27, 2016
Publisher: Herald Press
Pages: 384
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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How we cook can change the world.

With one small idea, a movement was born. More-with-Less has given generations of cooks easy, healthy recipes that are gentle on the budget and mindful of those who are hungry. This 40th anniversary edition preserves hundreds of timeless recipes and tips from Doris Janzen Longacre’s bestselling cookbook, with updates by award-winning food writer Rachel Marie Stone.

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Throwback Thursday Review: Nobody’s Perfect by Kallypso Masters

 

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Nobody’s Perfect by Kallypso Masters
Series: Rescue Me Saga (# 3)
Release Date: September 17, 2012
Publisher: self published
Pages: 474
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

Savannah/Savi escaped eleven years of abuse at the hands of her father and finally made a safe life for herself and her daughter. But when her father once again threatens her peace of mind—and her daughter’s safety—Savi runs to Damian Orlando for protection. Eight years earlier as Savannah, she shared one perfect day with Damian that changed both their young lives and resulted in a secret she no longer can hide.

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Throwback Thursday Review: The Frugal Foodie Cookbook: Waste-Not Recipes for the Wise Cook by Lara Starr

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The Frugal Foodie Cookbook: Waste-Not Recipes for the Wise Cook by Lara Starr
Release Date: September 8, 2009
Publisher: Viva Editions
Pages: 216
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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The recession has put a lot of strain on the grocery bill, especially for those with families or friends to feed. But that doesn’t mean having to skip gourmet food and a balanced diet. Noted chef and “four-star frugal gourmet” Lynette Shirk shows readers how to creatively and cleverly use ingredients and leftovers to produce wonderful inexpensive meals for any occasion.

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Throwback Thursday Review: Ever Unknown by Charlotte Stein

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Ever Unknown by Charlotte Stein
Release Date: May 9, 2011
Publisher: Totally Bound
Pages: 47
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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He’s everything she didn’t know she wanted, and more…

Molly Hunt has spent most of her life playing it safe, and never expected anything more from her humdrum existence. Until she starts getting mysterious and very suggestive anonymous emails, from someone in her office.

He calls himself Ever Unknown, and he has some naughty and commanding demands he’d like her to obey.

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Throwback Thursday Review: Emerald Fire by Phoebe Conn

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Emerald Fire by Phoebe Conn
Re-release Date: March 18, 2014 (originally published in 1987)
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Pages: 404
Source: book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

Desire led her across an ocean. Deception could send her straight into danger. When Virginian Evan Sinclair sets sail for Venice’s carnival season, his mind is set on revenge. Someone murdered his younger brother, and Evan’s only lead is a letter containing two clues: a love-struck description of a golden-haired, green-eyed beauty, and a handkerchief monogrammed with an A.

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Throwback Thursday Review: Boys of Life by Paul Russell

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Boys of Life by Paul Russell
Re-release Date: March 9, 2016 (originally released in 1992)
Publisher: Cleis Press
Pages: 319
Source: book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

Discover a compelling novel of innocence, betrayal, redemption and revenge in this re-publishing of Boys of Life. Tony is a young country boy with big dreams who’s utterly bored with the tedium of Kentucky life. So it’s no wonder he’s seduced by the smooth-talking Carlos Reichart, who convinces the young man to run away with him to New York and become his live-in lover and the star of a series of homoerotic films.

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Throwback Thursday Review: Die For Me by Jack Lynch

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Die for Me by Jack Lynch
Series: Bragg Thriller (# 8)
Re-release Date: January 23, 2015 (Originally published as Wolf House in 2002)
Publisher: Brash Books
Pages: 223
Source: Book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

A psychic Peter Bragg once saved from suicide has seen her future… death at the hands of a serial killer… and turns to Bragg to save her life again. As one corpse after another is unearthed in the woods of Jack London State Park, Bragg teams up with a Sheriff’s detective in a race against time, and perhaps fate, to hunt down a killer stalking the nightmare landscape of the psychic’s visions and the dark, deadly streets of San Francisco.