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  1. This is the final week of the challenge I've been participating in on a different site. This week's challenge was to read a book you've owned for more than a year. I read several. The first four Claiming series books that feature Liam and Ondry are amongst my favorites, so I was interested in reading more by author Lyn Gala. I began Tap-Dancing the Minefields (on TBR since 2019) soon after getting it but did not read on; I'm glad to have completed it but have mixed feelings. I was thinking 'just one more chapter' until well after midnight, so the story grabbed me; on the other hand, some
  2. Dinosaur themed: Game (I imagine one exists) Books Jigsaw puzzle T-shirt -- Clap your hands -- has he seen the ET movie? -- this one includes punctuation advice -- riding a penny farthing bike ETA: here are some Hot Wheels t-shirts Regards, Kareni
  3. Some bookish posts ~ 8 of Our Favorite Twists on Classic Gothic Stories https://www.tor.com/2020/07/21/8-of-our-favorite-gothic-subversions/ DEATH AT THE FAIR: A COZY MYSTERY TRADITION https://crimereads.com/death-at-the-fair-a-cozy-mystery-tradition/ Five Fantasy Novels Starring Self-Taught Protagonists https://www.tor.com/2020/09/25/five-fantasy-novels-starring-self-taught-protagonists/ Regards, Kareni
  4. Some games that promote logical thinking that we like ~ Quarto (this is a two player game) Iota SET The Logic Links boxed set of puzzles. That link is here. Regards, Kareni
  5. Today only, a free classic for Kindle readers ~ Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens Also free: The Temptation of Dragons by Chrys Cymri Regards, Kareni
  6. For a limited time: A FREE picture book for children; this is for Kindle readers ~ Candlewick Press is pleased to be providing the e-book of Rain Before Rainbows free for a limited time in order to raise awareness for Save the Children’s work in bringing resources to the most vulnerable children in rural America, now so disproportionally affected by coronavirus-related school closures.In this heartfelt story about courage, change, and moving on, a girl and her companion fox travel together away from a sorrowful past, through challenging and stormy times, toward color and light and life.
  7. Some bookish posts ~ Once a Bookseller, Always a Bookseller by Garth Nix https://www.tor.com/2020/09/21/garth-nix-once-a-bookseller-always-a-bookseller/ Five Asian SFF Authors Who Write About Asia https://www.tor.com/2020/09/17/five-asian-sff-authors-who-write-about-asia/ The Cats of Science Fiction and Fantasy https://thewertzone.blogspot.com/2016/08/the-cats-of-science-fiction-and-fantasy.html FIVE CRIME AND MYSTERY NOVELS FEATURING DEAF CHARACTERS https://crimereads.com/five-crime-and-mystery-novels-featuring-deaf-characters/ Regards, Kareni
  8. Some currently free genre books for Kindle readers ~ Scorch Road (Scorch Series Romance Thriller Book 1) Deadline (Blood Trails Book 1) The Amplifier Protocol (Amplifier Series - Book 0) Southern Spirits (Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries Book 1) Murder on the Sugarland Express (Southern Ghost Hunter Book 6) Regards, Kareni
  9. It's nice to have company! I am climbing nearby. Regards, Kareni
  10. Today only, free for Kindle readers ~ Anton Chekhov's The Bet: And Other Stories "A classic collection of tales by the acclaimed Russian playwright and author universally recognized as a master of the modern short story.In “The Bet,” partygoers strike up a debate regarding the humanity of capital punishment versus life imprisonment, which causes a two-million-ruble wager to be struck between a lawyer and a banker. The lawyer, arguing in favor of life imprisonment, agrees to spend fifteen years in total isolation in a guest room on the banker’s property. Granted only basic necessities
  11. Free for Kindle readers ~ Stone Devil Duke: A Hold Your Breath Novel Save the City (Save the Humans Book 1) The Downside of Dachshunds (The Love & Pets Romantic Comedy Series Book 3) by A.G. Henley The Earl Behind the Mask: A Clean & Sweet Regency Historical Romance - Abby Ayles Regards, Kareni
  12. This afternoon I reread three children's books that were family favorites when my daughter was young. It was fun to revisit them! George and Martha, George and Martha Encore, and George and Martha Round and Round all by James Marshall Regards, Kareni
  13. Slippery Creatures (The Will Darling Adventures Book 1) by KJ Charles - - was set in London after the Great War featuring a bookseller, Will Darling, and Kim Secretan, a well-to -do young man. There are thugs, spies, various weapons, lies, many books, and a mystery. There is danger that didn't feel too real to me. I enjoyed this and look forward to reading on in the series. (Adult content) "Will Darling came back from the Great War with a few scars, a lot of medals, and no idea what to do next. Inheriting his uncle’s chaotic second-hand bookshop is a blessing...until strange visitor
  14. Currently free for Kindle readers ~ Always With Me (Whisper Lake Book 1) by Barbara Freethy Feel The Heat (Rockford Fire Department Book 1) by Kathryn Shay Run to You: A 100 Series Standalone Romance Lara Adrian Heart of Dust (Death's Embrace Book 1) Maverick Gambit (Maverick Series Book 1) Wanderer's Odyssey - Books 1 to 3: The Epic Space Opera Series Begins Regards, Kareni
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