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  • 'Rosie Revere, Engineer' by Andrea Beaty: Wonderful picture book with purpose
    'Rosie Revere, Engineer' by Andrea Beaty: Wonderful picture book with purpose
    "Rosie Revere, Engineer" by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts is a picture book that is not only inspiring but also humorous with fabulous rhyming text.There are so many things to love about this book it's difficult to...
  • 'Fantastic! Wow! and Unreal!' by Ruth Heller: all about interjections
    'Explore Language' books by Ruth Heller: Humorous and informative
    "Fantastic! Wow! and Unreal!" and "Mine, All Mine" by Ruth Heller are part of the "Explore Language" series. As might be expected, the first book is about interjections and conjunctions and the latter book about...
  • 'The Three-Body Problem" by Cixin Liu
    'The Three-Body Problem" by Cixin Liu
    When I first saw “The Three-Body Problem” by Liu Cixin (and translated to English by Ken Liu), I thought that the premise of the book was interesting. Since I knew that this book is the first book in a popular trilogy in China, I...
  • Gray Mountain
    Vintage Grisham. 'Gray Mountain'
    So-called Big Law hasn’t been the same since the recession of 2008. Samantha Kofers, the heroine of “Gray Mountain,” John Grisham’s latest legal thriller, is a casualty of the collapse. A real estate lawyer at big Big Law...
  • A Conversation With Serita Stevens, Author of Thirty-Six Books, Stories & Several Screenplays
    A Conversation With Prolific Author Serita Stevens
    Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest today Serita Stevens, author of thirty-six books, stories and several screenplays. Her publishers include Pocket Books, Fawcett, Zebra, Leisure, St Martin’s Press, Writer’s Digest, Oak Tree Press...
  • Riddle #10 of Pottermore Christmas released
    Riddle #10 of Pottermore Christmas released - UPDATE
    Last week, it was announced that JK Rowling and Pottermore will be hosting an event where every day from December 12th thru December 24th a riddle will be released with #PottermoreChristmas.Fans have to solve the riddle and after so many people...
  • Niki Jilvontae, author of "A Broken Girl's Journey 3"
    JoeyPinkney.com five minutes five questions with Niki Jilvontae
    About A Broken Girl's Journey 3:Tragedy, pain, turmoil, and despair seem to be the theme for Lakea Johnson as she experiences more abuse and loss in her already broken life. Lakea struggles with old demons while trying to be a great mother and...
  • 'Season of Magic'
    Holiday Book Giveaway, Day 6: 'Season of Magic' authors on the gift of reading
    On this, the sixth day of our annual Holiday Book Giveaway Extravaganza, HBE will be offering a copy of the new Season of Magic anthology. For your chance to win, simply email HBE at HartfordBooksExaminer@aol.com by no later than 11:59 p.m. EST...
  • New Children's Bible
    New children's Bible doesn't mince words
    There are many children "Bibles" out there to choose from. Many, however, are really no more than a Bible storybook complete with colorful illustrations and do not come anywhere close to including word-for-word biblical accounts covering...
  • Anthony Doerr’s new book tops the list for books this week
    Anthony Doerr’s new book tops the list for books this week
    Anthony Doerr’s new book, All the Light We Cannot See, is the top selling book this week during it’s first week in sales. Doerr’s book is able to top the NY Times list and is the second highest selling book for Kindle sales.David...
  • Pat Simmons, author of "A Christian Easter"
    JoeyPinkney.com five minutes five questions with Pat Simmons
    About A Christian Easter:How to celebrate Easter becomes a balancing act for Christian and Joy Andersen and their four children. Chocolate bunnies, colorful stuffed baskets and flashy fashion shows are their competition. (read more)Joey Pinkney:...
  • A killer's hunt for a killer takes a twisty turn
    'The Distance' by Helen Giltrow is a stylish action packed thriller
    Helen Giltrow's stylish action packed thriller "The Distance" is set in an imagined future combining an undercover criminal enterprise, espionage, an assassin and a re-imagining of the classic John Carpenter movie "Escape from...
  • Riddle #9 of Pottermore Christmas was released
    Riddle #9 of Pottermore Christmas was released - UPDATE
    Last week, it was announced that JK Rowling and Pottermore will be hosting an event where every day from December 12th thru December 24th a riddle will be released with #PottermoreChristmas.Fans have to solve the riddle and after so many people...
  • Marcia Clark's 'Guilt by Association' & 'The Competition'
    Holiday Book Giveaway, Day 5: Marcia Clark 'all crime all the time'
    On this, the fifth day of our annual Holiday Book Giveaway Extravaganza, HBE will be offering up copies of Marcia Clark’s Guilt by Association and The Competition. For your chance to win, simply email HBE at HartfordBooksExaminer@aol.com by...
  • New Spider-Woman
    Spider-Woman gets first major redesign in almost 40 years
    The last time that the original Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew) made online news, it was over a lambasted cover being offered as a variant for her new relaunch at the end of the summer, and Marvel Comics flip flopping on whether canning all future...