Travel Through Literature: Around the World in 80 Books
Want to travel the world, but don't really have the funds (or the time) to hop on a plane and fill up your passport? Reading books based in other countries is really the next best
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Say It Like Miss Austen: A Jane Austen Phrase Thesaurus
Author: Stefan Scheuermann ISBN: 978-1-62137-772-6 (Softcover) 264 Pages This book is a guide to speaking and writing like a Jane Austen character. With more than 1,400 of Jane Austen's most elegant and witty phrases, quoted directly from her major novels, unfinished work, short stories, juvenilia, and personal letters, all placed into categories of expressional needs, with translations into the common phrases of today, this phrase thesaurus is a guide to conversing like the heroes…
15 Books To Get Hopelessly, Wonderfully Lost In
Every so often you stumble across the book that whips you right out of reality and pulls you in. I’m talking about the kind of book that leaves you at the very end of the subway line with no memory of how you got there, because you totally missed…
Book Review: The Witch and Wizard Series
Have I ever mentioned how much I love books? And reading books? And obsessing over books? No? Well I do love books. With complete and utter devoted passion. So I guess I’m not the best critic…
A Train In Winter: An Extraordinary Story Of Women, Friendship And Survival In World War Two
On an icy morning in Paris in January 1943, 230 French women resisters were rounded up from the Gestapo detention camps and sent on a train to Auschwitz--the only train, in the four years of German occupation, to take women of the Resistance to a death camp. The youngest was a schoolgirl of 15, the eldest a farmer''s wife of 68; among them were teachers, biochemists, salesgirls, secretaries, housewives and university lecturers. Six of the women were still alive in 2010 and able to tell their…
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17 fairy tale retelling books for teens and for adults. Including books that put a spin on the popular classic fairy tales for kids.