All posts tagged "books"

  • For you embroidery lovers

    This is a new niche in Kindle books. This is only one of about 15 available designs. Photos of the designs and detailed charts of the design are presented. With a smartphone or tablet you can zoom...

    • Posted September 2, 2017
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  • Let’s not do this in the USA

    Since Donald Trump as a Presidential candidate apparently wants to devolve the United States into a Nazi-like country, tracking and harassing people of a non-Christian religion, I thought it would be a good time to tell you...

    • Posted November 22, 2015
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  • Bram Stoker & Dracula

    “Who Was Dracula” is not really a book about Dracula, but instead is a well researched book about how Bram Stoker got the idea for his novel and where he found his supporting information (some of it...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Was Hitler a Junkie?

    Hitler on drugs? I had never considered that, but a new book has been published (unfortunately only in German) that details Hitler’s drug addiction and also drug use by his top advisors … and civilians and frontline soldiers...

    • Posted October 3, 2015
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  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    On this Independence Day, it’s appropriate to look back to the beginning of the Revolutionary War. Nathaniel Philbrick has penned a comprehensive view of the people and events leading up to one of the first battles: Bunker Hill:...

    • Posted July 4, 2015
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  • Before “Unbroken”

    The hero of “Unbroken” wrote this book about his survival in World War II and his life struggles after the war. Senator John McCain contributed the foreword to the book. Devil at My Heels is the riveting, astonishing,...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Death and Horses in the Ukraine

    Being a horse lover, this article caught my eye. The article tells the story of why thousands of horses were dying (or being killed?) in the Ukraine in World War II and of Nikita Khruschev, who commissioned scientists...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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  • The first race riot in Washington, D.C.

    Francis Scott Key, who wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner”, was the prosecutor for the trial. Read about Washington’s first race riot in this book. A gripping narrative history of the explosive events that drew together Francis Scott Key, Andrew...

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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  • George Orwell reviews Mein Kampf (1940)

    I know this doesn’t have much (or anything) to do with Kindle publishing and marketing, but I couldn’t resist including a post of George Orwell (1984, Animal Farm) reviewing Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf. England was already at war...

    • Posted August 24, 2014
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  • My Favorite Book On Writing

    Orson Scott Card’s Elements of Fiction Writing – Characters & Viewpoint: Proven advice and timeless techniques for creating compelling characters by an award-winning author is the best book on writing that I have ever read, and I’ve...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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