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October Monthly News

Welcome to the October edition of monthly news! Canada celebrated Thanksgiving . It is one of my favorite holidays. I love to give thanks for the people in my life, and the food, lemme tell you about the food. I eat two turkey dinners during the holiday and always get stuffed!  I hope those who celebrated had a great one, and for November, Happy Thanksgiving America! BOOKS: Winger - Andrew Smith (recommend) Wind River - Tom Morrisey (recommend) Violent Ends - Shaun David Hutchinson (HIGHLY recommend) A.D. 33 - Ted Dekker (recommend) Lord Fenton's Folly - Josi S. Kilpack (recommend) Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Troy Little (recommend) A Cowboy To Come Home To - Donna Alward (recommend) The Buggy Before The Horse - Tricia Goyer (recommend) A Discovery of Witches - Deborah Harkness (recommend) MOVIES: Last Man On Earth Season 1 (recommend) Yearly Total:  85  Books, 9 Products & 16 Movies Book

#85: A Discovery Of Witches by Deborah Harkness

A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches , Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes, she banishes the book to the stacks. But her discovery sets a fantastical underworld stirring, and a horde of daemons, witches, and vampires soon descends upon the library. Diana has stumbled upon a coveted treasure lost for centuries-and she is the only creature who can break its spell.  Debut novelist Deborah Harkness has crafted a mesmerizing and addictive read, equal parts history and magic, romance and suspense. Diana is a bold heroine who meets her equal in vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont, and gradually warms up to him as their alliance deep

#84: The Buggy Before The Horse by Tricia Goyer

About  The Buggy Before the Horse - Book 3 - Sugarcreek Amish Mysteries As Thanksgiving approaches, Cheryl stumbles across a startling discovery: someone is sleeping in Naomi and Seth Millers’ winter buggy and helping himself to food from their farmhouse cellar. Could it be the same person who is stealing from businesses up and down Sugarcreek’s Main Street? Despite Naomi’s insistence on extending the hand of hospitality to their unknown guest, when items are stolen from the Swiss Miss gift shop, Cheryl intends to get to the bottom of these mysteries. While odd notes and other clues begin to surface, the list of suspects grows to include a troubled foster child, an Amish handyman, a homeless shelter volunteer, a young backpacker, and just about every other tourist passing through town. Can Cheryl catch the thief before the Millers fall victim to a more serious crime? Hardcover: 267 pages Publisher: Guideposts (September 10, 2015) ISBN: 10987654321 PURCHASE AT GUID

The Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings & Instagram 56)

Welcome to Week 248! Rules: *Grab a book, any book. *Turn to page 56 or 56% in your  eReader (If you have to improvise, that's ok.)  *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it) *Post it. *Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url.  *It's that simple. Or join The Friday 56 on  Instagram ! Rules: * Grab a book and find a creative way to showcase your 56. It can be a photo of the book and the 56 in comments, or whatever you come up with. Make sure to use the hashtag  #Friday56 *Add your Instagram url to the Linky. AMAZON How could I have possibly thought he was Lucifer? They looked identical, except for the lack of Lucifer's red collar. #Friday56 comes from Anna Patrick's debut novel. A photo posted by Freda Mans (@fredasphotos) on Oct 29, 2015 at 8:07pm PDT                                    ONLY FRIDAY 56 PARTICIPANTS MAY USE THE LINKY. Book Beginnings leave your links in the comm

Samantha Fontien Blitz

The year is 2001, and we find Rubin Miller and his Best Friend, Duncan Peters (Dragonflies Trilogy) in Turkey, dealing with a very troublesome client... Rubin’s beautiful ‘Mediterranean Goddess’… Will he have his taste of Turkish Delight? … Or will she prove to be more than a mouthful, even for our dashing Scottish rogue? A Taste Of Turkish Delight *This book contains Mature Content and is intended for readers 18+* Add To GOODREADS What made you start writing the Wee Bookie's of Nookies?  -         I was asked by the wonderful girls at Hooked on Books to do a short piece on a ‘date with one of my characters… Of course, Rubin Miller came to mind instantly and Wee Bookie of Nookie was born, so you can thank you lovely girls from HoB for that. Is Rubin a real person? If so can I have his number -         Yes, he is… And being the tart he is, I will ask him about the telephone number too for you ha