Category Archives: Books

Vintage Housekeeping Advice: Don’t Make Your Bed

I’m happy to report I have been following one part of the following advice faithfully nearly my entire life. Every child, boy as well as girl, should be taught to open the bed as soon as possible after it is left. Ideally every covering should be taken off separately and spread out by itself. This […]

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Dragon-Con Awards for Sci-Fi and Fantasy

The 2016 Dragon Award winners: My comments in italics. Best Science Fiction Novel Somewhither: A Tale of the Unwithering Realm, John C. Wright (Castalia House)- I really, really want to read this one. Best Fantasy Novel Son of the Black Sword, Larry Correia (Baen) I very much want to read this one. Best Young Adult […]

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Free Kindle Reads for your weekend

1.99 for Kindle version: The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity Reader Review from Amazon: Award-winning reporter and author Lee Strobel (The Case for Christ) once again uses his investigative skills to address the primary objections to Christianity. As a former atheist, Strobel understands the rational resistance to faith. He […]

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Kindle Books Because Surely We Can Never Have Too Many

Affiliate¬†links. Books listed as free were free when I checked. Sometimes that changes. A History of Rome to 565 A. D. Kindle Edition by Arthur Edward Romilly Boak Detailed, play by play, ruler by ruler, vanquished people by vanquished people account of development of the Rome that eventually fell. Excellent. Confessions of a prayer slacker […]

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Kindle Books for Fun and (Intellectual) Profit

These are all affiliate links. Free books were free at time of listing. All of these are books I’d read if I had time. Several of them I downloaded even though I do not have time. ¬†I would have time if I’d quit the crazy crochet addiction which has come on me suddenly, but there […]

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