Category Archives: Non-fiction

First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: Becoming Queen by Kate Williams

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: Jan. 27/17

Well, finally, an opportunity to fill you in on some new books on my bookshelf this year.  I’ve been gathering more, both in paperback and on my iPad, despite my resolution to get my TBR list whittled down to something manageable. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Well, this time last year, I was writing about what an amazing year I had had reading over a hundred wonderful books.  I was looking forward to reaching for a higher goal this year but then, life interfered, as it … Continue reading

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The Triple Agent: The al-Qaeda Mole Who Infiltrated the CIA by Joby Warrick

The Triple Agent: The al-Qaeda Mole Who Infiltrated the CIA is a true story based on extensive research and told in an immensely compelling way.  Two-time Pulitzer-winning author/journalist Joby Warrick begins his prologue at the CIA base Khost, formerly a Russian … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: October 21, 2016

Finding lots of interesting books which I hope I will get to soon.  For now, they’re On My Bookshelf.  Here are some of them: Sackett’s Land by Louis L’Amour A swashbuckling adventure in the spanning the Old World and the … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa — a Time Inc. magazine

The most popular post ever on my blog was the Time Inc magazine: 100 Women Who Changed the World, and within that post, the most popular link has been to the picture of Mother Teresa.  She is a figure who … Continue reading

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Year Round-up 2015

I’ve noticed that many bloggers are doing a wrap-up of their favourite books, movies, whatever from 2015 so, with this being New Year’s Eve, I thought I would do likewise.  To begin with, I found it very hard to pick … Continue reading

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