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review 2016-11-09 00:52
Portrait of Margaret Tate, Mistress of Montpelier, a Plantation: Widow and Relic of William Theophilus Powell by Carolyn E. Hood-Kourdache
Portrait of Margaret Tate, Mistress of Montpelier, a Plantation: Widow and Relic of William Theophilus Powell - Carolyn E. Hood-Kourdache

Portrait of Margaret Tate, Mistress of Montpelier, a Plantation: Widow and Relic of William Theophilus Powell 

Carolyn E. Hood-Kourdache

Paperback, 92 pages
Published June 22nd 2016 by Tree Rings Publishing, LLC

ISBN:   069274892X (ISBN 13 9780692748923)

 

  While I found this to be more of a textbook read, I did enjoy it. A great amount of research went into this and shows a side of history that needs to be told. A woman considered a "Chocktaw mixed-blood"and someone who freed black slaves is an important part of American history (escpecially for Floridians) that needs to be told and included in the school books. Technically written for adults, the format could easily be read and understood by high school grades. A wonderful bibliography/source list is included.

****This book was received from author through a Booklikes giveaway. ****
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review 2016-07-28 03:43
JOE DEVLIN AND THE NEW STAR FIGHTER (JOE DEVLIN #1) by James R. Thomas
Joe Devlin And The New Star Fighter - James R. Thomas

JOE DEVLIN AND THE NEW STAR FIGHTER (JOE DEVLIN #1)

James R. Thomas

Paperback, 1, 96 pages
Published September 30th 2012 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 
1470101688 (ISBN13: 9781470101688)
 

This is the first of the Joe Devlin series. I thought it was a good read, especially for someone who may be interested in military and/or sci-fi. I liked the main character, Joe, but felt some of the minor characters were not so well developed. This may be because it is the first in the series. I would definitely recommend this to kids my nephews age (10/11 years old).


****I received this book in exchange for a fair review in a Booklikes giveaway held by the author, James R. Thomas. ****

 

 

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review 2016-07-04 16:25
A must read !
Ines' Words - Haidji

"Time does not kill.

What kills feelings

is

Indifference, or fear."

 

 

 

An otherworldly elegant and inspiring love story. 

 

 

It is very difficult to describe this story. So I will not attempt to do so. What I can say about it is that if you will enjoy it, you will not read it just once. You will pick up this book tomorrow and next week and read it again. For each time you do so, those melodiously written words will fill you with optimism and positive emotions and they will inspire you and give you hope. 

 

I consider myself incredibly lucky to read such inspiring works one after the other. My previous review was also written in sheer positiveness and now again I cannot do anything else but praise the author and read the book yet again for the lyricism and love that is felt on every page make me - happy. That is how I can describe it in the simplest way possible. 

 

Love story that transcends time and is enveloped in beautiful music that I urge you to listen as you read the story and encounter those works on different pages will send shivers down your spine.

 

The author is a creative and inspiring soul who knows how to lift our spirits up and make us believe that anything is possible. Not just that, but many messages you will encounter are simply timeless and worthy of noting down and reminding yourself every once in a while of those truthful words. 

 

 

"If I knew what to say

I would tell you

Everything I want

If I knew what to do

I would do for you everything it takes

If I knew how to love

I would love only you

For an eternal moment" 

 

 

I highly recommend this short story. It has touched my heart and moved my soul. So simple and elegant. So different and inspiring.

 

I am looking forward to reading another book by Haidji called Suicide Game. I have no doubt that I will enjoy it and I will share my thoughts on it with all of you when the time comes.

 

 

*I have received this book through Booklikes Giveaway and I gave my honest and heartfelt opinion on it

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text 2016-06-11 04:24
Her OutSpoken Lips: A Collection of Poems Through the Eyes of a Woman Pushed to the Edge Part I & Part II by Monroe Ariel
Her OutSpoken Lips: A Collection of Poems Through the Eyes of a Woman Pushed to the Edge Part I & Part II (Volume 1) - Monroe Ariel

Her OutSpoken Lips: A Collection of Poems Through the Eyes of a Woman Pushed to the Edge Part I & Part II

Monroe Ariel

Paperback, Volume 1 Paperback, 38 pages
Published August 1st 2015
 
Monroe Ariel did well with relaying her anger and strong emotions throughout this collection of poems. Several times I had to put the book down, and I think it was because I was not always interested in something so intense at that moment. Going back to the poems over time, though, I did like the collection.
 
***I received this book from the author in a Booklikes giveaway in exchange for a fair review***
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url 2016-02-14 23:13
Amber Isle (Book of Never #1) - Giveaway

Hi! Having a giveaway here on BookLikes - you can win an e-copy of the first book in my new series :)

 

never

 

Roguish 'Never' is on a quest to both lift a curse on his blood and to learn his true name; but upon joining a group of treasure-hunters he soon finds himself unearthing world-altering secrets that have long lain dormant within the Amber Isle.

First in a series of epic fantasy novellas to be released in March 2016.

 

 

 

http://booklikes.com/giveaways/show/2201/the-amber-isle-book-of-never-1-ashley-capes

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