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text 2019-08-25 09:49
Reading progress update: I've read 370 out of 880 pages.
Inheritance: Book Four (The Inheritance cycle) - Christopher Paolini

Work took up all of my mental spoons this week so I didn’t get much reading done. Still, what little reading I managed to do was enough to make me regret some of my life choices. Here’s a sampling of what’s annoyed me in the last 124 pages:


The phrase “Oh, and what am I, chopped liver?” is used, further strengthening my conviction that neither Poalini nor his editors could be arsed about careful use of idioms.


At one point, Eragon rocks up to the army’s livestock pens so he can use the life energy of slaughtered livestock to fill the jewels (magic batteries, basically) in his belt. It’s a horrible experience for him. He feels the animals’ pain and feels “unclean” and responsible for their deaths. And yet, not a single mention of the whole going-vegetarian-then-slipping-back-into-meat-eating thing. I’m still wondering if there was a point to that whole personal journey.


Angela has what is basically a vorpal sword. Because of course she does. What else would a walking deus ex machina carry? I mean, aside from all the other weapons she pulls out of her (figurative) ass. (Unless it’s her literal ass. I really don’t know where she keeps them all.) Whenever Paolini paints his characters into a corner, here comes Angela to save the day in the most annoying and OP way possible. Remember Fizban from Dragonlance? Well, make him shorter and give him boobs and voila! Angela.

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text 2019-08-25 02:02
Master Post for Bout of Books 26
Match of Wits, A (Ladies of Distinction Book #4) - Jen Turano
A Body on the Beach - Blythe Baker

Grab button for Bout of Books


Goals for BoB 26:

4 Daily Challenges

4 IG Challenges

Participate in both chats due to new time zone

2500 pages


Monday, August 19th

Read: Nothing finished yet

Currently Reading: A Match of Wits (Ladies of Distinction #4) by Jen Turano

Reviewed: None

Daily Challenge: 

daily challenge #insixwords mom, blogger, runner, mid-west living, Leo
2:25 PM · Aug 19, 2019·Twitter Web App

IG Challenge: https://www.instagram.com/p/B1XF6OSnelc/

Chat: Participated

Pages Read: 60/2500


Tuesday, August 20th

Read: A Match of Wits; I finished the series.

Currently Reading: Started A Body on the Beach (Sunrise Island Mystery #1) by Blythe Baker

Reviewed: None.

Daily Challenge: Adaptions Aspirations http://melissasteinman7.booklikes.com/post/1938565/bob26-daily-challenge-day-2-adaptions-aspirations

IG Challenge: Favorite Books https://www.instagram.com/p/B1ZlwUzHobv/

Pages Read: 126/2500


Wednesday, August 21st

Read: A Body on the Beach

Currently Reading: Started The Secret of Seaside (Paige Comber Mystery #1) by Agatha Ball

Reviewed: Nothing

Daily Challenge: Skipped

IG Challenge: Skipped

Pages: 263/2500


Thursday, August 22nd

Read: Nothing finished

Currently Reading: The Secret of Seaside

Daily Challenge: If this, Then that


IG Challenge: Favorite Genre https://www.instagram.com/p/B1e4SQEncVT/

Pages: 263/2500


Friday, August 23rd

Read: Nothing

Currently Reading: The Secret of Seaside

Reviewed: Nothing

Daily Challenge: http://melissasteinman7.booklikes.com/post/1940338/bob26-daily-challenge-day-5-i-want-this-book

IG Challenge: None

Pages: 263/2500


Saturday, August 24th


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Sunday, August 25th


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text 2019-08-23 21:15
BoB26 Daily Challenge, Day 5 - I Want This Book!

Challenge premise: We get excited about books getting adapted into TV shows, movies or plays, but what about media that you want to see as books? Tell us about your favorite story (can be anything - play, TV show, movie, podcast, web series) that you would like to be adapted into a novel.


I choose one of my favorite movies from my childhood....


Image result for Newsies the movie


Newsies (1992) was a Disney musical that flopped in the theaters and became a cult classic among Disney-heads and Bale-heads. This is the point that I fell for Christian Bale and watched everything he is in going forward.


I say a historical series set from the time of the strike (which happens at about the 75% mark in the movie) and just follow the main newsies through the years. Did Jack marry David's sister? What ever happened to Mush, Crutchy, and David's younger brother? What did these kids grow up to do during WWI? So many possibilities and plotlines! I think a family saga type of series following the newsies and their family members for the entire 20th century would be fun to read. Or just have Edward Rutherford write the book like he does for London, Paris, and New York.

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Web Development Life Cycle - Tihalt Technologies

Web Development Life Cycle is same as like software development project, a particular method should be followed to make sure the project consistency and completeness.
The exact core part of a website and design is not necessary for coding the entire process. Indeed few technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript give a specific way that we are able to easily interact with the information and play with website development and usually certain things which stay behind the scenes and being the crucial part of website development company in Bangalore are few stages of Preliminary information gathering, analysis, detailed planning, post-launch maintenance.


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text 2019-08-22 23:08
BoB26, Day 4 - If This, Then That
The Nightingale Girls - Donna Douglas
With Every Letter - Sarah Sundin
A Distant Melody - Sarah Sundin
Through Waters Deep - Sarah Sundin
The Dragon and the Pearl - Jeannie Lin
Let It Shine - Alyssa B. Cole
The Bashful Bride - Vanessa Riley
The Preacher's Promise - Piper Huguley
A Most Precious Pearl - Piper Huguley
Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story - Kurt Eichenwald

Recommendations Time!


If you like the Call the Midwife memoirs by Jennifer Worth.....then check out The Nightingales series by Donna Douglas.


If you like true crime sans murder....then check out Conspiracy of Fools by Kurt Eichenwald.


If you like WWII era historical romances....check out Sarah Sundin's trilogies.


If you like adventure/road trips with your romance...then check out the Tang Dynasty series by Jeannie Lin.


If you like more recent historical romances...then check out Let It Shine by Alyssa Cole or any book in the Decades: A Journey of African-American Romance series (each book in the series is written by a different author and takes place between 1910-2008ish). Decades have some of the best romance covers ever!


If you like Regency era historical romances but need more color *cough*….then check out Vanessa Riley's Advertisements in Love series.


If you like historical romances other than Regency era or another mail order bride...then check out Piper Huguley's Home to Milford College series (Reconstruction era/early Gilded Age) or Migrations of the Heart series (WWI/post war/early Jazz Age). 





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