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Surefire Ways to Make Users Scroll down Your Website

Surfing the internet and viewing hundreds of websites back to back every day with or without need is something very common in today’s world. Break your page into scrollable divisions to provide viewers small chunks of interesting or informative stuff regarding your brand, product, or services. Maintaining a good starting and ending. Make your website design catchy but not complicated. Keep the curiosity alive by positioning things at the right place in your website design in a simpler way. Do you need more help with your web design? If yes then contact the website designers in Castle Rock, CO for a consultation.


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review 2019-07-31 12:26
Asterix and the Missing Scroll, Ferri & Conrad
Asterix and The Missing Scroll - Jean-Yves Ferri,Didier Conrad

The second outing for the Ferri/Conrad partnership sees Julius Caeser write his famous book about the Gallic Wars! However, he's told to edit out the part about the Village of Indomitable Gauls and instead claim he conquered all of Gaul...certain parties are keen to preserve the real story. Typical shennanigans ensue, complete with long-suffering legionaries, arguments between villagers, pirates, violence, puns, irony and irreverence. The whimsy is dialled down compared even to its immediate predecessor, let alone the extravagances of Uderzo's authorial efforts but for me the best Asterix books take our heroes to a foreign country and take the mick out of the cultural stereotypes. Here the Gauls never leave, well, Gaul. Still, it's an at least averagely good entry in the series and that average is pretty high quality!

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text 2019-05-26 19:46
The Robot Made Me Do It
The Dark Monk - Oliver Pötzsch
The Great Santini - Pat Conroy
Icy Clutches - Aaron Elkins
The Misremembered Man - Christina McKenna
The Orkney Scroll - Lyn Hamilton
Parable of the Sower - Octavia E. Butler
A Regimental Murder - Ashley Gardner
The Serpent Sword - Matthew Harffy
Terra Incognita - Ruth Downie
Tonight You’re Dead - Viveca Sten,Marlaine Delargy

 Booklikes-opoly 2019 Edition

hosted by Moonlight Reader & Obsidian Blue


Roll #3 landed me on the Free Parking square, which meant I had to roll again; this subsequent roll gave me:

From the rules, "A 2 or a 3, sends you to the robot":

From my 10 options (above), the randomly generated number is:

which corresponds to:


Title: The Orkney Scroll

Author: Lyn Hamilton

# of Pages: 284

Value: $3.00 upon completion

Current Bank Balance: $31.00

Source/Cost: Personal Library/$0.00 (Smashwords freebie)

Date Acquired: Jul 2016


Book Description: Lara McClintoch’s professional pride is hurt when an antique cabinet she thought was genuine is deemed a fake. When the antique dealer who sold it for a million dollars is murdered and the money goes missing, Lara follows the forgery trail to Scotland’s Orkney Islands, once ruled by the Vikings. The place is pretty and the people kind, but Lara feels danger closing in on her.


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review 2014-06-10 00:00
Life is a Twice Written Scroll
Life is a Twice Written Scroll - smoochf... Life is a Twice Written Scroll - smoochfest_mod http://archiveofourown.org/works/1746092?view_adult=true

Kind of a Butterfly Effect story, where Draco keeps trying to change what happened. Not bad, but not amazing either. It was never really explained HOW Draco was managing to change history, which I didn't like.
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review 2014-04-10 00:00
The Secret Scroll
The Secret Scroll - Lynne Ewing Just as remembered from the first time I read this book, Catty and her story are my favorites. I was more into this story than I was into the previous three.

Catty is a very unique and fun girl who has no memory from before the day when her adoptive mother found her walking alone in the middle of a desert on the highway. Now, about ten years later, she receives a call that her birth mother has died and she needs to take care of the remains. This event flips Catty's world upside down as she finally has some clue as to her past.

Her adventure from then on was pretty fun to unravel. However, I was again frustrated with some of the writing. There was a little too much description of what everyone is wearing, but it wasn't as bad as the previous books. The friends would still meet up and talk for about a total of 5 minutes (and that's being generous) and then one of them just takes off. It's weird.

I am excited to be rereading these books though as it is a trip down memory lane. After this one, I think the others will be more like reading them for the first time because I don't remember the stories as well. We will see.
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