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A Book Review: Order of Seven by Beth Teliho

I love Young Adult books. There is something about how quickly it gets in to the story, and how emotionally invested the characters are, that grabs me. Order of Seven by Beth Teliho is no exception. I cracked this book open (ok turned on my Kindle) about 9pm on a Tuesday night. At 2am I […]

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Hard Days Hard Nights: Stories from Pittsburgh’s First Concert Promoter

He brought the Beatles to Pittsburgh for $5000, and that was only the beginning. I had the pleasure of reading a book for review this week that I definitely would have read anyway! Hard Days Hard Nights: From the Beatles to the Doors to the Stones… Insider Stories From a Legendary Concert Promoter Hard Days […]

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Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs a Review

Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs My rating: 2 of 5 stars I tried, I tried so hard to like this book. The potential was there – if you were looking for an epic novel and not a vacation read. The intertwined lives of two star-crossed lovers, now middle-aged on the edge of divorce. Tragedy strikes […]

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A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray – Review

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray My rating: 5 of 5 stars While searching for an interesting but easy read for my summer vacation the librarian asked if I would try Young Adult. Since I was hanging in the adult section I could see how she wouldn’t assume that most of my reading […]

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The Beatle Who Vanished

Is there a band more recognizable than The Beatles? When searching for the Best Rock Band of All-Time the answer was unanimous. But search for the answer to this question, “Who is the fifth Beatle?” and amazingly you will not find the real answer. On June 3, 1964 the fate of a successful, but small-time […]