Month: February 2019

Books & Book Reviews

One By One

Book Details: Book Title: One by One: A Memoir of Love and Loss in the Shadows of Opioid America by Nicholas Bush Category: Adult Nonfiction, 245 pages Genre: Memoir Publisher: Apollo Publishers Release date: November 2018 Tour dates: Feb 25 to March 22, 2019 Content Rating: R (due to scenes of drug abuse)Book Description: In ONE by ONE: A Memoir of Love and Loss in the Shadows of Opioid America, author Nicholas Bush opens up about his adolescent years in suburban Wisconsin as a heroin addict. Thanks to drugs, Nicholas ended up in a military school against his will where

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The Chef's Secret

Book Details: Book Title: The Chef’s Secret by Crystal King Category: Adult fiction, 352 pages Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Atria/Simon & Schuster Release date: Feb 12, 2019 Tour dates: Feb 11 to 28, 2019 Content Rating: R (for a couple of explicit, but loving, sex scenes (no abuse or rape) and minor curse words) Book Description: A captivating novel of Renaissance Italy detailing the mysterious life of Bartolomeo Scappi, the legendary chef to several popes and author of one of the bestselling cookbooks of all time, and the nephew who sets out to discover his late uncle’s secrets—including the identity

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The Sweetness of Friendship #WordlessWednesday

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. Khalil Gibran It takes a long time to grow an old friend. John Leonard What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk. Marcus Tullius Cicero I met an old friend last week – after 10 years – and like all great friendships, we took up from where

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