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Book Review Week Takes a Holiday

It’s been almost a year since we began Book Review Week. If you’re not familiar with it, we posted daily for six days once a month book review from Lisa, Rachel, and our fabulous guest reviewers. It was a chance to share our love of books, discover new reads, and for me, I met quite…… Continue reading Book Review Week Takes a Holiday

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THIRD CHOICE: Rich, Poor or Hypercube by Eric Y.F. Lim (Guest post by Rachel Barber)

Well-researched and very easy to grasp, Eric Lim’s book describes the third choice of property investment based on the concept of the “Sharing Economy” and the application of “Block Chain” technology, as well as one’s Lifestyle or Quality of Life achieved from the ownership of property. Some say it’s the Future of Property Ownership, Investment…… Continue reading THIRD CHOICE: Rich, Poor or Hypercube by Eric Y.F. Lim (Guest post by Rachel Barber)

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[Book Review] Death Returns by J.S. Peck

Death Returns is the third book in J.S. Peck’s Death Card Series. Not long ago, Ms. Peck posted she was looking for ARC readers and I, of course, jumped at the chance. ARC, if you’re not familiar, stands for Advanced Reader Copy. Essentially, it means a reader can read a book by an author, even…… Continue reading [Book Review] Death Returns by J.S. Peck

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The Broadcast by Liam Falkov (Book Review)

The Broadcast by Liam Falkov takes us on a journey of mystery, shadow intrigue, and a host of characters who are at first, seemingly unconnected. Secrets are the biggest obstacle, it would seem, toward the main character’s wishful lives. Though there are quite a few characters to help the story and give it meat, the…… Continue reading The Broadcast by Liam Falkov (Book Review)

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The Rainaldi Quartet by Paul Adam (Book Review)

Have you ever read a book so good, you wanted to read it again? Me, too! And in two different mediums as well. My first reading of Paul Adam’s book, The Rainaldi Quartet was on Kindle for PC, a couple of years ago. Then, last year, imagine my surprise at finding it in print at…… Continue reading The Rainaldi Quartet by Paul Adam (Book Review)

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The Child by Fiona Barton (Guest Reviewer Sharon Harvey)

The Child is told from a different approach this time – working through the papers and looking through a journalists’ eyes. It was exciting to see things from their point of view. So, I got very excited by this book. Each character had their own chapter, in order to tell their stories more deeply. I got…… Continue reading The Child by Fiona Barton (Guest Reviewer Sharon Harvey)

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Looking for Home – Women Writing about Exile (Poetry Collection Book Review)

Sometimes we come across books in our lives, or maybe more often than we think, which are meant to share, guide, and teach just in time lessons for life. Such was the case with this book, as at the time, I was thinking about applying for the Nine Dots Prize. Though the deadline is now…… Continue reading Looking for Home – Women Writing about Exile (Poetry Collection Book Review)

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We Got Back to Our Poetic Roots, Hit Some Milestones, and Spring-boarded New Ideas with New Friends in Our Best of April Monthly Recap

Welcome to April’s monthly recap. We’ve hit some milestones, made some new friends, spring-boarded new ideas, and walked down memory lane! When updating my LinkedIn profile yesterday, I realized I forgot to mark an occasion. Not only did I celebrate my birthday this month, but Writing in the Fast Lane is 5 years and 1…… Continue reading We Got Back to Our Poetic Roots, Hit Some Milestones, and Spring-boarded New Ideas with New Friends in Our Best of April Monthly Recap

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VAGABONDING: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel (Guest Review by Rachel Barber)

How many of us know the meaning of the word “Vagabonding”? (I’d heard of it, but had no idea until I read this book!). Many of us have an interest in travelling or would like to be known as a “traveler” – but give up at the thought of making plans. This book has answers…… Continue reading VAGABONDING: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel (Guest Review by Rachel Barber)

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Swept Into Another World (Not Another Book Review)-Book Review Week Musings

There’s one more book on my “to be read” list. Death Returns by Joan Peck. You’ll see that review next month. But the reason I mention her now is that when she sent me the Advanced Reader Copy (ARC), she included a note expounding on the benefits of reviews.  Which you and I know well,…… Continue reading Swept Into Another World (Not Another Book Review)-Book Review Week Musings