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Where Treasure Hides by Johnnie Alexander Donley
Artist Alison Schuyler spends her time working in her family’s renowned art gallery, determined to avoid the curse that has followed the Schuyler clan from the Netherlands to America and back again. She’s certain that true love will only lead to tragedy—that is, until a chance meeting at Waterloo station brings Ian Devlin into her life. Drawn to the bold and compassionate British Army captain, Alison begins to question her fear of love as World War II breaks out, separating the two and drawing each into their own battles. While Ian fights for freedom on the battlefield, Alison works with the Dutch Underground to find a safe haven for Jewish children and priceless pieces of art alike. But safety is a luxury war does not allow. As time, war, and human will struggle to keep them apart, will Alison and Ian have the faith to fight for their love, or is it their fate to be separated forever?
Lighten Up by Angela Ruth Strong
Refusing to make the same mistake her dad made, Bethany tries to focus on fixing her family rather than face her own issues. How could a household that used to have it all together have fallen so far from grace? And how can she keep from following in her father's footsteps when it feels so right?
Winds of Wyoming by Rebecca Carey Lyles
Someone is messing with the minds of the teens at Julie's school and using them all as a bunch of lab rats. Quite by accident, she finds herself among the few who are unaffected. Forced into the role of rescuer, she must find a way to save the ones she loves, help her classmates before their minds are gone forever and outsmart those who are trying to modify her mind. Read Mind Mods on Kindle.
Free books anyone? There seem to be oodles of sites listing free books lately. Most of them come from the Amazon Kindle store, but there are others that do not.
Three places to get free (or very, very cheap) books:
Books Should Be Free:
Daily Cheap Reads:
Kindle Bestsellers (contains both paid and free bestsellers)
What could be better than a vast library of ebooks to read? How about a vast library of FREE ebooks to read? The site LendInk says: "LendInk is the easiest way to lend and borrow eBooks from friends. LendInk allows you to search and borrow books for the Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook."
I signed up for a free account, and in minutes had submitted 2 books to lend and requested another. The lender has 48 hours to tell you if you get the book or not, so I'm still waiting to see what happens there. So far, the site seems to be just what every ebook enthusiast would want: easy to use, with a good selection of books to choose from, and best of all, FREE.
I'm sure you've noticed, but iPad is definitely trending right now! There are iPad Wallpapers, iPad video tutorials, unique bamboo iPad cases and covers, iPad frames (yes, you read that right! A frame for your iPad!), iPad apps to "hide" your iPad from others, etc. Today while browsing to find cool, trending news, I even saw an iPad for Idiots book which promises to be quicker than reading the actual iPad manual!
I think the iPad, and tablets like them, are the wave of the future. I can't wait to report on other trends in the iPad world. There are sure to be quite a few coming up that will fascinate me. Of course, I'm easily fascinated by technology gadgets, apps and gizmos.
Kit Livingston is in for a huge surprise when he gets caught in a storm and runs into this long-lost grandfather. Unbelievably, his grandfather insists that he has discovered that ley lines throughout Britian are actually pathways that cross time and space, and that these same ley lines are responsible for his disappearance long ago.
Kit, in trying to prove the truth to his unbelieving girlfriend, accidentally becomes caught up in his grandfather's mission: to find the Skin Map. The Skin Map is the only known recorded map of the ley lines, and both hero and villain alike seek the map with every resource available. The one who holds the map will have an unbeatable advantage when navigating the ley lines, and in that advantage would lie untold power.
Author Stephen Lawhead has crafted a grand adventure in The Skin Map. The writing is fresh and unique, and the story-line is incredibly original. The novel does suffer a few dry periods in which the plot seems to become bogged down in the details, but for the most part, it was quite an enjoyable read. The one true flaw in the story is the ending - virtually none of the details get wrapped up in the end, leaving readers hanging, waiting for the next book in the series. Perhaps others may love an ending which is not really an ending at all, however, for me, it is one of my greatest pet peeves. I absolutely detest an ending which leaves readers hanging.
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