free book : Travels with Vamper by George Critchlow

free book : Travels with Vamper by George Critchlow

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free book Giveaway : Travels with Vamper:  A Graybeard’s Journey

by George Critchlow

Giving away:

  • 5 eBooks for Reviews (0 given, 5 remaining)
  • 3 paperbacks raffle – free to enter [6 requesting]

– ends 7 March 2018

Genre:

Travel / Memoir

Blurb:

In the course of a two-month solo road trip through the West, the Bible Belt, and Missouri River Country during the 2016 presidential election, Critchlow reflects on race, politics, religion, war, and retirement. He weaves together legal tales, personal anecdotes, people, places, and past experiences to explore the competing narratives that divide America today. He also offers perspective on what retirement means for a generation of baby boomers.

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Free eBook Giveaway : Oh, the Places Where You’ll Have a Nervous Breakdown

Free eBook Giveaway : Oh, the Places Where You’ll Have a Nervous Breakdown

Free eBook Giveaway : Oh, the Places Where You’ll Have a Nervous Breakdown

by Flannery Meehan

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  • 20 eBooks for Reviews (0 given, 20 remaining)

– ends 28 Feb 2018

Genre:

Memoir

Blurb:

In a deeply personal tale of a young woman caught in a love triangle with two older women, we also find a precise, journalistic portrait of the modern cult of Burning Man. Meehan tells a brutally honest story that arouses sympathy and horror. It’s not Dr. Seuss, but more like an island of Doctor Moreau.

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Thank you for giving this story a bit of your time. This essay is in the genre of “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” or “Naked Lunch,” and has content about drugs and suicide. There is a sequel with a hopeful ending, which I have just completed.

 

 

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Free Book : Kids, Camels, & Cairo by Jill Dobbe

Free Book : Kids, Camels, & Cairo by Jill Dobbe

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  • Free Book : Kids, Camels, & Cairo

by Jill Dobbe

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  • 20 free kindle book s for Reviewers only (3 given, 17 left)
  • 2 Paperbacks Raffle (free to enter) [13 requesting]

– Ends 30th Jan 2018

Genre:

Memoir, Travel

Blurb:

My eyes popped open the second I heard the call to prayer resound through the air. At 7:00 A.M., I walked out onto a rare quiet Cairo street and waited for the school van to pick me up. Climbing onto the van, I found a seat alongside the foreign and Muslim teachers, where I was only one of a few women not wearing hijab. It was Sunday morning, the start of another Islamic week of trying to discipline rich and apathetic students.

Traveling across the globe to work in an international school in Cairo, Egypt, was not exactly the glamorous lifestyle I thought it would be. I cherished my travels to the Red Sea, delighted in visiting the Pyramids, and appreciated the natural wonders of the Nile River. However, I also spent days without electricity or internet, was leered at by rude Egyptian men, breathed in Cairo’s cancerous black smog, and coaxed school work from students.

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KIDS, CAMELS, & CAIRO is a lighthearted read about my personal experiences as an educator abroad. Whether you’re an educator, a traveler, or just a curious reader, you will be astounded at this honest and riveting account of learning to live in an Islamic society, while confronting the frustrating challenges of being an educator in a Muslim school.

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free book Giveaway : The Other Side of Town by William R Pope

free book Giveaway : The Other Side of Town by William R Pope

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free book Giveaway : The Other Side of Town

by William R Pope

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  • 2 free book – paperbacks giveaway [19 requesting]
  • 15 eBooks for Reviews (0 given, 15 left)

– Ends 15th Jan 2018

Genre:

memoir / biography

Blurb:

An experiment at being honest is this book. While names have been changed to protect the innocent, all stories are true. The book starts at the beginning and continues chronologically, highlighting parts of Bill Pope’s life chosen for their narrative characteristics. Bill attempts to examine and satirize important transitional periods—from his humble beginnings growing up in Bridgewater, happy in his own simplistic world, to moving to his grandparents Orville home where he struggled to contend with the realities of his own limitations and a childhood friend that sporadically appears to get him into trouble.

Mixed in with humorous puns and storytelling, is a revealing glimpse into Bill’s thoughts on love, relationships, sex, ambition and music. If there was ever a book that attempted to examine the human condition of an average person’s life in interesting and surprising ways, this book is it.

 

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I like fiction with the best of them. But I can’t lie, some of my favorite movies and books of all times have been based on a true story. I realize these dramatizations are largely BS. And if it’s the haunting series, all BS. But still, I’m captivated by the fact that at least some of what I’m reading or watching actually happened. Thank you to all that chose my book to review.

 

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Free eBook : Pen, Please by George Mayes

Free eBook : Pen, Please by George Mayes

Free eBook : Pen, Please

by George Mayes

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  • 20 free kindle book s for Reviewers only (3 given, 17 left)

– Ends 10th Jan 2018

Genre:

Memoir

Blurb:

Sixteen-year-old Andre Mayes was naїve to think his life couldn’t be turned upside down in a matter of days. But hearing the words “Have you gone to the hospital yet?” made everything real. Standing next to his father’s coffin reinforced the impact. Luckily, his loving stepmother stood by his side in his time of need. The one who’s always despised him and who wanted him out of the house just days before the funeral.

In this case, death may have provided a way out, but in which direction? North, toward the pressure of drugs? Or maybe East, toward a frigid cell? Either way, things are going South on a clustered highway at staggering speeds. If Andre doesn’t heed the familiar voice calling to him from six feet deep, he’ll never escape his greatest obstacle—himself. In time, life finds a way to mold Andre into a man. But not a second before things go from bad to worse.

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Thank you for taking the time to consider my novel Pen, Please. I hope you enjoy it!

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Free eBook: 100 Wild Mushrooms: Memoirs of the ’60s

Free eBook: 100 Wild Mushrooms: Memoirs of the ’60s

Free eBook : 100 Wild Mushrooms: Memoirs of the ’60s

by Eva Pasco

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  • 20 eBooks for Reviewers only (ENDED)
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– Ends 18th  Dec 2017

Genre:

memoir

Blurb:

Toni Home Perm, Flexible Flyer Snow Sled, Hula Hoop, Mercurochrome, Fishnet Stockings, Beatles, Mohair, Go-Go Boots, Aluminum Christmas Tree…and, the beat goes on.

While the mushroom cloud of the Cold War hovered over us, my sister and I carried on as kids do regardless of world events. Since the daily minutiae of life provides the magic for memories to MUSHROOM WILDLY—feed your head my nostalgic recollections of growing up during the ‘60s counterculture.

Serious, sentimental, or silly revelations set aside: you know better than to duck and cover under a school desk for protection against nuclear fallout.

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Thank you for choosing my book and for providing an honest review.

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Book Review – Illegal by John Dennehy

Book Review – Illegal by John Dennehy

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Illegal

by John Dennehy

I must admit that when I saw “Illegal” in its crowd-funding days on an American crowdfunding platform which I don’t want to mention by name, I never made much of it. See, I’m not big on memoirs. After I’ve learned that this American Crowdfunding Publishing firm had deicded to give “Illega”l the boot (in a very non-affable manner) I’ve decided to give it a chance. And boy am I glad that I did!

John Dennehy recalls from memory and scribbles, the account of his life in Ecuador as an “Illegal gringo”, during days in which the country have seen turmoil and citizen unrest, coup d’etat and more. He has been living in the heart of it all, a privilege kid from the states, who decided (post 9/11 and the growing nationalism Iraq war) to start a clean slate.

John teaches English in a few Ecuadorian institutes, falls in love with the beautiful Lucia, and become one of the locals in the city of Latacunga, a relatively unknown and un-touristical place.

The writing is virgin, if not naive, which makes this novel so endearing. John account of events is interesting, in a way which will hold you by the collar and literally would not let you drop the book (or Kindle Device). The author emphasizes throughout the novel the difference between reality as he sees it and common perceptions in the US, by publishing the State Department’s travel warnings in regards to countries such as Ecuador and Colombia. We also grow with him, and see how he evovles and get disillusioned with the romance of revolution, connecting the sites in the end of his story to the same nationalism he had fled from, in the states.

A must read for anyone with an open mind, for travel lovers, for “mochileros”, and for even for fiction lovers like myself! 5 stars without any doubt.