• This Day in History July 27, 1995

    By Ruth on July 27, 2014
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    I remember meeting a Korean War veteran at a church where I attended in Florida. I remember thinking how I knew very little about that war.  In fact, it is often called the “Forgotten War.”   He was so excited when the news came about the Korean War memorial being created in Washington DC. I even remember when he left to […]
  • Prism Book Tours: “Reign of Shadows” by Melissa Wright Book Tour (ends 8/7) WW

    By Ruth on July 26, 2014
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    On Tour with Prism Book Tours Read along with us on the EXCERPT TOUR for  the third book in the YA/NA Urban Fantasy Descendants Series: Reign of Shadows By Melissa Wright Reign of Shadows (Descendants #3) By Melissa Wright Brianna can see her future, but it’s the past that haunts her. Plans laid in place centuries ago are threatening not only her […]
  • #BalanceShapeUp Giveaway (ends 8/10) U.S.

    By Ruth on July 26, 2014
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    #BalanceShapeUp Giveaway! Sponsored by: Balance Bar & Walmart Hosted by:  Savory Savings Do you have goals to increase your fitness level and getting better eating habits?  Balance Bar and Walmart have joined forces to help you with that goal!  Now available at Walmart – Balance Bar nutrition bars bring you a smarter way to snack – helping you to acheive […]
  • Prism Book Tours: “Second on the Right” by Elizabeth Los Grand Finale (Ends 8/3) WW

    By Ruth on July 26, 2014
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    A themed book tour through Prism Book Tours. It’s the Grand Finale for Second on the Right by Elizabeth Los Did you miss visiting Captain Hook’s storybook world? There’s still time to go check it out!   14  - Launch - More about Second on the Right and Elizabeth Los What do you hope readers will take with them when they […]
  • This Day in History July 26, 1965

    By Ruth on July 26, 2014
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    It was on this date in 1965, that the island nation of Maldives gained its independence. This officially ended British rule in the nation. I was not aware of where this country was even located.  For more info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Maldives http://aglobalworld.com/holidays-around-the-world/maldives-independence-day/
  • Girls Heart Books Tours: “The Divine” by Desiree DeOrto Release Day Blitz

    By Ruth on July 26, 2014
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    The Divine Divinity Stone Book #2 By- Desiree DeOrto Genre-New Adult Fantasy/Paranormal Expected Publication Date- July 26th, 2014   The legend has become reality, even if the people of Shiloh, Virginia don’t know it yet.   Starlette McKinley had moved across the US only to find that the darkness raging inside of her wasn’t something of her own creation. It […]
  • Havit Mini Bluetooth Speaker Giveaway (ends 8/16) U.S.

    By Ruth on July 26, 2014
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    Havit Mini Bluetooth Speaker Giveaway! Sponsored by:  Havit Hosted by:  Gloriously Green Gal & Savory Savings It’s likely that your family has different tastes in music – so why not give them each a way to listen to their music in their own space?  Havit offers an amazing line of portable bluetooth speakers that can fit your budget and give everyone their personal […]
  • “Autumn Reflections” by Katie Mettner Book Review

    By Ruth on July 25, 2014
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    Autumn Reflections by Katie Mettner My rating: 4 of 5 stars Looking at the book overall,I found this book genuinely satisfying in spite of the somewhat slow beginning. It took me a little while to connect with the characters, but this is the first book I have read in this series. That could have been part of the problem. I […]
  • PIC Tours: “The Psalmist” by James Lilliefors Book Tour

    By Ruth on July 25, 2014
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    The Psalmist by James Lilliefors on Tour July 2014 Book Details: Genre: Crime, Suspense Published by: Witness Impulse Publication Date: 7/22/2014 Number of Pages: ISBN: 9780062349682 Series: A Luke Bowers and Amy Hunter Mystery, 1 Purchase Links: Synopsis: Luke Bowers is in the good and evil business. On a cold, late-winter morning in the Chesapeake Bay community of Tidewater County, […]
  • Pump Up Your Book: “Anvil of God” by J. Boyce Gleason Book Tour

    By Ruth on July 25, 2014
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    Title: Anvil of God, Book One of the Carolingian Chronicles Author: J. Boyce Gleason Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 440 Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Paperback/Kindle It is 741. After subduing the pagan religions in the east, halting the march of Islam in the west, and conquering the continent for the Merovingian kings, mayor of the palace Charles the Hammer has one final ambition—the […]