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Under the Tuscan sun with author Frances Mayes

Under the Tuscan sun with author Frances Mayes

In 1990, American professor and poet Frances Mayes felt an irresistible urge to buy a derelict 300-year-old property. She transformed it into one of the most famous villas in Tuscany, attracting a constant stream of tourists, thanks to her bestselling memoir about restoring the house, called “Under the Tuscan Sun.” The book spent more than two-and-a-half years on the bestseller list, and later became a popular film. Mayes talks with… Read Article →

My Favorite Authors (+their best books!)

My Favorite Authors (+their best books!)

Here are ten of my favorite authors and some of my favorite books from them! Who are your favorite authors? Are these also some of your favorite authors? What are your favorite books from these authors? Sorry about the weird lighting toward the end, the sun started going down and I didn’t realize half the screen was being washed out haha my bad!!! #favoriteauthors #favoritebooks Links Below ↓↓↓ I N… Read Article →

British & American Periodical Articles 1852-1905 Audiobook by Various Authors

British & American Periodical Articles 1852-1905 Audiobook by Various Authors

Listen to this audiobook in full for free with a 30-day trial: A dozen assorted articles from British and American periodicals, including The Atlantic Monthly, Punch, The Chicago Record-Herald, Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, The Library, St. Nicholas, American Missionary, The Great Events by Famous Historians, and The Continental Monthly. (Summary by BellonaTimes) Contact: [email protected] by ways of Europe a visit to the Balearic Islands… Read Article →

WHY NOT YA? | Episode 7: Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

WHY NOT YA? | Episode 7: Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

We teamed up with Belletrist to bring you #WhyNotYA—a conversation centered around young adult books, where hosts Ebony LaDelle from Epic Reads and Karah Preiss from Belletrist interview authors who talk about important themes of female empowerment in their YA novels! In this episode, we chatted with Nicola Yoon about The Sun Is Also a Star—everything from the book to movie process to the book’s themes of immigration. This was… Read Article →

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie with Nicola Sturgeon at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie with Nicola Sturgeon at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Dividing her time between Nigeria and the USA, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has become one of the world’s most internationally-respected authors. After three acclaimed novels including Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah, her most recent title, Dear Ijeawale takes the form of a series of letters to a friend about feminism and motherhood. In this event, filmed live at the 2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival, Adichie is interviewed by Scotland’s… Read Article →

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 2/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 1/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS (1812 – 1870) Genre(s): Literary Fiction Read by: Hamlet in English Chapters: 00:00:00 – 01 – Dombey and Son 00:27:51 – 02 – In which Timely Provision is made for an Emergency that will sometimes arise in the best-regulated Families 00:55:47 – 03 – In which Mr Dombey, as a Man and a Father, is seen at the Head of the Home-Department… Read Article →

How much is my old book worth?

How much is my old book worth?

What factors make a book valuable? How can a book — an object found in most households – become something of tremendous financial value? Firstly, there is no single hard and fast rule. Usually it’s a combination of factors that put a hefty price tag on a book. The economic formula of supply and demand usually comes into play — if demand exceeds supply then prices rise. Scarcity – Firstly,… Read Article →

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 2/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 5/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS (1812 – 1870) Genre(s): Literary Fiction Read by: Hamlet in English Chapters: 00:00:00 – 54 – The Fugitives 00:26:11 – 55 – Rob the Grinder loses his Place 00:56:42 – 56 – Several People delighted, and the Game Chicken disgusted 01:51:43 – 57 – Another Wedding 02:12:03 – 58 – After a Lapse 02:52:08 – 59 – Retribution 03:42:26 – 60 –… Read Article →

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 2/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 2/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS (1812 – 1870) Genre(s): Literary Fiction Read by: Hamlet in English Chapters: 00:00:00 – 14 – Paul grows more and more Old-fashioned, and goes Home for the Holidays 00:57:24 – 15 – Amazing Artfulness of Captain Cuttle, and a new Pursuit for Walter Gay 01:30:30 – 16 – What the Waves were always saying 01:43:50 – 17 – Captain Cuttle does a… Read Article →

Elisa Días Castelo

Elisa Días Castelo

Elisa Díaz Location: Mexico City Category: Poetry Bio: Winner of the Alonso Vidal National Poetry Prize 2017 for her first collection, Principia (Tierra Adentro). With the support of the Fulbright and Goldwater scholarships, she completed an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) at New York University (2013-2015). Her poems in English have appeared in Poetry International, Tupelo Quarterly and Border Crossing, among others. She won the Poetry International Prize 2016, the… Read Article →

The Dickens - Live Highlights: Fredericksburg Assembly

The Dickens – Live Highlights: Fredericksburg Assembly

“Thank you from the bottom of our hearts – we had a blast. The Dickens were AWESOME.” With more than a decade of experience creating the most unforgettable nights at weddings, festivals, college formals and corporate events, The Dickens have refined their craft into a perfect marriage of creative sophistication, rock n’ roll edge, and pure awesomeness. The band’s fashion-forward confidence and positive energy foreshadows inspirational moments to come at… Read Article →

The Returned by Jason Mott - Book Trailer (Australian version)

The Returned by Jason Mott – Book Trailer (Australian version)

ABOUT THE BOOK: Harold and Lucille Hargrave’s lives have been both joyful and sorrowful in the decades since their only son, Jacob, died tragically at his eighth birthday party in 1966. In their old age they’ve settled comfortably into life without him, their wounds tempered through the grace of time. Until one day Jacob mysteriously appears on their doorstep-flesh and blood, their sweet, precocious child, still eight years old. All… Read Article →

Ylva Author Panel Discussion #2 - Women of Color in Lesbian Fiction

Ylva Author Panel Discussion #2 – Women of Color in Lesbian Fiction

We’re a small publisher focusing on lesbian fiction and women’s literature. We publish German and English novels and short stories. hi everybody my name is Andy Marquette and I am moderating this panel that we have assembled a group of authors to discuss the inclusion of women of color and fiction in general and lesbian fiction specifically we are going to conduct an open thoughtful respectful conversation our goal is… Read Article →

5 BOOKS YOU SHOULD READ!!!

5 BOOKS YOU SHOULD READ!!!

Below is a list of the different books that we discussed in the video. 1. Holy bible 2. 101 questions to ask before get engaged 3. He came to set the captives free 4. Cash flow quadrant 5. 5 love languages Also check out our most recent video on how we met SUBCRIBE to our channel we are dropping bangers all year!!! subscribe to our channel subscribe me Everett ah… Read Article →

Paula Quinn on writing historical romance

Paula Quinn on writing historical romance

Historical romance author Paula Quinn has just released Conquered by a Highlander the fourth book in her popular Children of the Mist series. All four books received a rating of RT Top Pick! In today’s interview with RT’s Morgan, the author reveals how she uses real-life politics and religion in the series. Quinn also lets us in on why new release is very close to her heart. And then don’t… Read Article →

Ishmael Beah - Excerpt from "A Long Way Gone"

Ishmael Beah – Excerpt from "A Long Way Gone"

Complete video at: Author and Sierra Leone war refugee Ishmael Beah reads an excerpt from his book, “A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier.” —– Ishmael Beah introduces “A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier.” You will never forget Ishmael Beah and his heart-breaking, gripping story of a child’s journey through hell. There may be as many as 300,000 child soldiers, hopped up on drugs and… Read Article →

4 Popular Books I DNF'd

4 Popular Books I DNF'd

Rincey confesses which popular books she just could not finish (one of which she may give another try!) Books Mentioned Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen Gilead by Marilynne Robinson Where You Can Find Us: (store!) Social Media: Hi everyone. I'm rincey and i am one ofthe contributing editors over at book riot…. Read Article →