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[11 Feb 2015 | One Comment | 419 views]

From the “made with real truth” section of the iTunes Audiobook Store comes The Dovekeepers: A Novel, the February audiobook of the month. It’s a retelling of the Mosada epic (70 CE) through the lives of two women and five …

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[4 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 643 views]

Whether you’re out there doing it or an armchair traveller, the Lonely Planet Guides are an excellent resource. Now, get them for your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Kindle or scores of Android devices for free.
Lonely Planet guides and books for …

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[27 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 403 views]

While you can spend money on books, and we highly recommend it, there is an nearly endless supply of free ebooks. Just to get you started, here are links to scores of free ebook from our friends at the Apple …

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[9 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 595 views]

If you don’t count 2011’s The Cuckoo’s Calling, written under her Robert Galbraith nom de plume, then The Casual Vacancy ($5.95) was JK Rowling’s first novel for adults. Regardless, it’s all good stuff and this particular batch is specially priced …

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[27 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 811 views]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to spend hours and hours on a train, in the car or inflight! The perfect hands-free reading choice when you’re en route or on grandma’s couch is a cheap audiobook and, boy …

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[9 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 667 views]

What if you could live again and again? Ursula Todd is living, and dying, to fulfill this blessed curse in a bit o’ Kate Atkinson penned historical fictional that traverses the 20th Century in Life After Life: A Novel ($5.95).
What …

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[14 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 4,307 views]

The great thing about reading is that you can do it just about anywhere; a mile high or in bed, it’s all good! Reading is all the better with ebooks, especially free ebooks, which go everywhere, weigh nothing and take …

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[7 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 595 views]

Humans and their compelling need to blend novel yet fashionable topics. Take a 15-year-old with Asperger’s Syndrome and a neighborhood crime involving a murdered dog, and you’ve got the basis for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, …

Apple luv, Books »

[5 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,634 views]

Was Steve Jobs “human”? Well, of course, he was, but he was also something bit more. Moreover, he was part of a rather special group of creators that made Silicon Valley the center of the known universe and all are …

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[19 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 1,589 views]

In addition to the fact that eBooks save trees, the next best thing about iBooks is that there are so many truly awesome free eBooks available on the iBooks Store. From classics, like Jane Austina’s Pride & Prejudice, to today’s …

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[14 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 471 views]

Jonathan Tropper’s This Is Where I Leave You is the October Audiobook of the Month, and arrives just in time for the release of the movie of the same name. Interesting twist? Tropper also wrote the This Is Where I …

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[8 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 350 views]

Louise Erdrich’s The Round House is the 2012 National Book Award for Fiction, which is a concise way of saying smart people paid to think about such things strongly believe this book is worth your time. Intrigued? Other smart people …

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[4 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 2,631 views]

The July Audiobook of the Month is a page turner in the classic sense. Historical fiction, a monumental clash of titans and titanic egos, is the storyline of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall ($5.95), which vividly details the trials, travails and …

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[6 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 372 views]

The iTunes June Audiobook of the Month is Maria Semple’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette. It’s a story about a complex rebel character, Bernadette, who once inadvertently caused a mudslide to avoid a social engagement — weird and interesting.
Bernadette Fox is …

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[4 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 6,292 views]

Thirty years of Afghan history, the story of invasions and civil war, as seen through the eyes of two women striving to survive. Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns ($5.95) is a tale of family friendship, faith and salvation.
Born a …