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Spend your weekend reading 'Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned With the U.S. Army to Fight…
08.19 / 11:03
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The American Revolutionary War saw thirteen mere colonies declare themselves independent from one of world history’s most powerful empires, the British Empire. Even more revolutionary were the remarkable men that fostered the Revolutionary War - from aristocratic men and lawyers to silversmiths such as Paul Revere and self-made statesmen like Benjamin Franklin and Alexander Hamilton. Yet, even these exceptional men could not have officially declared the colonies “free and independent sta…
08.19 / 09:01
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The shadows that Shirla sees are alive. Her ability changed her past life, and now her fate is again uncertain as she is sent to the Institution, a mysterious building in northern…
08.19 / 07:06
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The skeleton and facial reconstruction of The Luzia Woman. Images from The Hindsight Project.    She has been known as ‘the first Brazilian woman’ and her remains are the oldest found in the Americas, to date. Luzia Woman—who was... Read more The post Mystery of the Luzia Woman appeared first on Caleb and Linda Pirtle…
08.19 / 07:03
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A truly touching tale that left me with tears in my eyes. Some places stay with you forever… When Ellie Maddison is sent on a business trip to Southern Italy, she's reminded why she loves her job – set amongst rolling vineyards and rich... Read more The post Daily Review: The Secrets of Villa Rosso by Linn B. Halton appeared first on Caleb and Linda Pir…
08.19 / 06:04
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Vivian Gornick To keep up with the New York Intellectuals, Diana Trilling forgot—and forgave—nothing. The post Diana Trilling’s Discontents appeared first on The Natio…
08.19 / 02:46
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He presumably couldn't forget Marvel Chairman Ike Perlmutter's support of Donald Trump.Source: IGNDonny Cates recently signed an exclusive contract with Marvel, which he must've struggled with morally, until he saw how many zeros were on the check. Insiders report there was at least one zero. As a part of Marvel's Legacy event, Cates will be taking over Thanos from Jeff Lemire, starting with issue 13. In an interview with IGN, he revealed that writing the book…
08.19 / 00:03
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Watch Jon Bernthal brood and kill people.Source: YoutubeNetflix has released the first trailer for the upcoming Punisher series. Starring Jon Bernthal, the short video shows the titular character mowing down bad guys and sledgehammering a bad floor. No release date for the show has been revealed.Watch the trailer below.Written or Contributed by Tim…
08.19 / 00:03
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In the alternate universe, the Nazis won the war.Source: Press ReleaseTitan Comics is launching a comic adaptation of the video game Wolfenstein, a game in which the government discourages Nazi punching because the government is literal Nazis. Set in a world where the Nazis won World War II, thanks to super-advanced killing machines and vicious robot dogs, it's up to B.J. Blazkowicz to punch and shoot every Nazi he sees.The two issue series is written by Dan…
08.19 / 00:03
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Fueling frightened children’s distorted dreams with nightmarish scenarios and soaking their sheets with gallons of urine, nyctophobia has played some part in every person’s life at some point. Traditionally defined as an intense fear of the dark, nyctophobia is better interpreted as the “brain’s disfigured perception of what would, or could, happen when in a The post Are You Afraid of “The Dark?” 3 Answers and 3 Questions from Dark Days: The Casting appeared first on The Source by SuperHer…
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance.{Did you know you can sign up to receive Afternoon Tea as an e-mail? Sign up to have your daily cuppa delivered straight to your inbox.}Top Off Your TBR Pile—Deal Alert: Beverly Jenkins' historical romance Destiny's Embrace is $1.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Travel back to the American West as ranch owner Logan does his best not to fall for his beautiful, free-spirited housekeeper…
We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank you for always adding a little extra sparkle to our week. In honor of Fan Friday, we want to give a special shoutout to a few of our favorite comments, and the readers behind them. We love your work!Sultanah is readySultanah in Alyson Chase Excerpt: Disciplined by the DukeOooooooh a historical BDSM, now THAT'S what I'm talking about!!![+2 more comments of the week]Read the full…
Freeform’s women-driven new drama, The Bold Type, is my new TV love and I have a new ship—Kadena!Please don’t get canceled.Whether or not you’re a lover of portmanteaus, Kat Edison and Adena El Amin are two powerhouse ladies that you’re absolutely going to fall for and their (kind of) bittersweet romance.The Bold and the BeautifulWarning: spoilers ahead!I’d been planning on tuning into The Bold Type for a while, hoping that it was all the…
In a world of soaring continents and bottomless skies, where a burgeoning new science lifts skyships into the cloud-strewn heights, and ancient blood-borne sorceries cling to a fading glory, Princess Isabelle des Zephyrs is about to be married to a man she has barely heard of, the second son of a dying king in an empire collapsing into civil war.Born without the sorcery that is her birthright but with a perspicacious intellect, Isabelle believes her marriage will stave off disastrous…
Kerrelyn SparksSo I Married a Sorcerer (The Embraced #2)St. Martin's Press / August 29, 2017 / $7.99 print & digitalKerrelyn Sparks delights readers with her newest fantasy novel which leaves us laughing and crying, and sometimes both at once. When seven-year-old Prince Ulfred swore an oath to protect the baby girl who would someday be his bride, he had no idea just how life changing his oath would be. In a country constantly torn by civil war, King Manfrid of the House of Trepurin…
HEA unveils the cover of contemporary Western romance Cowboy SEAL Homecoming (Navy SEAL Cowboys book one) by Nicole Helm, arriving Jan. 2. About the book: Three former Navy SEALs Injured in the line of duty Desperate for a new beginning… Searching for a place to call their own. Alex Maguire never thought he’d go home again. The perfect soldier, the perfect leader, he’s spent his whole life running away from Blue Valley, Montana—but when a tragic accident bounces him and two of his men out …
HEA and Kindle Direct Publishing reveal some swoon-worthy passages in indie romances that Kindle readers are loving (and highlighting) right now. What are you highlighting on Kindle? #indiepublove “Don’t set yourself on fire trying to keep other people warm.” Beard in Mind by Penny Reid About the book: All is fair in love and auto maintenance. Beau Winston is the nicest, most accommodating guy in the world. Usually. Handsome as the devil and twice as charismatic, Beau lives a charm…
Readers can access the following deals at their favorite e-book retailers or through BookBub, where they can find even more deals. Take a break from reality by escaping into a new, fantastical world filled with fallen angels or shifter dragons — or journey to the past and meet dukes and mysterious strangers. These six romance novels are filled with passion and adventure, lust and love, so crack open the covers and dive in! Envy by J.R. Ward (usually $7.99, now $1.99) A man and a woman t…
Emma Chase shares excerpts from the audiobook of her new romantic comedy, Royally Endowed (Royally Series book three), narrated by Shane East and Andi Arndt. Plus, Shane and Andi weigh in. Royally Endowed came out this week. Emma: It’s no secret that the Royally Series has been a joy for me to write. I love this world, I adore every single character — for their clever wit, dirty thoughts, perfect imperfections and beautiful generous hearts. What’s made the experience even more exciting is …
The deal would make her the highest paid female director.Source: DeadlinePatty Jenkins, director of Wonder Woman, is in final talks to helm the film's sequel. The deal will reportedly make her the highest paid female director ever. This is well deserved as the first Wonder Woman had the best opening ever for a title by a female director and the best global haul for a live-action film directed by a woman.No salary amount was revealed, but sources tell Deadline the amount would put…
08.18 / 22:59
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