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    Carolyn Mandache

    Changing accents

    Posted by Carolyn Mandache on Wed, November 21, 2012, in Personal Blogs

    I have recently watched in amusement as my children play pretend games with American accents. I can remember doing exactly the same thing at their age. I suppose the main reason is that a lot of the films and cartoons have American voices, so it seems "co…

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      David-Brian

      The Strange Case at Misty Ridge

      Posted by David-Brian on Sat, November 17, 2012, in Books

      Jack Keswick is a man who relishes a challenge, his experiences working as a psychic investigator mean that he has a wealth of knowledge, when it comes to dealing with things 'that go bump in the night'. But, when a desperate young woman calls on him for…

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        Carolyn Mandache

        Christmas Detectives

        Posted by Carolyn Mandache on Fri, November 16, 2012, in Personal Blogs

        I am normally a ba humbug type of person in the leadup to Christmas, annoyed by all the Christmas hype which seems to start earlier and earlier every year. This year, however, I have to get into the Christmas mindset now, as I am in a bit of a dilemma...…

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          karenbwc

          To Cross A Line

          Posted by karenbwc on Fri, November 16, 2012, in Books

          Like many teenage boys, Egon Katz, 17, a Jewish baker's apprentice, is full of energy, big ideas, and love. But his home is Nazi Germany; it is one month after Kristallnacht; and life as he has known it is disintegrating. He comes to the attention of the…

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            karenbwc

            The T.F. Letters

            Posted by karenbwc on Fri, November 16, 2012, in Books

            Seven-year-old Alex starts to lose her baby teeth, begins a correspondence with the Tooth Fairy, and tries to accept the fact that her family is moving to a distant state. This is a good book for young readers, especially those transitioning from illustr…

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              karenbwc

              Bikini Wax Chronicles

              Posted by karenbwc on Fri, November 16, 2012, in Personal Blogs

              Frequently Asked Questions Q: Why the heck is this blog called Bikini Wax Chronicles? A: Got your attention, didn’t it? Wanted a name that was funny, female, and provocative…think I nailed it? I write about both the fun and unfun parts of being a woman…

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              Self-published authors are gravitating to UmeNow as the place to be for showcasing their books and reaching a wider audience. "Independent authors face an enormous challenge. Because they are not affiliated with a well-known publishing house, they have a…

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                Carolyn Mandache

                Do you gender stereotype?

                Posted by Carolyn Mandache on Tue, November 13, 2012, in Books

                Many a parent will have struggled with this issue, myself being one of them. My son is a wonderful, kind hearted, sensitive boy full of imagination, who likes fairies. I knew it would just be a phase, and he is starting to outgrow his fascination with the…

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                  David-Brian

                  The pain of loss.

                  Posted by David-Brian on Mon, November 12, 2012, in Authors

                  First off, apologies for posting this again. I'm not spamming (honestly), but I am not exactly computer savvy, either. I hit the Apps button by mistake, and I wanted to share my thoughts with you fine people in the Authors section. Many of us love our p…

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                  "Vote for Books on UmeNow" marks the beginning of a brand shift for the exclusive 'People-Only' network that is well known for banning all tracking and all ads. Books are beautifully displayed making it easy for avid readers, librarians, and book lovers t…

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