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Book: Velvalee Dickinson: The "Doll Woman" Spy by Barbara Casey
In the early 1930s, Velvalee Dickinson moved to New York City where she opened her own exclusive doll shop. She built her reputation as an expert in rare, antique, and foreign dolls. She traveled extensively around the country lecturing and exhibiting her dolls while building a wealthy clientele. Due to her husband's poor health and her failing business, she accepted the role as a spy for the [...]
 
Book: Some Kind of Good (The Picker Series Book 2) by Mark Clay Grove
Ventures in the Trade, Travel, & Hunting Design Merit. A grumpy Virginia gentleman and a fiery Peruvian lady have fun leading a group of avid antiques collectors on a tour to London and Paris. . Some Kind of Good is an occupational novel that reads like PBS's Doc Martin series or All Creatures Great and Small. It is based on real-world, down in the trenches experiences common to antiques dealers, [...]
 
Book: The Collector - Bar Napkins Memoirs by Dr. Robert Valuk
Timeless satirical sci-fi saga of debauchery, limitless power, existential questioning, and mankind's potential disintegration. This biography tells a tale of a fifty-year old man who is given the choice of obtaining absolute power for the next 350 years of Earth time. In order to obtain this power he must, in return, perform a continuous series of demanding and all encompassing tasks for his [...]
 
Book: The Written World by Fatimah Jan
What if you were given a notebook, what would you do with it? What is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it worthless and meaningless? Is it a waste of time? Could you believe that the words you wrote had a significant meaning . . . something that could impact other people's lives, something that could help others? Would you still do anything with the book? Sophie is a poor child from a large [...]
 
Book: Hitty and Her Next Hundred Years by Jody Provost
See the 1930s through the eyes of Hitty, a little wooden doll who experiences an amazing array of adventure and historical events as she lives with characters from all walks of life in this book. Find an underground hot spring; survive an earthquake; even meet a mythical (or is he?) legend! Simplicity and storytelling at its best, this book will make you laugh, make you cry, and want to know more [...]
 
Book: American Doll by James Lawless
When Laura Calane of New York comes to Ireland to further her studies and to live in what her father considers a safer environment after 9/11, she discovers that the land of her ancestors is not the haven she had believed it to be. When she meets social worker Danny Faraday, she is torn between her attraction towards him and the emotional blackmail of her uncle Thady who is domiciled in Ireland [...]
 
Book: Swimming Corpse (Blenders Book 2) by Veronica Helen Hart
Doll Reynolds, although being pursued by Michael to marry him, is forever expecting her husband to return. She buys a house so Barclay will have a place to plant a garden. Her plans are thwarted left and right by the resident homeowner who balks at all attempts to rid the house of her belongings. When Doll is injured during a garage sale at the house, The Blenders, though still peeved at her [...]
 
Book: Ghost Hampton by Ken McGorry
Lyle Hall, the most resented man in town, was also Bridgehampton's most successful real estate lawyer. But his catastrophic car accident last year changed all that and forced his retirement. And it allowed him to see and hear things no one else could. That's how Lyle met Jewel, the beautiful Victorian girl who appeared to him outside the long-ago brothel the Town of Southampton is about to tear [...]
 
Book: Madame Charmaine (The Sheldon Beasley Series) (Volume 1) by David Tish
Kids from 9 to 13 Should Not Pass Up This 5-Star Adventure Book! Madame Charmaine "is a ripping yarn in the tradition of Huck Finn." Madame Charmaine chronicles the adventure one summer of four close friends, three boys and a girl, all 12 years old, who discover a locked "treasure chest" half buried in the sandy shore of the Missouri River following a spring flood. As they play detective and try [...]
 
Book: Death by Killer Mop Doll by Lois Winston
Overdue bills and constant mother vs. mother-in-law battles at home are bad enough. But crafts editor Anastasia Pollack's stress level is maxed out when she and her fellow American Woman editors get roped into unpaid gigs for a revamped morning TV show. Before the glue is dry on Anastasia's mop dolls, morning TV turns crime drama when the studio is trashed and the producer is murdered. Former [...]
 
Book: The Case of the Broken Doll (An Inspector David Graham Cozy Mystery Book 4) by Alison Golden
A missing girl. A broken doll. A scandal some would rather forget... When 15-year-old Beth Ridley vanished on her way to school, it was a baffling mystery that shocked the small island community of Gorey. The girl was never found, and the sole clue - a leg torn from a doll she was carrying - led investigators nowhere. The case soon went cold... Now, on the tenth anniversary of her disappearance, [...]
 
Book: Wagon Wheels by Betty Mermelstein
Wagon Wheels follows a little girl as she goes down the sidewalk with her wagon. As her wheels spin around, she sees many interesting items that she adds to her wagon. They become piled high, and she knows they will become wonderful play things for her when she gets home. I was inspired by my own collecting days as a little girl when there were more discarded things by the curbs of the sidewalks [...]
 
Book: With Love, Candy by Archana Amaragandhi
The talkative stuffed doll, Candy is frustrated by its inability to verbalize its thoughts. In a non-sci-fi, non-fantasy real world, its uncanny sixth sense still stands handicapped. Seeking words as its medium of expression, Candy takes the readers through Shalini's contemporary life and complex characters as she grows from a child to an adolescent and adult. This tale revolves around the [...]
 
Book: Operation Discovery - Who, What, When, Where & More In New Home Sales by Steve Hoffacker
In selling new homes, the salesperson or the builder needs to learn about the needs and requirements of the consumer. Often, there is a very short amount of time in which to engage the consumer and elicit information from them about what they are looking for, when they want it, what the new home needs to do for them, what their budget is, and what concerns and parameters they have. This Kindle [...]
 
Book: The Prince Of Keegan Bay by Veronica Helen Hart
When the American born heir to the kingdom of Kushawa is hidden in an age-qualified retirement community, a battle of wits and tactics develops between the Kushawan Alliance of Royal Princes (KARP), determined to eliminate the infant, and a group of senior citizens, The Blenders, equally determined to save him. Doll Reynolds pulls the residents into a unified group while the baby's mother, Moira [...]
 
Book: The Silent Santa (A Sea Oak Mystery - Book Four) by Adele M. Cooper
It's Christmas in Sea Oak! Investigative reporter April Longmont is collecting funds for the needy as a ringing, singing, dancing volunteer Santa. When fellow Santa, Joe Dinera, disappears from his corner, April's concern leads her down an alley and to the gruesome scene of Joe's lifeless body. April and her fiance, private detective Clay Augustine, are determined to find out who, and why, [...]
 
Book: Motivation is the Key - 365 Quotes to Inspire You by Frann Leach
This collection of inspirational quotes aims to provide some motivation, particularly when you're feeling less than enthusiastic. I've spent years collecting good quotes to live by that are a cut above the average. Having reached the magic number 365, the real work began: marrying each little piece of inspiration with an equally inspiring image. The result is offered here: a quote of the day for [...]
 
Book: Little Memories - Missives From the Great War by Nancy Cole Silverman
The 72nd Seaforth Highlanders were a group of Scots-Canadians, often referred to as the Ladies from Hell," known for their Mackenzie tartan kilts, their bayonets, their bagpipes and the action they saw while stationed in France where most of the Great War was fought. But in the stories Childs has chosen to share in Little Memories, are not those of brutal destruction and bloody battle scenes, but [...]
 
Book: Pursued by the Playboy (Doctors of Rittenhouse Square) by Jill Blake
A bachelor who's finally looking to settle down meets a career-driven woman who doesn't believe in love... Kate Warner isn't interested in romance. After years of bearing silent witness to the disaster zone of her parents' marriage, the last thing Kate wants is a husband and kids. Besides, she's on the fast track to academic success at an Ivy League university. Enter Dr. Marc DiStefano, star of [...]
 
Book: Wicked Deception (Wicked Magic Book 1) by Raisa Greywood
For the sum of twenty thousand pounds, I've become the broodmare of a very depraved man. My new husband expects my submission and demands my obedience. I am to be a doll; pretty, silent, and willing to share our home and marriage bed with both him and his lover. Horrified and entranced, I comply. Together, she and my husband ensnare me in their web, casting a spell of passion and pleasure that I [...]
 
Book: Where There's A Will - Inspector Stone Book One by Alex R Carver
The kidnapping of a child is every parent's worst nightmare, for the Keatings though it isn't a nightmare, it's a reality. Inspector Stone is tasked with finding Alice Keating and bringing her home safely. Hard enough under normal circumstances, but between investigating an unrelated armed robbery, family problems, and the machinations of an ambitious underling, it's almost impossible. Unbeknown [...]
 
Book: The Jupiter Chronicles - The Secret of the Great Red Spot by Leonardo Ramirez
The family adventure of a lifetime begins! Book One of the Epic Steampunk Series, "The Jupiter Chronicles" It is the year 1892 and Ian and Callie Castillo have had to suffer the hardships of a single parent family since their father went missing five years ago. Since then Ian has refused to use the last gift that his father left the wounded boy; a telescope that sits collecting dust in the attic. [...]
 
Book: The Stone Picker by Chris Leandro
The Stone Picker - a novel by Chris Leandro If your heart misses a beat and there's a roaring in your ear at the mere sound of spring rain it's quite likely you're a stone picker too. Pen is an English artist leading a bohemian life in the south west of France. Amateur archaeologist he discovers a passion as he is unexpectedly drawn into the restricted world of collecting local prehistoric [...]
 
Book: The Deadly Collector (The Detective Brick Brikler Series Book 2) by Charles Shea
A dead body pulled from the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta normally doesn't attract a lot of attention, but when those bodies are missing large muscle groups, people become extremely alarmed. A deranged killer is collecting select body parts from his victims and tossing away the carcasses. This bizarre modus operandi has the Atlanta Homicide Unit referring to the killer as "The Collector." [...]
 
Book: Hold Still the Sky - the complete story by Cameron McVey
Worldwide eruptions have clouded Earth's atmosphere. The remnants of humankind live inside domed cities. Biomass guidelines strictly regulate births, copulation and food rations. Amputation of "unnecessary limbs" is viewed as a noble sacrifice. Power is generated by massive solar energy-collecting sails. Hangers are those chosen to maintain the sails at great risk to life and limb. This is the [...]
 
Book: Moonie vs Phobia, The Spider Queen (Moonie the Starbabe Book 2) by Nicola Cuti
This is a Graphic Novel version of the text novel, "Moonie and the Spider Queen". The first, of three chapters, will soon be a movie "Moonie and the Spider Queen, Episode One". The plot follows two interplanetary grifters, Perry and Torry, aboard the starship. "The Big Bang", who run into Moonie, the Starbabe. This voluptuous cosmic pixie can live in outer space without any life support [...]
 
Book: Dear Miss Schneider, Please Excuse Walter... by Linda Schilling Mitchell
"Dear Miss Schneider, Please Excuse Walter..." takes you on a journey using a variety of notes written during the great depression years of 1937-1940 as stepping stones. It was during those years in Newport, Kentucky, that third grade teacher Miss Schneider began collecting the written excuses the mothers of her students sent in as to why their children were absent from school. These humble, [...]
 
Book: Yarashell Abbily and Her Very Messy Room by Sybrina Durant
The book is about a delightful little girl who wakes up joyfully each day. She sets about getting herself dressed and ready for the day. In the process, she pulls most everything out of her dresser drawers and closet, tossing them this way and that. They all land in unique configurations about the room, creating a fantastic wonderland in her imagination. Through it all, she discusses her [...]
 
Book: Master by Catherine Taylor
"I could not put it down. The story was intense, exciting, emotional, scary, sexy ... " Samantha Bacon." It is 1995, four years after Ukraine has declared independence. Lena Petrenko cares little about her country or her miserable life. As the daughter of a racketeer, she has seen enough violence and has shut the whole world out. She lives in her bedroom with her baby doll and immerses herself in [...]
 
Book: Sky of Dust - The Last Weapon by Joshua Bonilla
Book 1 of 3 In minutes, Dalyn's world has changed. His teacher holds a gun to his head. A girl he digs throws him across the room like a rag doll. A classmate shot, but there is no hole. He is no longer just a student in a dilapidated high school in the harsh dictatorship of Renatus. Dalyn is now being hunted by his own government for what makes him so special, he is 'infected'. 'Infected', a [...]
 


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