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Debra Hamel
North Haven, CT
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Lingua Ecclesiae The Italian Institute for Classical Studies, in collaboration with the prestigious Pontificium Institutum Altioris Latinitatis, is launching Lingua Ecclesiae: the first intensive summer course directed specifically toward Ecclesiastics, and conducted entirely in Latin. Our students – priests, seminarians,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at Summer Classics
Lingua Ecclesiae The Italian Institute for Classical Studies, in collaboration with the prestigious Pontificium Institutum Altioris Latinitatis, is launching Lingua Ecclesiae: the first intensive summer course directed specifically toward Ecclesiastics, and conducted entirely in Latin. Our students – priests, seminarians,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at Summer Classics
A unique opportunity to significantly improve your ability to read ancient and Koine Greek by learning to use the language actively. A three week program for all levels of Greek students to improve reading skills by actively speaking, writing and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at Summer Classics
Joseph Finder, The Switch This is one of those stories where an average-ish Joe winds up in incredible circumstances that he has to deal with without any specialized training. Our average Joe is Michael Tanner, the CEO of a Boston-based... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at book-blog.com
Gregg Hurwitz, The Nowhere Man Evan Smoak is back in this follow-up to Orphan X. Evan is a government-trained black ops guy who uses his formidable skills to help the helpless, one job at a time. His life is necessarily... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at book-blog.com
Nancy Boyarsky, The Swap This book has a promising premise. An American couple, Nicole and Brad, swap houses with a couple from London for the summer, and unpleasantness ensues--Nicole is followed and threatened and soon swept up in an alarming... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at book-blog.com
Joseph Finder, Extraordinary Powers I've read a number of Joseph Finder's novels, and normally I'm hooked on them. He writes very good page turners, often weaving in technical or spycraft-y details in just the right measure. This early novel was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at book-blog.com
Thomas Christopher Greene, The Headmaster's Wife The book opens with a mystery: Why does the esteemed headmaster of an elite New England boarding school take off his clothes and walk naked through Central Park? Arthur Winthrop's explanation to the police,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at book-blog.com
Elizabeth Edmondson, A Question of Inheritance As I was reading this pleasant, "Very English" cozy set in small-town, post-war England, I found that for the life of me I couldn't remember how the first book in the series--which I reviewed... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2017 at book-blog.com
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Claire North, The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August imagines a world in which a small percentage of the population are ouroborans or kalachakra--individuals who loop through time, reliving their lives indefinitely against... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2017 at book-blog.com
Jimin Han, A Small Revolution A Small Revolution was one of Amazon's Kindle First selections a few months ago. I grabbed it because it was free, although I probably wouldn't have otherwise. The book's description had things that appealed and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at book-blog.com
Blake Crouch, Good Behavior Good Behavior is a collection of three connected novellas about Letty Dobesh. She's a talented thief with demons--an unhappy childhood and a drug addiction that keeps sidelining her and that has separated her from her six-year-old... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2017 at book-blog.com
I created this flip thing today to showcase Hodge the Unicorn, the first product released by Gift Wrap Labs. Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at DEBlog
Tim Tigner, Pushing Brilliance Pushing Brilliance introduces Kyle Achilles, a former Olympic biathlete and CIA operative, who runs into some serious trouble when he goes to his father's 60th birthday/retirement party. Achilles ultimately has to prove himself and save the... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at book-blog.com
Luke Smitherd, Kill Someone The premise of this book appealed to me a lot. The doorbell rings, and our protagonist—21-year-old Chris Summers—is woken from a dead sleep into a nightmare. A pair of enigmatic villains at the front door introduce... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at book-blog.com
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Here's a ferret. via Instagram http://ift.tt/2nOHI9z Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2017 at DEBlog
I wrote an answer to this question on Quora, and it's been seeing a lot of action. Check it out. Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at DEBlog
Caroline Eriksson, The Missing The Missing begins with a nightmarish scenario. Greta goes out on a lake in a little boat with Alex and four-year-old Smilla. She stays in the boat while they get out to explore a small island.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2017 at book-blog.com