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Book Review: THE LADY IN RED by Jean Beatens

Publisher: One Thousand Trees / M & T Printing Group Year: 2021 Pages: 78 Type: Softcover ISBN: 978-1-988215-99-0 “The Lady in Red… to my husband is wed.” – from The Lady in Red And who is this Lady in Red, you well ask? A look … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Walt Disney – His Life in Pictures

Publisher: Disney Press Year: 2009 Pages: 66 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4231-2105-3 “We wanted to keep him to ourselves.” – Diane Disney Miller Wouldn’t you? Thankfully for the world at large Walt Disney’s children didn’t get their wish! The man, husband, and father was shared and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Retro Housewife – A Salute

Publisher: Collectors Press Year: 2004 Pages: 130 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 1-888054-92-1 “A Rose-tinted look back“ Is June Cleaver your idea of the ideal housewife? How about Harriet Nelson? The 1950’s certainly served up a plethora of mostly-identical women playing the perfect homemaker on television. And … Continue reading

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Book Review: 25 Years Walt Disney World Souvenir Book

Publisher: Disney’s Kingdom Editions Year: 1996 Pages: 218 Type: Hardcover ISBN: N/A “You, the cast, are responsible for making Walt’s dream come true.” – Roy O. Disney Souvenir Guides have always been available at Disney Theme Parks around the world. But at special times, such … Continue reading

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Book Review: Disney’s Face-Painting and Costume Kit

Publisher: Disney Press Year: 1997 Pages: 66 Type: Spiral-bound Paperback w/kit ISBN: 0-7867-4180-X “To the making of many books, there is no end.” – Ecclesiastes 12:12 That Biblical truism certainly applies to the amount of books that have been published … Continue reading

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Bobby Orr Read-a-Thon Promotional Card

Robert Gordon Orr (born March 20, 1948) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest of all time. Orr used his ice skating speed, scoring, and play-making abilities to revolutionize the position of defenseman. He played in the National Hockey … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Thought of You Today and Smiled

“A Little Book of Love” Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Pages: 52 Year: 2000 ISBN: 0-7407-1039-7 Price: $5.99 US / $8.99 CAN Type & Size: Hardcover 3 1/4″ x 3 3/4″ Front and Back Covers My wife likely got this little … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes Collection plus DVD Sets and More

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” Three guesses as to who spoke this famous quote! Yes, it was Sherlock Holmes. The sleuth created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has endured from the late … Continue reading

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Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

It’s time to go back to the bookshelf for another selection of reading material. In this post we will look at the Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. You could buy the expensive hardcover edition or this … Continue reading

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Hardcover Book Collection: Disney and More

Although I was very shy growing up, or perhaps because I was very shy, I became a voracious reader. One of the few things I would do in class at school was read out loud. I loved adventure stories like … Continue reading

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