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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

by Henry David Thoreau

A Week With Thoreau

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 minute ago

In late August, 1839, Henry David Thoreau and his brother John took a two-week trip on the Concord and Merrimack rivers in a boat called the Musketaquid that they had built themselves. John Thoreau ... More

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Tiger Force: A True Story of Men and War

Tiger Force: A True Story of Men and War

by Michael Sallah

A Must Read for Understanding Vietnam war

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5out of 5 by Carl 31 minutes ago

A very sobering, and yet riveting account about one of the darkest hours of our US military. Well researched, and without bias, it is a straightforward look into some of the horrors of warfare, ... More

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Haydn: Symphonies No. 26 "Lamentation", No. 35, N49 "La Passione"

Haydn: Symphonies No. 26 "Lamentation", No. 35, N49 "La Passione"

performed by Northern Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas Ward (conductor)

Exploring The Haydn Symphonies: 26, 35, 49

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 hours ago

In spite of the disparity in their numberings, Haydn composed each of the three symphonies on this CD in 1767 and 1768. Two of the symphonies, nos. 26 and 49, are examples of Haydn's "Sturm und Drang ... More

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Cumberland

Cumberland

by Amanda Paul

A Visit To Cumberland

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 hours ago

I have visited or passed through Cumberland, Maryland several times in my years in Washington, D.C. I remember best walking through downtown Cumberland and stopping for lunch at the city's famous hot ... More

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Black Inked Pearl: A Girl's Quest

Black Inked Pearl: A Girl's Quest

by Ruth Finnegan

Literary Titan

4out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 4 hours ago

An epic tale spun from erratic thoughts placed into text and delivered to the world. That is the sense that readers will get from Black Inked Pearl A Girl's Quest by Ruth Finnegan. Our protagonist, ... More

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Architects of Armageddon

Architects of Armageddon

by Dr. John L Flynn

Kate is great!

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5out of 5 by JeanieLoiacono 4 hours ago

"Kate reminded me of Angie Dickinson from Police Woman. Kate is tough as nails, but far from flawless. The only thing she has not lost is her job and her life, both of which sit precariously on the ... More

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Dangerous Testimony

Dangerous Testimony

by Dana Mentink

Will the cost of testifying be too high?

5out of 5 by J. Augustine 12 hours ago

I'm sorry to be saying goodbye to the Gallagher sisters. They have provided hours of spine-tingling romantic suspense and Dangerous Testimony, the last one in the Pacific Coast Private Eyes series, ... More

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Concealed Identity

Concealed Identity

by Jessica R Patch

What. A. Ride.

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5out of 5 by J. Augustine 13 hours ago

What an exciting story! Jessica R. Patch captures her readers on page one and doesn't release them until the end of the last page. Concealed Identity is a thrilling, heart-stopping, nail-biting, edge ... More

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Christmas Conspiracy

Christmas Conspiracy

by Susan Sleeman

Who is the killer really after???

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5out of 5 by J. Augustine 13 hours ago

In Christmas Conspiracy Susan Sleeman drops readers right into the action and doesn't let them go until the last page. This is one book that will keep you guessing and on the edge-of-your-seat. The ... More

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Catching the Wind

Catching the Wind

by Melanie Dobson

Healing starts with truth...

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5out of 5 by J. Augustine 13 hours ago

Catching The Wind is only the second Melanie Dobson book that I've read, but oh WOW oh WOW! This beautiful, heart-wrenching, wonderful story of loss, love, sacrifice, of hope regained, and picking up ... More

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Abducted

Abducted

by Dana Mentink

Breathe. Just breathe.

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5out of 5 by J. Augustine 13 hours ago

Just when I thought a Dana Mentink book couldn't possibly get any more exciting, I read Abducted and found out just how wrong I could be. More action, more danger, and more romance, this book ... More

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A Portrait of Emily Price

A Portrait of Emily Price

by Katherine Reay

Forgiveness & love don't always come easy

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5out of 5 by J. Augustine 13 hours ago

Looking for a fluffy romance set in Italy? Head elsewhere. Looking for a story about the true messiness of life, love, and family? Then stop right here, A Portrait Of Emily Price will be the perfect ... More

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A Lady in Disguise

A Lady in Disguise

by Sandra Byrd

Is anyone truly what they appear to be?

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5out of 5 by J. Augustine 13 hours ago

I don't know if Jane Eyre was the first in what we would come to call the genre but it certainly is the quintessential Gothic romance. What attracts us to these over-the-top stories? But it's true, ... More

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Turbulence

Turbulence

by Alana Terry

They'll need a miracle to survive...

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5out of 5 by J. Augustine 14 hours ago

Kennedy's latest adventure is like none other...anything that can go wrong on this flight, does. I've enjoyed the Kennedy Stern Christian Suspense series since reading the very first book. As with ... More

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How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease

How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease

by Michael Greger, MD, M D

How not to die

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2out of 5 by Susan S 20 hours ago

The book itself was in good condition and has lots of helpful info in it. I had first read parts of the book borrowed from a friend. The book I received was a paper back which is fine but much ... More

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