Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Money and The Power – The Making of Las Vegas and Its Hold on America by Sally Denton and Roger Morris

Denton and Morris stretch the boundaries of my beliefs a touch in suggesting that everything in the whole of America; law, business, politics, the very “American Dream” itself (whatever that is) is in some way tied to, and grew from, … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Inheritance by Alison Weir

This novel has two heroines, living around 80 years apart. Their stories are slightly alike because they are both women who met an unfortunate end due to their royal blood. Read the review here.

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Helen J Stewart First Lady of Las Vegas by Sally Zanjani and Carrie Townley Porter

This is the true story of the first female pioneer to live in Las Vegas. Like myself, she came to Vegas not knowing quite what to expect, not expecting to stay very long, and, quite frankly, not too keen on … Continue reading

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Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier

This is the first a popular trilogy about time travel for young adults. It is about a sixteen year old girl who lives in an unlikely part of very Central London with her extremely rich family in a big, fancy … Continue reading

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