Author Archives: jtenebrae
CH: Qing Dynasty
Second Captivating History arc is the Qing Dynasty. From 1644 to 1924 the Manchu’s ruled China known as the Qing Dynasty. This book encompasses the fall of the Ming dynasty and the rise of the Qing, their consolidation of power and the influence of Western Civilization upon them. There was the fight to stay traditionalContinue reading “CH: Qing Dynasty”
This came in a four book set. I thought it was a murder mystery using insects to solve the mystery. Oops. This is an insect version of Jaws. American entomologists travel to Brazil to study insects in the rainforest. They take pictures of a large cockroach before they scatter. They take the pictures to aContinue reading “Review: Insects”
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Captivating History ARC
Joined the arc team for Captivating History. I’m excited to get to read books on history and give my two cents worth. Pure heaven. This is the first one I’ve reviewed.
Wednesday Challenge: First Memory
My earliest memories were growing up in Pueblo, Co. My maternal grandparents owned a business. It was called The Record Music Store. We lived in a small two bedroom house, but it had a basement. My father worked at the store, as we called it, with my uncle. The store sold records, at that timeContinue reading “Wednesday Challenge: First Memory”
We had five in attendance today and there was lively discussion. We’ve agreed to e-mail each other what projects we’re working on and then discuss them at the next meeting. January 7th, same place same time.
Top Ten Tuesday
This week is a freebie. I’m choosing my top ten Christmas songs. In a countdown. 10. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 9. We Three Kings 8. Silver Bells 7. Carol of the Bells 6. Silent Night 5. White Snows of Christmas (Kingston Trio) 4. What Child is This 3. The First Noel 2. O LittleContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday”
What I’m Reading Mondays
Deborah Jones is a cub reporter for the Miami Herald and wants to be the only reporter to interview a man scheduled for execution. She kicks over a hornets nest by angering the Senator for Florida whose son was murdered. There’s no doubt the man committed the crime, but does he deserve execution? So farContinue reading “What I’m Reading Mondays”