"I read The Lord of the Rings series a long time ago in school. I read the Harry Potter series as an adult and also enjoyed these books. I like reading adventure books because they make me feel like I'm there as one of the…"
ABOUT AUTHOR: Ron Smorynski is an army brat, whose mom is Korean and his dad American-Polish. He grew up in White Sands Missile Range & Las Cruces, New Mexico. He transferred to UCLA as a fine artist, then in Los Angeles, as a struggling painter, discovered the new artform of CG animation. One of the first games and cinematics he experienced was Warcraft! He taught himself CG animation and got his first real job at Blizzard Entertainment working on cinematics for Diablo I. Ron went on to…See More
"I vaguely remember my great-grandmother and great-grandfather (Mom's grandparents) and they always had popcorn for me to eat. My grandma (dad's Mom) taught me how to cook a lot of Ukrainian foods so I still think of those times…"
"I wonder what they would think as they go through metamorphosis? I also wonder if it is painful? I can imagine that they wonder what is happening even as they see others changing along with them. We grow larger, but our shape is…"
Following a career in educational publishing and technology, Vincent James Vezza began writing a number of short stories. He uses the pseudonym of Jackson Badgenoone, pronounced Badge-no-one, for full-length works. In this new book, Neverborn, Jackson, is able to share the story of Rachael, a woman who deals with…See More
"I have never been to Rhode Island or Plymouth Rock that I can remember, but I would like to some day. To me, separation of church and state means that there is freedom of religion and there is not one that is required by the government as it…"
Teresa Irizarry is the author of Rekindled, a 17th century historical fiction. Her skills in writing and technical trouble isolation were gained in a corporate research setting. She learned how to deal with cold, snow and ice to race in the Iditasport, a 100 mile race in winter Alaska that she finished in the cycling division in 1999. She learned related history from her mother's genealogical research, pastors that taught church history at the college level in the Catholic and Baptist…See More
"People do crazy and sad things to become known, but it doesn't make them significant or give their life meaning. You don't have to be famous or even well known to be significant. Each of us is totally significant to Jesus."
George M. Weaver (born 1950) is an attorney in Atlanta, Georgia. He has written numerous Christian and legal materials. His new book is "The Significant Life: Overcoming Your Fear of Being Unnoticed and Forgotten." This book brings a Christian answer to the near-universal need and struggle of people to be known, appreciated, influential, and remembered. His legal materials include a book called "Handbook on the Prosecution of Obscenity Cases." George is married to LeAnne Weaver and they are…See More
LOVE to Read? Want to discover new authors for yourself or your ;your face-to-face book club.This is the place for you.Each month we will feature a new author and their book. It will not necessarily be a brand new book. We want everyone to be able to participate so we will post book lists three months out to start. This way you can check the book and/or audio book out at the library.Discussion of the book will start the 21st of the month. I will post discussion questions and everyone can join…See More
"On Easter my Dad (he's 92 now) and I go to church and then we have dinner at my cousin's home. Easter week this year our church was host for daily noon services and lunch for 5 churches who each had a designated day to have their…"
We’re glad you’re here!! Here are ways you can get involved…
1. MONTHLY BOOK NOMINATIONS & VOTING
Read a great book you want to tell others about? Here’s the place! Each month a box is set up (on the right hand corner of the front page) for nominations of fiction and non-fiction books. After the nomination period, the community votes on “book of the month” for each category.
2. MONTHLY GIVEAWAYS posted the FIRST WEEK of the month
Book covers will be posted on the FRONT PAGE of TBCN. CLICK on the LINK above the BOOK COVER. Answer one of the questions there to enter the contest.
3. BOOK REVIEWS – Are you interested in REVIEWING BOOKS MONTHLY???
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Have you ALREADY WRITTEN a review??? On the top left hand corner tab it says TBCN STORE – CLICK ON that LINK. It takes you to the TBCN store. Search for the book – post your review.
4. ARE YOU A BOOK CLUB? A BOOK CLUB LEADER?
SET UP a Book Club Page for your group. Post the books your group has read or will be reading in 2013. Post pictures of book events. Hold your book meeting online. Ask the author to join you! Be creative. We also have lots of book ideas for your group.
5. BOOK FUN MAGAZINE
Videos about AUTHOR INTERVIEWS and BOOK EVENTS related to the current issue of TBCN magazine, BOOK FUN, are posted on the front page of TBCN!!