"I remember reading The Secret Garden several times when I was young. For some reason it spoke to me. I don't remember many series books at that time. My oldest daughter loved the Little House on the Prairie books. I think it's great that…"
"We have a Swiss bread recipe that is so yummy. We have it during the year, but it's especially great at Christmas time. We also have some Swiss cookie recipes that my sister makes at Christmas. I always look forward to being with family members…"
ABOUT AUTHOR: Award winning and best-selling author, MaryLu Tyndall dreamt of pirates and sea-faring adventures during her childhood days on Florida's Coast. After obtaining a degree in Math and working as software engineer for 15 years, she decided to test the waters as a writer. With now more than seventeen books published, she makes no excuses for the deeply spiritual themes embedded within her romantic adventures. As a follower of Christ, her stories often reflect her own journey and walk…See More
Max Elliot Anderson grew up as a struggling reader. After surveying the market, he sensed the need for action-adventures and mysteries for readers 8 – 13, especially boys. Using his extensive experience in the production of dramatic motion pictures, videos, and television commercials, Mr. Anderson brings that same visual excitement and heart-pounding action to his stories. Each book has different characters, setting, and plot. Ten middle grade books are published, ten more are under…See More
"I've read Gifted Hands. I enjoyed it very much. Ben Carson spoke at my brother's graduation from medical school, and I was very impressed with him.
I enjoy reading biographies and autobiographies when I read nonfiction.
I am a member of an…"
ABOUT AUTHOR: Hello! My name is Cecil Murphey, but everyone just calls me 'Cec.' I've written dozens of books on a variety of topics with an emphasis on Spiritual Growth, Christian Living, Caregiving, and Recovery. In these books, I share my personal experiences as I strive to be closer to God and to seek his will for me. My passion is to stimulate people's minds and nourish their souls. Since 1984, I've used my writing to help me accomplish those goals. My first book came off the press in…See More
"We always try to have some family parties and get-togethers during Thanksgiving and Christmas. We enjoy having our family's Swiss bread to eat with homemade jam. We also have some Swiss cookies that my sister makes from a recipe handed down…"
"Our neighborhood is getting together and building a carport/garage for a family that has a child in a wheelchair. We're going to put in a ramp, also. The boy is getting bigger and harder to lift and help into his wheelchair. When it rains…"
"My grandmother was from Switzerland, so she always made several kinds of Swiss cookies at Christmas time. They were quite different from most American ones--they didn't have as much sugar. My sister still makes a couple of the recipes. They…"
"Our library has a book club, but I've never joined it. I'm not sure how many people are involved. I do participate in an online book club. It's a Christian fiction one started by a CF author. We enjoy chatting about the…"
"I'm in an online book club. I enjoy being able to chat with others about the book. Some of us are busier than others, so there are several that do more "lurking" than joining in the chats. We have suggestions for books to read for the…"
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STARTING a HUGE KINDLE GIVEAWAY Contest in SEPTEMBER. On the Front page, you can see the Kindle HD 8 the authors are giving away. To ENTER you MUST JOIN the AUTHORS Groups that are giving away the KINDLES. I’ll Be telling you who they are soon. TELL your FRIENDS! (they must be a member of TBCN to participate)
MONTHLY GIVEAWAYS – To Enter Drawings you Must JOIN the Author’s group. It’s Easy. Click on the author name. (you can see the GROUPS on the left-hand side on the Front page of TBCN. The group will come up. CLICK the Join button (upper right-hand side). Now you are in. THEN you can check out what the author is offering for the month. It’s anything from a gift cards to books and everything in-between. You can START Entering the Drawing the Third MONDAY NIGHT of the month at the “Live” Chat. We meet each month for 30 minutes. Catch up, talking about what’s on our minds, giveaway coffee and kick off the giveaways for that month. If your name is drawn for a book you can post the review on the author page and Post your review pasting it in the comment box and hitting ADD REPLY.
“Live” Chat is held at TBCN on the Third Monday night of the month. You are not required to be there to participate in the Giveaway events. It’s just a fun time to catch up with members talk about chocolate, the book they just read, movie they saw and give away a pound yummy coffee. The time we start is 8 pm Eastern Standard Time. If you need more information please contact me firstname.lastname@example.org
ARE YOU A BOOK CLUB? Book Club Leader? SET UP a Book Club Page for your group. Post the books your group has read or will be reading this year it will help other book club know what book worked for your meeting. It’s helpful for other groups to know how it went. 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.
If you’ve read a book by an author that’s listed here. We’d love for you to post your review and tell us where else you’ve posted it. Just go to the authors page, Click on the title of the book and Post your review pasting it in the comment box and hitting ADD REPLY.
Hi, Winnie! WELCOME TO TBCN Where Book Fun Begins!
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!!