Arbiter News Digest

US News How Trump Really Feels About Military Veterans WASHINGTON, May 31, 2016—Donald Trump says he is a champion of veterans. However, his record says otherwise. In 1991 and again in 2004 Trump actively lobbied to have disabled veteran vendors removed from Fifth Avenue, the location of Trump Tower, claiming their presence was detrimental and […]

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Death & Science in Tennessee: Carved in Bone, Jefferson Bass

*** Harper Collins, 2006 0060759828 (ISBN13: 9780060759827) Part of the Mysteries from Every State Challenge I was excited about reading this book because I thoroughly enjoyed Death’s Acre, written by Jon Jefferson and Dr. William Bass before they became Jefferson Bass. While this book was a great choice for the Mysteries from Every State Challenge, I […]

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7 Tips for Making a Room Look Bigger

By Jane Blanchard Even if you have a large home, you probably have at least one room that feels small. While you may not be able to gain square footage, you can certainly make the area appear larger by tricking the eye. Here are seven simple tips to take your room from cramped to comfortable. […]

The View from Here – Books from Colombia

Originally posted on BookerTalk:
Welcome to the world of books. In the last feature in this series we were enjoying the crisp snowy conditions of Finland. Now we’re heading to a country more associated with sun than snow. We travel to Colombia to hear from Laura Sesana ? ? Let’s meet Laura  I am originally from Bogotá, Colombia. …

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30 Stay-Up-All-Night Books | Arbiter News

Did we miss your favorite book? 30 Stay-Up-All-Night Books | Arbiter News.

Mona Rodriguez February 15

Meet the Author: Forty Years In A Day by Mona Rodriguez | Arbiter News

  Meet the Author: Forty Years In A Day by Mona Rodriguez | Arbiter News.

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Novelist Chris Orcutt Shares Insight With Writers

Chirs Orcutt, author of the Dakota Stevens Mystery Series, shares his insight on writing, inspiration, and selecting what to write about. Please check out his amazing article at our sister site, Arbiter News.   Read: “Paying Attention as a Fiction Writer”

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Fruity Ice Cubes for Punch

These colorful ice cubes will cheer up any garden party and are a great addition to punch or flavored waters. You will need: 2 mini cup cake tins 1 can peaches 1 bunch fresh mint 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds 3 cups distilled water** tap or bottled water is ok, distilled just freezes clearer   Cut […]

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Top 10 Read in 2014

2014 was an interesting year in reading.  According to my Goodreads reading challenge, I read 56 books.  Many were read for the “Mysteries From Every State Challenge,” three (Carthage, Shutter Island, The Round House) made it to my top 10.  The books are not in any particular order.   Moloka’i, Alan Brennert This novel was […]

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Three little birds…

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