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BookTrib’s Bites: Loss, Lies, Betrayal, SciFi Thriller, Southern Saga – Entertainment

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(NewsUSA) “All We Have to Believe In“by Jeffrey Lousteau A captivating story of love and loss, of betrayal and redemption, set against the backdrop of America in the 1920s. Edward Dooley is a disillusioned veteran of the Great War who comes home to San Francisco, struggles to fit into a......

BookTrib’s Bites: A Plethora of Intriguing Reading

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(NewsUSA)“The Bus to Beulah” by E.C. HanesOn her way to a new job in America, Maria Puente accidentally discovers a human- trafficking ring. Fearing exposure, the American company that manages it kidnaps Maria.Maria’s disappearance triggers a desperate search to find her before the kidnappers can permanently dispose of her. As......

Booktrib’s Bites: A Potpourri of Diverse Reading Choices – Entertainment

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(NewsUSA) “As Time Unfolds”by Barbara Zerfoss Bethany Miller inherits an ancestral home from the biological mother she never knew. Inside a grandfather clock named The Timekeeper, she discovers a family journal. For three centuries, generations of women each wrote one entry, sharing family secrets, chronicling courageous acts, the freeing power......

Wind turbine maker Vestas cuts margin outlook as Ukraine war bites

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Blades for wind-turbines can be seen in the grounds of the Vestas Wind Technology company’s factory, located in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin September 14, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register COPENHAGEN, May 2 (Reuters) – Wind turbine maker Vestas (VWS.CO) slashed its......

BookTrib’s Bites: Secrets, Poetry, Celebrities, Plot Twists

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(NewsUSA)“An Upside-Down Sky”by Linda DahlWhen Lidia, a blocked Latinx artist in her sixties, goes on a group tour of Namyan, a fictional Southeast Asian country reopened to the world after a long dictatorship, she gets much more than the vacation she thinks she’s signed on for. Against a backdrop of......

BookTrib’s Bites: Cold Case, Murder Case, Christianity, Casino Legend – Entertainment

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(NewsUSA)  “Hooker Avenue”by Jode Millman  Amid a violent Hudson Valley thunderstorm, Jessie Martin discovers a woman lying unconscious in a roadside ditch. The badly beaten victim, Lissie Sexton, a local prostitute, claims she’s escaped the attack of a killer. Jessie’s more than a casual driver who passes by; she’s a......

China data to show sharp March deterioration as COVID bites, but solid Q1 growth

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Workers watch as a crane lifts a structure at a construction site in Shanghai, China January 14, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China Q1 GDP growth seen at 4.4%, vs Q4’s 4.0% March data likely deteriorated sharply on COVID lockdowns, April expected to......

Less rice for the same price: inflation bites Asia’s food stalls

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April 13 (Reuters) – Profits at Ma Hong’s spicy hotpot restaurant have been squeezed by about a fifth since he opened in downtown Beijing last year, crushed by beef tripe prices that have shot up by more than 50% and the surging costs of other key ingredients. “We sell it......

BookTrib’s Bites: Captivating Stories, Two Books to Help Children – Entertainment

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(NewsUSA) “Halfway to Schist”by Peter Bridgford Red Rogers is the daughter of two geologists, so her childhood has been overshadowed by all things having to do with the rock cycle, plate tectonics and glaciation. When her mother commits suicide, Red and her father embark on an adventure to restore an......

As inflation bites and America’s mood darkens, higher-income consumers are cutting back, too

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Miami, Florida, Brickell City Centre shopping mall with Apple Store, Chanel and escalators. Jeff Greenberg | Universal Images Group | Getty Images With as much as 60% of U.S. consumers living paycheck to paycheck, it’s not a surprise to see......

Stocks set for weekly drop as rates reality bites

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A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, April 8 (Reuters) – Stocks headed for a......

BookTrib’s Bites: Engaging Memoirs, History, Love, Tributes and Adventure

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(NewsUSA)“Laughing All the Way to the Bank”by Gigi SpacolaGigi Spacola had two rules to live by in college: work hard and get good grades, and don’t make the mistake of dating Jeremy Cotton! Gigi succeeded initially, but the two bump into each other during a graduation celebration — and life......

BookTrib’s Bites: Hollywood, Adulting, Atypical Sci-Fi, Action Saga – Entertainment

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(NewsUSA) “Deception: A Hollywood Mystery”by Britt Lind Blood and dreams run red through the magical land of Hollywood, and rarely do kind souls win the spoils of war … . When singer/songwriter Josh Sibley gets the opportunity to write songs for a multimillion-dollar feature film, he’s all in. Then he......

BookTrib’s Bites: Geology, Emotions, Dating and Grief – Arts

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(NewsUSA) “The Colorless Womb”by Kimberly Gowdy Kimberly had always yearned for a child, but after multiple miscarriages coupled with an unhealthy marriage, she accepted that her plan to become a mother was inconceivable. A painful divorce and a job opportunity opened the door for a fresh start in Atlanta. A......

BookTrib’s Bites: Globetrotting Thrillers – Bucharest, Boston, Prague, Paris – Arts

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(NewsUSA) “The Bucharest Dossier”by William Maz “The Bourne Identity” meets John le Carré’s “The Spy Who Came In from the Cold.” CIA analyst Bill Hefflin is a man apart — apart from life, apart from his homeland and apart from love. At the start of the 1989 uprising in Romania,......

BookTrib’s Bites: Kids Poems, First-Rate Thrillers and Pioneer Patients – Arts

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(NewsUSA) “Help Baby Walrus”by Ilia Tversky This book is a collection of children’s poems translated from Russian and written for the author’s son, David. The heroes of the poems are real and fictional toys, animals and unusual creatures that accompanied David throughout his joyful childhood. Now they will become friends......

BookTrib’s Bites: Four Novels to Keep You Reading Through the Night – Arts

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(NewsUSA) “Honor Through Sacrifice”by Robert E. Lofthouse “A man can fight if he can see daylight down the road somewhere,” said President Lyndon Johnson. “But there ain’t no daylight in Vietnam — there’s not a bit.” As he said that, he was committing the first U.S. ground combat units and......

BookTrib’s Bites: Fascinating Characters and Sound Advice – Arts

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(NewsUSA) “Lady Editor”by Melanie Kirkpatrick  Sarah Josepha Hale was the most influential woman in America for half a century. As editor of “Godey’s Lady’s Book,” Hale was the leading cultural arbiter for the growing nation. Women (and many men) turned to her for advice on what to read, what to......

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