• A-Z Challenge (Book-A Walk to Remember)
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    A-Z Challenge (Book-A Walk to Remember)

    This is the A-Z Challenge for the book “A walk to remember”. After I started reading Sparks’ books, I read this one and I liked it very much. I must say, I don’t like the book as much as I loved the movie, maybe it’s because I watched the movie years ago, several times before I read the actual book. The story of the book is about two teenagers, Landon and Jamie. They are going to the same school but they’re very different from each other. Landon is a player and Jamie is a nice and quiet girl. They look like they don’t have anything in common and maybe they…

  • A-Z Challenge (Book-Tending Roses)A-Z Challenge (Book-Tending Roses)
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    A-Z Challenge (Book-Tending Roses)

    Lisa Wingate writes both Accent novels and contemporary romances for NAL.  She lives with her husband and two sons in the central Texas hill country, where she is a popular inspirational speaker, writing instructor, and magazine columnist. (Barnes and Noble website) Tending Roses, by Lisa Wingate, on Bookdepository This is the first book I’ve read from Lisa Wingate and I really liked it. I like reading Christian books, novels but also devotionals, even if you read only novels, you can learn so much from the authors. I liked this book very much, I truly love books that talk about family, about their struggle and how they resolve their problems with…

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    A-Z Challenge (Book-The Sea Wolf)

    The Sea-Wolf is a 1904 psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London. The book’s protagonist, Humphrey van Weyden, is a literary critic who is a survivor of an ocean collision and who comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who rescues him. Its first printing of forty thousand copies was immediately sold out before publication on the strength of London’s previous The Call of the Wild. Ambrose Bierce wrote, “The great thing—and it is among the greatest of things—is that tremendous creation, Wolf Larsen… the hewing out and setting up of such a figure is enough for a man to do in one lifetime……

  • Focaccia with Whole-wheat Flour
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    Focaccia with Whole-wheat Flour

    This is a tasty Focaccia with Whole-wheat Flour that’s super easy to make and perfect for almost any meal. Ingredients: 400 g whole-wheat flour 1 sachet dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar one teaspoon salt 250 ml lukewarm water sliced olives rosemary, oregano, basil 1 tablespoon olive oil dried tomatoes In a glass, measure the lukewarm water, then mix in the yeast and the sugar and let the mixture rise for 10 minutes. In a big bowl, sift the flour and salt. Add the yeast mixture and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Work very well the dough and when the dough is formed, move it to a plain clean surface and work…