Welcome to Throwback Thursday. This week I've chosen a book I've been delving into again off and on...it's guaranteed to lift the mood. My Thoughts If you’re at all familiar with Barb Taub’s blog you’ll have a very good idea about the contents of this book. It’s divided into sections with subheadings, each dealing with … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ Life Begins When The Kids Leave Home and the dog dies by Barb Taub #Humour @barbtaub #Memoir
This year wasn't a particularly good one, not the books themselves but my reading. The year started off horribly, losing my lovely Finn. Then it was the advent of the dreaded virus, coupled with moving house. The motivation to read came and went and I haven't read nearly as many books as usual. And Flynn … Continue reading Stand Out Reads of 2021 #Books #Reading #TuesdayBookBlog
Author: Barb Taub Photography by Jayalakshmi Ayyer and Janine Smith Independently Published: February 2021 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Guess what India? We're baaack! After our travel adventures the year before in which none of us technically died—although there were times it seemed like an attractive option—my two long-suffering travel companions, Jaya and Janine, actually agreed to another India … Continue reading Please Don’t Ask For Extra Glasses: Your Camels Are Here Book 2 by @barbtaub Jayalakshmi Ayyer & Janine Smith #TravelMemoir #India
The end of 2018 is approaching fast and it’s 'favourite books of the year' time again! I enjoy looking back at books I’ve read and audios I’ve listened to, although choosing ones for the list never gets any easier. So in no particular order, here are some of my favourites. The Great Alone ~ Kristin … Continue reading Top 20 Favourite #Books of 2018 #AmReading #FridayReads
Author: Barb Taub Published: 1st February by Amazon Category: Humour, Memoir, Essays, Parents, Kids, Relationships ONCE UPON A TIME... Chapter 1. A California girl named Barb met her prince of a guy. He was tall, dark, and handsome. (Actually, he was a Republican. But he was definitely tall.) They fell in love, and got married. … Continue reading Life Begins When The Kids Leave Home and the dog dies by Barb Taub #Humour @barbtaub #Memoir #Relationships
Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share old favourites, as well as books that were published over a year ago. Not to mention those that are languishing on the to be read pile for whatever reason. I knew I would enjoy this, having read the hilarious posts on Barb’s blog … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ Do Not Wash Hands In Plates ~ by @barbtaub #Travel #Memoir #Humour
It’s that time again! This year has gone so quickly and it’s been filled with really great reads. Narrowing down favourites is a difficult task but here they are. As always, they’ll be either 4.5* or 5* and clicking on the cover will take you to Amazon UK. Dead Is Dead ~ Thriller Private investigator … Continue reading Top Reads of 2016 #Books #AmReading #TuesdayBookBlog
**As part of the Kindle Countdown, today’s price is $0.99. But that price will increase each day over the promotion until it’s back at the regular $4.99 after 31 August.
[My apologies in advance to readers and followers: apparently ‘real’ writers do all this publicity stuff. Lots. Although I basically suck at that, I’m going to spend the next couple of days tweeting and posting about this special countdown promotion that Amazon Kindle is running before I return this blog to it’s regularly-scheduled random confusion. Sorry about that.]
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SALE! Coupon for half-off regular ROUND TRIP FARE price from Smashwords**.
Warden Carey Parker’s to-do list is already long enough: find her brother and sister, rescue her roommate, save Null City, and castrate her ex-boyfriend. Preferably with a dull-edged garden tool. A rusty one.
(**If you’re a Kindle reader, or want to read ebooks on just about any other device including your computer, you can still take advantage of the sale with super-easy file conversion by Calibre.)
AND A SPECIAL OFFER:
You could win this gorgeous bracelet by designer Liz Kecso. Incorporating the themes of Round Trip Fare, it will go to one lucky reader. For a chance to win, just “LIKE” the Null City page on Facebook and/or send email to barbtaub (at) gmail (dot) com BEFORE 12 June, 2016.
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It’s all on twelve months since I first wrote about my favourite opening lines, so I reckon I've read enough books to warrant another selection. So in no particular order, here they are. Clicking on the book title will take you to my review if you’d like more info. The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey … Continue reading More Favourite Opening Lines 2016 #Books #amreading #SundayBlogShare
Author: Barb Taub Released: April 2016 by Hartwood Publishing Category: Urban Fantasy Is it wrong that shooting people is just so much easier than making decisions? Carey wonders—and not for the first time. But the Agency claims this will be an easy one. A quick pickup of a missing teen and she won’t even have … Continue reading Round Trip Fare (Null City #4) by @barbtaub #UrbanFantasy #FridayReads
If Urban Fantasy is your thing, you’ll love this series.
I’m so excited to announce that Round Trip Fare is now live!
**Although a sequel to Book 1 (One Way Fare), this is the stand alone story of twins Carey and Connor Parker.
Round Trip Fare
by Barb Taub
Is it wrong that shooting people is just so much easier than making decisions? Carey wonders— and not for the first time. But the Agency claims this will be an easy one. A quick pickup of a missing teen and she won’t even have to shoot anybody. Probably.
Carey knows superpowers suck, her own included. From childhood she’s only had two options. She can take the Metro train to Null City and a normal life. After one day there, imps become baristas, and hellhounds become poodles. Demons settle down, join the PTA, and worry about their taxes. Or she can master the…
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