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Our Christmas in July Extravaganza
News / July 25, 2018

Contests Gayle Leeson celebrates Christmas in July with a Mystery Lover’s Extravaganza   Celebrate “Christmas in July” with a vacation on the lake and Lori Foster’s COOPER’S CHARM   Ella Quinn won’t let you FORGET YOUR FIRST EARL   Nancy Naigle has a special giveaway for Hallmark Christmas in July Movie Lovers!   Celebrate Christmas in July with an Amazon gift card from Jennifer Estep   Win a fun-filled Christmas in July Tote from Daryl Wood Gerber!   Get your passion on with Shelly Alexander’s Christmas in July giveaway!   All-Stars baseball + Christmas in July + Kathy Lyons = FUN!   Melinda Leigh kicks up the heat with a $100 Amazon Gift Card as we wait for WHAT I’VE DONE

Your August Netflix Arrivals for August
Film / July 25, 2018

Are you ready for the television shows and movies coming to Netflix beginning August 1? August 1 Batman Begins Chernobyl Diaries Clerks Constantine Dreamcatcher Edge of Fear Eraser Gran Torino House of Deadly Secrets Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar—Season 1 Million Dollar Baby No Reservations Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Moby Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Nile Rodgers Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Noel Gallagher Once in a Lifetime Sessions with TLC P.S. I Love You Secretariat Silverado Steel Magnolias Stripes Switched (Netflix Original) The Aviator The Golden Compass The Informant! The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement August 2 Emelie August 3 Brij Mohan Amar Rahe (Netflix Film) Cocaine Coast (Netflix Original) Dinotrux Supercharged—Season 3 (Netflix Original) I AM A KILLER (Netflix Original) Like Father (Netflix Film) Marching Orders (Netflix Original) August 4 Flavors of Youth: International Version (Netflix Original) Mr. Sunshine (Netflix Original) On Children (Netflix Original) August 5 Paid in Full August 9 Perdida (Netflix Film) The Originals—Season 5 August 10 72 Dangerous Animals: Asia (Netflix Original) Afflicted (Netflix Original) All About the Washingtons (Netflix Original) Demetri Martin: The Overthinker (Netflix Original) Insatiable (Netflix Original) La Casa de las Flores (Netflix Original) Million Pound Menu (Netflix Original) The Guernsey Literary and Potato…

Cynthia Breeding | Londinium
Author Guest / July 25, 2018

Long before dukes and earls rode in fancy carriages through London’s Hyde Park, and long before the Norman-French claimed victory at Hastings, Romans established the city of Londinium. Julius Caesar first visited Britain in 55 B.C., but it wasn’t until A.D. 43 that Emperor Claudius decided the Thames was a favorable shipping route from the North Sea and established a town in the area just east of present day Westminster. The area extends roughly from east of Waterloo Bridge to Tower Bridge and north from the Thames toward the Museum of London.  If walking, there are stone Dragon monuments that mark the boundaries of the Old City. Of course, local Celtic tribes did not welcome the Roman invasion any more than Native Americans did white settlers.  Inceni Queen Boudicca of East Anglia led a revolt against the Romans and destroyed their cities of Camulodunum (Colchester), Verulamium (St. Albans) and Londinium. Perhaps she was the first, true Women’s Libber!  In any case, she was indeed a Warrior Woman whom men followed into war.  A statue of her driving her chariot stands at the corner of today’s Westminster Bridge and Victoria’s Embankment, right across from Parliament. The Romans, however, were not known…