Saturday, September 26, 2015

Weekend Window Shopping at Birdhouse Books

Hi vintage friends!

I went a little crazy listing some retro goodies at auction last week.  As a result, I now have a record (for me!) 156 auctions running right now on eBay.   I hope you'll stop by and peek at them: 

Birdhouse Books on eBay

You'll find some unique items, including:

Cookbooks, like Savannah a la Carte and It's Dessert Time (a 1952 Jello cookbook):

Nonfiction, like Sojourn in Savannah (guide book with map) and Make a Merry Christmas (a 1970's vintage holiday crafts book from Current):

Unopened craft kits, like this project to embroider a Christmas angel ornament (Leisure Arts):

Vintage travel brochures, like the Fernbank Science Center (Atlanta) and Parrot Jungle (Miami):

Roadside Americana travel postcards - amusement parks, motels, restaurants, and more!    Pictured here:  Children's Fairyland (a story book land in Oakland, California) and the Imperial Motel (Daytona Beach, Florida).

I hope you enjoyed this peek into my shop.  I'll be back next week with more -- Halloween cards coming soon!

Book Spotlight and Giveaway - A Mastery Passion: The Story of Alexander and Elizabeth Hamilton

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A Master Passion: The Story of Alexander and Elizabeth Hamilton: Book One: Love and Liberty by Juliet Waldron

Publication Date: March 25, 2015 
Books We Love eBook & Print; 
428 Pages 
Genre: Historical Fiction
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THE MASTER PASSION is the story of the marriage of our brilliant first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, and his courageous wife, Elizabeth Schuyler. It begins with a whirlwind Revolutionary War courtship at Washington’s headquarters. Conflict, however, is built into this marriage. Betsy's passion is Alexander. While Hamilton adores his wife and children, there are times when he loves America more. “...And hence one Master Passion in the breast Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up all the rest..." ~~Alexander Pope


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Juliet Waldron has lived in many US states, in the UK and the West Indies. She earned a B. A. in English, but has worked at jobs ranging from artist’s model to brokerage. Thirty years ago, after her sons left home, she dropped out of 9-5 and began to write, hoping to create a genuine time travel experience for her readers. Juliet’s a grandmother, a cat person, and fascinated by reading history and archeology. Juliet spends a lot of time visiting other centuries, but she’s also certain she doesn’t want to live there. Juliet gardens, bicycles and is involved in local advocacy groups. She and her husband of fifty years enjoy the winding backroads of PA aboard their Hayabusa superbike. For more information visit Juliet Waldron's website. Juliet also blogs at Possum Tracks and Crone Henge, and you can follow her on Facebook, Pinterest, and Goodreads.


Monday, September 21 
Interview at Library Educated 
Guest Post at What Is That Book About 
Tuesday, September 22 
Review at With Her Nose Stuck In A Book 
Spotlight at Please Pass the Books  
Wednesday, September 23 
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Thursday, September 24 
Guest Post at To Read, Or Not to Read  
Friday, September 25 
Spotlight at Raven Haired Girl 
Saturday, September 26 
Spotlight at View from the Birdhouse 
Monday, September 28 
Review at In a Minute  
Tuesday, September 29 
Review at Diana's Book Reviews  
Wednesday, September 30 
Review at A Fold in the Spine 
Spotlight at CelticLady's Reviews  
Thursday, October 1 
Review at Bookish 
Review at The Maiden's Court 
Friday, October 2 
Review at I'm Shelf-ish 
Review at Beth's Book Nook Blog 
Spotlight at Broken Teepee


To enter to win a paperback copy of A Master Passion & $5 Amazon Gift Card, please enter via the GLEAM form below. Rules – Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST on October 2nd. You must be 18 or older to enter. – Giveaway is open to US residents only. – Only one entry per household. – All giveaway entrants agree to be honest and not cheat the systems; any suspect of fraud is decided upon by blog/site owner and the sponsor, and entrants may be disqualified at our discretion – Winner has 48 hours to claim prize or new winner is chosen. 
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