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Holiday On-line Book Fair!

           

               

                          Happy Holidays!

                           

                                                           

Hi everyone, welcome to my annual book fair!

The last winning trivia question answer is A Rose in Bloom. 

The trivia game is over, but the fun is not, there are so many wonderful books here, check them out!

 

 

 

 

Welcome to  my on-line Christmas Day Blog Book Fair. We have a great mix of books here. All kinds, for all tastes. So please browse and choose a wonderful book to keep you entertained!

 

Below Frosty here are the books for sale;  I have them separated by category (in Red) so you can easily find the books you like. Once you find the book you would like to buy just click the sell link that you prefer. Enjoy!

Non-Fiction;

Laughs, Luck…and Lucy: How I Came to Create the Most Popular Sitcom of All Time (with “I LOVE LUCY’s Lost Scenes” and rare Lucille Ball audio)

Jess Oppenheimer, the man Lucille Ball called the “brains” of “I Love Lucy”, gives us a rare first-hand look at television history as it was being made. A rich entertainment resource, “Laughs, Luck…and Lucy” features a hilarious memoir, and scores of rare photos, three never-before-published scripts (including the only “I Love Lucy” script that Lucy or Desi ever refused to perform), plus links to web-based audio of Lucy’s classic radio comedy performances, unheard for more than 40 years! 

https://www.amazon.com/Laughs-Luck-Lucy-Popular-Lucille-ebook/dp/B002R5B1UO/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=&qid=

I Love Lucy: The Untold Story Audible Audiobook by Jess Oppenheimer.

Your exclusive backstage pass to the creation of I Love Lucy: I Love Lucy: Behind the Scenes, by Jess Oppenheimer with Gregg Oppenheimer – Winner, Listen Up Awards Best Pop Culture Audiobook of the Year.  Full-cast performance of Gregg Oppenheimer’s play I Love Lucy: The Untold Story! 15-minute Bonus Track: never-before-released 1961 interview with Jess Oppenheimer about the creation of I Love Lucy.

https://www.amazon.com/I-Love-Lucy-Untold-Story/dp/B00ASX86BE/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=i+love+lucy+the+untold+story&qid=1571703048&s=audible&sr=1-1

I Love Lucy: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom; By  L.A. Theatre Works;

The onscreen pairing of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz is at the heart of one of the most popular TV shows in history. Who would have thought that to get on the air, they had to battle both a network and a sponsor who thought the show couldn’t possibly succeed? Playwright Gregg Oppenheimer – son of I Love Lucy’s creator Jess Oppenheimer – spins the hilarious true story behind America’s beloved TV comedy.

https://gumroad.com/l/cVyRu

 

 

Entering My Second Half by Sherri Rabinowitz; 

What follows are fascinating bits and bobs of my life. The things I have done, the people I have met, the places I have been.  I have re-0-entering-my-second-half-post-cardwritten the goals of my life and these experiences helped me formed them. As I write this I began to realize I have lead a hell of life!

 

https://www.amazon.com/Entering-Second-Half-Sherri-Rabinowitz/dp/1500513180/ref=pd_rhf_dp_p_img_3?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=TE75N33WF0EYQQGGCK72

Children’s Books

Planets of the Week

A children’s book created to share the sacred truths about how each day of the week is named after a Planet. 
Each planet’s ancient symbol is depicted and the energy of the planet is expressed in the sentence across each page.

ABC Affirmations

Introducing positive daily affirmations with Sacred Geometry through the manifestation of the Flower of Life. This ancient symbol is created page after page by adding a new circle with each new letter of the alphabet. Showcasing the Seed of Life on the 7th letter G & the full Flower of Life design by the letter Z. These affirmations are powerful life-affirming statements that inspire the readers’ human experience, children and adults alike! 

Shalilly by Elizabeth Gracen;

In the heart of ancient Delphi, Fippa, a sixteen-year-old misfit mystic with unusual gifts, stands at the edge of a cosmic pool, ready to drown. Her sacrifice is the only way to open the portal within the water’s black depths and the only chance she has to bring the young warrior, Ision, back to Earth before Darkness annihilates Love from the Cosmos. https://www.amazon.com/Shalilly-Elizabeth-Gracen-ebook/dp/B01FG5QX6I/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

The Snitch, The Witch, and The One Who Was Rich is more than a children’s story book or children’s literature. It has deep philosophical themes for adults as well. It’s a mixture of a Mother Goose nursery rhyme, Dr. Suess, and Harry Potter. It’s for all ages! It is also a conversation piece and a coffee table book. Explore the magical world of Moonwood in this modern day fantasy classic!
Crisscross Applesauce by Cherrye S. Vasquez Ph.D.
The teacher was shocked to learn that the girls were bickering amongst themselves. Pinching? Spitting? Pulling braided ponytails? On no! Could there be a bully in the learning group?
The Christmas Swap by Cherrye S. Vasquez Ph.D.
Was Mrs. Claus hearing things? Did Santa Claus really want to swap jobs with her this year? What in North Pole was Santa thinking?
Santa’s Super Sleigh! by Cherrye S. Vasquez Ph.D.
Did Carli hear what she thought she heard? What were those reindeer plotting? Of course they meant well, but would they change Santa’s magical ride forever?

A Kitty’s View: An interactive children’s book by Sherri Rabinowitz and Illustrated by Anja Gruber;

00-xena-coverA Kitty’s View; An interactive children’s book is for kindergarten children and older. Though it is full of fun it is secretly teaching some lessons, shhhhhh.

 

https://www.amazon.com/Kittys-View-interactive-childrens-book/dp/1540608522/ref=pd_rhf_dp_p_img_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=94AAE482PNMHX8VS471M

Different Is Beautiful: A love note to the children of the world! By Sherri Rabinowitz and Illustrated by Anja Gruber;

a square teddy cover_bearb (2)Sherri Rabinowitz and Anja Gruber has found a unique way to encourage self-esteem in little ones while helping them develop a sense of appreciation and respect for everyone and everything in the world around them. A portion of the proceeds will go to anti-bullying charities.

https://www.amazon.com/Different-Beautiful-love-children-world/dp/1499617542/ref=pd_rhf_dp_p_img_9?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=8X7KQT6W9J6588XC1MEB

Fantasy/ Science Fiction

Deep Echoes

Caitlin Benoit finds her blood quickened by a new, intriguing site. An initial exploration leads to the discovery of a mysterious river rock with peculiar etchings. Puzzled, she breaks all the rules to examine the stone closer.

The journey begins with a backpack and lip gloss.

Amazon:https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07SVP7YFW

Nook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/deep-echoes-melody-ash/1131993228?ean=2940156564873

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/deep-echoes-1

Apple Books: https://books.apple.com/us/book/id1467603743

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=j2-cDwAAQBAJ

Northern Echoes: 

Caitlin Benoit assumed the next destination would be her time, her world. Instead, the stone thrusts her further into the past and onto a different continent. Now in 1831 England, she’s discovered by William, the Duke of Lancaster. By sheer luck, he’s willing to allow her into his manor.

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07YYHFNZN

Nook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/northern-echoes-melody-ash/1132526903

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/northern-echoes

Apple Books: https://books.apple.com/us/book/id1473093443

Google: https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=htm0DwAAQBAJ

Sunken Echoes:

Discovery has an hourglass and a necklace.

Caitlin lands hard on the decks of an infamous ship–with only 24 hours before it sinks, and John is missing. 

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Sunken-Echoes-Web-Book-ebook/dp/B07X14129J

Nook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1133277044

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/sunken-echoes

Apple Books: https://books.apple.com/us/book/id1478369008

Fantasy Time Inc by Sherri Rabinowitz;

Newly edited version of Fantasy Time Inc, with new chapter and a new cover;
12795533_1149762565064334_575123236415178808_nIn the future we as a people will be going through many strange and conflicting changes. We will be traveling and living in space and under water. We will have an even better network of communications and transportation but we will still need to have a vacation and to relax from this antiseptic new environment. People will need an escape and most people dream of the future and the past, because no one romanticizes about their own time.

 

https://www.amazon.com/Fantasy-Time-Inc-Sherri-Rabinowitz-ebook/dp/B019I30XCE/ref=pd_rhf_dp_p_img_6?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=HGJXVGD4JGHQC4CGN2K5

Steam Punk

The Clockwork Detective (Constable of Aqualinne Book 1)

Aubrey Hartmann left the Imperial battlefields with a pocketful of medals, a fearsome reputation, and a clockwork leg. When the Imperium diverts her trip home to investigate the murder of a young druwyd in a strange town. She is ordered to not only find the killer but prevent a full-scale war with the dreaded Fae. Determined to solve the mystery, Aubrey must survive centaurs, thugs and a monster of pure destruction.

www.amazon.com/dp/B07Q5VH2MQ/

Tears of Heaven (Flames of Perdition Book 1)

Banishing rouge demons back to Hell isn’t usually a problem. Del and Marrin have a few centuries of experience. It’s all part of the job description. Their lives get hard when the Angel Ahadiel orders them to take down three demons at once. Things go from bad to worse after the demons kidnap three children for some unknown end.

 

www.amazon.com/dp/B07L6KJFPJ/

Hell Becomes Her (Flames of Perdition Book 2)

Banishing demons is only slightly more daunting than raising a pre-teen. All things considered, Del has it pretty easy these days. She takes her orders, does her job, and goes home to kiss her daughter, Jordan, goodnight. But when Jordan is kidnapped Del learns the world is even more dangerous than she believed. Lost in the deserts of northern Nevada, confronted with myths and legends thirst for her blood, Del may have to fight an entire army to get her daughter back. She’ll pull down the pillars of heaven if that’s what it takes.

www.amazon.com/dp/B07N2VSJFZ/\

Mystery/Thriller/Horror

Death in the Beginning (The God Tools: Book 1) by Gary Williams  and Vicky Knerly  
Two men stumble upon a historical secret that holds terrifying consequences. As Northeast Florida braces for a deadly hurricane, there are those willing to murder to guard the truth. 

Blood Legacy -by Gary Williams  and Vicky Knerly  

 https://www.amazon.com/Blood-Legacy-Samuel-Tolen-Novel-ebook/dp/B078WK3FMS

In the present, CIA agent Samuel Tolen is swept up in a global chase to uncover Adolf Hitler’s darkest secret. At stake is the life of an 11-year-old savant—and the end of the world.
Demons are Rude. – (which is available to pre-order and will release on 2/18/20) – by Gary Williams  andVicky Knerly
A down-on-his luck man and a snarky, talking dog have a date with a demon—and not the good kind where you have a chance to get lucky. It’s the kind of date that could lead to world annihilation.

Dawn of the Zombie Apocalypse by Lee Murray
When Seb downloads the latest Chaos game, along with its subliminal feature, all the adults in Bridgetown turn into zombies. Seb and friends race to reverse the effects and save the world–which isn’t easy when you have to walk the dog and care for your baby sister…
Into the Ashes by Lee Murray
“INTO THE ASHES is a kick-ass thriller with twists you will never see coming! Lee Murray serves up a nail-biter of a weird-science action adventure. Brava!” —Jonathan Maberry, New York Times best-selling author of DEEP SILENCE and V-WARS 
 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07P335VB4/

What Happened In The Cover by A L Walker

Although Bria had escaped from her abusive past, life in the States was still empty. She thought her horrible life would be finally over, by her own hands. What happened in the cove would change everything. Find out more below!  https://andreawalkerfin.com/

Tide of Stone by Kaaron Warren

The Time-Ball Tower of Tempuston houses the worst criminals in history.

Given the option of the death penalty or eternal life, they chose eternal life.

They have a long time to regret that choice.  http://www.omniumgatherumedia.com/paperbackorder/tideofstone

Into Bones like Oil by Kaaron Warren

“Dark, disturbing, visceral” (5 stars) —NB Magazine

In this gothic-styled ghost story that simmers with strange, Warren shows once again her flair for exploring the mundane—themes of love, loss, grief, and guilt manifest in a way that is both hauntingly familiar and eerily askew.    https://www.amazon.com/Into-Bones-like-Kaaron-Warren-ebook/dp/B07YSY6D7M/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1577060324&sr=1-2

Exploring Dark Short Fiction #2: A Primer to Kaaron Warren

Australian author Kaaron Warren is widely recognized as one of the leading writers today of speculative and dark short fiction. She’s published four novels, multiple novellas, and well over one hundred heart-rending tales of horror, science fiction, and beautiful fantasy, and is the first author ever to simultaneously win all three of Australia’s top speculative fiction writing awards (Ditmar, Shadows, and Aurealis awards for The Grief Hole). 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DFQYYKF/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i6

 Romantic Fiction

A Light from the Ashes by Rachel Anne Cox

In the future wasteland of Virginia, Sam, the son of revolutionaries, wants nothing more than to leave the violence of his past behind him, but the impending Third Revolution and the two women he loves may not let him.  With his loyalties torn between his affection for Sophie and maintaining the tentative peace which has prevailed in the land, Sam must navigate the fine lines between peace and rebellion, love and hate, while trying to find his humanity in an inhumane world and within himself.  https://www.amazon.com/Light-Ashes-Rachel-Anne-Cox/dp/107644587X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1571954828&sr=8-1

In The Blood of the Greeks – Book 1 by Mary D. Brooks;

It’s 1942 in German Occupied Greece during World War II, Eva and Zoe — one a German officer’s daughter, the other a young Greek woman filled with fury — should be enemies but they come together in an unlikely union to save the lives of Jews targeted by the Nazis. They know that one wrong move will put an end to their lives. 

https://www.amazon.com/Blood-Greeks-Intertwined-Souls-Book-ebook/dp/B00VA3W1OY/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1482288242&sr=1-1&keywords=In+The+Blood+of+the+Greeks+-+Book+1

Where Shadows Linger by Mary D. Brooks
Bronze Award Winner – Historical Romance 2015 Readers’ Favorite Awards

Eva Muller and Zoe Lambros flee to Australia seeking refuge from World War II ravaged Greece. They struggle in an intolerant society whilst dealing with their haunted war-time memories and hiding their love. With the horrors of the war behind them, Eva and Zoe forge a new life together. The war is over but the shadows from their past emerge to shatter their peace and endanger their lives. They are about to find out the hard way that moving thousands of miles away does not protect them from those that wish them harm. 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00VQHFO5M/

 

Hidden Truths by Mary D. Brooks Awards:
– Honorable Mention in Historical Romance 2015 Readers’ Favorite Awards


An emotionally overwhelming journey home to post WW2 Greece for Eva and Zoe that tests their love, resilience and strength. It’s a story of new friendships, surprises, family and discovery in this historical lesbian romance imbued with mystery and a dash of urban fantasy. 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00WLB8GLQ

 

 

Awakenings by Mary D. Brooks

Bittersweet homecomings, confronting haunted wartime memories and secrets that bubble to the surface in the journey back to where it all began for Eva and Zoe. 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00X4S5122

 

 

No Good Deed by Mary D. Brooks  ***Awarded Bronze in the 2017 Readers Favorite Awards!

It’s 1950 in Sydney, Australia. Eva and Zoe have found peace following their tumultuous past. Their wish for children is upended when an accident leaves Eva fighting for her life. The accident heralds a maelstrom of unexplained paranormal incidents. Zoe has to contend with the possibility of losing the woman she loves just as their dream of a family is in their grasp. Eva’s accident reveals more than anyone imagined. A secret that had been hidden for centuries and a decision, taken by a desperate mother intended to protect the child she loves, will now shatter a conspiracy of lies and deceit.

Love, secrets and lies intertwine in this historical romance imbued with urban fantasy and mystery. 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00YRRIW4S

 

Nor The Battle to the Strong by Mary D. Brooks

Eva Lambros lives a fulfilling life with her partner, Zoe — but her past hides painful experiences she longs to forget. As the couple journeys to the wartime research facility at the center of Eva’s horror, they’ll need to rely on each other to face a series of shocking revelations. 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N25XZ7P

 

Mabel of the Anzacs by Mary D. Brooks


Two women – one a fiery teenager, the other a cantankerous octogenarian – find their mutual antipathy blossoms into an unlikely friendship in this heartfelt multi-generational story about finding a kindred spirit where you least expect it.

  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07D5P2JR4/

 

A Widgie Knight by Mary D. Brooks

A famous and powerful man abuses his power but it will take a determined woman to defend the woman she loves and teach the sexual predator a lesson he will never forget. 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B014PEUILW

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Last month was really wonderful!

Writing deadlines take priority this month, I have kind of let them slide but they are now barreling down on me.

Speaking of my writing, my e-books are all on sale for the month of August! https://www.amazon.com/Sherri-Rabinowitz/e/B004YTKO86/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks Get them while they last!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Casting for Sherri’s Playhouse and  new play being worked on… We have several plays coming up; a farce, A time travel story, The newest parts of Mabel of  The Anzacs, the second part o Joe Kronus…And here is my short tiny play called Dowry to enjoy while we work on the others ; http://tobtr.com/11422435 

 

 

I had a really fun chat with author Dr. Winfried Sedhoff about his book The Friendship Key.  It was interesting discussing how important friendship is and how it is imperative to our psyche to touch another soul; http://tobtr.com/11446951

 

 

 

I had so much fun chatting with the delightfully entertaining artist Jeff Sturgeon and producer/writer Steven L Sears about art, writing and a great new project, listen in ; http://tobtr.com/11448821

 

 

 

 

I spoke to author Scot Noel about his book, stories and his magazine DreamForge Magazine, we also talk about science, space exploration and positive science fiction; http://tobtr.com/11461113

 

 

 

Coming up;

Chatting With Sherri welcomes back photographer; Ian L Sitren   8/20/19 1pm pt; http://tobtr.com/11455871

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomes author Brenda E. Cortez  on 8/22/19 at 1pm pacific time;  https://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2019/08/22/chatting-with-sherri

 

 

 

Tops in Entertainment on Blogtalk;

 

 

 

 

 

#NathanPage #AnthonyJSharpe #MaryDBrooks and #StevenLSears

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#NathanPage #AnthonyJSharpe #DrColleenDarnell

 

Tops on Twitter!

Tweet impressions 5,043

 

 

 

 

 

Reviews;

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I re-read this for the first time in a long time. I read the original about a year after it came out, and I loved it and gave to other family members. We were all hooked.

I love the movies very much and they are very faithful but it is texture and depth you can never really transfer to film. It is hard to convey the inner world of the characters. I found in reading it again that you can see how confused Harry is, how innocent and yet how brave with more understanding the books. Also their being quite British, the characters rarely show how they truly feel on the outside, you can see it in their eyes, because they are all wonderful actors, so you feel the depth and pain as you look into their eyes. But in a book, you feel it in your gut, it tears your heart out.

I lost my parents since I first read this book, I am not a child, and I was lucky to have my parents for a good majority of my life so I can’t compare to Harry’s pain. He never really knew his parents at all and slowly he gets to know them through others who did, through out the series that knowledge builds. He loves them even more deeply in the later books, but in this book, all he has ever known is their loss. And the ugly untrue rantings of a jealous sister and her cruel idiotic husband. These two people (“The worst muggles in the world!”) abused this baby for 10 years. He hadn’t known love since his parents died, so it is a miracle that he is full of love, kindness, and thoughtfulness. His parents are a part him despite his cruel upbringing from his horrid Aunt and Uncle. And the abuse he suffered from a spoiled, arrogant, egotistical bully of a cousin.

I love so many the characters first and foremost Harry, Ron and Hermione. I am the most like Hermione Granger I think, but because I am book worm and was always different. Still am. I remember only a few years ago a colleague from work and I went out to lunch. We had time so we went shopping and I picked out a necklace, she tilted her head and said, “It is like you, different.” Left handed compliments…sigh, they are something I learned to read early, so out of the three of them, I think I understand Hermione best.

But my favorite has always been Hagrid. He was just a sweet teddy bear, and I have always adored that kind of character. Sweet, kind, a gentle giant, full of a quiet hard earned wisdom, (though he was not book smart, he was life smart) I just adore him.

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Mabel is tops, my childrens books and great interviews!!!

 

Our radio play from last year, Mabel of the ANZACS by Mary Dee is once again tops in entertainment on Blogtalk! Isn’t that cool! Anticipation for part two maybe? We are now hard at work on Mabel of the Anzacs, Part 2.

 

If you are interested in taking a part in one of our shows, please send me a note please.

 

 

We had an interesting time on”Children’s Book Authors Visit Madame Perry’s Salon” due technical difficulties the host could not get in, so I was connecting with her via text and sub hosted, not expected but fun.  And I made two new friends.  We chatted about our children’s books and just dealing with being a published author;

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomed new writer; Andrew Dykstal, we had a great talking about inspiration, working through as a writer, how to find your way and his experience winning the Writers of The Future contest; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2019/04/02/chatting-with-sherri

 

 

 

I was so excited to chat with writer; Buzz Dixon and we had super time!  We talked about movies and TV, his experience in the industry, what inspired to enter into which is really cool story.  It was so much fun I almost forgot we had a time limit, listen in ; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2019/04/04/chatting-with-sherri-chats-with-the-very-talented-buzz-dixon

Coming up;

 

Tomorrow on Chatting With Sherri we welcome back the multi-talented Julie Sharpe 4/06/19 7 pm pt;

 

 

Next week;

Chatting With Sherri welcomes back author; Mitzi Szereto on 4/9/19 at 1pm pt; http://tobtr.com/11275175

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomes award-winning artist Jeff Sturgeon on 4/11/19  at 1pm pt; http://tobtr.com/11275381

 

 

 

 

Unfinished PortraitUnfinished Portrait by Mary Westmacott
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This was such a difficult story to read because I knew it was based on Agatha Christie herself, her own life and feelings. And how Archie Christie truly hurt her so deeply in the end, at the worst time he could possible do it. Also how he just seemed to be blind to anything but his own thoughts and feelings. It really tore at my heart.

There is a strange connection between “Unfinished Portrait”, a Harley Quin short story called; “Man from The Sea” and “Towards Zero. ” I read them one after another. They all have a suicide attempt that is stopped, in two of the stories the place for it is exactly the same and in two of the stories, the same philosophy against suicide is the same. Has anyone else pondered this? I never read it in an article or a book about Christie.

I thought it very interesting too, that she incorporated her own nightmare of the gun man, and the interesting twist she gave it. I will not add any spoilers to this review but if you want to know how Agatha Christie felt about what happened to her in 1926, this is the book to read.

 

 

If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won't)If You Ask Me by Betty White
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is such a delightful book, full of warmth and wit. It is like hearing Betty talking to you, replying to your questions in person. Lovely.

 

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End of Seasons of Sherri’s Playhouse and Chatting With Sherri and the Chatty Awards!!!

Tomorrow on Chatting With Sherri we chat with the talented cast of Sherri’s Playhouse presents “Mabel Of The Anzacs” written by the talented Mary D Brooks. Please join; Arielle Strauss , J’nae Rae Spano, Jen Gray, Liz Elliot, Raymond Brent, Everett Robert and Wesley Marshall and Shaun Ritter to chat about the play ; http://tobtr.com/11103377  

And the performance will be on Dec. 15th at 8pm pt;    http://tobtr.com/11103379

 

Last week for my book special;

I have a limited amount of copies of Different Is Beautiful and Murder Inc.   I am selling them at a discounted price and a portion of the money will go to charity.

My out of print book, Murder Inc.; 8.00 for autographed book (plus shipping charges);

 

Alex Bennett led a double life. She was known the world over as the highly successful founder of a toy software company. But she was also the head of the infamous Murder, Inc. A situation she didn’t want but felt an obligation to fulfill until she met the lovely Patty Darcy and suddenly she wanted to just be the head of Toy Software. Now she had something to fight for. Will the love of the sweet woman help her get out from under the weight of family obligations? Will she be able to share a life with this good woman?

Also my very special story book; Different Is Beautiful; 8.00 for autographed book(plus shipping charges);

Sherri Rabinowitz and Anja Gruber has found a unique way to encourage self-esteem in little ones while helping them develop a sense of appreciation and respect for everyone and everything in the world around them.

Different Is Beautiful: A Love Note To The Children Of The World by [Rabinowitz, Sherri]

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomed Producers/ Writers Steven Rubin and David Miller!  We had a great talking about, writing, movies and how to spread the word about Anne Frank, her life and what she went through her kitty in their new book;

 

 Chatting With Sherri welcomed the cast and crew of TODD! We had a great time chatting about the movie and how it came about. We also talked about collaboration and independent films, it is a fun chat;    

 

 

 

 On Chatting With Sherri we welcome back author and playwright, Mary D Brooks!  We had a great time talking about books, reading what you love, writing what your passionate about and our up coming collaboration; Mabel Of The Anzacs! We had so much fun;  http://tobtr.com/11083255

 

 

 

The Chatty Awards announcement coming soon!

 

 

It’s Chatty Award time, Top Downloads that are up for the award;

Chris York

 Anthony and Julie Sharpe 

Steven Sears  

Mary Brooks  
Gregg Oppenheimer
Miss Fisher producer
Here is the top 5 that are up for live listens; for The Chatty;
 
Michael Strider
 
Julie Sharpe
 
Shaene Siders
 
Steven Rubin
 
Lee Murray and Dan Rabarts

My Reviews;

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard 

The Mysterious Mr. Quin (Harley Quin, #1)The Mysterious Mr. Quin by Agatha Christie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I have always have had a mystical side to my nature. I love magic and mystery. So a perfect series of stories, (which according to Agatha Christie, was never meant to be a series,) is the Harley Quin short stories. You never know what your going to get when you read them. Romance? Adventure? Mystery? Scandal? Death? It has all of it, very charmingly told through the eyes of an older man who has not really lived life but observed it, Mr. Satterhwaite. Until he meets the mysterious Mr. Quin, he really feels that is his lot in life to observe and listen. He knew a lot of important people, appreciated beauty, listened to some of the greatest stories by just being a good listener, but he had never really lived a life that he felt was complete. Until one day he met Mr. Quin and through his encouragement (though Mr. Quin denied it,) he discovered he could be part of the drama, not just a part of it, but a pivotal part.

I won’t tell you what the dramas are, you have to read the book.

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Fan Fiction;

A Safe Place by Rithebard – Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries https://archiveofourown.org/works/16820335 

 

 

 

Time Passes by Rithebard – Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries; Chapter 7; Ivy comforts her sister Jane and gets Jack to help her. The undercover investigation begins.   https://archiveofourown.org/works/16514432/chapters/39521893

 

 

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The Chatty, Sherri’s Playhouse and a book sale…

 

A very limited book special for a short time;

I have a limited amount of copies of Different Is Beautiful and Murder Inc.   I am selling them at a discounted price and a portion of the money will go to charity.

My out of print book, Murder Inc.; 8.00 for autographed book (plus shipping charges);

 

Alex Bennett led a double life. She was known the world over as the highly successful founder of a toy software company. But she was also the head of the infamous Murder, Inc. A situation she didn’t want but felt an obligation to fulfill until she met the lovely Patty Darcy and suddenly she wanted to just be the head of Toy Software. Now she had something to fight for. Will the love of the sweet woman help her get out from under the weight of family obligations? Will she be able to share a life with this good woman?

Also my very special story book; Different Is Beautiful; 8.00 for autographed book(plus shipping charges);

Sherri Rabinowitz and Anja Gruber has found a unique way to encourage self-esteem in little ones while helping them develop a sense of appreciation and respect for everyone and everything in the world around them.

Different Is Beautiful: A Love Note To The Children Of The World by [Rabinowitz, Sherri]

 

 

Sherri’s Playhouse presents; Never Again!  The live performance was wonderful we have had some great feed back, but it is not too late, you can still listen to the archive right here;   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2018/11/15/sherris-playhouse-presents-never-again

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomed back diverse photographer; Chris Loomis, we had a great time talking about art, inspiration and how he sets up his pictures for his different assignments it is a fun and very informative chat;    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2018/11/13/chatting-with-sherri-welcomes-back-chris-loomis?fbclid=IwAR2VbjxB9cXEdafvwYo_Md3lyG8EmCrUO30EHqyfswp_-1tykapjzHV0N8g

Chatting With Sherri welcomed award-winning author A.J. Ponder, we had a great time talking about books, science, fantasy and inspiration for stories;   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/…/2…/11/22/chatting-with-sherri 

AJ wrote this nice blog about our chat; Chatting with Sherri ;    

 

 

Tomorrow on Chatting With Sherri welcomes the cast and crew of TODD on 11/27/18 at 4pm pt  

 

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri we welcome back author and playwright, Mary D Brooks on 11/29/18 at 7pm pt; http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard/2018/11/30/chatting-with-sherri-welcomes-back-with-author-and-playwright-mary-d-brooks

 

 

 

 

Thank You Patrons day!                                            https://www.patreon.com/posts/thank-you-day-22809236?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=postshare 

 

It’s Chatty Award time, Also we have a Chatty for top Live Listens;

Here is the top 5 that are up for The Chatty;

Michael Striding

Julie Sharpe

Shaene Siders

Thunder Levin

Amy Rigby

Steven Rubin

Lee Murray and Dan Rabarts

 

We have had an amazing amount of downloads from a diverse bunch of listeners.  I am so excited!!! It is completely due to my great guests, here are the people who are in the running;

Hudson Leick
Chris York 
Steven Sears 
Chris Lemmon 
Mary Brooks  
Gregg Oppenheimer
A Thief’s Tale 
Miss Fisher producers 
Chris York and Adam-Michael James
Anthony and Julie Sharpe 
Ruby Rees 
Brooks Wachtel
Zoes Promise 

We are coming to the end of the year so if you have a favorite interview to listen to, please listen to it, recommend it on Itunes and tell your friends to listen to it too so you can add to the download count;   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rithebard

My Book Reviews;

The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories (Hercule Poirot, #44)The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories by Agatha Christie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I only knew one of the nine short stories in this anthology, The Mystery of The Spanish Chest which I had read in another anthology of Poirot stories. I am not horror person so I was a not a fan of those but I thought The Actress was really clever, I liked it. The House of Dreams was utterly heartbreaking. I loved The Lonely God! So sweet. Manx Gold was a lot of fun, I love that she created a real life treasure hunt, and created a story full of clues, see if you can guess where everything is before you get to the end where all the explanations are, I couldn’t. Within a Wall was also heartbreaking. I adore Harley Quinn so I was delighted to find I had never read this story, and it is really sweet and a bit scary, just like Mr. Quinn himself.

I totally recommend it 🙂

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An AutobiographyAn Autobiography by Agatha Christie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is about the third time I read her autobiography and it is interesting that I pluck new things out of it each time. This time I recognized two characters from one of my favorite books that I just kind of glossed over the last time.

Also I really enjoyed her view of travel and the middle east. It makes me sort of sad because some of those very sites, that her husband worked so hard on were destroyed recently. And she brings all the beauty and people of the region to life for the reader.

As your read her novels you see her grow and change with her experiences, and as you read her autobiography you see where that growth came from.

Excellent read.

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Update on my website; http://sherrirabinowitz.simplesite.com/424649750

 

Update on my fan fiction;                                                                   Time Passes;  https://archiveofourown.org/works/16514432/chapters/39280309

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7th anniversary of Chatting With Sherri and The Thief’s Tale premiers tomorrow!

So much is happening first up; The 7th anniversary of Chatting With Sherri was last week!!! Thank you everyone, guests and listeners for taking part in my dream; 

So its my anniversary so I thought  it would be nice to have a new banner created and here it is!

7th anniversary of Chatting With Sherri!!! And a special thank you to my Patreons too. https://www.patreon.com/posts/7th-anniversary-21020874?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=postshare

It all ends soon so check out Happy Children Promotion before it end; I am very happy to be taking part in this promotion for children’s books. I’ve added my award-winning book Different Is Beautiful; A Love Note To The Children Of The World. Part of the money goes to anti-bullying charities. Below is a link with a blog about the promotion;

http://lannconsultings.com/childrenbook2018/

And the following are links to take part;

 

 Tomorrow at 8pm pt; Sherri’s Playhouse proudly presents The Thief’s Tale! Whitney is a thief. A good one. Like a mosquito she comes in quietly, first anesthetizing, then feeding, and finally leaving before her prey know any better. It’s a strategy which has worked for her 22 times in the past. But when she lands in Refuge, a discovery at an estate sale opens the door to other possibilities; http://tobtr.com/10942585

Meanwhile check out our cast interview for our amazing radio play; THE THIEF’S TALE  by Lee Murray. Adapted for audio production by Dan Rabarts; http://tobtr.com/10936859  And a great write-up for the creator of the story, Lee Murray; https://www.leemurray.info/blog/the-thief-s-tale-on-sherri-s-playhouse

Next play coming to Sherri’s Playhouse, is a very short tiny play called Mishpucha! It was originally for an under 10 minute play writing contest. But it was so personal and special I decided to do it on Sherri’s Playhouse. It is a very short re-imagining of the founding of my family in the US. It will be broadcast on Sept 29th at 8pm pt. I hope you will join us .

Coming up on Chatting With Sherri;

Chatting With Sherri with Producer; Craig Miller on 9/13/18 at 1pm pt http://tobtr.com/10965071 We will chat about working with the great George Lucas on Star Wars do publicity, Producing a Star Wars segment of Sesame Street and all the other great films he worked on such as; The Dark Crystal, The Muppets Take Manhattan, Excalibur, Superman II, Altered States, Splash, The Black Cauldron, Real Genius!

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomes author Lee Murray and Dan Rabarts on 9/15/18 at 9pm pt http://tobtr.com/10973931

 

I have had some great chats on Chatting With Sherri;

Exciting news, Chris York’s show celebrating his Dad’s Dick York’s birthday has really done super well! Drum roll…. 1,003,225!!!!!!! Isn’t that cool? I am so excited for him, and it went up so quickly. Thank you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri celebrated Dick York’s birthday with Chris York, we did celebrate his birthday but really we celebrated his life and his career.  We also talked about his impact on fans and how well-loved he is. (Chris was surprised and super pleased by this.)  We also talked about some of the classic people he his dad worked with that Chris didn’t even know he kept in touch with till year later like Bernard Fox.  It was a sweet, loving tribute to a wonderful man, listen in; http://tobtr.com/10955827 If you would like to find out about the Star on Hollywood Walk Fame for Dick check out; Appreciation page for Dick York about getting his star; https://www.facebook.com/DickYorkAppreciationPage

 

 

I am so excited to get to chat again with director  TJ Scott on Chatting With Sherri! He is such a fun guest full of new and fascinating info, we talked about Star Trek Discovery, V-Wars, Frontier, Taken, Caught, Orphan Black, Xena, and Longmire! We talked about location work, about working with the legends of Star Trek and so much more, listen in; http://tobtr.com/10936871

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomed culture scholar, author and photographer ; Michele Brittany!  We had a great time, we are both Bond fans and her new book features him so we had a great chat about James Bond and pop culture of all kinds.  It was a fun and lively chat, listen in; http://tobtr.com/10948629

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomed author; Carey V. Azzara, we talked about writing, books and pop culture and the unusual way he got into writing; http://tobtr.com/10957363

 

 

 

Tweets with TJ Scott;  Adam-Michael James and Chris York ; Hudson Leick, Kate Lister earned Your Tweets earned 23.5K impressions

 

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Books, radio plays and Chatting With Sherri!

My annual special sale on all of my kindle books at only .99 cents! This is only for a short time, get them while they are hot;   http://authorpage.com/users/%23%3CBook::ActiveRecord_Associations_CollectionProxy:0x007fbf48e74348%3E/booklist

 Join me on my quest to bring creative artists to a wider public audience. To help creative artists with their charity work.  And to help bring actors and playwrights to a wider audience.  Join me by supporting me on @patreon. There are new benefits and new benefit tiers! Also exclusive content just for members by celebrity guests.  Check it out!!!  #OnPatreon https://patreon.com/rithebard?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=creatorshare2

This week on Chatting With Sherri;

Chatting With Sherri welcomes back Hudson Leik on Aug 9th at 8pm;  http://tobtr.com/10911375

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomes back publisher and writer; John Goodwin at 11am pacific time on 8/7/18 http://tobtr.com/10916561

 

 

Great shows last month on Chatting With Sherri;

Chatting With Sherri welcomed back John Alsedek  of Suspense, we had a great time chatting about his new season.  And all the work and inspiration that went into each of the episodes of Suspense! Listen in;   http://tobtr.com/10888679

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomed  photographer; Michael Strider about his work as photographer and his passion project; the LifeAfter Project!  We chatted about how he became a photographer and how he started to take pics of rock stars.  Also how his special charity came about;  http://tobtr.com/10880265   

His charity auction is;   https://www.charitybuzz.com/support/lifeafterproject

 

 

 

 

Chatting With Sherri welcomed actress, singer and presenter; Kate Lister! We had such a great time. 
We talked about working as an artist. Her path to becoming a successful performer and how she is expanding her work as a producer. Listen in; http://tobtr.com/10894431

 

 

 

We are now in the midst of rehearsing for an amazing radio play; THE THIEF’S TALE  by Lee Murray. Adapted for audio production by Dan Rabarts. I can’t wait for you to see it next month.

 I still have two amazing radio plays coming up and could use some heavy lifting.  No pay but a lot of exposure and you get to meet people from all over via our rehearsals.  We rehearse on Skype and perform on my Blogtalk platform. It is a lot of fun and we get to act in some truly amazing plays.  We do the radio plays live, it’s a high wire act like live TV back in the day, so if you want to do something completely different, get in touch with me.

 

 

 

 

 

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