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Initial post: Oct 19, 2013 8:28:56 PM PDT
KayKay says:
Welcome Yall to the Sunday October 20, 2013 edition of FREE Books & Chat.

We are glad that you came by, so grab a comfy spot and relax and stay a while.
We love to hear from you regarding anything to do with anything.
What free books have you found, what great books have you read,
what's going on in your corner of the world.
We just love hearing from you. So please, join in the chat, share away and come back often.
We welcome you and appreciate the opportunity to share with each other.

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Today is a Special Day so stick around . . .

But - Business first....


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(¸.*´ ¸.*´*'~* ★☆★ Links To Free Book Resources . . .







(use the dropdown menu at the top to find other categories of Fiction as well as Non-Fiction)

Gizmo's Freeware: List of freebie sites

Direct Amazon search:,p_36:0-0,p_15=&hidden-keywords=-domain

SEARCH ENGINE: After the search populates, I sort by publication date to find the new freebies.

To Search Amazon directly for Freebies:,p_36:0-0,p_15=&hidden-keywords=-domain
In left-hand column, selections for genres can be made.
(customisable -Top Left "Found free since" and Top right "View Genres" click "Pick from a list" )

To find Amazon Best Sellers in Kindle eBooks Top 100 Free
In lefthand column, selections for genres can be made.

You are strongly urged to confirm the price of the book before completing your purchase.
The price displayed on Amazon's website at the time of purchase is the price of the book.

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 8:30:14 PM PDT
KayKay says:

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Leo Little - Monday, October 21 Start time 10:00pm - 12:00am PDST
Snowlady Sandy- Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Robb - Wednesday, October 23 Start Time: 10:30pm PT
Lover of Books - Friday, October 25 Start Time: 10:30pm PT
Susan - Saturday, October 26, start time 6:30 am Eastern
TnT - Sunday, October 27 start time 10:00 CST
Leo Little - Monday, October 28 Start time 10:00pm - 12:00am PDST
Snowlady Sandy- Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Robb - Wednesday, October 30 Start Time: 10:30pm PT
Snowlady Sandy- Thursday, October 31 11:00-12:00 PT
Lover of Books - Friday, November 1 Start Time: 10:30pm PT


.✿. Open Dates:

Thursday, October 24
Saturday, November 2
Sunday, November 3
Monday, November 4
Tuesday, November 5
Wednesday, November 6
Thursday, November 7
Friday, November 8
Saturday, November 9
Sunday, November 10

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Choose an available day, copy/paste schedule into a post and add your info.
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❀. ✿ .❀ If conversation doesn't interest you please visit our sister thread:

Freebie BOOKS - Links Only - No Self Promotion...


❀. ✿ .❀ Link to the FB&C Group Cookbook thread:


❀. ✿ .❀ Birthday & Anniversary List, Bio's and other important FB&C information:


❀. ✿ .❀ Link To Yesterday's Thread:


Posted on Oct 19, 2013 8:39:53 PM PDT
KayKay says:
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Today's a very special day Reserved for just you two Here's wishing you rich happiness Today, and all year through!
May the love that you share last your lifetime, A blessing hand always be there, May success and happiness be yours forever
As you make a wonderful pair!
-Rushi Kanya

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Posted on Oct 19, 2013 8:41:43 PM PDT
KayKay says:
. . ⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰ . .

On this day, October 20, 1955 "NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS" opened on Broadway.

Mac Hymans' hilarious barracks novel No Time For Sergeants was adapted for TV by Ira Levin in 1955, with newcomer Andy Griffith
as bumptious Air Force draftee Will Stockade. This TV version was soon afterward transformed into a Broadway play, and then a
movie, again with Andy Griffith in the lead. The popular TV series Gomer Pyle, USMC was also loosely based on Hymans' novel.
NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS and TAKE NOW THY SON were set in Hymans fictional version of Cordele, Georgia. Brought to the Air Force
base in handcuffs because his farmer father had been hiding his draft notices, good natured Will becomes the target of ridicule
for the other transcripts. Especially nasty is Private Irvin (Murray Hamilton), but Will is able to forgive him because he knows
that Irvin is suffering from some mysterious disease called ROTC. Wills' best pal is hot-headed Private Ben (Nick Adams), who wants
to be transferred to the infantry and convinces Will to try for thesame goal. Slowly becoming aware that the trusting niave Will may
prove to be a troublemaker, career ergeant King (Myron McCormick), who wants nothing more out of life than a little peace and quiet,
tries to keep Will out of mischief my appointing him " PLO" --Permanent Latrine Orderly, a distinction that Will takes with pride.
Later on, King tries to pull strings to get Will transferred which causes him to lose his stripes. The zany tangent goes on and Will
and Ben find themselves on a crippled plane in flight. They manage to ecape with their lives but all evidence points to them being
killed in the crash. Then the comedy continues as Will and Ben walk into newly reinstated Sergeant Kings office on the day of their
scheduled memorials. It is enjoyable all the way around. Don Knotts is featured in a small role as a coordination officer, beginning
a long working relationship with Griffith.

. . ⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰ . .

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 8:43:06 PM PDT
KayKay says:
. . ⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ . . ⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿

Author of NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS, Mac Hyman, was born August 25, 1923, in Cordele, Georgia. He discovered his passion for writing while attending
Cordele High School, now known as Crisp County High School. Here his first humerous article was published in the school newspaper. Hyman
frequently lived away from his hometown but always returned to it. He once said that he felt more at home in Cordele than anywhere else. He
attended college at North Georgia State and Duke University but interrupted his studies in 1943 to serve as a photo navigator in the Army Air Corps
during World War II. He returned to Duke to complete his studies in 1946 where his talent was recognized by William Blackburn, his creative writing
professor. Blackburn became his friend and mentor and eventually edited his collected letters. In 1949 after graduation and marriage Hyman re-enlisted
and served until 1952. Drawing from his own military experiences he began working on his comic novel.

Mac Hyman published only one book and three short stories before he died in 1963 at the age of 39. NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS secured him international fame.
His second novel, TAKE NOW THY SON, was published two years after his death.

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 8:45:57 PM PDT
KayKay says:
. . ⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ . . . ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰ .

You may not have figured out why this info is significant to me. Well, me and my sister, GiGi, are from Cordele, Georgia. The Hyman house, where Mac grew up, lived and worked
on his writing is on the block behind my daughters house, three doors down. It is one of the significant things to me about Cordele, Ga.

. . ⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰ . ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰ .

. . ⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ Question of the Day ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰ .

What is something significant about where you live or where you are from ?

✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰ . ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰⊹⊱✿ ✿⊰ .

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 8:47:16 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 19, 2013 8:52:57 PM PDT
KayKay says:
LOB - Hope your day is as special as can be ! ! !
. . . . .

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
-Audrey Hepburn

eta : Sorry, I am obviously not a good ASCII baker. Remember, I am a work in progress. Maybe a more talented baker will come along soon. They say the ugly ones taste best so maybe it is GREAT. There is plenty, anyway.

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 9:04:10 PM PDT
KayKay says:
Book nominations are in for the next book discussion
Please drop by and vote for your choices

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 9:27:54 PM PDT
KayKay says:
And a freebie to start out the day

Run (A Parker Chronicle Novel) - science fiction

My name is.............Jane. - memoirs & biographies

Faith and Hope in Lancaster (The Amish of Lancaster County #1). Romance

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 9:57:43 PM PDT
KayKay says:
I find myself here alone, so I am off to try for a decent nap.

@R&W- In case I miss ya I hope you and GS1 enjoy brunch and have fun in the park. :-)

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 10:41:47 PM PDT

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 19, 2013 10:44:29 PM PDT
redandwhite says:
@ KayKay
Thank you for a superb open here - the cake is delicious sorry I ate so much :-)
What an interesting person to live so close to, not surprised you find it so significant.
I hope that you will get a sleep filled night and I will catch you again when you wake up.
Looking forward to what the day brings with GS1 - he is still in bed - so ....

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 19, 2013 10:52:02 PM PDT
KayKay, that is a lovely story. Thanks for the start. You made a beautiful cake for Rick and Wendy. Wendy will love it. ( I better hurry back to bed before she catches me.)

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 19, 2013 10:53:47 PM PDT
It is quiet, Kay Kay. Maybe if we are all good and go to bed, Wendy will follow our good example, so that she can be feeling better for her special day tomorrow.

Happy Anniversary Lover of Boos!

Have a great brunch, redandwhite!

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 10:56:30 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 19, 2013 10:59:32 PM PDT
redandwhite says:
......Happy 34th Anniversary Wendy & Rick

╰♥╮CHEERS! . . .


We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
W. Somerset Maugham

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 11:06:24 PM PDT
Thanks for the great start KayKay.

Happy Anniversary to Wendy and Rick!

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 19, 2013 11:08:29 PM PDT
redandwhite says:
@ Donna
What a nice person you are - full of kind thoughts, what a nice Anniversary present you have given Wendy on LO ♥

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 19, 2013 11:10:23 PM PDT
I suspect she will still be popping in to put up something of her own, but I am hoping she is actually sleeping and healing. Fingers crossed...

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 19, 2013 11:29:48 PM PDT
redandwhite says:
@ Donna
My curiosity is killing me, someone replied to my book/post on LO and then deleted it - now I really want to know who it was and what they said !! and I only just missed seeing it because I was reading/posting on FB&C :-(

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 19, 2013 11:36:41 PM PDT
I saw, but I don't track. Maybe someone realized it was the LO thread, and re-replied to you on yesterday's thread?

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 19, 2013 11:48:51 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 19, 2013 11:56:14 PM PDT
redandwhite says:
Hi Fiddler
How are you doing today ?

I will chat with you later since GS1 has just got up and wants TV and breakfast - in that order ;-)

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 11:57:11 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 19, 2013 11:59:13 PM PDT
redandwhite says:
For Wendy

‧ ‧ ⋱ ⋱ ⋮ ⋰ ⋰
‧ ‧ ‧ ‧ ⋱ ◯⋰
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....(),() .♥. (\.∕)
... (__) . . .(__)
.. (_o_)....(_o_)
´"``"`´"`´"`` ´"`` ´"``
"True friends are
like bright sunflowers
that never fade
away, even over
distance and time."
~ Marie Williams Johnstone

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 20, 2013 12:30:29 AM PDT
Red, I know I'm up but we went out for dinner tonight and I ordered decaf coffee. I don't think it was decaf.

I think the post said something like, " That was a great book." I don't track the thread either so I can be wrong because I have a brain like a sieve.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 20, 2013 12:46:30 AM PDT
redandwhite says:
@ Elizabeth
Sorry for you that you are still up - I hope that the effects of the coffee wear off soon so that you will be able to sleep - when you want to.
Thanks for the info about the deleted post, you know how curious I am LOL.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 20, 2013 12:48:48 AM PDT
Lyn says:
So when do you sleep?
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