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The Secret: Dare to Dream Movie (Movie Night)

September 2, 2020

Released on several platforms o the 7th of August, Dare to Dream is such a positive movie, that gives you a boost on those smiles at the end! The feel-good romantic drama starring Katie Holmes, Josh Lucas, and Jerry O’Connell explores hope and gratitude in one’s darkest days, and reminds us that it’s never too late to believe again. Based on the groundbreaking best-selling book about the law of attraction by Rhonda Byrne, The Secret: Dare to Dream follows Miranda…

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Book List for September #LockdownReadingList

September 1, 2020

We will continue to Update this list this month. If you are one of those lucky people that have vacations right now, grab one of these books to read!   Here is what we have been reading at Home: In English, Português y Español!   Em Português:     O Buraco da Agulha por Ken Follett, publicado pela Editora Presença   O Buraco da Agulha, primeiro bestseller internacional de Ken Follett, é uma narrativa emocionante sobre como o destino da guerra depende de um…

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Book List for August #LockdownReadingList

July 31, 2020

We will continue to Update this list this month. If you are one of those lucky people that have vacations right now, grab one of these books to read!   Here is what we have been reading at Home: In English, Portugues y Español!   Em Portugues:     A Rapariga do Lago por Chalie Donlea (editado pela Editora Presença) Nenhum suspeito. Nenhum motivo aparente. Apenas uma rapariga que inesperadamente é encontrada morta. Alguns lugares parecem demasiado belos para serem…

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Book List for July #LockdownReadingList

July 2, 2020

We will continue to Update this list this month.   Here is what we have been reading at Home: In English, Portugues y Español! Em Portugues: QE Inteligência Emocional por Justin Bariso (editado pela Porto Editora) O que é, realmente, a Inteligência Emocional? De forma resumida, Justin Bariso define Inteligência Emocional como a capacidade de usar as emoções a seu favor, não contra si. É também a aptidão que permite ver e analisar sentimentos da perspetiva do outro. E, tal como é usado o termo QI no dia…

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Book List for June #LockdownReadingList

June 17, 2020

We will continue to Update this list this month. Here is what we have been reading at Home: In English, Portugues y Español!   Awakening of Spies by Brian Landers (Spy thriller, RedDoor Press)     Awakening of Spies, set in the early 1970s, is the first in a new series of espionage thriller novels featuring novice spies Thomas and Julia Dylan. Families of Spies is due for release on 30th July 2020. Thomas Dylan is an unlikely spy. Rejected by…

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A Comida Fit de Gordon Ramsay

June 2, 2020

Os segredos do chef britânico para refeições saudáveis No dia 4 de junho a Porto Editora faz chegar às livrarias o mais recente livro de Gordon Ramsay – Comida Fit. À experiência de chef distinguido com 16 estrelas Michelin pelos seus restaurantes espalhados por todo o mundo, Ramsay alia a sua faceta de entusiasta de desporto (que começa na juventude e se prolonga, na atualidade, com provas Iron Man e Ultramaratonas) e partilha as receitas a que recorre quando está…

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Interview at Alejandra’s with… Author Vic Echegoyen

May 27, 2020

This marks a new series here at Alejandra’s, with Interviews with people that I think deserve a spotlight just for them. That’s the case of my good friend Vic Echegoyen. Translator, Painter, Singer, Historian Buff and Writer of many books, I chose her to be my first interview (over e-mail), and decided to pick her brain about her new book “The Voice and The Sword”, originally written in Spanish (La Voz Y La Espada), and you can buy the copy…

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Book List for May #LockdownReadingList

May 1, 2020

We will continue to Update this list this month. Here is what we have been reading at Home:   The Easter Of The Mouse by Vic Echegoyen (Historic Novel)     Europe, 13th century. During the Carnival, an outbreak of pox destroys the mighty city of Cologne. Haunted by a prophecy and egged on by a mysterious monk, ten-year-old Nicholas leads a handful of surviving children across Europe towards Rome, braving hunger, the harsh Alpine winter, and mythical creatures along…

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Book List for April #LockdownReadingList

April 9, 2020

We will continue to Update this list this month. Here is what we have been reading at Home:   From Lonely Planet Kids The Plastic Problem: 60 Small Ways to Reduce Waste and Help Save the Earth     We all know we use far too much plastic and that’s causing major problems for our world, but now there’s a book that will help you (yes, YOU!) reduce your use of plastic and make a BIG difference. The Plastic Problem…

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