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About thebumbles

In addition to online Freelance Writing, Molly blogs about books on Quirky Girls Read and about everything else on The Bumbles Blog. Visit her often and let her know what you think! Unless you are a Yankee fan - then there might be a problem ;0)

How to Get Paid Peanuts to Review Books You Don’t Want to Read

A few months ago, I shared a post about a job listing I came across willing to pay for book reviews. While my post garnered a lot of interest and chatter, my inquiry about the job did not result in … Continue reading

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Review: Suite Francaise

Book Title: Suite Francaise Author: Irene Nemirovsky Original Publication Date: 2004 (written in 1942) Edition Read: 2006 Knopf Total Pages: 395 Genre: Classic Historical Fiction Reason Read: Found on Amazon as a gift for my mother; she gave thumbs up … Continue reading

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Classics Are Beach Reads Too…

Have you jumped into a Classic yet for your summer reading? No? There’s still plenty of time – through Labor Day weekend – to join The Classic Bribe challenge and giveaway. But don’t let that sneak up on you. We’re … Continue reading

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Meet Your Next Favorite Book….Where?

Goodreads’ slogan is “Meet Your Next Favorite Book.” This is because it is a wondrous site filled with the opportunity to network, observe and read all about books. There are discussion groups, friends lists and review upon delicious review of … Continue reading

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The Classic Bribe 2012 Challenge & Giveaway – Get Paid To Read A Classic This Summer, People!

Image Credit I have a passion for the Classics. Classic movies. Classic Cars. Classic Rock. Pretty much anything old school totally rocks my boat. So of course I am a fan of Classic books. I think more readers should be … Continue reading

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Should Book Bloggers Work For Free?

So the other day, I was perusing the job boards. I subscribe to a variety of Freelance Writing sites and receive messages with links to all kinds of writing work. Usually they are things that I am not qualified to … Continue reading

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Review: Rebecca

Book Title: Rebecca Author: Daphne du Maurier Original Publication Date: 1938 Edition Read: 1956 Doubleday & Co. Total Pages: 357 Genre: Classic Gothic Mystery Reason Read: Found this musty hardcover at the library sale and couldn’t resist Rating: 4 out … Continue reading

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