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MARCH BOOK EVENT in WATERLOO by FIORA BOOKS!

Waterloo, Ontario   – Author, John Fioravanti was the feature presenter in the James Brown Room at the Waterloo Public Library, Main Branch, on Saturday, March 5th. In attendance were many friends, family and others who cherish the written word! Thanks to Sandra Wright, Laura Dick, and the rest of the WPL staff! Introduced by […]

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A GREAT LITERARY COMMUNITY! by John Fioravanti

Our club was founded on the belief that when you support (without waiting to be supported first), you get so much in return.  “Fill the plates of others first, and when you’re all done, you will realize just how full your own plate is.”  That’s our philosophy here at RRBC, and if you’re not getting […]

RRBC HOLIDAY TRAIN “BOOK TRAILER” BLOCK PARTY!!!

Hi and welcome to Rave Reviews Book Club’s HOLIDAY TRAIN “BOOK TRAILER” BLOCK PARTY at Fiora Books! Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada *** Here’s What I’m Giving Away Today: *Two signed paperback copies of “A Personal Journey To The Heart Of Teaching” (Canada & US only) *One $10 Amazon Gift Card *** # of Winners for […]

TREACHERY & TRIUMPH – IT’S HERE!!!

THE GENESIS SAGA: BOOK TWO Marco Rossini is the Vice President of Genesis, and the civilian commander of the elite Alpha Corps special forces. His skills and courage are about to be tested in ways he could not have foreseen.   It is 2797 CE, and after centuries fractured along religious and social lines, planet Genesis is […]

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#RRBC BACK-TO-SCHOOL BOOK & BLOG BLOCK PARTY!!

Hi and “WELCOME” to Rave Reviews Book Club’s Back-To-School Book & Blog Block Party at Fiora Books! Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada! *** Here’s What I’m Giving Away Today: 1 x $15 Amazon Gift Card 1 x $10 Amazon Gift Card 1 x Autographed Copy: A Personal Journey To The Heart Of Teaching or Passion & Struggle […]

TREACHERY & TRIUMPH… IT’S COMING SOON!!

Fiora Books is pleased to announce that The Genesis Saga continues this fall with Book Two: TREACHERY & TRIUMPH!   Sneak Peek: PROLOGUE Just yesterday, a spring storm had pounded the Newfoundland coast, and left debris strewn across the stony shoreline. A lonely figure made its way gingerly along the beach, carefully planting each foot, […]

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MEET NONNIE JULES: Rave Reviews Book Club President!!

Rave Reviews Book Club – Bethany Turner “Pay It Forward” Week – Day Four! Today, it is my great pleasure to host fellow Indie author, colleague, and good friend Nonnie Jules to the Home page of Fiora Books. Nonnie hails from the great state of Louisiana and is a very accomplished woman! She is married, […]

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RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB: CELEBRATING A WOMAN: by John Fioravanti

  Rave Reviews Book Club, founded in December, 2013, was the brainchild of the club’s President and hardest working member, Nonnie Jules. This month, we celebrate women in our society who make significant contributions, whether they work from home or outside the home. They are mothers, wives, workers in all walks of life and in […]

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IN LOVING MEMORY OF KATHRYN CHASTAIN TREAT

Kathryn C. Treat passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014 @ 2:20 am (California time).  On Friday, Dec. 19, after having a wonderful time at the Rave Reviews Book Club’s virtual Christmas party, in a virtual chat room with her fellow RRBC VIP Lounge members, Kathryn informed that she was not feeling well and that she was going to leave.  Shortly […]

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OFF AND RUNNING: THE GENESIS SAGA

In November, Anne and John Fioravanti of Fiora Books hosted a book event for PASSION & STRUGGLE in The Grand Room at the Stone Crock Restaurant in St. Jacobs, Ontario. There was an excellent turnout of family and friends as John spoke about the background to this, his first novel, read a chapter and answered questions. […]

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I’m Not Angry… Not Much!

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” ~ Buddha Gautama Buddha is believed to have lived and taught in the northeastern part of India sometime between the 6th and the 4th centuries BCE. His teachings provided […]

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Watch Others… And Learn!

“Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.” ~ Douglas Adams   Douglas Adams (1952-2001) was an English author and script writer who made a significant contribution to UK radio. In 1978, he wrote The Hitchhiker’s Guide […]

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Forgive & Forget… Is It Possible?

I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note – torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one. ~ Henry Ward Beecher Listen to the discussion on “Aspire To Inspire” based on this quote! […]