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No Mercy from author Sherrilyn Kenyon

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Check out the new book trailer for Sherrilyn Kenyon's new book, No Mercy. This book releases September 7th. Hope you have your copy on order.

Live fast, fight hard and if you have to die then take as many of your enemies with you as you can. That is the Amazon credo and it was one Samia lived and died by. Now in contemporary New Orleans, the immortal Amazon warrior is about to learn that there’s a worse evil coming to slaughter mankind than she’s ever faced before.

Shapeshifter Dev Peltier has stood guard at the front of Sanctuary for almost two hundred years and in that time, he’s seen it all. Or so he thought. Now their enemies have discovered a new source of power- one that makes a mockery of anything faced to date.

The war is on and Dev and Sam are guarding ground zero. But in order to win, they will have to break the most cardinal of all rules and pray it doesn’t unravel the universe as we know it.

Fatal Convictions will be fatal to your health, as you will lose sleep reading this book.

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Alex Madison is both an attorney and pastor of South Norfolk Community Church. While visiting patients at the hospital, Alex stops in Ghaniyah Mobassar’s room. Ghaniyah had a horrible car accident and the tree won. A tractor trailer passed Ghaniyah and then swerved back into the lane causing her to run off the road. Ghaniyah’s husband, Khalid comes in the room. He doesn’t really appreciate Alex there.

A few days later, Alex receives a phone call from Khalid. He needs Alex’s help. A prominent Muslim leader’s wife has been murdered. She was beheaded for turning away from the Muslim ways and accepting Christianity. Khalid is the prime suspect. Despite Alex’s reserves, he takes on the case. Soon, Alex is torn between his parish, who are telling him to drop the case and Khalid.

Fatal Convictions is the second book I have read by this author. The first book, The Justice Game became an instant hit with me. When Mr. Singer’s latest novel, Fatal Convictions came out, I knew I had to check it out…

A meet and greet with author, Linda Weaver Clarke and Giveaway

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I want to thank you for this opportunity to interview you.


Can you please share with readers a little bit about yourself?

I was raised on a farm surrounded by the rolling hills of southern Idaho and made my home in southern Utah among the beautiful red mountains and desert heat. I am happily married and the mother of six daughters and have five grandchildren. I also travel throughout the United States, teaching a “Family Legacy Workshop,” encouraging people to write their family history and autobiography.

What type of hobbies do you have?

I love traveling and camping with my family.

Do you have a routine for writing? If so, how important is it to a writer to have one?

I always begin writing or book promoting in the mornings when I’m fresh and have enough energy to think. I believe that a routine helps me to keep focused and that way I can get a lot more accomplished in a day. If I didn’t have a routine, I may not end up writing that day because of other things getting in the way.

If there is…

Maybe This Time...Jennifer Cruise

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Andie Miller has found a new man. She is going to get re-married. First she needs to have one last talk with her ex-husband, North Archer. North asks Andie to do him one last favor and then he will be out of her life forever. A very distinct cousin has left North guardian of two young children. The children’s parents and grand mother are all decreased. North is too busy and knows nothing about children. If Andie will go down and look after the children for a bit, just until North can find a permanent arrangement, he will pay her ten thousand dollars a month. Andie does not want to do anything for her ex but she sure could use the money. Andie agrees. There is one more catch…the house is said to be haunted. Three other nannies have already quit.

When Andie arrives at the house, she receives a cold welcome form the housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers. Carter and Alice are odd children but nothing that Andie can’t handle.

North’s brother, Sullivan wants to check out the house and see if it is really…

Starting from Scratch will warm you up like…Grandma’s hot apple pie!

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Olivia Tschetter should be celebrating. She has just defended her doctoral dissertation. Unfortunately, her mother was reaching for something in the kitchen and fall. Two days later, her mother died. Instead of heading back to school, Olivia has found solace in cooking and baking all of her mother’s favorite recipes. Her family though is worried about Olivia. Olivia tries to assure her family that she is alright but it is hard when they keep treating her like a child.

Olivia goes to fill in temporary for her sister, Annie at Meals on Wheels. Olivia ends up staying on, helping with the computer and delivering meals. Olivia makes new friends. Olivia also ends up writing an advice column like her mother used to. Though this journey, Olivia learns more about whom her mother was and who Olivia wants to be.

Starting from Scratch will warm you up like…Grandma’s hot apple pie! Olivia won my heart over. She was so sweet, full of personality and charming. You couldn’t help but like her. Olivia an…

The Legacy of Beezer and Boomer: Lessons on Living and Dying from My Canine Brothers gets five paws

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When Doug Koktavy and his wife, Carolina was still married, Carolina suggested that they get a dog. Doug was against the idea at first but when a friend called and said asked if they would like a dog, Doug couldn’t say no. Doug and Carolina brought home a Black Labrador male that they named Boomer. A couple of weeks later, their friend called again and said they had two puppies left, would they consider a second dog. Thus, Beezer became the newest addition to the family.

Boomer and Beezer got their names from hockey players. Mr. Koktavy used to play ice hockey and is a fan. Boomer was named after Bernie “Boom Boom” or “Da Boomer” Geoffrion. Bernie used to play for the Montréal Canadians. Beezer was named after goalie, John “Beezer” Vanbiesbrouck.

Doug really loved Boomer and Beezer so much that when he and Carolina split, he asked to keep them. The three of them were inseparable. When Beezer was nine years old, he was diagnosed with kidney failure. In fact most of the littler that Boome…

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, its superman…No, It’s a Book!

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Monkey was reading a book, when Jackass (donkey) asked him what he had in his hands. Monkey told him it was a book. Donkey was quite puzzled. Donkey proceeded to ask Monkey questions like…does it scroll down? do you blog with it? can it text? Tweet? Etc. Monkey at this point was irritated with Donkey. Monkey put the book in Donkey’s hands and showed him it was a book. Donkey finally understood what a book was.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, its superman…No, It’s a Book! It’s a Book is a witty, fun, smart, comical…book. With all the new, fancy electronic technology at our fingertips today, Mr. Smith reminds us that sometimes it is nice to just read a plain, old fashion book. Yes, I am talking about one that you actually pick up, open and turn the pages. The concept for this book was great. I like that it was geared towards modern times and what is currently happening now in the present. The illustrations were good as well. Both children and adults will like this book.



When Blood Calls....You will want some!

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Sara Constantine is an attorney. She has just been recruited to Division 6, otherwise known as Preternatural Enforcement Coalition. Division 6 handles your abnormal cases. Working for Division 6 can be hazardous to you health. Especially when you are dealing with demons, werewolves, vampires, and other creatures.

Sara’s first case is prosecuting a murder. This guy killed a retired Judge, who was one of Division 6’s own. When Sara gets a look at the killer, she is dumbstruck. It’s someone she never expected to see in her wildest dreams. Meanwhile, Sara can’t keep her hands of her sexy boyfriend, Lucius “Luke” Dragos. Though, how will Sara react when she discovers the truth about Luke?

So like the Twilight series was so last year. This year the hottest book is When Blood Calls by J.K. Beck. J. K. Beck is the pen name for best selling author, Julie Kenner. I really like this new darker, edgier side of Mrs. Kenner. When Blood Calls is so sinfully dark and delicious like…dark chocolate and …

What We Have...

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What We Have is a memoir about author, Amy Boesky and growing up and having every waking moment focused on if this is the day she would be diagnosed with cancer? This is a survivor story but as Mrs. Boesky explains not in the sense that she is a cancer survivor but a “previvor”. A previvor is someone who doesn’t have cancer but has an elevated risk for having it, either through a family history or by diagnosis with a genetic mutation. Being a previvor I think is almost worse then having cancer. The thought of always wondering would drive me crazy.

I liked this book. I enjoyed traveling down memory lane with Amy was fun. It is always nice to learn where an author came from and what inspired them. I got all this from this book and more. Amy lived her life to the fullest, never really letting the doubts of cancer over shadow her, even when she gave birth to her daughter. Amy was the only one I felt a connection with as this book was told by her words. Overall, I liked this book but I won…

She is the Talk of the Town!

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Tony Garrett is the host of a late night television show called One on One. He is known as being very brutal. When Tony’s guest is a no show, he is told by his producers that they have found him a last minute replacement. His guest is Sam McCall. Tony receives an unexpected surprise when Sam walks out.

Samantha “Sam” McCall is a mystery author. Her latest book is titled Murder in Paradise. Sam heard every word that Tony said about her and her book, slamming them. When Sam walked out even she was taken back by her actions. She smacks Tony across the jaw.

The next day, Sam is the talk of the town and her book is selling like hot cakes. Now the heat is on. Tony is in the hot seat. Can he convince Sam to give him a second chance?

Talk of the Town is a book you will be talking about to all your reader friends. This is a fun, light hearted read. The fact that Sam and Tony started out as mortal enemies and then became an item was enough to keep things interesting. I like that Sam did not take a…

Review Opp-Children's Book

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Raymond Brain has the unfortunate task of announcing to his fellow residents of the Body Village that flu season is returning. To make things worse he has to tell everyone the scary news that this year they are going to get a flu shot, which is not what they want to hear. But when he reminds them of how horrible they felt last time they got the flu, the Body Village residents welcome Nurse Vaccine and her flu shot with a ready arm.


Brooklyn, NY, 8/23/10 - With flu season just around the corner, many parents are already dreading the idea of taking their child to the doctor's office to get a flu shot and the tears, kicking and screaming that goes along with it. This year, parents armed with the new book, Nurse Vaccine, can ease their children's anxiety about getting flu shots.


Nurse Vaccine, by Justin Noble, addresses the fear that children face when receiving shots and describes some of the symptoms and preventative measures associated with the flu. Nurse Vaccine will show childr…

Review Opp-fantasy series, Vanished

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Coos Bay, OR - August 24, 2010 - David Daigle announces his latest book in the

Frontmire Histories fantasy series, Vanished! - Morlah's Quest.

Morlah the Druid awakes from eight hundred years of the Druid Sleep (normally 20 years maximum) to find everyone is gone. The Druids are gone, friends, relatives. The Elves whom he had re-established in the magic are gone. The Human city of Breezon, an ally, lies in chaos and destitution. The Dwarves refuse him - how could he expect them to know him with that much time having passed?

He goes off in search of answers, the weight of the years of death and loss heavy upon him.

He searches out the Gypsies where he hopes to find the heir to the Elven kingdom but gets lost in the drama of being human.

About the book:


Vanished! - Morlah's Quest by David Daigle

ISBN: 978-1451551709

Publisher: CreateSpace

Date of publish: June 1, 2010

Pages: 378

S.R.P.: $15.99



About the author:

A thirty-five year resident and native of Northern Maine's "French Count…

Review Opp-The Affluenza Antidote

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Rochester, NY - August 24, 2010 - Is every child raised amid privilege destined for a life of self absorption and lack of purpose? Are wealthy parents doomed to watch helplessly as abundant opportunities turn their children into personal and professional failures?

In 35 years of counseling wealthy families -- including 15 years at the helm of Genesee Valley Trust Company in Rochester -- author James V. D'Amico met thousands of folks who labored tirelessly to build thriving businesses. Yet the values on which they built that success - motivation, delayed gratification, honesty, respect, social responsibility - have proved disturbingly difficult to transfer to their offspring. As a result, fewer young people are developing the character and strength needed to lead future generations.

Fortunately, while the dramatic exploits of spoiled rich children indeed do dominate the headlines, D'Amico also has known a few wealthy families who have managed - quietly - to ward off the devastati…

Red Star Rising

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A body has been located on the grounds of the British embassy. M15 agent, Charlie Muffin has been sent from London to investigate. It appears at first that the murder was gang related. Though, the deeper Charlie digs, he uncovers something that someone wants desperately to keep hidden. Charlie will have to watch his back or he will be the next dead body. As if Charlie doesn’t already have enough on his place, Charlie ends up reconnecting with his wife Natalia and their daughter, Sasha. Natalia works for the Russia FSB intelligence service. There is one thing you can guarantee about Charlie…He is the right man for the job.

Red Star Rising is my first introduction to author, Brian Freemantle. After reading this book, I can’t believe I haven’t tried him sooner. I really like this type of genre of books…international spy thriller. Charlie Muffin is the perfect agent. He is good at his job. He is very precise and asks the questions that no one else wants to ask. While I was reading this bo…

Win ARCs. Yep...Win ARCs

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Here are just some of the books you can enter to win.


Clarke, a Printz Honor winner, tells the compelling tale of Clementine and Fan: cousins and best friends. But when the summer's over, small tragedies threaten to tear them apart from each other... and themselves. (September 28, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers)







This is a modern retelling of Jane Eyre--except in this one, Jane falls in love with a rockstar! Too bad they're haunted by a torturous secret from his past. (October 11, Poppy)







A funny and sharp novel in which 15-year-old Katey goes to school in the Game: a mall converted into a "school" run by corporate sponsors. Except she finds out she doesn't have rights to her ideas, her privacy, or her identity--and that's not okay with her. (October 5, Balzer + Bray)


Enter Here

Swallow

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Sophie recently graduated from Yale. She got a job working as an appeals attorney. It seems that Sophie has everything made or so she thought. Sophie’s world gets turned upside down when at dinner with her boyfriend, Stephen, Sophie suddenly feels her throat close up and she can’t swallow. There is a fist size ball in Sophie’s throat.

Sophie goes to Dr. Ames for her problem. Dr. Ames forces Sophie to deal with her childhood and growing up with a father for a porn producer. All the while dealing with the fist size ball in Sophie’s throat.

I have to admit that this book turned out to not quite be to my liking. I really wanted to like this book as it seemed that most of the other people who read this book did. The characters didn’t engage me and the book moved slow. I found the characters problems to be bothersome and they were whiny. What I did find interesting though about this book was the main character, Sophie. I have read many books but have never encountered a character where she d…

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Review Opp-The American Golfer

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American Golfer, despondent over the death of his young daughter and the breakup of his marriage, goes to Ireland for a much-needed rest and change of pace. A six-time winner on the PGA Tour, Charlie Kingston visits the village where his great-grandmother spent her entire life planning to spend quiet afternoons searching for her grave.

His stay in Castlebantry doesn't go according to plan. Invited to play golf at a grand estate owned by a wealthy Britisher, Charlie meets a beautiful Irish woman on the course, the owner's wife. He falls deeply in love with her. In addition, Charlie becomes involved with a local family-wife, husband, two children-in the midst of a domestic upheaval; and he is drawn into the world of Anglo-Irish politics at a pivotal time in the history of Ireland, the signing of the 1998 Good Friday Peace Agreement. Three months into his stay, Charlie unexpectedly finds his great-grandmother's grave, and much about his heritage comes fully to light. Charlie …

She's Gone Country

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Shey Darcy has just become a single mother of three boys. Her husband of seventeen years has decided to quit beating around the bush and finally declare that he likes men. Shey packs up her and her three sons and moves back to Parkfield, Texas. Population sixty seven. As if Shey doesn’t have enough to worry about trying to raise her sons, she now has to deal with her mother. Plus, Shey is constantly arguing with her sons.

Like they always say…trouble usually comes in threes. Don’t know what that really says about Dane Kelly. Dane is an ex champion bull rider and the guy Shey used to be in love with. Will second chances for Dane and Shey spell happy ending or heartache?

She’s Gone Country is a one seat read. She’s Gone Country will have you two stepping to the nearest book store for more Jane Porter. I like that Shey was an independent woman. She could have just threw up her hands and been defeated but she didn’t. She makes a new life for her sons and herself. This was hard to do with he…

Holly's Inbox:Scandal in the City

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Holly Denham has finally gotten the hang of things as a receptionist at DKHuerst. In addition, Holly has a good looking boyfriend, Toby. Holly is applying for the Front of House Manager position. It won’t be easy. What with overbooking of meeting rooms, not ordering enough food, and the higher management wanting to make trouble for Holly. Also, what is up with Toby? Lately, he has been acting distant towards Holly. Luckily for Holly, she has her friends to distract her.

Holly’s Inbox: Scandal in the City brings back all of my favorite characters…Holly, Claire, Jason, Aisha, Toby, and Trisha. I absolutely love these books. It doesn’t matter how thick these books are…I just gobble them up. If you thought things would be different from the first book then you would be wrong. I think things got a whole lot crazier from last time. There are so many hilarious moments that I can’t pick just one from…Holly’s notes to herself, her conversations with Jason, Trisha and Holly’s gossiping. Holly’s …

The Unexpected Son is an expected winner!

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Vinita Patil left Mumbai, India a long time ago. She is happily married now and has a daughter. They live in America. Vinita didn’t really leave India on good terms. So she could not imagine why someone would be sending her a letter from Mumbai. The letter says that Vinita’s son, Rohit has Myeloid leukemia and needs a donor. First it is a shock that Vinita’s son has Myeloid leukemia but the bigger surprise is that Vinita didn’t know that she had a son.

Vinita had just finished dancing at the college gala. Back stage, Vinita hears a male voice. She turns and it is Somesh Kori. He is the guy that all the ladies want to date. Vinita and Som date. Vinita becomes pregnant. To both her family and Som’s disapproval. Som offers to pay Vinita to have an abortion. Vinita is stubborn and gives birth to a son, though her family tells Vinita that he was born stillborn.

This letter tears Vinita and her husband apart. She never told her husband that she gave born to a child. Rohit believes that Vinita…

You will easily fall in love with Season of Water and Ice.

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Fourteen year old Danny DeWitt and his father are renting a cabin in Michigan outside of the Manistee National Forest. Danny’s father is a traveling salesman. He sells power tools. Danny’s mother did not come with Danny and his father. She choose to stay behind. The last conversation Danny had with her on the phone, she said she would join them once his father finished building their house in the city as she hated the country. Danny’s father travels a lot, thus leaving Danny by himself most of the time.

Danny ends up forming a friendship with Amber, the girl next door. Amber is pregnant. Danny quickly grows up from a young boy to a young man. Though what will Danny do when Wayne, Amber’s ex-boyfriend and the father of her child comes back into the picture. One thing is for sure…Danny will never forget the summer of 1957.

Season of Water and Ice is an instantaneous winner! I can see how this book was named a Midwest Book Winner. Mr. Lystra reminded me of authors, John Hart and Michael B…

2 in the Hat

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Angel Alves coaches the Mighty Mites football division for seven and eight year olds. Angel sends the Mites to do a quick run before ending practice. Suddenly Angel hears a scream. He goes to investigate and finds a couple dressed for the prom, tied to separate trees. They are dead. Angel has seen this before. This has the makings of the Prom Night Killer written all over it. Angel goes to the one man who is very familiar with the Prom Night Killer…Angel’s former partner, Wayne Mooney. District Attorney Conrad Darget wants in on the action and will do anything he can to help.

I had never heard of author, Raffi Yessayan, so I did not know what to expect from reading this book. What I got was a nice surprise. I found the characters to be engaging. The character I really liked was DA Conrad. He was so enthusiastic about riding around with the police, listening to the police scanner and asking questions. Conrad was like a kid in a candy shop. The story line moved quickly. There was a twist…

Chatting it up with author, Carolyn Brown

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I want to present to you all my interview with author, Carolyn Brown. If you have not read her books yet, then you are missing out. You don't want to miss out, so try her books today. I have enjoyed everyone of her books.





I want to thank you for allowing me this interview.
The pleasure is all mine, Cheryl! I’m tickled to be here today to answer questions. I’m so excited about the whole Honky Tonk series. Hell, Yeah, the second book in the series hit the bookshelves early this month and My Give A Damn’s Busted will be out in October and then the final installment in the series, Honky Tonk Christmas, in November.

Can you please share a little about yourself with the readers?

Personal: I’ve been married 44 years to a wonderful man who understands that living with a writer has its own special challenges. We have a son and two daughters, all grown, married and with children of their own. Enough grandkids to keep us young forever, ranging from twenty-two all the way down to two years old.…

Be on the look out for an upcoming grand contest

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I don't know if you noticed I posted a new button on my side bar. It takes about an upcoming contest, starting September 1. Well here are some of the prizes that will be up for grabs, so mark the date down and save it as you will want to get in on this contest.






Two-lid willow picnic basket with deluxe service for two. The exquisitely handcrafted Barrel picnic basket was designed for the picnicking elite. This uniquely designed, double-lid rattan basket is lined with a colorful leaf print canvas, and is very versatile as well as stylish. Ideal for any gift giving occasion while supplies last or a substitute will be chosen comparable to the one above.

Components:
2 Plates, melamine 9"
2 Napkins, cotton 14" x 14"
2 Handblown wine glasses 8 oz.
1 Tablecloth, cotton 44" x 44"
2 Ea. knives, forks & spoons (stainless steel)
1 Set salt/pepper shakers (frosted glass)
1 Corkscrew, waiter style (stainless steel)




Chocolate Indulgence Tier by Godiva Chocolates ~ always elega…

The Pharos Objective

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Caleb Crowe used to enjoy the life of his mother and father being archaeologists. Caleb and his sister would get to travel to exotic locations and help look for lost artifacts. Things changed when Caleb’s father disappeared. Caleb quickly left that life and became a Professor.

Years later, Caleb’s mother wants him to rejoin the Morpheus Initiative. The Initiative is in search of the Seventh Wonder of the Ancient World, The Pharos Lighthouse. It is told that hidden under the lighthouse is the grand treasure of Alexander the Great. Caleb rejoins but under protest. Will the legend be true or a myth?

The Pharos Objective is book one of the Morpheus Initiative series. The Pharos Objective by David Sakmyster is the first and won’t be the last book I read by this author. Can I tell you that I literally lost myself in this book. It was that great. I took this book with me on my vacation and finished it on the way home in just a matter of hours. Because I enjoyed this book so much it helped to p…

Angelology

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Evangeline is the newest Sister to join Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. Evangeline works in the library answering mail. One day Evangeline receives a strange piece of mail addressed to the Adoration. The letter talks about Abigail Aldrich Rockfeller whom corresponded with Mother Innocenta back in 1943-1944. The letter is signed by a V.A. Verlaine who requests permission to visit the Adoration to see all the other letters between Abigail and Mother Innocenta.

At first Evangeline brushes Elaine’s request off but then she becomes intrigued by his request and does some investigating. Evangeline learns that Abigail did correspond with Mother Innocenta all the way up until the fire in 1944. That wasn’t all. There was more. Before Evangeline realizes it, she and Verlaine are deep in over their heads.

When I first saw this book the thing that drew me to it was the cover. The next thing was the concept of Angelology. I opened this book and was instantly transported into the story. The…

Review Opp 6-Till Death Do Us Part

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"God's people must view life from God's perspective not man's perspective. The view of the struggles in life as a whole is clearer from Heaven's viewpoint. Evangelist Allen Domelle will take you on a spiritual helicopter ride to view marriage from God's handbook. My wife and I celebrated our 45th wedding anniversary on June 25, 2010. We have formulated our life together based on the Bible principles found within the pages of this book." Dr. Bob Gray Sr., Author and Pastor

Inwood, WV - August 17, 2010 - Though there are many books on marriage that a person can read, you will find Till Death Do Us Part is a must-have book for every marriage. With marriage under extreme pressure from society, this book helps every marriage endure those pressures. Till Death Do Us Part will help every married couple to happily live together and enjoy their spouse the way they dreamed of before marriage.

Till Death Do Us Part is a 234-page book that is written in an easy-to-read…

Review Opp 5-Change Your Body,Change the World

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Introducing "Big Health": The connection between individual, social, and environmental

health in today's world



Seattle, WA - August 12, 2010 - Frank Forencich releases his latest book, Change Your Body,Change the World, in September 2010. The timely release explores the innovative

idea that individual, social, and environmental health are complementary reflections of one another.

He's coined this theory "Big Health".

"We've been looking at the body in isolation for far too long," commented rank. "What we need now more than ever is a sense of integration, integration not only of mind, body and spirit, but also of land, habitat and community."

Change Your Body, Change the World is a collection of essays, each reflecting one
aspect of the contemporary human predicament and the state of the body. Frank shared
with us a few sentences from the first chapter:

The body is set to make a comeback, and not a moment too soon..We've medicalized ev…

Review Opp 3- Emmy Budd, Don't Look Now

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LOS ANGELES - August 16, 2010 - Local playwright Jean Blasiar has eight full-length

productions in the Los Angeles area, one of which was optioned by Twentieth Century Fox for a pilot. A tomboy at heart, Mrs. Blasiar turned her writing talent to penning a Tween detective series set in the innocence of 1950's Ohio.

In Volume 2, Emmy Budd, Don't Look Now , teen detectives Emmy Budd and her friend, T.J. Blake can't help but notice the ominous, black sedan rolling down main-street on a Sunday afternoon. When the drug store blows up in the middle of the night, Emmy and T.J. suspect foul play. Working together, they uncover clues leading to an illicit pharmaceutical operation.

Emmy Budd, Don't Look Now is Ms. Blasiar's follow up to her award-winning debut novel, Emmy Budd and the Hijacked Train (Charles River Press, April 21, 2010). Emmy
Budd and the Hijacked Train won Best Children's Fiction at the 2010 Hollywood Book
Festival. Mrs. Blasiar accepted the award on July 23,…

Review Opp 2-: The Tales & Salvation of a Proverbs 5 Woman

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High Heels, Honey Lips & White Powder: The Tales & Salvation of a Proverbs 5 Woman


A tale of salvation of one woman - and shows how by falling in love with Jesus saved her -and can save others.


McComb, MS - Aug 16, 2010 - Rose Anding's heart-felt and emotional words pour out onto the pages as we are led through her lifetime of good and bad choices. You'll find yourself exhausted from the speed that her stories unfold.

"The morning my name appeared on the front page of the Washington Post, the nightmare began."

What can you say about a woman who used cocaine regularly, and even the night before she entered a treatment center-at AGE 68? Addiction, seduction, lies, infidelity, domestic violence, and suicide attempts-the devil brought all this and more into the life of "Maria McCarthy," a Proverbs 5 woman, a harlot! She lived a life that thankfully most of us only read about.

Flirtation and the games of deception as a Proverb 5 woman had no boundaries-and wh…

Review Opp-The Song Trilogy: Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Romance

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The Song Trilogy: Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Romance

BOSTON - August 16, 2010 - Program Pandora with some of your favorite 1980s divas, then dive into The Song Trilogy for a riveting tour of sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll. Jan Bornstein's three hot romance novels weave the turbulent public and private lives-and passionate love-of rock stars Jenna Bradford and Scott Tenny into a highly charged tale guaranteed to provide reader satisfaction.

The Song Trilogy spans five years in the lives of the charismatic Jenna and Scott as they struggle for their love in a world where every wink, smile, and personal tragedy is chronicled by paparazzi. In Beyond Beautiful, Sweet Emotions, and Deuces Are Wild, the lovers overcome numerous obstacles, including abuse, betrayal, blackmail, and a heart wrenching separation, to attain ecstasy and love. Author Jan Bornstein is a registered nurse, with degrees in psychology from Bridgewater State College and nursing from UMass Boston. Drawing on…

It's a plane, It's Superman, no...It's a Book!

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You have got to check out this book.



Playful and lighthearted with a subversive twist that is signature Lane Smith, IT’S A BOOK is a delightful manifesto on behalf of print in the digital age. This satisfying, perfectly executed picture book has something to say to readers of all stripes and all ages.

Words from Mr. Lane:

As Lane explains, “Not to say that I'm not excited by the new technologies and reading devices introduced (it seems) nearly every month, I am. But I'm sure on some level I'll always be a traditional book guy.” And aren't we all? New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Lane Smith delivers a book to the technorati and literati alike. Juxtaposing a book-loving ape and a tech-savvy donkey, with clever illustrations and a brilliant punch line, Smith's nod to the times will be a collector's item on shelves, and will be read again and again in bookstores, libraries for years to come.




http://www.lanesmithbooks.com

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Geting to know author, Rick Mofina

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I am a big fan of author Rick Mofina and am excited that I got the chance to interview him. Enjoy and don't forget to pick up a copy of The Panic Zone.





Hello and thank you for allowing me to ask you some questions.

First the easy questions.

Can you describe yourself in a few sentences?

I grew up east of Toronto, in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. I began writing fiction in grade school and sold my first short story to a magazine in New Jersey at age 15. I hitchhiked to California and wrote a novel about the experience at 18. I held jobs ranging from working at a horseracing track to delivering cars to Florida, before I attended Carleton University where he studied Journalism, English Literature, and American Detective Fiction.

I was a summer student rookie reporter at The Toronto Star, the same paper that once employed Ernest Hemingway, before embarking on a career in journalism that spanned three decades and several newsrooms. My reporting has put me face-to-face with murderers on death …

The Panic Zone equals a must read!

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Emma Lane, her husband Joe and their son Tyler are on vacation. Everything was going along just fine, when suddenly an oncoming truck has a head on collision with them. The last thing Emma remembers before waking up in the hospital is seeing someone take Tyler. Emma insists that Tyler is alive but everyone around her thinks she is crazy. Emma starts to doubt herself, when she receives a mysterious phone call where the caller tells her that Tyler is alive.

Meanwhile in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a bombing takes places, killing two reporters. World Press Alliance reporter Jack Gannon is sent to the scene to find out the truth about his fellow reporters. At first Jack believes the bombing is the job of drug gangs but quickly dismisses the idea, when he learns what his fellow reporters were working on. Jack’s investigation leads him down a path of no return.

The Salida del Sol cruise liner is heading towards the Florida coast. One of the passengers on the liner suddenly drops dead of a horrifi…

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We are all familiar with author, Steig Larsson and his trilogy of books. They are best sellers and a movie is already being made from them. Well here is a list of 50 famous books that were posthumously published.






Some of the books on this list include: