Monday, May 19, 2008

May 20, 2008 Book Worm


May 20, 2008


ZAPPED by Carol Higgins Clark: On a hot July night in New York City, the lights went out. Jack Reilly goes to pick up dinner, but is called to investigate an art theft, while Regan Reilly enters the dark apartment to meet a thief, and Georgina is missing or on a revenge trip and Lorraine returns to New York and finds that her apartment has been sold to the Reilly’s. There is a secret safe in the apartment, which she must get to before anyone else.

BLUE-EYED DEVIL by Lisa Kleypas: Self-made millionaire Hardy Cates knows he has made enemies during his rise to the top of the oil industry and has his own plans for revenge, but when Haven Travis blows back into town, Hardy's plans take a surprise turn as the two find passion.

SEPULCHRE by Kate Moss: In 1891, teenager Léonie Vernier and her brother visit their young aunt at an estate in France. After finding a startling account of her late uncle's pursuit of the occult, Léonie scours the property for the tarot cards and Visigoth tomb he describes, unaware that more tangible peril in the form of a murderous stalker is seeking to destroy her loved ones.

AND LESS THAN KIND by Mercedes Lackey: With the death of Edward VI and power struggles over who should rule England, Mary ignores her chancellor's advice to kill Elizabeth, and instead, follows the evil elf-lord Vidal Dhu's plan to have a child who will be the Catholic heir to the throne.

RIVER OF HEAVEN by Lee Martin: On an April evening in 1955 Dewey died on the railroad tracks outside Mt. Gilead and no one knows why. But two brothers, one a recluse and one returning home from exile must finally come to the truth. It is about the high cost of living a lie, the chains that bind us, and obligations.

THE GERMAN BRIDE by Joanna Hershon: Eva Frank has an affair with the man who painted her portrait, but there are many consequences. So when Abraham, an ambitious merchant returns to Germany from America, she hastily marries him. She travels to Santa Fe and settles into a good life, but her past will come back to threaten her safety and force her to make a fateful decision.

HOLD TIGHT by Harlan Coben: Tia and Mike Baye never imagined they’d become the type of overprotective parents who spy on their kids. But their sixteen-year-old son Adam has been unusually distant lately, and after the suicide of his classmate Spencer Hill they can’t help but worry.


MANAGING THE SYMPTOMS OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS by Randall T. Schapiro, MD: The disease and its management. What is multiple sclerosis -- Managing the disease process -- Managing MS symptoms. Fatigue and balance and much more.

THE 4-INGREDIENT DIABETES COOKBOOK by Nancy S. Hughes: 100 tasty recipes with only four ingredients that also satisfy the American Diabetes Association's dietary guidelines.

THE BABY SIGNING BOOK by Sara Bingham: A quick yet comprehensive course in baby signing includes the top 5 signing tips, a flexible program, FAQs, five distinct components of ASL signs, advice on how to teach, activities to meet milestones.

CLOSET CONTROL THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO REVITALIZING YOUR WARDROBE AND REVOLUTIONIZING THE WAY YOU STOR IT by Barbara Horowitz: Easy steps for re-imagining your closet space; advice on how to purge the clothes you don’t wear; simple dyeing, cutting, and sewing techniques for restyling your clothes and more.

LOOK, SPEAK, & BEHAVE FOR MEN by Jamie Yasko-Mangum: Expert advice on image, etiquette, and effective communication for the professional man.

WHAT LIFE WAS LIKE IN THE REALM OF ELIZABETH: Photographs, illustrations, and text provide information about life in England before and during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, covering the years between 1533 and 1603, discussing the Queen's court, conditions in London, foreign affairs, and other topics.

THE EVERYTHING GUIDE TO STARTING AND RUNNING A CATERING BUSINESS by Joyce Weinberg: Tells how to get licenses, choosing a name, advertising, choosing a specialty, learning the ropes, creating a marketing plane, finding clients and repeat customers.

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