Monday, September 22, 2008

September 9, 2008 Book Worm


September 9, 2008

LAST KISS by Luanne Rice: Nell Kilvert, a year after the death of her eighteen-year-old boyfriend Charlie Rosslare, asks Gavin Dawson -- Sheridan Rosslare's former lover, and Charlie's mother -- for help to uncover the truth behind Charlie's mysterious murder.
KILLER VIEW by Ridley Pearson: Sheriff Walt Fleming leads his search and rescue team, including Tommy Brandon and Mark Aker, in search of a missing skier at Sun Valley's Galena Summit, and when Mark gets killed, Walt follows the evidence to a large crime involving a biohazard at a local water-bottling plant.
CLOSE by Martina Cole: London drug kingpin Patrick Brodie finds his family and business life collide when new mobsters begin to take influence and members of his crew turn on him.
PALACE COUNCIL by Stephen L. Carter: Eddie Wesley, a young African-American writer, stumbles across the corpse of Wall Street attorney Philmont Castle and conducts an investigation of the murder after noticing a strange cross held by the victim, which leads him to a group of conspirators called the Palace Council.
THE DARK OF DAY by Barbara Parker: Miami defense attorney C.J. Dunn had thought her latest case would be simple, helping Rick Slater clear his name in the disappearance of a young model, but as she digs deeper into the case, C.J. discovers a disturbing link to her client, a pornographer, a runaway from C.J.'s hometown, and her lover.
MADE IN THE U.S.A. by Billie Letts: After their guardian dies, fifteen-year-old Lutie McFee and her nine-year-old brother decide to flee their hometown to avoid becoming wards of the state and head for Las Vegas in hopes of finding their estranged father.
WISHBONES by Carolyn Haines: Southern gal Sarah Booth Delaney packs up her hound dog and her P.I. business and sets off for Hollywood to take a shot at stardom. Thrilled as Sarah is, her dream come true comes at a price.
QUEEN OF BABBLE GETS HITCHED by Meg Cabot: Lizzie Nichols feels her life is finally on the right track, with a career she loves, the perfect fiancĂ©, and a dream wedding in the works, but everything begins to fall apart when she finds herself falling for her fiancĂ©’s best friend.

BOOKS by Larry McMurtry: A memoir in which author Larry McMurtry discusses his lifelong engagement with books, telling of his experiences as a reader, writer, and collector.

LOOKING FOR ANNE OF GREEN GABLES by Irene Gammel: Chronicles the life of Lucy Maude Montgomery, the creator of the "Anne of Green Gables" novels, exploring how her experiences in a rural farmhouse on Prince Edward Island influenced her writing and sparked her imagination.

THE MARRIAGE BENEFIT by Mark O’Connell: This book is about how to make our relationships better than it is about how our relationships can make us better if we just work on our expectations and improve communications.

MAKING AUTISM A GIFT by Robert Evert Cimera: Explains how to focus on the positive while caring for children with autism in order to build their confidence and happiness; covers such topics as diagnosis, associated conditions, general behavioral issues, temper tantrums, social skills, communication, fears, fixations, routines, collaboration with educators, and life issues in adulthood, presenting strategies and resources.

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