Wednesday, April 15, 2009

The Bookworm

We'll Always Have Paris by Ray Bradbury: A new collection of never-before-published stories, with prose that soars and sings.

While My Sister Sleeps by Barbara Delinsky: Molly and Robin Snow are sisters who have been close, Molly receives the news that Robin has suffered a heart attack and has a grim prognosis. Their parents collapse and their brother withdraws, so Molly has to make the decisions and makes discoveries that destroy some of her beliefs about the sister she thought she knew.

Kill For Me by Karen Rose: Susannah Vartanian and Luke Papadopoulos investigate the brutal attacks of six teenage girls and find themselves pulled into the dark world of Internet chat rooms, where they uncover an intricate web of deception that could lead them to the killers, but only if they can find the killers before the killers find them.

The Game of Silence by Louise Erdrich: Nine-year-old Omakayas and her family, members of the Ojibwa tribe, are forced to leave their island on Lake Superior in 1850 when white settlers move into the territory, and comes to realize that the things most important to her are her home and way of life.

Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates: Frank and April Wheeler become dissolutioned with their mediocre lives and decide to move to France in order to develop their true artistic sensibilities.

Fool by Christopher Moore: A twisted and insanely funny tale of a moronic monarch and his deceitful daughters, plots, subplots, betrayals, a ghost (there's always a ghost), as seen through the eyes of a man wearing a codpiece and bells on his head.

Run For Your Life by James Patterson: A killer who refers to himself as The Teacher stalks New York City, murdering powerful, arrogant people and drawing the attention of Detective Mike Bennett, who tackles the case while also caring for his ten children, who all have the flu virus simultaneously.

Ethics Since 1900
by Mary Warnock: This book is an up to date a well-informed and discriminating account of the main ethical problems of the twentieth and 21st centuries.

Baseball's Best 1,000 by Derek Gentile: Ranks the top one thousand players from the history of baseball, with statistics, records, and brief biographical profiles for each player.

The Reading Answer Book by Karen Morris: Provides answers to more than two hundred questions about beading, covering different types of beads, findings, stringing, working with wire, off-loom beading, repairs, and other related topics.

The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women: New information on women's heart disease and practical suggestions for reducing your own personal risk of heart-related problems.

Just In Case: How to be Self-Sufficient When the Unexpected Comes by Kathy Harrison: Describes how to evaluate, organize, and prepare for a number of emergency situations, which includes power outages, fires, toxic hazards, terrorism, and other unexpected disasters.

Business Writing Clear and Simple: Includes the fundamentals of writing (composition, form, and style); basic grammar and punctuation; main components and formats of a business letter; sample business letters for every situation; essential writing references for all business situations. You can write quality business correspondence and create a strong impression.

Fly Now! By Joanne Gertstein London: A collection of illustrated aeronautical posters from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum that describes the history of air travel from the hot-air balloons of the nineteenth century to the beginning of the twenty-first century.

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