Wednesday, May 13, 2009


I'm posting the bookworm a day late, as I was out sick yesterday with a short-lived-but-miserable bug. Needless to say, between my days off last week and being out yesterday, the work here has certainly been backing up. It feels like I have enough work to do to last me month!

So . . . without further ado . . . this week's Bookworm! (insert applause here)

First Comes Marriage by Mary Balogh: Vanessa Huxtable Dew offers to marry the Viscount Lyngate to save her sister from a loveless union and the Viscount accepts while pursuing other problems. But, all of a sudden they can't keep their hands off each other and love can't be far behind.

Word of Honor by Terri Blackstock: Attorney Jill Clark, taken hostage by a suspect in the bombing of a post office, begins to believe the man's claims that he did not commit the crime, but her attempts to prove his innocence are hindered by his misplaced sense of loyalty that keeps him from naming the real killer.

Double Minds by Terri Blackstock: Christian singer and songwriter Parker James begins to question her safety, the industry in which she works, and her future when she begins investigating the murder of a young woman and uncovers corruption as well as evidence that makes it clear she was the intended victim.

Into the Blue by Robert Goddard: Harry Barnett, caretaker of a villa belonging to British government official Alan Dysart, has finally found happiness after a lifetime of failure, but when his friend, Heather Mallender, vanishes without a trace, he embarks upon an investigation that leads to tragedy and redemption.

Summer of Roses by Luanne Rice: Lily Malone hopes to make a new life for herself and her nine-year-old daughter, Rose, where she befriends Marisa Taylor and her daughter Jessica and helps them cope with an uncertain future and a dangerous past.

Fault Line by Barry Eisler: Alex Treven has sacrificed everything to achieve making partner in his high-tech law firm. But then the inventor of a technology Alex is banking on is murdered, the patent examiner who reviewed the innovation dies--and Alex himself narrowly escapes an attack in his own home.

Without Warning by John Birmingham: As American troops lay ready to invade Iraq from Kuwait, a gargantuan serge of energy destroys the majority of the continental United States which leads to U.S. soldiers fighting without command and control.

Equal Women Reshape American Law
by Fred Strebeigh: Discusses the history of the advancement of equality rights for women, especially in the legal profession.

Artificial Intelligence by Blay Whitby: Readers encounter everything from the nanotechnology used to make insect-like robots, to the computers that perform surgery and, reminiscent of films like Terminator, computers that can learn by teaching themselves.

Day by Day by Christine Frisbee: When serious illness strikes a child, the blow hits all family members with horrifying ferocity. Often, while the adults are feeling from that devastating impact, the purity of the feelings and spirit of a young sibling can provide strength which sustains all.

Greening Your Home by Clayton Bennett: Greening Your Home provides helpful information that will help you select sustainable green options that match your specific needs for every system in your house.

Frontier Teachers by Chris Enss: Frontier Teachers tells the stories of a dozen courageous, intrepid women who faced down rooms full of children on the open prairies and in the mining towns of the Old West to bring them educational opportunities.

Black & Decker: The Complete Guide to a Green Home: The first home remodeling book to recognize both the broadening appeal of green practices and the fact that working within those guidelines can be done without extraordinary methods or premium prices.

The Birth of the New NFL by Larry Felser: The book examines the history on the field, as well as off the field between warring owners and cities.

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