Wednesday, April 21, 2010


Before I post this week's bookworm, I want to say thanks to Cindy for posting while I was gone. I've been out of town on vacation (I went to an absolutely amazing Ani DiFranco concert in Omaha!) So thanks, Cindy, so much!
Without further ado, here is this week's bookworm:

The Three Wissemans of Westport by Cathleen Schine: Sisters Miranda and Annie retreat to Westport, Connecticut, with their mother after their father files for divorce after forty-eight years of marriage, and the three find life in the small, dilapidated beach cottage brings about confusion over reason and romance.

Belong to Me by Marisa de los Santos: Cornelia Brown willingly gives up her urban life to move with her husband, Teo, to the suburbs, where she struggles to form friendships with her judgmental neighbor and a kindred soul who helps Cornelia overcome the loneliness that seems to be consuming her.

Original Sin by Allison Brennan: Moira O’Donnell has spent seven years hunting down her mother, Fiona, whose command of black magic has granted her unprecedented control of the underworld. Now Moira’s global search has led her to a small California town that’s about to become hell on earth.

Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts: Emma Grant's love of romance has helped her turn the wedding planning company she started with her three best friends into a success, but that same romantic streak may ruin her one chance at true love when her feelings for Jack, a longtime friend of all four girls, turn towards more than friendship.

Cutting Edge by Allison Brennan: An extremist anti-technology group is claiming responsibility for a computer system failure and a charred body is discovered in the aftermath. Duke Rogan and Nora English make a good team and work together to solve the crime while the static between them builds.

Last Snow by Eric Lustbader: An American senator, supposedly on a political trip to the Ukraine, turns up dead on the island of Capri. When the President asks him to find out how and why, Jack McClure sets out from Moscow, following a perilous trail of diplomats, criminals, and corrupt politicians.

Game Over by Fern Michaels: The Sisterhood women have finished their last assignment and are celebrating Christmas with their families who came together for the wedding of Myra and Charles. Now the time has come to secure the pardon promised by the President. But this task will be their most daunting.

Working with Difficult People by Raphael Lapin: Explains how to identify the reasons behind difficult behavior, communicate effectively, and negotiate conflict through step by step instruction.

The World According to Twitter by David Pogue: Collects 2,524 posts from Twitter in which followers answered questions posed by "New York Times" columnist David Pogue.

Strength Training: Step-by-step instruction to tailor-made programs, with more than 125 exercises, includes instruction for both free and fixed weights, at home or in the gym. It offers flexible programs for both men and women of all abilities.

Barbed Wire: The Fence that Changed the West by Joanne S. Liu: Discusses the invention and mass production of barbed wire in the 1870s and describes how barbed wire transformed the American frontier.

Healthy Eating During Chemotherapy by Jose van Mil: For the first time, a chef and a medical specialist have teamed up to inspire you with over 100 delicious recipes.

Atomic Iran: Countdown to Armageddon by Mike Evans: Reveals the true intentions of the Iranian regime, describing how the terrorist nation threatens stability in the Middle East and how the United States has allowed their plans for developing atomic weapons in recent years.

Death by Stupidity by David Southwell: The 1001 most ridiculous, bizarre and astonishingly idiotic ways people have kicked the bucket.

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