Monthly Archives: November 2006

Global Warming

I just recently finished watching this DVD on the effects of global warming, called An Inconvenient Truth. It’s more of a moral issue than a political issue; this film is about the future of this planet if things don’t change right now. Global … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Heart of the West by Penelope Williamson

 Heart of the West by Penelope Williamson is one of those books, or keepers that I would run into a burning house to get off my bookshelf. Now that I’ve made my point, let me proceed to tell you why … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Lightning by Dean Koontz

It’s been years, YEARS since I read a Dean Koontz novel. I haven’t read any of his current books in quite sometime. Maybe someone can give me a rec or two of his work? Of all the three books I’ve read by him back … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Small Town Girl by LaVyrle Spencer

I am a huge LaVyrle Spencer fan. Imagine my surprise to learn that not many Spencer fans that I know enjoyed Small Town Girl. I loved this book and I’ll tell you why: it has another favorite plot devise that I … Continue reading

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REVIEW:Remember the Time by Annette Reynolds

 Remember the Time by Annette Reynolds is so far the only book she has written. I’ve read this book several times and it still leaves me with a stupid smile on my face when I close it. As a debut … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Catch the Lightning by Catherine Asaro

 “Catch the Lightning” by Catherine Asaro is the second entry in her popular Saga of the Ruby Dynasty series. Compared to the other entries in the series, Catch the Lightning is chronologically last or close to it. It stands alone quite … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Beautiful Lies by Emily Richards

Well, I’m off today and decided to do a quick review of one of my keepers. It’s by Emily Richards, title, Beautiful Lies. I think Ms. Richards is yet another underrated author. Her books are branded by her sharp characterizations and tight plotting. … Continue reading

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REVIEW: All Mortal Flesh by Julia Spencer-Fleming

All Mortal Flesh by Julia Spencer-Fleming is the fifth entry in the Rev. Clare Fergusson / Russ Van Alstyne mystery series. It’s a strong entry in a series that has been consistently entertaining. Here is the synopsis: Police Chief Russ … Continue reading

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Sunday Eve

I had to work this evening thus no reviews. I plan to post reviews for Julia Spencer-Fleming’s new book, “All Mortal Flesh”, tomorrow evening. I’ve come up with a tentative agenda for my blog. I’m trying to keep things interesting and informative … Continue reading

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You Can Keep It / Is He Crazy

Last night, I was telling a friend of mine that I was getting my nephews the new Playstation 3 for Christmas. She promptly told me that I wasn’t getting one. Limited quantity and fools willing to stand in line for … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Fever Dreams by Laure Leone

Fever Dreams by Laura Leone could be best described as a adventure story with a steamy, hot romance. I loved it. You had a bad ass yet sensitive hero paired with a heroine who was straight-laced in public but with the … Continue reading

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