Monthly Archives: May 2007

Apocalypto

I recently saw “Apocalypto”. The title of the movie is apt, meaning to “disclose or reveal” a culture in decline—the Mayans. The story follows one central character, Jaguar Paw. It is through his eyes that we see his way of … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Raintree: Haunted by Linda Winstead Jones

Raintree: Haunted by Linda Winstead Jones, Silouette Nocturne, book #2 in Nocturne series, published June 1, 2007 with 288 pages. Raintree: Haunted features Gideon Raintree, a member of the Royal Raintree family. The reader is told that each Raintree member … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Billionaire's Bidding by Barbara Dunlop

The Billionaire’s Bidding by Barbara Dunlop, Sil.Desire #1793, copyright 2007, 192 pages. The Billionaire’s Bidding by Dunlop was recently a #1 bestseller on eHarlequin.com so I was curious. So I bought it. And loved it. Story was excellent and a … Continue reading

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REVIEW: On the Edge by Shannon Stacey

On the Edge by Shannon Stacey (2007) published by Samhain, LTD. On the Edge is the sequel to 72 hours that I read last year and enjoyed. The stories revolve around The Devlin Group and their operatives and their missions … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Castle of the Wolf by Sandra Schwab

Castle of the Wolf by Sandra Schwab, copyright 2007. Castle of the Wolf has a lot going for it without opening the cover: It’s set in Germany and it’s a historical romance with a gothic feel to it without nary a vampire around. … Continue reading

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Summer Romance: The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen

The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen, copyright May 2004, available in hardcover and trade paperback formats. YA novel for grades 7 and up: kisses only. This is yet another strong novel about teens dealing with real life. The Truth … Continue reading

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Interlude:Sports

So, Roger Clemens decided to pitch for the Yankees rather than the Astros. He had 28 million reasons to do so. I have to laugh at all the bitterness that is directed his way. When the Astros first signed him … Continue reading

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