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angela-k-nickerson's picture
Aug.14.2009
What better way to end Paris Week than with a fabulous meal? Today the chef has prepared for you a feast for mind, body, and spirit centered on the joys of Paris and all that she has to offer. Hors D’oeuvres  The Patisseries of Paris It may not seem right to start with this little book of...
anne-brooke's picture
Aug.14.2009
Marian and I had a wonderful game of golf today - I think it's the best we've ever played. And we both got two pars apiece - bliss! Really, it was one of those rare and perfect golf days where I could have spat at the ball and it would still have gone in the hole. And even the sun was shining. What...
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Aug.13.2009
  Warning! If you haven’t read Cynthia Voigt’s Tillerman books, just go to the library and check them out now. Or go buy them from Amazon. Spoilers will be given in this blog today and I don’t want people miffed at me. There! On with the show! One of my favorite books this summer is Shelf...
anne-brooke's picture
Aug.13.2009
Back to a more normal routine today, so here's this morning's poem: Meditation 197 Old agebrings the knowledge of all the noble actsyou have not done: people unfought,lands unconquered. Sometimes you wishyou’d died young. Keeping to the subject of poetry, I'm pleased to say that Callused Hands...
tammy-suto's picture
Aug.12.2009
First, let me start off by saying that this isn't aimed at anyone who has actually previewed, read, looked at or actually reviewed the first in my book series, Celtic Evil. This is more toward all those who put down the writers who don't or in some cases, can't follow normal tradition after writing...
anne-brooke's picture
Aug.12.2009
I’ve uploaded my review of Andrei Makine’s Human Love ontoVulpes Libris today. It’s a very political beast and I’m seriously not sure about that mozzarella line. Ah well. As you can tell, I wasn’t greatly impressed. Talking of Vulpes, I’ve now read Ian Kelly’s biography, Casanova, and what a...
annette-dunlea's picture
Aug.11.2009
Abe Bestsellers http://www.abebooks.com/ AbeBooks’ Best-Selling Signed Books – July 2009 Angela’s AshesFrank McCourt 'Tis: A MemoirFrank McCourt The Angel’s GameCarlos Ruiz Zafon Magnificent DesolationBuzz Aldrin A Reporter's LifeWalter Cronkite Rain GodsJames Lee Burke The Sweetness at the Bottom...
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Aug.11.2009
Based on the Book http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/movies/ Based on the Book'Based on the Book' is a compilation of over 1,250 books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures. Utilizing the Internet Movie Database as the authority, all movies in this collection...
annette-dunlea's picture
Aug.11.2009
Book To Movie http://www.reelmoviecritic.com/rmc/Genres/book_to_movie.htm Books Made into A Movie Great Books that also became Great Films Around the World in 80 Days 2004 Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan Be Cool 2005 John Travolta, Uma Thurman The Big Bounce 2004 Owen Wilson Bitter Victory 1957 Nicholas...
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Aug.11.2009
This Week's Bestseller's From Powells http://www.powells.com/bestsellers.html #1 The Outlander (P.S.) by Gil Adamson Literature Staff Pick The Outlander is a rare novel. Its beautifully breathless language seduces your attention to the smallest detail. From the first sentence you find yourself...