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Day 181 June 30

In 5th line on June 30, 2009 at 2:41 pm

“So my mumbled explanations had somehow come out sounding like I was afraid of this date or something.”~~The Blonde Theory by Kristin Harmel

Harper, a 35-year-old single lawyer, can’t seem to find anyone worth dating because she’s blonde, smart, and successful. How will she tackle the dating world?

On a separate note, happy birthday today to my dad and my youngest daughter, Courtney!

Day 180 June 29

In 5th line on June 29, 2009 at 2:38 pm

“Mission accomplished?”~~Eat Smart, Walk Strong by Leslie Sansone

My favorite exercise guru has a recipe book that offers encouragement and secrets to effortless weight loss. I”m checking out the recipes today!

Day 179 June 28

In 5th line on June 28, 2009 at 2:32 pm

” ‘Give’m one.’ ” ~~Out of the Night That Covers Me by Pat Cunningham Devoto

John’s mom dies when he is only eight years old. He ends up living with his aunt in Alabama. His uncle, an alcoholic, beats him. John ends up with a group of Blacks who help him leave the tenant farm and head to Chicago. Will either survive?

Day 178 June 27

In 5th line on June 27, 2009 at 2:32 pm

“He sits for a moment longer, then abruptly stands.”~~The Frog Prince by Jane Porter

Girl meets Prince Charming, who turns into a toad. Will she save herself once she begins her new life? Find out in this modern fairy tale.

Day 177 June 26

In 5th line on June 26, 2009 at 3:35 pm

She Sees: A cheapskate who won’t spring for a cocktail and obviously doesn’t want to see her again.”~~A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend by Felicity Huffman and Patricia Wolff

Great advice for any guy who wants to be the best boyfriend material around. Girls, let’s hope he reads this!

Day 176 June 25

In 5th line on June 25, 2009 at 6:10 am

“Each major computer system controlled a whole array of sub-systems.”~~Airframe by Michael Crichton

Panic in mid-air. Will they land?

Day 175 June 24

In 5th line on June 24, 2009 at 6:07 am

“You know his full name?”~~ Be Cool by Elmore Leonard

Day 174 June 23

In 5th line on June 23, 2009 at 6:03 am

“And I was so fed up with Mr. Nelson hounding me about finishing the book that I actually talked about it in my therapy session over the phone with Dr. Hackinfire.”~~Idiot by Colin Neenan

A funny look at high school.

Day 173 June 22

In 5th line on June 22, 2009 at 6:00 am

“You’ve been flirting with me ever since I sat down.”~~The Doctor’s Wife by Elizabeth Brundage

WOW! A mishmash of love, deception, and infidelity. Good reading.

Day 172 June 21

In 5th line on June 21, 2009 at 6:56 am

“Come now, your promise.”~~Othello by William Shakespeare

Love. Deception. Jealousy. Murder.  Classic Shakespearean drama!