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Day 485 April 30 2010

In 5th line on April 30, 2010 at 6:01 am

“The tropical rain forest canopies house an incredible variety of living things, and biologists wanted to try to identify what lived there and to get some idea of how the ecosystems worked before the forests ceased to exist.”~~The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring by Richard Preston

The new world canopy – the Redwood forest.

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Day 484 April 29 2010

In 5th line on April 29, 2010 at 5:55 am

“At the end of his sales pitch, the potter showed Ed a special creation – a cookie jar shaped like a little Victorian house.”~~Richistan: A Journey Through the American Wealth Boom and the Lives of the New Rich by Robert Frank

A look at the new rich and the world that produced them.

Day 483 April 28 2010

In 5th line on April 28, 2010 at 5:52 am

“She hands me the tray of wrinkled wrappers, which I carry across the floor and dump in the trash, stopping short as a posse of toddlers runs past.~~Dedication by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Jake and Kate carry a torch for one another in this romantic romp.

Day 482 April 27 2010

In 5th line on April 27, 2010 at 5:45 am

“I need a fix, man – come on, take my kid, anything.”~~The Works of John Leguizamo: Spic-o-Rama, Mambo Mouth and Sexaholix by John Leguizamo

The funny man’s hit shows are compiled in one volume. Priceless!

Day 481 April 26 2010

In 5th line on April 26, 2010 at 6:12 am

“Our canoe was a thigh-fryer, an aluminum reflector oven.”~~The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History by Jonathan Franzen

Memoir of awkward adolesence.

Day 480 April 25 2010

In 5th line on April 25, 2010 at 3:10 pm

“Better brains than mine have puzzled over these questions, and perhaps if I had studied the philosophers I should know the answers.”~~Memoirs of a Midget by Walter De La Mare

A fictional memoir.

Day 479 April 24 2010

In 5th line on April 24, 2010 at 2:27 pm

“The Mercedes rolled along the asphalt as if it owned the road.”~~Nothing But Trouble by Rachel Gibson

Wanna-be starlet Chelsea leaves Hollywood to be a personal assistant for washed-up hockey star Mark. Will she be able to resist his charm or will she send him to the penalty box? Fun – and hot! – reading.

Day 478 April 23 2010

In 5th line on April 23, 2010 at 6:47 am

“You scared the crap outta me!”~~The Break-Up Diet by Annette Fix

May gal pal Annette will take you on a hilarious journey about not settling for anyone but Prince Charming.

And, happy birthday, William Shakespeare!

Day 477 April 22 2010

In 5th line on April 22, 2010 at 6:42 am

“‘He’ll die anyhow,” said the cinder expert, beating a rolling tattoo on the battered barrel.”~~All the Strange Hours: The Excavation of a Life by Loren Eiseley

A Nebraska author.

Day 476 April 21 2010

In 5th line on April 21, 2010 at 6:38 am

“Linda is amazed, her eyes huge; at her house, she says, one of these pies is cut into slices and divided for everyone in the family.”~~Firebird: A Memoir by Mark Doty