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Archive for August, 2010|Monthly archive page

Day 608 August 31 2010

In 5th line on August 31, 2010 at 7:07 am

“Father Bishop, in the Judge’s view, was on the wrong side of every fight.“The Emperor of Ocean Park by Stephen L. Carter

Mystery and intrigue following the death of a well-known Judge.

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Day 607 August 30 2010

In 5th line on August 30, 2010 at 7:03 am

“Blond as a Swede, brown eyes I think – always dressed to the nines.”~~Those Who Hunt the Night by Barbara Hambly

Vampire drama

Day 606 August 29 2010

In 5th line on August 29, 2010 at 3:01 pm

“If I did, I wouldn’t discuss them here.”~~The Pigeon Project by Irving Wallace

What happens if every human could live to age 150? Find out!

Day 605 August 28 2010

In 5th line on August 28, 2010 at 7:45 am

 

“This made sense to them.”~~Bitch is the New Black: A Memoir by Helena Andrews

Andrews shares stories of growing up with a lesbian mother and what it means to be sexy, smart and Black in today’s society. The author, an Ivy League grad, has written for The New York Times, O Magazine, and Politico. BRILLIANT!

Day 604 August 27 2010

In 5th line on August 27, 2010 at 7:40 am

“Jaked wanted to take his time.”~~from the short story “Ellie and the Shoemaker” by Louisa Harte in the anthology Fairy Tale Lust: Erotic Fantasies For Women edited by Kristina Wright

Hot, fractured fairy tales. Devour this collection.

Day 603 August 26 2010

In 5th line on August 26, 2010 at 7:15 am

“The late hours.”~~Friendship Cake by Lynne Hinton

A group of church ladies assemble the church cookbook and discover a lot about each other.

Day 602 August 25 2010

In 5th line on August 25, 2010 at 7:10 am

” ‘You are.’ “~~Shadow of the Giant by Orson Scott Card

The giant, Bean, wants to build a home with his wife Petra, but enemies and obstacles stand in his way.

Day 601 August 24 2010

In 5th line on August 24, 2010 at 7:03 am

“The college president, who sided with the Birmingham forces, did not appreciate a Mobile librarian tampering with mail.” ~~Ponzi’s Scheme: The True Story of a Financial Legend by Mitchell Zuckoff

Charles Ponzi schemes a small con game that turns into a two million dollar a week business.

 

Day 600 August 23 2010

In 5th line on August 23, 2010 at 6:55 am

“Vain fear!”~~Epitaph of a Small Winner by Joaquim Machado de Assis

the memoir of Bras Cubas, a well-to-do Brazilian who died of pnuemonia in 1869. Witty.

Day 599 August 22 2010

In 5th line on August 22, 2010 at 6:49 am

“The central idea is that the past is a different reality from the future.”~~Memoirs: A Twentieth-Century Journey in Science and Politics by Edward Teller and Judith Shoolery

The man who built the hydrogen bomb tells his story.