Fix It And Enjoy It

Fix It And Enjoy It Cookbook

By Phyllis Pellman Good Fix It And Enjoy It Cookbook : Many cookbooks these days are long on dazzle and flash, and short on good recipes that we can instantly trust and love. New York Times best-selling author Phyllis Pellman Good gives us recipes that include ingredients we already have on hand or can easily buy-recipes that are easy, foolproof and will make our families smile. Good’s series of slow-cooker cookbooks, “Fix-It and Forget-It,” sold more than 6 million copies! Now, her new “Fix-It and Enjoy-It! Cookbook” (Good Books, $15.95) offers readers even more tried-and-true, welcome-home recipes for stovetop and […]

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The Lion The Witch The Wardrobe

The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe

By C.S. Lewis The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe : It has taken me decades – literally – to finally pick up another C.S. Lewis book and read it. In high school I read Lewis’ book, “That Hideous Strength” and completely missed Lewis’ message. One decade later I read Lewis’ “Mere Christianity” and fully understood what Lewis was saying. With The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, part of C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia series, the gospel message is clearly made evident in an allegorical/mystical style. Lewis used the Narnia series to explain Christ’s love for humankind to children, […]

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The Island Off Stony Point

The Island Off Stony Point

By Regis Schilken The Island Off Stony Point : Keith Sinteris and his wife Malena (the brains of the operation) hire three skilled accomplices (Stony, Bartolo and Duane) to kidnap three hostages from a monastery along with the holy tabernacle containing consecrated “bread”. For all her planning, Malena had no way of knowing just how awry the hostage taking could go. Detective Jessica Harding and FBI Agent Rob Dexter are on the case. Strong willed and quick witted, Jessica puts the FBI agent in his place from the moment the two were introduced. Intrigued, Rob cannot get her out of […]

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The Bottomless Well

The Bottomless Well

By Peter Huber And Mark P. Mills The Bottomless Well: The Twilight of Fuel, the Virtue of Waste, and Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy : For anyone who has any interest in energy, its cost, future and the political debate over this precious resource- The Bottomless Well is a must read. This book is an intriguing insight to the other side of what most of us have been led to believe on the environmentalist monopoly of the subject. The Bottomless Well makes the case that most of the things we think we know are mostly myths- because […]

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You The Smart Patient

YOU The Smart Patient

By Dr. Michael F. Roizen YOU: The Smart Patient: An Insider’s Handbook for Getting the Best Treatment. Take it from those in the know-two of America’s best-known doctors and the Joint Commission, watchdog for quality and safety of health care in America-there are steps you can take to make sure you get the very best medical treatment possible. Dr. Michael F. Roizen is a practicing anesthesiologist at the Cleveland Clinic and founder of RealAge.com. Dr. Mehmet C. Oz is a practicing cardiothoracic surgeon at New York Presbyterian/Columbia Medical Center. Together, these doctors have joined with Joint Commission Resources to create […]

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Fabulous After 50

Fabulous After 50

By Judy Steinberg And Raechel Donahue Fabulous After Fifty: And Sexy at Sixty! For women in this day and age, hitting 50 doesn’t automatically call for breaking out the knitting needles. Today’s mature woman has the verve and style of a much younger person, yet she emanates the power and wisdom that can only come with those extra years. While life may not exactly begin at 50, it doesn’t have to lose speed either. Women wanting to keep their lives glamorous, confident, sexy and successful can find a bonanza of experience and advice in “Fabulous After 50: And Sexy at […]

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Fictoids

Fictoids

Fictoids: Short Fiction…Very Short While truth may be stranger than fiction, a fictoid is definitely funnier than a factoid, says the author of an hysterical new book. What exactly is a fictoid? A fictoid is a bit of fictional history making a statement or telling a story in one sentence. “A typical fictoid tells who did what, when and where,” says Bill Dutcher, author of “Fictoids: Short Fiction…Very Short” . Neither historically accurate nor politically correct, the book takes a random walk through cultural history from 1220 B.C. to 2004. Readers can learn who invented self-storage and who invented both […]

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