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Book Review: Down In Flames

on Tue, Sep 8, 2009 | By captivatedbybooks

Down In Flames by Ray Parker Action/Military ISBN: 978-0-9640924-3-3 Published: 2009 Pages: 157 Publisher: Mill City Press, Inc. Synopsis Sixteen million Americans served in World War II . . . This is one man’s incredible story. “War and captivity — life and death — fear and bravery. A remarkable true story of World War II that takes us along through the hell of aerial...

Book Review: Virgin River

on Sat, Sep 5, 2009 | By captivatedbybooks

Virgin River by Robyn Carr (Book 1) Romance ISBN: 978-0778324904 Published: April 1, 2007 Pages: 416 Publisher: Mira Synopsis Wanted: Midwife/nurse practitioner in Virgin River, population six hundred. Make a difference against the backdrop of towering California redwoods and crystal-clear rivers. Rent-free cabin included. When the recently widowed Melinda Monroe sees this...

Book Review: The Deliverer

on Fri, Sep 4, 2009 | By captivatedbybooks

The Deliverer by Linda Rios Brook Biblical Fiction ISBN: 978-1-59979-476-1 Published: 2009 Pages: 291 Publisher: Realms Synopsis Ancient language expert Samantha Yale returns to translate a new batch of scrolls written by the fallen angel from Lucifer’s Flood. Samantha Yale has taken on a daunting translation project. A set of scrolls, delivered by a man she knows nothing...

Book Review: Surrender Bay, A Nantucket Love Story

on Fri, Jul 17, 2009 | By captivatedbybooks

Surrender Bay, A Nantucket Love Story by Denise Hunter Christian Fiction ISBN: 978-1-59554-257-1 Published: 2007 Pages: 298 Publisher: Thomas Nelson Synopsis When Samantha Owen’s estranged stepfather dies, she inherits his cottage in Nantucket–a place she left years ago, never planning to return. As a single mom, Sam can’t afford to pass up on a financial windfall like...

Book Review: His Edge: Three Women, Three Mentors, One Plane

on Sat, Jul 4, 2009 | By captivatedbybooks

His Edge by Wayne Harding Fiction/Action ISBN: 978-1-4327-2534-1 Published: 2008 Pages: 260 Publisher: Outskirts Press Synopsis A semi-autobiographical fast track of a WWII Navy Ensign fighter pilot, turned civilian test pilot, whose Nemesis evil aircraft stalks him “as new kid on the block.” Three women love him for different reasons and three Believers guide him spiritually;...

Book Review: Tomato Rhapsody

on Thu, Jun 25, 2009 | By captivatedbybooks

Tomato Rhapsody by Adam Schell Fiction ISBN: 978-0-385-34333-6 Published: June 2009 Pages: 340 Publisher: Bantam Dell Books Synopsis A village in Tuscany is the setting for this joyous debut—a novel that defies all our expectations as it puts a fresh, clever, captivating spin on the age-old tale of forbidden love. Rich in literary delights, filled with spectacular wordplay,...

Book Review: Cornfield Heiress:A Memoir Of My Lives And Loves

on Wed, Jun 10, 2009 | By captivatedbybooks

Cornfield Heiress by Eee Memoir ISBN: 978-0-615-20931-9 Published: 2008 Pages: 230 Publisher: Heiress Publishing Synopsis Inspirational; Baby boomer Chic Lit; Travel across upper Midwest with the yet unproclaimed heiress as she descends upon northern Idaho to begin a teaching career and an ordinary life – soon to become anything but ordinary. Meet Michael the Marine...

Book Review: The Last Catholic In America

on Mon, Jun 1, 2009 | By captivatedbybooks

The Last Catholic In America by John R. Powers Fiction ISBN: 451-17614-6 Published: June 1993 Pages: 224 Publisher: Signet My Thoughts I came upon this book very randomly really. I was at my favorite local book store just skimming the isles over & over again, hoping something would catch my eye. All of a sudden bright and screaming I saw the word “Catholic” and picked...

Book Review: Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight

on Thu, May 21, 2009 | By captivatedbybooks

Health At Every Size by Linda Bacon PHD Nonfiction/Informational/Health ISBN: 978-1-933771-58-8 Published: 2008 Pages: 326 Publisher: Benbella Books About The Author She earned her doctorate in physiology, specializing in weight regulation, from the University of California, Davis. She also holds graduate degrees in psychology, specializing in eating disorders and body image,...

Book Review: Wagging Tales: Every Animal Has A Tale

on Mon, May 18, 2009 | By captivatedbybooks

Wagging Tales: Every Animal Has A Tale by Tim Link Animals/Metaphsical/Nonfiction ISBN: 978-1934572146 Published: May 2009 Pages: 199 Publisher: Emerald Book Company About The Author Tim Link is president & CEO of Link’s Wagging Tales, INC. and is a practicing animal communicator and Reiki energy healer for animals. He is also a featured expert on the Atlanta-Journal-Constitution’s...