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Ricochet

April 2nd, 2008

Author: p.m. terrellwww.pmterrell.com Reviewed By: Georgia Richardson What happens when you\’re at the wrong place, at the wrong time? Murder, mayhem, and a trail that is so full of high-voltage action there\’s no time to catch your breath. Ride with Shelia Carpenter, FBI Academy student, and her mentor, Steve Moran, as they ricochet from State to State uncovering America\’s worst nightmare; one of murder, identity theft, and terrorism. Shelia, the sole witness to attempted mass murder, accidentally discovers a cryptic note left by her Mother and against all odds, begins to... Read More

Falling in Love Again

April 2nd, 2008

Author: Monica Morris, PhDwww.monicabmorris.com Reviewed By: Melinda Cianos In this “mature woman\’s guide to finding romantic fulfillment” the reader finds a plethora of sound advice and information. Women embarking on the dating scene after either a divorce or the death of a loved-one will find this guide sensible, practical and enlightening—dispelling some of the fears that come with “getting back out there.” Dr. Morris answers questions dealing with online dating, future sexual relations, and everything in- between. She includes a chapter titled “Useful... Read More

The Queen of My Self: Stepping into Sovereignty in Midlife

April 2nd, 2008

Author: Donna Heneswww.thequeenofmyself.com Reviewed By: Lynn C. Tolson Donna Henes states that she has thirty years experience as an “urban shaman and contemporary ceremonialist” and that she was a “proud member of the pioneering Sixties Generation.” When she found herself lacking in role models to mentor her through middle age, Henes chose to use her own leadership abilities. She developed “The Queen” image for herself and her cohorts. In doing so, she created not only a royal attitude, but also a lifestyle guide. Henes has established an enriching experiential... Read More

Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road

March 31st, 2008

Author: Diana Estillhttp://dianaestill.com Reviewed By: Patti Hill Diana has the gift of seeing the stresses and strife of everyday life through the lens of humor. \’Driving\’ is laugh-out-loud hilarious. By opening the doors to her own family fun, crisis, accidents and chaos we are taken on a road trip through life. Crazy antics, life experiences and lessons of life are laced with humor. Laughing at her stories makes us chuckle at our own similar ones and allows us to realize they weren\’t as bad as we thought them to be. \’Driving\’ promises to bring cheer to... Read More

Gratitude Works: Open Your Heart to Love

March 31st, 2008

Author: Katherine Scherer and Eileen Bodohwww.gratitudeworks.com Reviewed By: Dotsie Bregel Gratitude Works: Open Your Heart to Love It\’s a new year. Time to make changes. I can\’t think of a better way to begin than to count your blessings and be grateful. May I suggest that you allow Katherine and Eileen to help you with your mission? Their book offers 365 opportunities to give thanks. You can read it from cover to cover as I did and feel an overwhelming recognition of how blessed you are, or you can read one reflection a day and focus on that particular blessing all day long.... Read More

LifeLines: A Collection of Works by Six Women

March 31st, 2008

Author: See Review for list of authorswww.lifelinesweb.com Reviewed By: Lynn C. Tolson Amy Landa, Linda Levitt, Missy Martin, Diane Amento Owens, Ann McCoole Rigby, Susan Tully LifeLines is a compilation of essays written by six women. Each author conveys her unique personality within a main text: women writing about the human condition in a perfectly female perspective. Each writer had another career besides that as daughter, wife, and mother, among them a teacher, astrologer, accountant, occupational therapist, public administrator, and mental health administrator. For these women, who met... Read More

Trust in the Wind

March 31st, 2008

Author: Vicki M. TaylorTrust in the Wind Reviewed By: Georgia Richardson Trust in the Wind- Chosing single motherhood in her teens, Joanne lost everything, including the support and love of her family. Pregnant and alone, she makes the decision to go forth with her life. She trust no one and firmly locks the door of her heart. She vowed to become independent, trust only the wind, and to never let love break down the barriers surrounding her heart. That is . . . until she met Roy. I finished reading Trust in the Wind and realized that once again Ms Taylor convinced me to “latched on”... Read More

that ridiculous blue sky

March 31st, 2008

Author: Monica B. Morriswww.monicabmorris.com/ Reviewed By: Patti Hill “that ridiculous blue sky” was an absolute pleasure to read! It proved to hold my interest from its opening pages. I found myself thinking about the latest twist while at work; I had to discipline myself to finish my tasks before returning to the developing plot. I thought I knew where the story was going, but was pleasantly surprised when it didn\’t! For any woman who thinks she needs romance to live, for any woman trying to find her way in a new world, for any woman who needs to laugh at her own insecurities,... Read More

The Smart Couple\’s Guide to the Wedding of Your Dreams

March 31st, 2008

Author: Judith Sherven, Ph. D & James Sniechowskwww.smartweddingcouples.com Reviewed By: Lynn C. Tolson As relationship trainers, motivational speakers, and workshop leaders, the authors of this book have credentials. Drs. Sherven & Sniechowski wrote Be Loved for Who You Really Are (St. Martin”s Press, 2003), The New Intimacy (Health Communications, 1997), and Opening to Love 365 Days a Year (Health Communications, 2000). Married since 1988, they also have the personal experience of marriage longevity in the difficult-to- navigate labyrinth of relationships. Their co-authored... Read More

Give Wings to Your Dreams

March 31st, 2008

Author: Lauren E. SullivanInspired Life Design Reviewed By: Georgia Richardson I want to say I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Going one step further, I\’ll add that I really don\’t believe it matters what stage of life you\’re experiencing, you\’ll find something within the pages of this book that resonates within. Ms Sullivan\’s book is warm, inviting, and almost like having your own personal life coach sitting across from you helping you to make sense of the chaos and showing you how to take charge of your broken dreams, encouraging you all the way. I felt a kinship... Read More