Sunday, February 22, 2009

Book Club Selection - Keepsake

Keepsake by Tess Gerritsen is our book club pick for the month of March. Gerritsen is a writer who uses her background as a physician to write her thrillers. I have never read anything by this writer and since our members always choose really exciting books, I am really looking forward to this medical thriller.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Much Ado About Books 2009

It's time again for the annual literary fundraising event, Much Ado About Books in Jacksonville, Florida. Author Readings are free to the public. David Baldacci who wrote Divine Justice will be there. Steve Berry, a past visitor to our bookclub and to the local public library, will be there plus others.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Get Yourself a "Soulmate'

It's the week-end for love and romance but some of us have not found Mr. Wonderful. Last year I watched some episodes on the Bravo network of a third generation matchmaker who helps millionaires find their true love. I found the episodes very entertaining. On The View yesterday morning the matchmaker herself was a guest promoting her book Become Your Own Matchmaker. This must be for the poor woman who is not likely to travel in the same circles as a millionaire.




Also plugging his self help book for women was Steve Harvey, one of my favorite comedians. He was a guest on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show yesterday talking about the book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. I liked his presentation of the 90 day Rule. He says Ford requires 90 days of probation to get to know their employees, to see if they are worth keeping and so on. After the 90 days, the employees are entitled to benefits. He thinks women should do the same thing with men. His advice then is, Don't give men any benefits unless you have known them for at least 90 days. Furthermore, he says women should ask men early what their short term and long term plans are. Women should find out if men are just playing or if they are planning a future.

Friday, February 13, 2009

More of Find A Soulmate

There are more Valentine books. Take a look at the books highlighted in USA Today. One is titled The Soulmate Secret. You can manifest the love of your life using the ancient formula the Law of Attraction.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Jill Scott movie

Remember our book club selection from the series, The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency , by Alexander McCall Smith? Well, watch out for the movie version. Singer and actress, Jill Scott , will play the lead role of Mma Ramotswe.

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Freebie - ebook about President Obama

I was browsing through bukisa.com and came across information about this free ebook about President Obama. I have not downloaded it so I can't comment on the content but here is your chance for a freebie.

I am going to take some time to find out more about lulu.com's self publishing services. I may want to publish an ebook myself.

Monday, February 02, 2009

Freebie - ebooklet

Need some guidance on how to approach 2009? It's February but it's not too late to refocus. Dr Richard Shrapnel wants to guide you. Download his free booklet from Wilkinson Publishing.

Sunday, February 01, 2009

Freebie - Harlequin Ebooks

The Hey it's Free site has a link to Harlequin Celebrates. Harlequin is offering free ebooks. I don't know how long these free ebooks are for but if you love Harlequin novels, try them out and enjoy.