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Drop Dead Delicious: A Maggie and Odessa Mystery

Jill BrockBookSurge Publishing (2008)ISBN 9781439220344Reviewed by Tina Avon for RebeccasReads (12/08) Okay, I will admit it right off the bat! I am one of those people who fall in love with a book (partly) because of its cover.  So, of course, the first thing that hit me about the book Drop Dead Delicious was its …

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7 Minutes to Natural Pain Release

Daniel J. Benor, M.D.Elite Books (2008)ISBN 9781604150346Reviewed by Kam Aures for RebeccasReads (12/08) “Seven Minutes to Natural Pain Release” by Daniel J. Benor, M.D., details the self-healing method of WHEE.  The author himself developed this method combining elements from both EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique.)  Dr. Benor calls his …

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Messiah Interviews: Belonging to God

Jerry J. Pollock, Ph.D.Shechinah Third Temple, Inc. (2009)ISBN 9780981721200Reviewed by Kam Aures for RebeccasReads (9/08) “Messiah Interviews: Belonging to God” is an interesting mix of fact and fiction.  As stated in the Publisher’s note in the opening pages, “All of the first chapters, with the exception of the My Blue Heaven chapter in the Yesterday …

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Why? Answers to Life’s Most Important Question

Mandeep KheraAuthor House (2008)ISBN 9781438911977Reviewed by Kam Aures for RebeccasReads (11/08) Have you ever wondered why certain events occur?  What causes things to happen to certain people but not to others?  How is it that a young child can die in an airplane crash but a convicted murderer can live to a ripe, old age?  …

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Divine Justice

David BaldacciGrand Central Publishing (2008)ISBN 9780446195508Reviewed by Narayan Radhakrishnan for RebeccasReads.com (12/08) I am slowly turning into a David Baldacci fan… a fanatic of David Baldacci thrillers. Ever since I read “Absolute Power” (and later saw the movie starring Clint Eastwood and Gene Hackman) I have been in the habit of reading the novels of …

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On the Job: Behind the Stars of the Chicago Police Department

Daniel P. SmithLake Claremont Press (2008)ISBN 9781893121126Reviewed by Kam Aures for RebeccasReads (12/08) The author of “On the Job: Behind the Stars of the Chicago Police Department,” Daniel P. Smith, grew up in a Chicago Police family.  With two of his great uncles, two of his uncles, his father, and his brother all being members …

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Testimony: A Novel

Anita ShreveCumberland House Publishing (2008)ISBN 9780316059862Reviewed by Kam Aures for RebeccasReads (12/08) “Testimony” begins from the perspective of the headmaster of Avery Academy, Mike.  He has come into possession of a sex tape, a tape in which all four individuals involved are students at the academy.  The contents of the tape are very graphic and …

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Best Little Stories from the Life and Times of Winston Churchill

C. Brian KellyCumberland House Publishing (2008)ISBN 9781603420761Reviewed by Randy A. Lakin for RebeccasReads (12/08) If you are a Winston Churchill fan, or a history buff, this is one book you will not want to miss. C. Brian Kelly’s biography, “Best Little Stories from the Life and Times of Winston Churchill” is great.  I have long …

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The Good-to-Go Cookbook: Take-along Food, Quick Suppers, and Satisfying Snacks for On-The-Go Families

Kathleen Cannata HannaStorey Publishing (2008)ISBN 9781603420761Reviewed by Kam Aures for RebeccasReads (12/08) “The Good-to-Go Cookbook- Take-Along Food, Quick Suppers, and Satisfying Snacks for On-the-Go Families” is a fun cookbook that promotes eating homemade and gives easy and fast alternatives to frozen meals and fast food.  The book is divided up into ten different sections:  Fast …

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Jenny’s Dream: A Family’s Saga in Bear Lake, Idaho

Linda Weaver ClarkeAmerican Book Publishing Group (2008)ISBN 9781589824461Reviewed by Allison King for RebeccasReads (12/08) Linda Weaver Clarke has captured the essence of reaching for your dreams, no matter what happens to throw you off the path of getting there.   In “Jenny’s Dream,” the third book in “A Family Saga in Bear Lake, Idaho” series, eldest …

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