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Book review: Louisa May Alcott's Christmas Treasury

    Some of the best reading of childhood comes from Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, Little Men and the following books. I fondly remember these books, which I frequently re-read as a child.  The movies were so pleasant, too!  If you haven't watched them with your little ones, they might be good ones for the holiday vacation.

What's your favorite Christmas or Hannukah movie or book?

What's your favorite movie or book to watch at the holidays?  There are so many to choose from these days!  For many years (read decades) my favorite was White Christmas.  I can quote the lines and sing all the songs.  Lately, though, I haven't watched every single year.  Time for a new favorite?  I'm open for suggestions!

Thriller review: You're next by Greg Hurwitz

     While reading this weekend, I actually found myself holding my breath. The challenge I've set myself recently is to try new authors, and one of the first I selected is best-selling thriller author Greg Hurwitz.  His newest publication is You're next,and the title might tell you just how intense the tension and terror are throughout. Michael Wingate was abandoned at age 4, grew up in a foster home, always looking for his dad to come back.

Cookbook review: Bobby Flay's Bar Americain Cookbook

    I made a pretty basic mistake with Bobby Flay's Bar Americain Cookbook--I started looking it over right around lunchtime. By the time my coworker got back from his lunch break, I was seriously wanting to gnaw the book. It looks that good.

100 new scientific discoveries from Time Books

    Jurassic Park is becoming more and more possible, as scientists around the world work on bringing back extinct creatures.  This is just one example of the fascinating ideas in the new 100 new scientific discoveries.

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