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Finding My Voice, by author and NPR host Diane Rehm, is the Everyone's Reading selection for 2009. Fans of her award-winning radio show are sure to enjoy her memoir, but others will also find it inspiring as she recounts numerous and often painful obstacles she's overcome in her personal and professional life.
If you like to collect various objects and then put them together to make something new, you might be a "found artist" in the making. Check out these books about found art and get started making your own handmade masterpiece.
Found Art Mosaics by Suzan Germond
Fabulous Jewelry from Found Objects by Marthe Le Van
Did you love the Chronicles of Narnia movies, but aren't quite ready for the books? Not to worry! Pick up one of these new beginning reader books based on the original Narnia series. The Chronicles of Narnia: This Is Narnia and The Chronicles of Narnia: Lucy's Journey offer plenty of excitement and action perfect for younger readers. Check one out today and begin your own adventure into the magical world of Narnia!
Not scared enough by global recession, terrorism, peanut butter, or nuclear war? Death from the Skies by Philip Plait will give you many new reasons to fear, every time you look up.
Plait covers topics such as asteroid impacts, solar flares, nearby supernovae, gamma ray bursts, black holes, and aliens. He concludes with inevitable scenarios; how the Sun will die, and the cold quiet that will end the Universe.
Doesn't it seem as if partisan bickering dominates politics and government these days? Are we so caught up in red state/blue state, liberal vs. conservative that perhaps we have lost sight of what is really important?
It's not quite as cold outside, but it still isn't a tropical paradise. If you wish you could escape the snow and slush, but can't afford a plane ticket, look on our new bookmark for a romance set on beaches, islands, and other hot spots.
If you know of a paintball field location or Website that is worth noting, leave a response so that others will know about it.
Leaving a comment saying "I'd like to play sometime" will also hopefully connect people with other locals who have this interest.
Parents – are you mystified by MySpace? Unsure of all the hype surrounding social networking?