Clara Maynard's blog

White Blood-Soaked Flowers

Red ChrysanthemumLaura Joh Rowland writes a fun series featuring Sano Ichiró, a samurai in ancient Japan. Rowland lives in New Orleans so she’s somewhat a local author. The first book is Shinjú and the most recent, the eleventh, is

Become buff and healthy!

Austin firefighter, and former professional tri athlete, Rip Esselstyn, offers a diet for those looking to lower their cholesterol. In The Engine 2 Diet he advocates switching to a vegan diet low in fat and sugar. It’s definitely not a diet for everyone, but I enjoyed it because I was interested in lowering my cholesterol. He provides a lot of medical information, tips on what to buy at the store, and lots of recipes that look good. I may still have some fat and sugar once in a while, but his enthusiasm for eating healthy won me over. There's lot of information on http://www.theengine2diet.com/.

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Peter and the Wolf

Ipeter and the wolff you remember this from your childhood,

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Lions, Tigers and Murder!

Next Kill-This mystery is somewhat predictable, but fun. The behind the scenes look at zoo operation is interesting. The story relates the dedication of zoo staff, and the amount of work involved. All in all, it’s a fun read....

Melusine, City of Magic

Melusine is the first entry in Sarah Monette's inventive, and unique series about Felix, a powerful but tortured magician, and Mildmay, a cat burglar and assassin....

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