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Busy People's Fast & Frugal Cookbook

Description from the book: You want to give your family nutritious, affordable, home-cooked meals, but who has time to cook? You do, if you cook the Busy People's way. The Busy People's Fast and Frugal Cookbook is just the thing for today's economy-minded meal makers. Each recipe in Busy People's Fast and Frugal Cookbook features: * seven or less easy-to-find ingredients * nutritional information * shopping lists * step-by-step meal preparation timelines Dawn Hall shows hone cooks how to prepare simple and fast food that's as healthy as it is easy on the budget. And she shows you how to get it on the table in 30 minutes or less. My take on this book selection: I was so happy to try this cookbook. I love to cook, and especially love to save time and money. This cookbook was great to try my culinary feats. I made the Egg Drop Soup, and was impressed! Four ingredients and I was eating in less than 30 minutes! Fantastic!!!! I suggest all you home cooks gr

Teaser Tuesday

Hosted by: * Grab your current read. * Let the book fall open to a random page. * Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12. * You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from…that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given. * Please avoid spoilers! My Teaser: Except of course, being Uncle Bill, he went on at once to claim that the money was only part of the story. And that his business principles could still be applied to anyone starting out with two little coins. Page 401, Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella

My Name is Will by Jess Winfield

Description from the book: William Shakespeare Greenberg is not living up to his name. It's 1986, and instead of finishing his thesis on the Bard, this grad student is saying "yes" to drugs, bedding coeds, and delivering a giant psychedelic mushroom to a mysterious collector. Meanwhile, (or rather, back in 1582), would-be playwright William Shakespeare is an eighteen-year-old Latin teacher whose world is turned upside down when a stranger entrusts him with a sacred relic from Rome, drawing him into an underground network of Catholic dissidents. When the lives of Willie and William begin to eerily intertwine, their wild misadventures will shape not only the "Shakespeare" each is destined to become... but the course of history itself. My take on this book selection: First of all, I must warn you that this is an adult book. There are situations you may not want your teenager reading. This book was really great. I enjoyed how the author used both the old and

Donald James Parker

Donald James Parker , of Sword of the Spirit Publishing is a guest on the blog today. I have some Questions and Answers to share with all of you readers. All of his works are pictured below. As well as links to peruse, learn or purchase his works. Reforming the Potter's Clay Love Waits Homeless Like Me The Masterson Family Series: Angels of Interstate 29 The Bulldog Compact More Than Dust in the Wind All the Voices in the Wind All the Stillness of the Wind All the Fury of the Wind Q & A 1. Tell us a bit about yourself. --> I wrote my first book in 1980 but gave up writing in . . . drum roll . . . 1980. It seems that God wasn't ready for my retirement. In 2006, I had a dream experience where I thought I heard a voice telling me to write a book about evolution. I went right back to sleep, but in the morning I went to prayer and said "Lord, did you ask me to write a book about evolution last night?" As clear as a bell, a small still i