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OMG! Cookbook

Hollis Ledbetter

Tate Publishing & Enterprises

127 E. Trade Center Terrace, Mustang, OK 73064

9781616639594, $22.99, www.tatepublishing.com

Lack of knowledge in cooking leads to ramen, and ramen leads to scurvy. "OMG! Cookbook: Oh My Gosh! I'm in College and I never Learned to Cook" is a straightforward guide to simple cooking and tips on getting by without ever learning the basics of cooking. Recipes range from classics to a tad more complex and include good kitchen wisdom. "OMG! Cookbook!" may be a worthy gift to a newly independent individual entering the can't rely on Mom world.

Corporacracy

Jerry Welch

Outskirts Press

10940 S Parker Road 515, Parker, CO 80134

9781432763060, $12.95, www.outskirtspress.com

The power of the rich seems stronger than ever. "Corporacracy" follows Jim Curry, a journalist who discovers that the corporations behind America have far more power than previously suspected and their power over the United State is crushing. Split between having a career and fighting the corruption, Curry must think quick or find himself crushed alongside the country. "Corporacracy" is a thoughtful novel that may be closer to reality than many truly want.

Wonders

Kevin Hollingsworth

Xlibris

1663 South Liberty Drive

Bloomington, IN 47403 5161

9781441588395, $15.99, www.xlibris.com

A bit of spirit is all one needs to brighten their day. "Wonders" is a collection of short wisdom and thought from Kevin Hollingsworth. With short blurbs making up the book, he hopes the simple wisdom will brighten the day. "Wonders" is a moving and simple read, worth considering.

Anyone's Love Story

Daniela Bayer

Privately Published

9781449927912, $9.99, www.gentleremedy.com

Love has a profound effect on our life. "Anyone's Love Story" is a collection of musings of a poetic like nature from Daniela Bayer, speaking with spirit and life throughout. With a certain wisdom that aims to empower the life and the soul, "Anyone's Love Story" is a strong pick for anyone looking for verse and soul to give them the strength to find their own love of the world.

My Journey to Know the Truth

Tony Kent

Outskirts Press

10940 S. Parker Road 515, Parker, CO 80134

1598000845, $19.95, www.outskirtspress.com

Finding the truth in one's life can always be quite the endeavor. "My Journey to Know the Truth" is a spiritual memoir of Tony Kent as he presents his own tale of coming back from a broken life. Through faith, he put it all together again, and shares his tale in hopes it will also inspire others to find their own faith to spur their life forward. "My Journey to Know the Truth" is worth considering for those seeking inspirational memoir.

The Indelible Heart

Marianne K. Martin

Bywater Books

PO Box 3671, Ann Arbor, MI 48106

9781932859775, $14.95, www.bywaterbooks.com

Hate can wreak much havoc on lives for years to come. "The Indelible Heart" follows Sharon Davis, drove into depression despite putting a man behind bars for a hate crime. Struggling to put her own life back together, the potential early release of a murderer doesn't improve the situation, as she is just starting to recover from her depression. With a chance to win back her love, "The Indelible Heart" is a moving lesbian romance, highly recommended.

The Ghosts of Watt O'Hugh

Steven S. Drachman

Privately Published

9780578085906, $14.00

As society leaps forward, not everyone gleefully goes with it. "The Ghosts of Watt O'Hugh" is a western of sorts of the fading era of the cowboy. Blending in elements of fantasy and time travel, the story follows a man through the plight of the Civil War veteran, potential television star, corrupt bankers, and prison as he looks for love and something else. "The Ghosts of Watt O'Hugh" is a humorous and fun adventure, recommended.

Margaret Lane

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Date:Sep 1, 2011
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