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When Robin Jones, owner of a failing florist, signs up for a book group, she's actually just looking to drum up business, and doesn't bother to read teh books. When a regular attendee, the college professor Luke Morley, catches her in the act, she is mortified--and a little intrigued. Luke comes to the flower shop the next day to buy flowers for his ex-girlfriend, and though they argue again, they can't keep their eyes off each other. Will their flirtation bloom? Or is this the last chapter in their relationship?Max Ozman is the deadliest spy you've never heard of. He's worked for more governments than the UN has members, and that's just on official business. But he's finally been caught in the ultimate double-cross while on a job for the Swiss. If his work is uncovered, it could lead to World War III. Has Ozman finally met his equal?From its invention by the Chinese thousands of years ago to its current decline in popularity, paper has undergone many changes. This book examines all the uses of paper and advances the argument that without paper, human civilization may have already collapsed. From the national Book Award for Nonfiction 1998 winner.No one hates August more than Detective Lyng. Her apartment doesn't have air conditioning, so she spends all her waking hours at One Police Plaza, when she's not at the movies, and always ends up on the hook for the city's weirdest cases. When a serial killer begins stalking the city's sous chefs, she realizes she'll be spending the month in the only place hotter than her apartment--professional kitchens. Will Lyng be able to catch the killer before the restaurants of Midtown all close for good, or will she pass out first?
Who is your favorite literary character?
Elizabeth Bennet, Pride and PrejudiceDr. Kay Scarpetta, Patricia Cornwell novelsKatniss Everdeen, The Hunger GamesRobert Langdon, The DaVinci CodeBridget Jones, Bridget Jones DiaryNick Carraway, The Great GatsbyI only like to read about real people and real times.Other:
If you could travel in time, which era would you visit?
Nowhere, I like the present just fine.I don't look back; the future is where I want to be.Ancient civilizationsVictorian England1940sOther:
Where is your favorite place to read?
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