Lucky 7: Flower Confidential

November 30, 2012 • No Comments “This book is as lush as the flowers it describes.” – Publishers Weekly Flowers can say everything from “get well” to “I love you” to “I’m sorry.”  But they are also a multi-million dollar business. Amy…


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Lucky 7: Bloodsworth

No Comments November 30, 2012 • No Comments “Bloodsworth, who became an advocate for abolishing the death penalty, deserves to be better known, and the battery of mistakes that led to his lethal jeopardy should disturb any fair-minded reader on either side of…


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Lucky 7: John Gardner

No Comments November 27, 2012 • No Comments John Gardner’s legendary life could have been the stuff of fiction, but it was true, all true. He perfected the now-almost-forgotten art of being a bad boy author. And Barry Silesky’s biography — John Gardner,…


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Lucky 7: On American Soil

No Comments November 21, 2012 • No Comments “Essential reading for anyone concerned about the delicate balance between national security and individual rights… as gripping as fiction.” — James Bradley, author of Flags of Our Fathers On American Soil by Jack Hamann blends an…


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Lucky 7 at the movies: Lincoln on War

No Comments November 16, 2012 • No Comments Four movies and seven scripts ago, our fathers brought forth… Oh wait, that’s not quite right.  Maybe we’re a little too excited for Steven Spielberg’s movie Lincoln starring Daniel Day-Lewis and out today, but it certainly…


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Lucky 7: Boone

1 Comment November 12, 2012 • 1 Comment “Robert Morgan’s lyric mountain language is equal to the epic sweep of history, to the grandeur of the land itself.” — Lee Smith, author of Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger The focus of our Lucky…


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Lucky 7: Election Day Texts with Notorious Victoria

No Comments November 6, 2012 • No Comments In the spirit of election day today, we’re voting for Notorious Victoria by Mary Gabriel.  This Lucky 7 book details the story of the first woman to run for president, Victoria Woodhull.  You can cast…


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Lucky 7 for November: The Stories behind the Stories

No Comments November 1, 2012 • No Comments The Stories behind the Stories Meet the people behind the icons, find the facts behind the legends, and discover forgotten stories you should know. These true tales turn out to be even more fascinating than…


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Lucky 7: 52 Loaves

No Comments September 25, 2012 • No Comments “The perfect loaf was not something I was going to create; it was something that I was going to find. It was already there, waiting to be discovered or baked, but I had to elevate…


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Lucky 7: Man with a Pan

1 Comment September 19, 2012 • 1 Comment Beloved chef Julia Child once said, “The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-heck attitude.”   This month’s Lucky 7  allows you to explore fearlessly your…