‘Among the Lesser Gods’ Reminds Us to Listen to Our Elders [REVIEW]

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Sometimes bad decisions take us to unexpected places. (Photo by Gene, Flickr)

Faced with a startling change in circumstances and a questionable future, a young woman takes a chance and accepts an unexpected opportunity that sends her to the Colorado mountains in Margo Catts’ debut novel, Among the Lesser Gods.  Read more of this post

Things Don’t Add Up In Lisa Scottoline’s ‘Most Wanted’ [REVIEW]

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She wanted a baby more than anything… and then she found out her sperm donor may be a killer.
(Photo by Ben O’Bryan, Flickr)

Christine and Marcus Nilsson tried to have a baby for years. After exhausting all options, they decide to use a sperm donor. Then, three months into the pregnancy, Christine sees a news report about a man who has raped several women… and the man looks remarkably like the photo of their donor. This impossible situation thus poses the question: what would you do if the biological father of your unborn child was a killer? New York Times bestselling novelist Lisa Scottoline tackles this tough topic in her suspenseful new novel, Most Wanted.  Read more of this post

Mortality Rate Among New Mothers Still Surprisingly High [VIDEO]

Did you know that every two minutes, a woman dies during childbirth due to complications? That rate totally shocked me! In today’s society where science seems to produce medical advancements almost daily, this number just seems far too high. And yet that is the statistic recently put out by Merck, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. Read more of this post