Archive for the ‘Romance’ Category

Hebrew Tutor of Bel-Air by Allan Appel – Dedication

In Books, Novels, Romance, Teen on February 8, 2011 at 3:28 pm

Today we’re visiting Will Smith’s old stomping ground. A 17-year-old compulsive gambler in 1963 Los Angeles travels to Will Smith’s hood to tutor 16-year-old Bat Mizvah trainee Bayla Adler. Chaos ensues –  it’s a matter of life and $20,000. Allan Apel dedicated The Hebrew Tutor of Bel-Air:

To the memory of my parents, Morris and Pearl Appel,

and my teacher Dr. David Lieber

Dr. David Leo Lieber, a rabbi, often advised his fellow scholars: “You can always tell someone to go to hell later.” He graduated from the College of the City of New York (magna cum laude) and served as President of the American Jewish University.

A Little Love Story by Roland Merullo – Dedication

In Books, Romance on November 13, 2010 at 12:28 pm

Roland Merullo dedicated A Little Love Story:

for Stephen Merullo

Stephen and Ken are the author’s brothers. Gerard X remains a mystery! Peter Grudin is a writer, as is Dean Crawford.

Ready or Not by Meg Cabot ~ Quotes

In Books, Romance, Teen on August 15, 2010 at 11:21 pm

Meg Cabot quoted Gwen Stefani and Margaret Mead in her teen novel Ready or Not:

After you make a fool of yourself a few hundred times, you learn what works - Gwen Stefani

The Falcon At The Portal by Elizabeth Peters

In Books, Mystery, Romance on April 28, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Dedicated to Ray. A thousand of every good and pure thing.

To Ray: A thousand of every good and pure thing…

– The Falcon At The Portal, 13th novel in the Amelia Peabody series by Elizabeth Peters