A Plain Jane Gets Her Man.
Craig Rogers never considered himself a knight in shining armor. However, when Alisha Hoover overhears several of their co-workers discussing her slime chances of landing... More > a date for the company picnic, he feels compelled to ask her out. His attempt at chivalry quickly backfires. One date with the seemingly plain and shy Alisha forces him to rethink what makes a woman beautiful, sexy, and irresistible to the opposite sex.< Less
by Emma Hoover
"Monday. Oh satanic Monday. The Monday I despise. A day conquered by circling patterns of massive student bodies, massive student bodies consuming my soul.
Spanish gold walls... More > stared me in the face. With Amory to my side, I strolled casually down the school hallway. Hoping nobody would see me, I just wanted to vanish and blend with the orange paint. I had no love for crowded areas; not saying that I'm claustrophobic, actually it's quite the opposite. I just hate reality, people, noise; I live within my own world and refuse to come out. But, today, something made me want to blend in to be hidden from everything by way of surrounding myself. Something had its eye on me, I felt it...But nothing happened. All day, same as always."< Less
(Bantam Books 1991)
“Hoover’s characters double-deal their way through settings ranging from the Acropolis to the inside of a superplane that skims the edge of... More > space –- the ultimate in death-dealing. A secret agreement between the Russian military and the Yakuza, Japanese crime lords, threatens to shift the balance of world power.”< Less
“This action-crammed, historically factual novel . . . is a rousing read,
ably researched by Hoover”
Barbados and Jamaica 1648. The lush and deadly... More > Caribbean paradise, domain of rebels and slaveholders, of bawds and buccaneers. Colonists fight a wishful war for freedom against England.< Less
Melanie Hoover invites you to step away from the activities of your busy day and turn your heart to a recognition of the beloved Voice we have heard throughout our lives. Listening For His Voice is a... More > one-year daily devotional in prose and poetry.< Less
(Random House, 1977)
Zen History, Zen, Haiku, Ceramics, Archery, Landscape Garden, Stone Garden, Ink Landscape Scroll, Zen Architecture, Sword, Katana, No Theater, Noh Theater, Japanese Tea... More > Ceremony, Flower arranging, Ikebana, Zen Ceramic Art, Raku, Shino, Ryoanji-ji
The Center for Asian Studies
“Hoover provides an excellent introduction to the aesthetics of Japanese culture”
Kirkus Reviews< Less