Jannell S. (sixkids) - Reviews

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Among Schoolchildren
Among Schoolchildren
Author: Tracy Kidder
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 16
Review Date: 11/1/2005


Mrs. Zajac teaches at Kelly School and is known as "mean." She battles against some of the worst social problems in society, acted out in the lives of "her" children.


An Honest Life (Love Inspired)
An Honest Life (Love Inspired)
Author: Dana Corbit
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 65
Review Date: 10/26/2005
Helpful Score: 2


An inspirational romance. Charity does not understand her attraction to the unsaved contractor working on her church building.


B is for Burglar (Kinsey Millhone, Bk 2)
B is for Burglar (Kinsey Millhone, Bk 2)
Author: Sue Grafton
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 458
Review Date: 8/30/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Kinsey Milhone thinks it will be a cinch to find wealthy, missing Elaine Bolt. Elaine's estranged sister needs her missing sibling to sign a legal document. Apparently Elaine has already left Santa Teresa for her yearly trip to Boca Raton. An odd houseguest there swears Elaine arrived and is off traveling. But if so, why hasn't anyone heard from her in several months?


The Bible Promise Book
The Bible Promise Book
Author: Toni Sortor
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 14
Review Date: 10/15/2005


Over 1000 promises from the Bible arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

Nearly new condition


Blink
Blink
Author: Ted Dekker
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 113
Review Date: 1/25/2007


Seth Borders has a world-high IQ. Then he gains an incredible power-the ability to see multiple potential futures. He uses this gift to save a beautiful Saudi Arabian princess...and himself.


The Boy's Tale (Sister Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Bk 5)
The Boy's Tale (Sister Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Bk 5)
Author: Margaret Frazer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 50
Review Date: 12/21/2005


If you like historical fiction set in early England, this series set in a priory will appeal to you. All books are great mysteries, well written and historically accurate. Dame Frevisse is a sharp sleuth and very likeable.


Breaking Point (Net Force, Bk 4)
Breaking Point (Net Force, Bk 4)
Author: Steve Perry, Steve Pieczenik, Tom Clancy
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 77
Review Date: 10/25/2005


Created by Tom Clancy, but not written by him. Still, these are popular books.


The Burglar in the Closet  (Bernie Rhodenbarr, Bk 2)
The Burglar in the Closet (Bernie Rhodenbarr, Bk 2)
Author: Lawrence Block
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 44
Review Date: 8/24/2006


Bernie Rhodenbarr is a burgular. His dentist knows it and wants a favor. As Bernie prowls the dentist's ex-wife's home, liberating her jewelry, he finds himself locked in her closet. Things go downhill from there.

A light read. Clever writing.


A Cat of a Different Color (Alice Nestleton, Bk 2)
A Cat of a Different Color (Alice Nestleton, Bk 2)
Author: Lydia Adamson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 38
Review Date: 11/5/2005
Helpful Score: 1


A series of mysteries for theater and cat buffs. A pretty good read.


Christmas on the Prairie (Four Romance Stories Full of Christmas Nastalgia)
Review Date: 1/25/2007


Four Christmas romance stories by four authors.


Cloud of Sparrows
Cloud of Sparrows
Author: Takashi Matsuoka
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 30
Review Date: 8/10/2006


Summarized from back cover: "The year is 1861. After two centuries of isolation , Japan has opened its doors to the West. A small group of missionaries has arrived to spread the word of God. A young nobleman has dreamt that his life will be saved by an outsider in the New Year...(When) the handsome lord meets an apparently reformed gunslinger and a woman in flight from her own destructive beauty-(it)sets the stage for a remarkable adventure."


Dawn on a Distant Shore (Wilderness, Bk 2)
Dawn on a Distant Shore (Wilderness, Bk 2)
Author: Sara Donati
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/21/2005


Donati is a great writer and has compelling stories and characters. I searced the library desperately for the next installment after finishing each book. Now I'm trying to fill out my own set to loan to others. Worth owning.


Death and the Princess (Perry Trethowan, Bk 2)
Death and the Princess (Perry Trethowan, Bk 2)
Author: Robert Barnard
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 19
Review Date: 3/26/2006


A Perry Trethowan mystery. Superintet. Trethowan is assigned to protect Princess Helena, a distant royal, who dips into social entertainments both unwise and potentially deadly.


Death at Daisy's Folly (Victorian-Edwardian Mystery, Bk 3)
Death at Daisy's Folly (Victorian-Edwardian Mystery, Bk 3)
Author: Robin Paige
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 81
Review Date: 3/26/2006


A Victorian mystery. Sir Charles Sheridan again meets American Kate Ardleigh at a weekend estate party. A murder occurs and Sir Charles and the talented and refreshing Kate are once more drawn together in solving the mystery, while being pushed apart by social normas and customs.


The Devil's Necklace (Necklace Trilogy, Bk 2)
The Devil's Necklace (Necklace Trilogy, Bk 2)
Author: Kat Martin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 233
Review Date: 10/26/2005


A woman is taken prisoner by British privateer Ethan Sharpe.


Don't Sweat the Small Stuff with Your Family
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff with Your Family
Author: Richard Carlson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 94
Review Date: 10/15/2005


New book


Down Among the Dead Men (Rafferty and Llewellyn, Bk 2)
Down Among the Dead Men (Rafferty and Llewellyn, Bk 2)
Author: Geraldine Evans
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 7
Review Date: 10/26/2005


Barbara Longman is found dead. Who did it. Some forensic work in the mystery unravelling.


The Face of a Stranger (William Monk, Bk 1)
The Face of a Stranger (William Monk, Bk 1)
Author: Anne Perry
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 8/24/2006
Helpful Score: 1


William Monk has lost his memory. Apparently he is a London police detective and he must solve the murder of a prominent citizen, while trying to recover just who he is.

Good story. Good writing.


Farm Journal's Best-Ever Cookies
Farm Journal's Best-Ever Cookies
Author: Patricia A. Ward
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/21/2005


Farm Journal is a midwest farm magazine. These cookie recipes are tried-and-true farm-wife-good recipes. A large book, big print.


Fluffys Happy Halloween
Fluffys Happy Halloween
Author: Kate McMullan, Mavis Smith
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 8/24/2006


A level 3 early reader book from Scholastic. Fluffy the class guinea pig needs a costume for Halloween. He has some Halloween adventures in 2 easy chapters.


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