Kirsten W. (wardbunch) - Reviews

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Absolutely Normal Chaos
Absolutely Normal Chaos
Author: Sharon Creech
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 6
Review Date: 8/28/2006


Loved this book!!!


The Actual : A Novella
The Actual : A Novella
Author: Saul Bellow
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 7
Review Date: 8/11/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Thought provokingly written love story between two very unlikely individuals: a genius with trivia and a lower-class interior designer. The prose was very tightly written and beautiful to read. Reading it in one sitting would be ideal.


After and Before the Lightning (Sun Tracks, Vol 28)
After and Before the Lightning (Sun Tracks, Vol 28)
Author: Simon J. Ortiz
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 0.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 8/9/2006


I did not enjoy this book at all. Too dreamy and hard to follow.


After This
After This
Author: Alice McDermott
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 46
Review Date: 7/27/2007


Lovingly written....scrumptious to read.


Amagansett
Amagansett
Author: Mark Mills
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 67
Review Date: 5/23/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Loved it.


America Day by Day
America Day by Day
Author: Simone De Beauvoir
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 8/11/2006


Wonderful travel journal froma four month tour of the United States in 1948. Simone de Beauvoir has some very direct and forceful descriptions of racism, intellectual life and life in general in the United States.


Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, Bk 1)
Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, Bk 1)
Author: Dan Brown
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 349
Review Date: 8/11/2006


Light Summer Reading fun.


Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, Bk 1)
Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, Bk 1)
Author: Eoin Colfer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 317
Review Date: 6/6/2007


Wonderfully fun for boys. My son and I really enjoyed the plot twists!!


Babi Yar
Babi Yar
Author: Kuznetsov
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 8/9/2006


Great book about living in a war zone during the World Wars in Europe.


Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey into Bhutan
Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey into Bhutan
Author: Jamie Zeppa
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
 18
Review Date: 8/11/2006


A luscious description of what it was like for a Canadian ex-pat to move to the countryside of Bhutan. Thought provoking and eye-opening.


Blue Suburbia : Almost a Memoir
Blue Suburbia : Almost a Memoir
Author: Laurie Albanese
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 15
Review Date: 6/3/2007


Lovely "almost a memoir." If you liked "Unraveled" you will love this one...and it is a very quick read.


The Bookseller of Kabul
The Bookseller of Kabul
Author: Asne Seierstad, Ingrid Christophersen (Translator)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 299
Review Date: 4/16/2007
Helpful Score: 4


Not bad for an updated view of Afgan society, but I found it heavily filtered through Western eyes.


The Breaker
The Breaker
Author: Minette Walters
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 7
Review Date: 9/1/2006


Lovely little murder mystery. Beautifully written.


Brick Lane
Brick Lane
Author: Monica Ali
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 177
Review Date: 11/5/2006
Helpful Score: 2


Slow going, but worthy reading. I enjoyed the cultural aspect of a Bengali Muslim immigrant in London.


The Brief History of the Dead
The Brief History of the Dead
Author: Kevin Brockmeier
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 99
Review Date: 3/16/2007
Helpful Score: 1


A bit hard to follow at times, but very interesting subject matter. Worth the read.


Cesar's Way : The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems
Review Date: 8/18/2006
Helpful Score: 2


This book is just what my very troubled rescue Sharpei/German Shepard needed to get back to "mental health." It was GREAT!!


The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tale of Troy
Review Date: 8/11/2006


Very accessible and readable version for the kids. Mine enjoyed hearing the tales.


City of Light
City of Light
Author: Lauren Belfer
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 11
Review Date: 8/11/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Beautifully engaging debut historical novel staged in Niagra, New York at the eve of the electrical age. Myster, romance and history are interwoven to tell this beautiful tale.


The Craggy Hole in My Heart and the Cat Who Fixed It : Over the Edge and Back with My Dad, My Cat, and Me
Review Date: 8/11/2007


Just delicious.


The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
Author: Twyla Tharp
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 9
Review Date: 1/21/2007


Wonderful!!


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