Rebecca K. - Reviews

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Absence of Malice
Absence of Malice
Author: Kerry Stewart
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/25/2007
Helpful Score: 2


A novel about the power and responsibility of modern-day media, this is the book from which the great movie starring Paul Newman and Sally Fields was made. It's a fascinating, thought-provoking story!


American Oblique: Writing About the American Experience
Review Date: 5/20/2006


Fine collection of writing with discussion questions, exercises, and writing tips.


Animal Farm
Animal Farm
Author: George Orwell
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/25/2007


A masterpiece of satire on power's dangers; speaks nore today, perhaps, than ever.


As We Are Now
As We Are Now
Author: May Sarton
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/20/2006
Helpful Score: 4


Brilliant novel on aging, indignation, wisdom. Fine writing.


The Awakening and Selected Stories of Kate Chopin
The Awakening and Selected Stories of Kate Chopin
Author: Kate Chopin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/20/2006


Truly a classic of American Literature. A ground-breaking novel of its day that still speaks volumes.


Being a Minor Writer
Being a Minor Writer
Author: Gail Gilliland
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/20/2006


For aspiring writers, this is a source of wisdom, comfort, inspiration, and satisfaction. Insightful and beautifully written.


The Body Code : A Personal Wellness And Weight Loss Plan At The World Famous Green Valley Spa
Review Date: 3/25/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Jay Cooper's Green Valley Spa program and diets - all in a book.


Canticle for Leibowitz
Canticle for Leibowitz
Author: Walter M. Miller, Jr.
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/7/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Fascinating, futuristic novel depicting the rebirth of humanity and society after the earth's devastation. The Library Journal calls it "exciting, imaginative," and "unconditionally recommended."


The Carpenter's Cloth: Christ's Journey to the Cross and Beyond
Review Date: 5/20/2006


Striking illustrations, a holy week journey, beautiful gift.


Dear Teacher
Dear Teacher
Author: Diana Lize
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/28/2007


A hilarious cartoon book for teachers. The book would be a great gift for teachers; it's entertaining and even provides some funny grammar lessons that COULD be used with students. Lots of laughs.


Desiring God : Meditations of a Christian Hedonist
Desiring God : Meditations of a Christian Hedonist
Author: John Piper
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/20/2006


A call to celebrating the richness of life with God.


Holt Guide to Documentation and Writing in the Disciplines
Review Date: 5/20/2006


Good resource for students / academic writing reference book.


How to Write
How to Write
Author: Gertrude Stein
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/28/2007


Written in the famous Gertrude Stein's edgy, experimental style, this book thoughtfully, searchingly, humorously demonstrates what it preaches.


The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon
The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon
Author: David Elkind
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/11/2007
Helpful Score: 2


Every parent of newborns or young children NEEDS to read this GREAT book!


The Janson Directive (Janson, Bk 1)
The Janson Directive (Janson, Bk 1)
Author: Robert Ludlum
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/11/2007


A thrilling, engrossing read.


Living at High Noon: Reflections on the Dramas of Mid-Life
Living at High Noon: Reflections on the Dramas of Mid-Life
Author: Gordon MacDonald
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/25/2007


Outstanding insights and inspiration regarding living the years of our "middle age" from a Christian perspective.


Outrageous Joy
Review Date: 5/20/2006


Inspiration and humor for the Christian woman.


Ragtime
Ragtime
Author: E. L. Doctorow
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/11/2007


Fascinating! The original story upon which the musical is based.


Sanctuary
Sanctuary
Author: William Faulkner
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/20/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Truly amazing writing - Faulkner at his dark best.


Steps to Writing Well: A Concise Guide to Composition
Review Date: 5/20/2006


Great advice for those seeking to hone their writing skills.


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