Donna and Don H. - Reviews

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Dog Eat Dog : A Very Human Book About Dogs and Dog Shows
Dog Eat Dog : A Very Human Book About Dogs and Dog Shows
Author: Jane Stern, Michael Stern
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 2/11/2007


A behind the scenes look at the subculture of the professional dog-show circuit.

This book will be enjoyed by all dog lovers.


Eat Cake
Eat Cake
Author: Jeanne Ray
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/11/2007
Helpful Score: 1


"Since childhood, Ruth found baking cakes to be a source of relief from stresses of life. Her life takes drastic change and it is up to her to have a plan to save her family.

Very entertaining and upbeat for a fast read.


Empire Falls
Empire Falls
Author: Richard Russo
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/11/2007


Miles Roby slings hamburgers at the Empire Grill for 20 years. What is keeping him there? Could be his bright daughter, soon-to-be ex-wife or Francine who owns everything in town. Francine believes she owns Miles as well.


The Extraordinary Mrs. R: A Friend Remembers Eleanor Roosevelt
Review Date: 2/11/2007


Very well written biography of Eleanor Roosevelt together with stories about people she knew and how she viewed the world.A


Girl With a Pearl Earring
Girl With a Pearl Earring
Author: Tracy Chevalier
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/11/2007


A major motion picture. Story of a young woman who inspired on of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings.

Enjoyed both the movie and the book.


Insight Guide to New Zealand (Serial)
Insight Guide to New Zealand (Serial)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/11/2007
Helpful Score: 1


A guidebook with impressive photographs and descriptions of New Zealand. It begins with a lively history and includes insight into lives and culture of the people.


The Kalahari Typing School for Men (No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Bk 4)
Review Date: 2/11/2007


Mma Precious Ramotswe is content with a well established business and many satisfied customers. She has a house, two adopted children and a fiance who will not set a date for their marriage. Also a rival detective agency has opened business in town. Precious has uncanny insight and a good heart.
Very entertaining and will keep your interest to the end.


Knitting Without Tears: Basic Techniques and Easy-to-Follow Directions for Garments to Fit All Sizes
Review Date: 1/7/2011
Helpful Score: 2


This book is a keeper. I will use it in my knitting reference library. The illustrations are easy to understand and will be useful as I learn new knitting methods.


Prime Time: How to Enjoy the Best Years of Your Life
Review Date: 2/11/2007


This book addresses the unique situations faced by older Americans. Loren Dunton shows how to make these the best years of your lives


The Rescue
The Rescue
Author: Nicholas Sparks
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/11/2007
Helpful Score: 2


A romantic page-turner. Volunteer fireman is used to taking heroic risks to save lives. However he can't bring himself to fall in love. Then, he meets a mother in a car crash and finds himself helping her look for her missing son.

A book full of love, loss and small-town life. Good read.


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