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The 10th Kingdom: Do You Believe in Magic?
The 10th Kingdom: Do You Believe in Magic?
Author: Kathryn Wesley
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/4/2005


An oversized paperback First Edition 2000 by Hallmark Books - The book was made into a TV movie and contains 16 pages of color photos.--- Welcome to the 10th Kingdom. Suppose you were on your way to work. Not a great job, just one that pays the bills. And suddenly, you are in the middle of a fantastic adventure and running for your life.


4th of July (Women's Murder Club, Bk 4)
4th of July (Women's Murder Club, Bk 4)
Author: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/14/2007


This a book club edition.


The 5th Horseman (Women's Murder Club, Bk 5)
The 5th Horseman (Women's Murder Club, Bk 5)
Author: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 590
Review Date: 2/10/2007


This is a book club edition.


The Amulet of Samarkand (Bartimaeus Trilogy, Bk 1)
The Amulet of Samarkand (Bartimaeus Trilogy, Bk 1)
Author: Jonathan Stroud
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/7/2006
Helpful Score: 1


It will make a good read for someone on the younger side. I just could not get into it.


Ash Staff (Ash Staff, Bk 1)
Ash Staff (Ash Staff, Bk 1)
Author: Paul R. Fisher
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 9/2/2005


The book's back cover says - The nights are darkening. Pesten is becoming a wilderness of ice and stone. Dragons and wolfmen ravage the land. With the death of Rhawn, Mole has become a leader before his time. With his band of fellow orphans, he must destroy the loathesome sorcerer Ammar - or the world will be doomed to everlasting winter.....It is a First Paperback Publication edition.


The Baker's Boy (Book of Words, Bk 1)
The Baker's Boy (Book of Words, Bk 1)
Author: J. V. Jones
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 100
Review Date: 10/12/2005


Warner Books 1996 Edition - J.V. Jones debut book of : The Book of Words Trilogy


Battlestar Galactica: The Adventure Begins (Bk 1)
Review Date: 10/12/2005


This is a Book Club Edition with - Good - Dust Jacket - No rips or tears.


BEST OF L S DE CAMP
BEST OF L S DE CAMP
Author: L. Sprague De Camp
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 9/4/2005


First Ballantine Books Edition 1978 ---- 18 tales by one of the original pulpsters of the 'Weird Tales' era. Classic Sci-Fi and Fantasy.


Brak vs. The Mark of the Demons
Brak vs. The Mark of the Demons
Author: John Jakes
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 9/2/2005


It's one of the original swashbuckling heroes of the Sword and Sorcery genre that was spawned by the tales of Conan the Barbarian. In this book Brak faces the beautiful and mysterious singing twins; of the fierce ruby-eyed warriors of Quaran and the dreadful mark of the Demons...and against their supernatural forces, his mighty sword is useless.


Brak vs. The Sorceress
Brak vs. The Sorceress
Author: John Jakes
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 1.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/2/2005


This is one of the original swashbuckling heroes of the Sword and Sorcery genre spawned by the tales of Conan the Barbarian. In this book Brak, on his journey to fabled Khurdistan, must first traverse the desolate territory of the Manworn - a land gripped by terror of things unknown and awful- a land ravaged by the evil of Nordica Fire-Hair, the beautiful, hypnotic sorceress whose occult experiments include human sacrifice. Good escapist reading.


Brian Piccolo - A Short Season
Brian Piccolo - A Short Season
Author: Jeannie Morris
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 9/28/2005


Dell Paperback - First Edition 1972 ----


Broca's Brain: Reflections on the Romance of Science
Broca's Brain: Reflections on the Romance of Science
Author: Carl Sagan
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 6
Review Date: 9/18/2005


THIS IS AN OVERSIZED PAPERBACK BOOK NOT A HARDBACK!


The Career Coach: Carol Kleiman's Inside Tips to Getting and Keeping the Job You Want
Review Date: 10/12/2005


Inside tips to getting and keeping the Job you want.


The Chaos Curse (Forgotten Realms : Cleric Quintet, Bk 5)
The Chaos Curse (Forgotten Realms : Cleric Quintet, Bk 5)
Author: R. A. Salvatore
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/4/2005


Cleric Quintet Book 5


Chasing the Dime
Chasing the Dime
Author: Michael Connelly
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/17/2005


The phone messages waiting for Henry Pierce are clearly not for him: Where is Lilly? This is her number! It's on the site. Pierce has just moved into a new apartment and the messages will not stop. Eventually he becomes the chief suspect in Lilly's disappearance and becomes involved in the fight of his life.....for his life......


Child of the Sun
Child of the Sun
Author: Lance Horner & Kyle Onstott
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 4/28/2006


It carries an October 1972 print date. Has a fantastic Frank Frazzetta cover painting.


A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Author: Charles Dickens
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/2/2005


This book also contains an account of Dicken's first reading of the 'Carol', and a biographical sketch. "Merry Christmas, Every one!"


A College of Magics (College of Magics, Bk 1)
A College of Magics (College of Magics, Bk 1)
Author: Caroline Stevermer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/4/2005
Helpful Score: 2


Faris Nallaneen is the heir to the small northern dukedom of Galazon; but until she reaches her majority, her despotic uncle rules with an iron hand. He has banished her to college, to keep her out of the country and out of his way. But little does he reckon on the specialty that is taught at the College of Greennlaw. That specialty is magic...and Faris shall prove to be an apt student indeed!


Commitment Hour
Commitment Hour
Author: James Alan Gardner, Stephen Hickman
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/4/2005


A book club edition 1998 by Avon Books. ----- In a town where you get to change your sex, someone is trying to change the status quo......you must decide what sex you want to be by the age of 20 --- by law. if you choose to be both you are outcast and can even be killed. Poses questions about the human condition....and dares to answer them.


Conan the Invincible (Conan, Bk 1)
Conan the Invincible (Conan, Bk 1)
Author: Marsh Jordan, Robert Jordan
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/21/2006


Second Printing - June 1982 - TOR Books --- Pursued by a blood crazed army, ensared by the wily and beautiful Red Hawk, the magnificent barbarian challenges the supremely evil necromancer Amanar, and is plunged into ultimate struggle with the darkest of demongods, the EATER OF SOULS. --- Robert Jordan writes the best Conan stories in my opinion.


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