Sue H. (garagesalejunkie) - Reviews

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10,000 Garden Questions Answered by 20 Experts
10,000 Garden Questions Answered by 20 Experts
Author: Marjorie J. Dietz
Book Type: Unknown Binding
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/12/2008
Helpful Score: 2


Over 700 pages!!! Besides an index, there are 9 Sections:

*Soils and Fertilizers
*Planning and Landscaping
*Ornamental Plants and Their Culture
*Trees, Shrubs, and Vines
*Bulbs, Tubers, and Corms
*Roses
*Perennials
*Annuals and Biennials
*Lawns and Turf Areas

This is a great gardening reference book to have on hand; even though it's "old". Good gardening information never seems to go out of style!

Even long-time gardeners will learn something from this book!


365 Day Devotional Commentary (Home Bible Study Library)
Review Date: 2/9/2012


Best devotional commentary that I own!!!


365 Ways to Prepare for Christmas
365 Ways to Prepare for Christmas
Author: David E. Monn
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/22/2012


This is a delightful book! One of the things that I realy like is that it's got a nice binder so that when you are trying one of the recipes, it stays open!!! A definite plus! It even has an index at the back!


500 Questions and Answers About the Bible
Review Date: 3/6/2008


We all have questions about the Bible. Here 500 questions are answered in words simple enough that a child probably 10 or older, as well as adults, can read and understand.

Divided into three sections:
Old Testament
New Teatament
Index

Most pages has drawings for additional understanding. There are 189 pages.

This book will probably be "a keeper"!


Alfred's Basic Guitar Method (Complete, Books 1 - 3)
Review Date: 8/5/2007


Covers all the lessons in books 1-3. "The complete edition of the most popular method for learning how to play. For individual or class instruction." Smoke-free home.


Alfred's Basic Piano Library: Prep Course Lesson Book Level B
Review Date: 2/23/2010


Geared towards children learning the piano. Recommend this book. Besides tunes to learn to play; it also has "teaching moments".


Arrowpoint (Tyler, Bk 7)
Arrowpoint (Tyler, Bk 7)
Author: Suzanne Ellison
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/8/2007


The back cover says: "Welcome to Tyler The auction's at 2 o'clock. Tyler's annual crafts fair is in full swing. This year the theme is Native American art. Stroll among the tables and admire the handiwork of America's favorite hometown.

Each book set in Tyler is a self-contained story; together, they stitch the fabric of a community.

Torn between two culturs Michael Youngthunder is a successful businesman. But he remians tormented by the Winnebago heritage he cannot leave behind...

Is there a place in his heart for her? Renata Meyer loves Michael, but he comes from a world she knows nothing about. And Michael seems unable--or unwilling--to help her bridge the gap."


The Art of Contemporary Travis Picking: How to Play the Alternating Bass Fingerpicking Style (Bk  CD) (BkCass)
Review Date: 8/5/2007


"Learn the alternating-bass fingerpicking style used by such great players as:
Paul simon
James Taylor
Dan Fogelberg
Leo Kottke
John Renbourn
Michael Hedges

Includes 14 songs, instructional and performance CD, and comprehensive list of alternating-bass pieces."

Smoke-free home.


The Baby Bond (Love Inspired, No 492)
The Baby Bond (Love Inspired, No 492)
Author: Linda Goodnight
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/22/2010


Really cute book that I think you'll like! Firemen stories are very popular and make for good story lines. Good book!


Baby, Come Back (Treasured Tales II) (Loveswept, No 661)
Baby, Come Back (Treasured Tales II) (Loveswept, No 661)
Author: Billie Green
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 2/18/2008


The back cover says:

David: A shattered hero who'd returned to claim his beloved...

Even he wasn't sure how he'd survived, but David Moore was finally free after six years in capitivity...a lonely man whose face and voice were unrecognizable as those of the husband and father who'd been declared dead. Only his dreams of sweet, vulnerable Kathy and his baby son Ben had kept him going, but now that he'd come back, David wasn't sure there'd be any room in their new lives for him.

Ruggedly masculine, and definitely untamed...

Kate Moore had never given up hoping for a miracle to bring her husband back--but raising a child alone had forced her to grow up, transformed her into a strong, sure woman. Men had pursued her but never tempted her to risk loving again...until the enigmatic handyman who'd befriended her son gazed at her with fierce intensity. Could he somehow hold the secret to her shuttered heart?"


A Baby of Her Own (9 Months Later) (Harlequin Superromance, No 1083)
A Baby of Her Own (9 Months Later) (Harlequin Superromance, No 1083)
Author: Brenda Novak
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 8/19/2008
Helpful Score: 1


"With the arrival of her thirtieth birthday and with her best friend's plans to move, Delaney Lawson longs to fill the empty places of her life and her heart with a child of her own. Acting completely out of character and swept away by her impetuous best friend's encouragement, Delaney and Rebecca drive to Boise to find a man. Never mind Delaney's virginity; one night of naughtiness will fill more important needs.
Connor Armstrong noticed the women the moment they entered the bar. The woman he comes to know as Delaney wears a sinful dress that completely contrasts her attitude. Connor has vowed to give up his dissolute life, but Delaney proves to be temptation he cannot refuse. Their night together is magic, but when Connor says that he wants to see her again Delaney escapes without leaving behind a trace of her identity.

Three weeks later, the test strip turns pink and reality sets in. Delaney's foolish plan was successful, but the consequences are much greater than she expected. Worse, Connor has moved to town to take over his grandfather's ranch. And when he tracks Delaney down and learns of the pregnancy, Connor makes it clear that he will not simply walk away. It seems impossible that Connor can overcomes his feelings of betrayal, or Delaney her feelings of guilt, especially as events spiral completely out of control for both of them.

Friendship, family, and offbeat personalities sparkle in A BABY OF HER OWN. Brenda Novak once again displays her dazzling gift for creating characters we believe in, who make us react whether it be with a laugh or a tear, resulting in both vivid drama and entrancing tenderness. On one hand, Delaney struggles with the tick of her biological clock, a desire to be loved, and her wish for a child. On the other hand, Conner's own need for family and an opportunity to prove himself compliments Delaney's personality perfectly, but the struggle to prove his sincerity to both her and his grandfather pushes him to the limit. In addition, Rebecca carves her own place in readers' hearts with her purple hair and brash attitude that conceals a heart of gold, causing readers to eagerly look forward to her tale next year. Delaney's loving but meddlesome family and small town likewise spring to live with a charm that all big city dweller occasionally long for." recommended."


Backpack Books: Bible Heroines
Backpack Books: Bible Heroines
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 5/21/2011


Part of the back cover states: "Meet 4 great heroines of the Bible! What makes a heroine? A combination of good qualities--like love for God and obedience to His Word. You'll be fascinated by the stories of these Bible Heroines:

Deborah led the nation of Isreal thourgh dangerous times, but she always knew what to do--because God always gave her direction.

Ruth made a promise she woudn't break--and her commitment and love remind us of God's care for His people.

Esther had the God-given beauty to become queen--and the courage to save her people, the Jews, from an evil official's murderous plot.

Mary had the greatest assignment of all time--to give birth ot the Son of God, Jesus Christ. Her obedience would be tested, though, to see Him die on a cross!

Four great Bible heroiens, one great book. Takle their exciting stories with you--and remember that, with God's help, you can do great things, too!"


Backyard Composting: Your Complete Guide to Recycling Yard Clippings
Backyard Composting: Your Complete Guide to Recycling Yard Clippings
Author: John Roulac
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/12/2008
Helpful Score: 2


The back cover says:

"An easy step-by-step guide to successful composting. Spend five minutes a week and:
*Save $$ by fertilizing and watering less
*Grow healthier and stronger plants
*Stop overloading our landfills

Learn how easy it is to:

START. Discusses all types of composting bins and how to build your own bin from scrap materials.

MAINTAIN. Includes easy-to-make "hot recipes", time-saving tips and a troubleshooting chart.

USE. Save money by making your own free fertilizer at home from leaves, grass, and kitchen scraps. Compost feeds your soil and reduces plant water reqirements..."


Baedeker's Paris
Baedeker's Paris
Author: Jarrold Baedeker, Jarrold Baedeker
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 9/29/2010


Recommended if you are traveling to Paris!

"Features full-color photographs, maps, and floor plans throughout.

A to Z coverage of major sights and attractions, cross referenced to a large fold-out street map.

An introduction to the city, its history, population, and culture.

Practical information about: currency, events, hotels, restaurants, shopping, transportation, and other tourist information.

Includes large fold-out street map."


Be Happy You Are Loved
Be Happy You Are Loved
Author: Robert Schuller
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 1/26/2008


"Love--the key to giving and receiving happiness. Many people today are afraid of love, afraid to love, misunderstanding its very nature. How can we give and receive love? Where does love come from? In his most uplifting book yet, Dr. Robert H. Schuller, (Hour of Power t.v. Pastor before he retired) shows us that finding and giving love is no mystery, and is certainly nothing to fear. He maps out a journey which can set one on the road to love...to God's love... to self-love... and to a life of success, happiness and fullfillment.... Everyone can find a new hope in knowing that someone, somewhere is waiting to give you encouragement and liberate you with their love. You can be happy, if you know you are loved!"


Beautician Gets Million - Dollar Tip ! (Silhouette Special Edition, No1589)
Review Date: 2/18/2008


A 5 star rating, so you know this book is good!!!

The back cover says: "Breaking news... The death of Edwin Searle has turned this town upside down. That grumpy old man was secretly a millionaire! And the surprises don't end there: he left his millions to three women who weren't even family--including hairstylist Valerie Blunt.

It's a lucky thing Val has inherited that money, since the new fire marshal, Ian Keene, has insited that she bring her salon up to code, no matter what the cost. Sparks fly between the two, but she has to wonder whether it's her, or the not-so wonderful lagacy Edwin left, that's got him heated up. It's up to Ian to make her see that they're not playing with fire... they're playing for keeps..."


Beginner's guide to hydroponics;: Soilless gardening
Review Date: 2/7/2008


From the cover: "Beginner's Guide to Hydroponics is a fascinating introduction to soil-less gardening, which holds out vast promise for increased food production in the near future. There are many amateur gardeners and householders who would like to take up hydroponics, if they only knew how to set about it. Possibly they have heard or thought that soil-less gardening is rather complicated and requires highly specialized knowledge. This is very far from true, and in this book James Sholto Douglas proves that anyone can be a successful soil-less gardener. Detailed instructions and sound advice for for setting up any different types of hydroponic 'gardens' are given by the author, an internationally known expert in this field."


The Best Christmas Ever
The Best Christmas Ever
Author: Stella Bagwell
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/18/2011


Christmas stories are fun to read all year long!!!


The Best Gift (Love Inspired)
The Best Gift (Love Inspired)
Author: Irene Hannon
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/5/2010


Highly recommended book! It's stand alone; you don't have to read the others to read this.


The Best Home Businesses for the 90s
The Best Home Businesses for the 90s
Author: Sara Edwards, Paul Edwards
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 11/4/2009


These types of books are always fun to look through and most of the data never goes out of date. Even one tip could generate an idea that could lead to a business that you could launch! For that reason, it's worth reading; even though some of the figures, etc. may be out-of-date. There are 70 busiensses listed; only one needs to "grab you"!


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