Laura K. (txagclan) - Reviews

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Close Enough to Touch
Close Enough to Touch
Author: Richard Peck
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/26/2007


Matt Moran lost Dory, his first and only love. Now painful reminders of her make it impossible for him to hang around with her rich freinds. He's trapped holding on to the yesterday that was Dory and doesn't want to get out. That is, until he meets Margaret Chasen, who is a year older and captivating. She refuses to indulge in his self-pity. Will they ever become close enough to touch?


Conversations with Millionaires: What Millionaires Do to Get Rich, That You Never Learned About in School!
Review Date: 10/14/2005
Helpful Score: 2


I loved this book! Since it's an International Best Seller, it's clear I'm not alone. Excellent resource about how every day people have become happy, well-balanced and wealthy.


Indigo
Indigo
Author: Alice Hoffman
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/26/2007


Oak Grove is a dry, dusty town haunted by memories of a past flood. Everyone dreads the water-except two brothers, Trevor and Eli McGill. Nicknamed Trout and Eel for their darting and quickness and the thin webbing between their fingers and toes, the boy's dream of the farthest seas of a mysterious past they barely remember.
Martha Glimmer, the boys' fierce and loyal freind, has her own reasons to help them reach their hearts' desire. She is running away from her own memories-of her mother's death, of her father's grief, of the time before her heart was borken.
Little do Martha, Trout, and Eel know that running away will lead them on a journey back to their own, true natures...


Jane Eyre (Step into Classics)
Jane Eyre (Step into Classics)
Author: Charlotte Bronte
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/25/2007


Orphaned at an early age, Jane Eyre leads a lonely life until she finds a home at Thornfield Hall. Jane is happy at last -but something strange is going on at Thornfield. She hears eerie laughter at night, and a gostly woman roams the halls. Is someone trying to distroy Jane's new life? Love, mystery, and suspense- it's all here in... Jane Eyre


The Luckiest Girl
The Luckiest Girl
Author: Beverly Cleary
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/25/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Shelley feels as if she's living in fantasyland. She's spending the winter in California where flowers are blooming in November, oranges are growing on the trees, and the sun shines almost every day. Now the good-looking star of the basketball team is smiling at her and all the other girls are green with envey. Shelley feels like the luckiest girl in the world-as if she's been touched by magic. Now she's about to discover the magic of falling in love-and a whole lot more


Miracle at Camp Friendship
Miracle at Camp Friendship
Author: Sarah Hopewell
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/30/2005


This is a cute book with an adventure and a lesson about forgiveness and reconciliation. Good for late elementary age. Published by Accelerated Christian Education.


The Missing Horse Mystery (Nancy Drew, No 145)
The Missing Horse Mystery (Nancy Drew, No 145)
Author: Carolyn Keene
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/26/2007


Nancy's attending the Midwest Grand Prix Dressage Chapionships, where many of the world's best riders and finest horses compete. But more than blue ribbons are at stake. As Nancy quickly learns, these horses generate big money, turning a friendly competition into a very nastey business.

Discovering a fire in the stables, Nancy barly averts a terrible tragedy. But now she faces a new danger: a valuable horse has vanished, and it's up to Nancy to save it. She pursues the truth down a trail of greed, deception and sinister secrets... only to find herself in jeopardy!


Mistletoe Mystery
Mistletoe Mystery
Author: Carolyn Keene, Patrick Whelan
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 2/25/2007


Nancy's friend Bess has been hired by Special Effects,a River Hights company, to decorate Albemare's department store for the holidays.
When Bess discovers that her friend Ali Marie is now working at the store,she's thrilled-the two of them can have lunch and try on clothes for fun! But when some dresses are swiped, Ali is accused of stealing,and the party,s over.

Sure of her friend's innocence Bess calls in Nancy to help find the real thief. With all the suspects and misleading clues, Nancy and her friends are running in circles-and the holiday shopping rush isn't helping! Can they figure out the identity of a clothes-hungry kleptomaniac before the holiday season turns sour?


Murder in a Mill Town (Gilded Age, Bk 2)
Murder in a Mill Town (Gilded Age, Bk 2)
Author: P. B. Ryan
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/25/2007


The lowborn Fallons haven't come to the Hewitt household for a handout, they've come for help-the kind of help only Nell Sweeny can give. Thier wayward daughter, Bridget, is missing, and they don't know if she's gone off with her brute of a boyfriend or if she's met a bad end. Now, as Nell traces Bridget's path through the dangerous backally parts of town, she finds herslef caught in a scandalous scheme of lies and money, and what she knows may just be the death of her...


Mystery of the Windy Meadow (Happy Times Adventures)
Mystery of the Windy Meadow (Happy Times Adventures)
Author: Michael Pellowski, Ski Michaels
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/24/2006


Cute little mystery for early grades, enjoyed by younger children as a read-aloud book.


The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett, Tasha Tudor (Illustrator)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/25/2007


When orphaned Mary Lennoz, lonley and sad, comes to live at her uncle's big house on the Yorkshire moors, she finds it full of secrets. At night, she hears the sound of crying down one of the long corridors. Outside, she meets Dickson, a magical boy who can charm and talk to animals. Then, one day, with the help of a friendly robin, Mary discovers hte most mysterious wonder of all-a secret garden, walled and locked, which has been completely forgotten for years and years. Is everything in the garden dead, or can Mary bring it back to life?


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