Amy G. - Reviews

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A Beautiful MInd
A Beautiful MInd
Author: Sylvia Nasar
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Interesting; basis of the movie.


The Book of IF: questions for the games of life and love
Review Date: 2/27/2007


1,500 mostly interesting questions to ask of your friends, family, partners, and yourself. Leads to interesting discussions.


Breakwater (U.S. Marshall, Bk 5)
Breakwater (U.S. Marshall, Bk 5)
Author: Carla Neggers
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 271
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Well written, tense novel.


Death on the Downs (Fethering, Bk 2)
Death on the Downs (Fethering, Bk 2)
Author: Simon Brett
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 10
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Light, British mystery noverl


The Emperor of Ocean Park
The Emperor of Ocean Park
Author: Stephen L. Carter
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 55
Review Date: 2/27/2007


A mystery threads through the novel, but it's most interesting as a look at upper middle class black America and Ivy league academia.


Evidence of Things Unseen : A Novel
Evidence of Things Unseen : A Novel
Author: Marianne Wiggins
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Fantastic, long, engrossing book. Set in Tennessee between WW1 and WW 2, it has great characters and ties in historical events.


Fever
Fever
Author: Sean Rowe
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 7
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Thriller - tight and fast moving. Good read.


Fixer Chao
Fixer Chao
Author: Han Ong
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Novel of contemporary life in NYC, with a mystery of sorts intertwined.


Four Wings and A Prayer:  Caught in the Mystery of theMonarch Butterfly
Review Date: 2/27/2007


A very interesting discussion on what we now understand about the migration of the monarch butterfly, and the people and environments that impact its population and survival.


The Harmony Silk Factory
The Harmony Silk Factory
Author: Tash Aw
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 22
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Set in post-colonial Malaysia, it's a very well written, engrossing tale .


Hullabaloo In the Guava Orchard
Hullabaloo In the Guava Orchard
Author: Kiran Desai
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 6
Review Date: 2/27/2007
Helpful Score: 1


First novel by Kiran Desai - beautiful writing, loose flowing story.


If You Are Afraid of Heights
If You Are Afraid of Heights
Author: Raj Kamal Jha
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Good solid novel set in India - multiple threads tie into one conclusion. Good writing.


The Inheritance of Loss
The Inheritance of Loss
Author: Kiran Desai
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 316
Review Date: 2/27/2007


2006 Man Booker Prize winner. Indian diaspora - set in both India and NYC - very well written.


Into the Wild
Into the Wild
Author: Jon Krakauer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 1030
Review Date: 2/27/2007


An investigation into the disappearance and death of a young man in Alaska. Wonderful writing by Krakauer, as always


Ironweed
Ironweed
Author: William J. Kennedy
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 110
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Pulitzer Prize winning novel of Depression era survival.


July, July
July, July
Author: Tim O'Brien
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 9
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Great writing, very good story, funny.


Kafka On the Shore
Kafka On the Shore
Author: Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translator)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 15
Review Date: 3/8/2007
Helpful Score: 2


Excellent if strange.


Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal
Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal
Author: Rachel Naomi Remen
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 11
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Well written stories of a physician's life lessons learned from her patients.


The Last Time They Met
The Last Time They Met
Author: Anita Shreve
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 2/27/2007


Well written, typical of Shreve's style.


Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines: Patterns, Stories, Pictures, True Confessions, Tricky Bits, Whole New Worlds, and Familiar Ones, Too
Review Date: 10/6/2010


Beautful text, at least one pattern I have to try, so well worth the money. Well written and the patterns are intermediate level but clear.


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