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Brown Sugar (A Collection of Erotic Black Fiction)
Brown Sugar (A Collection of Erotic Black Fiction)
Author: Carol Taylor
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/8/2006


Silk sheets . .jazz playing softly in the background . .Brown Sugar brings together eighteen original stories by America's premier black authors to cover the full spectrum of black experience and identity as they reveal sexuality and sensuality.


Buckle Down Reading : Levels 9-12 (Virginia)
Buckle Down Reading : Levels 9-12 (Virginia)
Author: John Hanson, Karen Nichols
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/4/2007


This is an excellent book for reviewing the basics on the Virginia End of Course Reading SOL. I used it in the classroom.


Carnal Innocence
Carnal Innocence
Author: Nora Roberts
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/15/2007


Burned out by a whirlwind career, world-famous concert violinist Caroline Waverly goes home to Innocence, a little Southern town she hasn't seen since childhood. The peace she's looking for is hard to find, between a knife-wielding serial killer and charming skirt-chaser Tucker Longstreet--and they may just turn out to be one and the same.


Cat Quotations: A Collection of Lovable Cat Pictures and the Best Cat Quotes
Review Date: 12/10/2006


a cute little book for cat lovers . adorable illustrations. ..like new


Certain Things Last: The Selected Short Stories of Sherwood Anderson
Review Date: 1/30/2008
Helpful Score: 1


This is the best collection of Anderson's short fiction. Five of these are in print for the first time. They are Certain Things Last, Fred, The Red Dog, Mrs. Wife and The Masterpiece.


Charity Girl
Charity Girl
Author: Georgette Heyer
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 10/4/2007


This book is actually hardback, in good condition. I couldn't find an isbn for it. It's one of Heyer's best. The only reason i'm posting it, is that I have an extra copy.


Chesapeake Blue (The Chesapeake Bay, Bk 4)
Chesapeake Blue (The Chesapeake Bay, Bk 4)
Author: Nora Roberts
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 249
Review Date: 3/22/2007


Vintage Nora Roberts in hardback


A Child Called 'It': One Child's Courage to Survive
A Child Called 'It': One Child's Courage to Survive
Author: Dave Pelzer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 6/17/2007


This book is the unforgettable accounty of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his mother. This book is a testament to human courage and the indominable will to survive.


The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture
The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture
Author: Ruth Benedict
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/8/2006


Recent research on the brain has revolutionized our concept of how we thing. In this book the author explores the application of important research on the two sides of the brain and applies it to practical classroom situations.


The Civilization of Rome
The Civilization of Rome
Author: Donald R. Dudley
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 12/8/2006


Rome began on seven hills and became a colussus whose power extended even to the innermost reaches of barbarian lands. How this empire grew, flourished, declined and collapsed is the fascinating study of one of the most faours classical scholars of all time.


Classical Comedy - Greek and Roman
Classical Comedy - Greek and Roman
Author: Robert W. Corrigan
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 12/11/2006


Complete texts of Lysistrata, The Bids, The Grouch, The Menaechmi, Mostellaria, The Self-Tormentor with critical commentaries


Classical Tragedy: Greek and Roman
Classical Tragedy: Greek and Roman
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 12/11/2006


The Oresteia, Prometheus Bound, Oedipus Sophocles, Oedipus Seneca, Antigone, Medea Euripides, Medea Seneca, The Bakkhai, plus critical commentaries


The Coffin Dancer (Lincoln Rhyme, Bk 2)
The Coffin Dancer (Lincoln Rhyme, Bk 2)
Author: Jeffery Deaver
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/15/2007


Detective Lincoln Rhyme, the foremost ciminalist int he NYBD, joines his beautiful protege, Amelia Sachs, in the hunt for the Coffin Dancer--an ingenious killer who changes his appearance even faster that he adds to his trail of victims.


The Coming of Civilization (Cambridge Introduction to World History)
Review Date: 10/20/2006


loads of illustrations of ancient cultures through the Greeks


The Communication Handbook for School-to-Work
Review Date: 12/14/2007


This book is full of practical tips and techniques for a wide vareity of everyday situations, both inside and outside the classroom: developing and presenting written assignments for school or work, conveying technical information, applying conventions of grammar, making speeches, working in groups, etc.

It's a great teaching resource, especially for speech teachers and teachers of technical English.


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Terrific Business Writing
Review Date: 10/20/2006


Takes the fear out of writing effective and winning sales letters, proposals, press releases, and articles. includes standard rules and guidelines. very helpful for the reluctant writer


Conversations: Readings for Writing-Examination Copy
Review Date: 10/27/2006


contains conversations: public discourse on contemporary issues that is calculated to engage students' interests, to encourage and empower tehir own contributions to contemporary civic discussions, and to represent a broad cross-section of the kinds of conversational styles and genres that are available to writers at the end of the twentieth century.


Critical Issues in Contemporary Culture
Review Date: 12/14/2007


This book contains brief, well-written readings on contemporary issues such as culture and literacy, the macho myth, sexual and romantic relationships, the beauty myth, family issues, and others.

It's interesting reading and excellent for teaching gifted students


The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, Bk 2)
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, Bk 2)
Author: Dan Brown
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/22/2007


Everyone knows what this one is by now :).


Dante: his life, his times, his works (Giants of world literature)
Review Date: 11/17/2006


The man and his work are the subjexts of this study by the dditors of Mondadori, the distinguised Italian publishing house. They explore what is known of dante's life what hat is known of the Florence he knew. They examine his works and the circumstances in which he wrote. There are many illustrations.


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