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The Almost Moon
The Almost Moon
Author: Alice Sebold
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/3/2009


Very unique perspective; written from the point of view of a woman who murders her own mother. I find Alice Sebold a bit too edgy, but she seems to have a loyal following.


Annie and the Wild Animals
Annie and the Wild Animals
Author: Jan Brett
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 16
Review Date: 8/8/2006


Beautiful illustrations!


The Beast Arises (Left Behind: The Kids, No 26)
The Beast Arises (Left Behind: The Kids, No 26)
Author: Jerry B. Jenkins, Tim F. LaHaye, Chris Fabry
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 16
Review Date: 8/8/2006


Book #26 in the kids' series.


Blessings
Blessings
Author: Belva Plain
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 8/1/2006
Helpful Score: 2


A good mixture of romance and suspense!


The Book of Success: Time-Tested Thoughts on How to Enjoy a Rich and Fulfilling Life
Review Date: 7/18/2006


Inspiring thoughts for anyone of any age!


Boston Jane: An Adventure (Boston Jane, Bk 1)
Boston Jane: An Adventure (Boston Jane, Bk 1)
Author: Jennifer L. Holm
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 7
Review Date: 12/22/2005


An adventure story of Jane, a young girl in the mid 1800's who embarks on a voyage aboard the "Lady Luck", but her luck is not always what she hoped it would be.


Call It Courage
Call It Courage
Author: Armstrong Sperry, Dom Lupo (Illustrator)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/22/2005


This is an adventure story of Mafatu. He sails out alone to prove his courage, even though he is terrified of the ocean.


Chalktown
Chalktown
Author: Melinda Haynes
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/27/2006


A fascinating, unique southern tale!


The Circuit: Stories From the Life of a Migrant Child
The Circuit: Stories From the Life of a Migrant Child
Author: Francisco Jimenez
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 12/22/2005


Independent but intertwined stories of a migrant family. Heartrending, honest, and well-written.


Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
Author: Gregory Maguire
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/18/2006


An arresting hybrid of mystery, fairy talke, and historical novel.


Edge (Novel)
Edge (Novel)
Author: Michael Cadnum
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 1/23/2006


This is a very honest look at the life of Zach, a high school dropout who faces some serious issues and decisions.


A Fate Totally Worse Than Death
A Fate Totally Worse Than Death
Author: Paul Fleischman
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 1/23/2006


This is a very light-hearted teen-horror book. A very quick read.


Girl With a Pearl Earring
Girl With a Pearl Earring
Author: Tracy Chevalier
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/25/2006


Beautifully written, a unique look into 17th century Holland.


A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Author: Dave Eggers
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/10/2007
Helpful Score: 5


Written in sort of a "stream of consciousness" style... Alternatingly sad and laugh out loud funny!


Jerusalem Vigil (Zion Legacy, Bk 1)
Jerusalem Vigil (Zion Legacy, Bk 1)
Author: Bodie Thoene, Brock Thoene
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 35
Review Date: 7/18/2006


This book provides superb storytelling, historical uthenticity, and gripping drama.


Joshua
Joshua
Author: Joseph F Girzone
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 95
Review Date: 7/18/2006


This is a deeply inspiring book that is based on scripture, but fictionalized to bring life and depth to the persona of Joshua.


Kitchen Privileges
Kitchen Privileges
Author: Mary Higgins Clark
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/30/2006
Helpful Score: 2


Clark tells about the challenges she faced growing up during the depression in the Bronx and how her hopes of becoming a writer eventually turned into reality. This book was interesting, especially if you're a fan of M. H. Clark.


The Last Safe House
The Last Safe House
Author: Barbara Greenwood, Heather Collins (Illustrator)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 12/22/2005


The story of Eliza, an escaped slave who followed a network of hiding places and forest trails, traveling north.


Lewis and Clark (In Their Own Words)
Lewis and Clark (In Their Own Words)
Author: George Sullivan
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/22/2005
Helpful Score: 2


This is the story of the lives of these explorers using the journals they kept on their journey west.


Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind
Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind
Author: Margaret Davidson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 12/22/2005


Biography of Louis Braille, beginning with his childhood. Back cover has the Braille alphabet.


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