Stephanie B. (stephanierbm) - Reviews

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Do-It-Yourself Decorating (RD Home Handbooks)
Review Date: 9/22/2006


Really good overview for the basics. Jacket is slightly faded.


Emotional Intelligence : Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
Emotional Intelligence : Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
Author: Daniel Goleman
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/18/2006


Very helpful in teaching children how to interact with others.


The Final Solution: A Story of Detection
The Final Solution: A Story of Detection
Author: Michael Chabon
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/17/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Nice entertaining short read.


The Jane Austen Book Club
The Jane Austen Book Club
Author: Karen Joy Fowler
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/17/2006


Members of a book club read the works of Jane Austen and the author uses the club as a way to bring these very varied cahacters together.


Julie and Romeo
Julie and Romeo
Author: Jeanne Ray
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/17/2006


Romeo and Juliet with a happy ending and in boston. Great beach/travel book.


Killing Me Softly
Killing Me Softly
Author: Nicci French
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/17/2006


About obsession. good beach book


The Lovely Bones
The Lovely Bones
Author: Alice Sebold
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 2003
Review Date: 7/18/2006


Fascinating but unnerving


Maps and Dreams
Maps and Dreams
Author: Hugh Brody
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/22/2006


A young anthropologist travels to the Canadian subarctic and is witness to the conflict between an Indian hunting culture in the path of an oil pipeline project.


The Mermaid Chair
The Mermaid Chair
Author: Sue Monk Kidd
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/17/2006


A coming of age novel about a women in her 40s. author also wrote "the Secret Life of Bees"


Middlesex
Middlesex
Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/17/2006
Helpful Score: 2


Read for my book club--it provoked strong reactions in everyone who read it. You may like it or hate it: You'll definitely be fascinated by it, which may be why it won the Pulitzer.


The Mistress of Spices
The Mistress of Spices
Author: Chitra Divakaruni
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/17/2006


Read this book several years ago and enjoyed the change of scene.


Mr. Popper's Penguins
Mr. Popper's Penguins
Author: Florence Atwater, Robert Lawson (Illustrator), Richard Atwater
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/5/2006
Helpful Score: 2


A Newberry Honor book and enjoyed by kids for the past 70 years.


Murder Of The Month
Murder Of The Month
Author: Elizabeth C. Main
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 7/17/2006


Memebers of a book club solve a murder. Nice idea. Hardcover


The Old Contemptibles (Richard Jury, Bk 11)
The Old Contemptibles (Richard Jury, Bk 11)
Author: Martha Grimes
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/17/2006
Helpful Score: 2


Hardcover. One of Grimes earlier books helps explain and further the relationships between Melrose Plant Richard Jury and other hcaracters in her books. Very Good,


Organizing for the Creative Person : Right-Brain Styles for Conquering Clutter, Mastering Time, and Reaching Your Goals
Review Date: 7/18/2006


Pretty helpful. Came from a business library.


Patons Kids Just for Me
Patons Kids Just for Me
Author: Patons
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 1.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/19/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Knitting patterns: Very cute sweaters for little kids.


Rabbit Hill
Rabbit Hill
Author: Robert Lawson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/2/2007


Daughter liked it. Being the adult in this household it really struck me as a metaphor of WWII.


The Solace of Open Spaces
The Solace of Open Spaces
Author: Gretel Ehrlich
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 7/18/2006


Wonderfully written


SpongeBob Airpants: The Lost Episode
SpongeBob Airpants: The Lost Episode
Author: Kitty Richards
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/18/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Well,,,if you're a kid and you like sponge bob--I guess this would be a must read.


Striper Hot Spots, 2nd : The 100 Top Surfcasting Locations from Maine to New Jersey
Review Date: 9/22/2006


Best places for striped bass fishing from New Jersey to Maine.


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