Jan V. (JLVanilla) - Reviews

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12 Choices... That Lead to Your Success
12 Choices... That Lead to Your Success
Author: David Cottrell
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 3/12/2007


Career development and success...taking control of your life and your career. Some good advice for career and life success.


Another View
Another View
Author: Rosamunde Pilcher
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 32
Review Date: 3/18/2007


Takes place in Cornwall, England. Beautiful story.


The Ant and the Elephant
The Ant and the Elephant
Author: Vince Poscente
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 3/12/2007


A parable on how to handle conflict, stress and lack of confidence. Lists and lessions. Makes its point and is memorable.


The Blue Bedroom: And Other Stories
The Blue Bedroom: And Other Stories
Author: Rosamunde Pilcher
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 15
Review Date: 3/18/2007


Several short stories from Pilcher..taking place in England and Scotland. Warm, engaging...excellent.


Blue Blood (Debutante Dropout, Bk 1)
Blue Blood (Debutante Dropout, Bk 1)
Author: Susan McBride
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 87
Review Date: 3/11/2007
Helpful Score: 3


First in the Debutante Dropout mystery. Humorous and a fun read.


Born in Fire/Born in Ice/Born in Shame
Born in Fire/Born in Ice/Born in Shame
Author: Nora Roberts
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 65
Review Date: 3/19/2007


One of Nora's Irish trilogies - I loved these books.


By Evil Means (Phoebe Siegal, Bk 1)
By Evil Means (Phoebe Siegal, Bk 1)
Author: Sandra West Prowell
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 18
Review Date: 3/11/2007


Phoebe Siegel mystery


A Case of Vineyard Poison (Martha's Vineyard, Bk 6)
A Case of Vineyard Poison (Martha's Vineyard, Bk 6)
Author: Philip R. Craig
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 41
Review Date: 3/11/2007


Good Martha's Vineyard mystery....lots of local flavor


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.
 247
Review Date: 3/9/2007


The last of the Quinn Brothers series. I think these are some of Roberts' best. Takes place in Connecticut - makes me want to go there!


Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, Bk 1)
Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, Bk 1)
Author: Sophie Kinsella
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 784
Review Date: 3/9/2007
Helpful Score: 5


First of the Shopaholic series - HILARIOUS, fun read. The writing is witty and fun. I hate to let go of this book....


Crime Brulee (Culinary Mystery, Bk 1)
Crime Brulee (Culinary Mystery, Bk 1)
Author: Nancy Fairbanks
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/9/2007
Helpful Score: 1


First in a really good series of culinary mysteries. This one takes place in New Orleans. A more intelligent funny "cozy" type of book.


Death by Inferior Design (Domestic Bliss,  Bk 1)
Death by Inferior Design (Domestic Bliss, Bk 1)
Author: Leslie Caine
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 97
Review Date: 3/16/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Cute light reading, first in the Domestic Bliss series


Death in Cyprus (Death in..., Bk 3) (aka Death Walked in Cyprus)
Death in Cyprus (Death in..., Bk 3) (aka Death Walked in Cyprus)
Author: M. M. Kaye
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 9
Review Date: 3/18/2007


Mystery and romance in Cyprus.


Delectable Mountains (Benni Harper, Bk 12)
Delectable Mountains (Benni Harper, Bk 12)
Author: Earlene Fowler
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/19/2007


A new Benni Harper mystery - quilts and this one featuring Gramma Dove quite a bit. This series keeps getting better for me...


The Empty House
The Empty House
Author: Rosamunde Pilcher
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 34
Review Date: 3/18/2007


Takes place in a seaside cottage in Cornwall. Love all of Pilcher's books and I am posting them reluctantly.


The End of Summer
The End of Summer
Author: Rosamunde Pilcher
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 29
Review Date: 3/18/2007


Scotland is the setting of this book and it just made me want to go there. Her books are wonderful..once I discovered Rosamunde Pilcher I had to have all of her books.


Flowers In The Rain & Other Stories
Flowers In The Rain & Other Stories
Author: Rosamunde Pilcher
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/18/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Another good Pilcher book - several short stories read quickly but her stories seem to stay with you. Comfort, beauty, romance, travel....what's not to like?


Hissy Fit
Hissy Fit
Author: Mary Kay Andrews
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/4/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Hilarious, laugh-out-loud fun Southern mystery.


Just Desserts (Bed-And-Breakfast, Bk 1)
Just Desserts (Bed-And-Breakfast, Bk 1)
Author: Mary Daheim
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 116
Review Date: 3/11/2007
Helpful Score: 1


first in the series


Keeping Good People: Strategies for Solving the #1 Problem Facing Business Today
Review Date: 3/13/2007


Truly a helpful book on things such as supporting staff, creating a positive work environment, helping teams to be productive.


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