Mark J. (MarkGJ) - Reviews

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Christmas Sweets
Christmas Sweets
Author: Sara Lewis
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/21/2008


Cookies: ginger snowmen, Peanut butter cookies, mulled wine cookies, sweet biscotti, chocolate hazelnut cookies, maple cookies, chocolate Viennese whirls, chocolate macaroons,
oatmeal cookies, Linzer cookies

Candy: triple chocolate pretzels, chocolate cherry fudge, creamy pistachio toffee, rocky road clusters, champagne truffles, white chocolate mint truffles, chocolate fruit cups, caramelized pecans, marrons glace, sugar plums, frosted grapes

Cakes: panetone, stollen, tropical Christmas cake, buche de noel, cherub cake, cranberry and pear upside down cake, toffee apple muffin, reindeer cupcakes, snow-covered ginger muffins, cranberry blondies, butterscotch brownies, cranberry, oatmeal and cinnamon scones, spiced chocolate pastries, layered nutty bars, quick hazelnut melts

Beverages: marshmallow mocha, festive hot chocolate, cranberry crush, pomegranate punch, holiday sangria, egg nog


Thoughts of God
Thoughts of God
Author: Michael Kanaly, Michael Kanaly
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 6/27/2007


The Book Blurb says: "A Metaphysical Novel of Murder." See New York Times book review of Nov. 2, 1997 (accessible on line) for more info.


What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
Author: Raymond Carver
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/23/2007


"Viewfinder," the second story in the collection, is unforgettable. Anatole Broyard reviewed this book in NY Times April 15, 1981.


Wreck of the Medusa: The Tragic Story of the Death Raft
Wreck of the Medusa: The Tragic Story of the Death Raft
Author: Alexander McKee
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/23/2007


The nautical story behind Gericault's painting "The Wreck of the Medusa."


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