Karen G. (leapingfromthebox) - Reviews

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The Bellmaker (Redwall, Bk 7)
The Bellmaker (Redwall, Bk 7)
Author: Brian Jacques
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 4/17/2007


Book 7 in the Redwall series, a favorite of children.


Dream West (American Story, Bk 1)
Dream West (American Story, Bk 1)
Author: David Nevin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 12/30/2006


The story of John Charles Fremont and his wife, Jessie Benton Fremont. Blazing trails to the Pacific and back. A great love story and part of a great series by Nevin.


Eagle's Cry : A Novel of the Louisiana Purchase (The American Story)
Review Date: 12/30/2006
Helpful Score: 1


The American Story as George Washington dies and the two party political system begins. Part of a great series by Nevin.


Lady of Hay
Lady of Hay
Author: Barbara Erskine
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/1/2007


Past-life regression, from modern day back to 1100's, King John, the Welsh, the English barons. Great story. Slow start, but couldn't put it down in the end.


Meridon (Wideacre, Bk 3)
Meridon (Wideacre, Bk 3)
Author: Philippa Gregory
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 184
Review Date: 5/7/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Excellent wrap-up to the sage of the Lacey women. Equally as good as the first in the trilogy, better than the second.


Meriwether
Meriwether
Author: David Nevin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 8
Review Date: 12/30/2006
Helpful Score: 1


The story of Meriwether Lewis and his life before, during and after the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Part of a great series by Nevin.


The Other Boleyn Girl
The Other Boleyn Girl
Author: Philippa Gregory
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/18/2007


Mary Boleyn's story, sister of Anne Boleyn who became Henry VIII's second wife. Begins with Mary's entrance to the English court and ends with the beheading of Anne. Excellent portrayal of all.


The Queen's Fool (Boleyn) [Large Print]
The Queen's Fool (Boleyn) [Large Print]
Author: Philippa Gregory
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 27
Review Date: 12/30/2006


Excellent story. Fast read, fun read. Interesting to watch Hannah the Fool move between Queen Mary, Princess Elizabeth, and her printer father's world. A coming of age story about a Jewish girl hiding in plain site during the days of the Inquisition in England.


Treason (American Story, Bk 4)
Treason (American Story, Bk 4)
Author: David Nevin
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 6
Review Date: 12/30/2006


Great story of early America. Brings Aaron Burr, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison to life as if you lived next door to them. Part of a great series by Nevin.


Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair
Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 8/7/2006


Interesting view of the times and the people then. I didn't really care for Thackeray's writing style, way too wordy, but that was the way good writing was back then.


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