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Shopgirl / by Martin, Steve,

Publication: New York : [Hyperion, 2000 . 130 p. ; 21 cm. Date:2000

Who knew the very hilarious Mr. Steve Martin could write so descriptively! Added 06/10/2013 by

Nightshade / by Saul, John.

Publication: New York : Ballantine Books, 2001 . 399 p. ; 18 cm. Date:2001

Whew...I read just a bit of the prologue of this book as I was cataloging it and it looked really creepy and suspenseful. It promises to be a good read for thriller fans. SLinder. Added 06/10/2013 by

To have and to hold / by Green, Jane,

Publication: New York : Broadway Books, 2004 . 342 p. ; , "Originally published as Spellbound in the United Kingdom by The Penguin Group"--T.p. verso. 22 cm. Date:2004

A light and entertaining read. Perfect for the beach. Added 05/27/2013 by

Major Pettigrew's last stand by Simonson, Helen.

Publication: New York : Random House Audio, 2010 . 11 sound discs (13 hr.) : , Compact discs. | Duration: 13:00:00. 4 3/4 in. Date:2010

I couldn't get enough of this. Kept making excuses to be in my car so I could listen to more! The book was great. The DVD also great...especially considering all parts were read by one actor. I especially loved hearing him switch to an American accent....funny, but right on. Added 05/27/2013 by

Silken prey / by Sandford, John,

Publication: New York: Putnam's Sons 2013 . 406 pages 23 Date:2013

read it ... loved it .. classic Lucas Davenport with a political twist.

Judy Gibson Added 05/26/2013 by

Up north at the cabin / by Chall, Marsha Wilson.

Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1992 . [32] p. : 29 cm. Date:1992

I just love this book. When I read it, I'm back at cabins I've loved. I can hear the sounds, smell the scents, feel the textures of places I've loved when reading this book. It captures the essence of the cabin experience for me. Added 05/25/2013 by

The next thing on my list : by Smolinski, Jill.

Publication: New York : Three Rivers Press ; 2007 . 295 p. ; , Includes a reader's group guide (p. [291]-292). 20 cm. Date:2007

I enjoyed this one. Added 05/04/2013 by

Avatar, the last airbender.

Publication: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, 2006 . 6 videodiscs (489 min.) : , Box set entitled "Avatar, The Last Airbender: The Complete Book I Collection" which includes all 20 chapters from Book 1: Water on 5 discs. | Title from disc label. | Special feature: Behind the scenes Kung Fu featurette. Sixth disc is exclusively bonus material. 4 3/4 in. Date:2006

One parent found this video rather violent. Added 04/17/2013 by

The shunning / by Lewis, Beverly,

Publication: Minneapolis : Bethany House, 1997 . 283 p. ; 22 cm. Date:1997

Frustrating. Seemed like at least two major plot lines were left unresolved at the end of the novel. Characters were well draw, with each one's personality clearly shown. I felt like I knew and understood each character. I'm curious, now to read more by this author to see if it's her "style" to leave the plot open ended of if this book was an oddity. Added 02/13/2013 by

Crescent City courtship / by White, Elizabeth,

Publication: New York : Steeple Hill, 2009 . 282 p. ; , Includes questions for discussion. - p. 275-276. | Includes excerpt from Healing the boss's heart. - p.277-282. 17 cm. Date:2009

I enjoyed this book. Added 02/13/2013 by

Pride and prejudice / by Austen, Jane,

Publication: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 2001 . 282 p. ; 22 cm. Date:2001

Keep calm and find a Mr. Darcy. Added 01/26/2013 by

Flight behavior : by Kingsolver, Barbara.

Publication: New York : Harper, 2012 . 433 p. 24 cm. Date:2012

This book, Barabara Kingsolver’s new one, is a gripping tale about climate change and the study of an unexpected change in nature. The monarchs, instead of flying on to Mexico, stop off in Appalachia. Our hero is a feisty, brilliant young wife and mother, held down by poverty and the expectations of her community. It is the story of how the world can change, and how people still have to live the lives they are given. Great book, Kingsolver did it again. (remember The Poisonwood Bible?) Added 01/11/2013 by

Stolen lives : by Oufkir, Malika,

Publication: New York : Hyperion, 2001 . vii, 293 p., [8] p. of plates : , "Talk Miramax books." 25 cm. Date:2001

Great book. Added 11/21/2012 by

The barmaid's brain and other strange tales from science / by Ingram, Jay.

Publication: New York : W.H. Freeman, 2000 . xi, 271 p. : , Originally published: Toronto, Ont. : Viking, 1998. 22 cm. Date:2000

I love to read about science and it's application to our daily lives, but I found this book frustrating. It seems to be a series of unsolved mysteries that remain unsolved at the end of each chapter. The author does not opine or suggest resolution to any of them so far. (I'm 3/4 of the way through the book). He does not put forward any of his own ideas, merely summarized the mysteries and the research done so far. I much prefer Jared Diamond. Added 09/19/2012 by

The nanny diaries : by McLaughlin, Emma.

Publication: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2002 . 306 p. ; 22 cm. Date:2002

Our family's nanny and I both read and enjoyed this book. Added 09/06/2012 by

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