Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal

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Children's Books

Father Fox's Christmas Rhymes by Clyde Watson, Pictures by Wendy Watson (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke (The Chicken House)
Swear to Howdy by Wendelin Van Draanen (Knopf)
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke (The Chicken House)
A Wizard Named Nell (The Keepers) by Jackie French Koller (Aladdin Books)

Computer Books

Designing With Web Standards by Jeffrey Zeldman (New Riders)


The Devil's Armor by John Marco (DAW)
Flinx's Folly by Alan Dean Foster (Del Ray)
Impossible Odds by Dave Duncan (Eos)
Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins)
The Q Continuum (Star Trek) by Greg Cox (Pocket Books)


Mean Woman Blues by Julie Smith (Forge)
The Orion Protocol by Gary Tigerman (William Morrow)
Sensei by John Donohue (St. Martin's Minotaur)
Smoke in the Wind by Peter Tremayne (St. Martin's Minotaur)


The Acne Prescription by Nicholas Perricone, M.D. (HarperCollins)

Romance and Women's Fiction

A Clean Slate by Laura Caldwell (Red Dress Ink)
Dark Melody by Christine Feehan (Leisure Books)
Outsiders by Melanie Jackson (Love Spell)
Shadow Game by Christine Feehan (Jove)


The ASJA Guide to Freelance Writing edited by Timothy Harper (St. Martin's Griffin)
The Freelance Success Book by David Taylor (Peak Writing Press)
Outwitting Writer's Block by Jenna Glatzer (The Lyons Press)