Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal, December 2002
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Children's Books

Big Time Olie by William Joyce (Laura Geringer Books)
The Christmas Story, Gospel According to St. Luke Pictures by James Bernadin (HarperCollins)
The Drowsy Hours: Poems for Bedtime by Susan Pearson, Illustrated by Peter Malone (HarperCollins)
Here Comes Santa Claus by Gene Autry, Oakley Haldeman, Illustrated by Bruce Whatley (HarperCollins)
Holly's Christmas Eve by Wendy Watson (HarperCollins)
Hoot by Carl Hiassen (Knopf)


Blogging: Genius Strategies for Instant Web Content by Biz Stone (New Riders)
Inside Photoshop 7 by Gary David Bouton (New Riders)
Photoshop Elements 2.0: 50 Ways to Create Cool Pictures by Dave Huss (New Riders)


Hidden Empire by Kevin J. Anderson (Warner Aspect)
Magic Time by Marc Scott Zicree, Barbara Hambly (Eos)
The Mocking Program by Alan Dean Foster (Warner Aspect)


Agatha Raisin and the Day the Floods Came by M.C. Beaton (Minotaur)
The Apprentice by Tess Gerritsen (Ballantine)
Bone Mountain by Eliot Pattison (Minotaur)
Our Lady of Darkness by Peter Tremayne (Minotaur)
Prey by Michael Crichton (HarperCollins)

Nonfiction Books

Bobbi Brown Beauty Revolution by Bobbi Brown with Sally Wadyka (Harper Resource)
Cooking the Roman Way by David Downie, Photographs by Alison Harris (HarperCollins)
The Demon in the Freezer by Richard Preston (Random House)
Fire Lover by Joseph Wambaugh (William Morrow)
Tea & Sympathy by Anita Naughton, with Nicola Perry (Putnam)

Romance and Women's Fiction

Castles in the Mist by Josie Litton (Bantam)
The Ghost of Carnal Cove by Evelyn Rogers (Leisure Books)
Light in Shadow by Jayne Ann Krentz (Putnam)
The Warrior Bride by Lois Greiman (Avon)


The DimWit's Dictionary by Robert Hartwell Fiske (Marion Street Press)
Getting the Whole Story by Cherly Gibbs and Tom Warhover (Guildford Press)
The Sell Your Novel Toolkit by Elizabeth Lyon (Perigee)
You Send Me by Patricia T. O'Conner (Harcourt)