Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal, December 2004
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Children's/Young Adult

The Blue Ribbon Day by Katie Couric, Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman (Doubleday)
Clovermead by David Randall (McElderry Books)
Girl, 15, Charming But Insane by Sue Limb (Delacorte Press)
The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 11) by Lemony Snicket (HarperCollins)
Hawkes Harbor by S.E. Hinton (Tor)
Once Upon a Time: Creative Writing For Kids by Annie Buckley and Cathy Law (Chronicle Books)
The Singer of All Songs by Kate Constable (Scholastic)


Computers

F1 Get the most out of Excel by Joseph Rubin (Limelight Media)


Fantasy/SF

Age of Bronze: Sacrifice by Eric Shanower (Hungry Tiger Press)
Horizon Storms: Saga of the Seven Suns, Book 3 by Kevin J. Anderson (Warner Books)
The Will Eisner Companion by N.C. Christopher Couch and Stephen Weiner (D.C. Comics)


Mystery/Thriller

Double Shot by Diane Mott Davidson (William Morrow)
A Gentleman's Game by Greg Rucka (Bantam)
London Bridges by James Patterson (Warner Books)
Singularity by Bill DeSmedt (Per Aspera)


Nonfiction

Built to Last by James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras (HarperBusiness)
Emily Post's Etiquette by Peggy Post (HarperCollins)
The Rarest of the Rare : Stories Behind the Treasures at the Harvard Museum of Natural History by Nancy Pick, Mark Sloan (HarperResource)
Simple Pleasures by Alfred Portale and Andrew Friedman (William Morrow)
Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion: Red, White, and Bubbly to Celebrate the Joy of Living by Dorothy J. Gaiter, John Brecher (William Morrow)



Romance and Women's Fiction

A Lady of His Own by Stephanie Laurens (Avon)
Enchanted by Magic by Gloria Harchar (Love Spell)
The Power of Two by Patti O'Shea (Love Spell)



Writing

American Directory of Writer's Guidelines by Brigitte M. Phillips, Susan D. Klassen, Doris Hall (Quill Driver Books)
Writer's & Artist's Hideouts by Andrea Brown (Quill Driver Books)
The Writer's Workshop in a Box edited by Sandra Bark

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