Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal, February 2004
*Click on the book's title below to read to the review.

Children's Books

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray (Delacorte Press)
Simeon's Gift by Julie Andrews Edwards and Emma Walton Hamilton, Illustrated by Gennady Spirin (HarperCollins)
Thumbelina by Hans Christian Anderson, Retold and Illustrated by Brian Pinkney (Greenwillow Books)


The Burning Land by Victoria Strauss (Eos)
Captain's Blood by William Shatner (Pocket Books)
Endless Nights (The Sandman, Book 11) by Neil Gaiman, Illustrated by Glenn Fabry, Milo Manara et al. (Vertigo/DC Comics)
Seduced by Moonlight by Laurell K. Hamilton (Ballantine)
Veiled Alliances (Saga of the Seven Suns) by Kevin J. Anderson, Illustrations by Robert Teranishi (Windstorm/DC Comics)

General Fiction

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (Author), Edith Grossman (Translator) (Echo)


Bangkok 8 by John Burdett (Knopf)
The Big Bad Wolf by James Patterson (Little, Brown)
Fever Cell by Leonard Goldberg (Signet)
A Path of Shadows by Lauren Haney (Avon)

Romance and Women's Fiction

The Conqueror by Judith E. French (Love Spell)
Single White Vampire by Lynsay Sands (Love Spell)
Spenceworth Bride by Virginia Farmer (Love Spell)


Hot Property by Christopher Keane (Berkley)
How To Write a Damn Good Mystery by James N. Frey (St. Martin's Press)
Novel & Short Story Writer's Market 2004 edited by Anne Bowling (Writer's Digest Books)
Words You Thought You Knew by Jenna Glatzer (Adams Media)
Write Up the Corporate Ladder by Kevin Ryan (Amacom)