Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal, February 1999

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Ahmed and the Oblivion Machines by Ray Bradbury, Illustrated by Chris Lane.
Cow Moo Me by Stephen Losordo, Illustrated by Jane Conteh-Morgan.
A Handful of Beans by Jeanne Steig, Pictures by William Steig.
Life With Bob by William Joyce.
Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis, Illustrated by Laura Cornell.

Computers/Web Design

C++ Unleashed by Jesse Liberty.
Harley Hahn Teaches the Internet by Harley Hahn.
Illustrator 8 Magic by Raymond Pirouz.
Using Unix 3rd Edition by Peter Kuo.


Changer by Jane Lindskold.
Mission Child by Maureen F. McHugh.

General Fiction

Chocolat by Joanne Harris.
The Magic Circle by Kathryn Neville.


Buck Naked by Joyce Burditt
The Cat Who Saw Stars by Lillian Jackson Braun
Circles of Confusion by April Henry
Coffin's Got the Dead Guy on the Inside by Keith Snyder
The Concubine's Tattoo by Laura Joh Rowland
Coq au Vin by Charlotte Carter
A Hell of A Dog by Carol Lea Benjamin
Murder in the Holy City by Simon Beaufort
Murder in the Mist by Willard Scott and Bill Crider
A Vow of Compassion by Veronica Black


The Complete Wilderness Training Book by Hugh McManners.
Lift - Wanting, Fearing and Having a Face Life by Joan Kron.
Magic Trees of the Mind by Marian Diamond, Ph.D. and Janet Hopson.
Napolean Hill's Keys to Positive Thinking by Napolean Hill and Michael J. Ritt, Jr.
Perspective Pack by DK Art School.
Ultimate Visual Dictionary of Science


Circle of the Lily by Jill Jones.
Love Once & Forever by Flora Speer.
Rachel's Passage by Paula Reid.
Saint's Temptation by Debra Dier.


1999 Children's Writers and Illustrator's Market edited by Alice Pope.
On Writing Well by William Zinzsser.
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Browne and Dave King.