Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal, June 2002

*Click on the book's title below to read to the review.

Children's Books

Butterflies in the Garden by Carol Lerner (HarperCollins)
Daughter of Venice by Donna Jo Napoli (Wendy Lamb Books)
Dinosaurs Big and Small by Kathleen Weuidner Zoehfeld, Illustrated by Lucia Washburn
The Firebird by Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Vladimir Vagin (HarperCollins)
Little Bear's New Friend by Else Holmelund Minarik (HarperCollins)

Computer Books

Creative Thinking in Photoshop by Sharon Steuer (New Riders)
Skip Intro: Macromedia Flash Usability and Interface Design by Michelangelo Capraro & Duncan McAlester (New Riders)
XML and by Kirk Allen Evans, Ashwin Kamanna and Joel Mueller (New Riders)


Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones (Greenwillow Books)
The Homeward Bounders by Diana Wynne Jones (Greenwillow Books)
Kushiel's Chosen by Jacqueline Carey (Tor)


Act of Mercy by Peter Tremayne (St. Martin's Press)
The Cat Who Went Up the Creek by Lilian Jackson Braun (Putnam)
Catch as Cat Can by Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown (Bantam)
The English Assassin by Daniel Silva (Putnam)


Dim Sum: The Art of Chinese Tea Lunch by Ellen Leong Blonder (Clarkson Potter)
French Lessons by Peter Mayle (Vintage Books)
How to Become a Great Boss by Jeffrey J. Fox (Hyperion)
Potluck at Midnight Farm by Tamara Weiss, Photographs by Nina Bramhall (Clarkson Potter)


Dark Guardian by Christine Feehan (Leisure Books)
The Secret Lover by Julia London (Dell)
Running Scared by Elizabeth Lowell (William Morrow)


Dictionary Flip by Barbara Ann Kipfer, Ph.D. (Writer's Digest Books)
Thinking Like Your Editor by Susan Rabiner and Alfred Fortunato (W.W. Norton & Company)
Writing Mysteries edited by Sue Grafton with Jan Burke and Barry Zeman (Writer's Digest Books)