Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal, June 2004
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Children's Books

Albert the Bear by Nick Butterworth (HarperCollins)
Critter Love by Kate Spohn (HarperFestival)
A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins)
Moses: The Long Road to Freedom by Ann Keay Beneduce, Illustrations by Gennady Spirin (Orchard Books)
Sleeping Beauty by Retold by Adele Geras, Illustrations by Christian Birmingham (Orchard Books)
Tales From Shakespeare by Tina Packer (Scholastic)


Computer Books

Sell it on eBay by Jim Heid, Toby Malina (Peachpit Press)
Macromedia Flash MX 2004 ActionScript by Derek Franklin, Jobe Makar (Macromedia Press)
Macromedia Flash MX 2004 Killer Tips by Shane Elliott (New Riders)


Fantasy/SF

Dragonspell by Donita K. Paul (Water Brook)
Mystic Warrior by Tracy and Laura Hickman (Warner Books)
The Scrolls of the Ancients by Robert Newcomb (Del Rey)
Sign of the Qin by L.G. Bass (Hyperion)


General Fiction

Riding Lessons by Sara Gruen (HarperTorch)


Mystery/Thriller

Beautiful Ghosts by Elliot Pattison (St. Martin's Minotaur)
The Enemy by Lee Child (Bantam)


Nonfiction

The Great Influenza by John M. Barry (Viking)
Ten Days to D-Day by David Stafford (Little, Brown)



Romance and Women's Fiction

Day of Fire by Kathleen Nance (Love Spell)
Dead Wrong by Mariah Stewart (Ballantine)
Unleashed by C.J. Barry (Leisure Books)



Writing

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing a Novel by Tom Monteleone (Alpha Books)
The Interviewer's Handbook by John Brady (The Writer Books)
LifeWriting by Fred D. White, Ph.D. (Quill Driver Books)
When Good People Write Bad Sentences by Robert W. Harris (Griffin Books)
The Writer's Mentor by Jan Jackman (Random House)

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