Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal, October 2002
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Children's Books

The Angel Factory by Terence Blacker (Simon and Schuster)
Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez (Knopf)
Girl Coming in For a Landing by April Halprin Wayland (Knopf)
Sparks by Graham McNamee (Wendy Lamb Books)


Computers

PHP Programming for Windows by Andrew Stopford (New Riders)
MTIV: Process, Inspiration and Practice for the New Media Designer by Hillman Curtis (New Riders)
What Your Computer Consultant Doesn't Want You to Know by Joshua Feinberg (Small Biz Tech Talk Press)


Fantasy/SF

Across the Nightingale Floor: Tales of the Otori Book I by Lian Hearn (Riverhead Books)
The Collection by Bentley Little (Signet)
Paragon Lost by Dave Duncan (Eos)
Shadow Puppets by Orson Scott Card (Tor)
Star Charts: The Complete Atlas of Star Trek by Geoffrey Mandel (Pocket Books)
Star Trek: The Starfleet Survival Guide by David Mack, Illustrated by Timothy Earls (Pocket Books)
The Veil of a Thousand Tears by Eric Van Lustbader (Tor)


Mystery/Thriller

The Cabinet of Curiosities by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (Warner Books)
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming (Penguin Books)
Danger Zone by Shirley Palmer (Mira)
Long Lost by David Morrell (Warner Books)
Water Touching Stone by Eliot Pattison (St. Martin's Press)


Romance and Women's Fiction

Burning the Map by Laura Caldwell (Red Dress Ink)
My Favorite Bride by Christina Dodd (Avon)
Kingdom of Moonlight by Josie Litton (Bantam Books)
Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn (Avon)


Writing

The Dictionary of Concise Writing by Robert Hartwell Fiske (Marion Street Press)
Lessons From a Lifetime of Writing: A Novelist Looks at His Craft by David Morrell (Writer's Digest Books)
Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers and Literary Agents 2003-2004 by Jeff Herman (Prima)


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