Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal, October 2003
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Children's Books

Antarctica's Frozen Chosen by Hazel Edwards (Lothian Books)
Baby Food by Saxton Freymann and Joost Elffers (Arthur A. Levine Books)
Dinosaurs A-to Z: The Ultimate Dinosaur Encyclopedia by Don Lessem, Illustrated by Jan Sovak (Scholastic)
Garden of Angels by Lurlene McDaniel (Delacorte Press)
My First Jumbo Book of Things That Go by James Diaz, Melanie Gerth and Francesca Diaz (Scholastic)
The Second Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares (Delacorte Press)
The Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman, Illustrated by Dave McKean (HarperCollins)


Computer Books

Game Creation and Careers by Marc Saltzman (New Riders)
PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Websites by Larry Ullman (Peachpit Press)
Return on Design by Ani Phyo (New Riders)





Fantasy/SF

Demon Witch by Geoffrey Huntington (ReganBooks)
Eragon by Christoper Paolini (Knopf)
The Faeries of Spring Cottage by Wendy Froud and Terri Windling (Simon and Schuster)
First Rider's Call by Kristen Britain (Daw)
Ice Hunt by James Rollins (William Morrow)
The Machine Crusade (Dune series) by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson (Tor)
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood (Doubleday)


General Fiction

The Facts of Life by Graham Joyce (Atria Books)
Chasing Shakespeare by Sarah Smith (Atria Books)


Mystery/Thriller

Agatha Raisin and the Case of the Curious Curate by M.C. Beaton (St. Martin's Minotaur)
Click Here for Murder by Donna Andrews (Berkley Prime Crime)
Dante's Equation by Jane Jensen (Del Ray)
Dine and Die on the Danube Express by Peter King (St. Martin's Minotaur)
Mumbo Gumbo by Jerrilyn Farmer (Avon)
The Samurai's Daughter by Sujata Massey (HarperCollins)
The Thai Amulet by Lyn Hamilton (Berkley Prime Crime)


Nonfiction

1000 Years for Revenge by Peter Lance (ReganBooks)
Everest: Summit of Achievement by Stephen Venables (Simon and Schuster)
The Story of The West by Robert M. Utley (DK)


Romance and Women's Fiction

Enchanted Time by Amy Elizabeth Saunders (Love Spell)
Material Girl by Julia London (Berkley Sensation)
Spellbound by Kathleen Nance (Love Spell)
Traveler by Melanie Jackson (Love Spell)



Writing

The American Directory of Writer's Guidelines by Brigette M. Phillips, Susan D. Klassen and Doris Hall (Quill Driver Books)
How to Become a Fulltime Freelance Writer by Michael A. Banks (The Writer Books)
The Marshall Plan for Getting Your Novel Published by Evan Marshall (Writer's Digest Books)
Writer's Guide to Places by Don Prues and Jack Heffron (Writer's Digest Books)

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