Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal, September 1999
*Click on the book's title below to read to the review.


Children's Books

Aztecs: The Fall of the Aztec Capital (DK Discoveries) by Richard Platt, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
The Little Scarecrow Boy by Margaret Wise Brown, Illustrated by David Diaz.
My First Word Book (Revised Edition) by Angela Wilkes, Photography by Dave King and Tim Ridley.
The Pig Who Wished by Joyce Dunbar, Illustrated by Selina Young.
Ouch! by Natalie Babbitt, Illustrations by Fred Marcellino.
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, Adapted by Naia Bray-Moffatt, Illustrated by Ian Andrew.


Computers/Web Design

Javascript Goodies by Joe Burns.
Microsoft Access 2000 Development by Stephen Forte, Tom Howe and James Ralston.
Teach Yourself Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 by Jill T. Freeze.
Webmaster in a Nutshell by Stephen Spainhour and Robert Eckstein.


Fantasy/Horror/SF

Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear.
Ender's Game (re-issue edition) by Orson Scott Card.
Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card.
The Haunt by J.N. Williamson.
Lord Demon by Roger Zelazny and Jane Lindskold.
The Right Hand of Evil by John Saul.
Signal to Noise by Eric S. Nylund.
Subterranean by James Rollins.


Mystery/Thriller

The Canceled Czech by Lawrence Block.
The Devil's Teardrop by Jeffery Deaver.
The Devil's Workshop by Stephen J. Cannell.
Dirty Pool by Steve Brewer.
The Flower Master by Sujata Massey.
Gideon by Russell Andrews.
Jade Palace Vendetta by Dale Furutani.
Nights in White Satin by Michelle Spring.
The Second Sorrowful Mystery by Jonathon Harrington.
Standing in the Shadows by Michelle Spring.
Tanner on Ice by Lawrence Block.
The Thief of Venice by Jane Langton.


Non-Fiction

Althorp: the Story of an English House by Charles Spencer.
Cat Breeds of the World: A Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia by Desmond Morris.
DK French Dictionary by DK Publishing.
The Feeling Good Handbook by David D. Burns, M.D.
The Heathful Gourmet Chinese Cookbook by Rose Lee.
How to Survive Your Boyfriend's Divorce by Robyn Todd and Lesley Dormen.
Nefertiti, Egypt's Sun Queen by Joyce Tyldesley.


Romance

The Gold Coin by Andrea Kane.
The Impostor by Elaine Fox.
My Beloved by Karen Ranney.
Ports Of Call by Sally Fairchild.
Someday My Prince by Christina Dodd.



Writing

Conflict, Action & Suspense by William Noble.
The Marshall Plan for Novel Writing by Evan Marshall.
Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing by Patricia T. O'Conner.

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