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The Water Devil (Margaret of Ashbury, #3)
I'm very sorry this series is finished I loved the first two books. I had a 20 year break between books 2 and 3 simply because I did'nt know until las ...more
Apr 05, 2011
Mar 13, 2011
Thinking From A To Z
Nice, concise easy to read definitions of the types of philosophical argument.

I recently took a course on an introduction to philosophy, and this book
Dec 22, 2012
Jul 01, 2007
If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him: The Pilgrimage Of Psychotherapy Patients
I read this while a teenager at the request of my Father. I don't know why, since I wasn't into any "subversive" groups (at the worst, it was the Girl ...more
Jan 1980
Oct 17, 2009
Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter
**spoiler alert** The writing of this book is initially heart-breaking and depressing. The fact she was unloved seems like it's driven home on almost ...more
May 22, 2011
May 20, 2011
New Guide To Medicines & Drugs
I owned a previous edition of this for many years, and this edition will replace it. It will sit on a book shelf in my living room, as the previous ed ...more
Jul 15, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
Essential Oils (Complete Illustrated Guides)
It's a nice book to keep on a shelf when you're not having a good day remembering basic information. If you're a beginner, it's a good book to buy. If ...more
Jan 2000
Mar 13, 2011
Walk a Lonely Road
As a teenager, I read Joyce Stranger's books avidly. This one, amongst others of hers, made me cry. It (and the others) had a happy ending though, and ...more
Jan 1978
Jul 03, 2007
Chopsticks!: An Owner's Manual
This was a fun book I spotted in a remaindered book store. It's a cute little history book with some nice illustrations and I'd recommend it to anyone ...more
Oct 1994
May 22, 2011
The Star Child (The Star Child, #1)
I read the book and didn't know it was young adult until I came to review it.

I'm of mixed feelings about this book. Overall, I really liked the basic
Jan 23, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
You don't "read" dictionaries like this one. You peruse, and re-direct to another entry, and re-direct,
Sep 06, 2009
Sep 06, 2009
The Cook book.
The author really should read "The Eighth Day Co-operative". Since this cook book is from the recipes from the 8th Day Cafe (next to/under the Eighth ...more
Aug 2000
Dec 15, 2011
Bernard Clayton's New Complete Book of Breads
From the first month I owned this book, I tried a recipe. It's well written, and even if you don't agree with everything he says, there's some solid l ...more
Jul 1993
May 24, 2011
George Don't Do That ... & Stately as a Galleon
Well, I liked the first half. Not really enamoured with the second half and I'm old enough to remember Joyce Grenfell on TV performing some of the ske ...more
Nov 08, 2014
Nov 07, 2014
Daughter of Joy (Brides of Culdee Creek, #1)
I started out enjoying this, but unfortunately, the christian references flew thick and fast at the end of the book - and I became bored. It wasn't re ...more
May 25, 2012
May 25, 2012
Hungarian Cookery
It's a nice book. My ancestry is partially Austro-Hungarian (great-grand-mother and Great-grand-father) and my Father grew up on a few of her recipes. ...more
Mar 2004
Dec 15, 2011
Haapsalu Shawl
It's a lovely, lovely book. It's really a reference book about the knitting traditions of Estonian Shawls and unless you have enough knowledge to make ...more
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
Knitting in Vogue patterns from the '30s to the '80s to knit NOW
My edition is a book club associates publication - no ISBN.
It's an interesting pattern book. Some adaptations of original patterns are sympathetic, s
Apr 15, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Rodale's Basic Natural Foods Cookbook
I love this book. It's not typically "healthy", as it contains many meat recipes, but it is wide ranging in types of recipes, making it easy for a mot ...more
Jan 1990
May 29, 2011
Ghost Story (The Dresden Files,  #13)
Well. Three stars for now. The dissemination on the storyline is not setting right in my head, and so, I'll wait until the end of the next book to "re ...more
Oct 06, 2014
Sep 30, 2014
Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys & Arans
This is both a pattern and history book. It's a book more for a person who's previously knit ganseys and wants more information, so it's out of my lea ...more
Mar 26, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party
I liked the series, so I don't know why it took so long to actually buy this.
I liked the way the story moved along, but I was sorry that the teenager
Aug 12, 2012
Aug 12, 2012
You Know Your Way Home
The title made me think this book was something it isn't - a guided self-help book. Not that I'm complaining.
I stayed up to finish this book. I had to
May 08, 2012
May 04, 2012
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
Regardless of the rating, it's not a book that lists even 50% of my choices of books-to-read (I've a great love of Fantasy/Science-fiction). Doesn't m ...more
Dec 05, 2012
Dec 05, 2012
The Frugal Gourmet on Our Immigrant Ancestors
I really like the book, but, I'd have liked the book a bit more if it was in a trade paperback size, giving the recipes room around the margins so not ...more
Feb 1999
Sep 12, 2012
Witches' Mark
I've read a bit of erotica. I, like many others, expect a plot and decent characters along with my titillation. Getting all three is not that common. ...more
Jan 06, 2012
Jan 01, 2012
Knitted Vegetables
It's a small and thin book, so it took about an hour to thoroughly read. I had already previewed it at, so I knew what I was getting. I s ...more
Jul 02, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
The Quick and Natural Macrobiotic Cookbook the Quick and Natural Macrobiotic Cookbook
Honestly, I bought this on a whim. It was on sale and I was seriously thinking about what being macrobiotic (in the mid 1980's) meant, so I got it. I' ...more
Aug 1987
May 29, 2011
365 Luncheon Dishes: A Luncheon Dish for Every Day in the Year
Mine is the 1902 edition for the Kindle.
Well, this is an interesting "cooks" cookbook. For most of the recipes, there's minimal instruction and in so
Jun 15, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
New Recipes From Moosewood Restaurant
I don't remember why i bought this, but I'm happy I did. It's got some very tasty recipes in it. Skimming through it, I've got some notes next to ingr ...more
Jan 1994
May 29, 2011
How to Bake
This is a nice book. I picked it up simply due to his appearence and demonstrations on "The Great British Bake-off". His recipes are nicely written ou ...more
Aug 09, 2012
Aug 09, 2012
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