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My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding (There Be Pirates, #1; Kit and Olivia, #2; Nightcreature, #5.5; Sookie Stackhouse, #6.1; The Dresden Files, #7.5; Dark-Hunter, #6.25)
3.76
I really enjoyed this collection of wedding-themed fantasy stories. Included in the collection are Jim Butcher, writing a Dresden Files story and Char ...more
Mar 28, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
 
Bearing Witness: Poetry by Teachers About Teaching
4.50
I found these poems to be, overall, less fiery than I thought they would be. There are many excellent reflections on the different facets of a teacher ...more
Apr 25, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
 
The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
4.37
A little uneven. Some of the stories gripped me and some left me a little cold. This book did, however, make me more interested in reading the origina ...more
May 10, 2010
Sep 02, 2010
 
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
3.95
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Feb 22, 2015
Feb 22, 2015
 
The Radiation Sonnets: For My Love, in Sickness and in Health
4.06
Yolen wrote this series of 43 sonnets during the time her husband was undergoing radiation therapy for a malignant brain tumor. At a time when all els ...more
Mar 29, 2010
Mar 30, 2010
 
Conviction
4.70
Mali's audiobooks are where he really shines. You can hear the smile in his voice at times. The intricacy of his writing and the careful articulation ...more
Jan 2012
Apr 15, 2010
 
The Flash of Lightning Behind the Mountain: New Poems
4.08
Bukowski's poems are stark and unsentimental in the extreme. These free verse poems cover subjects I don't usually see from other poets: gambling, dri ...more
Jul 25, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
 
Shake Loose My Skin: New and Selected Poems
4.35
All in all I was not in love with this book, and I wanted to be. It is not a complaint about the poems in the book, although I was often put off with ...more
Apr 24, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
Newspaper Blackout
4.04
I have followed Kleon's blog for a couple of years now. Seeing these poems all collected in this book was not a letdown. The way he can find poems in ...more
May 27, 2010
Sep 02, 2010
 
What Learning Leaves
4.34
I am a big fan of Mali's. He has a gift for capturing the experience of a teacher and presenting it in a way that can be understood by just about anyo ...more
Apr 17, 2010
Apr 22, 2010
 
Acolytes
4.17
Nikki Giovanni is one of my favorite contemporary poets. Her voice is strong and proud. Some of the poems are fun, some tender, and all come from her ...more
Apr 10, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire
4.29
Bukowski is a powerful poet. His poems are stark and bleak. The best ending to be hoped for is the realization of contentment now and then. He is beco ...more
Jun 04, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
To This Day: For the Bullied and Beautiful
4.53
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Feb 25, 2015
Feb 25, 2015
 
Pure Water: Poetry of Rumi
4.00
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Mar 2015
Mar 01, 2015
 
One Kind of Faith
3.69
These poems by Soto were more for grown-ups. They take on racism more directly. I found these mainly to be very strong and readable.
Apr 04, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
Partly Cloudy: Poems of Love and Longing
3.46
Cutesy poems for middle schoolers. I would put it in a middle school library or give it as a present to a 6th or 7th grader.
Apr 10, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
The Last Time as We Are
4.33
Mali's newest book. Again, I highly recommend this book--especially to my teacher friends.
Apr 18, 2010
Apr 22, 2010
 
Teacher Haiku: Three Short Lines for Your Long School Year
3.00
These were fun and true-to-life. I think any teacher would identify with these haiku.
Jun 19, 2014
Sep 02, 2010
 
Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant: And Other Poems
3.98
These poems were cute and clever. I am looking forward to reading them to my daughter.
Jun 22, 2010
Jun 24, 2010
 
Secret Windows: Essays and Fiction on the Craft of Writing
3.79
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Apr 15, 2002
May 29, 2015
 
Side Effects
4.02
None
Jun 1996
Nov 17, 2009
 
A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul:  101 More Stories To Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit
3.97
None
Jun 17, 1996
Nov 17, 2009
 
Anthonology
3.59
None
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Nov 17, 2009
 
The Desiderata of Faith: A Collection of Religious Poems
4.11
None
Nov 03, 1996
Nov 17, 2009
 
Writers Dreaming: 26 Writers Talk About Their Dreams and the Creative Process
3.49
None
Nov 25, 1996
Nov 17, 2009
 
The New Kid on the Block
4.02
None
Mar 07, 1997
Nov 17, 2009
 
The D- Poems of Jeremy Bloom (Sort Of)
3.48
None
Apr 10, 1997
Nov 17, 2009
 
The Last-Place Sports Poems of Jeremy Bloom
3.19
None
Apr 11, 1997
Nov 17, 2009
 
The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
4.32
None
Apr 25, 1997
Nov 17, 2009
 
The Pocket Book of Ogden Nash
4.26
None
Jun 14, 1997
Nov 17, 2009
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