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Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style
This was my "Merry Christmas To Me" gift over the holidays. I had been drooling over this book for the past couple years but the asking price was a bi ...more
Feb 18, 2015
Dec 25, 2014
The Great Snape Debate
The books by J.K. Rowling are all about Harry -- so why are we so fascinated by Severus Snape? For fans of the series, that's easy: Love him or hate h ...more
Jul 2007
Jan 23, 2008
Black and white : the confrontation of Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor
This is an excellent book for older grade school and up. It offers a look at Birmingham, Alabama, during the Civil Rights movement, concentrating on t ...more
Feb 02, 2012
Feb 01, 2012
The Shark Handbook: The Essential Guide for Understanding the Sharks of the World
This is one of the two books I picked up in Wilmington. Dr. Skomal's shark guide is one of the nicest, most concise and most educational book on shark ...more
Oct 16, 2011
Oct 15, 2011
Reliable Fundraising: What Good Causes Need to Know to Survive and Thrive
I checked this book out as a potential source and inspiration for writing grants. I'm investigating grant writing to continue the computer classes I h ...more
Jul 16, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
How to Find Almost Anyone, Anywhere
Before I do this review, I need to point out the book I read was an older version. I've found at least one newer version. Given how much has changed i ...more
Dec 18, 2011
Dec 17, 2011
Social Media for Business: 101 Ways to Grow Your Business Without Wasting Your Time
A very handy guide overall to the various types of social media outlets out there. The book concentrates on the largest ones, such as Facebook, Twitte ...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
Vampire Forensics: Uncovering the Origins of an Enduring Legend
This is a fascinating look at the origins of vampire lore from all around the world (or a similar manifestation). I've always considered myself tolera ...more
Nov 19, 2014
Oct 21, 2014
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
This one has been on my want-to-read list for years. I can see why it is so highly recommended by writers. King keeps his advice succinct, and he rela ...more
Jun 29, 2014
Jun 29, 2014
Tv Moms
This was an interesting television trivia book on moms I picked up at a white elephant auction. It highlights well-known (and some not as well-known) ...more
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 15, 2011
The Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Dracula
I love vampire lore, and this book was a lot of fun. It concentrates a lot on the various vampire movies, using Brahm Stoker's famous novel as the cen ...more
Nov 24, 2009
Nov 23, 2009
Shakespeare's Daughters
An ABSOLUTE must-read if someone is studying Shakespeare, or is a fan of his work. Hamilton compares father-daughter relationships in Shakespeare's pl ...more
May 11, 2008
May 11, 2008
Brides from Around the World Paper Dolls
I have several of this type of paper doll book. I find them a handy quick reference for period fashion looks and designs when I am researching such th ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 17, 2008
Another book where the illustrations (by Rebecca Guay, one of my favorite artists), drew me to the book. The illustrations are excellent as always; th ...more
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Dec 21, 2007
The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology: An A-Z Guide to the Myths and Legends of the Ancient World
An amazing collection of myths from all over. I keep this one on my reference shelves in my computer room in case I ever need to look something up. Gr ...more
Jan 2006
Jan 17, 2008
Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols
I use this book frequently, especially in creative writing. A great book if you need to look up the symbolism behind just about anything, from plants ...more
Jan 2004
Jan 17, 2008
TV Weddings
It's in a similar vein as the TV moms book, except this one highlights weddings. An interesting, quick read that I think television and trivia buffs w ...more
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 15, 2011
The Complete Illustrated Guide to the Kings & Queens of Britain: A Magnificent and Authoritative History of the Royalty of Britain - The Rulers, Their Consorts and Families, and the Pretenders to the Throne
Invaluable reference book on the royal monarchs of Great Britain. I've used this several times in various projects.
Jan 2005
Jan 17, 2008
Mythology of the American Nations
A nice, handy reference to Native American myth and lore.
Jan 2005
Jan 17, 2008
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