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Artful Sentences by Virginia Tufte
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Song Against Shadow by Anne E.G. Nydam
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I bought this book for my son when he was in middle school. He is in high school now and still loves it! We are slowly acquiring the entire series.

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I liked the premise of the story, it was new to me. I really liked the vibrancy of...more
Song Against Shadow by Anne E.G. Nydam
" This book is set in a fairly traditional fantasy world, but with a hero who doesn't use the traditional swords or sorcery to deal with her world. From its beginnings as a quest like that faced by many a hero, this tale becomes a much deeper, riche... " Read more of this review »
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Artful Sentences by Virginia Tufte
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This is a marvelous book. Not good for sitting down and just reading through necessarily, but excellent as a reference and style manual.

Virginia Tufte's long experience allows her to gracefully accept variations in style and therefore avoid prescript...more
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On Writing Well by William Zinsser
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Not sure how much I can say about this book, other than it is a great text for people struggling with using grammar rules, and a sort of "storybook" for people who just want to brush up on their writing skills. Zinsser is a much-published author of n...more
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