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Anthem
3.62
it was ok
Really a very remarkable book. I had never read Ayn Rand, and when I saw this short book (a mere 120 pages compared to her colossal giant, Atlas Shrug ...more
May 05, 2011
May 05, 2011
 
Please Mrs Butler
4.24
did not like it

I purchased Please Mrs Butler as a concession to my great enjoyment of poetry. As poems I enjoyed this collection a great deal – they were sprightly,
...more
May 19, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
Hostage Lands (Heroes & History #1)
4.14
it was amazing
Wow, what a book! Neil Perkins, a fifteen year old student at an English Grammar School, dislikes Latin and his Latin teacher until the day he wrecks ...more
Mar 31, 2010
Apr 01, 2010
 
Love Letters of Great Men
4.05
liked it
A collection of finely written love letters from some of the world's most well known men - Henry VIII, Cromwell, George Washington, Mozart, Napoleon, ...more
Jul 06, 2011
Jul 06, 2011
 
The Last Disciple
3.90
liked it
Hanegraaff and Brouwer had an extremely interesting cast of characters, an intriguing story-line, a wonderful setting, and good theology to apply to t ...more
Feb 06, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
 
Twelve Angry Men
4.07
liked it
A very well-crafted play. Twelve men are on a jury to either convict or pardon a sixteen-year old boy for the death of his father. When they adjourn t ...more
Apr 30, 2011
May 05, 2011
 
The Wrong Box
3.63
liked it
Much more humorous and to the point than 'The Wrecker'. While totally unbelievable, it was still quite quite funny. Point in case - Morris's enumerati ...more
Dec 28, 2010
Dec 28, 2010
 
Sound the Jubilee
3.91
really liked it
Ever since young master Jamie died in the war, the Mistress has been different. She’s in mourning now, but it’s more than that. She’s been distracted, ...more
May 03, 2012
Oct 28, 2013
 
The Way
1.00
did not like it
This was supposed to be a devotional for young boys, but it basically turned out to be a sermon on how to prepare for partaking in the Eucharist. (?!) ...more
Dec 26, 2009
Jan 02, 2010
 
Exploring World History Part 2: World History, Literature, and Bible - The Renaissance to the Present
3.89
liked it
This book presented a very good over-view of history. However, Notgrass called Calvin's involvement in the execution of Servetus 'a disreputable stain ...more
Feb 10, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
 
Cyrano de Bergerac
4.06
really liked it
One of the most entertaining plays that I've read in quite a while. Cyrano has a certain quality about him that is most enjoyable - or perhaps it is a ...more
Nov 30, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
Favorite Poems Of Emily Dickinson
4.06
it was amazing
Each time I read a collection of Emily Dickinson’s poetry, she rises higher in my estimation. When I first read her poetry, I perceived her as a nonse ...more
Apr 18, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
 
By Right Of Conquest: Or, With Cortez In Mexico
3.80
really liked it
Roger Harkshaw and his father Reuben decide to sail to Mexico and attempt to establish trade with some of the natives. Because the pope has allocated ...more
Apr 12, 2010
Apr 08, 2010
 
Husky with a Heart (Animal Ark: Holiday Special, #14)
3.90
liked it
Mandy Hope is absolutely ecstatic to help Hannah Burgess’ beautiful husky, Quiver, deliver her litter of puppies and even more excited when she learns ...more
Mar 04, 2015
Jun 25, 2015
 
Boris
3.80
liked it
Boris has never been more tired, hungry, or cold in all of his life. And he is worried, too – worried that this dreadful war will never end, worried t ...more
Nov 27, 2012
Nov 01, 2013
 
The Religious Life: Religious Living, Prayer and Worship, Christians in an Unchristian Society
1.00
did not like it
I'm not going to write a review for this book, because if I did, I'd get angry. Suffice it to say, I was told that the Bible has many inaccuracies, t ...more
Jan 30, 2010
Feb 04, 2010
 
101 Inventions That Changed the World
4.00
liked it
Who doesn’t like inventions? We’d be pretty lost without them – imagine a world without machines, electricity, and electronics. Or even some of the ba ...more
Apr 17, 2014
Apr 17, 2014
 
The Snow Goose
4.10
liked it
Rhayader has never been loved. He’s always been the ugly, deformed hunchback who, if anyone took the time to talk to him, it was obviously with great ...more
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
 
Jessica's First Prayer
4.07
liked it
'Jessica's First Prayer' tells the story of Jessica, a young, fatherless girl who lives with her abusive mother and becomes friends with Mr. Daniel, t ...more
Nov 14, 2009
Nov 15, 2009
 
A Day in the Life of a Colonial Soldier (Library of Living and Working in Colonial Times)
3.20
liked it
I loved the outer cover of this book. It’s a light taupe with an antique-ish looking illustration of a Colonial soldier plastered onto the front. But ...more
Jun 26, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
 
Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine, France, 1136
3.87
it was ok
This book is one of the more interesting in The Royal Diaries series, but Eleanor's continual disregard for her grandmother's instructions was a sourc ...more
May 2012
May 08, 2012
 
God Cares About Me
2.00
it was ok
This is one of those picture books that was written for a very obvious purpose – and the purpose wasn’t to tell a story. The purpose was to tell child ...more
Jul 09, 2014
Aug 01, 2014
 
John F. Kennedy
2.67
really liked it
The Kennedys were a family deeply entrenched in politics. Both of John’s grandfathers were involved in politics and his father was a successful busine ...more
Nov 19, 2014
Dec 22, 2014
 
Cavalcade of Poems
3.50
liked it
I love the way that sounds – a cavalcade of poetry! If there’s anything I enjoy, it is the application of militaristic terms to informal occasions. Th ...more
Apr 30, 2014
Apr 30, 2014
 
Cabbages and Kings
4.01
it was ok
This is definitely not O. Henry at his best. His strength is with the individual short story - this book is a collection of short stories which is sup ...more
Feb 10, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
 
Thomas Paine: "Common Sense" and Revolutionary Pamphleteering
3.75
really liked it
It always amazes me when I read a biography about a famous man whose early life gave no indication of the exalted role he would someday play. Captain ...more
Jun 26, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
 
Eddie the Dog Holder
4.05
it was amazing
From the author of Eddie’s Green Thumb comes another book about the same endearing character!

The Story.

School had been closed for a week, and Eddie di
...more
Oct 11, 2014
Oct 11, 2014
 
The Whipping Boy
3.54
really liked it
Young 'Jemmy-From-the-Streets' is given the grand honor of being the whipping boy for Prince 'Brat' (a not-so-affectionate nickname given by those who ...more
Dec 03, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
 
The Little White House
4.08
liked it
My mom gave me this book after purchasing it at a book sale only to bring it home and discover that she already owned a copy. I cannot help but think ...more
Apr 24, 2015
Apr 24, 2015
 
And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?
3.90
really liked it
Paul Revere was born in Boston Massachusetts. Of course, Boston was much smaller then – there weren’t nearly so many roads and buildings all stuffed t ...more
Apr 11, 2014
Apr 11, 2014
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