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Sunset in a Spider Web: Sijo Poetry of Ancient Korea
4.25
it was amazing
This book is a collection of sijo poems from old Korea in English translation. Sijo are something like haikus. Here is a sample:

"My house is so deep i
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Feb 19, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
 
Tears of Paradox (Storms of Transformation Series, #1)
4.35
really liked it
This is the story of a married couple, Jason and Michelle, facing the future in a world that could only be described as dystopian. But it's not any ol ...more
May 27, 2015
May 28, 2015
 
The Notice (Storms Of Transformation Series, #2)
3.81
really liked it
How can a family survive an America which has been 'fundamentally transformed' in all the wrong ways?

'The Notice' is a sequel to 'Tears of Paradox.' B
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May 20, 2015
May 28, 2015
 
Haiku Handbook: How to Write, Share, and Teach Haiku
4.29
really liked it
When I read this book for the first time I wished that every school teacher that decides to do a haiku-writing lesson would read this book first. Haik ...more
not set
May 30, 2015
 
Honor at Stake (Love at First Bite #1)
4.12
really liked it
Vampire romance for people who think! How many vampire novels have you read that feature a discussion on philosophy, as it relates to vampires, with r ...more
Sep 2015
Sep 03, 2015
 
Moni the Goat-Boy
4.00
really liked it
Moni the Goat-Boy follows the story of Solomon, nicknamed Moni, a Swiss lad who's convinced he's got the sweetest job ever--- goat-boy of his home vil ...more
Aug 13, 2011
May 27, 2012
 
100 Best-Loved Poems
3.86
really liked it
This is another volume in the Dover Thrift Editions series. The book is quite an inexpensive way to get a collection of poems that is likely to includ ...more
Jan 25, 2016
Jan 25, 2016
 
Tap Dancing on the Roof: Sijo (Poems)
3.80
really liked it
This is a book of sijo poems for children. Sijo are a Korean poetic form, similar to haiku, but longer.

The poems in this book deal with things that a
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Jun 23, 2015
Jun 23, 2015
 
The Buckskin Line (Texas Rangers, #1)
4.03
really liked it
"He was Comanche, and he was known among the People as Buffalo Caller. Once in a time of hunger, when he was a fledgling on one of his first hunts, th ...more
Feb 22, 2015
Feb 22, 2015
 
Proving the Catholic Faith is Biblical
4.00
really liked it
This book consists of 80 short chapters, each dealing with an issue that may come to people's minds when thinking about the Catholic faith. Each of th ...more
Jul 14, 2015
Jul 14, 2015
 
Ten-Second Rainshowers: Poems by Young People
4.07
really liked it
This is a book of poems by schoolchildren. The editor is the poet Sandford Lyne, who is also the author of 'Writing Poetry from the Inside Out', which ...more
Jun 15, 2015
Jun 15, 2015
 
Chiron Review - Issue 97, Fall 2014
4.83
really liked it
Chiron Review is a poetry magazine in book form, and this particular issue dates from Fall 2014. It contains the works of a wide variety of poets and ...more
not set
Jun 07, 2015
 
Selected Poems
4.17
really liked it
"There is no frigate like a book
To take us lands away,
Nor any coursers like a page
Of prancing poetry."

When I began to read this book I was not a grea
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Jan 21, 2016
Jan 21, 2016
 
Movement: A Short Story
4.10
it was amazing
This is the story of Hannah, a girl with temporal autism, a futur-y version of the sort of autism spectrum disorders people have now. She sees the wor ...more
May 26, 2012
May 26, 2012
 
Goblin Market and Other Poems
4.08
really liked it
Christina Rossetti, born in 1830, was involved in the Anglo-Catholic movement in the Anglican church, and her poetic work often has themes derived fro ...more
Jun 08, 2015
Jun 07, 2015
 
The Memory of Earth (Homecoming, #1)
3.57
it was amazing
A boy from the civilized City of Women chooses to follow his visionary father to the harsh life of the desert.

The story begins with the Oversoul, a go
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May 07, 2012
May 30, 2012
 
Cat and Mouse
3.52
really liked it
Cat and Mouse is a 1959 published sci-fi short story, 11,344 words / 38 pages in length. The main character is a canny old Alaskan trapper, Ed Brown w ...more
Dec 22, 2011
May 27, 2012
 
Beckon
3.79
really liked it
"Aw, darn!" I thought when I looked up the description of this book, featured on the Christian Science Fiction and Fantasy blog tour. "It's one of tho ...more
May 19, 2012
May 20, 2012
 
Magic's Pawn (Valdemar: Last Herald-Mage #1)
4.21
it was amazing
Why be A Hero? A review of: Magic's Pawn (The Last Herald-Mage series)
Mercedes Lackey
1989

Sometime in the early 90s, I got a book-club edition copy of
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Jan 1990
May 20, 2012
 
Attitude to Gratitude
4.50
really liked it
This slim volume of poetry is written by a woman with Down Syndrome, who began writing poetry while taking a course at Salve Regina University in Newp ...more
Jun 2015
Jun 03, 2015
 
Confessions of a Prolife Missionary
5.00
it was amazing
Fr. Paul Marx, OSB, was the founder of Human Life International, and he spent many years traveling the world advocating for the respect for human life ...more
Jul 15, 2012
Jul 15, 2012
 
Greater Treasures: A DragonEye Novella
4.46
it was amazing
What if private investigator Sam Spade happened to be a dragon? And what if his partner was a magic-using nun from a parallel dimension? That's what a ...more
Apr 21, 2013
Jul 21, 2013
 
A Pius Man
4.07
really liked it
Murder at the Vatican--- and the murdered man turns out to have been researching Pope Pius XII. That pope, once known as the pope who opposed Hitler a ...more
Feb 22, 2015
Jul 28, 2014
 
The Classic Tradition of Haiku: An Anthology
3.97
it was amazing
This slim and inexpensive volume gives you a taste of the work of classic Japanese haiku writers from Iio Sogi (1421-1502) to Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902 ...more
Sep 09, 2014
Sep 09, 2014
 
Mein Kampf
3.13
did not like it
Even if you can get past the evil deeds of the author, this book is just poorly written. Hitler harangues on and on about his pet peeves and old confl ...more
not set
May 20, 2012
 
Voices from the Void: A Science Fiction Short Story
4.83
really liked it
Space travel can drive you insane. And so a small band of interstellar travelers, confined together, experience the effects of a force which causes th ...more
not set
Jul 08, 2015
 
Where the Opium Cactus Grows
4.00
really liked it
As I am the author of this volume of poetry, modesty forbids my saying more than it was a great deal of fun to write the poems in this book. Some of t ...more
Dec 12, 2010
Sep 15, 2013
 
Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?
3.97
really liked it
None
Jun 11, 2012
Jun 11, 2012
 
A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle, #1)
3.99
it was ok
None
not set
Jun 16, 2012
 
Basho's Narrow Road: Spring and Autumn Passages
3.90
None
not set
Jun 08, 2015
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