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 Sonderbooks 93

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Welcome to Sonderbooks, an e-zine of book reviews by Sondra Eklund.
In this site, you can find good books for yourself or for friends.
You can hear about books to read, talk about books you've read, and order your own copies.
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Happy reading!

March 29, 2005


*****Leaving the Saints, by Martha Beck
****Over Hill and Dale, by Gervase Phinn
  ****Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, by John Perkins
****Room to Grow, edited by Christina Baker Kline
****Remarkable Reads, edited by J. Peder Zane
****Lighthouses of Europe, photographs by Philip Plisson and Guillaume Plisson, text by Daniel Charles
  ***Ready or Not, Here Life Comes, by Mel Levine, M.D.
***Living in Rome, by Bruno Racine, photographs by Alain Fleischer


****Vanishing Acts, by Jodi Picoult
***The Tale of Hill Top Farm, by Susan Wittig Albert
  ***The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios:  Short Fiction, by Yann Martel

Young Adult Fiction

***Dancing in Red Shoes Will Kill You, by Dorian Cirrone

Children's Nonfiction

****The Milestones Project, photographs by Dr. Richard Steckel and Michele Steckel
***Parthenon, by Lynn Curlee

Children's Fiction

****Gracie:  The Pixie of the Puddle, by Donna Jo Napoli
***Jack and the Seven Deadly Giants, by Sam Swope, pictures by Carll Cneut

Old Favorite

(Young Adult Fiction): *****Emily's Quest, by L. M. Montgomery

Picture Book Pick

****The Yellow Balloon, by Charlotte Dematons 

Quotation of the Week

“The work for which we are fitted—
which we feel we are sent into the world to do—
what a blessing it is and what fullness of joy it holds.”

—Emily in Emily's Quest, by L. M. Montgomery

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