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 Sonderbooks 96

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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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Click on the title of the book to read the complete review.

Happy reading!

June 20, 2005


****A New Kind of Christian, by Brian D. McLaren
****The Complete Peanuts:  1955 to 1956, by Charles M. Schulz
****In Focus:  National Geographic's Greatest Portraits
****Getting the Love You Want, by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
****Head Over Heels in the Dales, by Gervase Phinn


*****Zorro, by Isabel Allende
****Carry On, Jeeves, by P. G. Wodehouse
  ****Eight of Swords, by David Skibbins
***Suspense and Sensibility, by Carrie Bebris

Young Adult Fiction

  ***The Faery Reel, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling

Children's Nonfiction

***Once Upon a Poem

Children's Fiction

****More Perfect Than the Moon, by Patricia MacLachlan
****King Matt the First, by Janusz Korczak
***Say Cheese, Medusa! by Kate McMullan

Old Favorite

(Nonfiction): ****The Summer of the Great-Grandmother, by Madeleine L'Engle

Picture Book Pick

*****Michael Rosen's Sad Book, by Michael Rosen, pictures by Quentin Blake

Quotation of the Week

“There are all too few heroes with a romantic heart and a fun-loving nature.”

—Isabel Allende in Zorro

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