Posts tagged with ‘4 Star books’

  • Book Review: Cooked

    By on May 7, 2014

    I became a fan of Michael Pollan’s over his book The Omnivore’s Dilemma which was a watershed read for...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Schooled

    By on March 29, 2014

    It was a quite scathing expose– in novel form –of the world of the elite New York City private...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Burgess Boys

    By on March 22, 2014

    I give it four stars as well; I am glad I read it, even though it is not really...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

    By on March 16, 2014

    Unexpectedly, I really enjoyed this fun, light book, and give this romping novel four stars.

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Longbourn

    By on January 15, 2014

    I enjoyed this new retelling of Pride and Prejudice from the servants point of view, with their own drama...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Prisoners of the Sea

    By on December 21, 2013

    One of the advantages of our approach toward homeschooling is that we created a culture of reading aloud as...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: A Small Farm in Maine

    By on November 10, 2013

    I really enjoyed this small volume and give it four stars. I chose to read it for my memoir...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Robert McCloskey

    By on August 22, 2013

    While I was in Maine and in his stomping grounds, I read this biography of one of my favorite...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Power of Habit

    By on March 26, 2013

    I have thought a lot about the power of habits over the years. This book is good and well...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Flight of Gemma Hardy

    By on March 8, 2013

    Not particularly a Jane Eyre fan, I was reluctant to read this book fashioned closely after that story. ...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Reluctant Widow

    By on February 25, 2013

    I have long been recommended by many to read Georgette Heyer – people commonly say that anyone who likes...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Abstract City

    By on February 18, 2013

    I liked this book more than I thought I would, and I give it four stars. It is both...

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    Polly Castor