Posts tagged with ‘Book Reviews’

  • Book Review: Outliers

    By on July 12, 2009

    I liked this book by Malcolm Gladwell and give it five stars. He debunks the theory that success is...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Help

    By on July 5, 2009

    I liked this book by Kathryn Stockett and give it 5 stars. This recently released novel is about black...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: 1000 Artist Journal Pages

    By on June 10, 2009

    I have really enjoyed this book by Dawn De Vries Sokol and even give it five stars. I bought...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Story Book of Science

    By on June 4, 2009

    I read this classic book by Jean Henri-Fabre (France 1823 – 1915) to my homeschooled 6th grader as supplementary...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Women In Love

    By on May 23, 2009

    This classic by D.H. Lawrence has been on my to-be-read list for probably twenty years. The best thing I...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Journal of a Solitude

    By on May 9, 2009

    I loved this book and give it five stars. I heard a retrospective on NPR of their best interviews...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Warden

    By on April 23, 2009

    This is the first book I’ve ever read of Anthony Trollope. I liked it well enough to add it’s...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Mysterious Benedict Society

    By on April 18, 2009

    My 12 year old daughter has read this book by Trenton Lee Stewart so many times, I finally succumbed...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Beyond Belief

    By on April 10, 2009

    A review of this book in the Christian Science Monitor said, “This remarkable book will stir and provoke thought. ...

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    Polly Castor
  • Two Book Reviews

    By on April 7, 2009

    The above two books are the best (non-spiritual) non-fiction I have read since the Omnivore’s Dilemma a few years...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Art of Detection

    By on March 24, 2009

    I read this book because I had read another book titled The Beekeeper’s Apprentice a few years ago, also by...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: House of Daughters

    By on March 18, 2009

    I enjoyed this book even though I’m only giving it three stars.  It was a bit shallow but the...

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    Polly Castor