Posts tagged with ‘Fiction’

  • Book Review: A Girl of the Limberlost

    By on September 13, 2009

    My 12 year old daughter had read this book last spring and loved it so much that she bought...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Abstinence Teacher

    By on August 18, 2009

    This novel raises controversial issues about sex education and about the separation of church and state in suburban America....

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Chasing Harry Winston

    By on July 22, 2009

    Something about summer requires some good chic lit. (Normally I’d call it a “beach read,” but the beaches I’ve...

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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: 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: 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: 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
  • Book Review: Their Eyes Were Watching God

    By on March 12, 2009

      This book was a masterpiece.  I give it five stars even though when I tried to read it...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers

    By on February 26, 2009

      Do you know the story of Hosea in the Bible?  This Christian story mirrors it with a good...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: One Fifth Avenue

    By on February 17, 2009

    This book is more vapid than most I read.  I requested it from the library last summer to read...

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    Polly Castor