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*****= An all-time favorite
****  = Outstanding
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*        = Good, with reservations


New Books at Sembach Library!

February 17, 2003

Here's a list of some wonderful new books that Sembach Library recently received
as a donation from the Sembach Officers' Spouses' Club.
I was the lucky one who made the wish list that they selected from,
so these books are a set of personal favorites, many of which I've already reviewed.
I've also included three excellent books that the library acquired shortly after I reviewed them.

For the books that I have reviewed, I've put the star rating they received and a link to the review.
For the books that have no stars, the link leads to's listing of that book.


*****Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen
****Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Persuasion, by Jane Austen
Emma, by Jane Austen
*****The Sand-Reckoner, by Gillian Bradshaw
*****Cleopatra's Heir, by Gillian Bradshaw
Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte
*****Watership Down, by Richard Adams
*****The Scarlet Pimpernel, by Baroness Orczy

Young Adult Fiction

*****The Blue Sword, by Robin McKinley
Beauty, by Robin McKinley
Rose Daughter, by Robin McKinley
*****The Thief, by Megan Whalen Turner
*****The Queen of Attolia, by Megan Whalen Turner
The Spellcoats, by Diana Wynne Jones
Drowned Ammet, by Diana Wynne Jones
The Crown of Dalemark, by Diana Wynne Jones

Children's Fiction

****The Fairy's Return, by Gail Carson Levine
Whalesong, by Robert Siegel
****Man of the Family, by Ralph Moody
****Pollyanna, by Eleanor H. Porter
The Prince of the Pond, by Donna Jo Napoli

Many thanks to the Sembach Officers' Spouses' Club for these wonderful books!

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