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Sonderbooks 104

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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, discuss books you've read, and order your own copies.
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Happy reading!

January 2, 2006


*****A Writer's Paris, by Eric Maisel
*****The Script, by Elizabeth Landers and Vicky Mainzel
*****How One of You Can Bring the Two of You Together, by Susan Page
***Poem a Day, Volume 3, edited by Retta Bowen, Nick Temple, Nicholas Albery, and Stephanie Wienrich


*****These Three Remain:  Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman, Book 3, by Pamela Aidan
****A Christmas Guest, by Anne Perry

Young Adult Fiction

****City of Flowers:  Stravaganza Book 3, by Mary Hoffman

Children's Nonfiction

****Through the Tempests Dark and Wild, by Sharon Darrow, illustrated by Angela Barrett

Children's Fiction

***Dream-of-Jade, the Emperor's Cat, by Lloyd Alexander

Old Favorite

(Children's Fiction): ***The New Adventures of the Mad Scientists' Club, by Bertrand R. Brinley

Picture Book Pick

****Robert's Snowflakes, compiled by Grace Lin and Robert Mercer

Quotation of the Month

You can get a lot more done in life if you don’t worry about who gets the credit.”

—Susan Page, in How One of You Can Bring the Two of You Together

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