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 Sonderbooks 89

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

December 20, 2004


*****The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness, by Joel ben Izzy
****How Can We Keep From Singing, by Joan Oliver Goldsmith
****Imagined London, by Anna Quindlen
***If God Is Love, by Philip Gulley and James Mulholland
  ***The 9/11 Commission Report


****Lost In a Good Book, by Jasper Fforde
***Silent Night, by Mary Higgins Clark

Young Adult Fiction

****The Shamer's Daughter, by Lene Kaaberbol
****The Schwa Was Here, by Neal Shusterman
***Wishing Moon, by Michael O. Tunnell

Children's Nonfiction

****Actual Size, by Steve Jenkins

Children's Fiction

****The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place, by E. L. Konigsburg

Old Favorite

(Nonfiction):  *****If You Want To Write, by Brenda Ueland

Picture Book Pick

****Crêpes By Suzette, by Monica Wellington

Quotation of the Week

“Everybody is talented, original and has something important to say.”

—Brenda Ueland in If You Want To Write

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