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 Sonderbooks 99

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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!

August 27, 2005


*****A Generous Orthodoxy, by Brian D. McLaren
*****Love and Respect, by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
****Against Depression, by Peter D. Kramer
****The Narrow Road, by Brother Andrew, with John and Elizabeth Sherrill
****Up and Down in the Dales, by Gervase Phinn


*****Q & A, by Vikas Swarup
****The Big Over Easy, by Jasper Fforde
**A Long Way Down, by Nick Hornby

Young Adult Fiction

****The Widow and the King, by John Dickinson

Children's Nonfiction

****A Book About Design, by Mark Gonyea
***Mother Teresa, by Demi

Children's Fiction

****Babe:  The Gallant Pig, by Dick King-Smith, illustrated by Maggie Kneen
***Whales on Stilts! by M. T. Anderson
***Gooney Bird and the Room Mother, by Lois Lowry, illustrated by Middy Thomas

Old Favorite

(Fiction): ****Out of the Silent Planet, by C. S. Lewis

Picture Book Pick

****The Blue Day Book for Kids, by Bradley Trevor Greive

Quotation of the Week

“It is not how much we do
but how much love we put in the doing
that makes our offering something beautiful for God.”

—Mother Teresa, quoted in Mother Teresa, by Demi

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