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 Sonderbooks 94

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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!

April 22, 2005


*****Miracle:  A Celebration of New Life, by Anne Geddes and Celine Dion
****Plan B:  Further Thoughts on Faith, by Anne Lamott
****A Castle in the Backyard, by Betsy Draine and Michael Hinden
****As the Romans Do, by Alan Epstein
***All You Really Need to Know About Prayer You Can Learn From the Poor, by Louise Perrotta


*****Knitting, by Anne Bartlett
****In the Company of Cheerful Ladies, by Alexander McCall Smith
****Otherwise Engaged, by Eileen Goudge
****Something Rotten, by Jasper Fforde
****The Wrong Reflection, by Gillian Bradshaw
***Angels and Demons, by Dan Brown

Young Adult Fiction

****Gilbert and Sullivan Set Me Free, by Kathleen Karr

Children's Nonfiction

****The Future of the Earth, by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, adapted by Robert Burleigh
***Song of Creation, by Paul Goble
***Buildings in Disguise, by Joan Marie Arbogast

Children's Fiction

***Phone Home, Persephone! by Kate McMullan
***Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist:  The Invisible Fran, by Jim Benton

Old Favorite

(Young Adult Fiction): *****Dealing With Dragons, by Patricia C. Wrede

Picture Book Pick

****Food for Thought, by Saxton Freymann and Joost Elffers

Quotation of the Week

“If you insist on having a destination when you come into a library, you’re shortchanging yourself.”

—Anne Lamott in Plan B:  Further Thoughts on Faith

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