Saturday Review of Books: December 11, 2010

“The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television.” ~Andrew Ross

SatReviewbuttonIf you’re not familiar with and linking to and perusing the Saturday Review of Books here at Semicolon, you’re missing out. Here’s how it usually works. Find a review on your blog posted sometime during the previous week of a book you were reading or a book you’ve read. The review doesn’t have to be a formal sort of thing. You can just write your thoughts on a particular book, a few ideas inspired by reading the book, your evaluation, quotations, whatever.

Then on Saturday, you post a link here at Semicolon in Mr. Linky to the specific post where you’ve written your book review. Don’t link to your main blog page because this kind of link makes it hard to find the book review, especially when people drop in later after you’ve added new content to your blog. In parentheses after your name, add the title of the book you’re reviewing. This addition will help people to find the reviews they’re most interested in reading.

After linking to your own reviews, you can spend as long as you want reading the reviews of other bloggers for the week and adding to your wishlist of books to read. That’s how my own TBR list has become completely unmanageable and the reason I can’t join any reading challenges. I have my own personal challenge that never ends.

1. Melissa @ The Betty and Boo Chronicles (Bad Marie)
2. Amy Reads (Missed Her)
3. Amy @ Hope Is the Word (St. Nicholas picture books)
4. Amy @ Hope Is the Word (Anything but Typical)
5. Amy @ Hope Is the Word (Misc. Christmas books)
6. Collateral Bloggage (Bro-Jitsu &interview with the author)
7. Collateral Bloggage (People Who Deserve It)
8. the Ink Slinger (Fahrenheit 451)
9. Barbara H. (In the Company of Others)
10. Janet, Across the Page (Year of Wonders)
11. Janet, Across the Page (Letters by a Modern Mystic)
12. Melinda (Sir Rowan and the Camerian Conquest)
13. Florinda @ The 3 R’s Blog (Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music)
14. Cindy Swanson (The Sister Wife, by Diane Noble)
15. Donovan @ Where Pen Meets Paper
16. Remedies by Kate Ledger
17. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
18. FleurFisher (Meeting Monsieur Right)
19. FleurFisher (The Sinner & Rendezvous)
20. FleurFisher IThe Sculptor’s Daughter)
21. Hope (Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury)
22. Diary of an Eccentric (The Things They Carried)
23. Diary of an Eccentric (Fatal Light)
24. Diary of an Eccentric (Maps and Shadows)
25. Diary of an Eccentric (The War to End All Wars)
26. Lazygal (Wither)
27. Lazygal (The Shadows in the Street)
28. Nicola (Wishin’ and Hopin’ by Wally Lamb)
29. Nicola (Call Me Russell by Russell Peters)
30. Nicola (Twin Spica, Volume 1)
31. Nicola (Chi’s Sweet Home, Vol. 1)
32. Nicola (It’s Not About the Rose! by Veronika Martenova Charles)
33. Nicola (Torment by Lauren Kate)
34. Nicola (The Odyssey by
35. Nicola (Phineas & Ferb Graphic Novels #1&2)
36. Nicola (Stone Rabbit
37. Nicola (Stone Rabbit Vol. 1-4)
38. Nicola (The Smoky Corridor by Chris Grabenstein)
39. Word Lily (Whisper on the Wind)
40. Samantha (Cleopatra’s Daughter by Michelle Moran)
41. Beckie @ By The Book (Amy Inspired)
42. Beckie @ By The Book (The Charlatan’s Boy)
43. blacklin (The Astronomer)
44. blacklin (The Housekeeper And The Professor)
45. Carol in Oregon (Zarafa)
46. Girl Detective (Finding Beauty in a Broken World)
47. Colleen (Queen of Babble in the Big City)

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Writen by Sherry

I'm a Christian, the homeschooling mom of eight (yes, all mine) children, married to a NASA engineer, and a confirmed bookaholic. I like old books, conservative politics, and new and interesting ideas. My hair is grey, my favorite clothes are red, and I love purple. Come on in and enjoy the blog. Be sure to tell me what you think before you leave.

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