Saturday Review of Books: March 8, 2008

My home is where my books are.”
Ellen Thompson

Welcome to this week’s Saturday Review of Books. Here’s how it works. Find a review on your blog posted sometime this week of a book you’re 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.

Now post a link here 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.

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1. Maw Books (Book of a Thousand Days)
2. Maw Books (The Kite Runner)
3. Maw Books (Cheap Psychological Tricks for Parents)
4. Miss Erin (Out of the Wild)
5. Maw Books (The Tenth Circle)
6. violet (Danny Gospel)
7. Why Homeschool (Your Child\’s Strengths by Jenifer Fox)
8. Carrie (The Last Sin Eater)
9. Bookfest (The Bookseller of Kabul)
10. Marg (Human Traces)
11. Marg (On Chesil Beach)
12. Marg (Brief Gaudy Hour)
13. The Book Smugglers (Fire Study)
14. The Book Smugglers (The Good, the Bad, and the Undead)
15. Marg (The Crystal Skull)
16. The Book Smugglers (A Summer to Remember)
17. The Book Smugglers (Lady of Light and Shadows)
18. Marg (Two Harper Connelly reviews)
19. Marg (Sleeping Beauty Proposal)
20. Carrie K. (Songs of Innocence & Experience)
21. pussreboots (Frogs)
22. pussreboots (Number the Stars)
23. pussreboots (Number the Stars)
24. pussreboots (Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman)
25. Stephen (Essays in Love)
26. Hope(Vicar of Wakefield)
27. writer2b (The Ill-Made Knight)
28. CoversGirl (The Daughter of Time)
29. Just One More Book! (Mattland)
30. KarenDV (winter roundup)
31. Nithin (Voyage To the End of the Room)
32. Shelf Elf (My A to Z Recipe Box)
33. gautami tripathy(Half of a Yellow Sun)
34. gautami tripathy (Hearts and Minds)
35. Mindy Withrow (Eat, Pray, Love)
36. Breeni Books (Happy For No Reason)
37. Breeni Books (Deadly Errors and Dead Head)
38. Breeni Books (Sell Your Book on Amazon)
39. Ted (A Private Affair)
40. Ted (Life Class)
41. Sage (Water for Elephants)
42. Trish (All The Pretty Horses)
43. ChristineMM (7 Keys to Comprehension)
44. Ruth (Books read recently)
45. Darla D (First Test)
46. Darla D (Cowboy Aunt of Harriet Bean)
47. Darla D (A Hidden Magic)
48. SmallWorld (We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rw
49. The Reading Zone(Uprising)
50. Heather (The Know-It-All)
51. SuziQoregon (Undercurrents)
52. SuziQoregon (City Boy)
53. Amanda (The Rules of Survival)
54. Becca (The Princess and Curdie)
55. Sandy D. (Roller Skates)
56. Matt (The Sermon Maker)
57. Wendy (Song of Solomon)
58. Wendy (Cat\’s Eye)
59. Wendy (Resistance)
60. Phyllis (Fieldwork)
61. Laura (Stolen Lives)
62. Laura (Breath, Eyes, Memory)
63. Becky (Fablehaven: Grip of the Shadow Plague)
64. Becky (Rash)
65. Becky (Twelve Rounds to Glory)
66. Becky (Dan\’s Angel)
67. Becky (Leftovers)
68. Girl Detective (The Eyre Affair)
69. Girl Detective (Y the Last Man v. 4: Safeword)
70. Becky (Monkey and Me)
71. Becky (Sneetches and Other Stories)
72. Becky (Cat in the Hat and Cat in the Hat Comes Back)
73. Carol (Letters of Samuel Rutherford)
74. MrsPages (Mixed Up Files of Mrs Frankweiler)
75. MrsPages (Light at Tern Rock)
76. Joy (If I Am Missing or Dead)
77. Nicola (Naked in Death)
78. Nicola (The Flying Flea, Callie, and Me)
79. Nicola (Birdman)
80. Cathy (Swallows and Amazons)
81. Cathy (Linnets and Valerians)
82. Julie D. (Infinite Space, Infinite God)
83. Julie D. (A Twist of Faith for Your Science Fiction – links to lists of sci-fi books that highlight
84. Suzanne (StopLight Poetry)
85. Stephanie(Chosen)
86. Jennifer (Making the Cat Laugh)
87. Miss Erin (Remembering Raquel)
88. Kathryn (Alvin\’s Secret Code)
89. Avid Reader (Leftovers)
90. Ana O. (The Other Boleyn Girl)
91. Carrie (A Passion Most Pure)
92. Daphne (The WInd from Hastings)
93. Daphne (Witch Queen)
94. BookGal (My Sister\’s Keeper)
95. Maureen E (Rowan Farm)
96. Kristina(Dangerous Book For Boys)
97. Tasses (The Sister by Poppy Adams)
98. Daemonwolf Books (Silent In The Grave by Deanna Raybourn)

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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.

11 thoughts on “Saturday Review of Books: March 8, 2008

  1. My daughter turns 7 today. She’ll be thrilled to learn that the author of ‘The Wind in the Willows’ shares her birthday!

    Thank you for hosting this.

  2. I read the 1937 Newbery winner, “Roller Skates” – and thoroughly enjoyed it. It’s about a 10 y.o. girl who spends a year with a couple of rather relaxed schoolteachers in New York City in the 1890’s. A mostly fun, rather old-fashioned story.

  3. Thanks again, and I’m still amazed at how this grows each week. I finished The Eyre Affair, a thumping good read in spite of some clumsy prose, and another volume of the graphic novel series Y the Last Man. Both quite good.

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