Saturday Review of Books: May 30, 2009

“All my life I have been trying to learn to read, to see and hear, and to write.”
~Carl Sandburg

Welcome to this week’s Saturday Review of Books.

Here’s how it usually 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.

Thanks to everyone for participating.

1. Amy @ Hope Is the Word (Feeding Your Soul by Jean Fleming)
2. SuziQoregon (The Hunger Games)
3. SuziQoregon (The Restaurant at the End of the Universe)
4. SuziQoregon (The Girl Who Stopped Swimming)
5. 5M4B (Rooftops of Tehran)
6. 5M4B (Making Work at Home Work)
7. 5M4B (Admission)
8. 5M4B (Before the Season Ends)
9. 5M4B (Supreme Courtship)
10. 5M4B (The Noticer)
11. 5M4B (What the World Eats)
12. Library Hospital (Anne’s House of Dreams)
13. Library Hospital (On the Incarnation)
14. Library Hospital (Book Swap)
15. At A Hen’s Pace (The Wheel on the School)
16. That’s 2 For The Books
17. That’s 2 For The Books (The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie)
18. Laura (The Forgotten Garden)
19. Laura (These Old Shades)
20. Carrie K. (Everyone is Beautiful)
21. pussreboots (Father Malachy’s Miracle)
22. pussreboots (Emiko Superstar)
23. pussreboots (Blake)
24. pussreboots (Blaze)
25. pussreboots (Zen Shorts)
26. pussreboots (Valley of the Giants)
27. gautami tripathy (the rivers run dry)
28. gautami tripathy (Death’s Daughter)
29. gautami tripathy (Chinatown Angel)
30. Nithin (The Book of Evidence)
31. FleurFisher (An Incomplete Revenge)
32. FleurFisher (An Equal Stillness)
33. FleurFisher (A Boy at the Hogarth Press)
34. Medieval Bookworm (Atlas of Unknowns)
35. Medieval Bookworm (Breaking Dawn)
36. Medieval Bookworm (Old Man’s War)
37. Medieval Bookworm (The Vampire of Ropraz)
38. Medieval Bookworm (Living Dead in Dallas)
39. Medieval Bookworm (Oakleaf Bearers)
40. Janet (I Lock My Door Upon Myself)
41. Joy (The Walking People)
42. Hope (I Capture the Castle)
43. Nymeth (How to be Good)
44. Nymeth (The Hard Facts of the Grimms’ Fairy Tales)
45. Nymeth (Human Diatrophism)
46. Nymeth (Affinity)
47. Deanna (Halfway to the Grave)
48. Deanna (Dark Lover)
49. Deanna (A Breath Of Snow And Ashes)
50. Inquirer (Ruined by Reading/Unpacking the Boxes)
51. Jennifer, Snapshot (Cutting for Stone)
52. Nicola (The Little Stranger)
53. Barbara H. (When Love Blooms by Robin Lee Hatcher
54. Word Lily (The Night Watchman)
55. Mindy Withrow (A History of the World in Six Glasses)
56. Just One More Book! Podcast (Little Sister and the Month Brothers)
57. Framed (Damien the Leper)
58. Framed (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
59. Margot (Annie’s Ghosts)
60. Book Chatter (The Middle Place)
61. Rebecca @ The Book Lady’s Blog (The Little Book)
62. BOOKIE WOOGIE (Kidogo)
63. Girl Detective (League of Extraordary Gentlemen 1910)
64. Becky (Mind Rain)
65. Becky (Fat Cat)
66. Becky (Say the Word)
67. Memory (Blood Bank)
68. Becky (The Talisman Ring)
69. Memory (Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy)
70. Becky (Starfinder)
71. Becky (Sprout)
72. Becky (Frederica)
73. Becky (Convenient Marriage)
74. Becky (Rattletrap Car)
75. Becky (Gone With The Wand)
76. Becky (Maisy Goes to Preschool)
77. Becky (Itty Bitty)
78. Becky (Mousie Love)
79. Becky (1000 Times No)
80. Girl Detective (League of Extraordary Gentlemen 1910)
81. Girl Detective (Picture Books)
82. Shonda (If You Stay)
83. Books & Other Thoughts (Mystery of the Pirate’s Ghost)
84. Books & Other Thoughts (The Language of Bees)
85. Books & Other Thoughts (Dead Is the New Black)
86. Fate (Sucks to Be Me)
87. Sage (Something Happened: A Political and Cultural Overview of the 70s)
88. Jen Robinson (The Chosen One)
89. Jennifer (The Shack)
90. Jennifer (We’re Just Like You, Only Prettier)
91. Jennifer (Cesar’s Way)
92. Jennifer (Wilderness Tips)
93. Jennifer (My Sister’s Keeper)
94. Jennifer (One for the Money)
95. Jennifer (A Tale of Two Sisters)
96. Jennifer (Animal, Vegetable, Miracle)
97. krin (Talking Hands)
98. 3m (The End of the Alphabet)
99. 3m (Mistik Lake)
100. Page Turner (The Princess & Curdie)
101. Page Turner (Prayers for Sale)
102. Heather J (Little Bee)
103. Benjie (The Barnabas Factors)
104. Beth (Heart in the Right Place)
105. Beth-trying again (Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie)
106. Gavin
107. Diary of an Eccentric (Precious)
108. Diary of an Eccentric (Mating Rituals of the North American WASP)
109. Serena (The Whole Truth)
110. Serena (Mating Rituals)
111. Serena (Reunion)

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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.

6 thoughts on “Saturday Review of Books: May 30, 2009”

  1. New to this – I forgot to add the title of the book I reviewed (#16 above). It is Mistaken Identity, and it was a great read! Love the idea of this Saturday Review!

  2. Grr. My links aren’t working. I think something is wonky with the entry boxes. I read League of Extraordinary Gentlemen v. 1 and 1910. Apologies for the confusion.

  3. Yikes! I linked to the wrong page (my dashboard). I am so sorry. Is there a way you can delete? It is entry #104. This is what comes of nursing a baby and trying to type at the same time.

    Thanks

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