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Cereal Murders

Davidson, Diane Mott
Goldie Bear deals with problems at her son's prep school.

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12/2001

Killer Pancake

Davidson, Diane Mott
Data missing.

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11/2001

Sticks & Scones

Davidson, Diane Mott
Goldie goes to Hyde's castle to cater her son's fencing team's banquet. Reaed 12/2001

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12/2001

Tough Cookie

Davidson, Diane Mott
Goldy's on PBS with her own cooking show!

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10/2001

The Lemonade war

Davies, Jacqueline
Jessie and her older brother Evan enter into a war of lemonade stands at the ending of summer. I felt so sorry for little Jessie and her bewilderment at how cruel some of her classmates were to her. A great little book.

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12/2009

Open Your Eyes

Davis, Jill, editor
Ten stories (non-fiction) by authors of children's books telling how travel affected their lives. Very good.

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5/2004

A body in the bath house

Davis, Lindsey
Falco travels to Britain with an entourage to see what is causing problems at a palace construction site. Very good.

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1/2006

The Silver Pigs

Davis, Lindsey
Falco, a P.I. in ancient Rome, tracks down the killers of a young girl and stealers of silver ingots.

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1/2006

It's In Her Kiss

Dean, Elizabeth
Novel about a Lesbian tv network. One would have thought more interesting... Too boring. Quit 8/2003

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No date

A Maiden's Grave

Deaver, Jeffrey
Pretty well done story of deaf schoolgirls kidnapped by escaped prison inmates and the hostage negotiator trying to save them. Or not. Lots of action!

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2/2016

Marooned On Mars

Del Rey, Lester
Chuck stows away on the first mission to Mars. It is implied that radar is used for communications. How do that work?

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5/2010

Mission to the Moon

Del Rey, Lester
Nineteen-year-old Jim is a top hand in the space race, in this 1956 story that culminates with a landing on the moon. Great "retro" jacket painting!

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2/2008

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5/2010

The Spook's Apprentice-Revenge Of The Witch

Delaney, Joseph
In volume 1 of the Wardstone Chronicles (The Last Apprentice in the US) series Thomas Ward is apprenticed to the Spook John Gregory to learn the trade of protecting the people from witches and boggarts and demons, oh my!

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12/2011

Morse's Greatest Mystery And Other Stories

Dexter, Colin
Eleven stories, most featuring Inspector Morse. All pretty good, I especially liked the Sherlock Holmes tale.

Words I Had To Look Up:

kyphotic self (pg. 71) -- Hunchback.
accumulated spondulicks (pg. 204) -- Slang for money, cash.
demerara daddy (pg. 240) -- A kind of sugar from Guyana. A sugar daddy.

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6/2009

The Paperboy

Dexter, Pete
Two brothers investigate the case of a convicted murderer on death row, in Florida. Pretty darn good story telling.

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In those days, it didn't seem possible that someday I might wonder what I would have become if things had gone differently for me. I thought all the choices would always be in front of me. (pg. 246)

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6/2009

Because Of Winn-Dixie

DiCamillo, Kate
A wonderful story about a girl and her big ugly dog. .

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9/2002

The Tiger Rising

DiCamillo, Kate
There are such good books in small packages! Bullied boy in Florida discovers a tiger in a cage in the woods adjoining the motel he lives in with his father.

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4/2014

Blade Runner

Dick, Philip K.
Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep republished with the more prominent movie title when the movie was released. Good story, different from the movie, which I also love.

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6/2015

A Tale Of Two Cities

Dickens, Charles
Man goes back to France to help out a friend, gets thrown in prison, gets freed, gets thrown back in, and sentenced to DEATH by guillotine! Good story, but too many words. It made my head hurt! I bet it would make a great movie, though!

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"It is extraordinary to me," said he, "that you people cannot take care of yourselves and your children. One or the other of you is for ever in my way. how do I know what injury you have done my horses? See! Give him that." -- (pg. 111) What do you mean, "You people...", buddy?

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...Mr Cruncher conceived the luminous idea of replying, "Agricultooral character." -- (pg. 304) See, there IS funny in this book!

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"Are you dying for him?" she whispered. -- (pg. 353) At this point I wept.

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10/2011

Heartsease

Dickinson, Peter
Book Two of the Changes trilogy. Margaret and Jonathan rescue an American spy who has been accused of being a witch. They rescue him and sail off to Ireland in the tugboat of the title name.

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5/2010
20 books displayed
[Abadzis- Alcott] [Alcott- Anderson] [Andreae- Atkinson] [Atkinson- Ballard] [Balliett- Barnard] [Barnard- Barnhill] [Barr- Barr] [Barrows- Bear] [Bear- Beaton] [Beaton- Beattie] [Beattie, editor- Black] [Black- Block] [Block- Borchert] [Bosch- Brennert] [Brillant- Bryson] [Bryson- Bujold] [Bujold- Card] [Card- Card] [Card- Chabon] [Chabon- Clancy] [Clancy- Coakley] [Coben- Cole] [Cole- Collins] [Collins- Connelly] [Connelly- Cook] [Cook- Cornwell] [Cornwell- Crais] [Crais- Crumley] [Crumley- Cussler] [Cussler- David] [Davidson- Dickinson] [Dickinson- Dorsey] [Dorsey- Duane] [Duble- Elkins] [Elkins- Evanovich] [Evanovich- Fairstein] [Fairstein- Ferris] [Ferris- Flanagan] [Flanagan- Ford] [Forester- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Gaiman] [Gaiman- Gash] [Gash- Goldberg] [Goldberg- Grafton] [Grafton- Gratz] [Graves- Grennan] [Griffin- Grisham] [Grisham- Haldeman] [Haldeman- Hall] [Hallinan- Harte] [Hartwell- Heinlein] [Heinlein- Heller] [Heller- Herbert] [Herman- Hess] [Hess- Hiaasen] [Hiaasen- Hobb] [Hobb- Horowitz] [Horton- Ibbotson] [Ibbotson- John, and Travis S. Taylor] [Johnson- Kaminsky] [Kaminsky- Kellog] [Kellog- King] [King- Klise] [Knight- Kurson] [Kushner- latham] [Laughlin- Lefcourt] [Lefcourt- Lescroart] [Lescroart- Lobel] [Lockhart- Lubar] [Luttrell- MacPherson] [MacPherson- Marcinko] [Marsden- Mass] [Mass- McBain] [McBain- McCrumb] [McCrumb- McSwigan] [Meader- Millard] [Miller- Moore] [Moore- Mulligan] [Murphy- Nimmo] [Nimmo- O'Brian] [O'Brian- O'Brien] [O'Brien- Paolini] [Paolini- Parker] [Parker- Parker] [Parker- Parker] [Parker- Paulsen] [Paulsen- Peck] [Peck- Pfeffer] [Phelan- Powell] [Poyer- Pratchett] [Pratchett- Pratchett] [Pratchett- Pronzini] [Pronzini- Queenan] [Rankin- Rehder] [Resnick- Roach] [Roanhorse- Rose] [Rosoff- Russell] [Russell- Sawyer] [Scalzi- Schmidt] [Schmidt- Scottoline] [Scottoline- Shames] [Shames- Silverberg] [Silverberg- Smith] [Smith- Spinelli] [Spinelli- Stephens] [Stephenson- Stross] [Stross- Tapply] [Tapply- Thorp] [Thurber- Turtledove] [Turtledove- Van Draanen] [Van Draanen- Waldman] [Waldman- Wells] [Werlin- Westlake] [Westlake- Williams-Garcia] [Winchester- Woods] [Wouk- Zusak] 

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