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Reviews:
100 Words Per Minute by Adina Sara
After the Funeral by Edwin Murphy
Andrea by John O'Hara
The Art of Reading by Reading is Fundamental
Baby Island by Carol Ryrie Brink
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Contraband by Clarence Budington Kelland
Demons Don't Dream by Piers Anthony
Dirt in the Well by Linda Lyon
Games to Play with Babies by Jackie Silberg
Ginger by Charlotte Voake Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
The Golden Mean by Nick Bantock
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
The Gryphon by Nick Bantock
A House Divided by Pearl S. Buck
Little Cricket's Song by Readers Digest Association
The Leopard Hat by Valerie Steiker
Marianne Dreams by Catherine Storr
My Yard by Heinz Kluetmeier
The Old Maid by Edith Wharton
Sammy's Hill by Kristin Gore
Silver Lies by Ann Parker
The Summerfolk by Doris Burn
Sun Dog by Stephen King
Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill by Mark Bittner

Miscellaneous
$275 Later...
At the Park
Babies Aren't Dolls
Bitter Herbs
BookCrossing Misadventures
Breakfast Hijinks
Cheerios
Chicken Pie
Coldy and Rainy
Don't 'Lurp Your 'Oup
Easter
Elephants on Mars
Getting Ready for School
Harriet's Teeth
How I Read
Hunting Eggs
In Search of a Wii
A Lazy Day
Magenta
No Sleep and Six Teeth
Owl at School
Painting Again
Period
Return to Normal
Where Have All the Books Gone?
You Know that Burning Plastic Smell

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4 stars: Good but flawed
3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish


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Comments for Where Have All the Books Gone?

Sean and Harriet readingWhere Have All the Books Gone?04/15/07

I have to admit that we spent most of the weekend lazing around the house. Today we decided to get out and do something. We decided to head into Dublin for lunch and then to Pleasanton to go to a book store.

Lunch went well. We went to Burger King and afterwards while Sean was playing on the equipment, Harriet and I ducked out to Michael's to purchase the art lamp I need to paint at night. They were having a sale and I found a perfectly sized one that will work in our dining room.

Then it was time to pop over to a book store. Unfortunately it had closed. We looked it up later on line and they had closed their Pleasanton branch because the rent was raised beyond what they could pay. It's always so sad when a bookstore is forced out.

So we thought we'd just take the 680 down to Fremont to Half Price Books. Unfortunately they've moved to a larger site! I knew a new location had opened but I hadn't realized it was a replacement to the old site. Also, I had no idea where the new location is (it happens to be near Fry's).

Defeated in our desire to go to a used book store, Ian took us to Borders. At least it was where we expected it to be and it was open. Sean got a Teen Titans coloring book; Ian got a Terry Ratchet book (Nanny Ogg's Cookbook) and I got the latest in the Amelia Peabody series.

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