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Record of Modifications for 2005

(Complete list of books reviewed)

12-12-05 The following reviews were added: Matches by Alan Kaufman, The Work of Wolves by Kent Meyers, The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly, A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon, Ordinary Heroes by Scott Turow, The Mysterious Secret of the Valuable Treasure by Jack Pendarvis, The Stranger House by Reginald Hill, Ash and Bone by John Harvey, Lord Byron's Novel: The Evening Song by John Crowley, The Highest Tide by Jim Lynch, Out by Natsuo Kirino, Vanish by Tess Gerritsen, The Jungle Law by Victoria Vinton, Florida by Christine Schutt, Red Leaves by Thomas Cook, The Oxford Murders by Guillermo Martinez, The Inner Circle by T. C. Boyle, A Wedding in December by Anita Shreve, Lux by Maria Flook, Being Mrs. Alcott by Nancy Geary, A Zoo in My Luggage by Gerald Durrell, The Order of the Poison Oak by Brent Hartinger, The Phoenix by Ruth Sims, The Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula LeGuin, Perdido Street Station by China Mieville, Blue Belle by Andrew Vachss
12-4-05 Updated December books in paperback and new fiction sections. Fixed printing bug by formatting the page as a table and not relying just on the CSS for formatting. Added Movies - Visual Fiction section.
11-14-05 Posted newsletter with latest paperback releases. Updated all sections that mention book awards -- some of them were two years out of date! Added all kinds of books to the forthcoming sections, new in paperback sections and cleaned up currently released books. Updated the Top Books for 2005 and Popular Authors pages.
10-30-05 Added reviews of the following: Dermaphoria by Craig Clevenger , The Point of Fracture by Frank Hollon, Deadly Slipper by Michelle Wan, Origin of Haloes by Kristen Den Hartog, Envy by Kathryn Harrison, Exposure by Kathryn Harrison, The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison, The Seal Wife by Kathryn Harrison, Spell of the Highlander by Karen Marie Moning, Dancing in the Dark by Caryl Phillips, Freshwater Road by Denise Nicholas, Garner by Kirstin Allio, The Price of Silence by Kate Wilhelm, The Color of Law by Mark Gimenez, The Other Shulman by Alan Zweibel, Watch Your Back! by Donald E. Westlake, The Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman, The March by E. L. Doctorow, Joplin's Ghost by Tananarive Due, The Matter of Desire by Edmundo Paz Soldán (06-12-05), Half Broken Things by Morag Joss, The Ghost Writer by John Harwood, The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich, Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie, The White Wolf's Son by Michael Moorcock, The Serpent and the Crown by Elizabeth Peters, Lifeguard by James Patterson

Added reviews of the following: Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk, Death's Little Helpers by Peter Spiegelman, Willful Creatures by Aimee Bender, The Secret Purposes by David Baddiel, A Long Stay in a Distant Land by Chieh Chieng, To Darkness and to Death by Julia Spencer-Fleming, Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde , Life Sentences by Alice Blanchardm The Vanished Hands by Robert Wilson, Witch Hunt by Ian Rankin, The Great Inland Sea by David Francis, The Night Garden by Pamela Holm, What Happened to Henry by Sharon Pywell, Pretty Birds by Scott Simon, Birds Without Wings by Louis de Bernières, The Politics of Truth by Joseph Wilson, The Company of Strangers by Robert Wilson, The Icarus Girl by Helen Oyemi, The Swimmer by Zsuzsa Bank, Desertion by Abdulrazak Gurnah, By the Sea by Abulrazak Gurnah, Paradise by Abulrazak Gurnah, No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy, Dead at Daybreak by Deon Meyer, Dark Harbor by David Hosp

7-31-05 Forgot to add these during the last updated when I added Laurell K. Hamilton to the site!

Cerulean Sins by Laurell K. Hamilton, Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton, The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton


Added reviews of the following: A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin, The Optimists by Andrew Miller, Natives and Exotics by Jane Alison, Acts of Faith by Philip Caputo, The Dragon Scroll by I.J. Parker, The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova, The Watcher in the Pine by Rebecca Pawel, Death of a Nationalist by Rebecca Pawel, Law of Return by Rebecca Pawel, Killer Swell by Jeff Shelby, Arc of Justice by Kevin Boyle, The Hot Kid by Elmore Leonard, Blue Moon by Laurell K. Hamilton, Club Dead by Charlaine Harris, Lost Souls by Poppy Z. Brite, Sudden Death by David Rosenfelt, Dearly Devoted Dexter by Jeff Lindsay, Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay, Close Case by Alafair Burke, Rain Storm by Barry Eisler, Trace by Patricia Cornwell, Cape Perdido by Marcia Muller, To Have To Hold by Jane Green, The Traveler by John Twelve Hawks, The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais, 4th of July by James Patterson

6-12-05 Added reviews of the following: The History of Love by Nicole Krauss, Zorro by Isabel Allende, The Mourning Sexton by Michael Baron, Alibi by Joseph Kanon, In a Temple of Trees by Suzanne Hudson, In the Dark of the Moon by Suzanne Hudson, Borges and the Eternal Orangutans by Luis Fernando Verissimo, Falls the Shadow by William Lashner, The Inside Ring by Michael Lawson, Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, Rules for Old Men Waiting by Peter Pouncey, False Profits by Patricia Smiley, In the Company of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall Smith, Give Me (Songs for Lovers) by Irina Denezhkina, Towelhead by Alicia Erian, Suspect by Michael Robotham, The Closers by Michael Connelly, The Little Guide to Your Well-Read Life by Steve Leveen, If Andy Warhol Had a Girlfriend by Alison Pace, Rosa by Jonathan Rabb, Fleshmarket Alley by Ian Rankin, The Portrait by Iain Pears, Storyteller by AmyThomson, Living to Tell the Tale by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Mobita's Tattoos by Mira Kamdar, Paris Trout by Pete Dexter, The Fencing Master by Arturo Perez-Reverte

Added reviews of the following: Lighthousekeeping by Jeannette Winterson, The Schopenhauer Cure by Irvin D. Yalom, Most Wanted by Michele MartinezSmall Island by Andrea Levy, The Bewildered by Peter Rock, Loaded Dice by James Swain, The Illuminator by Brenda Rickman Vantrease, Ghosting: A Double Life by Jennie Erda, Company Man by Joseph Finder, By a Spider's Thread by Laura Lippman, Shadowbrook by Beverly Swerling, An Altered Light by Jens Christian Grondahl, Eleanor Rigby by Douglas Coupland, The Rottweiler by Ruth Rendell, Rebels of Babylon by Owen Parry,Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult, Lost Lake by Phillip Margolin, Digging James Dean by Robert Eversz, The Serpent in the Garden by Janet Gleeson, Live Flesh by Ruth Rendell, From Doon with Death by Ruth Rendell, Angels & Demons by Dan Brown, Airframe by Michael Crichton

4-4-05 Updated the New in Paperback section for each bookshelf and created newsletter. Also refreshed or added the following reviews: After Moses by Karen Mockler; Old Boys by Charles McCarry; The Snow Fox by Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
3-27-05 Added reviews of the following: Death in Danzig by Stefan Chwin, Saturday by Ian McEwan, April Fool's Day by Josip Novakovich, War Trash by Ha Jin, The Staggerford Murders by Jon Hassler, Prince of Fire by Daniel Silva, How to Be Lost by Amanda Eyre Ward, Drama City by George Pelecanos, Bloodlines by Jan Burke, Blue Horse Dreaming by Melanie Wallace, French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano, Night Fall by Nelson Demille, Extreemly Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonanthan Safran Foer, Honeymoon by James Patterson & Howard Roughan, All the Flowers Are Dying by Lawerence Block, Metro Girl by Janet Evanovich, Waxwings by Jonathan Raban, Heart of the Hunter by Deon Meyer, The Bend in the River by Susan Gibbs, A Killing Rain by P.J. Parrish
2-19-05 Added a review of: Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins

Added the following reviews: The Confesson by Domenic Stansberry. Little Girl Lost by Richard Aleas, Grifter's Game by Lawrence Block, Fade to Blonde by Max Phillips, Dangerous Women edited by Otto Penzler, Kiss Me, Judas by Will Christopher Baer, The Seas by Samantha Hunt. The Plot Against America by Philip Roth, Case Histories by Kate Atkinson, Valley of Bones by Michael Gruber, Scream Queens of the Dead Sea by Gilad Elbom, Casanova in Bolzano by Sandor Marai, Kreutzer Sonata by Margriet de Moor, The Broker by John Grisham, The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig, Men and Cartoons by Jonathan Lethem, Citizen Girl by McLaughlin/Kraus, Going Postal by Terry Pratchett, Native Tongue by Carl Hiaasen

2-1-05 Added two new lists: Valentine's Day Reading and Black History Reading. Also updated all the paperback pages on the bookshelves.
1-23-05 Added yet another review: The Red and the Green by Iris Murdoch
1-20-05 Added two more last minute reviews: The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler, Jane Austen in Boca by Paula Marantz Cohen
1-16-05 Added the following reviews: Empire of the Wolves by Jean-Christophe Grangé; Wives and Sisters by Natalie R. Collins; Downtown by Pete Hamill; Big Breasts & Wide Hips by Mo Yan; The Persistence of Memory by Tony Eprile; Hedwig and Berti by Frieda Arkin; Baker Towers by Jennifer Haigh; Improbable by Adam Fawer; State of Fear by Michael Crichton; Double Shot by Diane Mott Davidson; Perhaps She'll Die by M.K. Preston; Muletrain to Maggody by Joan Hess; A Spectacle of Corruption by David Liss; Double Play by Robert B. Parker; The Falls by Joyce Carol Oates; Marilyn's Last Words by Matthew Smith; The Snow Fox by Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
1-5-05 Posted latest paperback releases.

Fixed up all the ads on each page -- very negligent about keeping this up in 1994. Understand this is here not to make money (very few people actually buy posters from this site) but to make the pages more interesting.

Also fixed copyright and put up new amazon iframe ads.

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