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Record of Modifications for year 1999: 

12-29-99 Added a review of Someday Comes by Harry Munns.
12-12-99 Added a review of Hermit's Peak by Michael McGarrity
12-3-99 Added more information to Donna Huston Murray per communication with the writer. Edited home page.
11-28-99 Changed home page - now site opens directly to latest news -removed "flying books". Added in a Recommended Books List.
11-26-99 Added a review of Bob Bridges, an apocalyptic fable by Penny Perkins and Random Hearts by Warren Adler.
11-14-99 Added a review of Y2K by R.J. Pineiro; added a review of Daughter of Joy by JoAnn Levy
11-10-99 Fine tuned What's New... Expect to get reviews up this weekend.
10-31-99 Too spooky! I haven't had a chance to update this site since I started working again. Send me an e-mail if you want to know when reviews resume. Otherwise, take advantage of catching up on some of the previously reviewed books! What's New was updated, barely.
10-18-99 Added a page for Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson
10-12-99 Changed home page; updated newsletter page.
10-11-99 Added a review of Ahab's Wife, or The Star-Gazer by Sena Jeter Naslund. Updated Newsletter page. Added new links to many pages.
10-5-99 Updated Newsletter page and started process of removing links to the message board. It seems it would be better time spent reading than chatting. Added a review of Foreign Brides by Elena Lappin.
10-4-99 Added a review of Hot Enough to Kill by Paula Boyd
9-28-99 Added a review of O is for Outlaw by Sue Grafton. Changed order of Authors listed in Sleuth Series.
9-25-99 Added a review of Personal Injuries by Scott Turow.
9-24-99 Updated design on home page.
9-23-99 Updated Navigating This Site (tutorial) to reflect most recent site architectural changes. (removed 11-1-01).
9-20-99 Added a review of Exposure by R.J. Pinero
9-19-99 Added new links to several pages and updated the Thurlo information.
9-18-99 Completed changes for all author pages. Added a message board to the site. (Note: used coolboard at this time.)
9-15-99 Added a review of The Keys to the Street by Ruth Rendell. Started redesign of Author pages. Go to Science Fiction book shelf for example.
9-14-99 Redesigned the Book Shelf Start Page (see sample) so that Authors are listed on the right. I thought this would be clearer. I also updated the Tutorial to reflect changes.
9-11-99 Edited What's New page.
9-10-99 Added a review of Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts
9-8-99 Added a review of Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
9-3-99 Added a review of Generous Death by Nancy Pickard
9-1-99 Checked links and removed all dead ones - lost many due to previous year's school projects being deleted. Too bad! There were some good ones. Also changed the link to Amazon to open in Books section.
8-31-99 Added a review of The Bingo Palace by Louise Erdrich
8-27-99 Added new page to highlight Awards Received and Web Rings
8-26-99 Spent all of yesterday working on speeding up my website by converting .GIF images to Progressive .JPGs. I gained back 1.5 MB of disk space on the server and hopefully you will see better download times. This also explains if you were on my site and saw some broken images yesterday. I think they are fixed today.... Added af few more comments to the newsletter, updated about this site and added new guides to the bottom of the home page.
8-24-99 Added reviews of Endymion and The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons. Also updated newsletter to reflect more new books published recently. Print lists were updated to reflect latest and coming releases.
8-10-99 Another quick vacation. Next update should be in about 10 days. Sorry, summer beckons!
8-7-99 Updated newsletter to reflect to new books published or about to be published.
8-6-99 Added a review of The Main Corpse by Diane Mott Davidson.
8-4-99 Added a review of Incident at Twenty-Mile by Trevanian.
8-3-99 Changed "Navigating this Site" to reflect changes in the Index page and Newsletter Page.
8-2-99 Redesigned the Home Page so that it would load faster and have a smaller footprint.
8-1-99 Added a review of Monkey Wrench by Liza Cody
7-18-99 On vacation - will update site upon return in August. Please let me know if you want to receive notification when reviews begin again:
7-15-99 Moved Yalom's review from Contemporary to Humor bookshelf. After thinking about it for a few days, I really started thinking how funny this book is... Added new information to What's New. Updated search table on Author Pages to reflect's changes.
7-11-99 Verified and updated links. Added a review of Lying on the Couch by Irvin D. Yalom.
7-6-99 Added a review of A Little Yellow Dog by Walter Mosley
7-4-99 Added a review of Ubik by Philip K. Dick. Added navigation aids at bottom of each author page.
7-1-99 Gave a face lift to the home page. Added new pages What's New and About This Site.
6-28-99 Created a new bookshelf called The Wild West. Move books from Contemporary, Sleuths and Humorous to go on this new shelf. Changed order of listings under Mostly Fiction's Book Shelves.
Added a review of Almanac of the Dead by Leslie Marmon Silko.
6-24-99 Added a review of The Paperboy by Pete Dexter.
6-21-99 Added a review of Client Privilege by William G. Tapply. Added a Guest Book as suggested by a person named VB.
6-18-99 Added a review of I Killed Hemingway by William McCranor Henderson
6-14-99 Trying out a web ring. Added code for The Reader's Ring.
6-12-99 Added a review of Ten Percent of Life by Hiber Conteris

Added new Navigating this site section. Look for this image on the Home Page:Changed Home Page so that it has more news and less how to get around the site! I promised to start reading again soon!

6-8-99 I now am at my own domain! Welcome to! Don't forget to bookmark this new site....
6-4-99 Just completed another revamp! This time I added javascripts. No longer using Front Page. Everything is done using Macromedia Dreamweaver 2, Ultraedit, Micrografx Designer and Picture Publisher.
5-30-99 Reread Coyote Blue by Christopher Moore and updated the page with new comments.
5-24-99 Added a review of The Seville Communion by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
5-20-99 Added a review of Carolina Garcia-Aguilera's Bloody Secrets
5-18-99 Phase II of my overhaul is offically complete.  The Web Site is now tables based versus frames based.  New section added for extra suggestions.  Index page is more a newsletter format. Backgrounds and hypertext colors improved wherever needed.  Most pages should load faster. HTML code has been cleaned up except where Front Page has won the battle.
5-15-99 Added a review of Clyde Edgerton's Redeye: A Western
5-6-99 Added a page for Peter Mayle's Chasing Cézanne.
5-5-99 Added a page for Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons.
5-2-99 Announcing my new name!  Sealark's Good Books is now called Mostly Fiction. (Getting ready to move to a new server.)
5-1-99 Look, Ma! No Frames! OK, I cheated and used a tool in MS Front Page.  Will create tables after I read a couple books.
4-27-99 Phase I of my overhaul is officially complete.  Every author has their own web page.  Today I finished separating out the True Adventure novels.  Tell you the truth, it's hard to keep up with my reading spending so much time editing this site.  So before I begin Phase II, which is to get rid of these ugly frames, I will read a couple books.
4-25-99 Made up separate pages for all authors formerly under Used Books - updated Used Print List with books that are out of print from all categories. Create new Alphabetical by Title or can still search by Author.
4-21-99 Separated books/authors under Espionage/Thrillers. Added in new book, Billingsgate Shoals by Rick Boyer.
4-18-99 Separated books/authors under Family Relations & Explorations
4-16-99 Added in a review of The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx.  Finally finished separating authors for the Contemporary Literature bookshelf.   
4-8-99 Also separated out books/authors under Murder Mysteries
4-6-99 Added review of The Love Song of J. Edgar Hoover by Kinky Friedman.  Finished separating out authors under Really Humorous fiction.  Added a new page that lists all Print Lists.
3-30-99 Added review of Diane Mott Davidson's Dying for Chocolate
3-21-99 Happy birthday!  Sealark's Good Books is one year old today!  Finished separating writers in the Science Fiction section.  Added Joe Haldeman's Forever Peace.
3-13-99 Finished separating out writers and their books for the Latino/Hispanic bookshelf, included a new intro.
3-7-99 Getting ready to celebrate one year anniversary.  I am redesigning this site. If you click on Favorite Sleuths under Book Shelves, then you get a feel as to where I am heading with my redesign.  There is a lot more that I want to do, but am taking this is steps!  Any Feedback is welcome!
3-6-99 Added a review of Esperanza's Box of Saints by Maria Amparo Escandon.   Added new catchy logo to the left frame, top.
2-27-99 Added in quick comments on Bloody Shame by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera ; moved Cornwell's Hornet Nest to Sleuth Series bookshelf since she recently came out with Southern Cross, a second novel featuring the same lame crew as in Hornet's nest.
2-21-99 Added review of Jane Hamilton's The Book of Ruth
2-14-99 All books out of print or on back order shall be listed in the bibliography followed by a (read more) if has reviews of the book.
2-13-99 Added White Rush/Green Fire by Mark McGarrity
2-6-99 Added Consuming Fire by Thomas D. Davis.
2-2-99 Added comments on Stuart Woods Dirt.
1-29-99 Added review of Manhattan Nocturne by Colin Harrison.
1-23-99, 1-24-99 For list of books easy to printChanged all hyperlinks to open in a new window.  Created printable Summary Lists for each book section.
1-17-99 Added in three reviews: Bloody Waters by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera, But I Wouldn't Want to Die There by Nancy Pickard and The Snake, The Crocodile and The Dog by Elizabeth Peters.
1-10-99 Added in two reviews: Dream of a Falling Eagle by George C. Chesbro and Thin Air by Robert Parker
1-3-99 Started to change format so that title does not open onto yet another page. This involves adding the bibliographies for most authors onto bookshelf pages. Time consuming, but I think it looks a lot better!
1-2-99 Happy New Year!  Added two reviews: The Law of Love by Laura Esquivel and Stormy Weather by Carl Hiaasen - both excellent books. More house cleaning as well!
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