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Midnight Champagne
****
A. Manette Ansay
Morrow, $24, PG
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 8/23/99 (SS)

The Last One Home
****
Annette Appollo
Harper, $6.99, PG
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 3/26/00 (SS)

The Girl's Guide to
Hunting & Fishing

***
Melissa Bank
Viking, $23.95, PG
Fiction/Short Stories
Reviewed 7/6/99 (SS)

American Fuji
****
Sara Becker
Putnam, $24.95, G
General Fiction
Reviewed 2/26/01 (SS)

Open House
****
Elizabeth Berg
Random House, $23.95, PG
Women's Fiction
Reviewed 9/16/00 (SS)

Until the Real Thing
Comes Along

***
Elizabeth Berg
Random House, $23, G
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 7/25/99 (SS)

Tara Road
*****
Maeve Binchy
Delacorte, $24.95, G
General Fiction
Reviewed 10/9/99 (KL)

Crowfoot Ridge
***
Ann Brandt
Harper, $20, PG
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 11/17/99 (SS)

God Save the Sweet Potato Queens
***
Jill Conner Browne
Three Rivers, $12, R
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 1/01/01 (SS)

The Sweet Potato Queens
Book of Love

***
Jill Conner Browne
Three Rivers, $12, R
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 1/01/01 (SS)

Notes From a Small Island
****
Bill Bryson
Avon Bard, $12.50
Travel Narrative
Reviewed 8/13/99 (CS)

The Marsh King's Daughter
****
Elizabeth Chadwick
St. Martin's, $2595, PG-13
Historical Fiction
Reviewed 10/11/00 (JM)

Pink Slip
****
Rita Ciresi
Dell, $11.95, R
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 1/13/00 (SS)

Life Skills
***
Katie Fforde
St. Martin's, $24.95, PG
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 10/18/99 (SS)

Otherwise Engaged
****
Suzanne Finnamore
Knopf, $22, PG
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 11/28/99 (SS)

The Phantom of Manhattan
**
Frederick Forsyth
St. Martin's, $19.95
Fiction
Reviewed 2/18/00 (lm)

The Seventh Moon
****
Marius Gabriel
Bantam, $24.94, PG
Suspense
Reviewed 12/3/99 (SS)

A Mortal Bane
*****
Roberta Gellis
Forge, $23.95, PG
Medieval Mystery
Reviewed 8/23/99 (JM)

A Personal Devil
*****
Roberta Gellis
Forge, $23.95, PG-13
Medieval Mystery
Reviewed 3/26/01(JM)

Love Poems
****
Nikki Giovanni
Morrow, $12, PG-13
Poetry
Reviewed 2/13/00 (GO)

The Accidental Bride
**
Janice Harayda
St. Martin's, $22.95, G
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 7/19/99 (SS)

Got To Be Real
****
E. Lynn Harris, Eric Jerome Dickey,
Colin Channer & Marcus Major
NAL, $14, R
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 1/14/01 (GO)

The House of Gentle Men
***
Kathy Hepinstall
Bard/Avon, $22, PG
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 2/6/00 (SS)

Dust to Dust
****
Tami Hoag
Bantam, $25.95, V
Thriller
Reviewed 8/26/00 (JM)

The Green Mile
*****
Stephen King
Pocket, $7.99, V
Thriller
Reviewed 12/31/99 (lm)

Prodigal Summer
*****
Barbara Kingsolver
Harper Collins, $26, PG
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 11/21/00 (lm)

Patty Jane's House of Curl
****
Lorna Landvik
Ivy, $6.99, PG
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 7/21/99 (SS)

The Tall Pine Polka
****
Lorna Landvik
Ballantine, $23, G
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 10/4/99 (SS)

Welcome to the
Great Mysterious

****
Lorna Landvik
Ballantine, $23.95, PG
Non Fiction
Reviewed 1/23/01 (SS)

The Ladies Farm
***
Viqui Litman
Crown, $23.95, G
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 9/29/99 (SS)

To Marry an English Lord
*****
G. MacColl & C. Wallace
Workman Press, $15.95, G
Non Fiction
Reviewed 12/18/00 (CS)

The Bone Lady
****
Mary H. Manhein
Penguin, $11.95
Non Fiction
Reviewed 11/22/00 (CS)

A Day Late and a Dollar Short
***
Terry McMillan
Viking, $24.95, R
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 1/01/01 (GO)

Disappearing Acts
****
Terry McMillan
Pocket, $14.95, R
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 1/01/01 (GO)

Reviewed 12/3/99 (SS)

Lost in Translation
*****
Nicole Mones
Dial, $12.95, PG
General Fiction
Reviewed 10/4/99 (njs)

Plucking the Apple
***
Elizabeth Palmer
Mira, $5.99, G
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 8/23/99 (TD)

Close Range
*****
Annie Proulx
Scribner, $25.00
Short Stories
Reviewed 7/11/99 (TD)

The Bluelight Corner:
Black Women Writing on
Passion, Sex
and Romantic Love

****
Rosemarie Robothan, ed.
Three Rivers Press, $14, PG-13
Literary Anthology
Reviewed 7/6/99 (GO)

Harry Potter &
the Chamber of Secrets

****
J. K. Rowling
Scholastic, $16.95
Children's
Reviewed 9/28/99 (CS)

Harry Potter
& the Goblet of Fire

*****
J. K. Rowling
Scholastic, $25.95
Children's Fiction
Reviewed 7/16/00 (lm)

Harry Potter
& the Prisoner of Azkaban

*****
J. K. Rowling
Scholastic, $21.95
Children's
Reviewed 3/10/00 (lm)

Harry Potter &
the Sorcerer's Stone

*****
J. K. Rowling
Scholastic, $16.95
Children's
Reviewed 9/3/99 (CS)

The Man Who Ate the 747
***
Ben Sherwood
Bantam, $19.95, PG
Fiction
Reviewed 10/6/00 (SS)

I Left My Back Door Open
***
April Sinclair
Hyperion, $22.95, PG-13
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 9/13/99 (GO)

Diana in Search of Herself:
Portrait of a Troubled Princess

****
Sally Bedell Smith
Times Books, $25
Biography
Reviewed 8/25/99 (JM)

Death on a Silver Tray
****
Rosemary Stevens
Berkley, $21.95, NV
Historical Mystery
Reviewed 5/3/00 (JM)

A Love Supreme:
Real Life Stories of Black Love

*****
Tessa & Calvin Stovall
Warner, $23.95, G
Non-Fiction
Reviewed 8/14/00 (GO)

Night Gardening
****
E. L. Swann
Hyperion, $16.95, PG
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 7/19/99 (SS)

Big Stone Gap
****
Adriana Trigiani
Random House, $25, G
Fiction
Reviewed 4/7/00 (SS)

1700: Scenes From London Life
*****
Maureen Waller
Hodder & Stoughton, $30
Non-Fiction
Reviewed 4/25/01 (CS)

Quite a Year for Plums
***
Bailey White
Vintage, $12, G
Contemporary Fiction
Reviewed 8/13/99 (CS)

The Poisoned Serpent
****
Joan Wolf
Harper Collins, $23, V
Medieval Mystery
Reviewed 5/15/00 (LD)


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