IPICK Good Fit Books

A Listmania! list by MJA (Beaverton, Oregon)
The list author says: "This is my virtual selection of IPICK books for introducing picking a good fit in Daily 5."
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
1.  Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883 by Simon Winchester
The list author says:
  "This is the first non-fiction book I loved as an adult. I was absolutely amazed by the power of this volcanic eruption. The author's style has turned me on to a whole new world of literature."
$10.67   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (367 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Atlas of Past Times
2.  The Atlas of Past Times by Dr. Paul Garwood John Haywood
The list author says:
  "This atlas gives you snapshots of how borders have changed over time. It's been really helpful as I read books about countries that don't exist anymore."
Used & New from: $1.07
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

See buying options
Neverwhere: A Novel
3.  Neverwhere: A Novel by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "This is my favorite kind of novel by my favorite author. I'm really interested in this type of alternate reality science-fiction. It's the perfect fit."
$8.55   Used & New from: $3.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,455 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Anna Karenina
4.  Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The list author says:
  "I tried to read this book several times, but it was just too long and difficult. I know it's a great story, I've seen the movie. It's just not enough to hold my interest."
$9.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (402 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

A History of Costume (Dover Fashion and Costumes)
5.  A History of Costume (Dover Fashion and Costumes) by Carl Kohler
The list author says:
  "This book was a gift from a friend who knows me well. I've read very little of the text, but the historical photos and diagrams have really helped me in realistic costume construction."
$12.97   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Reader's Digest Complete Guide to Sewing
6.  Reader's Digest Complete Guide to Sewing by Readers Digest Editors
The list author says:
  "A very detailed guide to specific sewing techniques. It covers everything from the basics to advanced methods with step-by-step instructions and diagrams."
Used & New from: $1.06
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews)

See buying options
THE THREE LITTLE PIGS (Disney's Wonderful World of Reading)
7.  THE THREE LITTLE PIGS (Disney's Wonderful World of Reading) by Barbara Brenner
The list author says:
  "This is my favorite book from childhood."
Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

See buying options
A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet)
8.  A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet) by Madeleine L'Engle
The list author says:
  "This series was a good fit for me in fifth grade and got me interested in fantasy. It's a mind-bending story crafted with rich vocabulary."
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,842 customer reviews)

Ultimate Biography
9.  Ultimate Biography by Avalon Publishing
The list author says:
  "I keep this book in my nightstand for easy reference whenever I want to know more about a famous person in a movie or book I'm reading. The biographies, are short, easy to comprehend, and offer enough basic information to pique my interest."
Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

See buying options
Allure
10.  Allure Magazine Subscription Conde Nast Publications
The list author says:
  "I like to read the product reviews and beauty tips in this magazine. The celebrity interview is always intelligently written, and the features are never trashy."
$19.99
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Biblical Archaeology Review
11.  Biblical Archaeology Review Magazine Subscription Biblical Archaeology Society
The list author says:
  "I want to be smart enough to understand these articles, but I just don't have enough background information to interpret the vocabulary. In my one year subscription, I was able to fully read and understand one article."
$19.95
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion