Myriad Part 3

A Listmania! list by JR Corry "Jenny" (Fl)
 
Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly
1.  Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly by Gail Carson Levine
The list author says:
  "Magical" guide to writing, by one of the top fantasy authors! Levine shares wonderful tips for authors, entertaining stories of her own life, and cool writing exercises"
$4.69   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College
2.  Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College by David Borgenicht
The list author says:
  "Clever and ultimately helpful guide to surviving college. Useful tips for everything from avoiding laundry to surviving with a bad roommate"
$12.70   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Work
3.  The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Work by David Borgenicht
The list author says:
  "Another crafty book, with humor as well as great tips! This guide helps you get through work, from avoiding a bad job to surviving bad coworkers and bosses"
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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How to Be a Lady: A Contemporary Guide to Common Courtesy (A Gentlemanners Book)
4.  How to Be a Lady: A Contemporary Guide to Common Courtesy (A Gentlemanners Book) by Candace Simpson-Giles
The list author says:
  "A commonsensical guide to living. It may look trite, but it's really a lovely and useful little book"
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

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Prairie Girl's Guide to Life, The: How to Sew a Sampler Quilt & 49 Other Pioneer Projects for the Modern Girl
5.  Prairie Girl's Guide to Life, The: How to Sew a Sampler Quilt & 49 Other Pioneer Projects for the Modern Girl by Jennifer Worick
The list author says:
  "Charming and interesting guide to golden prairie life. Welcome to the past with great tips for the present!"
$12.70   Used & New from: $0.78
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Death by Darjeeling (A Tea Shop Mystery)
6.  Death by Darjeeling (A Tea Shop Mystery) by Laura Childs
The list author says:
  "Chilling mystery with a warm background: a tea shop owner finds herself caught up in the murder of a local man. This well-written series comes with a delicious tea recipe at the end of each book"
$7.98   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)

The Nancy Drew Cookbook: Clues to Good Cooking
7.  The Nancy Drew Cookbook: Clues to Good Cooking by Carolyn Keene
The list author says:
  "Delicious and nutritious book from a master sleuth! Who would have known she'd have time to cook while solving all those mysteries?"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Nancy Drew's Guide To Life (Running Press Miniature Editions)
8.  Nancy Drew's Guide To Life (Running Press Miniature Editions) by Jennifer Worick
The list author says:
  "This miniature book is loaded with tips at how to survive as a sleuth (and occassionally, a bit of a sneak :) Witty and cool!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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The Dangerous Book for Boys
9.  The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden
The list author says:
  "Classic, raw, and fun activities and lessons for boys! From hunting and tanning skins to chess-playing and archery, this is a blast of a book every boy will devour."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,021 customer reviews) | 33 customer discussions

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The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Things to Do
10.  The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Things to Do by Conn Iggulden
The list author says:
  "Totally cool sequel of sorts to the above! Includes both some of the same activities and totally awesome new ones"
$12.70   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Daring Book for Girls, The
11.  Daring Book for Girls, The by Miriam Peskowitz
The list author says:
  "Wonderful companion to the boys' book, this time addressing girls. This awesome book covers a variety of activities, from essential stuff like changing tires to fun stuff like jump rope and party games."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (302 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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The Pocket Daring Book for Girls: Things to Do
12.  The Pocket Daring Book for Girls: Things to Do by Miriam Peskowitz
The list author says:
  "Great continuation of the above, with both old and new activities. These books are endlessly fun!"
$13.64   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

My Mercies Journal (A Companion Journal for Calm My Anxious Heart)
13.  My Mercies Journal (A Companion Journal for Calm My Anxious Heart) by Linda Dillow
The list author says:
  "Gorgeous journal, with Scripture verse and special writings to remind you of God's many blessings. This book in itself is a blessing!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Inside the Walls of Troy (Laurel-Leaf Books)
14.  Inside the Walls of Troy (Laurel-Leaf Books) by Clemence McLaren
The list author says:
  "Great retelling of "Helen of Troy", this time told through the eyes of the two most vital women: the burdened Helen and haunted Cassandra. Wonderful, adventurous book"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)

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The Great God Pan
15.  The Great God Pan by Donna Jo Napoli
The list author says:
  "Deeply written retelling of the myth of the god Pan, uniting the tale of his curse with another Greek myth and revealing his love for a deeply imperiled woman. Beautiful lovestory by a master writer!"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus
16.  The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "Brilliant and poetic retelling of an ancient myth, through the eyes of the wife left behind and pondering her vows. Margaret Atwood's classic blend of poetic prose and sharp satire reach its peak in this volume"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews)

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Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold
17.  Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "Wonderful and gorgeously written retelling of "Cupid and Psyche", giving the complex characters brightly woven voices. Lewis strikes again"
$8.67   Used & New from: $3.42
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (399 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Wild Women in the Kitchen: 101 Rambunctious Recipes & 99 Tasty Tales
18.  Wild Women in the Kitchen: 101 Rambunctious Recipes & 99 Tasty Tales by Nicole Alper
The list author says:
  "Enjoy reading not only delicious recipes, but totally awesome stories of some of the most rambunctious women in history. While some of the women were good and some were bad, all their stories (and these recipes) are quite flavorful and fun to read!"
$12.14   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Shopgirl: A Novella
19.  Shopgirl: A Novella by Steve Martin
The list author says:
  "Beautifully and deeply written little book, exploring the hearts of women and men through a young shopgirl and the two men who consider a union with her. Steve Martin's a great writer!"
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (483 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Killing Mr. Griffin
20.  Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan
The list author says:
  "Suspenseful, gripping tale of a girl caught up in a dangerous prank against a teacher. When things go wrong and someone ends up dead, the group of plotting teens begin to turn on each other.."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (256 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Who Killed Mr. Chippendale?: A Mystery in Poems
21.  Who Killed Mr. Chippendale?: A Mystery in Poems by Mel Glenn
The list author says:
  "Fascinating and unique book, a mystery told in poems! When a teacher is killed, each person at the school who knew him shares their perspective in poem form"
$4.46   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

The Taking of Room 114: A Hostage Drama in Poems
22.  The Taking of Room 114: A Hostage Drama in Poems by Mel Glenn
The list author says:
  "Another suspenseful drama in poems, this time with a hostage situation at school. Each student's story is shared in cool free verse"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Split Image
23.  Split Image by Mel Glenn
The list author says:
  "Moving book, about the most popular girl in school and what her life with a disabled brother and dependent parents is really like. Another gem told in poem form and different voices"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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A Poem Traveled Down My Arm: Poems and Drawings
24.  A Poem Traveled Down My Arm: Poems and Drawings by Alice Walker
The list author says:
  "Beautiful free-verse poems, accompanied with drawings. A lovely and fresh look at the world through the eyes of a wild soul"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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An Appetite for Passion Cookbook
25.  An Appetite for Passion Cookbook by Laura Esquivel
The list author says:
  "A cookbook ripe with passion in culinary craft. Learn to put the zest of your spirit into your cooking and enjoy the fruits of the results. Clever and creative piece!"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Enchanted: Erotic Bedtime Stories For Women (Erotic Fiction)
26.  Enchanted: Erotic Bedtime Stories For Women (Erotic Fiction) by Nancy Madore
The list author says:
  "I'm afraid some of these tales have bad sexual taste, but luckily there are gems that make the book worth owning. The worthy tales are "East of the Sun", "Cinderella", "Mirror on the Wall", "Sheep in Wolf's Clothing", and "Ugly Duckling". These beautiful stories not only offer a romp through old tales made anew, but are deeper than the rest."
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter
27.  Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter by Diane Stanley
The list author says:
  "Lovely retelling of Rumpelstiltskin, this time continuing the story with a new and special character. Great twist on an old tale!"
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

The Rumpelstiltskin Problem
28.  The Rumpelstiltskin Problem by Vivian Vande Velde
The list author says:
  "Speaking of 'ol Mr. Rumple, certain authors tend to find his tale a bit flumoxing and unsatisfactory. In this unique book, author Velde offers several retellings of the original tale. None of them are alike, but all are great fun!

FWI: A few are not meant for really small children."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff/Just a Friendly Old Troll (Another Point of View)
29.  The Three Billy Goats Gruff/Just a Friendly Old Troll (Another Point of View) by Alvin Granowsky
The list author says:
  "Adorable and clever re-telling of the billy goat tale, newly told by the "misunderstood" troll who's tired of being judged by his looks"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Betsy Who Cried Wolf
30.  Betsy Who Cried Wolf by Gail Carson Levine
The list author says:
  "Hilarious and witty little retelling of "Boy who Cried Wolf", this time with a spunky shepherdess who befriends a wolf and several outspoken sheep! I can't get enough of Levine's humor"
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Frog Prince, Continued (Picture Puffin)
31.  The Frog Prince, Continued (Picture Puffin) by Steve Johnson
The list author says:
  "In this tale, the former frog prince reveals that he's unhappy in his royal marriage and would really prefer to be a frog again! Humorous book with unexpected twists"
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
32.  The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Lane Smith
The list author says:
  "Author Scieszka's on a role with unusual and hilarious fairytale spins. In this one, that infamous Big Bad wolf offers HIS version on what happened with those three little porkers."
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.02
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (371 customer reviews)

The Stinky Cheese Man 10th Anniversary (Viking Kestrel picture books)
33.  The Stinky Cheese Man 10th Anniversary (Viking Kestrel picture books) by Lane Smith
The list author says:
  "Here, Scieszka tailspins several fairytales with hilarious and unique results. These mischievous characters can't even stay in their own tales!

In this special edition, the dustjacket features a new story"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (377 customer reviews)

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The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Ninth Annual Collection (No. 9)
34.  The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Ninth Annual Collection (No. 9) by Ellen Datlow
The list author says:
  "As gothicly beautiful as its cover, this huge book features both original and retold myths and fairytales. Some are definitely duds, but there are plenty of gems to be found"
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The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eighteenth Annual Collection (Year's Best Fantasy & Horror)
35.  The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eighteenth Annual Collection (Year's Best Fantasy & Horror) by Ellen Datlow
The list author says:
  "One of the latest volumes in this awesome collection. More poems and stories, sometimes chilling and sometimes beautiful"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears
36.  Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears by Terri Windling
The list author says:
  "A divine series of fairytales for adults! Like the two above-mentioned books, jewels of both light and darkness can be found here in both stories and poems"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Black Heart, Ivory Bones
37.  Black Heart, Ivory Bones by Terri Windling
The list author says:
  "Another diamond in the collection of adult fairytales. There are five books altogether in this series, with both gorgeous stories and poems, but I chose to list the two that have at least three poems."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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What's the last thing you made? 2 Mar 6, 2013
Has anyone made a bow and arrow using this book? 0 Jun 22, 2012
Kinda bad 11 Feb 27, 2012
Where'd the Kindle Format Go 0 Mar 2, 2011
What age range is this book for? 4 Feb 25, 2011
A better Girl book! 2 Dec 7, 2010
Why do feminists need to bash this book? 810 Oct 30, 2010
Starting a "Dangerous Book for Boys" Club 26 Sep 6, 2010
When I was a boy, we called it "Boy Scouts" 13 May 12, 2010
Found a better book - full of OUTDOOR games for boys and girls!! 1 Jul 29, 2009
Wrong word 0 May 19, 2009
I am that girl...acknowledge the exception 148 Jan 13, 2009
 
   

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