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Kim J.’s Reviews – 1

Kim J.
of the Bennett Martin Public Library

reviewing for BookGuide since April 2004

Kim’s 100 most recent reviews


I Have Been Buried Under Years of Dust
by Valerie Gilpeer with Emily Grodin (Biography Grodin)
reviewed in October 2021


The Real James Herriot
by Jim Wright (B 4355w)
reviewed in October 2021


The Lord God Made Them All
by James Herriot (B H43551)
reviewed in September 2021


Wolf Island: Discovering the Secrets of a Mythical Animal
by L. David Mech (599.773 Mec)
reviewed in September 2021


1917
(DVD 1917)
reviewed in September 2021


The Ickabog
by J.K. Rowling (j Rowling)
reviewed in August 2021


Seabiscuit
based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand (DVD Seabiscuit)
reviewed in August 2021


All Creatures Great and Small (2020)
based on the books by James Herriot (DVD All)
reviewed in June 2021


Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped Into Slavery and Their Astounding Odyssey Home
by Richard Bell (306.362 Bel)
reviewed in May 2021


The Peanuts Book
by Simon Beecroft (741.524 SchYb)
reviewed in April 2021


Red Bones
by Ann Cleeve (Cleeve)
reviewed in March 2021


Shetland
based on the novels of Ann Cleeve (DVD Shetland)
reviewed in March 2021


A Deadly Education
by Naomi Novik (Novik)
reviewed in January 2021


The Lost Art of Dying
by L.S. Dugdale (155.937 Dug)
reviewed in November 2020


The Pollinator Victory Garden
by Kim Eierman (639.97 Eie)
reviewed in November 2020


The Book of Lost Words: Collywobbles, Snollygosters, and 86 Other Surprisingly Useful Terms Worth Resurrecting
by Joe Gillard (428.1 Gil)
reviewed in November 2020


Abandoned Eastern Nebraska: Rural Wanderings
by Nicole Renaud (978.2 Ren)
reviewed in November 2020


Midwest Made: Big Bold Baking From the Heartland
by Shauna Sever (641.505 Sev)
reviewed in November 2020


Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Erik Larson (976.413 Lar)
reviewed in October 2020


Tales of Sea and Shore
Edward Rowe Snow (910.45 Sn6t)
reviewed in October 2020


Spider-Man (2002)
(DVD Spider-Man)
reviewed in October 2020


Love and Meaning After 50
Julia Mayer and Barry Jacobs (306.7 May)
reviewed in September 2020


Spider-Man: Far From Home
(DVD Spider)
reviewed in September 2020


The Current War
(DVD Current)
reviewed in August 2020


The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer
by Ann Marie O’Connor (759.36 Kli)
reviewed in May 2020


Les Miserables (2018)
(DVD Les)
reviewed in May 2020


Star Trek: Discovery
(DVD Star)
reviewed in February 2020


Vera
based on the novels of Ann Cleeve (DVD Vera)
reviewed in January 2020


Grown & Flown
by Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington (649.125 Hef)
reviewed in December 2019


All is True
directed by Kenneth Branagh (DVD All is True)
reviewed in December 2019


Incredible Monsters and Legends of the Sea
by Edward Rowe Snow (910.453 Sn6i)
reviewed in October 2019


Dickensian
(DVD Dickensian)
reviewed in September 2019


Find Momo Across Europe
by Andrew Knapp (jPB Knapp)
reviewed in July 2019


Amish Community Cookbook: Simple, Delicious Recipes From Amish and Mennonite Homes
by Carole Roth Giagnocavo (641.503 Gia)
reviewed in June 2019


The Greatest Showman
(DVD Greatest)
reviewed in June 2019


Lost Omaha
by Janet Daly Bednarek (978.225 Bed)
reviewed in May 2019


Find Momo
by Andrew Knapp (jPB Knapp)
reviewed in May 2019


Long Promised Road: Carl Wilson, Soul of the Beach Boys
by Kent Crowley [Music 781.66 Wilson] reviewed in April 2019


The Man in the Willows
by Matthew Dennison [Biography Graham] reviewed in April 2019


Tales From Earthsea
by Ursula K. Leguin [Leguin] reviewed in October 2018


Spinning Silver
by Naomi Novik [Novik] reviewed in August 2018


A Wrinkle in Time: The 50th Anniversary Edition
by Madeleine L’Engle [j L’Engle or YA L’Engle] reviewed in May 2018


My Own Two Feet: A Memoir
by Beverly Cleary [jB C57] reviewed in January 2018


Victoria & Abdul
[DVD Victoria] reviewed in March 2018, but added to the January 2018 page where another review already appeared


Scandinavian Gatherings: From Afternoon Fika to Midsummer Feast – 70 Simple Recipes and Crafts for Everyday Celebrations
by Melissa Bahen [641.594 Bah] reviewed in December 2017


Harry Potter: A Journey Through the History of Magic
by J.K. Rowling [j823 Row] reviewed in December 2017


Denial
[DVD Denial] reviewed in May 2017


Mind Your Manors: Tried and True British Household Cleaning Tips
by Lucy Lethbridge [648.5 Let] reviewed in March 2017


surfcitytorrenceSurf City: The Jan and Dean Story
by Dean Torrence [Music 781.66 Jan] reviewed in November 2016


loveandfriendshipdvdLove and Friendship
based on the novel by Jane Austen [DVD Love] reviewed in November 2016


rosspoldarkRoss Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787
by Winston Graham [Graham] reviewed in October 2016


poldark1975dvdPoldark: Series One (1975)
based on novels by Winston Graham [DVD Poldark] reviewed in October 2016


poldark2015dvdPoldark: Complete First Season (2015)
based on novels by Winston Graham [DVD Poldark] reviewed in October 2016


olliesodysseyOllie’s Odyssey
by William Joyce [j Joyce] reviewed in September 2016


storyofkullervoThe Story of Kullervo
by J.R.R. Tolkien [Tolkien] reviewed in July 2016


apromiseA Promise
[DVD Promise] reviewed in July 2016


tonitennilleamemoirToni Tennille: A Memoir
by Toni Tennille and Caroline Tennille St. Clair [Music 781.66 Ten] reviewed in June 2016


beachboysamericasbandThe Beach Boys: America’s Band
by Johnny Morgan [Music 781.66 Beach] reviewed in March 2016


joyofforaginThe Joy of Foraging
by Gary Lincoff [581.63 Lin] reviewed in January 2016


thensingsmysoulThen Sings My Soul, Vol. 1
by Robert J. Morgan [Music 782.27 Mor] reviewed in January 2016


holidaywishescdHoliday Wishes
by Idina Menzel [Compact Disc 394 Men] reviewed in January 2016


wolfhalldvdWolf Hall
based on the book by Hilary Mantel [DVD Wolf] reviewed in January 2016


Long Promised Road: Carl Wilson, Soul of the Beach Boys
by Kent Crowley [Music 781.66 Wilson] reviewed in December 2015


uprootedUprooted
by Naomi Novik [Novik] reviewed in November 2015


gosetawatchmanGo Set a Watchman
by Harper Lee [Lee] reviewed in August 2015


mockingbird50thTo Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee [Lee] reviewed in August 2015


mockingbird50thdvdTo Kill a Mockingbird
based on the novel by Harper Lee [DVD To] reviewed in August 2015


howrudeHow Rude! The Teen Guide to Good Manners, Proper Behavior, and Not Grossing People Out
by Alex J. Packer [YA PB Packer] reviewed in July 2015


 

Middle School, the Inside Story: What Kids Tell Us That They Don’t Tell You!
by Cynthia Ulrich Tobias [305.234 Tob] reviewed in June 2015


 

Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb
[DVD j Night] reviewed in June 2015


lincolnhighwayThe Lincoln Highway: Nebraska’s Longest Main Street Celebrates 100 Years
by Mike Konz [388.1 Kon] reviewed in January 2015


Heart-Land: Growing Up in the Middle of Everything
by Douglas Keister [Biography Keister] reviewed in January 2015


endeavourdvd-1Endeavour – Series One
[DVD Endeavour] reviewed in November 2014


bloodoftyrantsBlood of Tyrants
by Naomi Novik [Novik] reviewed in September 2014


wallanderdvd-1Wallander: Series One
based on the books by Henning Mankell [DVD Wallander] reviewed in September 2014


beatrixpottersgardeninglifeBeatrix Potter’s Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children’s Tales
by Marta McDowell [635 McD] reviewed in May 2014


bletchleycircledvd-1Bletchley Circle
[DVD Bletchley] reviewed in March 2014


singingwilderness2The Singing Wilderness
by Sigurd Olson [Olson] reviewed in February 2014


hamletdvd2009Hamlet
by William Shakespeare [DVD Hamlet] reviewed in January 2014


beachboysinconcertThe Beach Boys in Concert: The Ultimate History of America’s Band on Tour and Onstage
by Jan Rusten and Jon Stebbins [Music 781.66 Bea] reviewed in October 2013


grumpycatGrumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book
by Grumpy Cat [817 Gru] reviewed in October 2013


wsstarwarsWilliam Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope
by Ian Doescher [791.437 Doe] reviewed in September 2013


shadowsoftheworkhouseCall the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse
by Jennifer Worth [Worth] reviewed in August 2013


landgirlsdvd1Land Girls
[DVD Land] reviewed in May 2013


midsummernightsdreamA Midsummer Night’s Dream
by William Shakespeare [822.33 ShaP7] reviewed in April 2013


coledirectoryThe Cole Cross-Reference Directory: Lincoln and Vicinity
by Cole Publications [R 917.82 Col] reviewed in December 2012


tintindvdThe Adventures of TinTin
based on the books by Serge [DVD Adventures] reviewed in December 2012


deathcomestopemberleyDeath Comes to Pemberly
by P.D. James [James] reviewed in January 2012


nebraskasfatalaircrashesNebraska’s Fatal Air Crashes of WWII
by Jerry Penry [940.544 qPen] reviewed in April 2011


foyleswarboxdvdFoyle’s War
by Anthony Horowitz [DVD Horowitz] reviewed in January 2011


johnadamsdvdJohn Adams
based on the book by David McCullough [DVD John] reviewed in January 2011


profilesofnatdisnebraskansProfiles of National Distinguished Nebraskans
by Elmer A. Kral [920.078 Kra] reviewed in December 2010


returnto100acrewoodReturn to the Hundred Acre Wood
by David Benedictus [j Benedictus] reviewed in August 2010


aliceinwonderland2010dvdAlice in Wonderland
based on the novel by Lewis Carroll [DVD Alice] reviewed in August 2010


senseandsensibilityandseamonstersSense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters
by Ben Winters [Winters] reviewed in February 2010


mariaMaria
by Maria Von Trapp [Music 780.92 Tra] reviewed in February 2010


wivesanddaughtersdvdWives & Daughters
based on the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell [DVD Gaskell] reviewed in February 2010


cranfordCranford
by Elizabeth Gaskell [Gaskell] reviewed in November 2009


mrdarcyvampyreMr. Darcy, Vampyre
by Amanda Grange [Grange] reviewed in November 2009


lifeatburghleyLife at Burghley: Restoring One of England’s Great Houses
by Victoria Leatham [914.253 Lea] reviewed in November 2009


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Posted to the BookGuide site in May 2016 | Last updated in October 2021