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Kim J.’s Reviews

Kim J.
of the Bennett Martin Public Library

reviewing for BookGuide since April 2004


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 Silk
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


heartlandkeisterHeart-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


northandsouthgaskelldvdNorth & South
based on the novel by Elisabeth Gaskell [DVD Gaskell] reviewed in November 2009


prideandprejudicePride & Prejudice
by Jane Austen [Austen] reviewed in September 2009


threemusketeersThe Three Musketeers
by Alexandre Dumas [Dumas] reviewed in July 2009


nixiessongBeyond the Spiderwick Chronicles: The Nixies’ Song
by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black [j DiTerlizzi] reviewed in March 2009


harddaysnightdvdA Hard Day’s Night
by The Beatles [DVD Hard] reviewed in March 2009


picnicathangingrockdvdA Picnic at Hanging Rock
[DVD Picnic] reviewed in March 2009


helpdvdHelp!
by The Beatles [DVD Help] reviewed in February 2009


victoryofeaglesVictory of Eagles
by Naomi Novik [Novik] reviewed in November 2008


fieldguideThe Spiderwick Chronicles: Field Guide
by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black [j DiTerlizzi] reviewed in October 2008


discoveringhamletvhsDiscovering Hamlet
by Mark Olshaker [Video 792.02 Ols] reviewed in May 2008


tolkienabiographyTolkien: A Biography
by Humphrey Carpenter [B T578c] reviewed in December 2007


anadventureAn Adventure
by Charlotte Anne Elizabeth Moberly [133.12 M71m] reviewed in November 2007


hardtimesHard Times
by Charles Dickens [Dickens] reviewed in August 2007


hismajestysdragonHis Majesty’s Dragon
by Naomi Novik [Novik] reviewed in May 2007


oldcuriosityshopDVDThe Old Curiosity Shop
based on the novel by Charles Dickens [DVD Dickens] reviewed in March 2007


catchawaveCatch a Wave: The Rise, Fall and Redemption of the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson
by Peter Ames Carlin [Music 781.66 WilYc] reviewed in February 2007


davidcopperfielddvdDavid Copperfield
based on the novel by Charles Dickens [DVD Dickens] reviewed in January 2007


ameliaearhartAmelia Earhart: The Sky’s No Limit
by Lori VanPelt [B Ea67v] reviewed in December 2006


eatsshootsEats, Shoots & Leaves
by Lynn Truss [421 Tru] reviewed in November 2006


taleoftwocitiesA Tale of Two Cities
by Charles Dickens [Dickens] reviewed in August 2006


henryvDVDHenry V
by William Shakespeare [DVD 822.33 Hen5] reviewed in August 2006


goodmorningcaptGood Morning, Captain! Fifty Wonderful Years With TV’s Captain Kangaroo, Bob Keeshan
by Bob Keeshan [791.452 qKee] reviewed in July 2006


pallisersdvdThe Pallisers
based on the novel by by Anthony Trollope [DVD Trollope] reviewed in July 2006


greatlodgesGreat Lodges of the National Parks
by Christine Barnes [917.9 qBar] reviewed in June 2006


nicholasnickleby1977dvdNicholas Nickleby
by Charles Dickens [Dickens] reviewed in May 2006


jmbarrieJ.M. Barrie and the Lost Boys
by Andrew Birkin [b qB268b] reviewed in February 2006


prisonerdvdThe Prisoner
by Patrick McGoohan [791.437 Pri] reviewed in February 2006


lesmiserablesLes Miserables
by Victor Hugo [Hugo] reviewed in November 2005


lincolncityguideLincoln City Guide
by The Federal Writer’s Project [917.82 F31] reviewed in September 2005


hornblowercompanionThe Hornblower Companion
by C.S. Forester [823 qF76z] reviewed in August 2005


americanwestAmerican West: 20 New Stories
edited by Loren Estleman [813.08 Est] reviewed in June 2005


cakebibleThe Cake Bible
by Rose Beranbaum [651.865 Ber] reviewed in February 2005


phantomoftheoperaThe Phantom of the Opera
by Gaston Leroux [Leroux] reviewed in October 2004


beatrixpottersartBeatrix Potter’s Art
by Anne Stevenson Hobbs [741.642 Pot] reviewed in August 2004


hornblowerandthehotspurThe Horatio Hornblower Saga
by C.S. Forester [Forester] reviewed in May 2004


lordoftherings2The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
by J.R.R. Tolkien [Tolkien] reviewed in April 2004


Posted to the BookGuide site in May 2016 | Last updated in May 2019

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