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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


The Oxygen Farmer
by Colin Holmes (Holmes)
reviewed in February 2024


A Christmas Story Christmas
(DVD Christmas)
reviewed in February 2024


Station Eleven
based on the novel by Emily St. John Mandel (DVD Station)
reviewed in February 2024


The Cookie That Changed My Life and More Than 100 Other Classic Cakes, Cookies, Muffins
by Nancy Silverton (641.865 Sil)
reviewed in January 2024


Annika: Season Two
(DVD Annika)
reviewed in January 2024


Kindness Matters
(DVD Kindness)
reviewed in January 2024


1964: Eyes of the Storm
by Paul McCartney (Music 781.66 McCartney)
reviewed in November 2023


Star Trek: Picard (season three)
(DVD Star)
reviewed in November 2023


The Mystery of Edwin Drood
by Charles Dickens (Dickens)
reviewed in October 2023


The Lost King
(DVD Lost)
reviewed in October 2023


The Longmire Defense
by Craig Johnson (Johnson)
reviewed in September 2023


Bury Your Dead
by Louise Penny (Penny)
reviewed in September 2023


All Creatures Great and Small: Season 3
based on books of James Herriot (DVD All)
reviewed in June 2023


Q’s Legacy
by Helene Hanff (B H1907q)
reviewed in May 2023


The Golden Enclaves
by Naomi Novik (Novik)
reviewed in April 2023


The Booksellers
(DVD 002.075 Boo)
reviewed in April 2023


Beyond the Wand: The Magic and Mayhem of Growing Up a Wizard
by Tom Felton (Biography Felton)
reviewed in March 2023


Honk: The Movie
(DVD 598.41 Hon)
reviewed in March 2023


Everything I Never Dreamed: My Life Surviving and Standing Up to Domestic Violence
by Ruth Glenn (Biography Glenn)
reviewed in February 2023


The BFG
based on the novel by Roald Dahl (DVD j BFG)
reviewed in February 2023


Hell and Back
by Craig Johnson (Johnson)
reviewed in January 2023


The Inspector Lewis series
(DVD Inspector)
reviewed in January 2023


When We Were Apollo
(DVD 629.454 Whe)
reviewed in December 2022


Calendar Girl
(DVD Biography Finley)
reviewed in November 2022


The Duke
(DVD Duke)
reviewed in November 2022


A Royal Night Out
(DVD Royal)
reviewed in October 2022


James Herriot: The Life of a Country Vet
by Graham Lord (B H43551)
reviewed in September 2022


Poems: 1947-1954
by Weldon Kees (811 K25p)
reviewed in July 2022


Divergent/Insurgent/Allegiant
by Veronica Roth (YA Roth)
reviewed in July 2022


Nebraska and the CCC: Young Men at Their Best
by Suzanne Williams (978.2 Wil)
reviewed in June 2022


The Little House Cookbook: Frontier Foods From Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Classic Stories
by Barbara M. Walker (j641.5 Wal)
reviewed in May 2022


It’s a Wonderful Woof
by Spencer Quinn (Quinn)
reviewed in April 2022


I Am Hutterite
by Mary-Ann Kirkby (Biography Kirkby)
reviewed in March 2022


The Mockingbird Next Door: Life With Harper Lee
by Marja Mills (Biography Lee)
reviewed in March 2022


Dune
based on the novel by Frank Herbert (DVD Dune)
reviewed in March 2022


Teaflet and Roog Make a Mess
by Jeanne Birdsall (j Birdsall)
reviewed in February 2022


The Lyrics: 1956 to Present
by Paul McCartnery (Music 781.66 McC)
reviewed in February 2022


The Last Graduate
by Naomi Novik (Novik)
reviewed in February 2022


Harry Potter: A Magical Year
by J.K. Rowling, with art by Jim Kay (j Rowling)
reviewed in February 2022


The Christmas Pig
by J.K. Rowling (j Rowling)
reviewed in January 2022


The Christmas Doodle
(DVD j Christmas)
reviewed in January 2022


The Man Who Invented Christmas
(DVD Man)
reviewed in January 2022


News of the World
based on the novel by Paulette Giles (DVD News)
reviewed in November 2021


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


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Posted to the BookGuide site in May 2016 | Last updated in February 2024