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Peter J.’s Reviews

RevPro-PJ-bigPeter J.
Webmaster for the Lincoln City Libraries

reviewing for BookGuide since April 2004

Peter’s most recent reviews…

by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead, with illustrations by Nicholas Gannon (j Mass)
reviewed in September 2022

The Nature of Middle-Earth: Late Writings on the Lands, Inhabitants, and Metaphysics of Middle-Earth
by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Carl Hostetter (823 Tol)
reviewed in September 2022

The music of Saor Patrol
by Saor Patrol (Contemporary Music database)
reviewed in July 2022

The Science of Middle-Earth
edited by Roland Lehoucq, Loic Mangin, and Arnauld Rafaelian (823 Tol)
reviewed in February 2022

(DVD Pig)
reviewed in December 2021

Crossing in Time: Steam Engines, Fast Ships and a Journey to the New World
by David Macaulay (j623.824 Mac)
reviewed in January 2021

The Illustrated Man
by Ray Bradbury (Bradbury)
reviewed in November 2018

The Innocence of Father Brown
by G.K. Chesterton (Chesterton)
reviewed in August 2017

timeandawordbookTime and a Word: The YES Story
by Martin Popoff (Music 781.66 Yes)
reviewed in November 2016

olliesodysseyOllie’s Odyssey
by William Joyce (j Joyce)
reviewed in August 2016

beowulftolkienBeowulf: A Translation and Commentary
by J.R.R. Tolkien (829.3 BeoYt)
reviewed in August 2016

reversewinesnobReverse Wine Snob
by Jon Thorsen (641.22 Tho)
reviewed in October 2015

justrideJust Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike
by Grant Petersen (796.6 Pet)
reviewed in August 2012

onceuponatimeisenoughOnce Upon a Time is Enough
by Will Stanton (398.2 Sta)
reviewed in June 2012

chroniclesofharrisburdickThe Chronicles of Harris Burdick
by Chris Van Allsburg (813.08 All)
reviewed in May 2012

worstcasescenarioholidaysThe Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Holidays
by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht (394.26 Piv)
reviewed in February 2011

nicholasnickleby1977dvdNicholas Nickleby
 by Charles Dickens (DVD Dickens)
reviewed in July 2010

alanterninherhandA Lantern in Her Hand
by Bess Streeter Aldrich (Aldrich)
reviewed in May 2010

johnadamsJohn Adams
by David G. McCullough (B Ad1m)
reviewed in March 2010

by Robert Louis Stevenson (Stevenson)
reviewed in August 2009

inkdeathThe Inkworld Trilogy
by Cornelia Funke (j Funke)
reviewed in July 2009

historyofthehobbitThe History of the The Hobbit
by John D. Rateliff (823 TolYr – 2 volumes)
reviewed in January 2009

carryonjeevesThe Jeeves and Wooster series
by P.G. Wodehouse (Wodehouse)
reviewed in July 2008

markofzorroThe Mark of Zorro
by Johnston McCulley (McCulley)
reviewed in April 2008

davidcopperfieldDavid Copperfield
by Charles Dickens (Dickens)
reviewed in February 2008

equaltemperamentHow Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony (and Why You Should Care)
by Ross W. Duffin (Music 784.192 Duf)
reviewed in May 2007

mennymsThe Mennyms
by Sylvia Waugh (Waugh)
reviewed in February 2007

tillwehavefacesTill We Have Faces
by C.S. Lewis (Lewis)
reviewed in January 2007

unfinishedtalesUnfinished Tales
by J.R.R. Tolkien (Tolkien)
reviewed in October 2006

drjekyllmrhydeThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
by Robert Louis Stevenson (Stevenson)
reviewed in June 2006

manwhowasthursdayThe Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare
by G.K. Chesterton (Chesterton)
reviewed in April 2006

guitarGuitar: An American Life
by Tim Brookes (Music 787.87 Bro)
reviewed in March 2006

transitivevampireThe Transitive Vampire
by Karen Elizabeth Gordon (428.1 Gor)
reviewed in January 2006

griffinandsabineGriffin & Sabine
by Nick Bantock (Bantock)
reviewed in September 2005

tealoverstreasuryThe Tea Lover’s Treasury
by James Norwood Pratt (641.3 Pra)
reviewed in November 2004

lostlanguagesLost Languages
by Andrew Robinson (411 Rob)
reviewed in September 2004

bookoftheduncowThe Book of the Dun Cow
by Walter Wangerin (Wangerin)
reviewed in June 2004

whatjaneaustenateWhat Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist: The Facts of Daily Life in 19th Century England
by Daniel Pool (942.08 Poo)
reviewed in May 2004

wardentrollopeThe Warden
by Anthony Trollope (Trollope)
reviewed in April 2004

Posted to the BookGuide site in October 2006 | Last updated in September 2022