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Kristen A.Kristen A. — Reviewer Profile | Reviews
Gere Branch Library

YA (Graphic Novel) Nicieza – Nicieza, Fabien – Batman: The Cat and the Bat
YA PB (Graphic Novel) Willingham — Willingham, Bill — Fables 1: Legends in Exile | Fables 2: Animal Farm | Fables 3: Storybook Love
Beard, Philip – Dear Zoe
Briggs, Patricia — Mercy Thompson: Homecoming (Fan/Hor)
Brooks, Terry – Bloodfire Quest (Fan) | The Elfstones of Shannara (Fan) | The First King of Shannara (Fan) | The Sword of Shannara (Fan) | Wards of Faerie (Fan) | The Wishsong of Shannara (Fan) | Witch Wraith (Fan)
Christie, Agatha – The ABC Murders (M) | Appointment With Death (M) | At Bertram’s Hotel (M) | The Big Four (M) | A Caribbean Mystery (M) | The Clocks (M) | Dead Man’s Folly (M) | Death on the Nile (M) | Dumb Witness (M) | Five Little Pigs (M) | 4:50 From Paddington (M) | The Hollow (M) | Lord Edgware Dies (M) | The Mirror Crack’d (From Side to Side) (M) | Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories (M) | The Moving Finger (M) | Murder in Mesopotamia (M) | A Murder is Announced (M) | The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (M) | Mystery of the Blue Train (M) | The Murder on the Links (M) | Nemesis (M) | A Pocket Full of Rye (M) | Sleeping Murder (M) | They Do It With Mirrors (M)
CD Christie – Christie, Agatha – And Then There Were None (M) | Death in the Clouds (M) | The Labors of Hercules (M) | Murder at the Vicarage (M) | Murder on the Orient Express (M) | The Mysterious Affair at Styles (M) | One, Two, Buckle My Shoe (M) | Peril at End House (M)
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor – The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Crispin, A.C. – Time For Yesterday (SF) (Hoopla resource)
Doyle, Arthur Conan – The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes (M) | The Return of Sherlock Holmes (M) | The Valley of Fear (M)
Dunsany, Edward Lord — The Fortress Unvanquishable, Save for Sacnoth (Fan)
YA Fetter-Form, Jonathan – Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb
CD Fleming – Fleming, Ian – Quantum of Solace: The Complete James Bond Short Stories
Gaardner, Jostein – The Christmas Mystery (M) | Sophie’s World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy
Golden, Christie — The Last Roundup (SF)
Gurney, James – Dinotopia (j)
Herbert, Frank — Dune (SF) | Dune Messiah (SF)
Howard, Robert E. — The Phoenix on the Sword (Fan)
Lewis, C.S. — The Horse and His Boy (j) (Fan) | The Last Battle (j) (Fan) | The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (j) (Fan) | The Magician’s Nephew (j) (Fan) | Prince Caspian (j) (Fan) | The Silver Chair (j) (Fan) | The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (j) (Fan)
Lovecraft, H.P. – The Call of Cthulhu (Hor)
McCall-Smith, Alexander – Bertie Plays the Blues | Bertie’s Guide to Life and Mothers | Corduroy Mansions | Friends, Lovers and Chocolate
McIntyre, Vonda N. — The Entropy Effect (SF)
Milne, A.A. – The World of Pooh: The Complete Winnie the Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner (j)
Mitchell, V.E. — Windows on a Lost World (SF)
Murdock, M.S. – The Web of the Romulans (SF)
Pratchett, Terry – Small Gods (Fan) | The Wyrd Sisters (Fan)
CD Pratchett — Pratchett, Terry — Witches Abroad (Fan)
Roberson, Chris (& Allred, Michael) — iZombie, Vol 1: Dead to the World (Hor/M)
jP Robertson, Si – Everything’s Better With a Beard (jP)
Tolkien, J.R.R. — Roverandom (j) (Fan)
Tolkien, J.R.R. and Tolkien, Christopher – The Children of Hurin (Fan) | The Silmarillion (Fan)
CD Tolkien —  Tolkien, J.R.R. & BBC Radio —  The Lord of the Rings (radioplay)
004.09 Lai – Laing, Gordon – Digital Retro: The Evolution and Design of the Personal Computer
299.92 Gil 2004 — Mitchell, Stephen (ed.) — Gilgamesh: A New English Version
355.825 Fer — Fermi, Rachel — Picturing the Bomb: Photographs From the Secret World of the Manhattan Project
363.34 Car – Carr, Bernie – The Prepper’s Pocket Guide: 101 Things You Can Do To Ready Your Home for a Disaster
512 McK – McKellar, Danica – Hot X Algebra Exposed
CD 534 Ark – Arkenstone, David – Healing Waters (M)
CD 623.451 Con — Conant, Jennet — 109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos
631.52 Fow — Fowler, Cary — Seeds on Ice: Svalbard and the Global Seed Vault
636.8 Moo — Moore, Arden — Fit Cat: Tips & Tricks to Give Your Pet a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life
641.815 Bea – Beard, James – Beard on Bread
643.1 Bry – Bryson, Bill – At Home: A Short History of Private Life
646.724 But – Butcher, Christine – Braids, Buns and Twists: Step by Step Tutorials for 92 Fabulous Hairstyles
727.8 qLau – de Laubier, Guillaume – The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World
741.5 Cho – Cho, Frank – Liberty Meadows: Volume 1: Eden
741.5 Coe – Coelho, Paulo – The Alchemist: A Graphic Novel
741.5 Moo — Moore, Alan & Gibbons, Dave — Watchmen (SF)
741.5 Pre – Preston, Caroline – The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt: A Novel in Pictures
741.5 Sie – Siegel, Jerry and Shuster, Joe – Superman: The Dailies, Volume 1 – 1939-1940
741.5 Sta – Mullaney, Dean – Star Trek: The Classic UK Comics, Vol 1: 1969-70
741.5 War — Warkentin, Thomas — Star Trek Newspaper Comics, Voume 1: 1979-1981 | Star trek Newspaper Comics, Volume 2: 1981-1983
745.594 Vog — Vogue-Shu, Nihon — Leather Bracelets: 33 Step-by-Step Instructions for Leather Cuffs, Bracelets and Bangles with Knots, Beads, Buttons and Charms
746.44 Ray – Ray, Aimee – Doodle Stitching: The Motif Collection – 400+ Easy Embroidery Designs
746.5 End – Endo, Yasuko – Bead Embroidery: Stitch Samples
Compact Disc 781.62 Ire – various – Heart of the Gaels
Compact Disc 781.62 IreYc – various – Celtic Heartbeat
Compact Disc 781.62 IreYc – The Chieftains – Water From the Well
Compact Disc 781.62 IreYc – Clannad – Landmarks
Compact Disc 781.62 IreYg – Galway, James – Winter’s Crossing
Compact Disc 781.62 IreL — Leahy — Leahy
Compact Disc 781.62 ScoB – [various] – The Best of Scottish Pipes and Drums
Compact Disc 781.62 ScoC — Coulter, Phil — Scottish Tranquility
Compact Disc 781.62 ScoD — Dover, Connie — Somebody
Compact Disc 781.62 ScoE – The Empire Brass – King’s Court and Celtic Fair
Compact Disc 781.63 Jon — Jones, Norah — Come Away With Me
Compact Disc 781.63 McK — McKennitt, Lorenna — An Ancient Muse
Compact Disc 781.65 Gua – Guaraldi, Vince – Linus and Lucy: The Music of Vince Guaraldi
Compact Disc 781.65 Win – Winston, George – December
Compact Disc 781.66 Eny – Enya – Watermark
Compact Disc 781.66 Yan – Yankovic, Weird Al – Mandatory Fun
Compact Disc 782.14 Mon – Monty Python – Monty Python’s Spamalot
791.457 qStaYa – The Star Trek Compendium
791.457 StaYo – Ortiz, Juan – The Art of Juan Ortiz: Star Trek
j811 Lew – Lewis, Patrick and Innocenti, Roberto – The House
828 Tol — Tolkien, J.R.R. — Poems & Stories | “Leaf by Niggle” in Poems & Stories
829.03 BeoS – Heaney, Seamus – Beowulf
929.2 Bai 1976 – Bain, Robert – The Clans and Tartans of Scotland
940.53 Kie — Kiernan, Denise — The Girls of Atomic City
941.1 Zac – Zaczek, Ian – Ancient Scotland
Biography Buffett — Schroeder, Alice — The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
B C549 — Clark, Rose B. — My Nebraska Childhood: The Ought-To-Biography of an Octogenarian
Biography Wilson — Wilson, Edward O. — Letters to a Young Scientist
DVD Back – Back to the Future: The Complete Trilogy (SF)
DVD Batman — Batman (1989)
DVD Bletchley — The Bletchley Circle: Series One | The Bletchley Circle: Series Two
DVD j Bon — Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown! (and Don’t Come Back!)
DVD j Brave – Brave
DVD Crow — The Crow (SF/Fan/Hor)
DVD Dracula – based on the book by Stoker, Bram – Bram Stoker’s Dracula (Hor)
DVD Dredd – Dredd (SF)
DVD Fellowship — Tolkien, J.R.R. — The Fellowship of the Rings
Hoopla Video — Bakshi, Ralph — Fire and Ice (Fan)
DVD j Frankenweenie — Frankenweenie
Hoopla Video — Ghidorah: The Three-Headed Monster (SF)
DVD Ghostbusters — Ghostbusters: Answer the Call (2016) (SF/H)
DVD Hardcore — Hardcore Henry
DVD Hobbit – based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Fan)
DVD Indiana — Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
DVD iZombie — iZombie: Season 1 (Hor/M)
DVD John — John Wick | John Wick, Chapter 2
DVD King – King Kong (1933) (Hor/SF/Fan)
DVD Kino — Nakamura, Ryutaro — Kino’s Journey (SF/Fan)
DVD Kong – Kong: Skull Island (Hor/SF/Fan)
DVD Land  – Land Girls: Series One
DVD Machete – Machete
DVD Mummy — The Mummy (Hor)
DVD j Muppet – The Muppet Show
DVD Pacific – Pacific Rim (SF)
DVD Primal — Primal Rage (Hor)
DVD Princess – Goldman, William – The Princess Bride (Fan)
Hoopla Video — Red Sonja: Queen of Plagues (Fan)
DVD Ripper – Ripper Street – Season One (M)
DVD Rogue — (Star Wars:) Rogue One (SF)
DVD Rosemary – Rosemary & Thyme (M)
DVD j Shaun — Shaun the Sheep: The Movie
DVD Shin — Shin Godzilla (SF/Hor)
DVD Spaceballs – Spaceballs (SF)
DVD Star – Star Trek: The Original Series – Season One (SF)
DVD Star – Star Trek the Motion Picture (SF)
DVD Star – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (SF) (1 comment/rating)
DVD Star – Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (SF)
DVD Star – Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (SF)
DVD Star – Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (SF)
DVD Star – Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (SF)
DVD Star – Star Trek [2009] (SF)
DVD Star – Star Trek Into Darkness (SF)
DVD Star – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (SF)
DVD Suicide — Suicide Squad (SF)
DVD Thin – Hammett, Dashiell – The Thin Man Goes Home (M)
DVD j Wizard — Baum, L. Frank — The Wizard of Oz (Fan)
DVD Young — Brooks, Mel — Young Frankenstein (Hor)
DVD 791.457 StaYb – Building Star Trek (SF)
DVD 796.812 Glo – Whitcomb, Brett – GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling
DVD 910.4 Pal — Palin, Michael — Pole to Pole
DVD 910.41 Pal — Palin, Michael — Around the World in 80 Days
DVD 911.823 Pal — Palin, Michael — Full Circle with Michael Palin
DVD 910.45 Cha — Chasing Shackleton
DVD 915.496 Pal — Palin, Michael — Himalaya
DVD 918.1 Bra — Palin, Michael — Brazil
Hoopla Music — Arkenstone, David — Celtic Garden: A Celtic Tribute to the Music of Sarah Brightman, Enya, Celtic Woman, Secret Garden and More
Hoopla Music — Disney’s Greatest: Vol. 1-3
Hoopla Music — The Kooks — Inside In/Inside Out
Hoopla Music — The Munros — The Bagpipes of Christmas
Hoopla Music — The Music of Star Trek
Hoopla Music — Red Hot Chili Peppers — Bagpipe Hero
Hoopla Music — Sagisu, Shiro (and others) — Shin Godzilla – Original Soundtrack Album
Hoopla Music — The Taliesen Orchestra — The Hits of Halloween
Hoopla Music — The Vulcans – Star Trek (music)
Hoopla Music — Walker, Shirley — Batman: Mask of the Phantasm – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Hoopla Digital Books — Campbell, J. Scott and Hartnell, Andy — Danger Girl Deluxe
Hoopla Digital Books — Chu, Amy — Red Sonja Worlds Apart, Volume 1 (SF/Fan) | Red Sonja Worlds Apart, Volume 2 (SF/Fan)
Hoopla Digital Books — Hartnell, Andy — Danger Girl: Back in Black
Hoopla Digital Books — Hernandez, Vince — Charismagic, Vol. 1 (Fan)
Hoopla Digital Books — Howard, Tini — Magdalena: Reformation
Hoopla Digital Books — Marz, Ron — Witchblade: Volume : Borne Again
Hoopla Digital Books — Mignola, Mark (and others) — Hellboy/Ghost Special
Hoopla Digital Books —  Miller, Ron (and others) — Velda: Girl Detective, Vol 1.
Hoopla Digital Books — Tieri, Frank — Red Sonja: The Black Tower
Hoopla Digital Books — Willingham, Bill — Legenderry (Fan)
Periodical – This Old House
Video Game Sonic’s — Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection
Booklists from Book Talks presented by this Reviewer:
The 44 Scotland Street series (April 2012)
Sherlock Holmes (December 2012)
The Works of J.R.R. Tolkien (March 2013)
The Mystery of Agatha Christie (October 2018) [co-presenter]

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last updated July 2019