Review – Gaea by Robina Williams

Gaea (Quantum Cat) TITLE:    Gaea AUTHOR/EDITOR:    Robina Williams INFO:    Paperback, Fiction, 289 pages PUBLISHED:   Twilight Times Books, 2009 ISBN#:   978-1-60619-183-5 HOW’D I GET IT:   Received from Author for review FROM GOODREADS:  Gaea, the earth goddess, fed up with the damage Man is doing, decides to teach him a lesson. She ropes in …

The Weekly Wrap – 08/08/10

This feature is inspired by The Story Siren’s “In My Mailbox” posts.  Let me show you the books that I’ve come across in one way or another for the past week.  Received for Review The Classics: All You Need to Know, from Zeus’s Throne to the Fall of Rome Poor Rich Sin Undone …

My Name is an Insult

Well, I decided to change the name of this blog slightly.  I’ve had several questions about the name of it anyway and found that “One Book Shy ~ of a Full Library” just didn’t have the ring of say, “One Book Shy ~ of A Full Shelf”.  (Plus the photo …

Retro Review – Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix

 Just Ella TITLE: Just Ella AUTHOR/EDITOR: Margaret Peterson Haddix INFO: Hardback, Fiction, 185 pages PUBLISHED: Simon & Schuster, 1999 ISBN#: 978-0-689-821868-7 HOW’D I GET IT: Purchased it FROM THE COVER/PUBLISHER:  Like every commoner in the land, Ella dreams of going to the ball and marrying Prince Charming.  But after she is chosen to …

Review – The Olympic Charioteer by Helena P. Schrader

The Olympic Charioteer TITLE: The Olympic Charioteer AUTHOR/EDITOR: Helena P. Schrader INFO: Paperback, Fiction, 398 pages PUBLISHED: iUniverse, 2010 ISBN#: 978-0-595-36782-5 HOW’D I GET IT: Received from publisher for review FROM THE COVER/PUBLISHER:  Set in archaic Greece, and based on incidents recorded in Herodotus, this is the tale of a young man’s …