Search Results: "Amber Stewart"


BOOK REVIEW

TOO SMALL FOR MY BIG BED by Amber Stewart
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A didactic pipe dream. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Stewart tenders a piece of puff pastry that wishes nothing more than to send its readers to slumberland. Read full book review >

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I’M BIG ENOUGH by Amber Stewart
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2007

"A gentle tale for those struggling with giving up a loved object, but with some undertones parents should be aware of. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Bean is big enough to do lots of things, but giving up her blanket may be beyond her. Read full book review >

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RABBIT EARS by Amber Stewart
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2006

"Few preschoolers will not be able to find a kindred spirit in this little bunny. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Sometimes all it takes is the example of someone slightly older to encourage children to try new things. Read full book review >

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NO BABYSITTERS ALLOWED by Amber Stewart
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"A great way to soothe children facing a night with the 'dreaded' babysitter. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Hopscotch is brave about many things: taking spiders outside, getting bandaged after a tricycle fall, hanging upside-down on the trapeze—none of these faze him a bit. Read full book review >

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BEDTIME FOR BUTTON by Amber Stewart
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: April 1, 2009

"Skip it. (Picture book. 3-5)"
As Button gets ready for sleep, he remembers the scary tree-bear he saw that day; to allay his fears, Daddy Bear tells Button about "a day when there were no scary things….The day you were born…." Read full book review >

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LITTLE BY LITTLE by Amber Stewart
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"Nevertheless, children will likely root for Otto and may be emboldened to try out something on their own 'CAN'T DO' lists. (Picture book. 3-5)"
There are lots of things Otto can do: "Forward roly-poly / Backward roly-poly / Being kind to frogs...." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SOBER STICK FIGURE by Amber Tozer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2016

"The urgency and desperation of addiction told through crisp, biting sarcasm and self-deprecating humor."
A stand-up comedian reclaims her life after three decades of alcohol abuse. Read full book review >

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PIECES OF ME by Amber Kizer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Different, sensitive and emotional, as well as an effective argument for organ donation. (Paranormal fiction. 12 & up)"
This unusual and affecting story ties the lives of five completely different teens together through the transplant donations of one who dies. Read full book review >

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THE FIRE WISH by Amber Lough
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 22, 2014

"Fast-paced and reasonably respectful, this Middle Eastern-flavored fantasy will appeal to a growing readership clamoring for exactly this kind of girl-powered intrigue, magic and romance. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
The Thousand and One Nights meets The Prince and the Pauper. Read full book review >

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BEFORE YOU by Amber Hart
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 29, 2014

"This riff on West Side Story is torrid and heartfelt if not at all subtle, with a sequel featuring Faith's best friend still to come. (Romance. 14-18)"
The daughter of a pastor and a young man on the run from a Cuban drug cartel get past their initial animosity to fall in love in this sexy romance. Read full book review >

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THE UNFINISHED WORLD by Amber Sparks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 25, 2016

"Stylish and deeply imagined."
A collection of elliptical stories in which death throws a long shadow over an eclectic group of characters. Read full book review >