Search Results: "Angela Peach"


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47 by Angela Peach
Released: Sept. 5, 2012

"A sleek and sexy sci-fi thriller."
First-time author Peach offers a suspenseful, violent horror story set in unknown regions of the universe in this mystery/thriller. Read full book review >

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ANGELA MERKEL by Matthew Qvortrup
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2016

"This eye-opening biography, drawing from rich behind-the-scenes knowledge, is necessary reading for anyone who wants to broaden his or her perspective on the world today."
A biography of German Chancellor Angela Merkel (b. 1954) that provides insight and clarity into Germany's often underreported role in shaping the European political landscape. Read full book review >

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PEACH GIRL by Raymond Nakamura
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A winningly good-natured version of a familiar favorite. (Picture book/folk tale. 5-8)"
Can peach dumplings save the world? Read full book review >

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PEACH HEAVEN by Yangsook Choi
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 6, 2005

"Yangsook's vision of peace and harmony mirrors Choi's personal experiences, and her thoughtful main character embodies the same pensive tone found in the soft brownish-greenish peachy palate, making the whole experience one tasty bite. (Picture book. 7-8)"
Yangsook believes that peach orchards in her part of Korea are the best part of Puchon, because a peach garden is a piece of heaven. Read full book review >

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PEACH PIT by Grace Nava
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"Although classics such as The Little Engine That Could may provide stronger examples of overcoming adversity, readers who want to introduce little listeners to the power of prayer may enjoy Peach Pit's spiritual journey."
In Nava's debut picture book, an oversized peach pit overcomes his self-doubt with a small prayer. Read full book review >

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LITTLE PEACH by Peggy Kern
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 10, 2015

"Despite clear good intentions, the book's focus on victimization is ultimately distancing, creating a likable-but-alienating protagonist. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A 14-year-old flees a terrible home situation only to land in child prostitution. Read full book review >

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ANGELA AND DIABOLA by Lynne Reid Banks
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1997

"The two approaches don't always blend: Banks often sacrifices subtlety for the broad satire of Roald Dahl's work, but the conclusion is both satisfying and novel. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Banks (The Mystery of the Cupboard, 1993, etc.) introduces readers to twin girls—one purely good, one purely evil—who make a hash of their well-intentioned parents' lives. Read full book review >

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PEACH AND BLUE by Sarah S. Kilborne
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 3, 1994

"Unlikely pairings, but here they work just fine. (Fiction/Picture book. 3-7)"
Can a parochial toad find his everlasting in a peach bitten by wanderlust? Read full book review >

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ANGELA LANSBURY'S POSITIVE MOVES by Angela Lansbury
Released: Nov. 7, 1990

A charming, low-key exercise/diet/cookbook from the actress best known for her role as writer/sleuth Jessica Fletcher on TV's popular Murder, She Wrote. Read full book review >

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THE PEACH KEEPER by Sarah Addison Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 2011

"Unmemorable."
In a North Carolina mountain hamlet, the renovation of a crumbling mansion reveals unsettling secrets. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 16, 1995

"Mas Masumoto has a nice touch and charming perspective."
In this lovingly rendered account, the author describes his efforts to maintain his unique organic farm and to find a market for his juicy but unpopular fruit. Read full book review >

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PEACH COBBLER MURDER by Joanne Fluke
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"Although she ties up false leads a little too quickly, Hannah's sixth—even without the 14 recipes—would be her tastiest yet."
Trouble brews along with decaf when the poisonous Quinn sisters open a bakery across the street from The Cookie Jar. Read full book review >