Search Results: "Anne Elisabeth Stengl"


BOOK REVIEW

MOONBLOOD by Anne Elisabeth Stengl
Released: April 1, 2012

"A multilayered, labyrinthine fantasy that will engage fans of the genre, even those not looking for a tale with a moral message. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
The final book of the trilogy continues the richly imagined although sometimes confusing world of Heartless and Veiled Rose (both 2011). Read full book review >

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VEILED ROSE by Anne Elisabeth Stengl
Released: July 1, 2011

"This inventive fairy tale with subtle Christian overtones includes enough suspenseful content to make it entertaining, in spite of leaving too many somewhat-bewildering threads hanging. (Fantasy. 11-18)"
Prince Leo and ugly Rose Red make epic, separate journeys across kingdoms and to the dragon-infested doors of Death in this fantasy from an evangelical publisher. Read full book review >

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DRAGONWITCH by Anne Elisabeth Stengl
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2013

"This complex tale with subtle Christian subtexts is best for fantasy fans who appreciate watching each unique piece of an enormous puzzle fall precisely into its place. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
The fifth volume in the acclaimed Tales of Goldstone Wood series keeps the mythic storytelling coming. Read full book review >

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A FRIEND FOR BO by Elisabeth Zuniga
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"Charming and sweet. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A lonely little rabbit desperately chooses a very unusual friend. Read full book review >

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The Sixties in Black and White by Elisabeth Stevens
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 24, 2016

"These line drawings create a spirited monument to a rocky era in American history."
A debut book offers a collection of drawings from the artist's time working at various magazines. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"But her journalism is straightforward, sympathetic, ethical, and ambitious, allowing us a very useful view of the Japanese as neighbors, not exotics. (Author tour)"
A levelheaded look at a ``typical'' Japanese life, narrated with grace and savvy. Read full book review >

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BODY SHARERS by Rose Elisabeth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 28, 1993

A promising but narrow first novel evokes the disturbed atmosphere of a household in which a 14-year-old girl—a survivor of repeated sexual abuse—lives with a relative who's given to obsessive thoughts of sexual violence. Read full book review >

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SAVE YOUR OWN by Elisabeth Brink
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2006

"This inventive debut doesn't imitate the traditional British academic comedy but, rather, forges an identity all its own."
A 26-year-old virgin with a high IQ and low self-esteem learns that most of life's lessons are taught outside academe's ivied walls. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 11, 2017

"A scathing denouncement, stronger in portraying the system's problems than in offering pragmatic solutions."
A blast across the bow of the entire health care industry, which "attends more or less single-mindedly to its own profits." Read full book review >

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LET ME BE THE ONE by Elisabeth Harvor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 1997

"Touching, and more sharp than clever, these fine stories mock their eerie ironies and invite us to share their powerfully rendered concerns."
Better known in her native Canada, Harvor collects eight well- written stories, all of which turn on her evocative title—the plea of an anxious woman, full of longing and short on self-esteem. Read full book review >

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LULU IN HONOLULU by Elisabeth Wolf
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Too cute to function. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The fabulous Hawaiian vacation Lulu dreamed of is in jeopardy after her parents' movie goes over budget and their attention is needed elsewhere. Read full book review >