Search Results: "Anne M. Pillsworth"


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FATHOMLESS by Anne M. Pillsworth
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A well-executed sequel that expands the mythos, solidifies the characters, and raises the stakes for the next outing. (Horror. 15 & up)"
The Lovecraft-ian adventure begun in Summoned (2014) continues.Read full book review >

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SUMMONED by Anne M. Pillsworth
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 24, 2014

"A stop-and-go tribute to a classic horror author. (Horror. 12-18)"
For the love of Lovecraft. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 11, 2013

"A valuable guide for individuals seeking help and for their families, as well as for policymakers."
An extensive, critical overview of modern treatment methods for substance abuse. Read full book review >

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BEATING AUTISM by Anne M. Evans
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 2015

"Skeptics will raise their eyebrows, but open-minded parents will find encouragement in Evans' story."
A mother turns to Chinese medicine and alternative therapies to heal her autistic child. Read full book review >

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THE MOSAIC CRIMES by Giulio Leoni
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2007

"Readers will be either charmed or irritated by debut novelist Leoni's characterization of the poet as a cranky, sometimes obtuse genius. The mystery itself is a bit too abstract to be compelling."
In his second day on the job as prior of Florence, poet Dante Alighieri has no doubt that he can investigate the suspicious death of an architect in the middle of a great project. Read full book review >

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HEAD ABOVE WATER by Stefano Bortolussi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2003

"Very deftly handled: Italian poet Bortolussi's debut has a light touch that keeps Cardo from taking himself too seriously—and thereby keeps all of this from veering into a swamp of sentimentality and self-absorption."
Middle-aged writer awkwardly attempts to make peace with his past—and grow up while he's at it. Read full book review >

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Money Matters Made Simple by Anne M. Schwab
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 26, 2015

"Responsible guidance in a handbook for readers at the beginning of financial literacy and planning."
A guide to the basics of personal finance and planning for long-term financial stability. Read full book review >

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THE LANDS OF FOREVER by Ruth Anne Meredith
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"This sprawling, youthfully idiosyncratic fantasy is vividly told but in need of a sure-handed edit to tone down the narrative overkill."
A teenage girl leaves the mundane real world and finds her destiny in the magical Lands of Forever in this lively adventure originally conceived by the author when she was the same age as her heroine. Read full book review >

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The Meaning(s) of Life by M
NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 2014

"A highly relatable, accessible popular-science book."
A sharp, highly scientific book about the intersection of evolutionary biology and the meaning of life. Read full book review >

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LOULA AND MISTER THE MONSTER by Anne Villeneuve
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Like a stinky dog-lick on the nose, this simply silly picture book will bring smiles to little faces. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Loula fears Mama might have had it with their family's drooling, wagging, lunging, gargantuan Great Dane, Mister. Read full book review >

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BUD AND GABBY by Anne Davis
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2006

"Children who have cats will recognize their pets, and children who have sick siblings or who are afraid of visiting the doctor themselves might have some of their fears allayed after listening to this friendly story. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bud is a huge orange cat; Gabby is a small black-and-white one. Read full book review >

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THREE CATS by Anne Brouillard
ANIMALS
Released: April 15, 1992

"Worth a try where budgets permit. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A wordless book about three alert black and white cats, first seen perched on a branch eying three goldfish in the waves below. Read full book review >