Search Results: "Anne Marie Pace"


BOOK REVIEW

VAMPIRINA BALLERINA by Anne Marie Pace
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Readers will applaud this elegantly designed, well-told story. Brava, indeed. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Pace and Pham have choreographed a delightful tale of a winsome young vampire trying to make her ballerina dreams come true. Read full book review >

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PIGLOO by Anne Marie Pace
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"This wintery pig tale is cute but possibly not cute enough. (Picture book. 3-5)"
This little pig went exploring. Read full book review >

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THE MASTERS BALL by Anne-Marie Lacy
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"This amusing mystery may not be 100 percent politically correct, but it's good fun."
The first installment of debut author Lacy's mystery series introduces Southern foxhunter Annabelle Farley, whose encounter with a ghost propels her to take up crime solving. Read full book review >

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NO ONE COULD HAVE GUESSED THE WEATHER by Anne-Marie Casey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2013

"Clever and witty: the best kind of summer book."
A subversively charming debut about a group of happily imperfect New Yorkers from Dublin-based Casey, wife of novelist Joseph O'Connor. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2012

"An emotionally riveting but poorly executed drama about life in a war zone."
Brumm's (Come Drink Coffee with Me—Husband Hunting in Israel, 1994) latest novel explores how daily life survives in a land defined by conflict. Read full book review >

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THE REAL LIDDY JAMES by Anne-Marie Casey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Liddy is a memorable character who could easily appear again as The New and Improved Liddy James in Casey's next novel. Let's hope so."
A powerful divorce attorney, Liddy James races through life under a shiny veneer of confidence that covers her loneliness and insecurity. Read full book review >

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PIECES OF HAPPINESS by Anne Ostby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Ostby's U.S. debut offers up delectable food, a lush location, and unwavering friendships."
A group of old friends wonder if they can pick up where they left off 40 years ago. Read full book review >

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MASTER THE INTERVIEW by Anne Marie Segal
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 2016

"A self-directed, interactive manual that should benefit experienced and new job-seekers alike."
A career coach offers solid job-interview advice in a workbook format. Read full book review >

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STANDING UP by Marie-Anne Gillet
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 30, 2005

"Peeing standing up—there are benefits and downsides, and Gillet and Gilboux give them just the right degree of innocence and innocence lost. (Picture book. 2-5)"
To pee and how to pee? Read full book review >

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EMERALD BLUE by Anne Marie Linden
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"The whole leaves the reader with a sense of moodiness, nothing more. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 5-8)"
Based on Linden's (One Smiling Grandma, 1992) own childhood in Barbados, Emerald Blue is a series of vignettes about island life. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A real find for Beat aficionados, adding verve to a cherished moment in American history and the novel that came to define it."
Free-spirited adventuress? Promiscuous party girl? Proto-feminist? Who was the real Lu Anne Henderson, immortalized as "Marylou" in Jack Kerouac's On the Road? Read full book review >

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SECRETS OF THE CRYSTAL CAVERN by Maggie Cary
Released: Jan. 14, 2012

"A quick, seasonal read likely to enchant the imaginations of young readers."
In Cary's debut chapter book for young readers, three friends spend their summer in the company of fairies. Read full book review >