Search Results: "Annette Köhn"


BOOK REVIEW

THE CHERRY TREE by Maja  Matern
by Maja Matern, illustrated by Annette Köhn, developed by Ridili
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2011

"A low-tech offering with substantial charm and character. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
A Japanese girl loves and cares for a special tree throughout her life. Read full book review >

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ROBOT BURP HEAD SMARTYPANTS! by Annette Simon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"A lot of eructation, with a little education. (Picture book. 2-4)"
The mechanical rivals of Robot Zombie Frankenstein! (2012) go for the full "alphabelch" in this effervescent return. Read full book review >

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BLACK PLUS by Annette Tamarkin
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2015

"Paper at play, designed to appeal as much to touch as to the eye. Both toddlers and budding paper artists may be drawn in. (Pop-up picture book. 2-4)"
Lifting a flap brings bright color and visual surprises to plain silhouettes in this wordless outing from a Belgian paper artist. Read full book review >

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THESE BONES WERE MADE FOR DANCIN' by Annette Meyers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Fun for the Broadway obsessed; little payback for the puzzle fanand overextended for either."
The author's hipper-than-thou heroine Leslie Wetzon (Murder: The Musical, 1993, etc.), still a Wall Street headhunter in partnership with frenetic Xenia Smith, and still involved with NYPD Detective Silvestri, faces a new challenge. Read full book review >

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A Different Day, A Different Destiny by Annette Laing
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"A mostly engaging, enjoyable sequel."
Laing (Look Ahead, Look Back, 2012, etc.) continues the adventures of three time-traveling children in this second installment of the Snipesville Chronicles.Read full book review >

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ELEANOR & ABEL by Annette Sanford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2003

"Pleasant enough but curiously dull, with few surprises and little suspense. Best for those greatly devoted to love stories in the Bridges of Madison County vein."
Love among the geezers, rather staidly told but touching nonetheless, by Texas author Sanford (Crossing Shattuck Bridge, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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ROBOT ZOMBIE FRANKENSTEIN! by Annette Simon
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Yet in an era in which electronics are always one-upping one another in the global market, it's nice to see a picture-book equivalent that ends with the consumption of delicious desserts. Apple and PC, take note. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Competitive pals get into a war of escalating ridiculousness in this amusing if visually stunted tale. Read full book review >

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A REAL SHOT IN THE ARM by Annette Roome
Released: Dec. 28, 1990

Housewife-turned-reporter Chris Martin, sent to cover a conference on substance abuse at a posh hotel, finds a jarring note—a corpse hanging from the hotel balcony-in this appealing debut, winner of Britain's John Creasey Award for best first novel of 1989. Read full book review >

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Released: April 14, 1989

A quiet, homely first collection that pays tribute to hardscrabble lives: the stories are sometimes transparent to a fault, with upbeat endings that seem a little forced, but mostly they're cleanly told and affecting. Read full book review >

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BLOOD ON THE STREET by Annette Meyers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1992

"Not to mention dumb plotting."
Headhunter Leslie Wetzon is having an awful week: she and her partner, Xenia Smith, have escalated their bickering; her cop- boyfriend is away; she has to move from her apartment; and a broker she's just placed in a new firm, Brian Middleton, didn't show up for his new job. Read full book review >

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THE LAST ONE HOME by Annette Appollo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1999

"Despite vivid enough characters, including Gia herself, whose feistiness is a tad grating, Appollo's debut remains pretty much a storyboard concept."
A first novel that tries but fails to invest a story of high-school friendships—and love revisited—with meaning and emotion. Read full book review >