Search Results: "Becky Beaupre Gillespie"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2011

"Far-from-revelatory observations about adjusting career expectations to fit with motherhood."
Bloggers Gillespie and Temple give common-sense advice for women looking to balance career and family. Read full book review >

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BECKY by Lenore Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"As characterized here, Becky doesn't earn the equal time she clamors for."
A supporting character in Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer gets her own novel. Read full book review >

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DIZZY GILLESPIE by Tony Gentry
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 14, 1991

"Appendix; chronology; further reading; index. (Biography. 10+)"
In the ``Black Americans of Achievement'' series, an enjoyable, well-chronicled volume about a jazz great. Read full book review >

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GILLESPIE AND I by Jane Harris
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A fine evocation of a lost era, and without a false note."
Elegant novel of love, loss and redemption among the Victorians and Caledonians. Read full book review >

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BECKY THE BORROWER by Udo Weigelt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Henn reflects this relaxed approach with pleasant scenes of a smiling Becky surrounded by also-smiling stuffed animals and other goods—plus other children who, even in the dream, look more puzzled than angry. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Who doesn't like toys? Read full book review >

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BECKY BERNSTEIN GOES BERLIN by Holly-Jane Rahlens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1997

"A lively and entertaining debut."
From an American-born actress now living in Germany, a first novel that offers wry and refreshingly upbeat reminiscences of life in the single lane—both here and in Berlin. Read full book review >

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THE ACTUAL & TRUTHFUL ADVENTURES OF BECKY THATCHER by Jessica Lawson
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 22, 2014

"Delightful. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
Here's a different Becky Thatcher: She spews spitballs, prefers overalls to dresses, takes dares from boys and tracks down criminals. Read full book review >

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DOLLAR DAZE by Karin Gillespie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"Sweet and amusing tale of romance and lust for the older crowd."
The love bug has bitten the Bottom Dollar Girls. Read full book review >

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UNACCOMPANIED MINOR by Hollis Gillespie
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 18, 2014

"A high-sky winner all the way from coast to coast. (Thriller. 12-16)"
A laugh-out-loud thriller about family court, money laundering and skyjacking. Read full book review >

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LADY OF THE LIGHT by Donna Gillespie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2006

"Gillespie provides yet another invincible female heroine in Auriane's daughter Avenahar—look for her apotheosis in the next installment."
The sequel to Gillespie's elaborate Roman epic featuring proud warrior Auriane (The Light Bearer, 1994) finds the now middle-aged woman on the verge of retirement while comfortably ensconced in her lover Marcus Julianus's estate with two daughters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 4, 2004

"A heartfelt slice of time, twining Gillespie and his father's love for each other with their love for the game of golf."
Canadian author Gillespie makes his US debut with a pleasing, personalized tour of one of golf's woolly precincts, the links in the Scottish town of Gullane. Read full book review >