Search Results: "Beth Harbison"


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ALWAYS SOMETHING THERE TO REMIND ME by Beth Harbison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 19, 2011

"Readers will be casting their votes for Rick—and not the guy who got away."
A harried events planner pines for the high-school heartthrob who got away, but is the feeling mutual? Read full book review >

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WHEN IN DOUBT, ADD BUTTER by Beth Harbison
Released: July 17, 2012

"A lovable heroine and an engaging cast of eccentrics makes for a cheerful summer read."
Carried by an appealing narrator, this latest from the bestselling author of Shoe Addicts Anonymous (2007, etc.) features the exploits of a personal chef and her collection of oddball clients. Read full book review >

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IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME by Beth Harbison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 28, 2015

"The fun of Harbison's (Chose the Wrong Guy, Gave Him the Wrong Finger, 2013, etc.) conceit is overshadowed by its clichéd ending."
A wealthy financier, unhappy with her loveless state, hits her head and wakes up back in high school, with a chance to rewrite her future. Read full book review >

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HOPE IN A JAR by Beth Harbison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2009

"It's all entirely predictable, although Olivia's troubled relationship with her mother is nicely wrought."
Harbison (Secrets of a Shoe Addict, 2008, etc.) offers her heroine not one but two life-altering makeovers. Oh, what eye shadow and concealer can do. Read full book review >

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CHOSE THE WRONG GUY, GAVE HIM THE WRONG FINGER by Beth Harbison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 9, 2013

"Amiable, though the manic narrative style can be grating."
A runaway bride, competing brothers, a potential gold digger and a 30-day "reinvent yourself" challenge provide laughs in this latest from Harbison's good-girls-making-bad-choices arsenal. Read full book review >

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SHOE ADDICTS ANONYMOUS by Beth Harbison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2007

"Harbison's hardcover fiction debut lovingly describes beautiful shoes. Too bad the love stories never reach the same intensity."
Three ladies bond over their shared enthusiasm for high-end footwear—while trying to sort out their various personal issues. Read full book review >

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PETER AND BETH by Doug Lalli
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2006

"A pleasant coming-of-adulthood story."
Boy meets girl; boy scares off girl; boy tracks down girl five years later. Read full book review >

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I LOVE YOU, BETH COOPER by Larry Doyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2007

"The plot, a pell-mell contrivance, isn't so much the point as is the hormones and humiliation of life in Teenage Wasteland."
A former scribe for Beavis and Butt-Head and The Simpsons humorously addresses the agony and ecstasy of adolescence. Read full book review >

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The Fall of Beth Anderson by Meaghan B. Parent
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Nothing new, but a satisfactory story of finding happiness in difficult circumstances."
A young girl tries to find herself after moving to a new town in Parent's debut YA novel. Read full book review >

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ANYTHING TO HAVE YOU by Paige Harbison
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"With characters and situations readers will recognize, Harbison scores. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
An insightful examination of a longtime friendship soured by romance and personality conflicts. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Fascinating—but bewildering and not entirely trustworthy- -intellectual fun."
In a dizzying display of historical cultural literacy, Harbison (English/St. Read full book review >

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ABC GULLS by Beth Rand
by Beth Rand, illustrated by Beth Rand
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"Kids without a frame of reference will still get a kick out of these goofy gulls. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Take a seaside location, add a colony of gulls and the alphabet, and the result is a clever abecedary specific to Maine. Read full book review >