Search Results: "Bobbi Angell"


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TO EAT by Joe Eck
NON-FICTION
Released: June 11, 2013

"Full and fragrant, this book will satisfy the appetite of anyone with a taste for simple pleasures."
The encyclopedic work of two masterful gardeners presents an idyllic picture of Vermont country life. Read full book review >

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TRUCK TALK by Bobbi Katz
by Bobbi Katz, illustrated by Bobbi Katz
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"Wide tire tracks left in the mud close the book, the only evidence that trucks have been there, a fact that young truck lovers will not have forgotten. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A book that pairs crisp full-color photographs with catchy rhymes that describe the functions of various trucks in the simplest of terms. Read full book review >

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YOURS TRULY by Judie Angell
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 1993

"A bleak book, far less frothy than some of Angell's recent offerings, that offers some hope—Nicole still cares and has real strengths, though after more than two years of turmoil and reassessment the outlook for her remains precarious. (Fiction. 12+)"
After her parents separate because of her father's involvement with drugs, Nicole recounts her own drifting journey of self-discovery. Read full book review >

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"A bleak book, far less frothy than some of Angell's recent offerings, that offers some hope—Nicole still cares and has real strengths, though after more than two years of turmoil and reassessment the outlook for her remains precarious."
After her parents separate because of her father's involvement with drugs, Nicole recounts her own drifting journey of self-discovery. Read full book review >

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SEASON OF THE SHADOW by Bobbi Groover
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"This chivalrous romance has plenty of twists and turns to keep fans turning the page."
A lively historical romance set against the backdrop of the antebellum South. Read full book review >

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THE GIRLS OF GETTYSBURG by Bobbi Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"This is an introduction more than anything else, as it nibbles on the edges of a feast. (Historical fiction. 10-12)"
Miller explores the harrowing and bloody days of the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes of three girls. Read full book review >

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BIG RIVER'S DAUGHTER by Bobbi Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A breakneck tale that never quite catches its breath. (author's note, bibliography) (Adventure. 9-12)"
Never heard of Annie Christmas or Mike Fink? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 23, 2001

"Written with Angell's usual economy and intelligence, and with a tact that matches its subject's reticence, this look at an unusual baseball life will appeal to all students of the game—even those who have little use for the Yankees."
A look at the life, last Yankee season, and psyche of an elder statesman of the pitching rubber. Read full book review >

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LET ME FINISH by Roger Angell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 8, 2006

"Graceful and deeply felt."
A collection of personal pieces, combined into an affecting memoir by longtime New Yorker editor Angell. Read full book review >

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THIS OLD MAN by Roger Angell
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"As this ebullient and eloquent collection amply shows, Angell can deftly touch that reader, on whom he bestows this lovely gift."
A miscellany of memorable prose. Read full book review >

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CALLGIRL by Jeannette Angell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"While this reads like a memoir, a faint suspicion lingers that it could be fiction, like the author's previous work (The Illusionist, 2000, etc.). Either way, it provides a revelatory view of a life few women know much about."
Engrossing, no-holds-barred story of a college lecturer by day and a callgirl by night. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 5, 2012

"An insightful look at some of our surprisingly capable feathered friends."
Bird researcher Marzluff (Wildlife Sciences/Univ. of Washington; The Pinyon Jay, 2010, etc.) and artist and nature writer Angell (Puget Sound Through an Artist's Eye, 2009, etc.) look at how crows and other similar birds think, learn and remember. Read full book review >