Search Results: "Brad Paisley"


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PAISLEY by Maggie Smith
by Maggie Smith, illustrated by Maggie Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 10, 2004

"However, humor aside, Smith's tale of true bliss discovered and dreams achieved sends a heart-warming message that younger readers can treasure. (Picture book.5-8)"
Smith's hilarious tale recounts the misadventures of a stuffed elephant's search to discover his "Perfect Match." Read full book review >

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PAISLEY MISCHIEF by Lincoln MacVeagh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2014

"MacVeagh's satirical style is adequately smooth and somewhat amusing. Readers fascinated with the lifestyles of the very rich may enjoy a chuckle or two."
Ever wonder what goes on behind the closed doors of those exclusive gentleman's clubs populated by the Park Avenue elite? MacVeagh's comedy of manners reveals all as a candidate sets his sights on gaining acceptance to one such establishment. Read full book review >

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PAISLEY GIRL by Fran Gordon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"Chaos in fact is the opening and closing note of this mesmerizing dream, leaving readers to mull over the intriguing parallels between start and end."
A gritty, hypnotic debut tale told by a perceptive young woman who suffers from a bizarre disease—mast-cell leukemia, a real-life affliction that the author herself has survived. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Both sentimental and inspirational—for fans only."
With the assistance of Rolling Stone contributing editor Wild (He Is…I Say: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Neil Diamond, 2008, etc.), country-music sensation Paisley pridefully shares his thoughts and thanks on a charmed "life in progress." Read full book review >

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PAISLEY HANOVER ACTS OUT by Cameron Tuttle
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Flaws aside, however, Paisley is a feisty and compelling heroine to whom female readers will respond. (Fiction. YA)"
Paisley Hanover is on the fringe of Pleasant Hill High's popular crowd, aka the Pops. Read full book review >

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PAISLEY HANOVER KISSES AND TELLS by Cameron Tuttle
FICTION
Released: July 1, 2010

"Jam-packed with snarky observations and razor-sharp dialogue, this is teen chick lit with a brain. (Fiction. YA)"
Sassy Paisley Hanover is back in action to defend her unpopular peers (aka the Unpops) in this spunky sequel to Paisley Hanover Acts Out (2008). Read full book review >

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WHITE ROSE REBEL by Janet Paisley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2008

"A tragic slice of history converted into popular, impassioned fiction."
Wife faces husband in opposing armies, as the Scots fight the English in this feisty, female-centered debut based on the historical figure of "Colonel Anne." Read full book review >

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THE BROKEN COUNTRY by Paisley Rekdal
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2017

"A poignant, relevant synthesis of cultural studies and true-crime drama."
A compact, thoughtful debut addressing violence, immigrant identity, and the long shadow of the Vietnam War. Read full book review >

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CAN YOUR SMARTPHONE CHANGE THE WORLD?  by Erinne Paisley
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Older preteens and teens will find plenty of inspiration here. (Nonfiction. 10-18)"
Paisley offers short overviews of various social justice campaigns whose advocates have used social media to get the word out. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 3, 2000

"Like its author, this is a hybrid—both casual and entertaining."
A series of travelogues and memoirs linked by the subjects of race and identity. Read full book review >

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UNFORGIVABLE by Leeann Paisley-Pardon
Released: Sept. 16, 2011

"Paisley-Pardon shows promise and storytelling talent in her entertaining debut murder mystery."
A serial-killer thriller involving a crisis intervention social worker in Oregon, by an author with a decade's experience in field. Read full book review >

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WHERE THE LIGHT GETS IN by Kimberly Williams-Paisley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2016

"A simply told, moving memoir."
An actress tells the story of how her mother's dementia changed their relationship and affected their family. Read full book review >