Search Results: "Brad Paisley"


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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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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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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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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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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 >

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THUMBELINA by Brad Sneed
adapted by Brad Sneed, illustrated by Brad Sneed
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Not perfect, but collections in need of more Anderson will welcome this. (Picture book. 4-9)"
In a new retelling of Anderson's tale of a tiny girl traded from frog to bug to rodent, adaptor and illustrator Sneed creates a lush, Lilliputian world of jewel-eyed insects and gargantuan flowers. Read full book review >

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THE BOY WHO WAS RAISED BY LIBRARIANS by Brad Sneed
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Kids should get a kick out of the geeky Melvin, his supportive clan of nurturing bibliophiles and his so-very-logical career choice. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A curious boy discovers the library is the best place to be and librarians are the best people to know in this lighthearted homage. Read full book review >

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AESOP’S FABLES by Brad Sneed
adapted by Brad Sneed, illustrated by Brad Sneed
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Aesops abound, but few present the Lessons with such pervasive lightheartedness—and Sneed keeps any violence in the tales far-offstage. (Folktales. 6-8)"
A wordless rendition of "The Tortoise and the Hare" on covers, endpapers, and title spread surrounds 15 more retold fables, with morals appended. Read full book review >

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DEPUTY HARVEY AND THE ANT COW CAPER by Brad Sneed
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"There'll be no problem corralling little dogies for this caper. (author's note) (Picture book. 6-8)"
Think the Old West is gone? Read full book review >