Search Results: "Brigid Schulte"


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OVERWHELMED by Brigid Schulte
NON-FICTION
Released: March 11, 2014

"An eye-opening analysis of today's hectic lifestyles coupled with valuable practical advice on how to make better use of each day."
An examination of how to change how you use your time. Read full book review >

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STORM by Brigid Kemmerer
Released: May 1, 2012

"Read fast and keep that heart rate up. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
A refreshingly human paranormal romance. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 2010

"Though the author doesn't do enough to exhort young writers to be readers, she offers a healthy sampling of writing ideas useful to motivated students and their teachers. (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
Lowry offers both inspiration and technical help in this upbeat guide for young writers. Read full book review >

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LETTERS TO THE LOST by Brigid Kemmerer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 4, 2017

"Lacks any real substance. (Fiction. 13-17)"
Kemmerer's dual-narrative romance ponders the path of fate versus blazing one's own trail. Read full book review >

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FULL MARKS FOR TRYING by Brigid Keenan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Keenan understands how much the world has changed and hopes her story will resonate with reflective readers who will appreciate her brief but warm glance back in time."
A memoir about "what it was like to grow up…in the 1940s, '50s, and '60s in a family that was, like Britain itself, facing and adapting to the enormous changes taking place around us with gathering speed." Read full book review >

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SHOEBOX SAM by Mary Brigid Barrett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"A heartfelt exercise in morality with occasional stumbles along the way. (Picture book. 4-8)"
All those who labor and are footsore, find relief with Shoebox Sam. Read full book review >

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SING TO THE STARS by Mary Brigid Barrett
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"Warmly appealing. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Mr. Washington, who runs the Laundromat, hasn't played the piano since he lost his daughter and his sight in a car accident, but he takes an interest in Ephram, a young violinist he hears playing Bach on the apartment roof on summer nights. Read full book review >

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WHY BEGINS WITH W by Leo Schulte
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 8, 2013

"Ambitious, but seriously lacking polish—and also a reason to read any sequels. (Enhanced e-book mystery. 12-14)"
A light scattering of digital inserts doesn't raise the grade of this mannered tale of high school murder, published on paper in 2009. Read full book review >

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WOODROW WILSON by J.W. Schulte Nordholt
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 1991

"Schulte Nordholt's perceptive focus on Wilson's volatile mind- set—which equated esthetics with ethics and poetics with politics- -is a refreshing change from the more familiar portraits such as August Heckscher's Woodrow Wilson (p. 909). (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs-not seen.)"
From Dutch historian Schulte Nordholt, an evenhanded look at the 28th President. Read full book review >

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THICKER THAN WATER by Brigid Kemmerer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"An engrossing page-turner that bites off a bit more than it can chew. (Paranormal thriller. 14-18)"
A lonely teen is the only suspect in his mother's murder. Read full book review >

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SPIRIT by Brigid Kemmerer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 1, 2013

"For dedicated series fans only. (Paranormal romance. 12-18)"
The third in the Elemental series largely turns from the charismatic Merricks to the problems of Hunter, a spirit elemental who was introduced in the first title, Storm (2012). Read full book review >

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FOLLOW THE BLUE by Brigid Lowry
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2004

"A fun read from down under. (Fiction. 12+)"
Struggling under an eccentric mother and a father suffering from a mental breakdown, Bec assumes that her 15th summer will be more of the same. Read full book review >