Search Results: "C. with Nick Russell Pinheiro"


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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2007

"Yet what resonates most is the authors' ability to maintain the suspense and keep the reader guessing-not only about the killer, but why and how Faith plays such an integral role."
A complex novel of intrigue and mystery in which a homeless woman regains her memory to help solve past crimes and prevent future ones, from Edgar-winner Davis (Best First Novel for The Room Upstairs in 1949). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 15, 2008

"A well-crafted, touching account of horror and fortitude."
A gripping tale that traces the unlikely survival of a Ukrainian teen during the Holocaust. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 2008

"Not for the easily frustrated, but a learning experience for art-oriented visual detectives."
This visual puzzle will give hours of enjoyment to patient readers who enjoy concentrating hard. Read full book review >

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DON HO: by Don with Jerry Hopkins Ho
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 27, 2007

"Don Ho lovers rejoice; this colorful coffee table book is everything readers could possibly want from an autobiography of this Hawaiian treasure."
Loa maika'i eluhelu e pili ana no Don Ho. (Possible grammar issues notwithstanding, that's Hawaiian for “A very good book about Don Ho.”) Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A rousing, unusual story about a boy who takes to the air but lands squarely on his own two feet."
A young paraglider finds his inner strength high above a blazing inferno. Read full book review >

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Released: June 11, 2009

"Clever short stories that will entertain mystery fans and lovers of holiday tales."
An amusing collection of fanciful short stories. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 10, 2009

"Truly a gift."
A gorgeous ethnographical novel set in the Peruvian Andes, Gift of the Jaguar is a handsomely crafted tale of a youth's passage into adulthood-with the help of one very scary cat. Read full book review >

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BAD KITTY DRAWN TO TROUBLE by Nick Bruel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Surprisingly (and sneakily) instructional, totally hilarious…and worth every penny. (glossary, recipe) (Graphic/nonfiction hybrid. 7-10)"
Bad Kitty takes on her greatest foe: Sillier than Puppy, mightier than Uncle Murray, scarier than a bath…it's her creator! Read full book review >

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SHACKLETON by Nick Bertozzi
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 17, 2014

"A top-shelf rendition of one of the greatest survival stories to come out of the Age of Exploration. (source list) (Graphic historical fiction. 10-16)"
With just a hint of artistic license, a retelling in graphic form of the ill-fated Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914-17. Read full book review >

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BAD KITTY GETS A BATH by Nick Bruel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Multiple copies are a must. (Fiction. 5-12)"
Bad Kitty usually cleans herself. Read full book review >

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SHARK IN THE PARK! by Nick Sharratt
ANIMALS
Released: June 11, 2002

"And although the premise is tried and true, Sharratt's design is fresh and fun. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Cartoon-bright colors saturate lively spreads in Sharratt's (Eat Your Peas, 2000, etc.) clever offering. Read full book review >