Search Results: "Cara Moser"


BOOK REVIEW

TELLING TIME WITH BIG MAMA CAT by Dan Harper
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Moments of coyness (the book titles in the house: Kitty In the Rye, The Milkman Cometh, etc.) can't mar this project, which includes a fold-out page of a clock with movable hands so readers can keep time with Big Mama's day. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Harper's picture book features a day in the life of burly old Big Mama Cat as she eats, naps, shreds furniture, while an astonishing number of household clocks mark the time. Read full book review >

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SIT, TRUMAN! by Dan Harper
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Make room for Truman. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The Moser father-and-daughter illustration team collaborates again with author Harper (Cara's husband) on their second family effort inspired by a beloved family pet (Telling Time with Big Mama Cat, 1998). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS by Barry  Moser
adapted by Barry Moser, illustrated by Barry Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"Never has that big bad wolf been better served. (Picture book/folktale. 6-8)"
The chubby piglets are very small, the wolf big, bony, and very bad, in this sly retelling of the familiar tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I DO (BUT I DON’T) by Cara Lockwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 2003

"Beige and blah: strictly for the J. Crew set."
Young Texan gets run through the wringer by demanding brides and an unbelievably attractive fireman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IN THE BASTILLE by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2003

"Black's fourth is her best yet, with complex, appealing characters, a crisp, well-paced mystery, and a setting like no other."
The Bastille is a neighborhood in the throes of change. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IN BELLEVILLE by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Blurring the edge between mystery and thriller, Black's second makes April in Paris more spine-tingling but more beautiful than ever."

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST MARINE by Cara Crescent
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 23, 2015

"A fast-paced and entertaining romance with a sci-fi twist."
A U.S. Marine exiled to a distant planet finds himself falling in love with the woman who is central to his plan for escape. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER ON THE CHAMP DE MARS by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 3, 2015

"Aimée's 15th outing is a killer, with all the suspense, all the surprise and all the Parisian flavor you'd expect from Black."
Aimée Leduc (Murder in Pigalle, 2014, etc.) puts everything on the line to solve her most vexing cold case—the murder of her father.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TUCKER PFEFFERCORN by Barry  Moser
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"Worth pondering. (Picture book. 5-10)"
As he did with The Tinderbox (1990), Moser sets a story based on ``Rumpelstiltskin'' in Appalachia and updates its themes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLY! by Barry  Moser
by Barry Moser, illustrated by Barry Moser
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Sept. 30, 1993

"Bibliography. (Nonfiction. 8+)"
Subtitle: A Brief History of Flight Illustrated. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WE WERE BROTHERS by Barry  Moser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"With masterful narrative control, Moser reveals the narrowness of perspective as well as the limitations of memory."
This boyhood memoir reveals much more than it ever explicitly states, with its tight focus on boyhood, brotherhood, estrangement, and reconciliation. Read full book review >