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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

SO MUCH PRETTY by Cara Hoffman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 15, 2011

"Hoffman wanders into the cow pasture a little too often, but the intersection of the lives of two smart young women with a shared consciousness turns what could have been a boring tale into something worth reading."
Hoffman's debut novel takes readers to the unsexy world of rural New York and a farming community with more than one secret. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IN THE RUE DE PARADIS by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2008

"Black's seventh takes longer to get in gear than an old Renault, and tastes less of Paris than earlier outings."
Murder spoils a reunion between French detective Aimée Leduc (Murder on the Ile Saint-Louis, 2007, etc.) and her lost love Yves Robert. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN CLICHY by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"Although Aimée's imperiled romance sprawls, Black's fifth leaves plenty of room for puzzlement, along with her unique brand of Ambiance de Paris."
Her eyesight restored, Aimée Leduc investigates an ancient Asian mystery in modern-day Paris. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SECOND THOUGHTS by Cara Bertrand
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"For fans only. (Paranormal romance. 14-18)"
This second series installment finds Lainey, a girl who can kill with her thoughts, in her senior year at a posh school that caters to paranormal Sententia. Read full book review >

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LIVING ON IMPULSE by Cara Haycak
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Her transformation story brims with loss and forgiveness as she painfully discovers 'change can happen really fast for people' when they start making good choices instead of bad. (Fiction. 12-16)"
With her life spinning out of control, an unfocused teen searches for the person she wants to be and eventually finds her. Read full book review >