Search Results: "Carol Loomis"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 21, 2012

"Although a bit dry in places for general readers, Fortune subscribers and those interested in investing will enjoy this multifaceted, well-balanced compilation."
A collection of articles on economics and investing from and about one of the wealthiest men in the world. Read full book review >

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HIGH SEASON by Jon Loomis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 20, 2007

"Loomis (The Pleasure Principle, 2001, etc.) writes with warmth and wisdom, auguring well for further Coffin adventures."
Multiple murders rock peaceful Provincetown. Read full book review >

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FIRE SEASON by Jon Loomis
Released: July 17, 2012

"Coffin's third (Mating Season, 2009, etc.) has a smart, easy feel, a large cast of likable characters and snappy dialogue."
A prolific firebug shatters the peace of Provincetown's normally calm offseason. Read full book review >

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THE FIRST CASUALTY by Gregg Loomis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 19, 2013

"Generic and toothless."
Soldier of fortune Jason Peters (Hot Ice, 2013, etc.) is back in the saddle to neutralize the terrorists who've armed themselves with a laser beam that can play havoc with airliners around the world. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 10, 2001

"Before readers get to the recipes at the end of each chapter, they may well have lost their appetites."
Another tablespoon of saccharine for the gone-to-France-and-bought-a-darling-wreck-of-a-house genre, this time with recipes, from food-writer Loomis. Read full book review >

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THE BEST FATHER’S DAY PRESENT EVER by Christine Loomis
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2007

"Would that every father could receive as wonderful a present on Father's Day. (Picture book. 4-9)"
It's the day before Father's Day and Langley the snail still has not thought of the perfect gift. Read full book review >

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HATTIE HIPPO by Christine Loomis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"Disappointing. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Hattie Hippo is fat. Read full book review >

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IN A FRENCH KITCHEN by Susan Herrmann Loomis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 2015

"A tempting and helpful guide to delectable food."
A warm invitation to the French table. Read full book review >

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SCUBA BUNNIES by Christine Loomis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Despite the new setting and minor plot differences, this outing is basically interchangeable with its two predecessors; only young audiences unfamiliar with them (or parents sick to death of rereading them) will dive in with much enthusiasm. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Bunnies (How many? Read full book review >

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ASTRO BUNNIES by Christine Loomis
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Let this launch young astronauts into dream voyages of their own. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The creators of Cowboy Bunnies (1997) take another long-eared troupe to a higher frontier, with a text modeled on "Twinkle twinkle little star"—"Astro bunnies / See a star / Think they'd like to / Go that far"—and roughed-out bunny shapes rocketing through an array of abstract stippled or patterned backgrounds. Read full book review >

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MY NEW BABY-SITTER by Christine Loomis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 1991

"All of these smiling care-givers devote full time to their young charges; the busy parents all take time for phone calls and sweet reassuring notes to their offspring: too idyllic, but still helpful and warmly reassuring. (Nonfiction. 2-5)"
Preschoolers and parents who are about to engage care-givers or baby-sitters will find thoughtful advice here for easing the separation. Read full book review >

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RUSH HOUR by Christine Loomis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"While adults may appreciate the irony (intended or not), and children will gain a certain amount of gratification from poring over the crammed images, the book imparts a sense of harried hopelessness that's almost overwhelming. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Rural readers unfamiliar with the pace of the urban rat race will be amused and enlightened by this excursion from suburbia to Manhattan as chronicled by Loomis (The Hippo Hop, 1995, etc.) and the astonishing Takabayashi. Read full book review >