Search Results: "Cindy Roesel"


BOOK REVIEW

VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED by Cindy Roesel
Released: March 22, 2012

"A light, quick read overflowing with drama, kept afloat by a powerful female protagonist."
Roesel's debut novel packs drama and romance into an alternately intense and lighthearted story about what it's like to work for a top-rated news station while maintaining friendships and a love life in the cutthroat world. Read full book review >

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MORE SIMPLE SIGNS by Cindy Wheeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"An ideal first book on ASL, making self- instruction possible even for beginners. (Picture book. 4-9)"
A companion volume to Wheeler's earlier Simple Signs (1995, not reviewed, etc.), this cheerfully illustrated manual demonstrates the American Sign Language alphabet, plus signs for 31 basic words and phrases (e.g., stop, go, yes, please). Read full book review >

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HONK WHOOP by Cindy Helms
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2017

"Another captivating mix of eccentric visuals and gentle messages of unity by an author/illustrator who dances to her own quirky tune."
Music of an unexpected kind becomes the bridge to a new friendship in this picture book. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2009

"This fantasy heroine, who shows her spunk with quiet self-determination instead of swordfights, headlines an appealing magical adventure set in a refreshingly non-Western milieu. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
Ai Ling wants to be a dutiful daughter, but surely marrying the vile widower Master Huang is a bad idea. Read full book review >

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UNDER THE ASHES by Cindy Rankin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Readers are sure to overlook craft flaws as they fall in love with spunky Beth. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
Debut author Rankin breathes life into the story of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Read full book review >

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SYDNEY MACKENZIE KNOCKS 'EM DEAD by Cindy Callaghan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A deeply flawed story of hidden history literally buried within a small white town. (author's note, recipes) (Mystery. 9-13)"
A haunted house helps Sydney make friends in a new community. Read full book review >

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TAKING FIRE by Cindy Gerard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Supersexy romantic suspense fueled by a high-octane plot, breathtaking tension, and blazing passion."
Bobby Taggart and Talia Levine have a complicated past, but when they're thrown together in a bombing in Oman, the stakes get high and very personal. Read full book review >

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The Song That Seduced Paris by Cindy Irish
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2015

"A fun, sexy escape.
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In this debut romance novel, a woman gets a new lease on life while managing four irresistible men training to become the world's next singing sensation. Read full book review >

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SOUTH OF REASON by Cindy Eppes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 5, 2002

"The atmosphere of mystery is not sustained very well (the real nature of the situation is obvious early on), but, still, this is a fine portrait of adolescent confusion and small-town anxiety, narrated with a fine, light touch."
A likable and earnest debut, 1960s-set, about an adolescent coming to terms with her troubled family. Read full book review >

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EVENTIDE by Cindy Martinusen
Released: Feb. 8, 2006

"Not for diabetics."
A tear-jerker from veteran Christian novelist Martinusen about young love revisited in the shadow of untimely death. Read full book review >

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THE PASSION OF DELLIE O'BARR by Cindy Bonner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 31, 1996

The heroine of this third and decreasingly engaging installment in the McDade Cycle (Lily, 1992; Looking for Lily, not reviewed) is a young woman who gets into trouble in small-town Texas of the 1890's as she follows her heart rather than her head. Read full book review >

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A WARRIOR'S CRY by Cindy Enderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2017

"A delicate dance with a clear, uncompromising message that 'There is no white towel in the corner of belief.'"
A collection of flowing, psalmlike poetry about maintaining faith in the face of affliction. Read full book review >