Search Results: "Cookie Combs"


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MUSING AND AMUSING POEMS FOR KIDS by Cookie Combs
FICTION
Released: April 30, 2010

"A winsome blend of whimsical subjects and beguiling verse, sure to hook young minds."
The sorrows and consolations of childhood—strict moms, dull music lessons, enchanted beings, revolting cuisines—are plumbed in this collection of poetry. Read full book review >

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CHUCKLE POEMS FOR KIDS by Cookie Combs
FICTION
Released: March 4, 2010

"A work of unbridled joy sweetly rendered with a lot of heart."
A collection of 22 poems for kids, accompanied by homespun illustrations. Read full book review >

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WONDER AND WHIMSY POEMS FOR KIDS by Cookie Combs
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2010

"The poetry shines in this collection that's both imaginative and fun to read aloud."
A collection of six illustrated poems by teacher and musician Combs. Read full book review >

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BREAKFAST SERVED ANYTIME by Sarah Combs
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 8, 2014

"In a promising debut, Combs crafts a strong, memorable female character and a broad collection of fully fleshed-out secondary players who share a magical summer. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Gloria is headed for a summer of Geek Camp, an experience that will transform her. Read full book review >

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ASK DR. MUELLER by Cookie Mueller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1997

"Essential reading for bohos, dropouts, and poseurs of every stripe and era."
Engaging, depressing, and remarkably free of artifice, these vignettes of 1980s low life by the late downtown actress and performance artist may not succeed in capturing her scene as well Henry Miller did his—but they make an impressive attempt. Read full book review >

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Released: July 11, 2012

"A useful grief guide with groundbreaking ideas, expert advice and a compassionate tone."
Combs offers a practical guidebook for coping with setbacks and loss. Read full book review >

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THE SCOUT by Harry Combs
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 1995

"Killing on a grand scale, with little of that bothersome guilt."
Part two of a trilogy that began with this 82-year-old author's Brules (1994): a breezy recounting of the slaughter and destruction of Native American tribes in the Old West. Read full book review >

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HAZARD by Margaret Combs
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2017

"A touching, highly poignant portrait of how family dynamics can survive despite disability and seemingly insurmountable challenges."
A sister struggles with her brother's autism while growing up and seeking personal fulfillment. Read full book review >

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BRULES by Harry Combs
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1994

"The bloodshed and bravado may thrill some shoot-'em-up enthusiasts, but this story is as flat as the western desert. (Author tour)"
Impressive scope and vivid detail don't redeem this violent and misanthropic novel of a killer's journey across the Old West, by the author of Kill Devil Hill (1979). Read full book review >