Search Results: "Danielle Wright"


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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"Both unusual and useful, for this ever-shrinking world. (pronunciation guide, guide to the CD) (Nursery rhymes/bilingual. 1-5)"
Consider this collection Kindermusik that teaches English or Korean as a second language. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"The Japanese versions' bouncy rhythms are lost in translation, and even hopes for the sort of cultural insights that folk poetry affords go unfulfilled, since nearly all of the selections are attributed to modern lyricists and composers. (Bilingual nursery songs. 1-4)"
Fifteen short, simple songs in Japanese and English seem to be designed more for language practice than actual sharing. Read full book review >

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SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE A FOX by Danielle Daniel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"This book will fascinate children expanding their horizons and learning about other cultures (or, in the case of Anishinaabe kids, their own). (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
An introduction to the Anishinaabe tradition of totem animals. Read full book review >

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SAFE HARBOUR by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2003

"Steel (Johnny Angel, p. 556) softens her style in this quiet, poignant romance, generally avoiding the glitzy excesses and silly contrivances of some previous titles. Easy to read, easy to like."
Second-chance romance in a windswept beach town. Read full book review >

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THE LONG ROAD HOME by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1998

"Steel goes to battle with yet another worthy cause, but her good intentions this time fizzle in a sea of Åber-melodrama."
Steel (The Ranch, 1997, etc.) actually manages to minimize child abuse in this saccharine take on tragedy. Read full book review >

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SECOND CHANCE by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 29, 2004

"Derivative and trivial, even for Steel (Ransom, p. 107, etc., etc.)."
Fashion magazine editor turns 40, falls in love. Read full book review >

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MALICE by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1996

"For the devotee only."
Steel returns (after last year's Five Days in Paris) with yet another tale of suffering and redemption (this time, perhaps, with a personal edge to it, reflecting Steel's reaction to an unauthorized 1994 biography). Read full book review >

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COMING OUT by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 27, 2006

"A slight confection that spares no heartwarming family cliché, but one that acknowledges the unique challenges of today's mixed families."
Manhattan matron struggles to keep the family peace when her wildly divergent twin daughters are invited to a debutante ball. Read full book review >

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SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2002

"Fatuous to a fault, sure to sell in the millions."
A life-changing vacation on the French Riviera. Read full book review >

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THE GHOST by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 1997

"Despite the usual Steelian menu of love, pain, and compassion, most fans will figure out the ending long before they get to it—and could probably supply the cadences as well."
In her 41st novel (Special Delivery, p. 751, etc.), Steel weaves touches of the paranormal into a historical romance. Read full book review >

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BUNGALOW 2 by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 26, 2007

"Wholesome Cinderella story for the over-40 set."
Happily married suburban writer goes to Hollywood to write a screenplay and finds her world transformed. Read full book review >