Search Results: "Denny Robson"


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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1991

Hand shadows, jointed shadow puppets, and a brief puppet play are included in this visually attractive title in the ``Rainy Days'' series. Read full book review >

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DEEP INTO THE HEART OF A ROSE by G.T. Denny
Released: Dec. 14, 2011

"Those who appreciate fanciful adventure fiction sincerely told will enjoy Denny's work and look forward to the next installment."
A romantic fantasy, ambitious as any Tolkien-inspired work, earnestly and thoughtfully delivered. Read full book review >

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Rosie's Umbrella by Denny Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2015

"A novel with a keen understanding of the complexity of family secrets and the tensions between loving family members."
Taylor's (Save Our Children, Save Our School, Pearson Broke the Golden Rule, 2014, etc.) debut novel charts the course of a family torn apart by mental illness and revelations about the past. Read full book review >

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A/K/A by Ruthann Robson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 1997

"A potentially intriguing meditation on lesbian identity, but episodic and too gratuitously weird to have much impact."
An occasionally bizarre tale from Robson (Another Mother, 1995, etc.), this about two lesbians who have assumed so many personal and professional disguises that they've forgotten who they really are. Read full book review >

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FATHER FLANAGAN LAMENTS by Denny Goetz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 29, 2016

"Don't expect a Legion of Decency recommendation for this snide condemnation of Catholic corruption from the ecstatic point of view of a heroically flawed protagonist."
In Goetz's debut novel, Father Emery Flanagan, though a venerable and thoughtful priest, wrestles agonizingly with the fleshly temptations and sin surrounding his ministry. Read full book review >

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THE FALL OF HITLER'S FORTRESS CITY by Isabel Denny
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"A knowledgeable survey of a specific point in the eastern front and its ramifications for the Baltic region."
A focused history of an intensely held Prussian city on the eastern front during World War II. Read full book review >

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How To Cure Bedwetting by Lane Robson
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Sensible techniques to combat bedwetting, to be used in conjunction with a trip to the pediatrician."
A friendly guide to helping kids achieve dry nights and happier mornings. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER MOTHER by Ruthann Robson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Rough edges throughoutslow to start up, an ending that doesn't workbut, overall, a thought-provoking and modern story that respects its characters' differences."
A first novel from New York City law professor Robson, author of two story collections (Cecile, 1991; Eye of the Hurricane, 1989), creates an original incarnation of the '90s superwoman myth. Read full book review >

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MOONLIGHT OVER PARIS by Jennifer  Robson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"Writing about a young art student restless for adventure in postwar Paris seems like a promising idea. Sadly, Robson delivers a dim tale devoid of moonlight."
After recovering from a near-fatal illness, 28-year-old Lady Helena Montagu-Douglas-Parr of London decides it's time to move to Paris and start living life to its fullest. Read full book review >

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RIVERS AND SEAS by Pam Robson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"A good addition to any library that caters to budding young scientists and their teachers. (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
Part of the Geography For Fun series, this latest is a hands-on approach to learning about erosion, the water cycle, pollution, and the natural resources that are rivers and seas. Read full book review >