Search Results: "Dorothy Shackleford"


BOOK REVIEW

TIME FOR ME TO COME HOME by Dorothy Shackleford
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"Nothing great or earth shattering, but a sweet, if clichéd, romantic Christmas tale that will warm some hearts. Fans of country star Blake Shelton and his author-mother take note."
A country music star finishes a tour in New York City and is summoned home to Oklahoma for Christmas by his mother, but to get there, he'll face a string of travel disasters and meet a fellow voyager who just might be the woman of his dreams. Read full book review >

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KITTY AND ME by Dorothy Stott
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1993

"Printed on sturdy stock that will stand up to many rereadings. (Picture book. 1-5)"
One of a pair of unusually well-designed and appealing flap books (the other is Puppy and Me, ISBN 0-525-45080-7). Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 12, 1986

"A knotty confusion of names, places and schemes, but overall an engrossing, often witty portrayal of the early throes of commerce, fleshed out with satisfying characters and complex alliances."
A bumbling lummox turned business superstar in 15th-century Europe is the hero of the first volume of a promised historical series, by the author of several mysteries and the Francis of Lymond novels. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUNKET IS NICE by Dorothy Kunhardt
Released: Sept. 7, 1933

"May get a good break and go over well."
A nonsense picture book with a guessing element in it and the repetition children love. Read full book review >

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NOW OPEN THE BOX by Dorothy Kunhardt
Released: Sept. 20, 1934

"But it is fun—and it has amusing pictures—and everyone will adore the little bitty dog."
A follow-up on Junket is Nice has a difficult standard to achieve, and one must confess that Now Open the Box doesn't quite make the grade. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 31, 1999

"In a final wordless scene, the father is reunited with his family, contributing further to the satisfying conclusion. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The young protagonist of Bye, Mis' Lela (1998) returns, faced this time with a scary mission. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 15, 1944

"512 pages, in compact pocket form."
One critic is quoted as saying, "I can imagine no more intoxicating experience than to be reading Dorothy Parker for the first time". Read full book review >

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WITHERING HEIGHTS by Dorothy Cannell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 5, 2007

"Ellie's tenth is the same mixture as before: archly literate and witty, with a soft center."
Ellie Haskell and her household helper/sidekick, Mrs. Malloy, take up residence in a Yorkshire mansion that may be haunted by spirits from the very recent past. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 23, 1973

"You can think up your own."
The fourth effulgently silly and busy case for Johnson Johnson (British Intelligence) here joined by Ruth Russell, one of Miss Dunnett's Modesty Blaises, where after an episode in the toletta of a zoo the camera of Sir Charles is stolen. Read full book review >