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 >

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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 >

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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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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 >

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SEND A FAX TO THE KASBAH by Dorothy Dunnett
Released: May 18, 1992

"Unabashed slapstick—corporate style."
Corporate and governmental espionage fuel this seventh thriller by an author better known for her historical novels (the Crawford of Lymond and House of Niccolo series)—a Keystone Kops tangle of pratfalls and missteps saved by sharp wit and clever dialogue. Read full book review >

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MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL by Dorothy  Koomson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 25, 2008

"The scenes often read like something from a screenplay, and it's easy to picture this story as a film."
British author Koomson's U.S. debut, a U.K. bestseller, about a woman who reluctantly adopts her one-time best friend's child. Read full book review >

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THE WOMAN HE LOVED BEFORE by Dorothy  Koomson
Released: May 14, 2013

"A tear-jerker."
A mystery and a love story told from the alternating perspectives of Libby, her husband, Jack, and Jack's first, now-deceased wife, Eve, after Libby discovers Eve's hidden diaries. Read full book review >