Search Results: "Eileen Ginn"


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A MAN FROM BRUCKLESS by Eileen Ginn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 29, 2010

"A flattering yet engaging biography of a legal swordsman who dueled on behalf of the worker."
A sentimental portrait of John F. O'Donnell, the sage, skillful New York labor lawyer who helped score victories for workers during transit and postal strikes. Read full book review >

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FIVE LITTLE MONKEYS READING IN BED by Eileen Christelow
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 12, 2011

"Reading promotion at its best, with a little bit of bad behavior to spice things up. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Christelow's mischief-making monkey siblings return to the bed for their eighth Mama-frustrating adventure. Read full book review >

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WHERE’S THE BIG BAD WOLF? by Eileen Christelow
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 23, 2002

Three little pigs get some real bad advice from a wolf in a real goofy sheep disguise in this comical whodunit. Read full book review >

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WHAT DO AUTHORS DO? by Eileen Christelow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 21, 1995

"This book is wonderful. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-8)"
With good humor, Christelow (The Great Pig Escape, 1994, etc.) effectively marshals accessible, kid-pleasing drawings with cartoon balloons of dialogue and a straightforward narrative to give youngsters an understanding of how a book gets from writers to readers. Read full book review >

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THE BITER BIT by Ralph  Ginn
Released: July 23, 2012

"An unbelievable, testosterone-fueled tale of promiscuous women and violent men."
Private investigator Roberta Sniff hunts her fiance's killer while trying to get a sports star out of prison for a crime he didn't commit in this thriller/erotic fantasy by Ginn (Clover Fields, 2011). Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"This unusual novel is old-fashioned in the best sense of the word, conveying universal truths and values through the use of sentient toys. (Fantasy. 7-11)"
This original, heartwarming and highly amusing tale about lovely, lonely Annaliese is related by Annaliese's sock monkey, Throckmorton S. Monkey. (The "S." stands for "Sock.") Read full book review >

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UNRAVELING ISOBEL by Eileen Cook
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"As she did in The Education of Hailey Kendrick (2011), Cook gives readers a fast-paced plot, likable narrator and interesting characters, but even first-rate ingredients can't save a flawed recipe. (Suspense. 14 & up)"
This blend of paranormal romance, murder mystery and quirky, coming-of-age narrative offers tasty moments, but the elements prove incompatible, leaving a bad taste in mouths. Read full book review >

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WITH MALICE by Eileen Cook
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 7, 2016

"Gossip and hubbub abound in this tame mystery. (Mystery. 14-18)"
Yale-bound student Jill Charron wakes up in a hospital bed to a nightmare. Her best friend, Simone McIvory, is dead. And Jill is accused of murder. Read full book review >

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HEAD GAMES by Eileen Dreyer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 17, 2004

"Way too many jokes and not enough suspense in an otherwise solid thriller with a twist, though With a Vengeance (2002) was better."
Nurse versus psycho, in a third hardcover by Dreyer (a.k.a. Kathleen Korbel). Read full book review >

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Released: March 22, 2004

"A hard-working life of a hard-working, justly honored writer, very well told."
Illuminating life of the author of such works as The Collector and The French Lieutenant's Woman.Read full book review >