Search Results: "Elisabeth Dyssegaard"


BOOK REVIEW

THE CONSIDERATE KILLER by Lene Kaaberbøl
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 14, 2015

"Unfortunately, the extended back story this time is neither surprising nor particularly interesting. Fans who'd like to see Nina do something more than absorb a series of brutal attacks may want to wait for the next installment."
Danish nurse Nina Borg's fourth brush with crime begins with a scene in which she's savagely struck down by an oddly apologetic killer, and then it gets worse and worse. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A NIGHTINGALE by Lene Kaaberbøl
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"The most conventionally plotted of Nina's three adventures, and the one in which she has the least to do, is still required reading for fans of the burgeoning field of new Nordic suspense."
The third installment of the Nina Borg trilogy (Invisible Murder, 2012, etc.) shuttles back and forth between a nerve-racking present and an unspeakable past. Read full book review >

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MINI MIA AND HER DARLING UNCLE by Pija Lindenbaum
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Adults may read more into Tommy and Fergus's relationship, but kids will just see themselves in Ella. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Swedish tot Ella is staying with her Grandma and three boring uncles (they probably work in offices), while her parents visit Miami, but she's looking forward to spending her days with her funky Uncle Tommy who lives alone and travels a lot. Read full book review >

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THE RABBIT WHO COULDN’T FIND HIS DADDY by Lilian Edvall
ANIMALS
Released: April 21, 2006

"A warm and funny story revealing friendship between a father and his young son. (Picture book. 4-7)"
This charming nighttime tale finds Rabbit and Daddy bonding one sleepless night. Read full book review >

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MIRABELLE by Astrid Lindgren
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2003

"The translation has a fresh feeling too: 'Now I'm coming to the weird part,' the young narrator confides, 'I can't explain how peculiar it was.' (Picture book. 6-8)"
Mirabelle is a very special doll, and not just because she was grown from a seed. Read full book review >

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WHEN OWEN’S MOM BREATHED FIRE by Pija Lindenbaum
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 12, 2006

"Some moms will understand perfectly. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young Owen has a thing for dragons, arranging a tableau of them around his morning oatmeal. Read full book review >

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OINK, OINK BENNY by Barbro Lindgren
ANIMALS
Released: April 10, 2008

"Brisk and engaging. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Benny and his little brother are back in another droll low-key adventure. Read full book review >

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MOLLY GOES SHOPPING by Eva Eriksson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2003

"Molly's no angel, but Grandma loves her and sympathetic readers will, too. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Molly, the moon-headed pig, is feeling a little smug when Grandma suggests she run to the store for a bag of beans. Read full book review >

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A CRASH COURSE FOR MOLLY by Eva Eriksson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2005

"A quirky, winsome crash course for aspiring cyclists. (Picture book. 5-7)"
As the title suggests, Molly (Molly Goes Shopping, 2003) is learning to ride a bicycle the hard way. Read full book review >

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WHERE ARE YOU HIDING, GOD? by Elisabeth  Zartl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 14, 2017

"While the message that God is all around, especially in nature, is clear, other books have made that point much more clearly and beautifully; Kathy-jo Wargin's series of seasonal alphabet books comes to mind. (Picture book/religion. 2-6)"
A young girl learns to find God in the smallest of things. Read full book review >

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A FRIEND FOR BO by Elisabeth Zuniga
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"Charming and sweet. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A lonely little rabbit desperately chooses a very unusual friend. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Sixties in Black and White by Elisabeth Stevens
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 24, 2016

"These line drawings create a spirited monument to a rocky era in American history."
A debut book offers a collection of drawings from the artist's time working at various magazines. Read full book review >