Search Results: "Elisabeth Kehoe"


BOOK REVIEW

ELISABETH by Claire A. Nivola
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 1997

"Told in lyrical prose and illustrated in a muted palette with accents of bright color, this conveys the warmth and love of home and family, surviving across generations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A simple true reminiscence about the disruption of war and the almost unfathomable reunion that mends a woman's heart many years after it's broken. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"Opting consistently for romance and fashion instead of analysis and criticism, this would fit well in the Harlequin Historicals series. (16 pp. b&w and color illustrations, not seen)"
Bubbly biography of the three effervescent Jerome sisters, each of whom married a titled Englishman who subsequently pricked a few of the bubbles. Read full book review >

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ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF by Alan Jefferson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 8, 1996

"Jefferson's narrative summary of Schwarzkopf's career and art is less than probing, but it will do until a more reflective biographer comes along. (photos)"
An unauthorized biography of the Teflon diva's career from its beginnings in Nazi Germany to her old age. Read full book review >

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ELISABETH AND THE WATER-TROLL by Walter Wangerin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 1991

Grieving for her dead mother, little Elisabeth lets her tears fall into a well where they stir the resident man-like monster to inarticulate sympathy; he steals her away to the well's depths to comfort her. Read full book review >

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FURIOUS JONES AND THE ASSASSIN'S SECRET by Tim Kehoe
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Readers caught up in the action will not mind the gaps. (Thriller. 8-12)"
The teenage years are usually a time of self-exploration, but for Furious Jones, it's a time to explore his family history. Read full book review >

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IN THIS DARK HOUSE by Louise Kehoe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Author, heal thyself."
A somber and depressing account of a woman's incomplete escape from the most dysfunctional of families. Read full book review >

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THE SOUND OF LETTING GO by Stasia Ward Kehoe
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 6, 2014

"An intriguing medley of music, teen romance, high school life and serious family issues. (Fiction. 13-18)"
"Change...is scary." And family breakup is never easy. Read full book review >

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AUDITION by Stasia Ward Kehoe
FICTION
Released: Oct. 13, 2011

"No romance here, but copious ballet details and hard-won steps toward independence. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
This verse novel debut follows a reticent Vermont girl through a scholarship-funded year at the elite Jersey Ballet school. 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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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 >

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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 >

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REPRESSED  by Elisabeth Naughton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 26, 2016

"Solid romantic suspense by a writer talented enough at weaving a yarn to get her readers ensnared in it."
Samantha Parker, a chemistry teacher, and Ethan McClane, a therapist, are attracted to one another right away, but they're both harboring deeply buried secrets. Circumstance has found both of them back in small, rural Hidden Falls, but is it fate that brought them together? Read full book review >