Search Results: "Elisabeth Wehling"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 26, 2012

"This is not a book likely, or intended, to change anyone's mind, but it offers analysis and rhetoric through which liberal strategists may attempt to shift the dialogue and win elections."
A compact handbook on partisan political discourse, with a blueprint for how liberals can switch from playing defense against conservatives to launching a stronger offense. 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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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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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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IN THE HEART OF THE CANYON by Elisabeth Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 20, 2009

"Well-intentioned but flawed ensemble drama."
A neophyte crew of amateur adventurers embarks on a perilous rafting trip through the Grand Canyon. Read full book review >

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PRESS RELATIONS by Elisabeth McNeill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Mild, aimless chitchat with murder tossed in toward the end, too little and too late."
A period idyll chronicling quasi-domestic life in an Edinburgh pressroom. Read full book review >

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BARE by Elisabeth Eaves
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 21, 2002

"Well-rendered portrait of a specific milieu, with a dash of politics thrown in to hold it all together."
Former Reuters journalist Eaves reflects on her years as an exotic dancer in Seattle, the path that led her there, and why she'll never go back. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Now an octogenarian, Sheldon writes, 'I myself would like to meet Death in the flower garden—falling facedown onto a cushion of Dianthus gratianopolitanus, if that's not too much to ask.' No, but not for a while, please."
Natty essays from the garden: brassy practicality with pungent opinions handed out like garlic. Read full book review >

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SIRENS' SONGS by Elisabeth Stevens
Released: Jan. 14, 2011

"A triumphant and eloquent collection that never shies away from the emotional and intellectual entanglements of love and lust, connection and manipulation, the momentary and the eternal.
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A compact yet thematically and stylistically wide-ranging verse collection that contains lyrical and nuanced explorations of love, power, impermanence and aging. Read full book review >

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THE SEA HOUSE by Elisabeth Gifford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2014

"Gifford's mournful but very readable romance achieves surprising emotional depths. A writer to watch."
On a distant Scottish island, a mermaid myth, a vengeful maid's observations, a minister's breakdown and a haunted woman's psychological barriers combine in a gloomily impassioned gothic exploration of belonging. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2001

"A challenging mix of American history and a unique biography that at times can wring the heart but that can't escape the melancholy of its end. For another biography of Bridgman, see Ernest Freeberg's The Education of Laura Bridgman, above.)"
A stimulating intellectual biography of Laura Bridgman, a blind and deaf girl whose triumph over her own adversities made her as famous in the 1840s as Helen Keller was to be many years later. Read full book review >

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THE ABORTIONIST’S DAUGHTER by Elisabeth Hyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 23, 2006

"Sensational, like the book's title, but not quite on target."
Who killed the opinionated abortion provider? Read full book review >