Search Results: "Elise Forbes Tripp"


BOOK REVIEW

SURVIVING IRAQ by Elise Forbes Tripp
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Engrossing reading that benefits from its simple format."
Life before, during and after Iraq, seen through the eyes of 30 soldiers deployed there. Read full book review >

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DEADLY ORDEAL by Miles Tripp
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2000

"Disciplined plotting, usually a series strength, has vanished more completely than those three rapists."
Is Sylvester Manley ever in the wrong place at the wrong time. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"The adorable baby goat will appeal to the target audience, and although the story can be bland, it is well-paced, and enhanced by lovely realistic illustrations. (glossary) (Fiction. 7-10)"
paper 1-56247-587-8 In this entry in one strand of the American Girls series (Meet Josefina, 1997, etc.), Josefina is approaching her tenth birthday and has decided she wants to be a healer like her godmother, T°a Magdalena. Read full book review >

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VIDEO VENGEANCE by Miles Tripp
Released: Jan. 15, 1990

The most devious, cinematic mind in all of mysterydom is at it again, now with a tale so twisty that London private-eye John Samson (The Cords of Vanity, etc.) has to resolve it several times before the truth will out. Read full book review >

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SAMSON AND THE GREEK DELILAH by Miles Tripp
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1996

"Long even for its modest length, though the scenery on both sides of the bedroom window is a plus."
London inquiry agent/troubleshooter John Samson rescues a damsel in distress in the south of France and spends the rest of his vacation regretting his derring-do. Read full book review >

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THE SUITCASE KILLINGS by Miles Tripp
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 27, 1998

"Pleasantly undemanding fare from a veteran author who could turn out cases like this one in his sleep."
One day Nick Hadley-Jones is hopelessly in debt to unsavory Tony Gallo; the next day he's working off his debt by muling cocaine from Germany to Tony's London club, the Red Slipper; the day after that, after a slight departure from Tony's meticulous plan, he's warming a seat at the wedding of a virtual stranger. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 5, 1997

"A cautionary, antiheroic tale of war and manhood."
A metaphor-heavy, intelligently crafted memoir focusing on the author's life-altering Vietnam War experiences. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE THREE DOTS by Elise Primavera
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 14, 1993

"Media-conscious readers will laugh at the droll ads and celebrity caricatures in Primavera's exuberant, cartoony illustrations, and enjoy the simple, feel-good story. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Vigorously told, hilariously illustrated: the tale of three spotted friends—Henry, Sal, and Margaret (frog, moose, and duck)- -united by their twin passions for donuts and music, then reunited, after a falling out, by their mutual regard. Read full book review >

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IF YOU EVER WANT TO BRING A PIANO TO THE BEACH, DON'T! by Elise Parsley
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"A delightful demonstration of just one of many things not to take to the beach; the brainstorming possibilities are endless. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The voice of experience (about alligators at school) this time deals with her inability to leave her beloved piano at home while visiting the beach. Read full book review >

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IF YOU EVER WANT TO BRING A CIRCUS TO THE LIBRARY, DON'T! by Elise Parsley
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Librarians will love sharing this story, maybe. Their listeners will love hearing it, definitely. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Quiet in the library? Not while Magnolia is in action! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 21, 2012

"An engaging guide to learning from failure aimed at readers seeking to improve the quality of their lives."
Forbes' debut weaves together anecdotes, quotations and straight talk into a Christian-oriented self-help guide addressing the concept of failure. Read full book review >