Search Results: "Elizabeth Baguley"


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ELIZABETH by Lisa Hilton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"Mildly revisionist, well-argued, and thoroughly satisfying."
There is no shortage of biographies of Britain's Elizabeth I (1533-1603), but readers should pay attention to this thoughtful, often ingenious account. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by Sarah Bradford
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 16, 1996

"No tabloid hype here, but this authoritative biography has enough revealing nuggets scattered through an otherwise flat narrative to keep a royal watcher enthralled. (17 color and 39 b&w photos) (Author tour)"
In the year of her 70th birthday, Elizabeth II of England comes under scrutiny as mother (not quite good enough), wife (better), and constitutional monarch (outstanding). Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by David Starkey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 2, 2000

"Reveals a livelier Liz: lovely, clever, wise, and—like all the other Tudors—possessed of the 'besetting sin' of 'rapacity.' (16 pp. color photos and illustrations)"
In brisk, bracing prose, a freelance historian follows England's first Queen Elizabeth from birth to the early days of her reign. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by John Guy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2016

"One of the best biographies of Elizabeth ever."
The Whitbread Award-winning author delivers an outstanding biography of Queen Elizabeth (1533-1603). Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 21, 2012

"Moloney says she found her voice through writing her memoir; readers, however, may not be able to follow what she's saying."
Ex-nun Moloney's debut memoir chronicles a life bound by the expectations of others, turned around with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous, Jungian analysis and New Age spirituality. Read full book review >

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ELIZABETH by J. Randy Taraborrelli
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 29, 2006

"Overly worshipful, but you'd have to be quite jaded to be bored by this chronicle of a miniseries life."
Veteran diva-disher Taraborrelli, who has written about Cher, Madonna and Princess Grace, turns his pen on the silver screen starlet of the century. Read full book review >

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MEGGIE MOON by Elizabeth Baguley
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2005

"Slyly poking holes in the theory that tough boys and smart girls can't find a common meeting ground, Baguley's hearty tale will set imaginations sailing. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An intrepid girl teaches junkyard bullies that girls are clever, creative and fun. Read full book review >

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A LONG WAY FROM HOME by Elizabeth Baguley
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The icy-blue palette of the North stands in sharp and effective contrast to the cozy browns of the burrow in this mild flight of fancy. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Noah the bunny feels "squished and squashed by the sleepy rabbits" in his burrow, so into the night he goes. Read full book review >

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THE LITTLE LOST ROBIN by Elizabeth Baguley
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"But while the story is sweet, readers are left with a slightly unfinished feeling, wondering why Robin stayed behind, and what the future holds for old Hare. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An unusual friendship survives a wintry storm. Read full book review >

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READY, STEADY, GHOST! by Elizabeth Baguley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"A cotton-candy puff of a story: sweet but entirely insubstantial. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Gilbert watches the big ghosts float off to be-spook dark, creepy forests and towering castles, but he decides to find a homey, cozy house to haunt instead. Read full book review >

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PIGEON POOP by Elizabeth Baguley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Even young children will find this, at best, a short-term solution, but in the end, at least it leaves both the townsfolk and the guano-gusher itself happy. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Unlikely resolution notwithstanding, this thoroughly poopiferous tale of a pigeon with an outsized alimentary issue will leave readers wiping their…eyes from laughter. Read full book review >