Search Results: "Elizabeth Eulberg"


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THE GREAT SHELBY HOLMES by Elizabeth Eulberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A smart, fresh take on an old favorite makes for a terrific series kickoff. (Mystery. 9-11)"
A modern Sherlock Holmes retelling brings an 11-year-old black John Watson into the sphere of know-it-all 9-year-old white detective Shelby Holmes. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"Excellent comedy and drama. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Comedy yields to an affecting drama when a witty but plain girl decides to get glamorous, with unexpected results. Read full book review >

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PROM & PREJUDICE by Elizabeth Eulberg
FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"Eulberg delivers a fun, frothy romp that delights—and, refreshingly, doesn't involve anyone undead. (Chick lit. 13 & up)"
Jane Austen for the Gossip Girl set. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT SHELBY HOLMES MEETS HER MATCH by Elizabeth Eulberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Charming and funny, this winning adventure also finds time for its middle school sleuths to develop real maturity. (Mystery. 9-11)"
John Watson's known minisleuth Shelby Holmes for only three weeks, but he already knows sixth grade will be significantly enlivened with Shelby's cases to solve. Read full book review >

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TAKE A BOW by Elizabeth Eulberg
Released: April 1, 2012

"Stage-worthy despite its missteps. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Four students at a high school for the performing arts find that sometimes life's most important auditions happen off-stage. Read full book review >

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JUST ANOTHER GIRL by Elizabeth Eulberg
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 28, 2017

"There's little to keep readers turning the pages here. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Sixteen-year-old Hope has been nursing a crush on her best friend, Brady, for years, but with graduation rapidly approaching, the clock is ticking if she is going to do something. Read full book review >

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BETTER OFF FRIENDS by Elizabeth Eulberg
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"A fun if lightweight read that will appeal widely to romance fans. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Best friends Levi and Macallan struggle with their close relationship in this lighthearted and at times too sweet romantic comedy. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY HEARTS CLUB by Elizabeth Eulberg
FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"The dialogue-heavy adventure addresses tender teen concerns of conformity versus self-preservation, but the formulaic plotting doesn't lift this effort above the rest, despite the mildly amusing Beatles gimmick. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
In a spirited, feminist debut, musician Eulberg traces the resilience of a 16-year-old suburban high-school junior who turns her disappointment in love into a happy affirmation of autonomy and friendship. 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 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 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 >