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FLOWER GIRL BUTTERFLIES by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"But overall the effervescent, humorous quality of the illustrations successfully matches the warm mood of the festivities. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Sarah's aunt is getting married in this familiar story of a flower girl's performance anxiety; the cover depicting a beaming Sarah foreshadows a happy ending. Read full book review >

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LULA’S BIRTHDAY by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2001

"This delicious story ends with the author's family recipe for One-Two-Three-Four Cake, leaving readers with a good taste in their mouths as well as in their minds. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Howard's great-aunt, Lulu, is the inspiration for this sweet book about a woman who is admired and loved by many. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 1993

"An attractive vignette. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Recalling her father's childhood, the author of Chita's Christmas Tree (1989) describes him waiting, with his little sister, for a train that will pass their home near Baltimore. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A fresh perspective on a little-understood nation."
Seasoned journalists Fitzgerald and Gould—co-producers of the 1981 PBS documentary Afghanistan Between the Wars—deliver a probing history of the country and a critical evaluation of American involvement in recent decades. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2011

"An intensely documented, detailed and discouraging account from journalists who had high hopes for President Obama."
Volume two of an angry dissection of America's misadventures in Afghanistan. Read full book review >

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THE VOICE by Paul Fitzgerald
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"A paranoid thriller for true conspiracy theorists."
An intrepid journalist unlocks the ancient roots of modern-day evil in this London-set conspiracy thriller. Read full book review >

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A DAY WITH BONEFISH JOE by Elizabeth Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 9, 2015

"A heartfelt but lukewarm attempt at re-creating a slice of island life. (Picture book. 5-8)"
An inquisitive and adventurous young girl named Flossie spends a day with the beloved Bonefish Joe to see why so many people travel to Harbour Island from all over just to go fishing with him. Read full book review >

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MARKING TIME by Elizabeth Jane Howard
Released: Aug. 5, 1992

"Comfortable, literate, but very slow lane."
A perfect if inauspicious title for this second course of Howard's Cazalet Chronicles (begun with The Light Years, 1990), since this latest is all idling before something big happens—as the Cazalet writer-to-be, Clary, puts it, ``We need people to be in love with....We'll just have to wait.'' The waiting begins right after Chamberlain's ``peace with honor'' falls through and Hitler marches into Poland. Read full book review >

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YUM! YUM!! by Joanne Fitzgerald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 15, 2007

"The clever way the rhymes are tied together makes this collection stand out above the rest—'Yum, yum,' indeed. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Classic nursery rhymes with food themes are the focus of this delightful compilation. Read full book review >