Search Results: "Elizabeth Gehrman"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Environmentalists and bird lovers alike will enjoy this look at the restoration of an endangered bird."
The fascinating tale of one man's fight to save the cahow, a bird "believed extinct since the early 1600s." Read full book review >

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TRIPLE SHOT BETTYS IN LOVE by Jody Gehrman
FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Geena's spunky voice will draw both returning and new readers into the girls' tight circle, which, despite some relationship woes, manages to stay entertaining and upbeat. (Fiction. YA)"
The Triple Shot Bettys—Geena, Amber and Hero—are back, serving up frothy lattes and falling in love, but this time their relationships are heating up and about to boil over (Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty, 2008). Read full book review >

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CONFESSIONS OF A TRIPLE SHOT BETTY by Jody Gehrman
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2008

"Sassy and fun. (Fiction. YA)"
Whipping up lattes in the tiny drive-thru coffee shack Triple Shot Betty's isn't 16-year-old Geena's idea of summer fun, but with her favorite cousin Hero and best friend Amber set to work beside her, she assumes they're all in for a fantastic summer. Read full book review >

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BABE IN BOYLAND by Jody Gehrman
FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Hobbled by the overfamiliar girl-in-boy-drag premise, one-dimensional characters and predictable plot twists, this story never makes it out of the starting gate. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Natalie (aka Dr. Aphrodite) pens the love column for her school's newspaper. Read full book review >

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UP WHERE THE AIR IS CLEAR
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein

Cover Story: High in the Sky

BFF Charm: Yay x 2

Swoonworthy Scale: 1

Talky Talk: The Adventures of Black Dove and White Raven

Bonus Factors: Ethiopian History, Pilots

Relationship Status: Love You Like a Brother

 

Cover Story: High in the Sky

The cover is perfect for this book ...


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AVIATRIXES
by Leila Roy

Her birthday, the day she died, the day she first realized she wanted to fly—if we tried, I’m sure that we could make any day into Bessie Coleman day. But today is an especially good pick, because ninety-six years ago, on June 15, 1921, Bessie Coleman earned her pilot’s license—the first African American woman, as well as the first woman ...


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SPILL THE WINE AND TAKE THAT PEARL
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Pearl Thief (Code Name Verity #0.5) by Elizabeth Wein

Cover Story: Go On, Take The Money and Run
BFF Charm: Yay!
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: I Capture the Castle
Bonus Factors: Crumbling Aristocracy, Sweet Ride, History’s Mysteries
Relationship Status: It’s Like Being In Love, Discovering Your Best Friend

Cover Story: Go On, Take The ...


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NOTORIOUS DISSENSION
by Julie Danielson

Last night at a book club gathering of sorts, a friend of mine, who is the mother of two girls, was asking for picture book recommendations – picture books with a political bent, that is, which she can read to a five-year-old. More specifically, given that she’s nervous about a Trump administration, she wanted her daughter to see good picture ...


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DIFFERENT LIKE COCO by Elizabeth Matthews
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"The endpapers are covered with quotations from Chanel: 'Luxury must be comfortable; otherwise it is not luxury.' (timeline, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 7-10)"
With an economy of storyline and a strong sense of style, Matthews distills the contradictory life of Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel into a neat and fashionable package. Read full book review >

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A STUDY IN MUST-READ AUTHORS
by Bobbi Dumas

So you all are Sherry Thomas fans, right?

I sincerely hope so! She’s seriously one of the smartest writers out there, and for whatever reason, her novels hit all my romance buttons. 

Last fall she released A Study in Scarlet Women, an intriguing new take on the Sherlock Holmes canon. (It got a great review and was named one ...


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THE SUGAR MOUNTAIN SNOW BALL by Elizabeth Atkinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A pleasant romp through a winter of contentment. (Fiction. 9-12) "
Even when dreams do come true, they might not look exactly as imagined. Read full book review >

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WINGS by Elizabeth Richards
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 12, 2014

"Only for those readers who are dying to read the end of Natalie and Ash's story. (Paranormal romance. 14-18)"
Blood Mates Natalie (all human) and Ash (half human, half vampire) continue the drive to unseat the evil dictator Purian Rose and win justice for all races in the United Sentry States. Read full book review >