Search Results: "Elizabeth Verdick"


BOOK REVIEW

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 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 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

NOSES ARE NOT FOR PICKING by Elizabeth Verdick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A positive approach to a difficult subject. (Board book. 2-4)"
The latest addition to the Best Behaviors series encourages little ones to "Pick a tissue, not your nose." Read full book review >

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DON'T BEHAVE LIKE YOU LIVE IN A CAVE by Elizabeth Verdick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"This would be best if used in a therapeutic context where child and teacher, parent or therapist could discuss the contents together. (note to parents and caregivers, index) (Nonfiction. 7-13)"
An upbeat self-help book for elementary-school students lacking in self-control or having trouble with their social skills. Read full book review >

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VOICES ARE NOT FOR YELLING by Elizabeth Verdick
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Didactic but very helpfully so, for both little ones and their parents. (Board book. 1-3)"
A little boy learns to use his words. Read full book review >

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CUDDLE by Elizabeth Verdick
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"While there is little new or different here, babies will be drawn to the full-page images of their fellow tots. (Board book. 6-18 mos.)"
Close-up black-and-white photos depict babies cuddling with their loved ones. Read full book review >