Search Results: "Elizabeth Voss"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WINSLOW INCIDENT by Elizabeth Voss
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 16, 2011

"Billed as a paranormal mystery, this overlong debut provides little mystery but plenty of thrills, chills and horrifying descriptions of suffering men, women and beasts."
Winslow, a remote mountain hamlet in the Pacific Northwest, is suddenly visited by an unknown plague. Read full book review >

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TO BE SOMEONE by Louise Voss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 9, 2001

"Meandering and incoherent first outing from a music business insider."
Recuperating DJ writes—and writes and writes—her memoirs. Read full book review >

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WE NEVER TRAVEL ALONE by R. A. Voss
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A gracefully written, travel-focused memoir with particular appeal for midlife and female readers."
In this collection of essays, the author taps into various travels as pivots for her midlife reflection. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

In Training by Stephen Voss
Released: June 24, 2016

"An impressive work not only for botany enthusiasts and students of Japanese culture, but for all lovers of striking photography as well."
A debut volume offers an intimate look at the beauty of the bonsai tree. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 26, 1994

"As the events of WW II fade from living memory, this book will hopefully preserve the work of that era's journalists for generations to come."
An outstanding and colorful account of the men and women who covered WW II for newspapers and radio. Read full book review >

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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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BOOK REVIEW

WINNIE by Sally M. Walker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"Ideal for Winnie-the-Pooh fans, this clear, straightforward biography reveals the bear behind the tale. (sources, websites) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
A soldier's pet becomes famous. Read full book review >

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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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BOOK REVIEW

SQUARE CAT ABC by Elizabeth Schoonmaker
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"Not as 'Ick'y as the spinach is in Eula's estimation but far from Mouse's opening observation of 'Amazing!' (Picture book. 4-7)"
An abecedary follow-up to Schoonmaker's debut, Square Cat (2011). Read full book review >

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TYGER! TYGER! by Elizabeth Stanley
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2007

"Teachers hoping to use the book as a springboard for class discussion of conservation issues, or as part of an area study, should be warned that some readers may be deeply disturbed. (Picture book. 8-12)"
The development of a Buddhist sanctuary for tigers threatened by poachers in Thailand is presented as a graphically illustrated fable. Read full book review >