Search Results: "Erica Lorraine Scheidt"


BOOK REVIEW

USES FOR BOYS by Erica Lorraine Scheidt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"Haunting, frank and un-put-downable. (Fiction. 14-17)"
A teen girl grapples movingly with maternal abandonment, sexuality and identity. Read full book review >

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THE DUKE AND THE LADY IN RED by Lorraine Heath
ROMANCE
Released: April 28, 2015

"A beautiful, unconventional romance that entwines two fierce, lonely hearts who believed they were unlovable and reminds us of the best and worst of human nature."
Determined to protect her clan of social outcasts, swindler Rosalind Sharpe comes to London with a con in mind but gets caught in a web of desire and deceit with the roguish Duke of Avendale. Read full book review >

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SOY LA AVON LADY by Lorraine López
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"López is an original, and this fine collection, which won its publisher's inaugural Miguel Marmol Prize for fiction, is a thoroughgoing delight."
Assimilation into American culture and abrasive family dynamics are the subjects of the 11 finely crafted stories gathered in this striking debut collection. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"This book should be required reading for all first-year law school students—and for any woman contemplating a legal career."
An extensively researched indictment of the sexism that still pervades our legal system. Read full book review >

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THE REALM OF HUNGRY SPIRITS by Lorraine López
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2011

"An entertaining appreciation of one woman's journey, sometimes ribald and funny, sometimes ironic and self-deprecating."
Marina Lucero reads the Dalai Lama, ponders Gandhi and yearns for inner peace. What she has is a challenging and needy family and a demanding and clueless set of friends. Read full book review >

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ZEBRA ON THE GO by Jill Nogales
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"What a circus show, indeed! (Picture book. 4-8)"
An outraged lion chases a clever zebra out of the circus and into a wild outdoor escapade. Read full book review >

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MCBROOM AND THE BEANSTALK by Sid Fleischman
Released: March 23, 1978

"More honest-to-gosh, kneeslapping truth, from an old champion who shows no signs of bowing out."
Though the upcoming county fair will feature a World Champion Liar's Contest, Josh McBroom declares that "hair'll grow on fish before I trifle with the truth." Read full book review >

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INDEPENDENTLY WEALTHY by Lorraine Zago Rosenthal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"Soapy, fast-paced fun with a murder thrown in for good measure."
In a sequel to New Money (2013), spunky heroine Savannah Morgan navigates New York's social world while attempting to solve the mysterious death of her father.Read full book review >

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Leaving Time and Tennessee by Lorraine Andrews Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2016

"An often delightful fantasy that will stick with readers long after they turn the last page."
A debut time-travel romance that romps through more than 200 years of history. Read full book review >

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BEST ENEMIES FOREVER by Kathleen Leverich
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"By the end, Felicity gets a much-deserved comeuppance (it won't necessarily satisfy the readers who want to see her drawn and quartered), bringing this engrossing transitional bookof which there are too fewto a fine and funny close. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 7+)"
Felicity Doll, self-proclaimed star, is once again out to make Priscilla Robin miserable in Leverich's third book about the duo (Best Enemies Again, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

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BRAVE LITTLE RACCOON by Erica Wolf
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"Tries to be an obedience tale but functions better as a well-painted homage to childhood bravery in the big natural world. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Wolf's pretty acrylics light Little Raccoon's accidental night in the woods alone. Read full book review >