Search Results: "Flora A. Trebi-Ollennu"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 16, 2013

"An affectionate portrait of a man committed to sharing his faith and seeing his community thrive."
A biography of the author's late father, a religious and community leader in Ghana. Read full book review >

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I LOVE ANIMALS by Flora McDonnell
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 15, 1994

"The minimal text, printed in big type, sounds a single note that verges on monotony, but the animals' colors and frisky postures create plenty of visual exuberance. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Huge, spread-covering portraits of smiling farm animals greet viewers in this fervent tribute from a new picture-book artist. ``I love Jock, my dog,'' McDonnell declares. ``I love the ducks waddling to the water. Read full book review >

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STALKING DEATH by Kate Flora
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2008

"The solution to the whodunit is pretty obvious. But there's no denying the intense pleasure of watching Thea mix it up with the deliciously craven guardians of St. Matthews."
Educational consultant Thea Kozak (Liberty or Death, 2003, etc.) returns to confront a series of escalating crises at an elite New Hampshire school. Read full book review >

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WRITING by Flora Fennimore
Released: March 24, 2014

"A motivating combination of self-expression, philosophy and practical exercises for aspiring writers."
A longtime writing professor shares her sensory approach to developing creative writing skills. Read full book review >

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THE ANGEL OF KNOWLTON PARK by Kate Flora
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 17, 2008

"Flora (Stalking Death, 2008, etc.) plots generously and gives her hero a heart as big as his sorely tried temper. But the characters' endlessly expressed opinions could have used pruning."
Det. Sgt. Joe Burgess, of the Portland Police Department, kisses off his summer vacation to catch whoever raped and murdered an unwanted little boy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"Davis's levelheaded analysis of how and why some feminist efforts succeed and some fail should provide an invaluable source of information and inspiration for many."
Susan Faludi's Backlash (p. 1133) and Paula Kamen's Feminist Fatale (p. 1137) sounded the alarm: Feminism in America is in trouble. Read full book review >

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LIBERTY OR DEATH by Kate Flora
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Hollywood alert: Thea's believable combination of anger, fear, and physical suffering makes her a natural role for Sylvester Stallone's kid sister, as long as you don't mind her interrupting every action sequence to assure you that she's not really that kind of girl."
A pregnant bride who's been stood up at the altar is bound to be mad, and Thea Kozak (Death in Paradise, 2000, etc.) comes charging out of her abortive nuptials ready to kill the worthies of the Katahdin Constitutional Militia who've taken her bridegroom, State Trooper Andre Lemieux hostage. Read full book review >

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AN EDUCATED DEATH by Kate Flora
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"A triple order of dirty linen, with nary a boring character in the bunch—assuming that almost 400 pages of hothouse intrigue is what you're in the mood for."
Who says the life of an educational consultant has to be dull? Read full book review >

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SPLASH! by Flora McDonnell
Released: June 1, 1999

"McDonnell's animals have a mythopoetic radiance, painted in colors that will have readers reaching for a cool drink. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Handsome wildlife paintings distinguish this book from McDonnell (I Love Animals, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

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DEATH IN PARADISE by Kate Flora
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Only the identification of the muffled killer is a letdown."
Welcome to the National Association of Girls' Schools conference in beautiful Maui, where the hatred of NAGS founder Martina Pullman, even among her own governing board, is so intense that it's a wonder her corpse isn't discovered until the end of Chapter One. Read full book review >

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AND GRANT YOU PEACE by Kate Flora
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 22, 2014

"As usual, Flora pours on the intensity for both her police detective and his fans in this criminal, legal and moral maze whose center is clearly a locked closet in a burning mosque but whose boundaries remain frustratingly hazy even at the fade-out."
A fire in a mosque provides new ways to put the sorely tried Sgt. Joe Burgess of the Portland Police Department to ever more challenging tests. Read full book review >

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DEATH AT THE WHEEL by Kate Flora
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"As always in Flora, the suspects are all marvelously guilty- looking, but the plot this time is so rickety you can't blame Thea for losing her edge."
Is Thea Kozak mellowing? Read full book review >