Search Results: "Flora A. Trebi-Ollennu"


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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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TWO'S A CROWD  by Flora Ahn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"A fun pet romp for new readers of chapter books. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Sunny the pug's life is satisfying until her owner brings home a younger dog, Rosy, who is very annoying. 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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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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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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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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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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PAULINE BONAPARTE by Flora Fraser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 27, 2009

"Pauline's blandishments grow quickly tedious, but Fraser does a lively job of delineating the story of her audacious clan."
Napoleon's younger sister—beautiful but not particularly compelling—receives effusive treatment from English biographer Fraser (Princesses: The Six Daughters of George III, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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REDEMPTION by Kate Flora
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 15, 2012

"A sensitive, earnest and densely plotted tale in which pretty much everyone ends up being guilty of something."
The discovery of a drowned corpse takes Portland's Det. Sgt. Read full book review >

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PLAYING GOD by Kate Flora
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 2, 2006

"Even though Burgess's meanness is well within normal limits for the genre, his passionate work here earns him a year's leave—most of it no doubt devoted to physical therapy."
After six cases for educational consultant Thea Kozak (Liberty or Death, 2003, etc.), Flora produces a police procedural starring a Maine cop almost as tough as Thea. Read full book review >