Search Results: "Geri Spieler"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 12, 2009

"Moore's complex and fascinating story deserves better treatment."
Amateurishly written, disappointingly superficial biography of Sara Jane Moore. Read full book review >

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I AM COYOTE by Geri Vistein
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"A sensitive, passionate story told from an intriguing point of view. (author's note, further reading) (Fiction. 10-14)"
An imaginative re-creation of the life of one of the first coyotes to inhabit Maine. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"A concise civics handbook that focuses a spotlight on the House's design and where its leadership does not measure up."
In the third volume in the Fundamentals of American Government series, political writer Spieler (co-author: Selecting a President, 2012) takes us on a well-organized tour of the U.S. House of Representatives and introduces the institution's inner workings and history.Read full book review >

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PATRICE by Geri Gale
Released: March 16, 2014

"A baroque, sensual tour de force that elevates art above all else."
An intense, sumptuous prose-poetry exploration of inspiration, sacrifice and art. Read full book review >

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SELECTING A PRESIDENT by Eleanor Clift
NON-FICTION
Released: May 22, 2012

"For beginners, the ABCs of the curious, occasionally baffling way we go about the important business of choosing a president."
The first in the publisher's Fundamentals of American Government series explains the machinery of our presidential electoral system. Read full book review >

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THE HIDEY HOLE by Geri Ellzey Craig
Released: Sept. 26, 2012

"A well-told novel about friends who surpass their differences."
Craig's novel follows two very different women who help each other come of age. Read full book review >

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UNNATURAL CAUSES by Janet Bettle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2000

"A British Erin Brockovich meets The Insider with a touch of Rumpole of the Bailey in this agile legal thriller."
Which came first, the chicken or the superbug? Read full book review >