Search Results: "Heather B. Armstrong"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 24, 2009

"A truthful picture of what it takes to bring a life into the world, exposing Achilles heels large and small."
Feisty blogger and relapsed Mormon Armstrong takes her no-holds-barred approach to life from screen to page as she dishes on the elation, transformation and despair that mark pregnancy, childbirth and parenting. Read full book review >

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CONDEMN ME NOT by Heather B. Moore
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2017

"A relatable account of a shameful episode in American history, although its sensibility seems overly modern at times."
This historical novel tells the story of Moore's (An Ocean Away, 2017, etc.) ancestor, who was hanged for witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts, in the 17th century.Read full book review >

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Love is Come by Heather B. Moore
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2016

"An engaging, wholesome love story, best suited for fans of early-20th-century romances."
A historical novel follows a privileged young woman whose parents die suddenly, leaving her to find a husband on her own. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 12, 2013

"A sexy heads up for young women who may not grasp how culture and media continually manipulate women into thinking that what they have and how they look are never quite good enough."
A fun and enlightening guide detailing the multifaceted ways women can integrate an inclusive mode of feminism into their lives without compromising their ideals and giving up their lip gloss. Read full book review >

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SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

Cover Story: Motel California
BFF Charm: Goose and Maverick
Swoonworthy Scale:
 10
Talky Talk: She Says, He Remembers
Bonus Factors:
 Semper Fi, Depiction of Poverty, Kitschy Motel
Relationship Status: Take My Breath Away

 

Cover Story: Motel California

Thank you, Henry Holt and Co., for resisting the ...


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OUR LIPS ARE SEALED
by Mandy Curtis

 

BOOK REPORT for Sekret (Sekret #1)by Lindsay Smith

Cover Story: Zip It, Big Face Features

BFF Charms: Yay

Swoonworthy Scale: 4

Talky Talk: Truth and Vran'ye*

Bonus Factors: Russian 101, Space Race

Relationship Status: Comrades

 

Cover Story: Zip It, Big Face Features

This cover isn’t your typical Big Face, since there’s no actual boundary of a ...


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DREW AND THE BUB DADDY SHOWDOWN by Robb Armstrong
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 1996

"Super Agent Mason Stone'' perfectly augment the text. (Fiction. 7-10)"
When the cast is finally removed from his broken wrist, Drew discovers that he has miraculously become a talented artist, and begins a comic book loosely based on the adventures of his beloved daredevil older brother, Kyle. Read full book review >

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TWO—NO, SIX—NO, TWELVE—BAKER'S DOZEN!
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for Something Real by Heather Demetrios

 

Cover Story: We’re Experiencing Technical Difficulties
BFF Charm: Ron Swanson
Swoonworthy Scale:
 6 + 2 = 8
Talky Talk: Straight Up with a Dash of E! True Hollywood Story
Bonus Factors:
 Reality TV, Diversity, 1984
Relationship Status: High School Sweethearts

Cover Story: We’re Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Y’all, I love COLORS, esp ...


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YOU AND ME COULD WRITE A BAD ROMANCE
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios

Cover Story: I Want Your Ugly, I Want Your Disease
BFF Charm: Oda Mae Brown
Swoonworthy Scale:
 A Wary 7
Talky Talk: Goodbye to You
Bonus Factors:
 Best Friends, Theatre, Shades of Gray
Relationship Status: I'll Be There for You

Trigger Warnings: Dating Violence, Suicide Attempt

Cover Story: I Want Your ...


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JESSICA B. HARRIS
by Maya Payne Smart

Scenic and engaging, My Soul Looks Back recounts the years author Jessica B. Harris spent on the periphery of a circle of friends that included literary powerhouses James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, and Toni Morrison. The memoir spans the globe and several decades to describe the fascinating group.

Harris was in a relationship with Baldwin’s close friend Samuel Clemens Floyd III ...


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THE SUMMONING by Kelley Armstrong
FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2008

"Teen readers might scream loud enough to raise the dead. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
After seeing a ghost in her school, Chloe Saunders arrives at the Lyle House, a home for troubled teens, but specters keep surfacing, causing her to question both her sanity and supposedly safe surroundings. Read full book review >