Search Results: "Holly Mosier"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2011

"Lifestyle change chronicled in motivational, non-coercive language."
Healthy-lifestyle expert seeks to balance the mind and body in this solid debut. Read full book review >

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FINANCIAL STRAIGHT TALK by Dee Mosier
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"As an abbreviated guide, Mosier's work won't replace a more comprehensive discussion of the necessary financial preparations for retirement, but it's an excellent starting point."
A solid overview of financial strategies for retirement. Read full book review >

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TRAIN I RIDE by Paul Mosier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"A harrowing, moving, immersive, and ultimately uplifting debut novel. (Fiction. 11-16)"
Rydr, as she calls herself, is trying to put a brave face on a journey that feels much like doom. Read full book review >

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BREAKFAST AT TULI'S by Paul Mosier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 29, 2013

"An uneven novel about a troubled woman.
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In Mosier's debut novel, a young man and woman find unlikely love in New York City. Read full book review >

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MY LIFE AS A GIRL by Elizabeth Mosier
Released: May 1, 1999

PLB 0-679-99035-6 The summer before Jaime is to leave Phoenix for Bryn Mawr, she decides to earn college money by working two waitress jobs: mornings at a greasy spoon and nights at an upscale hotel restaurant. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2001

"A necessary addition to any serious collection of military or WWI history."
A compelling and novel reassessment of WWI military history. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2012

"A broadly appealing mix of the tragic and droll, comforting, disturbing, exotic and universal, with nary a clinker in the bunch. (glossary) (Short stories. 11-13)"
A big but consistently engaging pro bono anthology of authors with direct or indirect Japanese "heritage or experience." Read full book review >

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GUINEA PIG PARTY by Holly Surplice
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"Countdown to the next rereading. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Comical, partying guinea pigs who encounter one mishap after another allow readers to count down from 10 to one. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HELP! by Holly Keller
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Touches like the rosy blush on Mouse's face when he realizes that Snake has rescued him give the somewhat stylized figures the necessary spark of life. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A predictable story with a clear moral lesson. Read full book review >

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CHARMING OPAL by Holly Hobbie
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Children will be comforted by this warmly humorous take on a familiar dilemma. (Picture book. 4-7)"
"Charming" truly is the word for both story and art in this latest Toot and Puddle installment. Read full book review >

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A PRESENT FOR TOOT by Holly Hobbie
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"The storyline has too many gaps, but Hobbie's watercolors are delightful, and Puddle's search for the perfect present is endearing. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Hobbie's porcine characters (Toot and Puddle, 1997) are back in a sweet but disjointed effort. Read full book review >

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PUDDLE'S ABC by Holly Hobbie
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Irresistible. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Hobbie's porkers in play clothes return for a fourth episode, just as winning as the previous three. Read full book review >