Search Results: "Jacqueline Seewald"


BOOK REVIEW

DEATH LEGACY by Jacqueline Seewald
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 11, 2012

"Veteran Seewald, who's written a number of mysteries and thrillers (The Truth Sleuth, 2011, etc.), this time offers plenty of sex and not much else."
A consultant and a psychiatrist are involved in a matter of life or death. Read full book review >

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THE INHERITANCE by Jacqueline Seewald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"The fantasy of inheriting an old Victorian and $2 million has its appeal. It's a shame readers can't vicariously enjoy it through the eyes of a more interesting heroine."
A young widow and a handsome cop have a chance to rekindle a fledgling romance from their high school years—as long as their pride doesn't get in the way. Read full book review >

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THE TRUTH SLEUTH by Jacqueline Seewald
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 18, 2011

"Shelving this sudser with the mysteries would be only the first mistake for any librarian who added Seewald's third to her acquisitions list."
A psychic librarian finds romance and dead bodies while working in a public high school. Read full book review >

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THE THIRD EYE by Andrew Seewald
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 21, 2013

"Veteran Seewald (Death Legacy, 2012, etc.) is joined by her son Andrew for this weak mystery that nevertheless presents some interesting characters and historical tidbits about the Pine Barrens, its real star."
A young man does his level best to prevent his mother from being arrested for murder. Read full book review >

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KINDERGARTEN COUNT TO 100 by Jacqueline Rogers
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2004

"This is a very straightforward counting affair, no gimmickry or numerical sleight of hand, and ought to serve well as a secondary introduction for numbers one to twenty, with 100 thrown in for good measure. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Rogers offers a counting book for kids who like a little action with their numbers. Read full book review >

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BEST FRIENDS SLEEP OVER by Jacqueline Rogers
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"The expressively rendered animals in their imaginatively patterned pj's are all boy, whether romping, intent on pictures they're drawing, or yawning themselves awake after a late night; there are dozens of intriguing and delightful details to discover. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Gilbert Gorilla is so excited about his elephant friend Eddie's slumber party that he forgets to take along his toy clown, in case he can't fall asleep. Read full book review >

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CHRISTMAS WITH TEDDY BEAR by Jacqueline McQuade
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Starring a hero who is a close relation of Jane Hissey's Old Bear (1986), this is a small, affectionate book. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Christmas With Teddy Bear ($12.99; Oct. 1996; 32 pp.; 0-8037-2075- 0): Teddy Bear and his pet cat anticipate and then celebrate a very traditional (but quite secular) Christmas. Read full book review >

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KINDERGARTEN ABC by Jacqueline Rogers
ABC BOOKS
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"This not a primer on the ABCs, but an extension of the letter-learning process, a vocabulary builder that will test readers with the likes of easel, knees, llama, quarrel, and tambourines. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Rogers returns to the class from Tiptoe into Kindergarten (1999) to introduce a flurry of letters and words in the always-winning treasure-hunt format that will have eyes poring over the pages. Read full book review >

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FIRE FIGHT by Jacqueline  Guest
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Despite the compelling premise, this latest book from Guest falls short of its potential. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Kai Hunter will not go to foster care. When her grandmother dies and leaves her all alone, she runs away from the Stoney Reserve near Calgary, Alberta, to make a new life for herself. Read full book review >

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THE MAGIC TRAP by Jacqueline Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Action and humor make the hard lessons go down easy. (magic-trick instructions) (Fiction. 8-11)"
Sibs Evan and Jessie face their toughest physical and emotional challenges yet in this concluding—and best so far—sequel to The Lemonade War (2007). Read full book review >

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SECRETS AND LIES by Jacqueline Green
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 6, 2014

"An intriguing sequel, with more promised for the future for the Pretty Little Liars set. (Chick-lit/thriller. 12-18)"
This sequel to Truth or Dare (2013) continues the same mystery, though with even more menace. Read full book review >

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BROWN GIRL DREAMING by Jacqueline Woodson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 28, 2014

"For every dreaming girl (and boy) with a pencil in hand (or keyboard) and a story to share. (Memoir/poetry. 8-12)"
A multiaward-winning author recalls her childhood and the joy of becoming a writer. Read full book review >