Search Results: "Jamie Deen"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 2011

"Perfect for readers who enjoy a little sunshine on their plate."
Food Network stars and Paula Deen progeny offer up more than 100 recipes for grilling, tailgate parties and picnics. Read full book review >

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ALL WHO GO DO NOT RETURN by Shulem Deen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 24, 2015

"In this moving book, Deen lays bare his difficult, muddled wrestling with his faith, the challenges it posed to everything he thought he knew about himself, and the hard-won redemption he eventually found."
A former member of an extremely insular Hasidic sect tells his story of becoming curious about the outside world—and the consequences of that curiosity. Read full book review >

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ACROSS THE FLOOR by Natasha Deen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Sure to satisfy beginners and seasoned dancers longing to relive those first steps that made them love the craft. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Learning contemporary dance isn't the most conventional route to earning a varsity football spot, but for Luc Waldon, it's his only shot. Read full book review >

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MISS MINGO WEATHERS THE STORM by Jamie Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"The appealing story and wide array of weather facts make this a breath of fresh air to round out and add interest to weather units that are heavy in nonfiction titles. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A class hike to the weather observatory turns out to be more educational than anticipated for Miss Mingo and her eclectic group of students. Read full book review >

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BELLA'S BEST OF ALL by Jamie Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Cute, but a miss nevertheless. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A little mouse compares her things to her mother's, and all but one come up short. Read full book review >

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SLEIGHT OF HAND by Natasha Deen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A brief but powerful look at a teen in trouble. (Fiction. 10-18)"
Javvan, an immigrant to Canada from India, only wanted to impress a girl, but her brother gets him arrested for stealing a car. Read full book review >

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DARK LORD by Jamie Thomson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"That said, the final chapters deftly set up Volume 2, already out in the U.K. It's Lord Sauron, powerless and back in middle school…fun in many ways. (Fantasy. 9-14)"
The Dark Lord of the Iron Tower of Despair at the Gates of Doom...has to go to seventh grade!? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 30, 2006

"Full-bodied."
Delightfully quirky debut describes one couple's quest for the palest rosé in all of France. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DISTURBANCE by Jamie O’Neill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 23, 2005

"In a story by turns chilling and rib-tickling, O'Neill (Kilbrack, 2003, etc.) brilliantly invokes absurdism only to relocate it in the mind."
The first US publication of the Irish author's debut novel, an ingenious psychological whodunit. Read full book review >

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MR. STUPID GOES TO WASHINGTON by Jamie Malanowski
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Funny in spots, particularly the vice-presidential utterances, but otherwise watered-down Waugh."
The national editor of Spy magazine goes book-length with one of his favorite amusements, trashing an American vice-president. Read full book review >

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BLUE DEER THAW by Jamie Harrison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 9, 2000

"Many more go-rounds for Jules and Absaroke County wackiness would be welcome."
Jules Clement has just about had it with being sheriff of Absaroke County, Montana. Read full book review >