Search Results: "Jamieson Webster"


BOOK REVIEW

STAY, ILLUSION! by Simon Critchley
NON-FICTION
Released: June 25, 2013

"It won't be the last word on the play, but Critchley and Webster provide plenty of food for thought and fuel for obsession."
A philosophy professor and a psychoanalyst—also husband and wife—take Hamlet well beyond the confines of literary criticism and Shakespearean scholarship. Read full book review >

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PEST IN SHOW by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2013

"This silly read-, dance- and sing-aloud could be a smash hit. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Backyard insect thespians Ladybug and her pesky younger brother Fly compete to star in this hilarious pun-filled performance, sure to tickle the fancy of fun- and pun-loving youngsters and would-be young stars. Read full book review >

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OLYMPIG! by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 5, 2012

"A salubrious object lesson of playing for playing's sake. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The story of a pig, perhaps a tad delusional but all guns and going for Olympic gold. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT ART CAPER  by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"Though there's a plethora of choices in the rodent canon, this shines bright. (Graphic fantasy. 5-9)"
Cuddly classroom pets must stop a group of rapacious rodents from ruining the elementary art show in this sequel to The Great Pet Escape (2016). Read full book review >

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BEA ROCKS THE FLOCK by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"Who knew sheep had a wild side? (Picture book. 4-8)"
Tired of the repression inherent in the Rule of Sheepdom, "Sheep are not unique," Bea does as she likes. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT PET ESCAPE by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"Guaranteed fun for young readers, who will eye their classroom pets with some suspicion in the future. (Graphic fantasy. 6-10)"
Classroom pets have a wild night in the halls of Daisy P. Flugelhorn Elementary. Read full book review >

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ROLLER GIRL by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"Full of charm and moxie—don't let this one roll past. (Graphic fiction. 9-13)"
One summer changes everything for two 12-year-old girls whose friendship is tested when their interests—and attitudes—diverge. Read full book review >

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ALL'S FAIRE IN MIDDLE SCHOOL by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Readers will cheer her victories, wince at her stumbles, and likely demand visits to the nearest faire themselves to sample the wares and fun. (Graphic fiction. 10-13)"
A home-schooled squireling sallies forth to public school, where the woods turn out to be treacherous and dragons lie in wait. Read full book review >

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THE BLUE ROAN CHILD by Jamieson Findlay
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2004

"Further reflections about the power of dreams and memory will be lost on younger readers eagerly following the horse lore, which is rich and colorful, but the quest will still carry them along. (author note) (Fiction. 9-12)"
Findlay's debut is a fantasy full of horses and magic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 12, 2009

"Challenging poetry that's well worth the effort."
An exceedingly unique compendium of brief, formal poems by a talented poet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 22, 2000

"A troubling but hardtodispute assessment backed by an impressive amount of data."
A consultant to the United Nations International Drug Control Programme provides penetrating analysis of Italy's century-old struggle against the Mafia, a struggle that reached new heights in 1992 with the assassination of two prominent judges. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Worth a look for those who enjoy self-help books focused on healthy lifestyles."
Holistic health counselor and co-star of the award-winning documentary Super Size Me, Jamieson (Vegan Cooking for Dummies, 2010, etc.) tackles the age-old question of what women really want.Read full book review >