Search Results: "Jane Sutton"


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ESTHER'S HANUKKAH DISASTER by Jane Sutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Not a great choice for this year's holiday list. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-6)"
Esther the gorilla chooses a batch of inappropriate Hanukkah gifts in this misguided tale. Read full book review >

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THE TROUBLE WITH CAULIFLOWER by Jane Sutton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"Spirited watercolor-and-pencil illustrations are full of movement and humor, and the text is freshly funny right up to the hilarious last line. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A delightful tale about the mysterious relationship between food and fortune. Read full book review >

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DON’T CALL ME SIDNEY by Jane Sutton
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2010

"Gallio's muted and stylish acrylic-and-collage illustrations add a spark of whimsy and fun to what might otherwise have been a pedestrian piggy parable. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Sidney the pig discovers that he is quite a poet when he pens a verse for his best friend, Gabie the duck, on her birthday. Read full book review >

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KIDS’ STUFF by Henry Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"A disturbing, raw tale of masculine rage and family dysfunction, bluntly told."
A self-absorbed petty thief's life is turned upside down when he is reunited with his estranged 13-year-old daughter. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2016

"A painstakingly meticulous introduction to a labyrinthine sector of business law."
A concise but comprehensive overview of legal strategies to manage a business and protect one's assets. Read full book review >

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GARDENIA by Kelsey Sutton
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Ivy's investigation is suspenseful, but the narrative also offers unexpected emotional and philosophical depths that emerge from her musings about the nature of life, death, and personal legacy. (Thriller. 14-18)"
With only a month to live, high school senior Ivy investigates her best friend's murder. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2005

"Conveys the emotional toll exacted by years of cleaning up after human misdeeds, but lacks the crisp narrative and grit of the truly satisfying police story."
Twenty-five-year veteran Sutton proves that there's little glamour in police work. Read full book review >

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HEART ATTACK AND VINE  by Phoef Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"Fast, light, and witty, Sutton's second novel is a pleasure."
This fast-moving, wiseass, noir tale of murder and Hollywood features the return of bodyguard and bouncer Caleb Rush (Crush, 2015). Read full book review >

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Released: May 29, 2012

"A wide-ranging, detailed primer for potential entrepreneurs."
Sutton (Start Your Own Corporation, 2012) provides a handbook for entrepreneurs on the secrets behind successful business plans. Read full book review >

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THE DAY THE TELEVISIONS STOPPED by S.B. Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"A deft, modern folk tale, in its whimsical moments reminiscent of Madeleine L'Engle."
Inventive fantasy in a first novel from a Boston writer. Read full book review >

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ALWAYS SIX O'CLOCK by Phoef Sutton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 1998

"Noirish whimsy offering a fleshed-out script with every element in place but Hitchcock."
Debut suspense novel offering a sexually frank variation on Robert Nathan's novel Portrait of Jennie, with pleasing results. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A fact-packed, easy-to-navigate resource for consumers concerned about debt."
In this guide, Sutton (Run Your Own Corporation, 2012, etc.) offers recommendations for avoiding and solving debt problems. Read full book review >