Search Results: "Janet Kole"


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The Smell of Money by Janet Kole
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 2016

"A witty tale with two retirees—a lawyer and a hit man—cleverly paralleled."
A senior partner at a Philadelphia law firm, whose colleagues may be trying to push him out, collides with a professional assassin in this thriller. Read full book review >

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SUGGESTION OF DEATH by Janet Kole
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 28, 2011

"This page-turner is better than your average episode of Law & Order and will satisfy those in the mood for a straightforward mystery."
In Kole's debut murder mystery, a large law firm becomes a crime scene—and lawyers become the suspects. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"A delightful ride and one that is sure to make young cowgirls cheer. (Fiction. 7-11)"
What's endearing about Mary Margaret, MacLean's effervescent but obstreperous heroine, is that she knows how she's supposed to be behaving, but just can't control herself well enough to pull it off. Read full book review >

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MARY MARGARET, CENTER STAGE by Christine Kole MacLean
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"Girls should appreciate Mary Margaret's dilemmas and find the story both amusing and suspenseful. (Fiction. 7-11)"
Mary Margaret, MacLean's irrepressible heroine, has a big personality and a mouth to match. Read full book review >

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EVERYBODY MAKES MISTAKES by Christine Kole MacLean
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"Entertaining and clever. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An innocent mistake (or three) is ill timed, as one family must be on their best behavior for a relative's wedding. Read full book review >

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MILLIE WANTS TO PLAY! by Janet Pedersen
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2004

"Toddlers will be glad to play along. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Millie the calf wants to play, but it's very early in the morning. Read full book review >

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MILLIE IN THE MEADOW by Janet Pedersen
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2003

"Picture perfect. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Millie, a cheerful cow, spots an artist setting up his tools in her field. Read full book review >

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WINNING WAYS IN SOCCER by Janet Grosshandler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1991

"Like the author's Everyone Wins at Tee Ball (1990), this will give prospective players, and their parents, a good idea of what they're getting into. (Nonfiction. 6-8)"
An introduction for young children, featuring large action photos in full color, an easy text, and an appended note for parents. Read full book review >

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MISS MOON by Janet Hill
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Enchanting for dog lovers. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Twenty succinct bits of advice for living are accompanied by whimsical oil paintings of an English governess and her canine charges. Read full book review >

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EVEN FIREFIGHTERS HUG THEIR MOMS by Christine Kole MacLean
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Riding on the wave of stories featuring everyday heroes, this story of imaginative youngsters is appealing if ultimately an extra. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Two busy children use their imaginations to become firefighters, EMTs, police officers, and more, but they still take time to give their mother the affection she desires. Read full book review >