Search Results: "Jean Conder Soule"


BOOK REVIEW

NEVER TEASE A WEASEL by Jean Conder Soule
ANIMALS
Released: March 27, 2007

"Not every re-illustrated reissue is an improvement, but here's an exception. (Picture book. 6-8)"
New illustrations add a visual zip to this bit of verbal tomfoolery that was missing from the 1964 original. Read full book review >

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EAT CROW AND DIE by Maris Soule
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 10, 2015

"P.J.'s third (As the Crow Flies, 2011, etc.) provides plenty of suspects and motives while delving deeper into a fraught romantic relationship."
An accountant with sleuthing experience works to prove her boyfriend innocent of murder. Read full book review >

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ECHOES OF TERROR by Maris Soule
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 2017

"Soule takes a break from her P.J. Benson series (Eat Crow and Die, 2015, etc.) for a hair-raising thriller that breaks no new ground but has all the excitement it needs to keep you reading."
An Alaska cop whose past is shrouded in secrecy must deal with a crime that revives all her horrifying memories. Read full book review >

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AS THE CROW FLIES by Maris Soule
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 16, 2011

"Combines just the right amount of romance with a puzzle good enough to keep readers guessing."
A speech on scams that rural Michigan CPA P.J. Benson (The Crows, 2007) gives at a local library plunges her into a second murder investigation. Read full book review >

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THE CROWS by Maris Soule
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 12, 2007

"Veteran romancer Soule skillfully combines suspense, mystery and romance in a fast-moving tale."
Beware the menace posed by a dying man, a sniper in the woods and killer ladybugs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YONDERFEL’S CASTLE by Jean Gralley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"The result is a dry twist on a universal truth: Truly, no good deed goes unpunished. (Picture book. 5-9)"
King Yonderfel was once revered for his generous spirit; he beckoned all travelers to visit until his castle overflowed with guests. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIS IS NOT A BOOK by Jean Jullien
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2016

"A decidedly mixed bag of ideas that does not quite come together. (Board book. 3-5)"
This unusual board book is a visual ode to both the rectangular and things that open and close. Read full book review >

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BEFORE & AFTER by Jean Jullien
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2017

"Older preschoolers maturing from concrete thinking to more abstract thought will find this a hoot. (Board book. 3-5)"
Whimsical illustrations challenge young readers to go beyond the obvious. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEN LITTLE CHRISTMAS PRESENTS by Jean Marzollo
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Teachers and librarians will find this a good fit for story hours about counting or Christmas presents, although its trim size limits its use to smaller audiences. (Picture book. 1-5)"
Marzollo, the author of the clever rhymes in the I Spy series, offers a reverse counting book for toddlers and preschoolers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DANIEL IN THE LION’S DEN by Jean Marzollo
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"2004). (Nonfiction. 3-8)"
Marzollo, author of the I Spy series, here turns her hand to illustration as well in the first of a new series of Bible story retellings for young children. Read full book review >

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WE'LL NEVER BE APART by Emiko Jean
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Realistic characters make good use of a gothic setting that will attract anyone with a taste for the edge. (Thriller. 12-16) "
Can Alice ever unravel her relationship with her twin sister, Cellie? Read full book review >