Search Results: "Jeni Bassett"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PIGRATES CLEAN UP by Steven Kroll
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 1993

Captain Dan is to be married, so he rallies his crew of pigs/pirates into a clean-up frenzy (``How can Kate and I be wed/If you look like unmade beds?''). Read full book review >

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THE CHICKS' TRICK by Jeni Bassett
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1995

"A book that is generous in spirit, and snug to the finish. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mrs. Heckle and Mrs. Peckle are hens, but readers don't need to be country dwellers to recognize them. Read full book review >

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NEVER SAY STARK NAKED by Marjory Bassett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"The fairy-tale ending and many romantic conventions will be hurdles for some readers, but the heroine's fidelity to her roots gives her a compassion that seems unmistakably genuine."
Returning for her debut to a more genteel, innocent age—when a beautiful working girl could leave Kansas for Manhattan and find fulfillment—the 81-year-old Bassett finds the charms (and the liabilities) of that vintage romantic premise. Read full book review >

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WORDS AND THEIR MEANINGS by Kate Bassett
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 8, 2014

"A contemplative look at redemption and relationships for readers with more literary tastes. (Fiction. 13-18)"
When Anna's uncle—really, he was more like a brother—Joe died, so did her passion for words. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 4, 2008

"A detailed, easy-to-follow guide to the all-too-common problem of theft in the workplace."
A reference book of practical information that can be used as a standalone crime-fighting guide for business owners and managers, or in conjunction with the website TheftStopper.com. Read full book review >

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THE SONG OF ISAAC by Robert M. Bassett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 29, 2010

"Well-crafted, unorthodox take on the story of Isaac and his kin."
The dramatic extrapolation of an ancient story. Read full book review >

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THE XIDORAN PROPHECY by Elaine Bassett
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 15, 2013

"Imaginative in its construction of a fantastical world, but the story proceeds at a sluggish, less-than-fantastical pace."
Debut author Bassett offers a sci-fi/fantasynovel about time travel, rare coins and life in the country. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2012

"A welcome addition to the war record and a solid elucidation of the Nazi spy system."
A London journalist makes a convincing case for the quietly subversive pro-British diplomacy of the head of the Abwehr. Read full book review >