Search Results: "Jennifer Probst"


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EVERYWHERE AND EVERY WAY by Jennifer Probst
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 2016

"Probst's fans will enjoy the unusual setup of her latest romance even if it lacks surprises."
Property Brothers meets Divine Design in a contemporary romance with high-stakes family drama. Read full book review >

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SEARCHING FOR PERFECT by Jennifer Probst
ROMANCE
Released: April 29, 2014

"Not perfect but fun and flirtatious, with enough potent emotional touchstones to keep the reader engaged."
When Kennedy agrees to help Nate—a walking nerd cliché—re-invent himself to find the woman of his dreams, she's in no danger of falling for him: She has an aversion to relationships and a thing for perfection, and he's far from perfect. Isn't he? Read full book review >

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THE MARRIAGE MERGER by Jennifer Probst
ROMANCE
Released: July 30, 2013

"Another hot, sexy, satisfying installment in the Marriage to a Billionaire series from romance phenom Probst."
Despite her siblings' recent successful marriages, Julietta Conte has no desire to seek a partner, unless it involves the family bakery business; unfortunately, a magic spell, her mother's machinations and the sexiest man she's ever met are wreaking havoc on her resolutions—and her heart. Read full book review >

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FORBIDDEN PASSAGE by Jeff Probst
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2014

"Exactly what fans of the franchise should expect. (Suspense. 8-12)"
This series opener, a companion to Probst and Tebbetts' Stranded books, finds the recently rescued children shipwrecked yet again on another tropical island, this one perhaps not deserted. Read full book review >

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HORSE-TRADING AND ECSTASY by Barbara Probst Solomon
Released: March 28, 1989

A ragged stocking of a book into which Solomon has stuffed an assortment of literary essays, interviews, political analyses, and a few bits of nostalgia. Read full book review >

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SMART HEARTS IN THE CITY by Barbara Probst Solomon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"Much else here is stitched out of self-obsessed aperáus and throwaway small-sector sociology, and the weave is neither tight nor enveloping."
Katy Becker is a woman living in what used to be called ``reduced circumstances''—a child of rich Upper East Side and Connecticut summer-estate-owning Jews (who proceeded to lose almost everything in the Crash), then the wife of an earnest law professor, who suddenly died on her, leaving her a young widow with a son. Read full book review >

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WHEN HISTORY IS BURIED ALONGSIDE THE BODIES
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham

Cover Story: Big Face Split Screen
BFF Charm: Yay
Swoonworthy Scale: 1
Talky Talk: She Said, He Said
Bonus Factors: Awesome Grownups
Relationship Status: So This Is Love

Cover Story: Big Face Split Screen

As a rule, I generally don’t like Big Face covers, and as with all rules, there are exceptions ...


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PIG KAHUNA PIRATES! by Jennifer Sattler
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Here's hoping that this welcome return presages plenty of additional adventures. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Fans of porcine siblings Fergus and Dink's first outing will be thrilled to welcome them back to the beach, while pirate-loving listeners (familiar or not) will be particularly pleased. Read full book review >

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A CHICK 'N' PUG CHRISTMAS by Jennifer Sattler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Pug needs to retire to the land of unmotivated characters, and Chick deserves his own show next time. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lethargic Pug dresses like Santa to celebrate Christmas with his best friend, energetic little Chick, in their third outing together. Read full book review >

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IT'S HALLOWEEN NIGHT! by Jennifer O'Connell
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Get ready for enthusiastic participation, and do not forget to find the small spider placed on each spread. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Looking for a simple title about Halloween for the youngest readers? Rhyming text sets up an interactive guessing game that may just be the treat to share with the toddler and early-preschool set. Read full book review >

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PRETEND by Jennifer  Plecas
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"Darling and genuine. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A sweet, imaginative father-son adventure. Read full book review >

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PLAYGROUND DAY! by Jennifer Merz
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 17, 2007

"In an era of elaborate schedules for the youngest of children, Merz's simply executed tale is a reminder to return to the basics, encouraging readers to unfetter their imaginations and embrace the creative opportunities unstructured outdoor play affords. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Merz offers a celebratory ode to the splendor of playgrounds, her verses taking readers on an exploration of a child's imagination. Read full book review >