Search Results: "Jerrilyn Farmer"


BOOK REVIEW

THE FLAMING LUAU OF DEATH by Jerrilyn Farmer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"Enough food, adventure, Hawaiian history and ethnobotany to give you a stomachache the size of Kilhauea."
Even murder can't stop the fun when event planners Madeline Bean and Wes Westcott (Perfect Sax, 2003, etc.) kidnap bride-to-be Holly Nichols for a bachelorette bash in Hawaii. Read full book review >

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MUMBO GUMBO by Jerrilyn Farmer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 11, 2003

"Mad's hardcover debut serves up enough tasty twists to make up for the plot's few stale romantic turns."
Hit TV game show Food Freak is starving for writers. Read full book review >

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PERFECT SAX by Jerrilyn Farmer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Farmer adds spice to the standard ingredients to whip up something a little edgier than the usual fare."
Although two suitors vie for her affections, the only other person in caterer Madeline Bean's bed these days turns out to a recent employee—and a very, very dead one at that. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER AT THE ACADEMY AWARDS by Joan Rivers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2009

A celebrity interviewer's once-in-a-lifetime "get" threatens to guarantee that that lifetime will be brief. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FARMER DOOGIE by Peter Curry
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2002

Farmer Doogie is a good and handy—and busy soul. Read full book review >

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FARMER BOY by Garth Williams
Released: Oct. 1, 1933

"The story of a vanishing phase of American life, with delightful illustrations by Helen Sewell."
A juvenile AS THE EARTH TURNS. Read full book review >

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FARMER HAM by Alec Sillifant
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Spoor's paintings find great variety and humor in his bird villains, and young listeners should take great pleasure in anticipating the ending. (Picture book. 3-6)"
With the noisy crows growing in number and audacity, what can a farmer do? Read full book review >

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FARMER DUCK by Martin Waddell
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"MPQUOTEPAGECOUNT 58): a book with all the marks of a nursery classic. (Picture book. 2-7)"
A faithful duck labors while the indolent farmer lazes in bed, eating candy and occasionally inquiring, "How goes the work?"—to which the duck replies, "Quack!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STANLEY THE FARMER by William Bee
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Steady and bright, this will appeal to toddlers looking for comfort, not thrills. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A cartoonlike hamster named Stanley and two other small mammals demonstrate the steps used to plant, maintain and harvest wheat at a typical commercial farm. Read full book review >

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WINNIE FINN, WORM FARMER by Carol Brendler
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 7, 2009

"An author's note includes directions for creating a worm farm and sources. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Winnie Finn, worm farmer extraordinaire, would love to win a prize at the annual county fair, so she can buy herself a new wagon. Read full book review >