Search Results: "Judy Clemens"


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THE DAY WILL COME by Judy Clemens
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Though Stella and her friends often seem an unlikely bunch, Clemens certainly keeps you guessing."
Love, milk, murder and rock and roll. Read full book review >

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EMBRACE THE GRIM REAPER by Judy Clemens
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2009

"Clemens (Different Paths, 2008, etc.) features a new leading lady with the promise of depth, though her climax, whose timing seems off, could be penalized for unnecessary roughness."
A transient tries to solve a small-town mystery with Death by her side. Read full book review >

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DYING ECHO by Judy Clemens
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Having Death as her tipster makes sleuthing easier for Casey (Flowers for Her Grave, 2011, etc.), whose latest adventure provides mystery, romance and the hope that she'll get her life back together."
A woman with a dark past must confront her demons to save her brother from a murder charge. Read full book review >

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FLOWERS FOR HER GRAVE by Judy Clemens
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Death is annoying, and Clemens steamrolls her plot to an abrupt conclusion in the last few pages, but Casey is bearable in small doses."
Would you want Death as your sidekick, even if you were on the run? Read full book review >

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LEAVE TOMORROW BEHIND by Judy Clemens
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Unfortunately, the intended wit and quirkiness with which Clemens (Flowers for Her Grave, 2011, etc.) attempts to endow her characters often misses the mark, leaving Stella less interesting than she's supposed to be."
A folksy fair turned deadly forces an unconventional dairy farmer to solve more than just a murder to save the day. Read full book review >

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DIFFERENT PATHS by Judy Clemens
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A sprightly tale and a surprising ending, along with Clemens's trademark quirky characters."
A sleuthing dairy farmer has her hands full with a lady killer. Read full book review >

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Released: April 8, 1965

"An excellent outlet for exuberant young comedians, and an ideal introduction to the always popular art of puppetry."
JUDY: Well, what do you want, old lobster nose? Read full book review >

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JUDY MOODY GETS FAMOUS! by Megan McDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"New chapter-book readers will enjoy watching Judy's moods, and the ensuing complications, unfold. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Envious of classmate and spelling-bee champ Jessica's picture in the local paper, the irrepressible third grader introduced in Judy Moody (2000) tries for her own 15 minutes of fame. Read full book review >

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PUNCH WITH JUDY by Avi
by Avi, illustrated by Emily Lisker
ADVENTURE
Released: April 30, 1993

"Lisker's incisively sketched figures lighten the format. (Fiction. 10-14)"
In a dark tale like the verso of one of Sid Fleischman's comic adventures of traveling performers, Avi explores the idea that great clowns derive power from a profound sense of the tragic. Read full book review >

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JUDY MOODY by Megan McDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2000

"Surefire fare for Cleary, Kline, and Hurwitz fans. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Changeable skies arch over a third-grader's moodscape in this easy-reading chapter book from the versatile McDonald (The Night Iguana Left Home, 1999, etc). Read full book review >

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JUDY GARLAND by David Shipman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 10, 1993

"If you can take it, it's a great story. (Twenty-four pages of b&w photographs)"
Big, heart-heavy bio of Garland that—though never stylish- -holds throughout. Read full book review >

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BECOMING JUDY CHICAGO by Gail Levin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"A gift for those interested in the history of American art and the history of feminism."
An engrossing, vivid study of the life and work of one of America's most important feminist artists. Read full book review >