Search Results: "Kathleen Ernst"


BOOK REVIEW

ERNST LUBITSCH by Scott Eyman
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Written for full orchestra, it captures every subtlety. (Photographs)"
Gratifying biography of one of the screen's greatest directors, by Eyman (Mary Pickford, 1992—not reviewed), film critic for the Palm Beach Post. Read full book review >

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WINNIE & ERNST by Gina Freschet
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 14, 2003

"These two will join George and Martha in the ranks of fine literary friendships. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Muddling through the challenges of their young lives, Winnie the possum and Ernst the otter complement each other in a gentle, understated manner. Read full book review >

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A MEMORY OF MUSKETS by Kathleen Ernst
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2016

"Veteran Ernst (Death on the Prairie, 2015, etc.) provides a new perspective on the Civil War woven together with a compelling mystery."
The strange atmosphere in an old cabin almost ruins a relationship. Read full book review >

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HIGHLAND FLING by Kathleen Ernst
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"Readers will wish that she and Miguel had at least gotten to the kissing part, however. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Tanya MacDonald Zeshonski is 15, and divorce has led her mom to move to North Carolina from the Wisconsin Tanya loved. Read full book review >

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MINING FOR JUSTICE  by Kathleen Ernst
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2017

"The eighth in the series contrasts the difficult life of Wisconsin's Cornish miners with the heroine's burgeoning romance, highlighting both her researching skills and her unusual feel for the past."
A curator takes on a temporary assignment in a new town. Read full book review >

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OLD WORLD MURDER by Kathleen Ernst
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"A gentle puzzler best appreciated by amateur genealogists and folk artists. The slow pace will bore most others."
Ernst, a veteran of YA fiction, introduces her first adult heroine in this cozy, small-town mystery. Read full book review >

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HERITAGE OF DARKNESS by Kathleen Ernst
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Chloe's fourth (The Light Keeper's Legacy, 2012, etc.) provides a little mystery, a little romance and a little more information about Norwegian folk art and tales."
Murder is the latest exhibit in a Norwegian folk-art museum. Read full book review >

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THE HEIRLOOM MURDERS by Kathleen Ernst
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Complex characterization and a stronger mystery make Ernst's second more likely to appeal to a broader audience than her debut, which got by largely on interesting historical tidbits still happily in evidence here."
A curator and a cop team up to solve a murder. Read full book review >

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HEARTS OF STONE by Kathleen Ernst
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Historical details never overwhelm the story, and readers will be hooked from the start. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Before he leaves to join the Union army, Hannah Cameron's father tells her, "You may look like a girl, but I know you too well. Read full book review >

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BETRAYAL AT CROSS CREEK by Kathleen Ernst
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2004

"Still, a grand read and an important addition for this age group about the Revolutionary War. (Historical fiction. 8-14)"
The American Revolution smolders in the North Carolina hills in 1775; for the thousands of recently immigrated Scots settlers, choosing sides is very difficult. Read full book review >

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Krazy Kathleen by William Tellem
Released: Feb. 10, 2016

"A lighthearted ode to books featuring eye-catching, funny pictures of an eccentric character."
A children's librarian who keeps everything in seemingly random piles teaches local residents a lesson in this tale by Tellem (Zen the Zebra, 2015, etc.), featuring illustrations by Coules. Read full book review >

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DEATH ON THE PRAIRIE by Kathleen Ernst
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2015

"This sixth adventure for Chloe (Tradition of Deceit, 2014, etc.) is a real treat for Little House fans, a fine mystery supplemented by fascinating information on the life and times of Laura Ingalls Wilder."
Two sisters take a road trip that will change their lives. Read full book review >