Search Results: "Kathy Eldon"


BOOK REVIEW

IN THE HEART OF LIFE by Kathy  Eldon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"A vibrant, interesting book marred by an overabundance of detail and an overreliance on cosmic signs taken for predestined wonders."
A TV and film producer's memoir of a rich life lived as an American expatriate in Britain and Kenya and of the remarkable relationship she had with her son, photojournalist Dan Eldon. Read full book review >

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TURTLE ISLAND by Eldon Yellowhorn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Overall, the book offers an appealing introduction to the diverse nations and remarkable resilience of the original inhabitants of this continent and is likely to inspire respect, pride, and a desire to learn more. (maps, sources, further reading, index not seen) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A comprehensive overview of the Indigenous populations of North America from 100,000 years ago until the present in just over 100 pages is an ambitious undertaking. Read full book review >

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Dead Girl in a Charleston Marsh by Eldon G Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 24, 2014

"A run-of-the-mill but entertaining whodunit."
In Brown's (A Devil in the Drone, 2013, etc.) straightforward detective story, a private investigator must solve a former CIA agent's murder in Charleston, South Carolina. Read full book review >

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ALL THE WAY GONE by D. James Eldon
Released: July 9, 2009

"Enjoyable more as an intriguing drama than a procedural page-turner."
In Eldon's debut mystery, a husband returns from his morning jog to find his wife missing, but the authorities aren't ready to pronounce him innocent. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DUCK & COMPANY by Kathy Caple
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 15, 2007

"Snap this one up—it's sure to fly off the shelves. (Early reader. 5-8)"
Duck and Rat co-own a bookstore, and this easy reader's five chapters offer a charming glimpse into the highs and lows of their workaday life. Read full book review >

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JUST DUCKY by Kathy Mallat
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"A charmer. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Ducky searches high and low for a friend who can play, but discovers that the best friend he can have is literally right under his nose. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAPA PRIDE by Kathy Mallat
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"Good nature storytime choice. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Mallat illustrates a family's expression of love and pride through a series of scenes denoting the confidence and security of young wolf cubs as their nurturing and patient papa wolf guides them. Read full book review >

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AND THE GOOD BROWN EARTH by Kathy Henderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"However Gram and Joe may differ in their methods, their shared pleasure in the bounteous results comes through clearly. (Picture book. 6-8)"
As a year turns, Gran and little Joe tend adjacent garden patches—Gran digging, planting careful rows, and methodically tending to business, Joe exuberantly broadcasting his seeds, fooling around with the hose, pulling whatever catches his eye. Read full book review >