Search Results: "Kirstie Edmunds"


BOOK REVIEW

BRUNO & LULU'S PLAYGROUND ADVENTURES by Patricia Lakin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2014

"A playful, comic romp of a book for new readers. (Early reader. 7-9)"
All the playground's a stage for these two pals. Read full book review >

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SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK STAR by Audrey Vernick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Great for a rocking storytime and budding performers of all kinds, while quieter audience members can sit back and enjoy the show or get lost in the many colorfully designed guitar picks on the endpapers. Encore! (Picture book. 4-7)"
The title strikes the right note, landing somewhere between a taunt and an invitation. Those intrigued will be rewarded by a wicked good time created by new picture-book partners Vernick and Edmunds. Read full book review >

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THE MONSTER WHO LOST HIS MEAN by Tiffany Strelitz Haber
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 17, 2012

"Readers will chime in with the 'hip, hip hooray' this cuddly-looking creature earns when he finally embraces and celebrates his differences. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Although there are many stories about the perils and rewards of a monster's turning nice, this one goes a little further, touching upon being rejected by peers, being bullied and eventually being at ease with who one is. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 2, 1998

"Such is the unadorned pleasure of Edmunds's book, its rare scholarly intimacy, that there can be little doubt that he delighted in his fieldwork very much. (illustrations, not seen)"
Few drinks achieve such complex and ambiguous symbolism as the martini, and likely few writers could decode it as well as the polished Edmunds (Classics/Rutgers Univ.). Read full book review >

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SOUL MATES FOR ETERNITY by Alvin Edmunds
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 5, 2013

"A comforting read for romantics of all kinds."
A debut memoir about love and life after death. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RED RIGHT RETURNING by Anne St. Edmunds
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 9, 1996

"Different and diverting."
A first novel with a picturesque setting—tiny Dutchman's Island, off the New England coast. Read full book review >

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99 by Wayne Gretzky
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"Not a complete history of the NHL, but this enjoyable book provides an overview that will educate longtime fans and relative newcomers alike."
The Great One delivers a personal history of the National Hockey League. Read full book review >