Search Results: "Liesl Schillinger"


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EVERY DAY, EVERY HOUR by Liesl Schillinger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 28, 2012

"Dragnic avoids mawkishness by keeping her focus on the ache of love and on the difficulties of its fulfillment."
While no Romeo and Juliet, Luka and Dora turn out to be lovers almost as star-crossed as their Elizabethan counterparts. Read full book review >

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JACK by Liesl Shurtliff
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Fans of retold fairy tales will be well-satisfied. (author's note) (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Boom! Boom! Boom! Giants are real! Jack sees them slide down from Above to raid his farm. Worse, they take his Papa. Read full book review >

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RED by Liesl Shurtliff
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"Fairy-tale fun with resonant depth makes for another solid outing. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
In another of her fairy-tale mashups, Shurtliff brings inventive new dimensions to Granny and Red, whom readers met in the companion book, Rump (2013). Read full book review >

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RUMP by Liesl Shurtliff
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 9, 2013

"As good as gold. (author's note) (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Shurtliff turns the Rumpelstiltskin tale on end, providing the heartbreaking yet humorous history of the manikin's dilemma. Read full book review >

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CHICAGO RENAISSANCE by Liesl Olson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"A valuable, perspective-shifting work of both cultural and Midwestern history."
A strong argument for the Midwestern city's place as a hub for modernism as vibrant as Paris, Berlin, and New York. Read full book review >