Search Results: "Linda Geddes"


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BUMPOLOGY by Linda Geddes
NON-FICTION
Released: March 11, 2014

"Straightforward, stress-reducing answers to the most common pregnancy and post-pregnancy questions."
A compilation of advice on pregnancy, birth and infants. Read full book review >

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DOWN IN THE GARDEN by Anne Geddes
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 1996

"A sweet bouquet of babies. (First printing of 150,000; author tour)"
Australian photographer Geddes (The Twelve Days of Christmas, 1995) is well known for her, well, strange pictures of babies. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Novel, to say the least—and despite the weird conclusions, a solid introduction to the subject. (Illustrations.)"
A theological Tootsie Roll pop from MacGregor (Philosophy/USC): a tasty study of beliefs about life after death, with a gooey mess at the center—the author's own decidedly unusual views on the matter. Read full book review >

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THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS by Anne Geddes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 1995

"Geddes's first children's book looks like it can't miss. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A popular seasonal work is packaged with sparkling full-color photographs of undeniably adorable infants dressed up as the characters in the song. Read full book review >

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A SPECIAL KIND OF NIGHTMARE by Paul Geddes
Released: April 28, 1989

Another convoluted, character-rich episode for fat widower Ludo Fender and comely widow Antonia Strachan, both of Britain's Central Crimes Bureau—the anti-corruption unit that was at the center of A State of Corruption (1986). Read full book review >

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WHY I LOVE MY DAD by Alison Reynolds
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2015

"Pap created for a Hallmark holiday—nothing more. (Picture book. 3-5)"
This little girl's dad may not be able to do some things, but he's good at what he can do. Read full book review >

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HASH by Torgny Lindgren
Kirkus Star
by Torgny Lindgren, translated by Tom Geddes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2004

"A brilliant comic novel, unlike anything else you've ever read."
The continuity of the life force takes charmingly eccentric form in this latest from Swedish author Lindgren (The Way of the Serpent, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >

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BLIND GODDESS by Tom Geddes
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 5, 2012

"Fans of Henning Mankell's majestically lumbering police procedurals will relish every twist in the long road to resolution. Less patient readers should look to Hanne's later adventures."
Politics and drugs make uneasy bedfellows in this first case for Hanne Wilhelmsen, the Oslo police inspector most recently seen on these shores in 1222 (2011). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A frustrating read that promises more than it delivers."
In this study of Swedish crime-writing sensation Stieg Larsson (1954-2004), journalist Pettersson, who published Larsson's first book in 2001 (not part of the Millenium Trilogy) opens with the claim that it is "not a biography in the conventional sense." Read full book review >

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WELCOME HOME! by Kristin Earhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 16, 2015

"This agreeable story may well send its readers in search of the classic that was its inspiration. (Fiction. 7-10)"
A new chapter-book series builds on the familiar world of Marguerite Henry's Misty of Chincoteague (1947).Read full book review >

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LONG JOHN SILVER by Björn Larsson
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"Still, the genial old salt is harmless enough and capable of telling a fair and bloody old memory more often than not."
Swedish writer Larsson's first US publication, a retelling of the life of the pirate Silver, is a mild confection, perhaps sweetest for fans of Treasure Island who can rely on that classic to provide the motive to keep turning these many pages. Read full book review >