Search Results: "Linda Stasi"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SIXTH STATION by Linda Stasi
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"Stasi trots out the usual tricks in this provocative but often clunky thriller that spotlights an evil conspiracy and a slightly past-her-prime reporter who chases a murky truth through numerous time zones, leaving the bad guys scrambling to keep their nefarious plans intact."
Media talking head and newspaper columnist Stasi pens a conspiracy thriller that chases the legend of a terrorist who might be more than he seems. Read full book review >

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BOOK OF JUDAS by Linda Stasi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"A page-turner offering a modern interpretative twist on the life and teachings of Jesus."
A New York journalist must unravel secrets related to the lost Gospel of Judas. Read full book review >

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I LOVE YOU, NOSE! I LOVE YOU, TOES! by Linda Davick
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2013

"Sharing this jolly, cheeky ode with little ones will produce some giggles while helping to instill an appreciation for the wondrous human body and all its necessary parts. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A bubbly celebration of the human body. Read full book review >

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LOVE YOU WHEN... by Linda Kranz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Artistically inspirational, if not inspired itself. (Picture book. 3-8)"
This love letter of a book from parent to child includes lovely photographs of carefully arranged and painted rocks, but an uninspired text falls short of its original artistic conceit. Read full book review >

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HOW I NAMED THE BABY by Linda Shute
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1993

A new gambit in the waiting-for-the-baby game: after James volunteers to help think of the perfect name, he and his family discuss and negotiate a typical—and amusing—array of suggestions: James's ``Mapleanne'' (``a little too new,'' Dad demurs); Grams's ``fine old family names...Gomer, Ethel'' (``a little too old,'' says James). Read full book review >

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ALFONSE, WHERE ARE YOU? by Linda Wikler
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1996

"Spirited watercolors, in a realistic style, show all the fun. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Alfonse is a big goose compared to Little Bird, and when they play hide-and-seek together, it takes Alfonse a while to find a place large enough for cover. Read full book review >

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EYE SPY by Linda Bourke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

A cleverly designed book with a single letter plus four square illustrations across each double spread. Read full book review >

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CENTER OF EVERYTHING by Linda Urban
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2013

"A poignant, finely wrought exploration of grief. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Sixth-grader Ruby Pepperdine always used to be "good at figuring out what she was supposed to do," but since her grandmother's death, she's lost the center of everything. Read full book review >

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LOST BOY by Linda Newbery
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2008

"The author fairly successfully interweaves contemporary events with the past and reality with the mystical to frame a mildly engaging story. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Matt Lanchester, biking on a country road near his new home in Wales, believes that he was nearly killed after he experiences a supernatural accident with a phantom speeding car. Read full book review >

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A TASTE FOR RABBIT by Linda Zuckerman
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"The frustrating lack of closure begs for a sequel. (Fiction. 10-14)"
This uneven allegory will have a difficult time finding an audience. Read full book review >