Search Results: "Lisa Fiedler"


BOOK REVIEW

MOUSEHEART by Lisa Fiedler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2014

"Another stalwart mouse with a brave heart will win fans in this captivating underground adventure. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
A naïve mouse discovers his true mettle when he's accidentally plunged into a world of warring rats, mice and feral cats in Brooklyn's underground transit tunnels. Read full book review >

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RETURN OF THE FORGOTTEN by Lisa Fiedler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"A satisfying, exciting, and fitting finale to a memorable mouse saga. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
In this final volume of the Mouseheart Trilogy, warrior mouse Hopper seeks his estranged brother while a new traitor threatens the peace of underground Atlantia. Read full book review >

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HOPPER'S DESTINY by Lisa Fiedler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2015

"Mouse fantasy fans will cheer brave-hearted Hopper's latest adventure. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
In this sequel to Mouseheart (2014), warrior mouse Hopper finds himself on the streets of Brooklyn, where he discovers new allies for his efforts to bring peace to the rodents of the subway tunnels.Read full book review >

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ROMEO’S EX by Lisa Fiedler
CLASSICS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Deftly drawing on the play's lyric language and heart-wrenching plot, Fiedler fleshes out her own engaging pair of star-crossed lovers, giving the timeless tale enough twists to engross Shakespearean fans and novices alike. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet gets an extreme makeover with a feminist flavor. Read full book review >

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DATING HAMLET by Lisa Fiedler
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Consequently, despite sending the joyfully reunited lovers off at the end to Verona to visit Hamlet's school buddy Romeo, Fiedler hasn't transformed Tragedy into Romance, but into a heavy-handed tract on the battle of the sexes. (Fiction. YA)"
The author of several "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" and "Mary Kate and Ashley" titles converts Shakespeare's play into a frothy tale of colluding lovers with more than revenge on their minds. Read full book review >

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CURTIS PIPERFIELD'S BIGGEST FAN by Lisa Fiedler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 1995

"Young romance readers will love it and long for more. (Fiction. 11-13)"
Although he's a year younger, Curtis is a talented guitarist and an aspiring rock star whose biggest (and only) fan is C.C., short for Cecily. Read full book review >

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LUCKY ME by Lisa Fiedler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 19, 1998

"The cast of perfectly realized characters is headed by the bright and talented C.C., who remains her own person through it all. (Fiction. 11-14)"
The last time readers met Cecily "C.C." Carruthers (Curtis Piperfield's Biggest Fan, 1995, etc.), she had just become the first girl in her ninth-grade class at St. Read full book review >

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A FIERY FRIENDSHIP by Lisa Fiedler
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 16, 2017

"A fast-paced series opener. (Fantasy. 12-17)"
Dorothy wasn't the first young girl to take an epic journey down the Yellow Brick Road. Read full book review >

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ARTHUR FIEDLER by Johanna Fiedler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 11, 1994

"Only Fiedler enthusiasts and habituÇs of the classical music scene will want to wade through the run-of-the-mill pop psychologizing featured here."
The daughter of Boston's beloved maestro transposes the familiar laments of a star's adult child into the world of classical music. Read full book review >

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DEATH DROPS by Chrystle Fiedler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 15, 2012

"Fiedler's first foray into the mystery genre focuses too little on the mystery and too much on providing advice on how to treat various ailments with natural remedies."
A naturopathic doctor's visit to her relatives turns into a life-altering experience. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 30, 2001

"One couldn't ask for a more knowledgeable guide to the inner workings of the Met."
A thoroughgoing, eyeball-rolling institutional history of the Metropolitan Opera that concentrates on the personalities to pretty much the exclusion of the art, from Fiedler (Arthur Fiedler, 1994), for 15 years the press representative of the Met. Read full book review >

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SCENT TO KILL by Chrystle Fiedler
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"Like Willow's debut, this sequel is stronger on aromatherapy than mystery."
A naturopathic doctor tries to help a former boyfriend stay out of jail for murder. Read full book review >