Search Results: "Lizzie Belle Quimby"


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MY LEANING POST by Lizzie Belle Quimby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 29, 2011

"An inspirational story of a women's painful pursuit to escape the guilt that imprisoned her."
In Quimby's semi-fictionalized account, one woman shares the shame and struggle of abuse and the spiritual journey she undertook to move past it. Read full book review >

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A NEST IN SPRINGTIME by Belle Yang
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 24, 2012

"Welcome additions. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
This bilingual offering blooms. Read full book review >

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TELL ME HOW IT ENDS by Valeria Luiselli
Released: April 4, 2017

"A powerful call to action and to empathy."
A heartfelt plea to change the dialogue on Latin American children fleeing violence in their homelands to seek refuge in America. Read full book review >

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EXPECTING by Lula Belle
Released: Dec. 20, 2011

"A sharp, satisfying exploration of some of today's most controversial topics."
Belle's debut novel is a quirky alternate history from the perspective of a precocious, politically astute—and pregnant—teenager. Read full book review >

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LITTLE STALKER by Jennifer Belle
Released: May 17, 2007

"Darkly comic journey touching on love, art and the nature of obsession."
Young novelist stalled after the early success of her first book becomes increasingly fixated on a famous filmmaker she has admired since childhood. Read full book review >

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GOING DOWN by Jennifer Belle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1996

"Though finely detailed, and appealing in its madcap manner, this flurried portrait of city hustles and heartbreaks offers only a limited, eviscerated view of the perils of a life on the make."
A pleasing frolic on dangerous ground, this debut from Belle features a ditzy NYU coed's yearlong misadventures as a novice hooker, spiraling downward while she imagines herself on the road to better things. Read full book review >

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THE MARRIAGE LIE by Kimberly Belle
Released: Dec. 27, 2016

"A compelling adventure."
On the day after Iris and Will's seventh wedding anniversary, they're ready to start trying for a baby. But all is not as it seems. Read full book review >

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THE ICARUS PROJECT by Laura Quimby
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Both inventive and contrived. (Fantasy. 9-13)"
Who wouldn't want to find something earth-shatteringly unique while on an Arctic expedition? Read full book review >

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LITTLE CROC'S PURSE by Lizzie Finlay
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"Along with making worthy points about the benefits of honesty, modeling responsible financial behavior and even somehow managing to keep Little Croc from coming off as a goody-goody, she introduces a young hero who is refreshingly oblivious to gender expectations—bravo. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Demonstrating the many rewards of Right Action, Little Croc fends off his importunate friends and resolutely hauls a large coin purse he's discovered under a bush to the police station—past an oh-so-tempting shoe store, a lemonade vendor, a charity worker and Murdock, a menacing punk. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"There are some good individual lines, but it's disappointingly flat overall. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
Failing to live up to its melodramatic title, this debut sends a multiply-fostered teen into a Land of the Dead that (except for some minotaur enforcers) isn't much different from the land of the living. Read full book review >

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I LOVE MY PURSE by Belle DeMont
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Affirming of gender nonconformity if somewhat fragmented. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A purse-wearing boy inspires others to wear and do what they wish, too. Read full book review >