Search Results: "Loretta Nyhan"


BOOK REVIEW

I'LL BE SEEING YOU by Suzanne Hayes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 28, 2013

"Engaging, charming and moving, a beautifully rendered exploration of WWII on the homefront and the type of friendship that helps us survive all manner of battles."
Two World War II soldiers' wives begin a pen-pal correspondence and help each other through the emotional upheaval of war. Read full book review >

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EMPIRE GIRLS by Suzanne Hayes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 27, 2014

"Lovely and lyrical."
When their father dies unexpectedly and leaves their home to a half brother they never knew they had, Ivy and Rose Adams head to Jazz-Age New York City to find their missing sibling, each full of expectations and unprepared for the changes the city will wreak. Read full book review >

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INTO THE WOODS by Loretta Krupinski
ANIMALS
Released: April 30, 1997

"A walk in the woods, touched by whimsy. (index) (Picture book. 7-11)"
A personal nature diary from Krupinski (Bluewater Journal, 1995, etc.) that includes drawings of familiar woodland plants and animals, as well as nature lore, folk tales, and observations, all in brown typeface that resembles hand- lettering. Read full book review >

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PIRATE TREASURE by Loretta Krupinski
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2006

"Nothing subtle here, but that may be the best course for some young audiences. (Picture book. 6-8)"
"Red sky at night, sailors delight. Red sky at morning, sailors take warning." Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 1995

"A worthwhile adventure, and a small slice of nautical history. (glossary) (Picture book. 6-9)"
Krupinski (A New England Scrapbook, 1994) notes that she pored over old logbooks and letters to create this fictional journal of a 19th-century boy's sea journey from Mystic, Conn. to Hawaii. Read full book review >

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UNFORGETTABLE by Loretta Ellsworth
FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"It's a sweet love story, where holding hands with Halle, a kiss and being loved for who you are enough to make Baxter's world anew. (Fiction. 11 & up)"
Fifteen-year-old Baxter Green has synesthesia; he hears voices as colors, textures or sounds. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 18, 2013

"Captivating and concerning, but more details would be welcome."
In the first of a planned series, McCutchen recounts coming face to face with God, Jesus, angels, demons and other visions while spending time at a strange church that she visits with her sister. Read full book review >

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DEATH AND THE REDHEADED WOMAN by Loretta Ross
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 8, 2015

"Ross' debut features a likable pair of sleuths, some local Missouri history and a nice little mystery. First of a planned series."
An auctioneer and a former Marine make a formidable pair of sleuths. Read full book review >

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DEATH & THE GRAVEDIGGER'S ANGEL by Loretta Ross
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2017

"Ross' sleuthing pair (Death and the Brewmaster's Widow, 2015, etc.) again faces a present-day murder steeped in historical detail. The subpar mystery is offset by the ripped-from-the-headlines buzz."
An auctioneer tries to help her boyfriend free a fellow veteran suffering from PTSD when he's accused of murder. Read full book review >

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DEATH & THE BREWMASTER'S WIDOW by Loretta Ross
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2016

"The second case for Death and Wren (Death of the Redheaded Woman, 2015) uses an intriguing premise to flesh out the charming detective duo."
Tragedy stalks a pair of brothers, one of them dead, the other one Death. Read full book review >

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A DUKE IN SHINING ARMOR by Loretta Chase
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 28, 2017

"Chase brings a fun blend of quirkiness and wit to a sexy love story that's both charmingly romantic and laugh-out-loud funny."
When a duke and his would-be bride both get drunk—separately—before their wedding, the best man sets off to retrieve the bride, who's climbed out a window. A series of fateful events complicates the quest and convinces the wedding refugees they're meant for each other. Read full book review >