Search Results: "Lori Evert"


BOOK REVIEW

THE TINY WISH by Lori Evert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"With its intriguing photographs but less-than-compelling story, this will appeal mainly to fans of her first outing. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little girl named Anja has another Scandinavian-themed adventure in this story illustrated with supersized photographs, a companion to The Christmas Wish (2013).Read full book review >

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THE REINDEER WISH by Lori Evert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Committed fans of the first two books may be pleased, but this comes across as more coffee-table self-indulgence on the part of the creators than a picture book with broad child appeal. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The creators of The Christmas Wish (2013) and The Tiny Wish (2015) return with their daughter for another extravagantly photographed Nordic adventure.Read full book review >

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THE CHRISTMAS WISH by Lori Evert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"A captivating Christmas story with a magic all its own. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Make a wish—for a truly magical Christmas story with supersized photographs of a darling little girl napping with a polar bear, meeting a reindeer and flying across the snowy sky in Santa's sleigh. Read full book review >

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Forbidden by Lori Adams
Released: April 15, 2014

"An action-packed, satisfying love story gets this supernatural series off to a rousing start."
Adam's (Unforgiven, 2015, etc.) debut paranormal YA romance, the first in her Soulkeepers trilogy, pits angels against demons as they war over souls in modern-day Connecticut. Read full book review >

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SUBSTITUTE ME by Lori Tharps
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 24, 2010

"A simple, readable tale takes an unusual detour before returning to predictable terrain."
A year spent working as a nanny in Brooklyn helps directionless Zora discover that her true passions are cooking and her boss's husband. Read full book review >

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FIFTY WRITERS ON <i>FIFTY SHADES OF GREY</i> by Lori Perkins
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 20, 2012

"Gimmicks aside, the essays are mostly informative and intelligent."
A collection of essays from a variety of perspectives on the best-selling erotic romance series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 10, 1996

"Still, Johnny Spain's life story is so powerful, and so inspirational, that it overcomes its narrator's limitations. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A moving journey through a black activist's turbulent life. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"More adventurous than cow-tipping."
A beguiling memoir by an American who arrived in the Soviet Union two weeks before Gorbachev was ousted from office. Read full book review >

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THE BIGNESS OF THE WORLD by Lori Ostlund
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"An achingly beautiful collection as unpredictable and resonant as life itself."
The world is both terrifyingly huge and unbelievably small for the cast of characters in this debut collection from Ostlund (After the Parade, 2015). Read full book review >

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LOVE OF THE GAME by Lori Wilde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2016

"The romance unfolds at a leisurely pace, balancing intense emotions with heartwarming family moments."
In this sweet installment of the Stardust, Texas series, a small-town belle forces a big-league player to take a seventh-inning stretch. Read full book review >

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A WEDDING FOR CHRISTMAS by Lori Wilde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"A solid Christmas romance that fans of the series will love, in which the sappy, sweet setting is balanced by the realistically depicted emotional challenges of the hero and heroine."
Two lonely people find each other again in this classic small-town contemporary romance with a holiday theme. Read full book review >

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MILLION DOLLAR COWBOY by Lori Wilde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2017

"The fifth book in Wilde's Cupid series is pretty heavy on the bad boy/good girl trope but manages to mostly make it work."
Kaia Alzate is a veterinary student who loves all animals—wild and domestic. Will her compassion and hope be enough to tame Ridge Lockhart, the wild man of her dreams? Read full book review >