Search Results: "Lyle Leverich"


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TOM by Lyle Leverich
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Affectionate and affecting, dense with arresting detail, likely to be definitive. (50 b&w photos, not seen) (First printing of 50,000; first serial to the New Yorker)"
Artistically and psychologically acute biography of the great American poet-playwright. Read full book review >

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LETHALLY BLONDE by Patrice Lyle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 1, 2012

"Like cotton candy, this is fun even if it isn't filling. (Paranormal chick lit. 14 & up)"
A pact with the Devil leads to trouble for one teenage demon. Read full book review >

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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN by David A. Adler
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 15, 1992

"Index. (Biography. 8-11)"
In the author's ``First Biography'' series (presenting more substantial information than his ``Picture Book'' biographies but still easily read): an excellent introduction with a goodly collection of revealing, not always familiar anecdotes enlivening a straightforward account of many of Franklin's most outstanding accomplishments, clearly set in their historical time. Read full book review >

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BEST ENEMIES by Kathleen Leverich
Released: April 25, 1989

From the first day of school, when Felicity Doll tricks Priscilla out of the desk Priscilla had first, the two are natural enemies. Read full book review >

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THE NEW YOU by Kathleen Leverich
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"An engaging and enjoyably limned journey to self-discovery. (Fiction. 12-14)"
In this slim and breezy read, Leverich combines the universal problem of fitting in at a new school with a thought-provoking fantasy. Read full book review >

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BEST ENEMIES FOREVER by Kathleen Leverich
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"By the end, Felicity gets a much-deserved comeuppance (it won't necessarily satisfy the readers who want to see her drawn and quartered), bringing this engrossing transitional bookof which there are too fewto a fine and funny close. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 7+)"
Felicity Doll, self-proclaimed star, is once again out to make Priscilla Robin miserable in Leverich's third book about the duo (Best Enemies Again, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

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A DEADLY TAIL by Dixie Lyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"This fourth outing for Whiskey, Tango, and Foxtrot (Marked Fur Murder, 2015, etc.) isn't much of a mystery, but it's a witty, zany story whose delightful animals are vastly entertaining."
Scene-stealing animals are the stars of this ghostly mystery. Read full book review >

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CHAZZONOS by Lyle Rockler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 20, 2011

"A thoughtful, entertaining look at the ties—music, community, family—that bind."
In this novel, a middle-aged Jewish cantor's life changes after an unexpected inheritance gives him new freedom. Read full book review >

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On A Fool's Errand by Lyle Wammer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 25, 2016

"An unforgiving story about abuse in a fractured and ruined family."
A young girl struggles through life with an alcohol-swilling mother and a violent stepfather in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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Terminal Justice by Lyle Howard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 21, 2015

"A taut suspense tale energized by a unique premise, dastardly criminals, and a resilient hero."
In Howard's (It's About Time, 2016, etc.) thriller, a longtime police investigator fights criminals by using hopeless cancer patients as suicide bombers. Read full book review >