Search Results: "Maggee Spicer"


BOOK REVIEW

WE’LL ALL GO EXPLORING by Maggee Spicer
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"This addition to the team's other books investigating flying and sailing (We'll All Go Flying, not reviewed, etc.) will entice readers to explore their own environments. (Picture book.3-5)"
Walking through many different types of trees, three hikers discover the creatures that inhabit the various climes and seasons. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 10, 2008

"Contagious exuberance will make you want to give this beloved city a first glance or a second, or even third, chance."
Canadian and ex-pat journalist provides a whimsical guide to his many passions in Paris. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COTSWOLD MISTRESS by Michael Spicer
Released: June 1, 1992

"All they've found here is a glossy surface."
Rich, beautiful British secret agent Lady Jane Hildreth (Cotswold Murders, etc.) flips aimlessly through this new assignment. Read full book review >

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THE HOUR BEFORE MORNING by Arwen Spicer
Released: Jan. 8, 2012

"A carefully paced, rewarding sci-fi debut."
Three prisoners reflect on their violent lives as they face execution in this debut sci-fi novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COTSWOLD MOLES by Michael Spicer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 11, 1993

"Uncompelling stuff."
Lady Jane Hildreth—beautiful, blond, rich, and for ten years a British secret agent (The Cotswold Mistress, etc.) is directed by her boss (known to her only as ``Chief'') to investigate the deaths of elderly reclusive widow Veronica Langhorn, owner of Studwell Manor, and her butler-caretaker Jack Swinton. Mrs. Langhorn's husband had founded a huge petrochemical company in Australia, and it soon becomes clear to Jane that her Chief has personal connections to Australia and to the Langhorn family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 1996

"A Euroskeptic's bleak reckoning of protectionism's appallingly high price."
A concerned conservative's astute appreciation of the possible consequences of a continuing shift in the balance of economic power from Occident to Orient. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Sashi and the Puppy Mill Girl by Linda Greiner
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A sweet tale in Sashi's series that should appeal to dog lovers."
Sashi, the formerly shy sheltie, returns in this third illustrated adventure, tackling the issue of puppy mills. Read full book review >

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SOARING SOREN by Deborah Stevenson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A canine tale offers an exuberant reminder that winners come in all shapes and sizes (and should never listen to naysayers)."
Based on a beloved dog's true story, this debut picture book celebrates hard work and determination. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCHEHERAZADE'S CAT by Amy Zerner
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: March 1, 1994

"Look elsewhere for multicultural materials. (Folklore. 8+)"
Nine folktales (not fables) about animals, dragons, and humans from five continents—including an expanded version of the Egyptian "Cinderella"—constitute this well-intentioned effort. Read full book review >