Search Results: "Maria T Resele"


BOOK REVIEW

Eat Well and Feel Fabulous by Maria T Resele
NON-FICTION
Released: June 24, 2013

"Well-seasoned recipes served up with prose that readers need to take with a pinch of salt."
In her debut cookbook, the author offers recipes and tips on preparing international dishes for family meals. Read full book review >

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THE STAR OF CHRISTMAS by Maria T. DiVencenzo
Released: Oct. 15, 2009

"A well-crafted tale that delivers an old, important message in a fresh, attractively imagined vehicle."
A sleepy child, addressed by the ornaments on her Christmas tree, teaches them and young readers about the true meaning of the holiday. Read full book review >

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WATCH OUT, HOLLYWOOD! by Maria T. Lennon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Lennon's over-the-top tale and larger-than-life characters and situations aren't exactly credible, but readers who like their characters big and brash will suspend their disbelief and enjoy. (Fiction. 7-11)"
A 12-year-old girl with big dreams struggles to reconcile her towering ambition with the demands of just being a good person. Read full book review >

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CONFESSIONS OF A SO-CALLED MIDDLE CHILD by Maria T. Lennon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Readers will admire the unabashedly quirky Charlie as she embarks upon her journey of self-understanding and transformation with verve. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Eager to escape her troubled history, 12-year-old Charlie is ready to start over. Read full book review >

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WILL by Maria Boyd
FICTION
Released: July 13, 2010

"Still, Will's feelings and relationship struggles are authentic, and the dialogue is crisp when the author pulls her message punches. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Aussie soccer jock and guitar player Will is forced to join the band of his high school's musical as punishment for mooning a bus full of girls. Read full book review >

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SOMETHING ABOUT AMERICA by Maria Testa
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Riveting—and tender. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Testa writes stories told in poems of surpassing beauty, fragility and depth. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 18, 1991

This copiously illustrated history of America's ``most successful humor magazine'' never takes itself too seriously, despite patches of banal social history and cultural analysis. Read full book review >

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HAMILTON CASHEW AND THE STORY WEAVERS by Maria Kallinikos
Released: March 14, 2012

"A charming fantasy tale with contemporary elements that may occasionally stretch the limits of credibility."
In Kallinikos' debut YA fantasy novel, an intrepid elf must foil a plot to stop the production of stories. Read full book review >

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BEDTIME SHORT STORIES by Maria Davis
Released: Nov. 27, 2013

"Easy to read and mildly enjoyable, best for kids learning to read on their own."
A rhyming, songlike book of illustrated short stories for kids to read aloud. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU HAVE THE WRONG MAN by Maria Flook
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 1996

"Deeply flawed—and almost as deeply interesting—work from an ambitious writer who's obviously still finding her material and her voice, and who may yet produce much better fiction."
A frustratingly uneven first collection, by the young author of the novels Family Night (1992) and Open Water (1995). Read full book review >