Search Results: "Maria T. Lennon"


BOOK REVIEW

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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MAKING IT UP AS I GO ALONG by Maria T. Lennon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2005

"Worth enduring La Leche how-to and confusing backstory for the photo-finish of this race against death."
War correspondent leaves Sierra Leone to cope with motherhood and fallout from a strange inheritance. 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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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 AMANDA PROJECT by Stella Lennon
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"A baldly predatory attempt to get into teens' wallets. (Mystery. 14 & up)"
According to popular Callie, Amanda Valentino was a quirky math genius who lived in a pretty, Victorian house. Read full book review >

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WHEN LOVE COMES TO TOWN by Tom Lennon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"Still, it's a mostly solid novel of identification that's entirely capable of speaking to today's youth. (Historical fiction. 14 & up)"
Coming out in 1992 Dublin. Read full book review >

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QUESTORS by Joan Lennon
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 11, 2007

"Fans of Philip Reeve's Larklight (2006) and Angie Sage's Septimus Heap trilogy will enjoy these quests. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
The rule of threes reigns in this solidly crafted slipstream novel that incorporates fantasy tropes with science-fiction concepts. Read full book review >

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JORGE LUIS BORGES by Adrian Lennon
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Dec. 13, 1991

"Frequent b&w photos; chronology; bibliography; index. (Biography. 14+)"
A biography of the prize-winning Argentinian short-story writer and poet (1899-1986). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IMAGINE by John Lennon
by John Lennon, illustrated by Jean Jullien
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 2017

"An inviting, relevant, and timely message of tolerance, inclusiveness, unity, and peace. Just imagine. (foreword by Yoko Ono Lennon, afterword) (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this illustrated version of the lyrics of Lennon's 1971 song "Imagine," a pigeon carries its message far and wide. Read full book review >

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NORMAN MAILER by J. Michael Lennon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Detailed and anecdotal without being gossipy (a yarn concerning a nicotine-addicted cat notwithstanding) and a must-read for students and admirers of Mailer's work."
Appropriately sprawling biography of the larger-than-life writer, brawler, provocateur and bon vivant. Read full book review >

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ON THE NIGHT PLAIN by J. Robert Lennon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2001

"Not wholly successful, but, still, a significant achievement and a worthy addition to the growing body of contemporary western literature."
A gripping contemporary equivalent of O.E. Rolvaag's sagas of hard luck on the Great Plains. Read full book review >