Search Results: "Marie Biro"


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Released: Aug. 29, 2012

"A charming bit of preteen innocence."
Two Little Leaguers with big imaginations play ball in this fable imbued with the enduring magic of America's pastime. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 28, 2000

"While there's no shortage of illness literature, a memoir by a person trained in both illness and literature is a welcome addition, especially when it openly explores as many aspects of the experience as this one. (Author tour)"
A young physician's candid account of his harrowing experiences as a patient with a life-threatening illness. Read full book review >

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TWO JEWS ON A TRAIN by Adam Biro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"Somewhere between Isaac Bashevis Singer and Morey Amsterdam."
Anecdotal tales about Eastern Europe's Jews in the years immediately preceding WWII—many beginning (as do numerous classic Jewish jokes) with the title words. Read full book review >

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RAIN-DROP AND PEEK-A-BOO by Sheryl Marie
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 20, 2010

"A personalized picture book best suited for those who really love rabbits."
Sing-song rhymes accompany charming colorful illustrations in this lively twist on a pet adoption book. Read full book review >

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ARGYLE FOX by Marie Letourneau
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Argyle ably demonstrates that if you build it yourself, you and your friends will have a great time. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Outdoor playtime can be a challenge, but not for a clever and artistic fox. Read full book review >

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THE CABINET OF WONDERS by Marie Rutkoski
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2008

"Disappointing. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
A refreshingly different fantasy premise falls to pedestrian plotting. Read full book review >

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QUENNU AND THE CAVE BEAR by Marie Day
Released: April 1, 1999

"An explanatory page at the end puts the action into context. (Picture book. 7-11)"
paper 1-895688-87-6 Day uses the prehistoric tale of a young girl coming to terms with her fear of bears to explore the world of cave art. Read full book review >

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THE MIDNIGHT STAR by Marie Lu
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Like many a classic antihero's, Adelina's trajectory is both sobering and satisfying. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
The affecting conclusion to the Young Elites trilogy relishes ardent emotion but is never mawkish. Read full book review >

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From Barefoot To Stilettos by Marie Pizano
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 10, 2013

"A personal story about traveling a long road to empowerment and self-sufficiency."
One woman recounts her rags-to-riches journey. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 2015

"A dense and important end-times study that offers serious, credible challenges to long-standing scriptural readings."
An exhaustive depiction of the end times. Read full book review >