Search Results: "Mary Ellen Jordan"


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LAZY DAISY, CRANKY FRANKIE by Mary Ellen Jordan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"A good addition to the fractious-farm-animals genre, and a fine bedtime story to boot. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Another farm where the animals misbehave—well, they are good at something anyway. Read full book review >

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DESTINY OF CHOICE by Mary Jordan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2014

"A glimpse into the life of a reluctant sex worker, featuring a sympathetic, if occasionally bland, heroine."
Debut author Jordan offers a fictionalized account of a young woman's real-life experiences with crime and prostitution in Bulgaria. Read full book review >

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REVEILLE IN HOT SPRINGS by Mary Ellen Goulet
Released: July 16, 2013

"An infuriating, stinging rebuke to politicians who leave returning soldiers to their own devices."
A series of short testimonies by U.S. military veterans about their treatment at a Hot Springs, S.D., veterans facility. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 13, 2011

"Beneficial though chilling course in personal safety."
A retired FBI profiler teaches you how to steer clear of psychopaths, con artists and other assorted evildoers. Read full book review >

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HOPE by Amanda Berry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 27, 2015

"A nuanced testament to the complexity of the human spirit."
On May 6, 2013, electrifying headlines revealed news of the escape of three young women who had been missing for more than 10 years and presumed dead but were in fact held captive by Ariel Castro, a depraved Cleveland school bus driver. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

ELLEN OH
by Alex Heimbach

Like most writers, Ellen Oh was an avid reader growing up. “Books were always my friends,” she says. At least until second grade, when her teacher read The Five Chinese Brothers to the class. Afterwards, her classmates taunted her with racial slurs, and one boy tried to paint her skin yellow because she was "the wrong color for a ...


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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 24, 2012

"A stellar sequel that can stand on its own."
A rollicking interplanetary tale of cunning, gumption and the human spirit. Read full book review >

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A GIRL'S COURAGE by Mary Ellen Sinclair
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"A courageous story about a brave heroine."
A girl learns to rise above a traumatic past in this debut fictionalized autobiography. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 21, 2007

"This novel should get the cold shoulder from any reader looking for a bit of sunshine."
Arizona ladies stir things up in their retirement circle. Read full book review >