Search Results: "Maureen Sherry"


BOOK REVIEW

OPENING BELLE by Maureen Sherry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"So much fun, and educational too."
Corporate sexism and the mortgage crisis are a laugh a minute...in this delightful comic novel, at least. Read full book review >

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WALLS WITHIN WALLS by Maureen Sherry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

"A delicious multilayered romp. (Magical adventure. 8-12)"
Myriad mysteries and long-lost treasure await the Smithfork children when they move from Brooklyn into an eccentric, historic apartment on the Upper East Side of New York City. Read full book review >

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MONSTERS ON THE RUN by Kevin Sherry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Monster and dino lovers alike will enjoy the foolishness. (Graphic/fantasy hybrid. 5-9)"
Yeti Blizz and his cryptid cronies are back for more adventure. Read full book review >

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REMY SNEAKERS VS. THE ROBO-RATS by Kevin Sherry
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2017

"A madcap series opener with a wink or two at some topical themes. (Graphic/fantasy hybrid. 6-8)"
When an evil toymaker threatens to release a fleet of robot pigeon spy drones, it's up to urban raccoon Remy to organize and lead the resistance. Read full book review >

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LETTERS FROM THE MOUNTAIN by Sherry Garland
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"An intriguing supporting cast goes to waste in a weak, uneven story. (Fiction. 11-13)"
In a clumsy take on a well-used premise (see also the review of Winifred Morris's Liar, below), an at-risk city teenager is sent to his country relatives for attitude correction. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 16, 2017

"A fresh look at age differences between romantic partners."
A debut author turns the cougar stereotype on its head. Read full book review >

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THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVE by Sherry Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Readers will push to the end determined to find out if there never was a tale of more woe than that of Heloise and her Abelard, or if, for once, true love is able to triumph over everything that would see it destroyed."
Heloise d'Argenteuil is a brilliant scholar, and Pierre Abelard is a philosopher whose work titillates all of Paris. Read full book review >

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A STUDY IN SCARLET WOMEN by Sherry Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"For fans of etiquette-flouting heroines who desire truth while being true to their desires—gastronomic, romantic, and cerebral."
What if the word's most famous (and eccentric) Victorian detective were a young gentlewoman in the midst of a scandal? Read full book review >

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THE IMMORTAL HEIGHTS by Sherry Thomas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Delivers on all the grand epic sweep, lush prose, and overwrought emotion promised by the first two volumes; if that's the sort of thing you like, this is the sort of book you'll love. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Thomas wraps up her trilogy with a grandiose finale, plus a hearts-and-flowers denouement. Read full book review >