Search Results: "Melody Moezzi"


BOOK REVIEW

HALDOL AND HYACINTHS by Melody  Moezzi
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 5, 2013

"A bold, courageous book by a woman who transforms mental illness into an occasion for activism."
An Iranian-American political activist and writer's memoir of how she came to terms with her bicultural heritage and bipolar disorder. Read full book review >

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ON A SLIPPERY SLOPE by Melody Fitzpatrick
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Although straight commercial fiction, this lightly amusing first-person tale delivers a smoothly entertaining ride ending with a deft setup of the final book in the series. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Having just moved to Maine, 13-year-old Hannah Smart gets herself into big trouble when she lies, telling her new classmates that she's an ace skier and snowboarder. Read full book review >

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OPERATION JOSH TAYLOR by Melody Fitzpatrick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"Hampered by generic characterizations, this amusingly voiced but not-quite-funny comedy of errors is enjoyable but fails to dazzle. (Fiction. 8-12)"
When 13-year-old Hannah Smart's parents refuse to buy her concert tickets to see her pinup idol, superstar singer Josh Taylor, she and her genius best friend, Rachel Carter, must come up with a way to earn the money themselves. Read full book review >

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GLAMOUR by Melody Carlson
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Good, clean, didactic fun for readers who like their LA Candy with a strong Christian flavor. (Christian chick lit. YA)"
The fifth volume in the On the Runway Series continues the saga of Erin and Paige Forrester, two teenagers who have scored their own TV show focused on the dynamic and fast-paced world of fashion. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 21, 2016

"Well intended but unsatisfying."
Don't like where you live? Socialize. Volunteer. Make lists. Or you could just move. Read full book review >

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A WORK OF ART by Melody Maysonet
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 18, 2015

"An important book about endings, beginnings and the choice to move on. (Fiction. 15-18)"
When confronted with a devastating reality, one girl reaches deep into her own art to surround herself with both truth and beauty. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A JAZZY DAY by The Melody Book
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 13, 2012

"A winning app that could easily be deemed the jazz version of The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. Smooth. (iPad storybook app. 2-8)"
This highly user-friendly primer gives kids both a macro and micro lesson about jazz music. Read full book review >