Search Results: "Michele Sfakianos"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 17, 2011

"A pleasingly functional, life-affirming reference tool."
A South Florida "Life Skills expert and mother" offers her definitive survival guide for those preparing to leave the nest. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 18, 2010

"A helpful, well-written resource and a great gift for those who have just flown the coop."
Simple, straightforward wisdom for everyday living geared toward young adults. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 21, 2011

"These stories about often-overlooked characters find sharp observations on the indignities of modern life."
Brosky's darkly witty stories describe the major and mundane problems facing ordinary Midwesterners. Read full book review >

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PINKY’S SWEET TOOTH by Michele Malkin
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"A gooey, triumphant follow-up to Alexa Brandenberg's Chop, Simmer, Season (1997), Philemon Sturges's Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza (1999), or other literary main courses. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Thanks to irrepressible optimism, clever publicity, and true love for her line of work, a shopowner turns a failing business around in this child's-eye view of Enterprise At Work. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 20, 2014

"A slim, worthwhile handbook to tackling a new cancer diagnosis."
A cancer survivor offers practical solutions for navigating a diagnosis of malignancy. Read full book review >

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I WANT A NEW LIFE by Michele Poydence
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 7, 2012

"An encouraging light read on the theme of Christian transformation."
Three friends seek out new lives in Poydence's debut religious chick-lit novel. Read full book review >

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ROSEBUSH by Michele Jaffe
FICTION
Released: Dec. 9, 2010

"Cleverly written with a finger on the pulse of the target audience—a winner. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
Fear and anticipation stalk this psychological thriller as popular, pretty Jane tries to recover from a hit-and-run accident while wondering which of her beloved friends is trying to murder her. Read full book review >

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LADY LAZARUS by Michele Lang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"The World War II setting and supernatural cast are promising, but a great deal of the narrative feels like place-setting for the next installment."
A young Hungarian woman prepares to fend off Hitler (and his army of Nazi werewolves) in this busy supernatural thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"A powerful cultural analysis. (b&w illustrations, not seen)"
Wucker's first book is a richly textured social history of Hispaniola. Read full book review >

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DREADFUL LIES by Michele Bailey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 10, 1996

"And Matilda's love affair with her surly policeman generates a chemical burn quite rare in these politically correct times."
Promising first novel about an Englishwoman living in Brussels by an Englishwoman living in Brussels. Read full book review >

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WEST OF THE MOON by Michele Spina
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 1995

"It's all very slight, but charming, and has been rendered into graciously elegant English by translator Colcord and illustrated with etchings by James Abbott McNeill Whistler—thus making the very volume itself as attractive, self-assured, and, finally, forgettable as its two characters."
A skimpy novella that was posthumously published in Italy following the death of its author (192390), a distinguished art historian and philosopher. Read full book review >