Search Results: "Michelle Bitting"


BOOK REVIEW

ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 15, 2012

"Not a perfect collection—but it comes close."
Bitting (Good Friday Kiss, 2008, etc.) returns with earthy, adventurous and existential free verse. Read full book review >

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The Couple Who Fell To Earth by Michelle Bitting
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2016

"With this poetry collection, the author firmly establishes herself as a powerful contemporary voice in American letters."
In her third book-length collection, Bitting (Notes to the Beloved, 2012, etc.) converses with fellow poets, both classic and contemporary.Read full book review >

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A BAKER'S PORTRAIT by Michelle Edwards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 1991

Painter Michelin is out of work because people don't care for her candid portraits. Read full book review >

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MICHELLE CARTLIDGE'S BOOK OF WORDS by Michelle Cartlidge
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"The only surprises here are disappointing. (Fiction/Picture book. 2-6)"
In this standard word book from Cartlidge (A Mouses's Diary, 1982, etc.), a family of mice are followed through some typical events: getting dressed, going to school, shopping, attending a birthday party for Brother Mouse. Read full book review >

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PLAY WITH ME! by Michelle Lee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"A nice, gentle reminder that it takes two to make a friendship work. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Two friends with different ideas of fun find a way to play together. Read full book review >

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THE CARE AND FEEDING OF A PET BLACK HOLE by Michelle Cuevas
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"An original tale of family love, scientific passion, and a truly epic journey of self-discovery. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Instead of a lost kitten, 11-year-old Stella "Bug" Rodriguez rescues a black hole she names Larry ("short for Singularity, which I'd read is a place of infinite gravity at the heart of a black hole"). Read full book review >

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HEXED by Michelle Krys
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 10, 2014

"For teens that can't get enough of supernatural love stories, this one will fill the bill just fine, and the cliffhanger ending will leave them eager for more. (Paranormal romance. 14-18)"
A cheerleader discovers she may actually be a witch in this enjoyable but formulaic paranormal romance. Read full book review >

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DON'T LET GO by Michelle Gagnon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Not to be read without its predecessors but not to be missed, either. (Thriller.12-16)"
Can hackers Noa and Peter survive long enough to take down evil pharmaceutical magnate Charles Pike? Read full book review >

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EVIL LIBRARIAN by Michelle Knudsen
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Forget paranormal romance; this horror-humor-romance pastiche is where those in search of hot nonhumans should set their sights. (Humorous horror. 13 & up)"
The spirit of Buffy is alive and kicking in this bloody debut for teens from an author better known for her children's books (The Princess of Trelian, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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STRANGELETS by Michelle Gagnon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 9, 2013

"Takes some suspension of disbelief (especially for science lovers) but a fun ride. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Three very different teens on the edge of death get firsthand experience of the Many-Worlds Interpretation of quantum mechanics. Read full book review >

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SILENCE by Michelle Sagara
Released: May 1, 2012

"Promising if not yet fully realized. (Paranormal suspense. 12 & up)"
A girl in mourning for her dead boyfriend learns that she has a power over the dead that may endanger her own life. Read full book review >