Search Results: "Nathalie Dion"


BOOK REVIEW

WHAT'S IN YOUR PURSE? by Abigail Samoun
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 2014

"The purse-as-book gimmick has been done several times before, but this iteration of the novelty is more chic than tacky. (Novelty book. 4-6)"
Peek inside five different purses, each one owned by a different member of the same family. Read full book review >

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JET-SET BABIES WEAR WINGS by Michelle Sinclair Colman
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2009

"Smug and irritating. (adult)"
Like its predecessors in the Urban Babies Wear Black series, this outing, although ostensibly aimed at one-to-three-year-olds, offers very little for its target audience but lots for grown-ups. Read full book review >

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FOODIE BABIES WEAR BIBS by Michelle Sinclair Colman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"More for smug foodie parents than real babies—but we already knew that. (2-3)"
The latest in the Urban Babies Wear Black series demonstrates a wry sense of humor, crisp, sophisticated graphics and a thematic approach that leaves its presumed audience of babies in the cold. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 8, 1995

"A cookbook best left on the shelf."
To her credit, Dupree (Nathalie Dupree Cooks Great Meals for Busy Days, not reviewed) does some innovative things with canned, frozen, and dried foods in these recipes, but the results will only inspire fantasies of how good these dishes would taste if made with fresh ingredients. Read full book review >

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AN ALPHABET IN BLOOM by Nathalie Trovato
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"With a little patience, children should enjoy guessing and learning with these attractive pictures. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Colorful illustrations from nature invite readers to identify the figures in each, from A to Z. Read full book review >

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THE OCEAN by Nathalie Choux
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"A decent introduction to the undersea world. (Board book. 2-4)"
A French import introduces toddlers to the seven seas. Read full book review >

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MARY BUTTS by Nathalie Blondel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 23, 1998

"As a sole gateway to a lost writer, this is significant for students of British modernist writing; but only more critical dialogue could establish her place in the canon. (32 photos, not seen)"
A neglected British modernist writer is resurrected in exhaustive personal detail but only partly convincing critical measure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A STREET DIVIDED by Dion Nissenbaum
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"A must-read for anyone interested in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian drama."
The revealing story of a street "at the epicenter of one of the world's most intractable conflicts." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CUBA Unchained by Gerard Dion
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 9, 2015

"An interesting thriller that doesn't quite match the ambition of its protagonist."
In Dion's debut political thriller, an ambitious businessman takes it upon himself to fix relations between the United States and Cuba. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 13, 2011

"Some useful concepts and tips, but nothing too novel."
Dion, an entrepreneur, consultant and sales professional, offers advice for salespeople and their managers. Read full book review >