Search Results: "Patrice Lyle"


BOOK REVIEW

PATRICE by Geri Gale
Released: March 16, 2014

"A baroque, sensual tour de force that elevates art above all else."
An intense, sumptuous prose-poetry exploration of inspiration, sacrifice and art. Read full book review >

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LETHALLY BLONDE by Patrice Lyle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 1, 2012

"Like cotton candy, this is fun even if it isn't filling. (Paranormal chick lit. 14 & up)"
A pact with the Devil leads to trouble for one teenage demon. Read full book review >

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MY DOG LYLE by Jennifer P. Goldfinger
ANIMALS
Released: June 18, 2007

"In the crowded ring of dog stories, Lyle stands out from the pack. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl with blonde braids is the first-person narrator of this tribute to a pampered pooch named Lyle. Read full book review >

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LYLE WALKS THE DOGS by Bernard Waber
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"Though given the stance and proportions of a human in an animal suit, Lyle provides a bright-green visual anchor for each picture, and if there isn't much in the way of humor or conflict here—even when being pulled along he looks controlled and confident, although he clearly doesn't like the way Snappy sets the pack to barking—at least there's plenty for pre-reading children to tally and a familiar figure to welcome back. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The genial reptile's first new outing in 12 years also debuts an illustrator working in her father's naïve cartoon style. Read full book review >

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LYLE AT CHRISTMAS by Bernard Waber
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Fans of the big green crocodile will welcome this holiday adventure. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mr. Grumps's "down-in-the-dumps" approach to the Christmas holiday leads to the disappearance of Lyle's favorite feline friend in this reassuring tale about the love of family and friends. Read full book review >

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LYLE AT THE OFFICE by Bernard Waber
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"This latest addition to the Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile series meanders a bit, but most would follow the lovable Lyle anywhere, and Waber's illustrations are, as usual, completely winning. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lyle the crocodile is back and he's in demand, especially when he goes with Mr. Primm to the office. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Publishes simultaneously with its sequel, The Obsidian Dagger (978-1-904233-79-4). (Mystery. 11 & up)"
This atmospheric tween mystery is set in Victorian London. Read full book review >

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A DEADLY TAIL by Dixie Lyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"This fourth outing for Whiskey, Tango, and Foxtrot (Marked Fur Murder, 2015, etc.) isn't much of a mystery, but it's a witty, zany story whose delightful animals are vastly entertaining."
Scene-stealing animals are the stars of this ghostly mystery. Read full book review >

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CHAZZONOS by Lyle Rockler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 20, 2011

"A thoughtful, entertaining look at the ties—music, community, family—that bind."
In this novel, a middle-aged Jewish cantor's life changes after an unexpected inheritance gives him new freedom. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 29, 2011

"An endearing retrospective, beginning and ending as one man's examination of a tragic segment of his life, which comments meaningfully on addiction and the unpredictable nature of bureaucratic systems."
More than two decades after his prosecution and imprisonment for operating an aircraft while intoxicated, a Northwest Airlines captain breaks from the media frenzy surrounding his firing and public humiliation to offer his own version of events. Read full book review >

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GOOD LOOKIN' MAN LIKE ME by Lyle Jacobson
Released: Aug. 25, 2011

"A luminous portrait of a life that transcends constraints."
A mentally disabled man feistily perseveres in this wry, heartwarming memoir. Read full book review >