Search Results: "Patricia Storms"


BOOK REVIEW

STORMS by Seymour Simon
by
Released: March 24, 1989

A dramatic look at the formation of thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes, with spectacular, full-color photos on every page. Read full book review >

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THE PIRATE AND THE PENGUIN by Patricia Storms
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A rather lowbrow take on The Prince and the Pauper, but fun nonetheless. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Storms throws an itchy pirate craving stability into the path of an adventuresome penguin desiring some sun. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2007

"Hardcore Mac fans will likely drool over Harris's insider tidbits. Everyone else will believe that this could have been pared down to a two-part article in Rolling Stone."
Everything you always wanted to know about Lindsey Buckingham, but wait a sec…how much do you really want to know about Lindsey Buckingham? Read full book review >

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WAKING STORMS by Sarah Porter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 3, 2012

"These efforts are foiled by a surreal island encounter with unexplained, strange voices and a rushed ending that sets up another conflict—and another sequel. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
The slow ebb and flow of Luce's mermaid world in Lost Voices (2011) resumes in this equally sluggish sequel. Read full book review >

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HORIZON STORMS by Kevin J. Anderson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 29, 2004

"While the series has been compared to Robert Jordan's apparently endless Wheel of Time, the Star Wars movies (which Anderson has novelized) are equally plausible models."
Third in Anderson's sprawling space-opera series (A Forest of Stars, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >

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BY THE TIME YOU READ THIS... by Jennifer Lanthier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"The friendship is saved with a simple apology, but Oscar's snit leaves a trail of broken pieces. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A malapropos laugh gives Oscar a case of the grumps. Read full book review >

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EDWARD AND THE EUREKA LUCKY WISH COMPANY by Barbara Todd
ADVENTURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Kids who like Daniel Pinkwater's early chapter books will enjoy the wordplay here, however, and young inventors with a short attention span might enjoy hearing this read aloud. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Edward has big plans—and a big imagination. Read full book review >

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WINTER STORMS by Elin Hilderbrand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A series only works when the characters are worth following over the long haul, and Hilderbrand is a master, making for a satisfying conclusion to her Christmas at the Inn story."
In the last installment of the charming Winter Street trilogy, the Quinn family braces for the storm of the century. Read full book review >

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PATRICIA VON PLEASANTSQUIRREL by James Proimos
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Illustrated with simple cartoons in yellow, purple and gray, this tongue-in-cheek mini-epic will have parents and younger fans of Proimos' offbeat Johnny Mutton tales snickering. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Inspired by a certain children's classic about a "silly boy with no social graces" who becomes king of the Wild Things, snotty young Patricia decides to leave home in search of the princessdom she is sure that she deserves. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 12, 2014

"Although almost entirely focused on California, this is a fine popular primer on the subject, lucidly written and no more technical than necessary."
A thoroughly rewarding explanation of earthquakes built around the famous San Andreas fault, which runs the length of California. Read full book review >

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Released: April 17, 2013

"A dually narrated, uplifting tale on overcoming profound adversity."
In this heartwarming dual autobiography, actress Mannix and her daughter, Kathy Hatfield, recount the saga behind a separation of more than 40 years that began when Julie was forced to give up her newborn baby for adoption. Read full book review >