Search Results: "Patti Kim"


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A CAB CALLED RELIABLE by Patti Kim
Released: July 25, 1997

"In the end, though, the lack of any real catharsis or resolution renders the parts greater than the whole."
An affecting if uneven debut in which a Korean girl, newly immigrated to the US, struggles to transcend the chaos of a strange land and of a violent, overstressed family. Read full book review >

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HERE I AM by Patti Kim
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2013

"Sánchez has captured a kaleidoscope of emotion and powerful sensations in a way children will grasp completely. It's The Arrival for younger readers. (Graphic novel. 5-10)"
Beautiful, evocative pictures tell the story of a boy who comes from an Asian land to a big U.S. city. Read full book review >

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FISHING FOR UNDERSTANDING WITH BAO PHI
by Julie Danielson

Minneapolis-based writer and poet Bao Phi, who has made his way in the world of poetry (he has a poem in 2006 Best American Poetry and is a National Poetry Slam finalist), sees his debut early next month in the world of children’s literature. A Different Pond, illustrated by Thi Bui, is an autobiographical picture book, a tender story striking ...


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SILHOUETTES by Paul Patti
Released: Dec. 11, 1990

Somebody is killing mob informants all over south Florida, and it's up to intuitive Lt. Read full book review >

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BONDAGE by Patti Davis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"America, America."
If you've seen the title and the author's name and you're still reading, you must want the skinny. Read full book review >

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HUG ME by Patti Stren
by Patti Stren, illustrated by Patti Stren
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"Nor is there any denying that simple act's lasting goodness, not to mention its possibilities in the quest for love. (Picture book. 3-6)"
After a quarter-century hiatus, Stren has dusted off her hug-hungry porcupine, spruced him up with a new set of looks, and tendered him once more for public adoration. Read full book review >

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Shielded Past by Patti Morelli
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2015

"A predictable but thoroughly engrossing tale that may result in a few jittery readers."
A woman who grew up in foster care searches for her birth mother and discovers a history brimming with dark, grisly secrets in Morelli's debut thriller. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 3, 2011

"Novice and experienced networkers will appreciate this winning combination of networking philosophy and techniques."
A professional networking expert shares tips and techniques for making the most out of business connections. Read full book review >

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A HOUSE OF SECRETS by Patti Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"Should sell millions."
The former President's younger daughter follows up her bestselling Homefront and Deadfall and Kitty Kelley's Nancy Reagan with a moody, relentlessly introspective story about a moody, relentlessly introspective California girl whose career as a Serious Writer is haunted by memories of life with a brittle, humorless, ambitious, control freak of a mother and a pleasant, vague, rich, and possibly corrupt father. Read full book review >

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M TRAIN by Patti Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Not as focused as Just Kids, but an atmospheric, moody, and bittersweet memoir to be savored and pondered."
Iconic poet, writer, and artist Smith (Just Kids, 2010, etc.) articulates the pensive rhythm of her life through the stations of her travels.Read full book review >

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FOUR OF A KIND by Patti Sherlock
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"Simple and satisfying. (Fiction. 10-13)"
It's a dream come true when Andy's irascible Grandpa allows him to buy a neighbor's twin Percherons. Read full book review >