Search Results: "Paula Deen"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Preach it, Paula."
An encyclopedic tour of Southern cuisine that leaves no doubt about Deen's (Paula Deen: It Ain't All About the Cooking, 2009, etc.) latest bountiful and delicious contributions to the contemporary American kitchen. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAULA by Isabel Allende
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 2, 1995

"A fascinating window into the creative world of Allende, who, with dignity and courage, tells her life's story as reflected through the tragic death of her daughter."
In her first nonfiction work, Allende (The Infinite Plan, 1993, etc.) produces a beautiful and deeply personal account of the process of grieving and the power of stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAULA BUNYAN by Phyllis Root
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 6, 2009

"The text is printed on cream-toned stock, often with black-and-white vignettes contributing to the old-timey look. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Paula Bunyan, who could outwrestle her more famous brother Paul "three times out of six," gets tired of hauling ferries across the river on her shoulders and sets out for more open spaces where she can sing without breaking china and walk without running out of forest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAULA SPENCER by Roddy Doyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2007

"Profound, subtle and unsentimental—the latest from a master back in top form."
An intimate, humane portrait of a working-class Irish woman's pleasures and struggles in her first year of sobriety. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 2011

"Perfect for readers who enjoy a little sunshine on their plate."
Food Network stars and Paula Deen progeny offer up more than 100 recipes for grilling, tailgate parties and picnics. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ACROSS THE FLOOR by Natasha Deen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Sure to satisfy beginners and seasoned dancers longing to relive those first steps that made them love the craft. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Learning contemporary dance isn't the most conventional route to earning a varsity football spot, but for Luc Waldon, it's his only shot. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SLEIGHT OF HAND by Natasha Deen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A brief but powerful look at a teen in trouble. (Fiction. 10-18)"
Javvan, an immigrant to Canada from India, only wanted to impress a girl, but her brother gets him arrested for stealing a car. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LARK AND THE DIAMOND CAPER by Natasha Deen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"Lark's sparkly presence on the chapter-book shelves will be welcomed by many. (Mystery. 6-9)"
When a pair of diamond earrings disappears from Lee's General Store, the Ba twins mine for clues in this second title in the Lark Ba Detective series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALL WHO GO DO NOT RETURN by Shulem Deen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 24, 2015

"In this moving book, Deen lays bare his difficult, muddled wrestling with his faith, the challenges it posed to everything he thought he knew about himself, and the hard-won redemption he eventually found."
A former member of an extremely insular Hasidic sect tells his story of becoming curious about the outside world—and the consequences of that curiosity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LARK HOLDS THE KEY by Natasha Deen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"Lark is a mixed-race girl debuting a lighthearted series; with a little effort, she may develop into a character with a fan base, like Ramona and Clementine before her. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Key words: mixed race. Dyslexic. Twin. Girl. Private investigator. But the real question is: can she find the missing key to the library? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHOOSE YOUR DAYS by Paula Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2016

"This is the kind of book that will stick with readers, a meditation that they may not understand now but that, if digested, could have magical results. (Picture book. 3-6)"
With the help of Old Bear, Corky lives her life intentionally. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MESSY JESSE by Paula Bowles
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"A lighthearted story that toddlers will relate to. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A picture book about the joys of messy play. Read full book review >