Search Results: "Pauline Kerkhoff"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2014

"A debut diet book with an effective method and a warm heart."
A down-to-earth approach to weight loss that begins with loving oneself. Read full book review >

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LOOKING FOR COLORS WITH LILY AND MILO by Pauline Oud
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"These lovable characters in simple, recognizable scenes will easily engage toddlers in basic language development. (Picture book. 18 mos.-3)"
Lily, a bunny, and Milo, a mouse, have fun identifying colors throughout their playtime. Read full book review >

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QUESTIONABLE CREATURES by Pauline Baynes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

As untamed as the creatures she depicts, Baynes introduces more than two dozen animals real and fantastical—all drawn from medieval European sources—with often eyebrow-raising comments on their grosser habits, as well as the various medicines and aphrodisiacs that could, purportedly, be made from their parts. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Intriguing. (historical note) (Historical fiction. 11-15)"
Fascination with Joan of Arc has continued for over 500 years. Read full book review >

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THE RED JUDGE by Pauline Fisk
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Haunting and provocative. (Fiction. YA)"
An upsetting scenario begins as realistic fiction and swirls into an old Welsh myth or a desperate dream state. Read full book review >

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LADY OF THE REEDS by Pauline Gedge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 18, 1995

"Splendid set-piece scenes cry out for movie treatment, but Thu is an anachronistic and unconvincing early Egyptian feminist."
Another lavishly detailed epic of ancient Egypt from the New Zealand-born author of The Twelfth Transforming (1984), etc., as well as Stargate, a 1982 science-fiction title recently made into a movie. Read full book review >

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FOOTSTEPS ON THE SHORE by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"Rowson's latest should please both Andy Horton fans and puzzle aficionados."
A series of unpromising cases makes DI Andy Horton (Blood on the Sand, 2010, etc.) reconsider his choice of career. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 21, 1992

"A nice ending, then, for an upbeat, reassuring tale."
In explaining the circumstances of her daughter's conception, birth, and adoption, British actress Collins (the Upstairs, Downstairs series; star of Shirley Valentine) provides a warm, appealing account of her own English childhood—and of her experiences with acting companies in Ireland, and at the convent she took refuge in while hiding her pregnancy from her family. Read full book review >

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DEATH SURGE by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"Readers with a love of yachting and a keen sense of maritime geography will enjoy Rowson's latest. Everyone else will be pretty much confused."
The disappearance of a young yachtsman sends shock waves through the Portsmouth CID. Read full book review >

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THE SUFFOCATING SEA by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2008

"A nicely complex plot overcomes Rowson's overripe prose."
Murder and arson strike too close to home for a detective investigating someone else's case. Read full book review >

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IAN IS SICK  by Pauline Oud
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"Ian isn't well, and his book isn't so great either. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Some TLC and a play date help a sick little boy get better. Read full book review >