Search Results: "Pauline Kerkhoff"


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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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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 >

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MODERN ART by Pauline Ridley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1995

"Their strengths are putting artists and art movements in a larger context rather than investigating individuals; they are especially advantageous when used in conjunction with other texts. (full-color reproductions, glossary, bibliography, further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 11-15)"
From the Art and Artists series. Read full book review >

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MURDER AT ST. OSWALD'S by Pauline Bell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 18, 1993

"An undoubtedly talented newcomer in dire need of discipline and direction."
Chief-Inspector Browne and Detective Sergeant Hunter are among the parishioners at St. Read full book review >

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A RARE AND CURIOUS GIFT by Pauline Holdstock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"An incoherent treatment of a potentially fascinating theme. Strictly for those who want putrefying flesh on every page."
Plugged as an art historical novel in the style of Girl with a Pearl Earring, Holdstock's debut about the Italian Renaissance is more Bosch than Botticelli. Read full book review >

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DEADLY WATERS by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"Rowson (In for the Kill, 2007, etc.) adds an appealing, if not especially original, hero to the British procedural ranks."
Solving a brutal murder is the least of DI Horton's problems. Read full book review >

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PROJECT FARCRY by Pauline Ashwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

British Ashwell's first hardcover (the paperback Unwillingly to Earth) is, technically, a ``fix-up''that is, a concatenation of six linked but independent stories (at least one of which has appeared under the name Paul Ash). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 19, 2010

"A scrupulously even-handed presentation based on impressive scholarship."
An acclaimed scholar brilliantly tracks the fight over the Constitution's ratification: Was the proposed new government a confirmation or a betrayal of the American Revolution? Read full book review >