Search Results: "Peter McGehee"


BOOK REVIEW

SWEETHEART by Peter McGehee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1992

"And, finally, their courage, and commitment, impresses and moves."
Can life still be fun, even spontaneous, despite HIV and safe sex? Read full book review >

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BOYS LIKE US by Peter McGehee
Released: Feb. 12, 1990

Calling this collection of verbal skits about modern gay life a novel stretches credibility, but then McGehee's story pays credibility no mind as it wends its giddy way from Toronto to Arkansas. Read full book review >

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MY WILDERNESS by Claudia McGehee
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"A taste of wilderness of yore to whet the appetites of future fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Louise Erdrich and Kirkpatrick Hill. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-8)"
"When I was nine years old, I lived one winter on Fox Island, with my father, an old trapper named Olson, six blue fox, a family of angora goats, and Squirlie. This is what happened." Read full book review >

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NO MORE LONELY NIGHTS by Nicole McGehee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 1995

"Like its heroine, tasteful but boring."
A lackluster soap opera with designer labels, expensive restaurants, and sexy locations, but not a spark of glamour. Read full book review >

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REGRET NOT A MOMENT by Nicole McGehee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 1993

"Readers won't regret a few hours spent with this amiable romance—especially if they spend them at the beach."
Passionate romance, spanning three continents and three decades but remaining unquenched, by first-time novelist McGehee. Read full book review >

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NORTH WOODS GIRL by Aimée Bissonette
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"A celebration of both family and nature with exemplary illustrations. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In this picture book, a young girl from the city periodically visits her grandmother who lives in the north woods. Read full book review >

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CREEKFINDING by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"A heartening story of environmental restoration. (Informational picture book. 5-9)"
Bulldozed years earlier and filled to make a cornfield, a lost creek is found and restored on an Iowa farm. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"A book that students of murder will want to have despite its flaws. (Eight pages of photographs—not seen.)"
Pedestrian account of the investigation and trial of an unusually monstrous parricide. Read full book review >

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PETER WATSON
by Gregory McNamee

Five hundred-odd years ago, in the time of Leonardo da Vinci, a scientist—a term then unknown—was a person of many parts, someone who might work in fields ranging from chemistry to botany, astronomy to metallurgy, to divine the hidden order of the universe.

Even as recently as the early Victorian idea, writes British science historian Peter Watson in his new ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE NEWBIES by Peter Catalanotto
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"Comforting and reassuring. (Picture book. 4-8)"
There's a new baby coming, and Luke worries about his place in the family's changing configuration. Read full book review >

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MORE OF MONKEY & ROBOT by Peter Catalanotto
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"A strong second outing in this new series for new readers. (Early reader. 6-8)"
Odd-couple friends find the best in each another. Read full book review >