Search Results: "Pippa Pixley"


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POSITIVELY PIPPA by Sarah Hegger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2017

"This is the type of romance that makes readers fall in love not just with characters, but with authors as well."
When Pippa's career explodes on national television and she returns home, the last thing she expects is to fall in love…or to heal the rift between three generations of women in her family. Read full book review >

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PIPPA PASSES by Rumer Godden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 28, 1994

"As full of garbage as Venice's famed canals."
Godden (Great Grandfather's House, 1993, etc.) is known for sentimental, old-fashioned morality tales, and this absurdity is no exception. Read full book review >

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PIPPA MORGAN'S DIARY by Annie Kelsey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"Likable characters in humorous situations make for a promising series opener. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Poor Pippa! Her desire to fill the hole left by her best friend's move is so great that she tells a whopper to make a new friend. Her self-reflective, humorous journal tells all. Read full book review >

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PIPPA AT THE PARADE by Karen Roosa
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"Fortenberry's rippling illustrations, at once serenely indistinct and lovingly detailed, combine misty, milky hues with thick, robust pastels, presenting a celebration of excitement and indulgence that can only be fully appreciated in childhood. (Picture book. 2-5)"
This happy-go-lucky story provides the flavors, sounds and colors of a splendid day out while depicting a time-honored tradition. Read full book review >

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PIPPA AND PELLE IN THE WINTER SNOW by Daniela Drescher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"Those with extra money in their budgets should go ahead and buy it. Otherwise, skip. (Board book. 2-5)"
Pippa and Pelle have fun on a winter day while also encountering some of the animals in their neighborhood. Read full book review >

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THE PRIVATE LIVES OF PIPPA LEE by Rebecca Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2008

"Miller (stories: Personal Velocity, 2001) has produced the 'easy read of quality' that her protagonist's husband Herb claims is publishing gold."
In her debut novel, the daughter of playwright Arthur Miller and wife of actor Daniel Day-Lewis considers a woman's struggle to maintain a sense of self while married to a larger-than-life, ultra-successful man. Read full book review >

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TOMCAT TAKES A WALK by Pippa Unwin
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 15, 1998

"The artwork has a lovely knack for capturing classic feline movements, as well as the hollyhocks and window boxes of cottages in the English countryside. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This handsome book tells of a tomcat's adventurous week while Taffy, his owner, is away. Read full book review >

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WITHOUT TESS by Marcella Pixley
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Pixley (Freak, 2007) once again plumbs the emotional depths of a tough subject with sensitivity and insight into the complexities of human nature and sibling bonds. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Tess' drowning five years ago weighs heavily on sister Lizzie, who, at 15, struggles with her feelings of guilt and betrayal for not doing enough to save Tess from herself. Read full book review >

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FREAK by Marcella Pixley
FICTION
Released: Sept. 25, 2007

"Stunning. (Fiction. 12-15)"
An expertly—and lovingly—narrated story about girls and bullying is told by the novel's main character Miriam Fisher. Read full book review >

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Beyond The Veil by Pippa DaCosta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2014

"Exciting, sexy, psychologically acute, this first entry in a planned series should garner fans eager for the next volume."
In this urban fantasy tale, a half-demon's human life is upended when an assassination attempt sends her back to her former lover, a Prince of Hell, for help. Read full book review >

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Satan's Elixir by Pippa Greene
FICTION & LITERATURE

"This book's juxtaposition of the earnest and the downright zany make it a biting work."
Debut author Greene offers a satirical horror novel about the intersection of Colonial America and higher education. Read full book review >