Search Results: "R. A. Herman"


BOOK REVIEW

THIS LITTLE PIGGY WENT TO MARKET by R. A. Herman
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"Stick with others in the series. (Board book. 1-3)"
This board-book version of the nursery rhyme combines lines from the classic with an imagined story to round it out. Read full book review >

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GOMER AND LITTLE GOMER by R. A. Herman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"The neon-bright illustrations in saturated colors provide visual punch with lots of canines in motion, and Gomer is an appealing character, as is his stuffed Little Gomer. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Gomer is a golden retriever who carries his stuffed animal, Little Gomer, with him wherever he goes. Read full book review >

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PAT-A-CAKE by R. A. Herman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"Motions, a rhyme, a story and attention from a loved-one—what could be a better combination? (Board book. 1-3)"
The classic nursery rhyme comes to life in this board-book version. Read full book review >

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The Child Revealed by A. R. Winterstaar
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 30, 2014

"A promising start to a new fantasy series."
In Winterstaar's debut fantasy romance, a recently divorced woman and her three young children are pulled into a different world—one where she's expected to be a prophecy-fulfilling queen. Read full book review >

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WE NEVER TRAVEL ALONE by R. A. Voss
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A gracefully written, travel-focused memoir with particular appeal for midlife and female readers."
In this collection of essays, the author taps into various travels as pivots for her midlife reflection. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Curse by A. R.  Jackson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2015

"A brutal, off-putting story of generational violence.

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Jackson's debut novella tells the story of a family's horrifying secret. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEACH ME by R. A. Nelson
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Contemporary and compelling. (Fiction. YA)"
Nelson's debut is worthy of acclaim if for no other reason than it offers a bird's-eye view of the forbidden and fascinating relationship between a high-school student and her teacher, a subject previously unexplored to this depth in YA literature. Read full book review >

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BREATHE MY NAME by R. A. Nelson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Its shimmering clarity transfixes the reader, candling both damaging and redemptive familial forces. (Fiction. YA)"
Frances left Fireless, her mother's dark imaginary world, years ago and found comfort in an adoptive family, but when she receives a letter from a psychiatric hospital saying "finish it," horrific memories surface. Read full book review >

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The Fragrant Ones by A. R. Kimber
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 27, 2014

"An evocative depiction of the natures of womanhood and discipleship."
A debut novel in which two young women separated by centuries seek personal redemption. Read full book review >

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Andy's Story by R. A. Lang
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 19, 2013

"A memoir that's full of adventure but suffers from a general aimlessness."
A winding debut memoir about one man's globe-trotting escapades. Read full book review >

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DRAWN TOGETHER by R. Crumb
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Not the most ambitious Crumb work, but there's a lot of love here."
A scrapbook from the first family of American cartooning, containing collaborative strips that date back to the mid-1970s. Read full book review >