Search Results: "R. L. Cherry"


BOOK REVIEW

FOUL SHOT by R. L. Cherry
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 23, 2013

"Mixing romance and revenge, Cherry blends a potent, readable cocktail likely to appeal to fans of classic noir."
In this noirish, sleek debut, a homicide cop finds his life complicated by a sexy stranger in search of revenge. Read full book review >

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PROMETHEUS REBOUND by R. L. Akers
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 12, 2013

"Powered by a courageous and endearing heroine at world's end, like Ender's Game for the 21st century."
This impressive debut novel—the first installment of the Gryphens duology—is a highly palatable blend of alien invasion thriller, apocalyptic fiction, and military sci-fi. Read full book review >

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THE GOLDEN PRINCESS by L. R. Garner
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A whimsical novel about a young princess whose extrasensory powers help to save the people around her."
A New Zealand-born author's coming-of-age fairy tale for children features a bold heroine. Read full book review >

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HOW GROUNDHOG’S GARDEN GREW by Lynne Cherry
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Banishing magic from the garden—there's an idea whose time should never come. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-7)"
Good intentions crash and burn when the ill winds of pedantry overwhelm this story of a garden's year. Read full book review >

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A RIVER RAN WILD by Lynne Cherry
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1992

"An important, intelligently presented story that is emblematic of the need for myriad similar conservation efforts. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 6-10)"
A pictorial history of Massachusetts and New Hampshire's Nashua River, from its valley's settlement 7,000 years ago by ``Indian peoples'' until its recent reclamation. Read full book review >

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THE SEA, THE STORM, AND THE MANGROVE TANGLE by Lynne Cherry
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 6, 2004

"Despite the idea that the creatures that find a home in, on, or under the tree speak in first person, this is an ecology lesson, a teacher's aide, and a gratifying nature story. (Picture book. 6-9)"
In a beautiful, lush tribute to mangroves, the artwork lures the reader right into the midst of the scenery. Read full book review >

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THE ARMADILLO FROM AMARILLO by Lynne Cherry
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1994

"A note distinguishes the carefully researched facts in the art from the fiction concerning the appealing animal observer. (Picture book. 5-9)"
With thanks, in her dedication, to Dr. Seuss, Cherry pens a fanciful verse account of an armadillo's journey through Texas and into outer space. Read full book review >

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FLUTE'S JOURNEY by Lynne Cherry
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1997

"Bright, realistic illustrations give the book a picture-book look, but include plenty of detail, particularly in the lush rainforest settings where Flute holes up until spring. (Picture book. 6-9)"
When the snow flies, thousands of birds migrate south to avoid the icy temperatures and shortage of food. Read full book review >