Search Results: "Rachael Bermingham"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 27, 2012

"A basic cookbook that works for busy gluten-free families or those who are just embarking on a gluten-free diet."
McCosker and Bermingham (4 Ingredients: More than 400 Quick, Easy, and Delicious Recipes Using 4 or Fewer Ingredients, 2011, etc.) apply their four-ingredient recipe format to gluten-free cooking. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BABY COLORS by Rachael Hale
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"The subtlety of some of the color differentiations (orange and yellow are awfully close in hue) and busyness of other compositions demonstrates, however, that the board-book dollar would still be better spent on the fortuitously timed reprint of Margaret Miller's I Love Colors. (6-12 mos.)"
Adorable babies (is there any other kind?), mostly white but some with darker skin, cavort on different-colored backgrounds to a pretty standard doggerel praisesong: "Lovely baby, / wiggly toes, / stops to smell / a sweet RED rose." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE REVENGE PLAYBOOK by Rachael Allen
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 16, 2015

"A deceptively light look at the dark side of football culture. (Fiction. 12-18)"
When boys on the football team start dumping their girlfriends, the girls team up to get revenge. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SOUND OF BUTTERFILES by Rachael King
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"As lush and captivating as the jungle in which it is set."
In this debut novel about love, betrayal and devotion, King offers a vibrant portrayal of a jungle inner-world and the characters who roam within it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CITY MOON by Rachael Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Wonder-filled and delightful. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A mother and child search for the moon on an evening walk in the city. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SONG FOR A PRINCESS by Rachael Mortimer
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"A quiet jewel about friendship and renewal, this is a princess story without the usual clichés as well as a tale that shows the beauty and regenerative power of words. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this original fairy tale, a little brown bird that loves words listens intently as a princess and her friend tell each other stories and play in the garden. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KIMMY'S MARVELOUS WIND-CATCHING WONDER by Linda Glaser
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2017

"An upbeat esteem booster and discussion starter. (Picture book. 4-6)"
The eponymous wonder is a rather mundane paper kite, created and eventually flown by Kimmy, a young brown-skinned girl with two long, black braids. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAMA LOVED TO WORRY by Maryann Weidt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Readers' own mothers' worries will seem tame in comparison. Follow this up with some McBroom for more tall tales from the farm. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A tall tale fit for worrying mothers everywhere. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY FIRST SHAPES  by Violet Peto
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"Useful if uninspired. (Board book. 1-3)

"
A photo-illustrated primer of shapes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALCHEMY'S DAUGHTER by Mary A. Osborne
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 14, 2015

"This medieval love story and its memorable heroine are likely to resonate with contemporary teens. (maps, historical timeline, glossary, bibliography) (Historical fiction. 14-18)"
When a headstrong, intellectually curious 17-year-old living in 1344 San Gimignano, Italy, becomes a midwife's apprentice, she embarks on a harrowing journey to discover her true vocation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLUE BOTTLE MYSTERY by Kathy Hoopmann
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 21, 2015

"Two stories, both sketchy, that, while not actually at cross purposes, never really move in tandem. (Graphic fantasy. 9-11)"
In this graphic version of a 2001 novel, a lad with Asperger syndrome finds the world at least a little easier to navigate after he unearths a magic bottle. Read full book review >