Search Results: "Rhonda Pollero"


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SLIGHTLY IRREGULAR by Rhonda Pollero
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 17, 2012

"Lots of shopping, lots of steam, and if you don't blink, you might catch the mystery."
A trust-fund reject fights a crush on her hot boss by developing an even bigger crush on an even hotter private investigator. Read full book review >

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KNOCK OFF by Rhonda Pollero
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2007

"Finley's firm sense of priorities and laser-accurate descriptions of the most banal circumstances will make readers eager for an encore."
Romance writer Pollero spins the hilarious tale of a paralegal whose loyalty to a client imperils her bargain-chasing. Read full book review >

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BARGAIN HUNTING by Rhonda Pollero
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"An uneven mystery fails a charming, amateur detective."
The third in Pollero's Finley Anderson Tanner mystery series has Finley finding love, bargains and bullets flying her way. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"An often engaging and intimate remembrance."
A woman explores how her hair has shaped her identity in this memoir. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"A fine read for budding geographers, developers, urban planners and other devotees of the surveyor's art."
A thoughtfully written, handsomely illustrated history of surveying. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A detailed story of one woman's journey and the lessons it taught her."
A debut firsthand account of a near-death experience. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Trite in style as well as content, this resembles nothing more than a series of overgrown book reports. (b&w photos not seen)"
An uncritical assemblage of information about six famous writers and how they spent the years of fascism's rise and WW II. Read full book review >

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A WINDOW OF TIME by Audrey O. Leighton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"A sweetly philosophical look at time, memory, and the connection between old and young. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Shawn tells readers about his grandfather, who often seems lost in the past, in a gently rhythmic text. Read full book review >

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THE MOST IMPORTANT THING by Rhonda Roth
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"A sensitive, informed picture book about a child's deep need for communication and reassurance when parents divorce, useful for children, parents and family counselors."
Former elementary school teacher Roth's debut picture book gently imparts an essential message: When a marriage ends, the well-being of the children involved is "the most important thing." Read full book review >

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DADDY CALLS ME MAN by Angela Johnson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"This may be a book to pair with Peter Catalanotto's The Painter (1995), for two glimpses of the lives of artists. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This story from Johnson (The Rolling Store, p. 300, etc.) consists of four short verses (``Big Shoes,'' ``Spin,'' ``Noah's Moon,'' and ``Baby Sister'') about the happy home life of a young African-American boy. Read full book review >