Search Results: "Rhonda Roth"


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ROTH UNBOUND by Claudia Roth Pierpont
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"Although not a substitute for a full biography, Pierpont's book offers a candid and sympathetic portrait of an audacious writer."
An insightful portrait of a creative life. 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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JOSEPH ROTH by Joseph Roth
Released: Jan. 16, 2012

"A quintessential depiction of one man's view from the brink of the abyss."
The doomed world of interwar Europe comes to burning life in the anguished correspondence of the peripatetic Austrian novelist/journalist. Read full book review >

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RHONDA THE RUBBER WOMAN by Norma Peterson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"A touching coming-of-age novel both wise and generous."
A posthumous first novel offers a refreshingly intelligent and wry take on a girl growing up with a less than ideal mother in small-town Pennsylvania during the late '30s and '40s. Read full book review >

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THE COLLECTED STORIES OF JOSEPH ROTH by Joseph Roth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Essential, deeply satisfying fiction from one of the least known of the 20th-century's greatest writers."
An important collection of 17 stories and (brief) novellas, all written between 1916 and 1940 by the Austrian writer whose superb novels (including The Silent Prophet and The Radetzky March) rank among the finest rediscovered fiction of recent decades. 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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PROMPOSAL by Rhonda Helms
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Chick lit to the max. (Fiction. 12-18)"
High schoolers try to outdo one another in elaborate, romantic ways to pitch invitations to the prom. Read full book review >

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THE ENCHANTED LIFE OF ADAM HOPE by Rhonda Riley
Released: April 23, 2013

"Well-written and stocked with many strong characterizations, but fuzzy in plotting and theme."
A husband literally made in the image of others teaches Evelyn Roe about enduring love and the equally enduring human distrust of difference in Riley's debut. Read full book review >

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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 >