Search Results: "Robin Palmer"


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WICKED JEALOUS by Robin Palmer
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 19, 2012

"Apple-flavored cotton candy: fast and tasty, possibly slightly poisonous. (Fiction. 11-14)"
In a modern wish-fulfillment fairy tale that applies and removes feminism like makeup—frequently, easily and with relish—Simone goes from That Weird Fat Girl to hottie. Read full book review >

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THE CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET by Robin Palmer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 27, 2013

"Anyone who's ever struggled with a family member's alcoholism will find a welcome and familiar friend in Annabelle. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A teenage girl and her showbiz mom are forced to re-evaluate their relationship after rehab in this lightweight recovery story by the author of Geek Charming (2009). Read full book review >

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ONCE UPON A KISS by Robin Palmer
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"While the road may be well-trodden, readers are still in for a breezy, enjoyable ride. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
Back to the Future meets The Breakfast Club for Generation Z.Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 18, 2010

"The first in what promises to be a series of light yet heartfelt adventures. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Getting dumped by her two best friends isn't how Lucy wanted to start sixth grade. Read full book review >

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THE WOMPANANNY WITCHES MAKE ONE MEAN PIZZA by Jennie  Palmer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Pair with a pie for one mean—er, make that nice—storytime. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Two recluse witch chefs with a passion for pizza come out from behind their pizza oven…and survive the wild neighborhood kids. Read full book review >

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DEATH by Greg Palmer
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"A scrapbook of tidbits rather than a thought-out narrative; still, an enjoyable scamper through undiscovered country. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
A sprawling survey of death practices around the world; a companion volume to a forthcoming PBS series. Read full book review >

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DESIRE by Thom Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 13, 2007

"A novel of brilliant turns."
A tour de force of erotic intellectualism. Read full book review >

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THE GOLDEN RULE by Elizabeth Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 9, 1998

"A fine balm for winter."
The charm and surefire wit of Palmer's previous work (Flowering Judas, 1997, etc.) rise to the occasion once more, as a tangled web of London high society has at its center two sisters of vastly differing sensibilities—two now-grown women whose approaches to matters of the heart make life interesting for their men, their friends, and each other. Read full book review >

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FLIGHT PATH by Hannah Palmer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 4, 2017

"A thoughtful, eclectic account of what infrastructure progress can leave in its wake."
A young writer retraces her search for former homes lost to a unique form of urban sprawl. Read full book review >

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Released: March 29, 2013

"Part memoir, part reference guide, this detailed, intimate collection highlights the rich support network available for recovering addicts."
Recovery from addiction never looked as appealing as it does in this volume by a recovered alcoholic. Read full book review >