Search Results: "Rosa C. Scoushe"


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FRACTURED by Rosa C. Scoushe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 24, 2013

"A fast-paced, tightly woven crime novel that is frightening, funny and always enjoyable."
A complex mystery that tracks a woman's quest for justice both on the job and in her own life. Read full book review >

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EMILY'S HOPE by Rosa C. Scoushe
Released: April 23, 2010

"Readers who find themselves riveted by stories like Sybil and A Beautiful Mind will likely enjoy this absorbing, but long-winded, novel."
A family takes on the challenge for caring for two abused children in this inspiring debut novel. Read full book review >

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LUMBERVILLE SEVEN by Rosa C. Scoushe
Released: June 21, 2012

"Reminiscent of one of those wonderful 19th-century doorstop novels."
A story of coming-of-age, of nurturing and of the fact that it does indeed take a village to raise a child. Or to raise seven of them, for that matter. Read full book review >

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Musings of Yukiyu' by Rosa C. Scoushe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 22, 2015

"A slow-paced novel with a beautifully portrayed tropical setting."
In Rosa's (Fractured, 2013, etc.) historical novel, tragedy forces a Puerto Rican teenager to become his family's sole provider as America's influence begins to slowly change his native land. Read full book review >

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ZEKE THOMPSON, AMERICAN HERO by Rosa C. Scoushe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2011

"Fun and educational—a unique look at post-Civil War America."
A righteous man traverses Civil War era America and fights for the causes in which he believes. Read full book review >

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REFLECTIONS ON A STONE by Rosa C. Scoushe
Released: Nov. 22, 2011

"Rosa's collection has moments of insight, but readers may struggle through a fog to find the nuggets."
Rosa (Zeke Thompson, American Hero, 2010, etc.) presents a series of short stories that address a wide variety of subject matter. Read full book review >

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THE PRESIDENT'S CADDY by Tony Rosa
Released: July 4, 2014

"An elegant tale, perfect for golfers and nongolfers alike."
In Rosa's (Birdie, 2012, etc.) novel, Sam Parma, an observant, self-conscious teenager, learns about life, love, human nature and himself as he caddies for an ex-president at a local golf tournament. Read full book review >

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THE LAST WILD PLACE by Rosa Jordan
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"The issues of development and declining habitats, and the importance of protecting 'these last wild places' are made both real and exciting for middle-grade readers. (Internet resources) (Fiction. 8-12)"
In this absorbing sequel to Lost Goat Lane (2004) and The Goatnappers (2007), almost 13-year-old Chip Martin discovers a mother panther and her two cubs while exploring the "Old Place," an abandoned farm near his home in rural south Florida, the back half of which is still in native vegetation. Read full book review >

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MEMOIRS OF LETICIA VALLE by Rosa Chacel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1994

"A notable debut."
First published in 1945 and now making its US debut: in luminous prose, an elliptical tale of seduction from one of Spain's leading women writers. Read full book review >

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MY LOVE, MY LOVE by Rosa Guy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Bring on the violins: a hopelessly two-dimensional story rendered more so by its sentimentality."
Trinidadian-born Guy (The Sun, the Sea, and a Touch of the Wind, 1995, etc.) offers an excruciatingly atmospheric retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid. Read full book review >

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SOLEDAD SIGH-SIGHS/SOLEDAD SUSPIROS by Rigoberto González
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2003

"These strengths, combined with González's insights into the child's mind, create a visually inviting and emotionally encouraging experience, but one that will likely function better as a shared reading between adult and child rather than a child's read-alone. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Soledad (whose name means solitude) sighs because she is a latchkey kid. Read full book review >