Search Results: "Rosemary Clement-Moore"


BOOK REVIEW

FANTASY
Released: Aug. 26, 2008

"Maggie's snarky humor and quirky personality keeps this novel's first half light, but the second takes a dark, page-turning twist as Maggie is forced to figure out and destroy the ancient source of the sisters' power. (Horror. YA)"
Supernaturally perceptive teen Maggie Quinn battles evil again in this sequel (Prom Dates from Hell, 2007), which fast forwards to her first semester at Bedivere University (BU), where, to Maggie's surprise, she finds herself rushing campus sororities. Read full book review >

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SPIRIT AND DUST by Rosemary Clement-Moore
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 14, 2013

"Another smart Goodnight caper. (Paranormal mystery. 13 & up)"
A ghost-whispering 17-year-old is roped into a cinematic showdown between the FBI and the mob. Read full book review >

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PROM DATES FROM HELL by Rosemary Clement-Moore
FANTASY
Released: March 13, 2007

"Fun, but with gaps. (Fiction. YA)"
When geeky Stanley Dozer asks Maggie Quinn to the senior prom, she isn't thrilled, and things only get worse when, as she rejects him, a group of popular students dubbed the "Jocks and Jessicas" begin bullying him. Read full book review >

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TEXAS GOTHIC by Rosemary Clement-Moore
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 12, 2011

"This engaging mystery has plenty of both paranormal and romance, spiced with loving families and satisfyingly packed with self-sufficient, competent girls. (Paranormal mystery. 12-15)"
A pragmatic heroine must confront her magical side to save the day, find the ghost, win the boy and corral the goats. Read full book review >

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THE SPLENDOR FALLS by Rosemary Clement-Moore
FICTION
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"Long, satisfying and just chilling enough, this will please a wide audience and leave readers hoping for more. (author's note) (Fantasy/mystery. 13 & up)"
Clement-Moore forsakes her Maggie Quinn series to craft a stand-alone Southern Gothic with a Celtic flair—and leading man. Read full book review >

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ROSEMARY by Kate Clifford Larson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A well-researched, entertaining, and illuminating biography that should take pride of place over another recent Rosemary bio, Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff's The Missing Kennedy."
In-depth coverage of one Kennedy daughter who never gained the spotlight like her siblings. Read full book review >

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CLEMENT ATTLEE by John Bew
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2017

"The 'invisible man' gets his well-deserved due in this thorough new biography."
Detailed, philosophical biography of the unprepossessing, longtime leader of the British Labour Party, who laid out a "new deal" for the postwar Britons and cut imperial ties. Read full book review >

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CLEMENT GREENBERG by Florence Rubenfeld
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1998

"A clear and honest summary of the life of one of the most pugnacious, influential, and original critics of modern art. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A sympathetic biography of the controversial critic who championed the abstract expressionist school as early as 1944, when he anointed Jackson Pollock and a few others as the ``future of American painting.'' The bristly Greenberg, who died in 1994, began writing literary and art criticism and essays in the '30s, while working for the US Customs Service in New York. Read full book review >

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THE ESSENTIAL HAL CLEMENT by Hal Clement
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2000

"At opening up new perspectives, Clement is masterful."
Follow-up to the first installment (1999), this one consisting of 17 stories, 1942-87, though on what basis they were selected isn't clear. Read full book review >

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MISS MOORE THOUGHT OTHERWISE by Jan Pinborough
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2013

"A must for school and public libraries and those who love them. (author's note, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 6-10)"
Any library school student or librarian who doesn't know the name of Anne Carroll Moore is greatly remiss; this book will set them right. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 2003

"A richly textured past intimately evoked."
From an Italian journalist who lives part of the year in New York, a beguiling memoir of growing up in a Tuscan city, learning to cook local and family favorites. Read full book review >

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BECOMING ROSEMARY by Frances M. Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Otherwise, this is an auspicious debut. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Wood debuts with a nearly flawless, always charming coming-of- age tale. Read full book review >