Search Results: "Rosie Smith"


BOOK REVIEW

ROSIE by James Robert Parish
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 14, 1997

"A few steps up from supermarket tabloid, but with no juicy gossip; and for those following Rosie coverage in the media or at her Web sites, there's not much news here."
A prolific biographer of Hollywood's famous and forgotten, Parish (Liza! Read full book review >

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SMITH by Leon Garfield
Released: Sept. 1, 1967

"More Hogarth than Cruikshank, this lacks the gusto of Devil in the Fog (1966) but readers who respond to the author will follow him here."
"Smith. 'unted, 'ounded, 'omeless, and part gin-sodder. Smith. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAGGIE SMITH by Michael Coveney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"An authoritative and perceptive portrait."
The illustrious career of "a great stage actress in both comedy and tragedy, and an international film star." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROSIE & CRAYON by Deborah Marcero
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"A good addition to the loss-of-a-pet bookshelf. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Rosie's world turns gray when her dog passes away, but friendship and color bloom again when she helps reunite another child with a lost cat. Read full book review >

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ROSIE & REX by Bob Boyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"In the end, this is a simple friendship story with pictures that will likely grab attention but won't stand up well to multiple readings. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Two very different friends have a bit of trouble deciding what to do together in this simple story about finding common ground. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PATTI SMITH by Victor Bockris
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"But she and her many fans deserve better than this sometimes sensationalistic, second-hand account of her life."
Lou Reed and Keith Richards biographer Bockris offers the first full-length portrait of —70s rock icon Patti Smith, a woman whose charismatic live shows and uncompromising music earned her the moniker "The High Priestess of Punk." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROSIE GIRL by Julie Shepard
Released: July 11, 2017

"Several of the right ingredients languish under infelicitous execution. (Thriller. 14-17)"
A psychological thriller promises scandal and drama. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CINDERELLA SMITH by Stephanie Barden
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 24, 2011

"Though the first-person narration sounds a little too close to the voice of Sara Pennypacker's Clementine, the richness of this new friendship and the gentle resolution will make readers hope for another installment. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Cinderella Smith cannot keep track of her shoes. Read full book review >

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NOSY ROSIE by Holly Keller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Keller's lovely story is a sure pick to share with any youngster struggling with peer issues. (Picture Book. 4-7)"
A wee fox's knack for locating lost items earns her an undesirable moniker in this sensitive tale from Keller. Read full book review >

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BALLERINA ROSIE by Sarah Ferguson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"With so many wonderful ballet stories available, this is one to skip. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl with red curls loves to dance—until she starts ballet school. Read full book review >