Search Results: "Rue L. Cromwell"


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You'll Like Linton by Rue L. Cromwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 31, 2015

"Meticulous and candid, this slow-moving volume about small-town life should attract aficionados of American history."
An isolated farm boy discovers the wonderful—and war-torn—world outside his fence. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 19, 2010

"A fascinating, well-rooted theory of being human, with guideposts to increasing awareness."
Cromwell explores "notions of the infrastructure of human functioning"—via the building blocks of constructs—that result in who we are. Read full book review >

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A TIME IN CHINA by Rue L. Cromwell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 8, 2014

"A thoughtful album of memories that sheds light on a world now lost to history, illustrating daily Chinese life with earnest words and snapshots."
Like a time capsule, Cromwell's debut memoir offers artifacts from a certain place and time: China in the early 1980s, as witnessed by a visiting American psychologist. Read full book review >

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Finally My Favorite by Rue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2015

"A triumphant chapter centered on two sisters and their unbreakable bond."
From author Rue (My Favorite Second Chance, 2015, etc.) comes the third book in a series about the lives of the Hutchinson sisters.Read full book review >

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SO NOT OKAY by Nancy Rue
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Spiritually centered and practically minded; it's the first in a trilogy, so look for other perspectives in subsequent volumes. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Sixth-grader Tori Taylor knows firsthand what it feels like to be the target of bullying, but when the class bully sets her sights on the awkward new girl, Tori must decide whether to intervene or to lie low and save herself. Read full book review >

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THE WHOLE GUY THING by Nancy Rue
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"A safe, readable book on a challenging topic that offers conservative, prayerful advice for young teens. (Nonfiction. 11-15)"
Rue, who maintains a Christian teen blog, has gathered questions from female preteens and young teens on a variety of topics related to interactions with boys, and here she expands that into an advice resource. Read full book review >

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LIMOS, LATTES & MY LIFE ON THE FRINGE by Nancy Rue
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2011

"Overall, an interesting and entertaining-enough school story. (Christian fiction. 12 & up)"
This high-school drama with a strong evangelical subplot may appeal to Christian readers. Read full book review >

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BRAND NEW EMILY  by Ginger Rue
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2009

"But like any good sales campaign, the material is so enjoyable that readers might not even notice that they've learned something. (Fiction. 11 & up)"
One of the eternal mysteries of middle school is the question of popularity: What makes one child popular while another is not? Read full book review >

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TOURNAMENTS, COCOA & ONE WRONG MOVE by Nancy Rue
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Her hypercompetitive father, truculent brother, once-distant-now-supportive mother and saintly physical therapist stretch believability, but Cassidy's likable enough that readers will probably stick with her anyway. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Cassidy is a gifted basketball player, so when she lands wrong and blows out her ACL in a key game, it doesn't just foul up the season, it jeopardizes her ability to win a college scholarship, and MRIs, surgery and physical therapy don't come cheap. Read full book review >

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HARD ROCK by Ginger Rue
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2017

"If there were a reality show called Real Housewives of Tuscaloosa: The Middle School Years, this might suffice as the print version. (Fiction. 10-14)"
This second book of the Tig Ripley series continues as Tig and her all-girl band, Pandora's Box, struggle with middle school drama. Read full book review >

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The Great Mother Bible by Mare Cromwell
NON-FICTION
Released: April 9, 2015

"Positive, powerful insights about love, spirituality, the universe, and Mother Earth."
A nature mystic shares her latest series of engaging conversations with Mother Earth in this spiritual guide. Read full book review >