Search Results: "Ruthanna Khalighi Hopper"


BOOK REVIEW

CELEBUTANTES by Amanda Goldberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"A featherweight Tinseltown send-up with a surprisingly well-balanced heroine."
A debut novel from Goldberg (daughter of producer Leonard Goldberg) and Hopper (daughter of actor Dennis Hopper) about a career-challenged Hollywood princess who tries to make her mark on the fashion world during Oscar week. Read full book review >

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BENEATH A STARLET SKY by Amanda Goldberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2011

"Forgettable showbiz spoof."
Fashionista Lola Santisi is hit with multiple personal and professional crises during a trip to the annual Cannes Film Festival. Read full book review >

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I NEVER by Laura  Hopper
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"This steamy and delightfully explicit exploration of teen sex and emotional growth begs to be passed from friend to friend under cover of the cafeteria table. (Romance. 14-18)"
A heterosexual teen girl experiences the ups and downs of first love and first sex. Read full book review >

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Released: June 27, 2012

"Simple, easy-to-follow steps detail how to develop a lasting workout regimen."
Former Occidental College swimming and water polo coach Hopper (Healthcare Happily Ever After, 2007, etc.) offers a concise guide to developing an exercise program. Read full book review >

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CASSANDRA--LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL! by Nancy J. Hopper
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1998

"Still, Hopper evokes the scenes of the city, and what the book lacks in credibility, it makes up for in sheer diversion. (Fiction. 10-13)"
An entertaining (and true, according to an author's note) story of a family that lives at Carnegie Hall in 1944, with the fighting of WWII far away. Read full book review >

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I WAS A FIFTH-GRADE ZEBRA by Nancy J. Hopper
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1993

"Still, it's a fun read that's bound to appeal to its target audience. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Hopper (The Queen of Put-Down, 1991) offers another light, humorous story focusing on the self-consciousness of preadolescence. Read full book review >

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THE INTERRUPTED EDUCATION OF HUEY B by Nancy J. Hopper
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1991

"A disappointing effort. (Fiction. 12+)"
During his last semester, Huey imperils his graduation by nearly destroying his hitherto exemplary school record. Read full book review >

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WHAT HAPPENED IN MR. FISHER'S ROOM by Nancy J. Hopper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Though the writing can be pedantic and clichÇ-laden, Hopper (I Was a Fifth-Grade Zebra, 1993, etc.) has composed a quick read with a convincing middle-school setting. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Lanie's eighth-grade science teacher, Mr. Fisher, is incompetent. Read full book review >

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MARCH OF THE MINI BEASTS by Ada Hopper
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"First of a tasty if not immediately nourishing new series. (Adventure. 5-8)"
When Dr. Bunsen, Gabe, Laura, and Cesar's mad-scientist neighbor, tries out his growth machine on Gabe's plastic animal toys, there's an unexpected result—they come to life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 5, 2015

"A standout, approachable self-improvement guide that emphasizes mental, spiritual, and physical integration."
Authors Rhoades and McDonald's useful handbook offers actionable concepts, based on well-researched methods, as tools for improved health. Read full book review >