Search Results: "S.J. Fore"


BOOK REVIEW

READ TO TIGER by S.J. Fore
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 5, 2010

"Catch a tiger by the tale! (Picture book. 3-5)"
A young boy lies on the couch trying to read his book, but a tiger keeps interrupting him by chewing gum, pretending to be a bear, doing karate kicks and riding the boy's toy train and blowing its whistle. Read full book review >

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TIGER CAN’T SLEEP by S.J. Fore
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Indeed, readers may actually find themselves wishing for a tiger of their own. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A sleepless little boy learns that when Tiger can't sleep, no one else will, either. Read full book review >

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Fore Play by Linda Faiola Sheehan
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A goofy golfing tale that hits the green."
A company of spineless, scheming men try to gouge a California country club for every penny it's worth in Sheehan's seamy, steamy comedy of errors. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A frustratingly haphazard dramatization of a personal journey through reincarnation."
A spiritual journal alternates with scenes of historical fiction. Read full book review >

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"A story with an important message and a happy ending, suitable for even the youngest readers."
A compassionate, educational picture book about a rescued collie who finds a loving home. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 21, 1971

"Times-Square-Shoe-Shine-Composition' (in a 'Dozens' cadence) and 'The Calling of Names' flash among the serious but less well realized pieces of the second group — but nothing in either is a match for Miss Angelou's prose, where her real poetry flows without restraint."
The natural feeling that made I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings such a special reminiscence gives these verses their claim to poetry. Read full book review >

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THE VOICE INSIDE MY HEAD by S.J. Laidlaw
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 11, 2014

"A satisfying mystery peopled with characters readers will be happy they've come to know. (Mystery. 12-18)"
This absorbing mystery might or might not be paranormal, but it's certainly constantly interesting. Read full book review >

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SACRILEGE by S.J.  Parris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 10, 2012

"Densely textured but slow-moving, with a mystery whose tangled mess of multiple plots and plotters is only partly resolved by Bruno's trial for murder, attempted murder and larceny."
Giordano Bruno, the excommunicated monk attached to both the French embassy and the spy network of Sir Francis Walsingham, is lured to Canterbury by still another troubled attachment. Read full book review >

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ON THE LINE by S.J. Rozan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"All the twists you'd expect from Rozan, but speeded up within an inch of their lives, just like the summer movie this yarn ought to spawn."
Lydia Chin's been kidnapped, and Bill Smith has only 12 action-packed hours to find her. Read full book review >

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AWAKENING by S.J. Bolton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 9, 2009

"Bolton (Sacrifice, 2008) overplots on occasion, but her heroine, so troubled and so valiant, is irresistible."
There is love, murder and snakes in the grass in a picturesque English village. Read full book review >

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A Time To Act by S.J. Knight
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2015

"A devout yet deeply imaginative tale that focuses on the Apostle Paul."
A debut novel fleshes out one of the greatest stories ever told. Read full book review >