Search Results: "Sara Ogilvie"


BOOK REVIEW

MEET THE PARENTS by Peter Bently
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 6, 2014

"Heart-warming to smile-inducing to giggle-generating, this book gives parents and children of most types something to relate to. (Picture book. 3-7)"
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BOOK REVIEW

RHINOS DON'T EAT PANCAKES by Anna Kemp
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2015

"Amusing and whimsical. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A purple rhino moves in and the adults are oblivious. What's a kid to do? Read full book review >

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WHEN THE MUSIC STOPPED by Elisabeth Ogilvie
Released: March 6, 1989

Another lobster potboiler by the Maine maven and author of some 39 novels. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Small Vegetables by Audrey  Ogilvie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 9, 2015

"Highly charged, melodramatic, and full of summer atmosphere, albeit overstuffed with detail."
In this debut novel, a dangerous familial legacy threatens the summer peace of a Nova Scotian village where townies and rich visitors mingle and sometimes collide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EASINESSES FOUND by Fan Ogilvie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2016

"Verses that offer glimpses into rarely mapped reaches of consciousness."
Ogilvie's (You: Selected Poems andKnot: A Life, 2008) new collection of poems and paintings delights the eye and the mind. Read full book review >

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SISTERHOOD
by Leila Roy

Stuff happens to most people. One thing going wrong, I mean. One family member missing a chance to help. One who cuts you off. One person with her own shit to deal with.
One of those things isn’t enough to send you falling through the cracks.
But all of them together, they accumulate. An abandoned mother here. A missing uncle ...

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BOOK REVIEW

THE RABBIT, THE FOX, AND THE WOLF by Sara
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"That rabbit is taking a terrrible chance; still, the art here is extraordinary and the outcome, at the least, provocative. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Another wordless book from the creator of Across Town (1990). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOW TO MEND A HEART by Sara Gillingham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 22, 2015

"Heartbreak is a tough concept for young children to comprehend, and this metaphor doesn't make it any easier. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A young boy must sew his beloved stuffed elephant back together after his dog gets hold of it; Gillingham uses this as a metaphor for mending broken hearts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHICKEN AND CAT by Sara Varon
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2006

"A fine, deceptively simple-looking start. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Artfully using color more than faces to show feeling, Varon debuts with a wordless, very simply drawn tale of a New York City chicken finding a way to make a feline visitor from the country more at home. Read full book review >

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IF ONLY ALL BOOKS WERE THIS UNIQUE
by Mandy Wan

 

 

BOOK REPORT for If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan 

Cover Story: You Tried
BFF Charm: Maybe... No
Swoonworthy Scale:
 7 - 5 = 2
Talky Talk: Would It Be a Bad Pun to Call This “Straight Up”?
Bonus Factors:
 Diversity, Trufax
Relationship Status: Don’t Go Changing for Me

Cover Story: You Tried

Hand holding is an ...


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