Search Results: "Sarah-Kate Lynch"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WEDDING BEES by Sarah-Kate Lynch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"There are too many points in the book that stretch the plot and characters from beyond believable to just plain silly."
A Southern beekeeper moves to Manhattan and causes quite a buzz in a honey-coated, hard-to-swallow romance. Read full book review >

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BLESSED ARE THE CHEESEMAKERS by Sarah-Kate Lynch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2003

"Amusing in a Green Acres kind of way, but far too cute for comfort overall."
Cheesy US debut about a collection of misfits and losers who come together on a magical dairy farm in Ireland. Read full book review >

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DOLCI DI LOVE by Sarah-Kate Lynch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2011

"An atypical, sometimes awkward (see the title) version of chick lit which cheerily proposes that two wrongs can make a right."
A betrayed wife collides with two biscuit-baking, elderly Italian sisters who double as matchmakers in a bumpy romantic fantasy. Read full book review >

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THE CIRCUS GOES TO SEA by Kate Klise
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"With this series, youngsters will find reading smooth sailing and look forward to future escapades. Next up: The circus tours Europe! (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 7-10)"
In the third installment of the endearing Three-Ring Rascals chapter books, Sir Sidney's circus brings cruise-ship entertainment to a new level, and Brambles' heart grows as large as an ocean. Read full book review >

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THE SHOW MUST GO ON! by Kate Klise
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Most children will agree the book is 'smafunderful (smart + fun + wonderful).' (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 7-10)"
In this entertaining chapter book, the first in a series, readers meet kind Sir Sidney and the gentle performers and hands in his circus. But Sir Sidney is tired and leaves the circus under the management of new-hire Barnabas Brambles for a week. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1998

"Florence and her intriguing attitude and art win over the class, Sam, and even the stuffy principal—how she does it is part of a tale overflowing with imagination and fun. (Fiction. 9-13)"
It starts off innocently enough, with principal Walter Russ asking artist Florence Waters to sell him a drinking fountain for the Dry Creek Middle School. Read full book review >

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SHALL I KNIT YOU A HAT? by Kate Klise
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Sarah Klise incorporates clever, whimsical details into her paintings, as well as striking contrasts between the dimly-lit interior of the rabbit house at night and the snow scenes, which glow with pale-blue light and swirling snowflakes. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This joint effort by two sisters weaves the joy of making and giving gifts with the value of receiving them gracefully and gratefully. Read full book review >

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THE GREATEST STAR ON EARTH by Kate Klise
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 6, 2014

"Absurd situations, winning characters and plenty of heartfelt moments and laughs combine to make this a surefire hit. (Graphic fiction hybrid. 7-10)"
Who is the best performer? That is the question in this second in the entertaining Three-Ring Rascals chapter-book series. Read full book review >

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TILL DEATH DO US BARK by Kate Klise
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2011

"Good, merry fun dances on every page, with bubbling humor for child and adult alike. (Humor. 8-12)"
The third installment in this cheery little series set in the town of Ghastly adds several new characters: siblings Kitty and Kanine Breth and a dog loud enough to wake the dead. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RABBIT AND THE NIGHT MARE by Kate Klise
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2008

"A worthy introduction to puns. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Little Rabbit needs a topic for his school report, but he rejects his mother's suggestions of bugs, clouds, reindeer, hummingbirds or stars. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Yes, as it turns out, but the Klises ultimately dish out just deserts all round, along with sweet dollops of bee lore and life coaching. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Showing no signs of fatigue, the Regarding series hums into its fifth episode amid the usual bustle of angst-ridden subplots, crossed purposes, shady goings-on and painless pedagogy. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Consistently clever and often hilarious, this and its series mates may well become perennial favorites with young readers. (Fiction. 9-11)"
The doyennes of the double meaning offer a third visit to the Missouri hamlet of Geyser Creek, whose residents are now regarding two crises. Read full book review >