Search Results: "Seré Prince Halverson"


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THE UNDERSIDE OF JOY by Seré Prince Halverson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"Halverson avoids sentimentality, aiming for higher ground in this lucid and graceful examination of the dangers and blessings of familial bonds."
A poignant debut about mothers, secrets and sacrifices. Read full book review >

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TOMBOY by Liz Prince
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Spectacular; a book to make anyone think seriously about society's preordained gender roles (Graphic memoir. 14 & up)"
Prince explores what it means to be a tomboy in a magnificently evocative graphic memoir. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 14, 1991

"The anchor of tradition, though, and of conformity to Jewish dietary law, makes this a lot more viable than the author's last offering, Francine Prince's New Diet for Life Cookbook (1989)."
What's new (besides the use of the food processor) about the variously Jewish recipes that Prince has devised for this collection? Read full book review >

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Released: April 23, 2013

"Advice for achieving financial success by following the author's path and by purchasing the products and services he enthusiastically hawks in these pages."
A guide to finance and entrepreneurship, drawn from the author's personal experience. Read full book review >

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I SAW AN ANT IN A PARKING LOT by Joshua Prince
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2007

"He wanders across wide open pavement and, at the end, sits possessively atop a luscious-looking doughnut that is the best thing in this uninspired reprise. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Displaying a positive zest for partial rhymes, broken rhythms and ornate phrasing ("O faster ant! Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 31, 1996

"Prince Michael quickly spoils the spooky atmosphere with genre novel scenarios and New Age effects. (Author tour)"
In time for Halloween, Prince Michael of Greece (Sultana, 1983) presents the dilettantish findings of his spirit-hunting. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2016

"A rollicking tale of the incredible saga of a man constantly searching for the next exploit and sharing them in his writings."
Separating the escapades from the exaggerations in the life of one of the best adventurers of his age.Read full book review >

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GOLDENLOCKS AND THE THREE PIRATES by April Jones Prince
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 21, 2017

"Arr-guably the best pirate fairy tale to sail the seven storytimes. (glossary) (Picture book. 4-7)"
Who dares board a most worthy sea vessel when its inhabitants are out? Best be looking for the telltale golden hair. Read full book review >

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HONK IF YOU HATE ME by Deborah Halverson
ADVENTURE
Released: July 10, 2007

"The middle of the narrative drags a bit, and efforts to make most of the characters eccentric slow things down, but multiple surprises (not all believable) at the end may grab the reader's attention. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Monalisa Kent is probably the least popular person in small Muessa Junction. Read full book review >

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BIG MOUTH by Deborah Halverson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 10, 2008

"This puke-focused foodie offering will please mostly the gross-out crowd. (author's note) (Fiction. 11-14)"
This comic romp about eating disorders provides more bodily functions than functional solutions. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2001

"A sad tale of possible interest to royalty and history buffs."
The life of yet another star-crossed, crazy European royal, capably told by the blueblood author of Living with Ghosts (1996). Read full book review >