Search Results: "Sharon Morrisette"


BOOK REVIEW

SHARON by Gilad Sharon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"Sharon's son provides a solid template on which subsequent biographers will have to build."
The life and times of Israel's warrior leader Ariel Sharon, chronicled by his son. Read full book review >

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TOADS AND TESSELLATIONS by Sharon Morrisette
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Readers will come away with a little more knowledge about tiled patterns, if not shoemaking, but the visual and fictional wrapping does more to obscure the concept than illuminate it. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Two children work out a patterning problem in a tale that is more "math"—actually geometry—than "adventure." Read full book review >

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SHARON OEHLER: PEDIATRICIAN by Jennifer Bryant
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1991

"Glossary. (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
One of a useful new series of seven—''Working Moms: A Portrait of Their Lives.'' (Others include a lawyer [Hispanic], music teacher [black], veterinarian, and park ranger.) Read full book review >

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SHARON TATE by Ed Sanders
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Readers are likely to finish the book more confused than illuminated by all the possibilities, theories, and potential co-conspirators."
The author revisits the murder that spawned his best-known book, The Family (1971).Read full book review >

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ARIEL SHARON by Nir Hefez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2006

"Peacemakers are rare in the Middle East today, and this well-written biography is thus particularly timely."
An admiring, if critical, life of the Israeli warrior/politician. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 20, 2006

"A life of noisy desperation, vomited up con brio. (52 b&w and color photos throughout)"
Exhausting memoir soaked in bodily fluids from warmhearted showbiz vulgarian Osbourne. Read full book review >

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SHARON TATE AND THE MANSON MURDERS by Greg King
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 2000

"Readers might wonder why King's account suddenly surfaces 31 years after the killings, but true-crime fans and Manson fetishists (you know who you are) will find it irresistible."
An oddly timed, incredibly detailed account of the most famous of the Manson Family's victims. Read full book review >

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THE FORGETTING TIME by Sharon Guskin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"Guskin's debut novel tells a sentimental story with a murder mystery at its core, and it's interesting even if you don't go for the premise."
A single mom confronts the possibility that her troubled 4-year-old is the reincarnated spirit of a murdered child. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"The book doesn't dwell long enough on the smallest moments, but each of them feels like meeting the baseball legend—and maybe, sometimes, even better than the real thing. (historical note, photos) (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
Brooklyn Dodgers fan Steve's life is changed when Jackie Robinson and his family move into his Jewish neighborhood in 1948. Read full book review >

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The Widow's House by Sharon Chmielarz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 19, 2015

"Spare, powerful, well-calibrated poems that perceptively anatomize grief."
A collection of poems explores loss and its aftermath with stark thoughtfulness. Read full book review >