Search Results: "Sheila Webster Boneham"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 8, 2012

"Boneham's debut, which supplements its menagerie of human suspects with oodles of information on obedience trials, will delight dog fanciers."
An Indiana photographer whose life revolves around her dog becomes a reluctant bloodhound. Read full book review >

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CATWALK by Sheila Webster Boneham
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 8, 2014

"Janet, like her animal companions, continues to evolve in Boneham's series (The Money Bird, 2013, etc.) even if the mystery is too slight and silly to warrant much notice."
When an anti-animal agitator is murdered, it's unclear who wanted him dead badly enough to commit the crime. Read full book review >

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THE MONEY BIRD by Sheila Webster Boneham
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 8, 2013

"Equal parts mystery and dog appreciation, with a dash of romance thrown in for good measure, this second case for Janet and her pals (Drop Dead on Recall, 2012) is accessible to fans of all three."
A photographer must rely on her loyal dog and cat companions to solve the case of a murdered colleague. Read full book review >

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SHEPHERD'S CROOK by Sheila Webster Boneham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2015

"Boneham (Catwalk, 2014, etc.), who's at her best when she's able to incorporate funny bits into her storyline, struggles once more with the generic baddies and political higher-ups who are cut to the same measure every time."
A herd of missing sheep is only the beginning of a series of seemingly interconnected mysteries. Read full book review >

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ESCAPE INTO LIGHT by Elizabeth Webster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 16, 1992

"Although this pastille dissolves even as one reads, and the French-dropping characters are un peu tiresome, the birds on Tunisia's lake are charmant."
Like Webster's Johnnie Alone (1988) and The Flight of the Swan (1990), here's another earnest, sentimental chronicle about an oppressed person who finds a new life—in this case, Tunisia is the setting for escape from darkness. Read full book review >

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Medical Man by Helen Webster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2016

"A well-organized, smoothly presented blend of fact and fiction about a pioneering doctor."
A debut biographical novel examines the life of Canadian physician and surgeon Thomas Robert Ross, who practiced medicine in Alberta during the first half of the 20th century. Read full book review >

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OR THE BULL  KILLS YOU by Jason Webster
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"Webster's insights into bullfighting shed light on aspects of the Spanish character, lifting this debut and its bleak and brooding protagonist above the ordinary."
A Spanish homicide detective encounters more bull than he bargained for. Read full book review >

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ABCD by Sheila Moxley
ABC BOOKS
Released: April 1, 2001

"Children just peering over the edge of literacy may chuckle, but there are many other simple alphabets—Flora McDonnell's ABC (1994), to name one—that will leave a more lasting impression. (Picture book. 3-5)"
"Aa. Arnold is an amazing aviator. Read full book review >

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PLEASE SAY PLEASE! by Kyle T. Webster
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 26, 2016

"A didactic lesson couched in humor and fantasy, it will delight young children, but it's anyone's guess they'll learn the lesson intended. (Picture book. 3-6)"
"I want….I want…!" Caregivers who find these words all too familiar may find this etiquette book useful. Read full book review >

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NOODLE'S KNITTING by Sheryl Webster
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Gimmick aside, there's not much there. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Country mouse becomes crackerjack knitter. Read full book review >

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VALLEY OF THE BEES by Amanda L. Webster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2017

"A tale that offers mesmerizing worldbuilding and complex explorations of gender relations in a frightening dystopia."
In the near future, a teenager tries to navigate growing up in a world where women are treated as property in this debut YA novel. Read full book review >