Search Results: "Sherri Mills"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 8, 2011

"A solid blueprint for a successful relationship."
An innovative method of cutting off the dead ends in your marriage and creating new life. Read full book review >

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GEORGE MILLS by Stanley Elkin
Released: Oct. 25, 1982

"So, though this 488-page novel is a leaky collection of parts rather than one whole strong book (Elkin is a short-form writer no matter how he's packaged), connoisseurs of comic fiction will consider it required reading: a brilliant set of flags blowing the irrepressible wind of Elkin's fierce, bold comedy."
George Mills, who lives in St. Read full book review >

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HOPE MILLS by Constance Pierce
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1997

"It's hard not to think of Gibbons's suggestive, economic style and her subtle feminism when slogging through Pierce's relatively artless complaints against small-town life in another era."
A first novel by storywriter Pierce (When Things Get Back to Normal, 1987) travels the same Carolinian terrain as the much more elegant work of Kaye Gibbons; thematically, it bears a lot in common with Robert Clark's novel, In the Deep Midwinter (1996), which also culminates in an illegal abortion during the Eisenhower years. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 11, 2003

"Of much interest to environmentalists, community planners, and policy wonks."
Create a clean, green paper mill in the heart of New York, adding jobs and dollars to a failing economy? Rare is the good idea that is realized without being made somehow less good. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2001

"Emblematic of the truly significant sacrifices and triumphs of a passing generation. (30 b&w photos)"
A solid tribute to some remarkable WWII heroes: the spectacularly brave and selfless civilians who helped thousands of Allied fliers shot down in France evade the Nazis and get back to England so they could fight again. Read full book review >

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PRESIDENT OF THE WHOLE SIXTH GRADE by Sherri Winston
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A whip-smart, funny, and fast-paced outing equally suited to returning fans and readers who are just meeting Brianna for the first time. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Class president Brianna Justice learns that in middle school, even the best-laid plans can go awry. Read full book review >

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THE KOMMANDANT'S MISTRESS by Sherri Szeman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 1993

"A provocative exploration of a complex and disturbing relationship—the parameters of which are sometimes overwhelmed by the lyrical intensity of Szeman's writing and vision."
A somber what-if first novel that vividly explores a possible relationship between the Kommandant of a Nazi concentration camp and a Jewish inmate. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"A smart, informative manual intended to help people take care of their loved ones while also taking care of themselves."
Snelling's authoritative debut offers expert advice and relatable celebrity stories for families and friends struggling to balance caregiving with everyday life. Read full book review >

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ACTING by Sherri Winston
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Full of yo-yoing emotions many teens will recognize, this is a forthright examination of sex that makes plain how hard it is to keep the hormones from raging. (Fiction. YA)"
Eve Belinda grew up acting in all the plays written by her twin Al, the star student of the family. Read full book review >

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THE SWEETEST SOUND by Sherri Winston
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Readers will be rooting for both Cadence as she claims her gift and the community who supports her. (Fiction. 8-12)"
What if, in not keeping a promise to God, you make a deal with the devil? Read full book review >