Search Results: "Sheryl Marie"


BOOK REVIEW

RAIN-DROP AND PEEK-A-BOO by Sheryl Marie
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 20, 2010

"A personalized picture book best suited for those who really love rabbits."
Sing-song rhymes accompany charming colorful illustrations in this lively twist on a pet adoption book. Read full book review >

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TO CATCH A KILLER by Sheryl Scarborough
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"Despite its interesting premise, this debut falls short of its potential. (Mystery. 14-18)"
Scarborough's debut mystery novel follows a teenager on a journey to find her mother's killer. Read full book review >

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MONSTERS IN APPALACHIA by Sheryl Monks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A memorable debut: each of these stories is as original and multidimensional as the characters who inhabit them."
A varied cast of mothers, miners, school kids, and mountain folk grapple with desire, poverty, and, yes, even monsters in 15 stories set across Appalachia. Read full book review >

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THE UNEXPECTED DAUGHTER by Sheryl Parbhoo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 14, 2016

"An impressive, culturally informative, and engaging love story filled with conflicts."
A romance between a woman from a poor, Southern family and a man from a large, close-knit, Indian immigrant clan sparks a clash that threatens to destroy the lives of three main characters in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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LEAN IN by Sheryl Sandberg
NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2014

"An ideal graduation gift that, although aimed at women, has plenty to offer young men as well."
An expanded version of Facebook COO Sandberg's 2013 best-seller, this time with additional material aimed specifically at women just entering the workforce. Read full book review >

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LEAN IN by Sheryl Sandberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 12, 2013

"A compelling case for reforms that support family values in the continuing 'march toward true equality.'"
Facebook COO Sandberg (ranked fifth in Forbes' 2011 list of the most powerful women in the world) reveals how gender discrimination still operates against her and other less-fortunate women. Read full book review >

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KILLER COCKTAIL by Sheryl J. Anderson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 8, 2005

"Anderson manages to be both arch and sanctimonious: a dreary follow-up to her tepid debut."
Solving her boss's murder might not have snared a promotion for the advice columnist at Zeitgeist magazine, but it could just be her ticket to her own romance. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1992

"Spanish cocido of boiled meats and chickpeas, what the Londons offer is variety and novelty in a neo-middlebrow taste range—and lots of it. (Line drawings—125—not seen.)"
A decade after their Sheryl and Mel London's Creative Cooking with Grains and Pasta, a health-food-style compendium that had its share of bean complements and was already showcasing such grains as amaranth, sorghum, and triticale, the indefatigable Londons have pulled in some yet newer grains (quinoa; teff) and a separate alphabet of beans, and have contrived yet more of their generally palatable, though somewhat capricious, recipes. Read full book review >

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WAITING FOR THE WHALES by Sheryl  McFarlane
ANIMALS
Released: March 24, 1993

"Poetic and comforting. (Picture book. 4-9)"
In an award-winning Canadian book, an old man's sense of harmony with the orcas (killer whales) he observes from his clifftop later helps his family accept his death. Read full book review >

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KILLER RIFF by Sheryl J. Anderson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 6, 2007

"Anderson's overplotted fourth is not for readers who expect the solution to make sense."
An advice columnist's long-awaited promotion to the features section begins with an article about a late rock icon's possibly murderous family. Read full book review >

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KILLER HEELS by Sheryl J. Anderson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 12, 2004

"Delicious dialogue between Molly and her buds leaves barely enough room for detection—or much of anything else."
Life is good in Anderson's yuppie-themed debut, even when murder imperils your wardrobe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REDEFINING DIVA by Sheryl Lee Ralph
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 13, 2012

"Ralph emerges as a likable woman whose character is unspoiled by success. She is careful to note that family life outside of the spotlight is most important, yet she also accepts the responsibility and power of influence that come with fame."
A highly enthusiastic memoir by one of the original Broadway Dreamgirls. Read full book review >