Search Results: "Signe Sturup"


BOOK REVIEW

CIRCLES OF ROUND by Signe Sturup
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2013

"Ostensibly aimed at very young children, the concepts and text have something a tad middle-aged about them, making this a messy miss. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Although this book deals in circularity, there is something oddly square about the concept and the language. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BY HER OWN HAND by Signe Hammer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 14, 1991

"A harrowing tale of survival in a truly dysfunctional family."
One woman's attempt to comprehend and ultimately learn to live with the fact of her mother's suicide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

8 KEYS TO END BULLYING by Signe Whitson
NON-FICTION
Released: May 26, 2014

"The conversation is far from over, but Whitson blasts a hole in the darkness, providing useful information on how this form of persecution can be halted."
How to identify and terminate aggressive mistreatment of and by children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"'In chasing the beliefs I had as a child, I'd somehow managed to grow up'—into a person easily as captivating as her quarry."
A search for faeries—and magic in general—allows former book editor Pike to reclaim a happier, more engaged life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"A fine, insightful and sometimes moving journal composed by a wholly likable young woman—better than fiction. (period photographs, editor's note) (Nonfiction. 11-18)"
Chicago schoolgirl Joan Wehlen was known for her writing skills—quite correctly, as her always-entertaining 1937-1942 diary proves. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Grendel's Mother by Susan Signe Morrison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 25, 2015

"An enchanting, poignant reimagining of Beowulf."
Morrison's (The Literature of Waste, 2015, etc.) historical novel explores the legend of Beowulf.Read full book review >