Search Results: "Stevie Green"


BOOK REVIEW

PRINCESS PETAL AND THE TRAPDOOR by Joss  Albért
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 11, 2012

"Even with some nicely executed animation and an impressive look, the story of the princess and the trapdoor is too slight a narrative for its production work. (iPad storybook app. 4-9)"
A visually snazzy app about a bored princess is hamstrung by a weak story. Read full book review >

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IMPASSIONED CLAY by Stevie Davies
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2000

"Historically fascinating and emotionally gripping: another success for Davies."
A striking seventh novel from British scholar and critic Davies (Four Dreamers and Emily, 1997, etc.) examines the revolutionary passion of two women separated by 400 years. Read full book review >

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FOUR DREAMERS AND EMILY by Stevie Davies
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"An airy read, light and rewarding; particularly enjoyable to those bewitched by the academic world of letters."
In a charming, comic little novel on the love that literature can inspire, a motley group of Brontâ enthusiasts gather for an academic conference—and end up transforming their chaste devotion into a more physical passion. Read full book review >

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JUDY & LIZA & ROBERT & FREDDIE & DAVID & SUE & ME... by Stevie Phillips
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 2, 2015

"An unsparing look at the dark side of show business."
Adventures among the stars. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 9, 2008

"A fine gag gift for Southerners or Christians with a sense of humor."
The Passion of the Christ meets The Dukes of Hazzard in this interpretation of the Gospel of John written in a slangy, Southern dialect. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY KITCHEN by Stevie Parle
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"A voyage for the palette of any eager cook."
Recipes from Sri Lanka, India, Ireland and a myriad of other countries and regions are interspersed with cooking techniques and personal stories of the author's travels. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A WEEK WITHOUT TUESDAY by Angelica Banks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"A stimulating read that validates and encourages the creative impulse—highly recommended. (Fantasy. 8-14)"
In this middle-grade sequel to Finding Serendipity (2015), Tuesday McGillycuddy, Baxterr the dog, and the fictional, winged Vivienne Small continue their adventures in the worlds of writerly imagination.Read full book review >

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A CAST IS THE PERFECT ACCESSORY by Allison Gutknecht
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"Even the most wayward child readers would agree that Mandy needs stronger adult direction. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Eight-year-old Mandy is back, as bossy and insecure as ever (Don't Wear Polka-Dot Underwear with White Pants, 2013). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLUEBERRY PANCAKES FOREVER by Angelica Banks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"Richly complex and nourishing. (Fantasy. 10-13)"
The third book in the Finding Serendipity series finds Tuesday McGillycuddy back in the fictional world of Vivienne Small, but this time Tuesday's adversary is a jealous character of her mother's own imagination. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH A GHOST by Rebecca Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A solid guidebook to shelve with similar tomes on caring for monsters, trolls, fairies, dragons, and the like. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Green's picture-book debut is a guidebook that will be useful for anyone lucky enough to meet a ghost. Read full book review >