Search Results: "Susan Elizabeth Phillips"


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WHAT I DID FOR LOVE by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2009

"Stretched to more than 400 pages, this chilly fairy tale is for devotees of the genre only."
Two Hollywood actors who hate each other but accidentally get married discover they love each other after all. Read full book review >

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Released: July 10, 2012

"Offers humor, heart and characters you'll cheer for. Romantic women's fiction at its best."
This highly anticipated book delivers Phillips' fans a charming, satisfying answer to the question "So what does Lucy do?" Read full book review >

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FIRST STAR I SEE TONIGHT by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"This thoroughly enjoyable novel delivers a swift kick to the heart—an essential summer read."
A female private detective tackles a retired NFA player in this standout romance, the eighth in the bestselling author's Chicago Stars series. Read full book review >

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CALL ME IRRESISTIBLE by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"A novel that's ponderous where it should be frothy."
A spoiled California girl becomes a pariah when she sabotages her best friend's wedding. Read full book review >

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THIS HEART OF MINE by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 6, 2001

"Warmhearted but formulaic love story, strictly for the fans."
A free-spirited heiress gets tackled by a handsome quarterback in this gush-a-minute romance by gush-a-minute specialist Phillips, here making her hardcover debut. Read full book review >

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HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Heart-wrenching and uplifting, with witty dialogue, emotional depth, and details that give substance and texture to an already entertaining, engrossing story."
Sick, broke and homeless, Annie Hewitt must retreat to the cottage her mother left her, even if it is on a remote island off the coast of Maine—and even if Theo Harp, the boy who tried to kill her when they were teenagers and who is now a best-selling horror author, is ensconced in the Gothic mansion next door. Read full book review >

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A STUDY IN MUST-READ AUTHORS
by Bobbi Dumas

So you all are Sherry Thomas fans, right?

I sincerely hope so! She’s seriously one of the smartest writers out there, and for whatever reason, her novels hit all my romance buttons. 

Last fall she released A Study in Scarlet Women, an intriguing new take on the Sherlock Holmes canon. (It got a great review and was named one ...


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BOOK REVIEW

I HEARD A LITTLE BAA by Elizabeth MacLeod
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Phillip's cheerful, brightly colored illustrations and their crayon-like outlines add considerable humor to the text. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Using rhythm, rhyme, animal noises, and gatefold pages for the guessing-game element of surprise, this book should be an instant hit with the very young. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1999

"Perhaps the least hysterical exploration into the life of urban street gangs in the US to date. (13 color, 104 b&w photos, not seen)"
paper 0-226-66772-3 An anthropologist from UCLA constructs a semiotics for decoding the graffiti markings of street gangs. Read full book review >

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ZEEE by Elizabeth Enright
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1993

"An appealing new presentation. (Fiction/Picture book. 6-10)"
First published in 1965, an entrancing story about a "bad fairy" who's really "bad about only one thing": people. Read full book review >

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YOU CAN'T SEE THE ELEPHANTS by Susan Kreller
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Disturbingly plausible, definitely thought- and discussion-provoking. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Seeing evidence that a neighbor's children are being abused, a young teenager looks for adult help and finds none in this disquieting German import. Read full book review >

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VOLCANO RISING by Elizabeth Rusch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A clever and appealing introduction to a remarkable natural phenomenon. (glossary, bibliography, further reading) (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
Blowing their tops off, growing taller and wider, and forming new mountains and islands, volcanoes can be both destructive and creative. Extraordinary illustrations complement this description of eight extraordinary Earth events. Read full book review >