Search Results: "Susan Glickman"


BOOK REVIEW

BERNADETTE IN THE DOGHOUSE by Susan Glickman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A satisfying sequel leaving room for more. (Fiction. 7-9) "
When her former best friend Jasmine comes to visit during winter break, third-grader Bernadette ignores her current friends, hurting their feelings and coming close to breaking up the Lunch Bunch. Read full book review >

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BERNADETTE AND THE LUNCH BUNCH by Susan Glickman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2009

"Allard's occasional line drawings show a diverse cast of characters and add to the appeal of this substantial chapter book first published in Canada in 2008. (Fiction. 7-9)"
First her best friend moves away and then the school system excludes third graders from the science fair competition. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 12, 1993

"Bland conversations informed largely by the author's profeminist bias."
A pastiche of interviews with daughters of women who struggled individually and collectively as part of the women's movement of the 60's and 70's. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STOLEN WORDS by Mark Glickman
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"The text is approachable and the material is invaluable. The written word prevails."
The odyssey of Jewish books in the wake of the Holocaust. Read full book review >

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MARCHING TO ZION by Mary Glickman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"The author abandons the most relatable character in the narrative to focus on a weaker, less interesting—and in many ways, more predictable—story."
Characters are kicked to the side of the road with little afterthought in Glickman's (One More River, 2011, etc.) tale of forbidden love and intolerance, set in the South during the early 1900s. Read full book review >

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SOUNDING THE WATERS by James Glickman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1996

"A skillful exposition of very little: Glickman seems to have mastered the politician's art of using rhetoric to inflate the mundane without transfiguring its shape."
On his first outing, Glickman takes us into the deep waters of political turmoil in a tale that carries its resemblance to All the King's Men a bit too heavily and far. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2016

"Entertaining common-sense advice for parents to ensure that their children don't run amok."
Sensible suggestions on how to raise your children so they don't become screaming brats who offend everyone around them. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 1996

"A frank, fascinating memoir by a remarkable reporter. (47 illustrations, not seen)"
The legendary athlete and broadcasting pioneer recounts with great emotion the triumphs and setbacks of nearly seven decades in the sporting world. Read full book review >

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THE SCROLLS OF NEF by Gary Glickman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"An enjoyable, somewhat overlong fantasy of clashing beliefs."
In Glickman's (Aura, 2004, etc.) third novel, two princes face a threat that is both physical and philosophical.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 10, 1989

Some Americans are alarmed by the fact that foreign companies are buying up US assets at an increasing rate. Read full book review >

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FASHIONING A FRIENDSHIP
by Leila Roy

I sat back and considered my words. They had to be enough to get me in. After all, I alluded to the loss of my mom without mentioning any of the désagréables details, and I talked about the constant moving without getting into the foster homes and the times we’ve lived in the car. I think it is best not ...
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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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