Search Results: "T. Berry Brazelton"


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FAMILIES: CRISIS AND CARING by T. Berry Brazelton
Released: May 15, 1989

Once again, Brazelton (What Every Baby' Knows; To Listen to a Child; etc.) uses the predicaments of actual families to reflect on child development, this time focusing on serious situations affecting entire families: adoption, stepfamily tensions, grave illness in a child, death of a young parent. Read full book review >

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LEARNING TO LISTEN by T. Berry Brazelton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2013

"Readers familiar with Brazelton's books and articles on babies and children may relish this close-up look at the man who guided them through the vicissitudes of parenthood; others, not so much."
Memoir of the much-admired pediatrician and prolific author. Read full book review >

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OTHERMOON by Nina Berry
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"More substantial and satisfying than it looks. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Readers who've been desperate to learn what happens next to teen shape-shifter Desdemona Grey and her band of Otherkin (2012) will find plenty to enjoy in the action-packed sequel. Read full book review >

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ALL THE TRUTH THAT'S IN ME by Julie Berry
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 26, 2013

"A tale of uncommon elegance, power and originality. (Historical thriller. 12 & up)"
Eighteen-year-old Judith Finch gradually reveals the horror of her two-year disappearance in a stunning historical murder mystery and romance. Read full book review >

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THE EMPEROR'S OSTRICH by Julie Berry
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 18, 2017

"Readers looking for easy laughs will find them here. (Fantasy. 8-13)"
What do you do with an emperor who has "the heart of a rotten onion and the spine of a soup noodle"? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Blue-sky speculation on the grandest possible scale."
Travel to the stars, long a staple of SF, is the subject of this optimistic look at our race's future. Read full book review >

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COLORED SUGAR WATER by Venise Berry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2002

"To writing what doodling is to painting."
Continuing where she left off in All of Me (2000), Berry ignores the tenets of good storytelling and aims clearly for a single racial market. Read full book review >

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THE POETRY OF WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS OF RUTHERFORD by Wendell Berry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Of interest to poetry neophytes and newcomers to Williams' work, less so to seasoned readers."
A personal and critical homage to a giant of American poetry. Read full book review >

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DEATH AND THE CROSSED WIRES by Linda Berry
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 18, 2009

"Droll dialogue from Hen and Trudy (Death and the Family Tree, 2007, etc.) and a rather sweet rendering of small-town life. Still, the motive is a bit shaky, and a major clue is all but shouted from the rooftops early on."
Ungodliness erupts during a baptism. Read full book review >

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WHEN LOVE CALLS, YOU BETTER ANSWER by Bertice Berry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2005

"'Life and love keep on coming,' Aunt Babe tells us. And who's to deny her? Many will identify."
Berry's fourth and perhaps breakthrough inspirational (Jim & Louella's Homemade Heartfix Remedy, 2002, etc.), in tamped-down black English. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1996

"But his insight into the mind of young players, combined with his considerable interviewing skills and charm, will draw in the more casual tennis fan as well."
A former ranked junior player, Berry (Tough Draw: The Path to Tennis Glory, 1992) again brings his expertise to bear on the pro tennis circuit. Read full book review >