Search Results: "Tamara Linse"


BOOK REVIEW

EARTH'S IMAGINED CORNERS by Tamara Linse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2015

"An overly expository but moving tale of love and marriage."
A young couple tries to make their marriage work under the trying circumstances of the American West during the1880s. Read full book review >

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HOW TO BE A MAN by Tamara Linse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2013

"A slim volume packed with rugged tales and smart, brawny characters."
Short storieson ranching and relationships. Read full book review >

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DEEP DOWN THINGS by Tamara Linse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2014

"A moving but uneven depiction of a family struggling through loss."
In Linse's (How to Be a Man, 2014) novel, three orphaned siblings must rely on each other through a host of tragedies and triumphs. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2008

"Meeting a real need, this is an excellent choice for the preschool set. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A simple, clearly worded text about divorce for the youngest children, this will help parents hammer home the twin messages that it is not the child's fault and that the child is loved very much by each parent, no matter what happens. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET TO CLARA'S CALM by Tamara  Levitt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 21, 2017

"Even for New Age parents and kids, Clara may be just too calm. (Picture book. 8-12)"
Mindfulness is the new hot topic in education, so this effort could be a timely addition to the "picture books for parenting" shelf. Read full book review >

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The Christmas Tree Keeper by Tamara Passey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 20, 2014

"A feel-good holiday romance."
A miraculous Christmas tree farm brings a couple together in Passey's (Mothering through the Whirlwind, 2015) novel.Read full book review >

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STEALING MR. RIGHT  by Tamara Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"Morgan (Model Behavior, 2015, etc.) has superbly revived the pairing of romance and jewel heists."
A marriage between a jewel thief and an FBI agent is an unconventional match made in heaven. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Kinship by Tamara Neal
Released: March 8, 2013

"A picture book with a valuable message of acceptance, unevenly executed."
A picture book that emphasizes love and diversity while introducing children to different types of family relationships. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"Propelled by a rich narrative, this is one of many books that would have proven helpful to American leaders before they decided to invade Iraq."
A pleasantly informative memoir of an Iraqi family from the twilight of the Ottoman Empire before World War I to Baghdad today. Read full book review >

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365 Happy Hours by Tamara Whitacre
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 16, 2013

"Cheers to this bevy of spirited recipes brimming with history, which will keep cocktail fans cheerfully buzzed all year long."
A creative recipe collection featuring 365 days' worth of history-themed cocktails. Read full book review >

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SUMMER INDISCRETIONS by Tamara Mataya
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"A vacation in itself, this summer-fling fantasy is more romantic, more fun, and even hotter than the real thing."
A young professional falls in love with her brother's best friend—and discovers her wild side—when she books a vacation using a house-swapping app. Read full book review >