Search Results: "Teresa Cárdenas"


BOOK REVIEW

OLOYOU by Teresa Cárdenas
by Teresa Cárdenas, illustrated by Margarita Sada, translated by Elisa Amado
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Cárdenas supplies no source note, but her simple, good-humored tale will appeal to young readers and listeners. (Picture book/folktale. 6-8)"
Billed a Yoruba myth by the publisher and presented in parallel English and Spanish renditions, this tale from a Cuban storyteller and priestess of the Santería religion explains the origin of comets and the stars. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR OF LIVING VIRTUOUSLY by Teresa Jordan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 16, 2014

"Jordan's engaging collection abounds with provocative inquiry, offering plenty of food for thought."
Thoughtful reflections on virtue and vice. Read full book review >

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A TALENT FOR MURDER by Teresa LaRue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 11, 2015

"This easy-reading first in a planned series is full of Southern charm, a touch of romance, and the usual suspects."
When her aunt comes under suspicion in a murder case, a devoted niece turns sleuth. Read full book review >

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A KISS TO REMEMBER by Teresa Medeiros
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 3, 2001

"Plenty of fun for the Harlequin crowd."
Another reworked fairy tale from Madeiros (The Bride and the Beast, 2000)—this time, Sleeping Beauty as a Regency romance. Read full book review >

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Rekindled by Teresa Irizarry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2015

"An uneven novel that nevertheless provides an accessible introduction to an overlooked hero and the birth of religious freedom in the North American colonies."
A fictional reconstruction of Roger Williams' fight (and flight) for religious freedom in 17th-century England and New England. Read full book review >

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SKANK by Teresa McWhirter
CLASSICS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

This stark, convincing portrait of a girl struggling to live in a tough neighborhood should appeal to teens looking for realism. Read full book review >

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THE CRIMSON SHARD by Teresa Flavin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A gripping continuation. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
In the sequel to The Blackhope Enigma (2011), a villain abducts Sunni and Blaise to discover the secrets they learned while inside magical artist Fausto Corvo's painting. Read full book review >

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ONE PASSION by Teresa Matvejs
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"A flimsy narrative and excessive scatology."
In Matvejs' novel, a performer with a traveling circus in the Australian Outback tries to keep her family together in the face of intimidating difficulties. Read full book review >