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 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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RIDING THE WHITE HORSE HOME by Teresa Jordan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1993

"A sensitive, colorful series of contemplations, ultimately more impressionistic than cohesive but still a valuable rendering of family life and ranching in the American West. (Ten pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
A heartfelt tribute to the Wyoming family ranch on which Jordan (Cowgirls, 1982) was raised, and to the hardy people who chose that difficult way of life. Read full book review >

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THE OTHER MOTHER by Teresa Bruce
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Pleasant and sympathetic, even in its darker moments—of particular interest to readers schooled at the barre."
Affecting memoir of intergenerational friendship. 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 >

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Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Engaging characters, a tight, well-drawn plot that is complex and captivating, and an overall tone that manages to be both lighthearted and emotionally lush make this a sweet, fun and satisfying read."
After his fiancee abandons him at the altar to marry his brother, Max Burke flees London for the isolation of a ramshackle, reputedly haunted castle in Cornwall, where he'll contend with a surly, secretive staff, a mesmerizing portrait of a woman-turned-ghost and a housekeeper he's tempted to strangle—or seduce. Read full book review >

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MIKEY AND ME by Teresa Sullivan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 27, 2017

"An honest, intense look at a family's experience with severe disability."
A matter-of-fact, revealing debut memoir by the sister of a severely disabled woman. 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 >