Search Results: "Teri Hall"


BOOK REVIEW

AWAY by Teri Hall
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2011

"Another absorbing, suspenseful and imaginative effort in this excellent series. (Dystopia. 12 & up)"
This worthy sequel to Hall's The Line (2010) continues to build a dystopian world rich with suspense and moral choices. Read full book review >

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THE LINE by Teri Hall
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2010

"Well done indeed. (Science fiction. 10 & up)"
This interesting dystopic series opener from debut author Hall follows the fortunes of Rachel, whose mother, Vivian, is "Gainfully Employed" by Ms. Moore, owner of an orchid business, a "Private Enterprise." Read full book review >

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A ROMANTIC NOD TO WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
by Bobbi Dumas

As we close out March, I thought it would be a nice salute to women’s history month to focus on some great historical romance and some truly terrific romance heroines!

First off, I wanted to give a major shout-out to a debut novel that was released this week, Lisa Berne’s You May Kiss the Bride (which earned a starred review ...


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LOVE & LAUGHTER BY CHAPTERS
by Bobbi Dumas

I’ve written think pieces, essays, book reviews, blog posts, etc., etc., etc. on the amazing power of romance novels - how they make us feel better, uplift us, create community for many women (and some men), help us feel secure in a sometimes hostile world, and on and on and on.

I know not everyone agrees with me on this, but ...


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FAVORITES AND NEW DISCOVERIES
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

As I prepare for another year to roll in, I thought I’d share some of my favorite reads and new discoveries from 2016.

Some of you may know this has been a bit of a tumultuous year for me, but I was blessed to travel to a number of conferences, including RT, RWA, Chicago North’s Spring Fling, and ...


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BOOK REVIEW

I’M A DUCK! by Teri Sloat
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Storytimers will wish they too were ducks. (Picture book. 2-6)"
"Duck? / Yup, you're a duck! / I'm a duck. Yup, / by some magnificent / stroke of good luck, / I'm a duck!" Read full book review >

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PIECES OF CHRISTMAS by Teri Sloat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Sloat's imaginary postage stamps are attractive images, but the title, concept, and connection with Santa never coalesce into a real story. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Sloat continues exploring the theme of her previous work, Hark! Read full book review >

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FROM ONE TO ONE HUNDRED by Teri Sloat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

An equally delightful companion to Sloat's first book, From Letter to Letter (1989), with a full page for each number up to ten and double spreads for 20, 30, etc. to 100. Read full book review >

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RIVKA’S WAY by Teri Kanefield
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"Simple sentence after simple sentence gives a numbing effect that further dooms the potential appeal. (Fiction. 9-11)"
Set in Bohemia in 1778, this story centers on Rivka Liebermann, a 15-year-old Jewish girl living in the Prague ghetto with her family. Read full book review >

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ALEXANDER HAMILTON by Teri Kanefield
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A solid introduction to a charismatic founding father. (timeline, chapter notes, bibliography, index) (Biography. 10-14)"
The contributions and eventful life of founding father Alexander Hamilton are examined and explained. Read full book review >

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HARK! by Teri Sloat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"There seems no end to the making of Christmas stories, but this one will stick with readers, if only for its outstandingly daffy premise. (Picture book. 6-8)"
With the holiday season bringing its usual mountains of mail, squads of cloud-dwelling aardvarks in snappy blue uniforms swoop down on stubby golden wings to give busy postal workers an assist in this knee-slapper from the author of Farmer Brown Shears His Sheep (2000). Read full book review >