Search Results: "The Pope Twins"


BOOK REVIEW

MERMAID DREAMS by Mark Sperring
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: July 1, 2006

"A perfect bedtime 'tail.' (Picture book. 3-5)"
Like many kids, Meriam doesn't like to get ready for bed. Read full book review >

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THE TWINS by Tessa De Loo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"A flat-out masterpiece: exhilarating and unforgettable."
The impassioned memories of German twin sisters separated in childhood and ever afterward by "the silly obstacles tossed up by history": that's the core of this brilliant 1993 novel by a hitherto untranslated Dutch writer. Read full book review >

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THE POPE OF BROOKLYN by Joseph Di Prisco
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 14, 2017

"Despite some solipsistic meandering, a deft, amusing, and tough memoir."
A literary son traces his fugitive father in a pulpy yet cerebral memoir. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"Kertzer is unflinching and relentless in his exposure of the Vatican's shocking actions."
More deeply troubling revelations around Vatican collaboration with evil. Read full book review >

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THE ROMAN TWINS by Roy Gerrard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Told in rhyming verse, the genial book is inhabited by Gerrard's characteristically dwarfish people, living among extraordinarily detailed buildings. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Gerrard (Wagons West!, 1996, etc.) takes on Goths and the Roman Empire with a uniquely upended story of twins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"An upbeat survey of a decent, likable modern leader."
A sincere, adoring look at the life and legacy of the humanist pope who helped modernize the Catholic Church with the convening of Vatican II. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ICE TWINS by S.K. Tremayne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 2015

"Tremayne ably spins numerous variations of the which-twin-is-really-dead idea, playing into the inherent creepiness of wholly identical twins like Kirstie and Lydia, indistinguishable even on a DNA level."
Still reeling from tragedy, the Moorcroft family leaves London for a remote Scottish island only to find their problems increase tenfold. Read full book review >

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TWINS! by Elaine Scott
by Elaine Scott, photographed by Margaret Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1998

"A fussy layout and a typographical treatment that arbitrarily emphasizes words in the text do not detract from the smiling faces of the brothers and sisters in these pages. (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-8)"
A picture book on twinship, for ``singletons'' wondering what it would be like to have a double, and for all those puzzling out what it means to share, for fraternal twins, a birth date, and for identical twins, so many other features. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 2, 1998

"A provocative subject well considered by a talented journalist."
From National Magazine Awardwinning journalist Wright (Remembering Satan, 1994, etc.), a survey of twin research that is adding fresh fuel to the old argument over nature versus nurture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TWINS' BLANKET by Hyewon Yum
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Readers who have ever wondered what it's like to be a twin need look no further. (Picture book. 3-6)"
All children have "firsts," but twins have their own special ones. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TWINS OF TRIBECA by Rachel Pine
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 8, 2005

"Loads of fun, a guilty pleasure that goes down very easily."
The latest fiction from a company insider lays bare the workings of a very thinly veiled Miramax Films. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MIDNIGHT TWINS by Jacquelyn Mitchard
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2008

"Possibly. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A shamelessly manipulative chicklet-lit-cum-horror tale, first in a trilogy, from the famed author of the Oprah pick The Deep End of the Ocean (1996). Read full book review >