Search Results: "Theo Pauline Nestor"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"Not another slick how-to, but a comforting reminder that life goes on after the spouse is gone."
A divorced mother's funny, chatty, revealing take on Splitsville—with just enough anguish and sadness to be utterly believable. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Helpful exercises combined with the memories of one woman's journey down the oftentimes scary and lonely path of the writer."
A woman explores her personal world of writing. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Solid reading for comparative religions, current events and the clash of civilizations."
An eye-opening look into the abyss: the great yawning gulf that lies between the true believer and the infidel. Read full book review >

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KONIN by Theo Richmond
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 28, 1995

"This marvelous book revives, just in time, a way of life that, when another generation has passed, will be truly irretrievable. (32 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A stunning recreation of a lost time and placethe Polish shtetl, or village, where Richmond's parents were born, and whose Jewish population was destroyed in the Holocaust. Read full book review >

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THE SHADOW MASK by Lin Oliver
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"It's clear there will be a third installment, which may help to clarify what all the fuss is about…or not. (Science fiction. 10-14)"
Newly orphaned, forced to live with an uncle he never knew he had and trying to cope with a strange new ability to hear the past, Leo's suffering more than normal teen angst. Read full book review >

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IAN IS SICK  by Pauline Oud
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"Ian isn't well, and his book isn't so great either. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Some TLC and a play date help a sick little boy get better. Read full book review >

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OSCAR AND HOO FOREVER by Theo
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2005

"Though younger readers may be disappointed to discover that dreams aren't as easily directed as the author suggests, the mutual affection so strongly expressed by these unlikely companions should make a lasting impression. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Young Oscar and his buddy Hoo, a small, puffy cloud with faint facial features, return to share dreams and affirm their friendship in this restrained follow-up to Oscar and Hoo (2002). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Intriguing. (historical note) (Historical fiction. 11-15)"
Fascination with Joan of Arc has continued for over 500 years. Read full book review >

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THE RED JUDGE by Pauline Fisk
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Haunting and provocative. (Fiction. YA)"
An upsetting scenario begins as realistic fiction and swirls into an old Welsh myth or a desperate dream state. Read full book review >

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LADY OF THE REEDS by Pauline Gedge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 18, 1995

"Splendid set-piece scenes cry out for movie treatment, but Thu is an anachronistic and unconvincing early Egyptian feminist."
Another lavishly detailed epic of ancient Egypt from the New Zealand-born author of The Twelfth Transforming (1984), etc., as well as Stargate, a 1982 science-fiction title recently made into a movie. Read full book review >

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DEATH SURGE by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"Readers with a love of yachting and a keen sense of maritime geography will enjoy Rowson's latest. Everyone else will be pretty much confused."
The disappearance of a young yachtsman sends shock waves through the Portsmouth CID. Read full book review >

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THE SUFFOCATING SEA by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2008

"A nicely complex plot overcomes Rowson's overripe prose."
Murder and arson strike too close to home for a detective investigating someone else's case. Read full book review >