Search Results: "Tiffany Schmidt"


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HOLD ME LIKE A BREATH by Tiffany  Schmidt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 19, 2015

"A decent girl-power twist on an old fairy tale for thriller lovers. (Thriller. 13-18)"
Many parents are overprotective, but perhaps none more so than the Landlows with their daughter, Penelope, whom they forbid anyone even to touch. Read full book review >

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BRIGHT BEFORE SUNRISE by Tiffany  Schmidt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 18, 2014

"Predictable but with some sweet moments. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Prim Brighton, a high school junior, agrees to accompany sullen Jonah to a party only after the senior reluctantly promises to participate in a community-service project. Soon, sparks are flying in this opposites-attract romance. Read full book review >

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THE ADVENTURES OF BLACK DOG by Tiffany  Schmidt
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"Perhaps future outings of the Shenandoah will prove more seaworthy. (Picture book. 4-7)"
It's Black Dog and the crew of the schooner Shenandoah to the rescue!Read full book review >

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SEND ME A SIGN by Tiffany  Schmidt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"The topic has been handled far better elsewhere. (Fiction. 13-16) "
A teen with cancer stresses out over all the wrong things. Read full book review >

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BREAK ME LIKE A PROMISE by Tiffany  Schmidt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 7, 2016

"A passably successful story about a woman who needs to let go of her past to accept her future. (Thriller. 12-18)"
Magnolia Grace has to decide whom she's going to be loyal to in a time of intense transition—her family, her family's business, or herself. Read full book review >

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THE UNNATURALISTS by Tiffany Trent
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"Leaves readers wanting more, so it's a good thing the sequel potential is well set up. (Fantasy. 13-16)"
A flavorful variant of Society Girl meets Scruffy Rapscallion in a steampunk-influenced fantasy. Read full book review >

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EVERYMAN’S RULES FOR SCIENTIFIC LIVING by Carrie Tiffany
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2006

"Lapidary prose and keen historical feeling make it hard to believe this is a first novel."
Young wife confronts her husband's emotional failings Down Under. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 20, 2010

"A gentle, colorful magical adventure, with enough creepiness and kindness to sustain a series."
Social studies and algebra are plenty challenging for 11-year-old Wanda, but battling a dark sorcerer-no, not her history teacher-really tests a girl's mettle. Read full book review >

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MERCY SNOW by Tiffany Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"Baker (The Gilly Salt Sisters, 2012, etc.) has managed to carve out her own niche in this rocky North Woods terrain, largely due to her deeply flawed but likable characters."
A tiny New Hampshire river town, whose main industry is a paper mill, is rocked by a tragic accident. Read full book review >

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THE GILLY SALT SISTERS by Tiffany Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2012

"Baker's gift for richly embroidered fantasy only partially compensates for the novel's inconsistency. Alice Hoffman-lite."
In her second novel, Baker (The Little Giant of Aberdeen County, 2009) follows the lives of two sisters whose family has always harvested salt that may or may not have magical powers over their Cape Cod community. Read full book review >