Search Results: "Tiffany Simpkins Russell"


BOOK REVIEW

A SONG FOR MILES by Tiffany Simpkins Russell
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2011

"99 price tag), but it's a creative and distinctive effort that will help youngsters consider the multi-faceted purposes of music. (iPad storybook app. 4-10)"
A young boy discovers that there's more to music than instruments, lyrics and notes. Read full book review >

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ARIEL by Grace Tiffany
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Beautiful written, but in a teapot. (Fiction. YA)"
A Tempest even more fantastic than the Bard's, yet oddly modern at its heart, Tiffany's story both soars and crashes. Read full book review >

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LOVE ME ANYWAY by Tiffany Hawk
Released: May 7, 2013

"Readers will find the book's two heroines well worth knowing."
A debut novel, both funny and sad, from a former flight attendant, about two flight attendants. 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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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 >

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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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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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THE TINKER KING by Tiffany Trent
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Rushed but lush, with a nice touch of Victorian post-humanism for an original twist. (Steampunk. 13-15)"
The prize for saving the world is having to do it all over again in this companion to the steampunk romance The Unnaturalists (2012). 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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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2003

"Engaging enough to whet the appetite of those readers unfamiliar with Shakespeare's family life and times, but there's no meat here for the more sophisticated."
Shakespeare is hot, a fact shown not long ago by the success of Shakespeare In Love. Now Tiffany debuts with a strange little fantasy spotlighting the Bard's daughter Judith. Read full book review >