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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WHAT'S YOUR SIGN?
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for Zodiac (Book 1) by Romina Russell

Cover Story: Cosmos-esque
BFF Charm: Meh
Swoonworthy Scale:
 3
Talky Talk: Exposition Overload
Bonus Factor:
 Zodiac
Bonus/Anti-Bonus Factor: Houses
Relationship Status: First Date Fizzle

 

Cover Story: Cosmos-esque

This reminds me of the artwork for many a scientific docu-series: neat to look at, but ...


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BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >