Search Results: "Tiffany Strelitz Haber"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MONSTER WHO LOST HIS MEAN by Tiffany Strelitz Haber
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 17, 2012

"Readers will chime in with the 'hip, hip hooray' this cuddly-looking creature earns when he finally embraces and celebrates his differences. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Although there are many stories about the perils and rewards of a monster's turning nice, this one goes a little further, touching upon being rejected by peers, being bullied and eventually being at ease with who one is. Read full book review >

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WHO KILLED TIFFANY JONES? by Mavis Kaye
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Residents of the other 45 states can add several zeroes to their payoff and save energy and patience by purchasing a lottery ticket instead."
Forget about Tiffany Jones, the diabetic comeback diva who didn't appear onstage at the Apollo Theater because she was dead backstage of unknown causes: Who slit Dutch heroin smuggler Kees Van derVall's throat, and shot rapper Brixton Hewitt, and cut self-made Dallas millionaire K.J. Hunter's brake line, and racked up the other dozen casualties here? Read full book review >

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CLARA AND MR. TIFFANY by Susan Vreeland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 11, 2011

"A novel that reads like a labor of love. Unfortunately, the labor is as evident as the love."
In her sixth work of fiction about the inter-penetration of life and art, Vreeland (Luncheon of the Boating Party, 2007, etc.) celebrates the putative designer of Tiffany's leaded-glass lampshades. Read full book review >

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SUMMER AT TIFFANY by Marjorie Hart
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2007

"A fond backward glance."
Manhattan during the summer of 1945, as the author remembers it. Read full book review >

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BREAKFAST WITH TIFFANY by Edwin John Wintle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2005

"Here's hoping Wintle gets to negotiate his own film rights. 'Whatever,' as Tiffany would say, he deserves to make a bundle, split evenly with his bundle."
She's 13, he's 40; she's been given her walking papers from her mother, he's the uncle there to catch her: they are a modernized odd couple, and the sparks they throw are a glowing pyrotechnic display. 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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Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"An unbalanced dual narrative."
Author Haber (The Somali Pirate, 2009, etc.) presents a political thriller and war fantasy-cum-sci-fi dreamscape that follows the adventures of modern-day Somali pirate Noor Fayrus. Read full book review >

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HERCULES AMSTERDAM by Melissa Glenn Haber
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2003

"A quirky but engaging disquisition on number systems (most mice can't count past three) closes this witty, well-told beneath-the-floorboards adventure. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Haber turns Stuart Little inside out for an inventive, tongue-in-cheek children's debut. Read full book review >

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UNIVERSE 2 by Robert Silverberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 1992

"About average overall, with new ideas few and far between and a stale writers'-workshop air hanging over much of the proceedings."
The Universe series, comprising previously unpublished material, once edited by the late Terry Carr, was revived in 1990 by the Silverbergs (note the change in publisher from Universe 1). 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 >

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 >