Search Results: "Tori Spelling"


BOOK REVIEW

PRESENTING... TALLULAH by Tori Spelling
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 2010

"Frankly, the other children seem more interesting. (Picture book. 7-9)"
This puzzling book makes for a confusing read. Read full book review >

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AARON SPELLING by Aaron Spelling
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"Professionally done, with many enjoyable moments, but not quite an Emmy-winning performance. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
From The Mod Squad to Dynasty to Melrose Place, the world's most prolific producer tells his story, anecdote by anecdote by anecdote. Read full book review >

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SPELLING TROUBLE by Frank Cammuso
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"A delightful buddy story and an auspicious series opener; be sure to make room on shelves for Salem and Whammy. (Graphic fantasy. 7-10)"
A fledgling witch receives necessary guidance from a talking cat in this utterly adorable page-turner. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"A boon to all language lovers, as well as those specifically interested in the history of English writing and psycholinguistics—and perhaps a therapeutic and educational read for poor spellers as well."
Parade magazine columnist vos Savant takes the reader on an entertaining and illuminating journey into the confused world of English orthography. Read full book review >

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HAMSTERS, SHELLS, AND SPELLING BEES by Lee Bennett Hopkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2008

"This title in the long-standing I Can Read series should sell itself in bookstores and should be a first purchase for libraries. (Early reader/poetry. 5-8)"
This well-chosen anthology focuses on classroom and schoolyard experiences and is just right for beginning readers in primary grades. Read full book review >

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A VERY WITCHY SPELLING BEE by George Shannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"Shannon and Fearing combine their considerable talents to create a most bewitching tale of self-confidence and perseverance. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When young witch Cordelia enters a spelling bee, not only does she need to rely on her skills as an accomplished speller, but she must also use her wits to foil the competition…in the nicest way possible. Read full book review >

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THE SPELLING BEE BEFORE RECESS by Deborah Lee Rose
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A blooper. (Picture book. 5-9)"
It's down to the final three. Can "The Slugger" win the big spelling bee? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PINKY AND REX AND THE SPELLING BEE by James Howe
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 1991

"Sweet's attractive illustrations extend the wholesome good humor. (Young reader. 6-8)"
One of two new books about the likable best friends introduced in 1990. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Complete Guide to English Spelling Rules by John Fulford
Released: April 24, 2012

"A supremely useful spelling resource for native and non-native speakers alike.
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A volume examines the quirks of English in a logical, no-frills manner. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CANDY AT LAST by Candy Spelling
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"For hard-core Spelling (either Aaron or Tori) fans only."
Hollywood memoir 101. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOUL PLAY by Tori Carrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2007

"Though Sofie's adventurous life in the Greek community makes for pleasant reading, she's still a pale shadow of Stephanie Plum."
Fueled by Greek coffee, Sofie Metropolis investigates lost pets and cheating husbands. Read full book review >