Search Results: "Tracey Garvis Graves"


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COVET by Tracey Garvis Graves
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"A realistic, engaging portrayal of one woman's marriage in crisis and the choices she makes for the sake of love and self."
A lonely housewife befriends a lonely policeman, and the two begin a platonic but emotionally charged relationship. Read full book review >

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UNCLE BLUBBAFINK’S SERIOUSLY RIDICULOUS STORIES by Keith Graves
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"But it's hard to imagine an adult able to bear reading it to them. (Picture book. 7-10)"
"OK, so I'm Uncle Blubbafink. Hello already. Read full book review >

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SECOND BANANA by Keith Graves
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Take this off the shelf to share with primary-grade students who are navigating the ever changing landscape of friendship. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Under the big top, the show must go on, but the relationship between a spotlight-grabbing monkey and the amiable gorilla that assists him is ripe for a change. Read full book review >

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THE ORPHAN OF AWKWARD FALLS by Keith Graves
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Unfortunate Events galore, served with relish. (finished illustrations not seen) (Melodrama. 11-13)"
The creator of such picture books as Frank Was a Monster Who Wanted to Dance (1999) and Three Nasty Gnarlies (2003) dishes up a first novel seasoned with the same delightfully twisted, ghoulish sensibility. Read full book review >

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CHICKEN BIG by Keith Graves
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"For all kids who know they are really smarter than the grown-ups. (Picture book. 5-8)"
"On a teeny little farm, in an itty-bitty coop, a very small hen laid a big, humongous egg"—and, of course, out of that egg hatches a big, humongous chick. Read full book review >

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WITCH EYES by Scott Tracey
Released: Oct. 8, 2011

"Tracey's promising debut neither panders nor patronizes, trusting readers to solve Belle Dam's complex mysteries alongside a capable, self-assured hero. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
A bewitching blend of paranormal romance and intrigue. Read full book review >

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ANGEL’S GRACE by Tracey Baptiste
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"A nice read. (Fiction. 11+)"
Thirteen-year-old Grace has always known that somehow she doesn't fit in with the rest of her family. Read full book review >

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THE FALLEN STAR by Tracey Hecht
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Fresh and fun: the brigade delights as it explores another forest mystery. (Fantasy. 7-12)"
The Noctural Brigade returns in the third installment in the eponymous series. Read full book review >

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TEBOW TAILS by Tracey Sullivan
Released: Sept. 28, 2016

"While reaching out to save a friend in trouble—even a bully—is an act of heroism, kids, don't try this at home!"
A bully learns a valuable lesson about how to treat his friends in this anthropomorphized dog tale of adventure on the water from debut author Sullivan. Read full book review >

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JOCKEY DAUGHTER by Tracey Cooper
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 7, 2016

"Readers may want more explanations, but even the gaps in this well-written, engrossing book about an abusive mother are revealing."
This debut memoir offers a glimpse into the world of horse racing and a detailed account of abuse. Read full book review >

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THE FIRST KING OF HOLLYWOOD by Tracey Goessel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"An informative, engaging life of a film icon."
A lively biography of a lauded actor. Read full book review >