Search Results: "Twin Peacocks Publishing"


BOOK REVIEW

AND SO YOU WERE BORN by Mona Parsa
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 22, 2011

"A dazzly dud. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
A far-out meditation on the implications of being born. Read full book review >

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PUBLISHING by Gail Godwin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"No blindingly brilliant insights into the seismic changes that have transformed publishing but an agreeable memoir that captures its pleasures and pitfalls."
The evolving nature of the book business over the past half-century, as experienced in one up-and-down career. Read full book review >

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TWIN by Allen Shawn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 3, 2011

"In sometimes moving prose, Shawn reveals the psychological damage of having and losing a twin."
Deeply personal memoir that also examines the mystery of autism. Read full book review >

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TWIN TROUBLE by Peter Bently
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"National Geographic, known for its nonfiction publishing, provides little information to tots in this slight tale. (Board book. 2-4)"
Two bear cubs get themselves in a jam in this ineffective lift-the-flap story. Read full book review >

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WHERE THE PEACOCKS SING by Alison Singh Gee
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"Gee provides interesting details on the changes in her outer world but not much depth or introspection on her inner growth."
In this coming-of-age memoir, Los Angeles-based journalist Gee examines her transformation from social-climbing material girl to loving mother after falling in love with a fellow journalist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"This informative photo essay will amaze and mystify twins and singles alike. (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
Jackson (The Wildlife Detectives, 2000, etc.) has crafted a fascinating compilation of human-interest stories, mythical, historical, and scientific information, and photographs about twins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TWIN PICKLE by Ann Doro
by Ann Doro, illustrated by Clare Mackie
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1996

Doro poses the pickle of which lively, identical twin sister- -Jenny or Ivory—is doing what in a doting, rhythmic litany of their exploits, aided immeasurably by Mackie's witty illustrations. Read full book review >

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FLORA AND THE PEACOCKS by Molly Idle
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"Design, engineering, and art intersect to deliver a virtuoso interpretation of the pitfalls and pleasures of triads. (Picture book. 3-7)"
While Idle's previous titles (Flora and the Flamingo, 2013, etc.) feature her young, white dancer with a single avian partner, this story presents a pas de trois. Read full book review >

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MURDER WITH PEACOCKS by Donna Andrews
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 12, 1999

"The perfect wedding gift for those friends and relatives you wish would elope, or take vows of chastity."
Lucky Meg Langslow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TWIN FLAMES by Tanja  Kobasic
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"Sisterly drama combines with a generous dosing of the supernatural in this intricate adventure for fans of urban fantasy."
The second book in Kobasic's (Vanishing Twin, 2014, etc.) urban fantasy series about conjoined sisters. Read full book review >