Search Results: "Victoria Adler"


BOOK REVIEW

ALL OF BABY, NOSE TO TOES by Victoria Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2009

"This intuitive picture book exposes children to the beauty of language, their bodies and a communal expression of love. (Picture book. 0-3)"
Speech pathologist Adler harnesses her knowledge of language to introduce baby's cutest body parts (all of them) through playful sounds, words, beats and rhyme. Read full book review >

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BABY, COME AWAY by Victoria Adler
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Sweet but not stellar—stick with Adler's earlier success, All of Baby, Nose to Toes, illustrated by Hiroe Nakata (2009). (Picture book. 2-4)"
A bird, cat, dog and fish take turns inviting Baby (who looks more like a toddler) to "come away." Read full book review >

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PRIMED AND READY
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Violet Grenade by Victoria Scott

Cover Story: Pretty Deadly
BFF Charm: Caution!
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: Unreliable Narrator
Bonus Factor: Mysterious Loner Dude
Anti-Bonus Factor: Awful Grownups
Relationship Status: Friends?

Trigger Warning: Violet Grenade features scenes of attempted assault, abuse, and bullying, and touches on very dark themes of death and murder. Some situations might be ...


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HEED THE OPENING NOTES
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for This Savage Song (The Monsters of Verity #1) by Victoria Schwab

Cover Story: Deceptive

BFF Charm: Maybe x 2

Swoonworthy Scale: 3

Talky Talk: She Thought, He Thought

Bonus Factors: Paranormal Creatures

Anti-Bonus Factor: Lack of Backstory

Factor: Duology Starter

Relationship Status: Looking Forward to a Second Date

Cover Story: Deceptive

This cover is pretty, and ...


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THE TIES THAT BIND by Warren Adler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 24, 1994

"Fiona's recent adventures."
Who would've thought that Sgt. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 4, 1997

"A candid book whose look backward provides a hopeful blueprint for reviving the possibilities that seemed so endless in the 1960s. (Author tour)"
A stunningly revelatory chronicle of a generation long misunderstood. Read full book review >

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INVITATION TO PROVENCE by Elizabeth Adler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Talky, contrived, sure to please the fans."
Setting: the south of France. Plot: see quiz below. Read full book review >

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A PLACE IN THE COUNTRY by Elizabeth Adler
Released: June 19, 2012

"Adler, much like an inexperienced cook, has thrown everything she finds into the pot. Instead of creating a reasonably tasty dish, she's dished up some unpalatable mush."
Another over-the-top romantic suspense novel from the author of It All Began In Monte Carlo (2010, etc.). Read full book review >

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Auntie Jodi's Helpful Hints by Jodi Adler
Released: Sept. 10, 2014

"A volume of humorous hints that may be best suited as a gift for someone who's tired of traditional advice books."
Adler, in her debut, offers a book of not-so-serious advice for living. Read full book review >

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ROLLING WITH VICTORIA JAMIESON
by Julie Danielson

Author-illustrator Victoria Jamieson is new to graphic novels, but she proves with Roller Girl, on shelves next week, that she’s got this, thanks very much. “Full of charm and moxie,” says the Kirkus review of this book, which tells the story of two best friends, whose close friendship comes to an end one eventful summer. Astrid falls hard for ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE SEA TIGER by Victoria Turnbull
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A sweetly imaginative story about friendship whose message will linger. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Turnbull's debut plumbs the depths of a friendship between a confident Sea Tiger and a quiet merboy. Read full book review >

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PINKALICIOUS 123 by Victoria Kann
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2016

"Children learn gender stereotypes soon enough. No need to rush the process. (Board book. 2-4)"
Pinkalicious spreads her message to the board-book set. Read full book review >