Search Results: "Victoria Adler"


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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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BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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THE PROPERTY OF A LADY by Elizabeth Adler
Released: Feb. 20, 1990

Adler, a writer just as glitzy as your Krantzes and Collinses, but with a modicum more of good sense and verisimilitude, comes up with another wide-screen romance/ intrigue in the tradition of her Peach (1987) and The Rich Shall Inherit (1989). Read full book review >

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THE RICH SHALL INHERIT by Elizabeth Adler
Released: June 16, 1989

Adler's latest pop fiction outing is just as elaborately plotted as her previous two, Leonie (1985) and Peach (1987). Read full book review >

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AFTER THE TALL TIMBER by Renata Adler
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: April 7, 2015

"Although this volume amply reveals the author's attention to language and commitment to politically engaged journalism, many pieces seem dated, and a few are tediously long."
A collection of articles by an outspoken writer. Read full book review >

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IT ALL BEGAN IN MONTE CARLO by Elizabeth Adler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2010

"Although her acerbic prose is a welcome diversion, Adler's tell-don't-show moralizing may have unintended consequences: Readers might sympathize more with Kitty than with her smugly entitled jet-setter nemeses."
Another frothy adventure in the South of France, Adler's follow-up to There's Something About St. Tropez (2009). Read full book review >