Search Results: "Wallis Wilde-Menozzi"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1997

"Evocative and moving. (27 b&w photos, not seen)"
A poignant and poetic memoir of an American woman's life in Parma, Italy. Read full book review >

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Released: April 23, 2013

"An up-and-down but useful collection to haul on a trip to Rome."
An American writer's dreamy incantations on many decades living between Rome and Parma. Read full book review >

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DEATH KNELL by Nicholas Wilde
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"Solid entertainment. (Fiction. 12+)"
During a visit from London to his grandfather's vicarage in a Norfolk village, Tim and his friend Jamie, both 14, are among those who discover the body of wealthy old Mr. Jefford in the crypt of an abandoned church. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1992

"Once underway, plenty of tension, with Floyd a warmhearted badman. (Illustrations—125—not seen.)"
Strangely written, often exciting life of Depression-era bank- robber/murderer ``Pretty Boy'' Floyd, by the author of Oil Man (1988). Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"The language makes it wonderful for reading aloud; it's all firmly tongue in cheek; and the magnificent illustrations amply repay close attention. (Picture book/folktale. 6-9)"
In this luxurious, exuberantly over-the-top version of the Grimm Brothers' "Willow Wren and the Bear," the animals with wings and those with feet duke it out—and the fliers come out on top, thanks to some covert intelligence gathering. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Cogent and well written, Wallis's call for action deserves to be heard."
What right has Pat Robertson to speak for America's Christians? Read full book review >

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A JAR FULL OF MICE by Diz Wallis
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"These little gems are worthy to share the small-book shelf with their eminent predecessors. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In an unabashed, remarkably successful imitation of Beatrix Potter, Wallis (Something Nasty in the Cabbages, p. 1017) concocts an appealing cat-and-mouse drama. Read full book review >

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LOVE OF THE GAME by Lori Wilde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2016

"The romance unfolds at a leisurely pace, balancing intense emotions with heartwarming family moments."
In this sweet installment of the Stardust, Texas series, a small-town belle forces a big-league player to take a seventh-inning stretch. Read full book review >

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A WEDDING FOR CHRISTMAS by Lori Wilde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"A solid Christmas romance that fans of the series will love, in which the sappy, sweet setting is balanced by the realistically depicted emotional challenges of the hero and heroine."
Two lonely people find each other again in this classic small-town contemporary romance with a holiday theme. Read full book review >

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MILLION DOLLAR COWBOY by Lori Wilde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2017

"The fifth book in Wilde's Cupid series is pretty heavy on the bad boy/good girl trope but manages to mostly make it work."
Kaia Alzate is a veterinary student who loves all animals—wild and domestic. Will her compassion and hope be enough to tame Ridge Lockhart, the wild man of her dreams? Read full book review >

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DAVID CROCKETT by Michael Wallis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 16, 2011

"An excellent study likely to tick off the hagiographers."
He wasn't born on a mountaintop in Tennessee, and he didn't kill a b'ar when he was only three. Even so, David Crockett was a force of nature, as this fine biography details. Read full book review >