Search Results: "Winston Aarons"


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ROMANCE
Released: Nov. 14, 2011

"A well-crafted tale of passion, loss and the dangers of obsession."
Trace the curved line between love and obsession in this steamy novel. Read full book review >

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WINSTON & GEORGE by John Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2014

"Cucco's vibrant illustrations, published posthumously, make Miller's simple tale with its valuable message something special. (Picture book. 3-5)"
An exploration of the unusual friendship between the crocodile and the crocodile bird. Read full book review >

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WINSTON CHURCHILL by John Keegan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 2002

"Sturdy and illuminating: of interest to students of modern British history and the conduct of WWII."
A capable, brief study of Great Britain's renowned wartime leader and the troubled course of his passionate—if hardly compassionate—conservatism. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 18, 1996

"A crisp, open design features well-chosen, effectively placed black-and-white photographs that make this very readable work even more accessible. (bibliography, index) (Biography. 10-14)"
An extraordinary biography of a fascinating, larger-than-life man; Severance's first book is a carefully organized, inclusive, balanced, and affectionate portrait of a man whose public life stretched over half a century. Read full book review >

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WINSTON CHURCHILL REPORTING by Simon Read
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A richly detailed look at Churchill's early ambitions and triumphs."
Before he was a statesman, Winston Churchill (1874-1965) sought adventure and fame. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 21, 2003

"A pleasant walk over very familiar ground. (b&w photos throughout.)"
Admiring, even romantic chronicle of the Anglo-American leaders' warm personal relationship before and during WWII. Read full book review >

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WINSTON AND CLEMENTINE by Mary Soames
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 30, 1999

"A uniquely intimate contribution to Churchilliana and an engrossing record of a remarkable marriage. (133 b&w photos; 6 maps) (Author tour)"
In a moving commemoration of the 125th anniversary of Winston Churchill's birth, Soames, his last surviving child (Family Album, 1982; Clementine Churchill, 1979), presents a large selection of the intimate letters of Churchill and his wife, Clementine, from 1909 to 1964. Read full book review >

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Winston Loves Wind by Karin Harrison
Released: Sept. 21, 2016

"A simple but enjoyable introduction to 'W' words.
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This debut picture book celebrates the letter "W" through the story a boy who explores all the "whoosh"-y things that wind does. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Those older readers who buck the format, though, will find themselves in for a treat. (afterword, author's note, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
An engaging chronicle of the month that Roosevelt and Churchill spent together at the White House, forging an affectionate friendship as well as a world-changing alliance. Read full book review >

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VIOLET AND WINSTON by Sonya Sones
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"The friends' locked eyes speak of memories made and a future imagined, and the picture itself has the warmth of a hug from a friend. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Add Violet the brash, big-hearted swan and Winston the bumbling, sweet duck to the venerable list of picture-book odd couples—Laura Vaccaro Seeger's Dog and Bear, James Marshall's George and Martha or even the boys in Raschka's Yo! Read full book review >

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CHASING HARRY WINSTON by Lauren Weisberger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2008

"Weisberger's third effort (Everyone Worth Knowing, 2005, etc.), with the requisite girls' nights out and disappointing men, has some well-observed passages—and Adriana is a hoot—but it's nothing we haven't seen before, many times."
Three single gals on the cusp of turning the big 3-0 shake up their romantic lives and deal with the consequences. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2003

"Not much meat on these bones."
A fan's notes on Winnie the Tory, tanked-up inventor of the tank and stalwart captain of Team UK in its finest hour. Read full book review >