Search Results: "Yvette Ghione"


BOOK REVIEW

HOCKEY OPPOSITES by Yvette Ghione
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"The hockey theme fills a niche nicely, too. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Opposites collide on the hockey rink. Read full book review >

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WORMS by Bernard Friot
by Bernard Friot, illustrated by Aurélie Guillerey, translated by Yvette Ghione
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Readers may carefully pick through their lettuce from now on, just in case. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A French import about an impish boy and one very impulsive decision he makes to liven up his father's dinner party. Read full book review >

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ANIMAL MASQUERADE by Marianne Dubuc
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A good choice for imaginative animal lovers. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Animals everywhere, all in disguise! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANCIS, THE LITTLE FOX by Katty Maurey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"The tale has a random feel about it, but one might suppose that underpants of any gender are always amusing to the under-7 set. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Translated from the French, this tale based on the app Renaud le petit renard perhaps loses something in print. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOSHI'S LITTLE TREASURES by Nadine Robert
by Nadine Robert, illustrated by Aki, translated by Yvette Ghione
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"May prompt some treasure-seeking on the parts of readers, as well. (Informational picture/puzzle book. 4-10)"
On a series of walks with his grandmother, Toshi collects small treasures. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 10, 1990

The poignant life story of a professional stripper. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEAREST WILDING by Yvette Eastman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1995

"Essentially for those whose interests are academic or voyeuristic or both. (14 b&w photos, not seen)"
This fragmentary memoir, supplemented by love letters from Theodore Dreiser, offers little of interest about either the author, her famous lover, or their relationship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNCONFESSED by Yvette Christiansë
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2006

"A gorgeous, devastating song of freedom that will inevitably be compared to Toni Morrison's Beloved. But it deserves to stand on its own."
Based on actual court records, the story of a South African slave who was sentenced to death for murdering her son 50 years before the American Civil War. Read full book review >

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WHEN THE CYPRESS WHISPERS by Yvette Manessis Corporon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2014

"Despite Corporon's obvious love of Greece, her manipulative storytelling is exasperating."
A stressed-out Greek-American restaurant owner visits her grandmother on a Greek island seemingly untouched by time (or Greece's economic crisis) in this romantic tribute to her own roots by debut novelist Corporon, a producer of the syndicated TV show Extra. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEADLY EVIL by Faith Yvette McCann
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 6, 2007

"Underdeveloped characters and confusing setting changes undermine a potentially entertaining mystery."
Suspenseful mystery debut features complex twists and turns, yet lacks clear, concise writing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE REEF by Juan Villoro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"A zesty tale that balances darkness and light with aplomb."
A powerful morality tale with laughs. Read full book review >