Search Results: "theresa rebeck"


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THREE GIRLS AND THEIR BROTHER by Theresa Rebeck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2008

"A timely and entertaining modern morality tale."
Four teenage siblings, suddenly spotlit by fame, are forced to take responsibility when the grownups in their lives offer inadequate guidance. Read full book review >

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I'M GLAD ABOUT YOU by Theresa Rebeck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"The snappy dialogue and plot you'd expect from a veteran dramatist plus the rich exploration of character that novels are made for."
A rare honest story about love, ambition, and compromise. Read full book review >

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TWELVE ROOMS WITH A VIEW by Theresa Rebeck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2010

"Although the scenes are impeccably handled and laughs abound, the ending seems arbitrary and abrupt. This would make a great play."
A young woman is recruited by her sisters to "squat" in a high-priced Manhattan co-op while they settle their inheritance claim, in playwright Rebeck's second novel (Three Girls and Their Brother, 2008). Read full book review >

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CHESTER'S COLORFUL EASTER EGGS by Theresa Smythe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A sweet treat for an Easter basket or for sharing before decorating Easter eggs. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Little Chester is a charming bunny boy getting ready for an Easter egg hunt in this pleasant, thoughtfully designed story just right for younger preschoolers. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"A stronger authorial voice would have strengthened this book considerably."
Indomitable women, trapped in war. Read full book review >

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A Horse Named Dog by Theresa Oliver
Released: Oct. 17, 2015

"A well-crafted middle-grade horse novel."
Oliver's (Write Now!, 2016, etc.) middle-grade novel tells the story of a boy's relationship with an unusual horse.Read full book review >

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THE SHIFT by Theresa Brown
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"An empathetic and absorbing narrative as riveting as a TV drama."
A registered nurse recounts a typical shift. Read full book review >

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LAST KNOWN ADDRESS by Theresa Schwegel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2009

"Schwegel (Person of Interest, 2007, etc.) can out-hard-boil the best of them, from Chandler to Connelly, and the intensity of her character's father complex rivals Ross Macdonald's. Few women writers can match her, and few men either."
A serial predator eludes a Chicago sex-crimes detective. Read full book review >

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COLD BLOOD by Theresa Monsour
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 10, 2004

"Stumbles as mystery, though it might work for readers who demand romance at any price."
Paris Murphy, of St. Paul Homicide, returns in a mystery as sudsy as her debut (Clean Cut, 2003). Read full book review >

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THE SECRET OF HURRICANES by Theresa Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 2002

"Despite the family carnage and her own degradation, Pearl remains a credible innocent, with a complexity of character that lifts the story and guides it to higher ground."
Hope and catastrophe surge through Williams's first novel as a middle-aged woman attempts to explain her traumatic youth to her soon-to-be-born daughter. Read full book review >

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SCANDALOUS EVER AFTER by Theresa Romain
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2017

"A solid effort from an up-and-coming writer."
After an earl's death, his wife and his best friend must give themselves permission to love each other. Read full book review >

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SOUL CRIES by Theresa Regan
Released: Sept. 13, 2012

"A thoughtfully constructed, deeply felt book that Christian parents can look to for encouragement."
A devotional that provides meditations on Bible passages to encourage Christian parents whose children face behavioral challenges. Read full book review >