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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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SNOWBEAR’S CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN by Theresa Smythe
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Though the story itself is simple, it actually conveys quite a few concepts: counting by ordinal numbers, the calendar and passage of time, and the process of preparing for an event through sequential steps. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Cut-paper collage is the artistic medium for this adroitly illustrated story of preparing for Christmas day by day throughout December. 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 >

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THE FORESTWIFE by Theresa Tomlinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1995

The traditional image of the maid Marian takes on a faintly pre-Christian cast in this tale of a teenager who flees into the woods to avoid a forced marriage. Read full book review >

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EARTHSHINE by Theresa Nelson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Good, but for a more imaginative approach to a parents' death from AIDS, see Porte's Something Terrible Happened (p. 1414). (Fiction. 11-14)"
Slim has recently chosen to live in L.A. with her dad and his ``friend'' Larry instead of with Mom and her third husband, whose job compels frequent moves. Read full book review >

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SUMMER WITCHES by Theresa Tomlinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 1991

"This fine American debut is introduced by an eminently sensible note explaining some of the British terms and giving readers credit for the ability to figure the others out. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Sarah's discovery that new neighbor Susanna has the makings of a fine friend despite her clunky shoes presages more complex realizations about the unusual woman. Read full book review >

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YUM by Theresa Nicassio
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 19, 2015

"A thorough, informative cookbook for healthy meals; ideal for those with food restrictions."
Nicassio's collection of more than 180 recipes that are plant-based and gluten-free offers help to those who suffer from dietary restrictions. Read full book review >