Search Results: "Adele Milch"


BOOK REVIEW

ADELE by Mary Flanagan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"Henry James might have disapproved, but one suspects he would have devoured every page of Adäle with agreeably guilty pleasure."
A highly charged, deeply eroticized historical and contemporary fiction from the American-born English author of two short-story collections and the novels Trust (1988) and Rose Reason (1992). Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A page-turning mystery with romance, humanity, standout characters and a heroic 75-year-old psychic as the lead."
A rabbi's 75-year-old mother develops her psychic abilities to catch the culprit behind a brutal attack in this mystery, a first novel for King under this pseudonym. Read full book review >

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THE INVESTIGATION by Adele Milch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1974

"A compelling and disturbing book, closer to Kafka than the police precinct house."
The Polish science fiction writer has taken the format of the procedural police mystery and turned it into a metaphysical puzzler of considerable power. Read full book review >

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ADELE IN SAND LAND by Claude Ponti
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 6, 2017

"An unconscionably tardy return for the young imagineer of the incomparable Adele's Album (1988)—welcome back! (Graphic early reader. 5-7)"
A bucket, a small shovel, and an unfettered imagination are all it takes to transform a visit to a sandbox in a crowded public park into a brilliant adventure. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 9, 2009

"Authentic, exciting and well-researched."
In Adele, Grace and Celine-the most recent literary offspring of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre-Moise grants readers a glimpse into the lives of three women connected to Mr. Rochester. Read full book review >

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WHEN MY BABY DREAMS by Adele Enersen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Not the first book for adults to masquerade as a children's book, but one of the more interesting. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A picture book inspired by Enersen's popular blog, which features artistic and whimsical photographs of her daughter, Mila. Read full book review >

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VINCENT AND THE NIGHT by Adele Enersen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2015

"Offbeat enough to add to an already-groaning collection of bedtime books. (Picture book. 1-6)"
Photogenic Vincent is a baby who isn't ready for bedtime, so he uses the pen-and-ink blackness of nighttime to create a fantasy world for himself and readers. Read full book review >

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THE UNFINISHED LIFE OF ADDISON STONE by Adele Griffin
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"An interesting but ultimately unsatisfying experiment in form. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Why did an 18-year-old artist fall from an overpass in New York City in the middle of the night? Read full book review >

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WHEN MY BABY DREAMS OF FAIRY TALES by Adele Enersen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"A lovely traipse into the woods. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The likes of the Grimms and Andersen meet Anne Geddes in this inventive, whimsical paean to fairy tales and babyhood. Read full book review >

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LUST FOR LIFE by Adele Parks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Throw in all the right ingredients—fashion, sex and female empowerment—blend, and out comes this frothy, enjoyable read."
Two sisters, one prim and proper, the other hip and artsy, lose and find love, and have a few epiphanies as to what makes a healthy relationship in 21st-century London. Read full book review >

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WHERE I WANT TO BE by Adele Griffin
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2005

"Griffin masterfully weaves the deceased Jane's past and ghostly present into the story, as the line between imagination and reality, life and death, blurs for characters and readers alike in this powerful story. (Fiction. YA)"
Eighteen-year-old Jane Culvert is a passionate young woman with a knack for making everything seem magical. Read full book review >

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AMANDINE by Adele Griffin
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Beautifully told and emotionally honest. (Fiction. YA)"
A charismatic, dangerous girl with a flair for drama first attracts and then repels both protagonist and reader in this disquieting story. Read full book review >