Search Results: "Aline Sax"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST ACT OF ALL by Aline Templeton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 14, 1996

"The logic bends under pressure, and the murderer can be spotted practically on introduction."
A shattered actress beauty is claimed by her second husband after serving time for the murder of her divorced first, a schizoid TV star. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 19, 2009

"As warm and inviting as chicken soup, but not nearly as sustaining—another example of a book idea better suited for a long-form magazine piece."
A deli enthusiast embarks on an international tour of his favorite food, looking for the last authentic deli establishments. Read full book review >

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ORHAN'S INHERITANCE by Aline Ohanesian
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 2015

"A novel that delves into the darkest corners of human history and emerges with a tenuous sense of hope."
In Ohanesian's debut novel, a Turkish man confronts secrets about his family and his country's history and is faced with an impossible choice: Should the past remain in the past, or should all stories, even the most painful, come to light? Read full book review >

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THE REVENGE OF ANALOG by David Sax
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"A perky and well-illustrated but repetitive, sometimes-pat look at a discordantly retro cultural trend."
An exploration of millennial fondness for old technologies and its implications for a competitive business landscape. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2017

"Like an internet kitty video in book form, this should have young cat fanciers lapping it up. (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
Cats are more than just adorable piano players and grumpy sloganeers. Read full book review >

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Released: May 27, 2014

"Sax has done his homework—and probably put on a few pounds. A solid overview of trendsetting foods brought to life with colorful examples."
How does an obscure flavor featured one day in a trendy, high-end cocktail become a leading component of grocery-store barbecue sauce the next year? Read full book review >

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THE WELL-MANNERED ASSASSIN by Countess of Romanones Aline
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 4, 1994

"The demarcation between truth and fantasy is unclear, but Aline's life is a fairy tale anyway, and she is as eager to show off her glamorous world as she is to create a credible thriller. (Literary Guild alternate selection)"
In real life, American-born Aline, Countess of Romanones (The Spy Wore Silk, 1991, etc.) intended to retire from espionage following her marriage into the Spanish aristocracy after WW II. Read full book review >

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MATCHPOINT by Elise Sax
ROMANCE
Released: July 30, 2013

"A lighthearted and amusing caper with a sexy side order of romance."
When Gladie Burger accepts her next matchmaking client, it leads her into another murder mystery, a strange cult overtaking her small town and deepening confusion in her love life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"With the author's solid advice, parents have a good shot at achieving these goals."
A comprehensive breakdown of where parents have gone awry and how they can get back on track to teach virtue and character to their children. Read full book review >