Search Results: "Alison Pace"


BOOK REVIEW

A PUG'S TALE by Alison Pace
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2011

"Though there have been plenty of fine dog-centered books (Virginia Woolf's Flush and J.R. Ackerley's My Dog Tulip come to mind), silliness reigns in this slight detective story."
In this cupcake of a novel, a pug helps solve an art heist at the Met. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THROUGH THICK AND THIN by Alison Pace
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2007

"Sensitive and knowing exploration of the trickiness—and value—of meaningful relationships."
Two sisters with very different lifestyles come together, then fall apart, when they team up to try and lose weight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PUG HILL by Alison Pace
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2006

"A remarkably sweet and affecting tale of inner growth."
Unlucky-in-love Manhattan art conservationist faces her biggest fear when called upon to deliver a speech at a family event. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU TELL YOUR DOG FIRST by Alison Pace
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"A charming memoir about the special joys of having a pet and the ups and downs of single living."
A popular writer whose fiction often features dogs (A Pug's Tale, 2011, etc.) lets fans in on the events in her life that served as inspiration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST OASIS by Sue Pace
FICTION
Released: March 1, 1993

"A nightmarish first novel. (Fiction. YA)"
In a harsh vision of the near future, three children flee across a landscape devastated by war and toxic waste. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEAD LIGHT by Mike Pace
Released: March 5, 2012

"Pace crafts compelling characters in service to a thrilling plot, with narrative riches in a vein thought by many to be played out."
Pace's debut supernatural thriller follows Sheriff Estin Booker as he faces off against the ultimate cosmic force. Read full book review >

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DARK DAYS AND BLOOD REBELLIONS
by Thea James

What is it about the clever blend of magic and classic aristocracy that is so pleasing to read? The mix of enchantment, romance, and classism is a tried and true bouquet, from books like Sherwood Smith’s much beloved YA duology Crown Duel/Court Duel to movies like the newest iteration of Beauty and the Beast.

Like so many others who ...


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BOOK REVIEW

PIGLOO by Anne Marie Pace
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"This wintery pig tale is cute but possibly not cute enough. (Picture book. 3-5)"
This little pig went exploring. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EMILY AND THE WEREWOLF by Herbie Brennan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 29, 1993

"A pleasant, if contrived, British import. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Farmer Osboro turns into a werewolf when he's angry, but only Emily can see the transformation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Opposite of Love by T.A. Pace
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 2015

"A volcanic mix of kinky intimacy, casual hookups, and emotionally crippled lovers make this a memorable read."
A cop and a sexy but ambivalent real estate executive explore the limits of rough sex, control, and love in this Pace's debut erotic novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FREDDY & FRITO AND THE CLUBHOUSE RULES by Alison Friend
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2015

"This playful, lighthearted lesson about peacekeeping and place-keeping serves as the introduction of Friend's Freddy & Frito, and readers will look forward to their further adventures. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Fox kit Freddy and little mouse Frito's imaginative play dates are hampered by the rules of their respective homes, so why don't these two friends build a big clubhouse all their own? Read full book review >