Search Results: "An Unseemly Wife"


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AN UNSEEMLY WIFE by E. B. Moore
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A worthwhile literary contribution to the popular Amish-fiction subgenre."
In her debut novel, Moore draws on her great-grandmother's life story to explore the challenges of the Amish lifestyle and a journey West. Read full book review >

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AN ITALIAN WIFE by Ann Hood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A soulful and multilayered book from this accomplished author."
A century in the life of an extended Italian-American family. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 14, 2006

"Greenberg's morning show will never sound the same when fans consider that he has already fielded his wife's sleepy plaints, his aunt's queries about gambling and his children's appeal for a warm caress, all before they tuned in to the station."
A pleasing slice of radio sportscaster Greenberg's life, giving an inkling of how he squares his family priorities with the absurd demands of his job. Read full book review >

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THE WIFE by Meg Wolitzer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 2003

"Connect-the-dots predictable except for those occasional tasty morsels of nastiness."
Forty-five years of a bad marriage laid out in pat detail, by the author, most recently, of Surrender Dorothy (1999). Read full book review >

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CLARABELLA’S TEETH by An Vrombaut
ANIMALS
Released: March 24, 2003

"Sure to provoke toothsome grins. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In the morning, Clarabella's friends, Ruby Rabbit, Liam Leopard, Max Monkey, and Zoe Zebra, brush their teeth and are ready to play. Read full book review >

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WIFE 22 by Melanie Gideon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2012

"By the end, Alice becomes downright unattractive, undeserving of the happiness that the genre typically grants. Nevertheless, women of a certain age will find her escapades breezy fun, especially since the William character is blatantly intended to bring Colin Firth to mind."
A domestic romantic fantasy for maturing but computer-savvy Bridget Jones fans, Gideon's first adult novel (The Slippery Year, 2009) concerns a wife torn between her uncommunicative, grumpy husband and the charming stranger she flirts with online. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 24, 1995

"An inspired idea that fails to deliver the optimistic message of progress the author promises."
A working mother paints the portraits of five role models: women who combined extraordinary achievement with lasting marriage, to varying degrees of success. Read full book review >

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DONOVAN'S WIFE by Tom Wicker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 19, 1992

"Read it and weep."
Crisscrossing sexual allegations heat up a dirty, vacuous Senate race: a bittersweet election-year bonbon from veteran journalist Wicker (One of Us, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

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Army Wife by Vicki Cody
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"An Army wife's absorbing testament to the power of family and faith to weather difficult times."
A soldier's spouse reflects on marriage, sacrifice, and patriotic service. Read full book review >

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COYOTE’S WIFE by Aimée Thurlo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Life on the Rez is what the Thurlos do best, but here it's upstaged by busy, busy plotting."
To some, satellite-phone service on the Navajo Reservation is an idea to die for. To others, it's to kill for. Read full book review >

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PILATE’S WIFE by Antoinette May
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"Suffers from an unlikely, sweetly sentimental conclusion, but May's vivid settings, founded in research, make this quick read of a romantic adventure enjoyable."
Fiction debut from May (Passionate Pilgrim, 1993, etc.) makes an unlikely romantic heroine of Claudia, wife of the Roman magistrate who presided over the crucifixion. Read full book review >

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SINGLE WIFE by Nina Solomon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2003

"What sets this one apart, though, and gives it promise isn't Grace's emancipation, but its spirit of playful inventiveness, at times reminiscent of Iris Murdoch."
A husband who makes a habit of disappearing, a loyal wife who covers for him: in a strong debut, Solomon explores the aftermath of one disappearance too many. Read full book review >