Search Results: "Barbara Delinsky"


BOOK REVIEW

FAMILY TREE by Barbara Delinsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"Fail-safe delivery of an issues-packed story perfect for reading groups."
Delinsky's latest family saga (Looking for Peyton Place, 2005, etc.) explores how a white, upper-middle-class New England couple would react if the wife gave birth to an African-American baby. Read full book review >

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BLUEPRINTS by Barbara Delinsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"A likable beach read with just a touch of gravitas."
Delinsky, whose bestsellers tackle the crises of family life, offers a story of growth for a woman and her adult daughter and the resulting painful divide. Read full book review >

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NOT MY DAUGHTER by Barbara Delinsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"Delinsky has a knack for exploring the battlefields of contemporary life, and this emotionally intelligent, though formulaic, new novel offers her fans what they want—high drama and romantic realism."
Mother-daughter bonding, knitting and a ripped-from-the-headlines plot from Delinsky (While My Sister Sleeps, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE SECRET BETWEEN US by Barbara Delinsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 22, 2008

"Well-crafted and satisfying."
Delinsky (More Than Friends, 2006, etc.) offers a polished drama featuring an otherwise responsible mother lying to police to protect her daughter. Read full book review >

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THREE WISHES by Barbara Delinsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Delinsky rises above gag-me-with-a-spoon melodrama—though just barely."
Heartwarming, tearjerking small-town romance from veteran Delinsky (A Woman's Place, p. 8, etc.), replete with an out-of-body experience. Read full book review >

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FOR MY DAUGHTERS by Barbara Delinsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 29, 1994

"Bypass this and dig out one of Delinksy's old paperbacks. (First printing of 100,000; Book-of-the-Month Club selection; $150,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
Delinsky's first hardcover squeezes a novel out of short-story material about three sisters whose manipulative mother stages an unorthodox family reunion. Read full book review >

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ESCAPE by Barbara Delinsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2011

"No escapism here."
A corporate attorney leaves her Manhattan cubicle for a small New Hampshire town, where she faces an agonizing choice. Read full book review >

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A WOMAN'S PLACE by Barbara Delinsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 26, 1997

"Therapeutic, perhaps, for readers in the throes of their own divorces, but too formulaic for others."
Run-of-the-mill divorce drama from a veteran author (Shades of Grace, 1996, etc.), this featuring the owner of a wicker-furniture chain who's betrayed by her husband but adored by someone much cuter. Read full book review >

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SHADES OF GRACE by Barbara Delinsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 23, 1996

"Delinsky's ability to put a human face on this horrifying disease gives a strength to what could have been a conventional romance-genre entrant. ($250,000 ad/promo)"
Another female-bonding story from Delinsky (Together Alone, 1995, etc.), whose sometimes syrupy storytelling is given an edge here, thanks to the carefully researched theme of Alzheimer's. Read full book review >

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BARBARA BUSH by Rose Blue
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 1991

"Illustrations not seen; chronology; further reading; index. (Biography. 11+)"
An entry in the ``Contemporary Women'' series pays admiring tribute to its subject: Blue and Naden cast every aspect of the First Lady's life in a glow. Read full book review >