Search Results: "Brit Trogen"


BOOK REVIEW

MARGARET AND THE MOTH TREE by Brit  Trogen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"While possibly reaching for a bit of Lemony Snicket's basket of queasy joy, this falls very flat. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
A tale that starts badly and ends more or less well, with an underpinning of dubious philosophy and a shrill, "now I shall teach you" voice. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MOTHERS by Brit Bennett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"A wise and sad coming-of-age story showing how people are shaped by their losses. Recommended for both adult and teenage readers."
The tangled destinies of three kids growing up in a tightknit African-American community in Southern California. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ROAD TO FEZ by Ruth Knafo Setton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2000

"Desperately uneven, but this first-time author may well be, even so, a voice worth hearing again."
Like the heroine of her first novel, Setton was born in Morocco but raised in the States. Her command of the setting, though, suggests that Morocco has stayed with her deep-down inside. Read full book review >