Search Results: "Caroline Brothers"


BOOK REVIEW

CAROLINE by Sarah Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2017

"Beguiling, pulse-pounding historical fiction."
The Ingalls family loads everything they own onto a wagon and heads west from Wisconsin to the unsettled Kansas Territory, but this time, the tale is told from Caroline's perspective. Read full book review >

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THE MEMORY STONES by Caroline Brothers
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"Australian native Brothers' epic about an Argentine family torn apart by the 1976 military coup is enjoyable as it goes but lacks the creative spark or sense of risk to stand apart."
After 19-year-old Graciela Ferrero and her fiance are "disappeared" by Argentina's military junta in the summer of 1976 during a coup, her parents, Osvaldo and Yolanda, devote their lives to finding her—or, failing that, the baby with whom they learn she was pregnant. Read full book review >

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HINTERLAND by Caroline Brothers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2012

"A debut that personalizes a humanitarian crisis but fails to fully penetrate others' lives as does, say, Uncle Tom's Cabin."
School in England is the dream motivating two Afghan boys on their dangerous trek across Europe. Read full book review >

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AFTER CAROLINE by Kay Hooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1996

"Nothing groundbreaking here, but Joanna is a likably quirky heroine, and the suspense is sustained admirably right up to the very end."
Paperback veteran Hooper comes through with thrills, chills, and plenty of romance in her second hardcover (after Amanda, 1995), this time with an energetic—if formulaic—murder mystery with a clever twist. Read full book review >

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BROTHERS by Yu Hua
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2009

"A deeply flawed great novel, akin to the best work of Zola, Louis-Ferdinand Céline and, arguably, Rabelais."
The lives of two stepbrothers, temperamental opposites nevertheless sworn to love and protect each other, are traced, in exuberant and exhausting detail, in this massive novel, originally published in Taiwan in two volumes in 2005 and 2006. Read full book review >

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BROTHERS by Ben Bova
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1996

"An effective mix of science, politics, and family struggle in a novel that should reach a wide audience."
A biotechnical breakthrough throws two brothers into conflict in this high-tech thriller set in a "science court" in the nation's capital. Read full book review >

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BROTHERS by Andrew Blauner
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2009

"An accomplished paean to brotherly love."
Literary notables write about the rough-and-tumble bond between brothers. Read full book review >

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BROTHERS by Michael Bar-Zohar
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1993

"Ah, well, boys will be boys."
Amazing but true: the major upheavals in Soviet-American policy from the Cuban missile crisis to the abortive coup against Gorbachev were all sparked by a monstrous sibling rivalry between two half- brothers, raised half a world apart. Read full book review >

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Brothers by Paul Mohrbacher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2014

"A heartfelt exploration of brotherhood and the hardships of growing old."
Set in 1997, Mohrbacher's (The Magic Fault, 2014) novel explores the reunion of two estranged brothers.Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"Includes some illuminating bits but has the feel of two different books uncomfortably fitted together—much the way brothers often feel about each other."
An often entertaining but ultimately unproductive rumination on brotherhood. Read full book review >