Search Results: "Christine Wade"


BOOK REVIEW

CHRISTINE by Stephen King
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 29, 1983

"King's blend of adolescent raunch, All-American sentiment, and unsubtle spookery has never, since Carrie, been more popcorn-readable—with immense appeal for all those fans interested in the 522-page equivalent of a drive-in horror movie."
The Exorcist meets My Mother, The Car. . . in a chiller that takes a nifty Twilight Zone notion and stretches it out to King-sized proportions—with teen-gab galore, horror-flick mayhem, epic foreshadowing, and endlessly teased-out suspense. Read full book review >

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SEVEN LOCKS by Christine Wade
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Still, a spellbinding depiction of the hardships faced by a woman fighting her own war of independence."
As the Revolutionary War looms, a colonial wife struggles to survive after her husband wanders away. Read full book review >

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CHRISTINE FALLS by Benjamin Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2007

"A good story, and gorgeous writing."
A boozy, bitter pathologist becomes a most unwilling detective when he uncovers a baby-trafficking scheme in Dublin in the 1950s. Read full book review >

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FEEDING CHRISTINE by Barbara Chepaitis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2000

"Four likable women and an unusual plot that lets readers learn to know them: a fine debut."
Memory, tradition, and family are the ingredients for a tale about how food can save the soul. Read full book review >

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WADE OF AQUITAINE by Ben Parris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 2017

"A sharply intelligent and energetic historical fantasy."
In this historical fantasy debut, an insurance salesman travels to the ninth century to save a lady love he hasn't met yet. Read full book review >

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WADE AND THE SCORPION'S CLAW by Tony Abbott
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Mystery and adventure with heart. (Mystery. 8-12)"
After successfully retrieving the first in a series of 12 Copernicus Legacy relics, the Kaplan family sets their sights on retrieving the second. Read full book review >

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THE JOURNAL OF CALLIE WADE by Dawn Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1996

"Could find its niche, perhaps, most naturally as a YA."
An old-fashioned debut novel told in a series of journal entries and letters written in the unpretentious, homespun language one would expect of an 18-year-old Missouri farm girl recording her experiences on a wagon train in 1859. Read full book review >

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THE CASE OF ROE V. WADE by Leonard A. Stevens
NONFICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 1996

"In fact, Stevens quotes the decision instead of explaining it, leaving out crucial legal reasoning in a topic that arouses strong feelings in so many people. (index, not seen, bibliography, glossary, appendices) (Nonfiction. 13+)"
A good discussion of the abortion controversy and the 1973 US Supreme Court case, Roe v. Read full book review >

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BIG, BAD AND A LITTLE BIT SCARY by Wade Zahares
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Wild and wonderful. (Picture book/poetry. 5-12)"
"WARNING!" says the jacket flap; "This book contains wild animals!" Read full book review >

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A TROUBLESOME INHERITANCE by Nicholas Wade
NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2014

"A freethinking and well-considered examination of the evidence 'that human evolution is recent, copious, and regional.'"
Deploying his natural science background, New York Times journalist Wade (The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures, 2009, etc.) strides into the political minefield of genetic influence on racial differences. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2011

"More detail-bludgeoning than riveting tale of mettle against mountain."
Anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Davis (The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World, 2009, etc.) exhaustively charts the first epic assaults on Mount Everest by determined Englishmen after the devastation of World War I. Read full book review >