Search Results: "Christopher Rice"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SNOW GARDEN by Christopher Rice
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 13, 2002

"A callow novel about adolescents for adolescents—the second from Rice (A Density of Souls, 2000), son of Anne."
Narcissistic college students spend a semester studying their own rampant sexual diversity: a second novel from Rice (A Density of Souls, 2000). Read full book review >

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BLIND FALL by Christopher Rice
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2008

"There's little suspense and surprisingly little excitement to be found here."
A tedious tale of murder from Rice (Light Before Day, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE MOONLIT EARTH by Christopher Rice
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2010

"A hollow potboiler."
When a young flight attendant disappears during a terrorist bombing in Hong Kong, his sister must brave a series of conspiracies to clear his name. Read full book review >

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LIGHT BEFORE DAY by Christopher Rice
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"Endless exposition masked as dialogue, though, makes interest fade."
Rice's third and best still bears the flaws of A Density of Souls (2000) and The Snow Garden (2002). Read full book review >

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THE HEAVENS RISE by Christopher Rice
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Rice's latest has a very strong start but loses steam in the last third."
Rice's supernatural thriller (A Density of Souls, 2000, etc.) returns readers to familiar stomping grounds in New Orleans and features three teenage friends brought together by personal tragedy. Read full book review >

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A DENSITY OF SOULS by Christopher Rice
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Soap-dish gothic."
A movie-ready tale of Anne Rice's New Orleans told by her son and starring mere mortals, haunted by their many demons. Read full book review >

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ANTS 'N' UNCLES by Clay Rice
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A lively introduction to distant places with some deeply unfortunate visuals. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Silhouette artist Rice offers another imaginative tale using his intricate cut-paper designs. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY SHADOW by Clay Rice
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"This friendship tale may inspire some craft projects as well as appreciation. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A songwriter/silhouette artist combines his skills to tell a sweet story of companionship. Read full book review >

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MAMA, LET'S MAKE A MOON by Clay Rice
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"For those who appreciate a touch of nostalgia and old-fashioned family values. (Picture book. 4­-7)"
A mountain family spends a day together in imaginative play. Read full book review >

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THE STICK by Clay Rice
by Clay Rice, illustrated by Clay Rice
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2014

"What could come across as saccharine is given weight and beauty by both art and heart. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A parable on the importance of imagination, told in stunning silhouettes. Read full book review >

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CALLED OUT OF DARKNESS by Anne Rice
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 7, 2008

"Rice's rather banal prose doesn't do justice to the anguished content, but her story is honest and moving nonetheless."
In her first work of nonfiction, Rice (Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana, 2008, etc.) tells the story of her departure from, and return to, her Creator. Read full book review >