Search Results: "Clive London"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 23, 2011

"Lyrically descriptive and unabashedly steampunk; the first of what promises to be a rewarding series of novels."
An urchin, a prince and the prince's guards protect Victorian England from a threat to its monarchy in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1992

"Spanish cocido of boiled meats and chickpeas, what the Londons offer is variety and novelty in a neo-middlebrow taste range—and lots of it. (Line drawings—125—not seen.)"
A decade after their Sheryl and Mel London's Creative Cooking with Grains and Pasta, a health-food-style compendium that had its share of bean complements and was already showcasing such grains as amaranth, sorghum, and triticale, the indefatigable Londons have pulled in some yet newer grains (quinoa; teff) and a separate alphabet of beans, and have contrived yet more of their generally palatable, though somewhat capricious, recipes. Read full book review >

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DESOLATION CANYON by Jonathan London
Released: April 15, 2015

"A grand, well-rounded adventure that mixes nature, Native American lore, and the history of the Desolation Canyon region."
London's (The Seasons of Little Wolf, 2014) middle-grade novel follows six people on a transformative rafting trip.Read full book review >

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CATERPILLAR DREAMS by Clive McFarland
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"A pleasing and amiable tale. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A caterpillar embarks on a great adventure only to find there's no place like home. Read full book review >

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THE 8TH CONTINENT by Matt London
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Fast-paced action, cool inventions and remarkable robots combine for an auspicious opener. (Adventure. 8-12)"
An eco-conscious series of adventures begins, promising worldbuilding on a continental scale and an integrated website. Read full book review >

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SUN DANCER by David London
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1996

"Even so, his storyline flies straight as an arrow."
First novel about remnants of the American Indian Movement (AIM) coming together to capture Mount Rushmore. Read full book review >

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SUDDENLY DATING by Julia London
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"London takes a meet-cute hook and leverages it into an exploration of risk and fear, masks and vulnerability, and ultimately the redemptive power of friendship and love."
When Lola and Harry are each offered the use of a gorgeous lake house by different friends in the middle of a contentious divorce, they warily decide to share the space in order to pursue their dreams, but their hostile start slowly morphs into a life-altering relationship. Read full book review >

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WILD WICKED SCOT by Julia London
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 27, 2016

"An absorbing read from a novelist at the top of her game."
A young woman must choose between loyalty to her father and loyalty to her husband, but she decides not to be a pawn in men's power games anymore. Read full book review >

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GUARDIAN by Alex London
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 29, 2014

"Corrupt powers, budding romance, an epidemic and grisly action synthesize to sate sci-fi fans. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
It's a grave new world when the revolution a reluctant hero inspired could mean the death of everyone he tried to save, including himself. Read full book review >

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UPTOWN DREAMS by Kelli London
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A light read for teens who love performing arts... and the other kind of drama. (Fiction. 12-16)"
An uneven narrative follows four aspiring young artists attending the Harlem Academy of Creative and Performing Arts. Read full book review >

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DEAD AND GANACHE by Colette London
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"Chocolate lovers will appreciate the detailed information on all things chocolate; the less besotted may find the heroine too ditzy to be a credible sleuth."
A chocolatier's caring nature and lack of self-preservation skills put her in danger yet again. Read full book review >

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SINFUL SCOTTISH LAIRD  by Julia London
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"The story is absorbing and entertaining, and the author can be forgiven for writing a compelling heroine and a rather humdrum hero."
An 18th-century widow must remarry to fulfill the terms of her late husband's will. Read full book review >