Search Results: "Cuthbert Soup"


BOOK REVIEW

NO OTHER STORY by Cuthbert  Soup
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Happy and (more or less) logical resolution aside, thin Soup. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
A once-entertaining tale about a widowed inventor who goes on the lam with his three above-average children (until he can finish building a time machine to dispel an ancient family curse and prevent his wife's murder) drags its way to a conclusion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A WHOLE NOTHER STORY by Cuthbert  Soup
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Great fun. (Fiction. 11-13)"
Three children and their inventor dad on the run from government agents, international superspies AND corporate baddies are finally forced to take a stand in this picaresque debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANOTHER WHOLE NOTHER STORY by Cuthbert  Soup
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 7, 2010

"Fans of baroque misadventures, bumbling villains, heroic rescues, cliffhangers and especially sarcastic repartee—not to mention intrusive narrators—will be charmed anew. (Fantasy of the absurd. 11-13)"
Slipping Dave Barry-style ruminations between each chapter, the pseudonymous Dr. Soup, world-famous "Advisor to the Ill-Advised," strands the motley time-traveling cast assembled in A Whole Nother Story (2010)—including brilliant scientist Ethan Cheeseman, his three children (repeatedly described as "smart, polite, attractive, and relatively odor-free"), a psychic dog, a sock puppet and a crew of cursed but friendly pirates—in 1668 New England. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SILENT CRADLE by Margaret Cuthbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1998

"Predictable and occasionally hokey, but a surefire crowd-pleaser that balances cool operating-room tension with steaming soap-opera foam. (TV satellite tour)"
An above-par medical thriller pits a feisty, African- American obstetrician against ER crazies, seductive doctors, bilious bean-counters, and a villainous baby-killer. Read full book review >