Search Results: "Danielle Allen"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 23, 2014

"At once simple, sharp and deftly executed."
A slow and careful reading of America's founding document. Read full book review >

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CUZ by Danielle Allen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A searing memoir and sharp social critique marred only slightly by the author's excessive self-flagellation."
A professor turns to her family to offer a powerful memoir revolving around her younger cousin, who was murdered at the age of 29. Read full book review >

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THE SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY BOOKS EVERYONE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT IN APRIL
by John DeNardo

April is bringing a whole new enticing batch of science fiction and fantasy books that will stretch your imagination. Here's a selection of the ones that will be generating the most buzz. You'll find fallen angels, Death's assistant, human refugees in space, a revolution against the One Percent, matriarchal lunar colonies, giant robots, genetic thrills, biotech-weird, and ...


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JOHNNY ANGEL by Danielle Steel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2003

"Simple prose, sentimental, with sure-fire YA appeal: less contrived than most of Steel's work (Answered Prayers, 2002), etc.)."
Prom night crash kills favorite son. Read full book review >

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BUNGALOW 2 by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 26, 2007

"Wholesome Cinderella story for the over-40 set."
Happily married suburban writer goes to Hollywood to write a screenplay and finds her world transformed. Read full book review >

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SAFE HARBOUR by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2003

"Steel (Johnny Angel, p. 556) softens her style in this quiet, poignant romance, generally avoiding the glitzy excesses and silly contrivances of some previous titles. Easy to read, easy to like."
Second-chance romance in a windswept beach town. Read full book review >

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SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2002

"Fatuous to a fault, sure to sell in the millions."
A life-changing vacation on the French Riviera. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"A well-styled, illuminating startup guide."
The founder of MissNowMrs.com shares her insights on building and sustaining a successful business in this debut entrepreneurship book. Read full book review >

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THE GHOST by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 1997

"Despite the usual Steelian menu of love, pain, and compassion, most fans will figure out the ending long before they get to it—and could probably supply the cadences as well."
In her 41st novel (Special Delivery, p. 751, etc.), Steel weaves touches of the paranormal into a historical romance. Read full book review >

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THE LONG ROAD HOME by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1998

"Steel goes to battle with yet another worthy cause, but her good intentions this time fizzle in a sea of Åber-melodrama."
Steel (The Ranch, 1997, etc.) actually manages to minimize child abuse in this saccharine take on tragedy. Read full book review >

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BETRAYAL by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 27, 2012

"Dodges drama at every turn."
Eccentric movie director falls prey to a sociopath sidekick and a feckless producer/lover in Steel's methodical Hollywood morality tale. Read full book review >

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44 CHARLES STREET by Danielle Steel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2011

"Much repetitious ruminating and a stultifying, unmusical prose style too often obstruct the intended edgy escapism."
After a breakup, a Manhattan gallery owner takes in tenants at her West Village brownstone. Read full book review >