Search Results: "Darcy Lockman"


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BROOKLYN ZOO by Darcy Lockman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 17, 2012

"Before returning to graduate school Lockman worked as a magazine journalist, a skill she puts to good use in this insider's look at the practice of psychiatry in a poorly funded, understaffed public institution."
The challenges facing a psychotherapist during a yearlong internship in a New York City public hospital. Read full book review >

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THE TRUE DARCY SPIRIT by Elizabeth Aston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2006

"Light historical romance with the benefit of a sterling pedigree."
For Jane Austen lovers, this latest take on the Darcy clan offers an amusing addition to the literature of Regency London's mores. Read full book review >

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DARCY AND ELIZABETH by Linda Berdoll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2006

"Not without charm, but too bloated and overheated to be enjoyed as light-hearted fun."
There are Jane Austen fans, and there are Jane Austen spin-off fans. Sometimes they merge, but probably not while reading Berdoll's bawdy second novel about the Darcys (Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife, 2004). Read full book review >

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APRIL UPSTAIRS; DARCY DOWNSTAIRS by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Released: Nov. 30, 1990

In the first of these companion titles, April moves into the top half of a house where her cousin Darcy already lives, and enters exclusive Fairfield Academy. Read full book review >

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THE BATTLE OF DARCY LANE by Tara Altebrando
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 22, 2014

"Despite the evergreen theme, Julia's whining is more likely to turn readers off than help them relate to her. (Fiction. 9-11)"
As soon as new neighbor Alyssa shows up, Taylor is mesmerized, leaving best friend Julia feeling threatened. Read full book review >

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THE PASSIONS OF DR. DARCY by Sharon Lathan
Released: April 2, 2013

"Forget Jane Austen. This romance/historical chronicle offers immense length and devoted application in lieu of plot or wit. For fans of Volumes 1 to 7."
Volume 8 of the Darcy Saga—a Pride and Prejudice spinoff series—devotes itself to the exploits both professional and, especially, romantic of Dr. George Darcy, a gifted medic working in colonial India. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE

"Austen devotees may enjoy this glimpse into Darcy's background, and Austen newcomers might find themselves searching the shelves for her classic novels."
In this enjoyable work of historical fiction set in the Jane Austen universe, Cromlin imagines what makes the mysterious Fitzwilliam Darcy tick. Read full book review >

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MRS. DARCY AND THE BLUE-EYED STRANGER by Lee Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 23, 2010

"Always colorful, sometimes predictable and at its best profoundly moving."
Prolific novelist Smith (On Agate Hill, 2006, etc.) offers 14 stories, most circling issues of class in the contemporary South. Read full book review >

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DARCY AND GRAN DON'T LIKE BABIES by Jane Cutler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"In a crowded field, with such treats as Henkes's Julius, Baby of the World available, an acceptable additional offering. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Like many newly upstaged children, Darcy isn't much interested in her baby sibling, for the familiar reasons: his smell, his attention-grabbing ways. Read full book review >

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THE PRIVATE DIARY OF MR. DARCY by Maya Slater
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2009

"A cocoa-by-the-fire read—pleasant but forgettable."
Another debut novelist uses Pride and Prejudice as a springboard. Read full book review >