Search Results: "Diana Cohen Conway"


BOOK REVIEW

NORTHERN LIGHTS by Diana Cohen Conway
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"The magnificent blue-and-purple watercolors do not let us forget that we are in a frozen and isolated land, but newcomer Conway's story will warm the hearts of all her readers. (Fiction/Picture book. 5-9)"
Who would believe that Hanukkah, The Feast of Lights, could be celebrated in a remote Yupik Eskimo village? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A WHITE TRAIL by Diana Cohen Krantz
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A charming story of family life and romance that puts a unique twist on a midlife crisis."
From debut novelist Krantz comes an adult coming-of-age story about a woman trying to become the person she wants to be. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Sugarland by Martha Conway
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An absorbing whodunit full of gangsters and glitz."
In Conway's (Thieving Forest, 2014, etc.) latest novel, a young jazz pianist encounters kidnapping, rumrunning, and gunplay in 1920s Chicago. Read full book review >

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12 BLISS STREET by Martha Conway
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2003

"Short-story writer Conway's jump to novel length is as lean and sexy as her cardio-kickboxing heroine."
You don't have to be a spy, just a woman trying to get by, to find peril aplenty in Conway's debut. Read full book review >

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THIEVING FOREST by Martha Conway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2014

"An elegiac, hopeful historical novel."
An accomplished novel that looks at the true wildness of the wilderness and the stakes of rugged individualism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SUMMIT by Ed Conway
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 11, 2015

"The scope of the subject matter is impressive, and the execution is outstanding.
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Sky News economics editor Conway (50 Economics Ideas You Really Need to Know, 2009) covers the inside story of what really happened during the 22 days of the conference at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, in July 1944.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE AGENT RUNNER by Simon Conway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Conway (Rock Creek Park, 2012, etc.) finds an offbeat way to recast an iconic piece of recent history through the personal stories of a pair of vastly different characters."
A fictionalized account of events before and after the killing of Osama bin Laden, seen through the eyes of two men on opposite sides of the conflict. Read full book review >

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DANCING THE SUMMER AWAY
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BOOK REPORT for Unlovely by Celeste Conway

Cover Story: En Pointe

BFF Charm: Yay

Swoonworthy Scale: 4

Talky Talk: He Said

Bonus Factor: Dance School

Anti-Bonus Factor: Crazy Girls

Relationship Status: Have a Good Life

 

Cover Story: En Pointe

Unlovely is a book about ballerinas who often dance in white tutus. So, the cover is very accurate. One might ...


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BOYS, BIKES, BUNGLING BANDITS
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Latitude Zero by Diana Renn

Cover Story: Hub Focus

BFF Charm: Meh

Swoonworthy Scale: 3

Talky Talk: Shop Talk

Bonus Factor: Cycling

Anti-Bonus Factor: Mary Sue

Relationship Status: Dropped

Cover Story: Hub Focus

As a person who has occasional issues with large crowds, the number of people in the background of this cover makes me a little ...


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BOOK REVIEW

WHEN YOU OPEN YOUR EYES by Celeste Conway
Released: March 20, 2012

"Whether Lucien is a victim or a predator is up to readers to interpret, but either way, it's hard to imagine anyone rooting for these two. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A modern-day Romeo and Juliet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GOODBYE TIME  by Celeste Conway
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 9, 2008

"Even the cover is ambiguous. (Fiction. 9-12)"
"Why do people say New Beginnings when they really mean the opposite?" wonders Manhattanite Anna, as her fifth-grade graduation approaches and changes seem to be affecting everyone she knows. Read full book review >