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 >

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 >

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THE MELTING SEASON by Celeste Conway
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 14, 2006

"Well-written and urbane. (Fiction. YA)"
Giselle, daughter of a world-famous ballerina and a dancer in her own right, struggles to reconcile memories of her late father with her current reality. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RAGE by Simon Conway
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2007

"Grim, kinetic thriller set against an unconventional and inspired backdrop. American readers may be surprised by this portrait of the war as a multinational tapestry of violent dysfunction, and unsettled by the disdain for U.S. forces."
An iconoclastic British Army officer tries to make sense of—and survive in—the insanity of the Iraq war. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SOUTHSIDE PROVISIONAL by Kieran Conway
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"For students of the topic."
After four decades, a former senior officer of the Irish Republican Army seeks to set the record—as he sees it—straight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNLOVELY by Celeste Conway
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 2, 2015

"Recommended for those who want more than just a romance—or for readers who have an innate dislike for slender, graceful young women with long legs and necks and great posture. (Suspense. 14-18)"
As Harley begins dating one of a group of ballerinas, he starts to become suspicious of the potentially threatening behavior of the rest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST TRADE by James Conway
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 14, 2012

"Sure to unsettle readers who check their investments 10 times a day."
Fascinating, if uneven, debut thriller that links Wall Street treachery to international terrorism. Read full book review >