Search Results: "E.J. Levy"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 15, 2012

"A smart, insightful collection of stories about life and love."
Levy's award-winning short story collection masterfully explores the vagaries of romantic love. Read full book review >

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AMAZONS by E.J. Levy
Released: June 25, 2012

"A strong coming-of-age story from an exotic land."
In a beautifully written memoir looking back after years spent in Brazil, a woman explores both her own coming of age and the ecology of the rain forest. Read full book review >

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THE MARILYN TAPES by E.J. Gorman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"Deliciously slick."
Mystery veteran Gorman (Blood Moon, p. 666, etc.) sprays hot lead from the hip in this punchy historical thriller about a wild race to claim the secret recordings of the Blondest Hollywood Babylonian. Read full book review >

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IMMACULATE IN BLACK by E.J. McGill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 16, 1991

"Redeemed only by its subplot: the grief-stricken Shermans coming to terms, at last, with the loss of their son some years before."
Logically inconsistent first novel featuring a bridge-playing husband-and-wife detective team, the Shermans, who, here, try to figure out what happened to naughty Shelly Egan in the seven minutes that elapsed between her panicky 911 call and her death by strangulation. Read full book review >

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WRITTEN OFF by E.J. Copperman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"Despite its quirky premise, this new series debut from Copperman (The Question of the Unfamiliar Husband, 2015, etc.) doesn't make its fictional/real-life hero compelling enough to warrant the double dose he offers the reader."
A mystery writer is flummoxed by a hero who just doesn't know his place. Read full book review >

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DOG DISH OF DOOM by E.J. Copperman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"The wry, feisty heroine is a welcome addition to Copperman's troupe. It's only to be hoped that he'll save some ink for his sleuthing mystery author or, especially, his autistic detective."
Copperman (Written Off, 2016, etc.) adds yet another franchise to his growing resume when he introduces Kay Powell, "Agent to the Paws." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHAT IS MARRIAGE FOR? by E.J. Graff
NON-FICTION
Released: June 28, 1999

"Overall, she has produced a well-organized work of thoughtful popular history that displays considerable wit and verve, and that is in equal measure instructive and entertaining."
Why wed? As a financial investment? To have sex? To reproduce the species? To link two families together? This highly informative and enjoyable romp through the history of marriage in Western Europe and the United States looks at all these reasons and more. Read full book review >

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THE RAINMAKERS by E.J. Bird
ANIMALS
Released: April 27, 1993

"Slight but appealing, a fantasy with an unusual—and particularly well-realized—setting and small illustrations resembling southwestern petroglyphs. (Fiction. 10-12)"
The author of The Blizzard of 1896 (1990) and other tall tales of the Old West goes back to an even older West for the story of an Anasazi boy with an unusual friend—an affectionate bear cub that dances when it hears music, bringing good cheer and, without fail, rain as well. Read full book review >

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CLICKBAIT by E.J. Russell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 5, 2016

"A poignant, thought-provoking love story on many levels."
Gideon and Alex overcome family and job stresses as well as their own biases and insecurities to find their way to a happy-ever-after. Read full book review >

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Robinson Crusoe 2245 by E.J. Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 2015

"A solid, well-paced sci-fi adventure."
Robinson Crusoe returns from a rigidly hierarchical far-future U.K. to a nightmarish North America in search of his love, Friday, in the second book of Robinson's (Robinson Crusoe 2244, 2014) series updating the Daniel Defoe classic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OAKWING by E.J. Clarke
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"A swiftly paced debut adventure of powerful transformation and immutable family bonds. (map) (Fantasy. 7-11)"
After falling asleep and awakening as a fairy, 11-year-old Rowan embarks on a quest to regain human form. Read full book review >