Search Results: "Eden Ross Lipson"


BOOK REVIEW

APPLESAUCE SEASON by Eden Ross Lipson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Applesauce recipe appended. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Flavored with family tradition and spiced with Gerstein's cheerful illustrations, this account of one family's love of applesauce hits the spot. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TORN by Cynthia Eden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 2016

"A smart, gripping romantic-suspense novel that combines an intense love story with an edgy thriller."
When LOST team members Victoria and Wade investigate a missing person case, it soon gets personal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAUTIFUL DEAD by Eden Maguire
FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2010

"Only for fans who really, really can't get enough of the Twilight phenomenon. (Supernatural. YA)"
Two days after the stabbing death of her boyfriend, Phoenix, Darina, hiding inside an old, abandoned barn in a remote wooded area (although it's never explained why the teenage girl ventured there alone) secretly observes his initiation into the Beautiful Dead, a troupe of young zombies who have one year to find out the truth about their deaths and seek justice. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARIZONA by Eden Maguire
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Just as in the series opener, the story is dragged down by obsessive love, flat characters and tedious writing. (Supernatural mystery. YA)"
Only fans of the first Beautiful Dead book (Jonas, 2009) will enjoy and fully follow this second installment as Darina moves on to help the next zombie, Arizona, explain the mystery surrounding her drowning death before her one-year anniversary or Arizona will be sent back to limbo (an agreement arranged with Hunter, the zombie overlord, so Darina can continue seeing her deceased boyfriend). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Entertaining, informative adventures of a woman determined to understand the people of China."
One woman's experiences while living and writing in China. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DANGEROUSLY BAD by Eden Bradley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2017

"A steamy courtship in which love can hurt so good. Just don't expect the substance to rival the sex."
A bold Scotsman woos a Creole artist with a bit of BDSM and a whole lot of trust. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARABESQUES by Anton Shammas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"A bit confused by 'the largely unnecessary device of introducing a hidden narrator,' Kirkus considered Shammas's family mystery a 'vibrant and original' work."
That the publisher lists this in the "Literature/Middle Eastern Studies" categories on the book jacket suggests that there's some extraliterary dimension to Shammas's admittedly autobiographical story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW


"A personal family album, appropriate for only the youngest of audiences."
A fun, full-color family tribute to a baby boy and his walker-chair. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN WHAT HE SAID by Eden Collinsworth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2006

"She just can't quite decide whether it's literary fiction or throwaway entertainment."
Melodramatic debut by publishing exec Collinsworth chronicles the 15-year chain of events that prompt a desperate wife to attack her conniving, alcoholic husband. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEHAVING BADLY by Eden Collinsworth
NON-FICTION
Released: April 4, 2017

"A wide-ranging, breezy journey through a series of ethical minefields."
A nonscholarly discourse on manners, morality, ethics, and civility in these times of social upheaval. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE EMOTIONARY by Eden Sher
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"Emotionally beleaguered teen and adult readers who overlook the book's juvenile packaging will find both clarity and camaraderie in its definitions. (Nonfiction. 15 & up)"
Words, emotions, and two irreverent senses of humor collide in Sher and Wertz's (Drinking at the Movies, 2015, etc.) debut book for teens. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JEANNIE OUT OF THE BOTTLE by Barbara Eden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2011

"Irredeemably minor but inoffensive, like a half-remembered episode of a silly sitcom."
Eden comes clean. Squeaky clean. Read full book review >