Search Results: "Elaine Margolis"


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PULSE by Elaine Margolis
Released: Oct. 3, 2000

"Despite plenty of twists and turns, this would-be financial thriller doesn't add up."
A revolutionary new perfume triggers romance, greed and financial intrigue in Margolis' debut novel. Read full book review >

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URI GELLER by Jonathan Margolis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"An obviously wowed author presents a mostly sympathetic view of the life and times of Uri Geller. (16 photos, not seen)"
A mostly credulous look at the famous Israeli who claims to be able to bend spoons with his mind. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 29, 1992

"A compelling account of the relentless incursion into one of the earth's last frontiers, and a determined call for calm and reason amidst the clamor of increasingly belligerent antagonists. (Photographs and maps—not seen.)"
A well-organized, carefully researched, and fascinating study of the devastation of the Amazon rain forest; by Margolis, a Newsweek correspondent for eight years in Brazil. Read full book review >

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WE ARE PARTY PEOPLE by Leslie Margolis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Middle school angst tempered by humorous insights. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Pixie has contentedly played introvert to her extroverted parents, but now circumstances demand that she expand her limited comfort zone. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1999

"This thoroughly enjoyable, informative look at America of 35 years ago will revive memories for aging baby boomers and lead all readers to realize how dramatically the country has changed in a mere generation. (16 pages b&w photos) (Author tour)"
Because history involves continual change, all years are transitional; some, however, are more so than others. Read full book review >

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APOCALIPSTICK by Sue Margolis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2003

"Quick in pace and often very funny."
Slapdash farce from the author of Spin Cycle (2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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EVERYBODY BUGS OUT by Leslie Margolis
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2011

"Readers will be cheering for Annabelle as she struggles to extricate herself from this tangled web of subterfuge. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Margolis delivers a vivacious third installment in the Annabelle Unleashed series. Read full book review >

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BREAKFAST AT STEPHANIE’S by Sue Margolis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2004

"Rife with female frivolity, punchy one-liners, and sex. Margolis (Apocalipstick, 2003, etc.) is at her best when she veers from the shenanigans and lets us glimpse our heroine in her poignant everyday struggles."
Love conquers all, though you'll wish it wouldn't. Read full book review >