Search Results: "Elisabeth Rozin"


BOOK REVIEW

BLUE CORN AND CHOCOLATE by Elisabeth Rozin
NON-FICTION
Released: March 25, 1992

"But also like the earlier book, it's a decent collection with an appeal both homey and sophisticated, the recipes reasonably undemanding and making knowing—if free—use of Old World, New World, crossover, and familiar American traditions. (Sixty-five photographs—not seen.)"
Though polls continue to remind us that many Americans can't name their senators or date the Civil War, it's hard to imagine getting through 1992 without widespread awareness that Columbus and those who followed him across the ocean discovered corn, potatoes, squash, tomatoes, peppers, chilies, chocolate, many beans, and turkeys, among other foods. Read full book review >

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WHERE ARE YOU HIDING, GOD? by Elisabeth  Zartl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 14, 2017

"While the message that God is all around, especially in nature, is clear, other books have made that point much more clearly and beautifully; Kathy-jo Wargin's series of seasonal alphabet books comes to mind. (Picture book/religion. 2-6)"
A young girl learns to find God in the smallest of things. Read full book review >

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MONOOSOOK VALLEY by Elisabeth Hyde
Released: March 10, 1989

A youngish widow, working mother of two, finds love (maybe) and dope (kind of) in 1971 New England: a limp second novel from the author of Her Native Colors (1986). Read full book review >

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EXCESSIVE JOY INJURES THE HEART by Elisabeth Harvor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"Foolishness: a Harlequin romance written by Andrew Weil."
A New Age first novel by Canadian Harbor, a poet and short-story writer (Let Me Be the One, 1997), about a young woman who becomes obsessed with her reflexologies. Read full book review >

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FOR THE LOVE OF A DOG by Rose Elisabeth
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2001

"A heartfelt tribute to animals and their extraordinary ability to love, learn, and teach."
A memoir by novelist Rose (Body Sharer's, 1993) of the dogs she has known and loved—a celebration both of the animals themselves and of the lessons she learned from them. Read full book review >

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ERANOS by Elisabeth Stevens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"A sometimes-effective parable about art that fails to exceed its modest ambitions."
In Stevens' (Ride a Bright and Shining Pony, 2013, etc.)short story, a writer attends a dinner full of mysterious characters. Read full book review >

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THE MARIGOLD MAFIA by Elisabeth Bastion
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 15, 2009

"Bastion (No Just Desserts, 2004) supplies strained similes and precious/annoying dialogue in lieu of adequate plotting."
Organic gardening is hazardous to a public-relations executive's health. Read full book review >

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WANDERLUST by Elisabeth Eaves
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2011

"Detailed chronicle of exploits that grow tiresome and blasé, reflecting the author's own weariness."
A youthful, meandering journey of self-discovery through travel and love. Read full book review >

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Cuckoo Clock - New York by Elisabeth Marrion
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2015

"An intriguing, if sometimes confusing, sideways glance at historical elements, such as Kindertransport, immigration via Ellis Island, and the bombardment of England."
In this third volume of her Unbroken Bonds series, Marrion (Liverpool Connection, 2014, etc.) again uses fictionalized family history as a window onto major events surrounding World War II.Read full book review >

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REPRESSED  by Elisabeth Naughton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 26, 2016

"Solid romantic suspense by a writer talented enough at weaving a yarn to get her readers ensnared in it."
Samantha Parker, a chemistry teacher, and Ethan McClane, a therapist, are attracted to one another right away, but they're both harboring deeply buried secrets. Circumstance has found both of them back in small, rural Hidden Falls, but is it fate that brought them together? Read full book review >

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A WINDOW OPENS by Elisabeth Egan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Women may not be able to have it all, but this novel can."
What happens when a book lover gets caught up in the tech world? Read full book review >