Search Results: "Emily Giffin"


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BABY PROOF by Emily Giffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2006

"Fewer punches pulled might have made this a knockout."
Editor stares down 35 and societal pressure to reproduce in Giffin's underachieving third (Something Blue, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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FIRST COMES LOVE by Emily Giffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 28, 2016

"Giffin's fans will be pleased with this fast-paced, witty, and thoughtful new offering."
A family struggles to define their new normal 15 years after a tragic loss. Read full book review >

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EMILY by Michael Bedard
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"An evocative glimpse of a formal society that will seem quite foreign to most children today, and of a mysterious, oddly independent woman who fascinated her own contemporaries as much as she does ours. (Picture book. 5+)"
A Canadian novelist (Redwork, 1990) pays tribute to Amherst's great poet. Read full book review >

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THE ONE & ONLY by Emily Giffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2014

"Despite her typical wit, intelligence and discernment, Giffin may not be able to win her audience with this problematic romantic journey."
After the death of a beloved family friend, Shea Rigsby realizes she's been treading water. Will a spectacular new job and a fairy-tale romance change everything or simply remind her of what she truly loves? Read full book review >

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WHERE WE BELONG by Emily Giffin
Released: July 24, 2012

"Giffin's moving storyline offers great pacing, believable, disparate characters and a plot that could easily careen into maudlin territory, unlikable stereotypes or over-the-top emotionalism but never does: a sweet, even-keeled winner."
Kirby Rose turns 18, hops on a Greyhound bus from St. Louis to Manhattan and with no warning, knocks on the Fifth Avenue apartment door of her birth mother, Marian Caldwell—a move that will send them both on a journey of rediscovery, questioning everything they thought they knew about love, family, secrets and second chances. Read full book review >

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LOVE THE ONE YOU’RE WITH by Emily Giffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2008

"Risk-averse."
A newlywed must choose between her reliable, handsome and wealthy Atlanta husband and her charismatic, handsome but unpredictable ex, whom she left behind in Manhattan. Read full book review >

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SOMETHING BLUE by Emily Giffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2005

"Reads, overall, like a rehash—however amusing—of Borrowed. Giffin's next had better be Something New."
Airhead antagonist gets her own novel in Giffin's follow-up to Something Borrowed (2004). Read full book review >

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LOVING EMILY by Anne Pfeffer
Released: Nov. 17, 2011

"This lively, fresh young-adult romance is Say Anything for a new generation."
Pfeffer pens a tale of star-crossed romance in her debut coming-of-age novel. Read full book review >

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EMILY, ALONE by Stewart O'Nan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 21, 2011

"Rueful and autumnal, but very moving."
Another quietly poignant character study from O'Nan (Songs for the Missing, 2008, etc.), this one tracing the daily routines and pensive inner life of an elderly widow. Read full book review >

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EMILY L. by Marguerite Duras
Released: May 15, 1989

Duras (The Lover; The War, etc.) here offers a wise, graceful book, at once modern in its self-consciousness and classic in its clarity. Read full book review >

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SEEING EMILY by Joyce Lee Wong
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Sensitive and finely crafted. (Fiction. 14+)"
In this coming-of-age montage, a Chinese-American teen discovers her world is "richer with the music of two languages, the rhythm of two cultures." Read full book review >