Search Results: "Emily Giffin"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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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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BEAR & HARE by Emily Gravett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A mischievous addition to the winter bookshelf. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Two friends have vastly different experiences in the snow. Read full book review >

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THROUGH THE WOODS by Emily Carroll
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: July 15, 2014

"A sure winner for any reader with a yen to become permanently terrified. Brilliant. (Graphic horror. 13-18)"
A print and Web comics artist offers five creep-out chillers (four new) with folk-tale motifs and thoroughly disquieting art. Read full book review >

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WOLF WON'T BITE! by Emily Gravett
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 20, 2012

"A slightly cryptic but satisfying wolf/pig reversal. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Three carny pigs push a patient wolf too far in Gravett's latest. Read full book review >

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DOGS by Emily Gravett
by Emily Gravett, illustrated by Emily Gravett
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 9, 2010

"The last spread reveals the identity of the narrator—which, in classic Gravett fashion, will make readers chuckle and then rethink the entire book that preceded it. (Picture book. 4-8)"
"I love dogs," states an unseen narrator at the beginning of this winningly simple opposites book. Read full book review >

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MEERKAT MAIL by Emily Gravett
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 25, 2007

"Along with humor and suspense, she folds snippets of natural history into the tale—and it's worth noting that meerkats outdo even kittens for cuteness and personality. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A restless meerkat's wanderjahr lasts just six days, but that's long enough to visit as many members of his far-flung clan. Read full book review >

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COUNTING by Emily  Bolam
by Emily Bolam, illustrated by Emily Bolam
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Both beautiful and baby-centric—a lovely package. (3-12 mos.)"
One giraffe, two tigers, three Dalmatians, four sea turtles and five tropical fish array themselves with splendid, striking clarity over the pages of this brief gem. Read full book review >