Search Results: "Emily Osborne"


BOOK REVIEW

DARWEN ARKWRIGHT AND THE PEREGRINE PACT by A.J.  Hartley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Darwen would say. (Fantasy. 9-14)"
As if new living arrangements, new school and new country weren't enough to contend with, how about facing whole new worlds? Read full book review >

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TEA TO SEE
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Leaf Reader by Emily Arsenault

Cover Story: Drink Me
BFF Charm: Maybe
Swoonworthy Scale: 2
Talky Talk: Straight Up With A Twist
Bonus Factor: Tasseomancy
Relationship Status: Not Seeing A Future

Cover Story: Drink Me

I like this cover well enough—the shattered teacup is a little on the nose, but the painting-like quality and dark tones ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE DISTANCE BETWEEN by Eliza Osborne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"Still, it's intelligent and quite moving in its way."
A modern young woman's experiences on the road to Damascus—which, in her case, turns out to be I—80. Read full book review >

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THE FORGIVEN by Lawrence Osborne
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"A gripping read with moral ambiguity galore."
Violence and debauchery in the Moroccan desert lead to cultural misunderstandings...and to more violence and debauchery. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A fervent manifesto for school diversity and autonomy."
An advocate for charter schools proposes bold changes in public education. Read full book review >

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF UNCAS METCALFE by Betsey Osborne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2006

"Uncas acknowledges he is 'a terribly small man.' And this is a terribly small first novel."
Old-fashioned professor rejoices in his marriage. Then he remembers seeing his wife kiss another man 30 years ago. Uh-oh. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER OFFSCREEN by Denise Osborne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 14, 1994

"Even if you don't cotton to Queenie Davilov, you're bound to be impressed."
If you think the contents of the lunch box independent filmmaker Burke Lymon's just received—pieces of a dead squirrel nailed to a wooden cross, accompanied by a miniature ax and a note from ``your most adooring fan, Lucifer''—sound revolting, just wait till you see what somebody does to Lymon himself at the premiere of his latest, Lucifer's Shadow. Read full book review >

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CUT TO: MURDER by Denise Osborne
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 26, 1995

"But though the Spanish settings are a plus, the tangled historical background is a mess."
Summoned to Barcelona to doctor a script on the Spanish Civil War, Queenie Davilov learns from producer/director Fernando (Freddie) Frazier that her real job is to find out what happened to vanished screenwriter Digby Patterson. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BOLTER by Frances Osborne
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 3, 2009

"Of interest to royal-watchers and certain strains of anglophiles, perhaps, but a sansculotte may wonder what the point is."
Sordid tales of aspiration and debauchery among the minor aristocracy of Britain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EVIL INTENTIONS by Denise Osborne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2005

"Salome, a combination guru and New Age pragmatist, charms, but Osborne (Cut to: Murder, 1995, etc.) adds a clutter of subplots that could have used some Feng Shui."
When negative energy leads to homicide and other kinds of discord, can Feng Sui restore harmony? Read full book review >

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MASQUERADE by Liz Osborne
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 21, 2007

"A meat-and-potatoes debut in which Osborne's convincing hospital background and respect for evidence substitute for originality and inspiration."
The murder of a Congressman who's been hurt along with dozens of other recent arrivals at a suburban Seattle hospital kicks off Osborne's debut. Read full book review >

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PARK LANE by Frances Osborne
Released: June 12, 2012

"Osborne's efforts are solid, and her book will appeal to both historical fiction buffs and romance enthusiasts alike."
Two young women from very different social classes cope with changing conventions and life-altering events in 20th-century England. Read full book review >