Search Results: "Emily Winslow"


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JANE DOE JANUARY by Emily Winslow
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 24, 2016

"A potently rendered chronicle of rape and the clarity and closure achieved even when justice is only partially served."
The story of a Pennsylvania serial rapist who stood trial two decades after his assault on the author. 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 WHOLE WORLD by Emily Winslow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 2010

"The confusing tangle of plotlines, too many clashing points of view and excessive attention to extraneous and not very engaging detail, often halt the pace of this would-be thriller."
A Cambridge professor's quest for the truth about her origins, and a student love triangle, lead to murder, in Winslow's uneven debut. Read full book review >

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THE START OF EVERYTHING by Emily Winslow
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Although a promising writer, Winslow introduces so many voices, plotlines and characters that readers may need a cheat sheet in order to keep track of the action."
The discovery of the body of a young woman sets a strange chain of events in motion in Winslow's second thriller set in Britain (The Whole World, 2010). Read full book review >

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THE WINSLOW INCIDENT by Elizabeth Voss
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 16, 2011

"Billed as a paranormal mystery, this overlong debut provides little mystery but plenty of thrills, chills and horrifying descriptions of suffering men, women and beasts."
Winslow, a remote mountain hamlet in the Pacific Northwest, is suddenly visited by an unknown plague. Read full book review >

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WINSLOW IN LOVE by Kevin Canty
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2005

"This solidly professional, forthright writer has produced a lot of good work. But this one was a mistake, his weakest."
Brief Encounter meets Leaving Las Vegas in the Montana author's acrid third novel, following Into the Great Wide Open (1996), Nine Below Zero (1999), and two top story collections. 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 >

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MISS EMILY by Burleigh Mutén
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2014

"Uplifting and clever, Mutén's tale also includes a layer of biographical detail sure to tantalize Dickinson lovers everywhere. (biographical notes, bibliography) (Verse novel. 8-12)"
The Belle of Amherst leads some young friends on a grand adventure. Read full book review >