Search Results: "Emma Forrest"


BOOK REVIEW

YOUR VOICE IN MY HEAD by Emma Forrest
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2011

"A brilliantly realized memoir of surprise and startling beauty."
Screenwriter and novelist Forrest (Cherries in the Snow, 2005, etc.) delivers an intense story of madness and redemption. Read full book review >

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NAMEDROPPER by Emma Forrest
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"The antic Viva is fine in small doses, but the worldly-wise Viva who struggles to the kinds of realizations actual kids have before they're well into their teens, is a little hard to take."
A punk London schoolgirl discovers some of the many things she doesn't know about life and love in a snappy first novel that's meant to tug at your heartstrings too. Read full book review >

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THIN SKIN by Emma Forrest
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Accurate? Maybe. But these ruby slippers go nowhere."
A second from the British 25-year-old Forrest (Namedroppper, 2000). Read full book review >

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BOOK REPORT for This Adventure Ends by Emma Mills 

Cover Story: Palette Cleanser
BFF Charm: Yay
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: The Fun Never Ends
Bonus Factors: Awesome Grownups, Fandom
Relationship Status: We’ll Go To Very Distant Lands

Cover Story: Palette Cleanser

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BOOK REVIEW

DAUGHTER OF FRANCE by Liz Forrest
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 2008

"An absolute must-read for fans of French history and intrigue."
Exquisitely crafted rags-to-riches tale set in pre-Revolutionary France, encompassing the historical Affair of the Diamond Necklace. Read full book review >

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DEATH IN THE SECRET GARDEN by Richard Forrest
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"Maybe a little too replete with unconnected violent incident, but nobody will complain that Forrest doesn't keep the pot boiling or season the stew with occasional clues: a tale that must set a record for megadeaths per capita."
More small-town mayhem for Connecticut State Senator Bea Wentworth and her children's-author husband Lyon (The Pied Piper of Death, 1997, etc.). Read full book review >

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HERACLIX AND POMP by Forrest Aguirre
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Massively flawed, then, but nonetheless hugely enjoyable."
A historical fantasy set in 1780s Vienna is the first full-length novel from the author of the story collection Fugue XXIX (2005, etc.).Read full book review >

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THE GENTLEMAN by Forrest Leo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"Though the poet discovers plenty about love, friendship, and art in his quest, this novel is mainly slapstick, played for laughs."
Historical farce that pits a middling London poet against a very gentlemanly Devil. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Nonetheless, an important, nuanced book, likely to overshadow titles like David Holmes's The Faiths of the Founding Fathers (2006)."
Religious historian and minister Church examines freedom of religion in late-18th- and early-19th-century America. Read full book review >

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METEOR IN THE MADHOUSE by Leon Forrest
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"Though occasionally clumsy in style and execution, this impressionistic collage will be cherished by admirers of Forrest's lifelong effort to engage in fiction the African-American legacy of personal reinvention and loss."
A modest posthumous addition to the legacy of a significant African-American writer: five novellas connected by the first-person narration of Joubert Antoine Jones, protagonist of Forrest's earlier novel Divine Days (1992). Read full book review >

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ALL WHO ARE LOST by Lindsey Forrest
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A dense, thorny romance full of multidimensional, morally ambiguous characters struggling to find peace despite sins of the past."
Equal parts family drama and shadowy romance, a story about three sisters in love with the same man. Read full book review >

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Released: June 27, 2012

"Better suited to cocktail party chatter than a novella."
This true story about a short trip to the casino makes for a banal retelling of a weekend getaway. Read full book review >