Search Results: "Emma Mars"


BOOK REVIEW

ELLE by Emma Mars
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 2015

"An explicit, erotic, entrancing detective story for the seriously committed lover of erotica."
The erotic education of former escort Elle Lorand continues, plunging her into a world of sensual delights. But she soon finds herself on a quest not only to solve the mystery of her ex-fiance's birth, but also to save her partner from jail. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOTELLES by Emma Mars
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"Rife with sexual tension and mystery, this first tale in a trilogy will have readers eager for the translation of Mars' next installment."
Struggling to finish her journalism degree and help her cancer-stricken mother, a young escort finds herself swept up in an erotic education that threatens her impending fairy-tale wedding. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

MUSICAL THEATER
by Leila Roy

Later this week, I’m headed to New York to finally, finally see Hamilton.

Which has me more than a little excited.

So, of course, it made me wonder: what’s out there for recent musical theater YA? It seems like something that we’d see a lot of, right? High potential for drama, because backstage shenanigans and close quarters and heightened emotion ...


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BOOK REVIEW

RUST by Julie Mars
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"An inspiring, offbeat story of an artist who trusts her instincts and finds herself regaining her life."
When her New York options seem to run out, artist Margaret Shaw heads to New Mexico to remake her work and her life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANYBODY ANY MINUTE by julie Mars
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2008

"Whether she's fretting about her weight or worrying if she is correctly quoting Kahlil Gibran, this '60s survivor is a hoot."
In this charming coming-of-middle-age novel from Mars (The Secret Keepers, 2000, etc.), a neurotic New Yorker loses her job and possibly her marriage when she buys a rundown country house. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET KEEPERS by julie Mars
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2000

"A quirky, fast -paced plot, with characters whose pasts seem almost too neatly awful."
A sometimes rough-edged first novel charts the rocky road that three characters, maimed by their pasts, take to confession and understanding. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 7, 1993

"Free of platitude, group-think, sentimentality, and all else that one might expect from such topical fiction: elegant stories that surprise us with their mute passion and artful rage."
Four of the nine stories in Mars-Jones's latest appeared in The Darker Proof (1988), a co-collection with Edmund White. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WATERS OF THIRST by Adam Mars-Jones
Released: March 24, 1994

"Beneath the campy surface is a fiction of cool intelligence and controlled passion."
Like his recent stories (Monopolies of Loss, 1993), Mars- Jones' first novel draws inspiration from the AIDS epidemic, but does so indirectly. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ENTERTAINER by Emma Dodd
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"A pleasant party bonbon. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When the family hires the man in the big, brown bear suit to entertain at Billy's birthday party, many surprises follow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WISH by Emma Dodd
by Emma Dodd, illustrated by Emma Dodd
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"The sentiments are certainly sweet, but this vein may be just about played out. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Another in Dodd's series of diminutive picture books that celebrate the loving bond between an adult and a child. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUST LIKE YOU by Emma Dodd
by Emma Dodd, illustrated by Emma Dodd
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"A companion, No Matter What (ISBN: 978-0-525-47932-1), while not as original, offers reassurance that Momma Elephant will love her baby no matter what. (Picture book. 2-5)"
While frolicking with one of his parents, a bear cub shares all his dreams. Read full book review >