Search Results: "Eugenia Nobati"


BOOK REVIEW

BAT’S BIG GAME by Margaret Read MacDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2008

When the Animals and the Birds square off for a soccer match, Bat decides that he wants to be on the winning side. Read full book review >

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EUGENIA LINCOLN AND THE UNEXPECTED PACKAGE  by Kate DiCamillo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Eugenia's need for routine and her intolerance of change and uncertainty will resonate with readers who experience life similarly. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Mercy Watson's neighbors, the Lincoln Sisters of 52 Deckawoo Drive, return in their second adventure, and now it's elder sister Eugenia's turn in the spotlight. Read full book review >

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STRANGER IN SAVANNAH by Eugenia Price
Released: May 14, 1989

Here, at long last, is the climax of Price's Savannah quartet—which, taken as a whole, covers the history of that graceful southern city from 1812 to Sherman's march in 1864. Read full book review >

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BEAUTY FROM ASHES by Eugenia Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1995

"This last of a trilogy will also be featured this spring in a national PBS documentary entitled Eugenia Price's South. (Literary Guild & Doubleday selections)"
The final installment in Price's Georgia trilogy (Bright Captivity, 1991, and Where Shadows Go, 1993) concludes the 19th- century saga of the Fraser and Couper families. Read full book review >

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WHERE SHADOWS GO by Eugenia Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 7, 1993

"Simons Island."
Those in the author's longtime and considerable following will be eagerly awaiting this second book (after Bright Captivity, 1991) in the trilogy concerned with the fortunes of the Coupers, Frasers, and other prime families of Georgia's St. Read full book review >

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BRIGHT CAPTIVITY by Eugenia Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 12, 1991

"They are classic Price creations, sweet as gumdrops through and through, sure to whet the appetites of loyal fans for book number two."
Price, whose prodigious output runs to some 36 books (including inspirational titles and the Savannah Quartet) proves with this new novel that, at 74, she's still going strong. Read full book review >

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HOW TO BAKE PI by Eugenia Cheng
NON-FICTION
Released: May 5, 2015

"A sharp, witty book to press on students and even the teachers of math teachers."
An original book using recipes to explain sophisticated math concepts to students and even the math-phobic. Read full book review >

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THE WAITING TIME by Eugenia Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 1997

"Formulaic period romance, yes, but Price's saving grace, once again, is her thorough historical research and her insistence on blending a strong dose of real grit with the obligatory melodrama. (Literary Guild/Doubleday selection)"
The indefatigable Price (Beauty from Ashes, 1995, etc. etc.), returning to her beloved South with another preCivil War tale, provides shadings of complexity on a subject that tends to be portrayed in strictly black-and-white terms: the reactions of Southerners, both transplanted and born-and-bred, to an institution that literally divided the country. Read full book review >

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Released: May 19, 1992

"But there's a broader lesson here: Price has spent three decades listening to her own creative voice, never trying to be all things to all people—and so she has endured. (Twenty b&w photographs—not seen.)"
May 4, 1991, was ``Eugenia Price Day'' on Georgia's St. Read full book review >

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WITHOUT WARNING by Eugenia Lovett West
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 29, 2007

"West's mystery debut is marred by tepid romantic overtones and the tendency of almost everyone to babble facts Emma has no business knowing. But she has a nice way with the material accouterments of the privileged on both sides of the Atlantic."
A new widow begins to doubt that her husband's death was a hit-and-run accident. Read full book review >

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OVERKILL by Eugenia Lovett West
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"Claustrophobic, even though it spans six time zones."
A recent widow trying to save her niece from the clutches of a notorious playboy sees her fall victim to a deadlier menace. Read full book review >