Search Results: "Flore Balthazar"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 4, 2017

"A glowing homage best suited to patrons of the esteemed New York restaurant it portrays."
In this clubby portrait, a novelist and journalist seeks to understand what makes one of her favorite restaurants a New York institution. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FREEDOM! by Frank  Le Gall
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A charming balance of cartoon and natural kitty-ness in full-color, eight-panel pages, this cat's-eye view of life will induce purrs in feline fans everywhere. (Graphic fiction. 8-12)"
Miss Annie might just be a kitten, but she's ready for adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BALTHAZAR FABULOSO IN THE LAIR OF THE HUMBUGS by I.J. Brindle
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2016

"Sleight of hand behind this bag of tricks is all too slight, no magic here. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
When his stage-magician family vanishes for real, can Balthazar find them? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TOWER, THE ZOO, AND THE TORTOISE by Julia Stuart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"Stuart's second novel (The Matchmaker of Périgord, 2008) employs a whimsical over-the-top style that occasionally draws attention to itself, but the tale is grounded by the moving central love story. This sweet romp will appeal to history buffs."
A sensitive Beefeater, his wife and assorted other eccentrics cope with modern life in the infamous Tower of London. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOK IN THE WORLD by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Fairy tales and realistic studies happily coexist in this elegant collection."
Eight stories about a variety of women from French playwright/novelist Schmitt (Monsieur Ibrahim and the Flowers of the Koran & Oscar and the Lady in Pink, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WATCHING THEM BE by James Harvey
NON-FICTION
Released: July 8, 2014

"Harvey's meticulously close reading of movies illuminatingly analyzes both the 'controlling sensibility' of stars and the viewer's process of 'intense watching.'"
A movie critic considers the mystery of star power. Read full book review >