Search Results: "Freda Warrington"


BOOK REVIEW

GRAIL OF THE SUMMER STARS by Freda Warrington
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 23, 2013

"A must for existing fans, while being easily accessible to newcomers."
Third of Warrington's related but independently intelligible aliens-among-us Aetherial Tales fantasies (Midsummer Night, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FREDA IS FOUND by Stuart J. Murphy
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2011

"Solid series additions that teach useful skills and the power of practice. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Murphy's I See I Learn visual learning series continues with two new titles for children that focus on the cognitive skill of name writing and strategies to stay safe when lost. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALICE + FREDA FOREVER by Alexis Coe
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A historically resonant reminder of how far societal tolerance has come and that it still remains a work in progress."
The story of a Gilded Age-era homicide that stunned a nation with its sheer violence and tabooed origins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FREDA SAYS PLEASE by Stuart J. Murphy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Didacticism tops the charts with Freda, but co-publishing Carlos is on the money. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Normally very good at breaking down skills in a way that both teaches and entertains, the I See I Learn series missteps with this entry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE D WORD by Joanna Warrington
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 9, 2014

"An offbeat, honest take on romance that offers cringes and laughs in equal supply."
Warrington tells the story of a memorably mismatched couple in her debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOUND IN SHALLOWS by Freda Davies
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Tyrell's monumental forbearance with his monstrous superior strains the credibility of this well-plotted and solidly executed procedural."
Davis kicks it up a notch as even-tempered DI Keith Tyrell (A Fine and Private Place, 2001) gets walloped from all sides by villainy from without and treachery from within. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PATIENCE OF RIVERS by Joseph Freda
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"A somewhat slow-paced but well-crafted and leisurely account of public strifes intersecting with private griefs. Unexpectedly weighty and serious."
Growing up during the Summer of Love: Freda (Suburban Guerrillas, not reviewed) describes a young man's coming of age in upstate New York—a few miles down the road from Woodstock. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A FINE AND PRIVATE PLACE by Freda Davies
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"A winner."
Digging a drainage ditch on the property of Sir Edward Driffield, Terry Butcher startles the English village of Tolland by his discovery of a long-buried skeleton. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Goodbye, Rudy Kazoody by A.A. Freda
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"With complexity, honesty, and, above all, a sense of home, this book delivers a striking tale of a young émigré in the turbulent '60s."
A debut novel encapsulates American traditions, bringing New York and immigrant stories together in that often overlooked part of the metropolis, the Bronx. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PARTING SHOTS by Freda Bright
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 13, 1993

"Wildly unrealistic feel-good fiction—but therapeutic, perhaps, for some."
A Manhattan divorce lawyer triumphs over her own divorce—in Bright's lively if predictable follow-up to Futures (1983) and Infidelities (1986). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HOLOCAUST by Laurence Rees
NON-FICTION
Released: April 11, 2017

"A thorough, concise, evenhanded work, essential for libraries and schools."
A magnificent new history that tracks the gradual evolution of the Final Solution. Read full book review >