Search Results: "Gabriel Roth"


BOOK REVIEW

THE UNKNOWNS by Gabriel Roth
Released: July 2, 2013

"The messy story of a guy neither bad enough to be evil, nor good enough for redemption."
A dot-com millionaire with an analytical mind and crippled maturity clumsily negotiates the minefields of adult relationships. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT, FIREFLY by Gabriel Alborozo
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"Charming artwork and some funny moments, marred by disingenuousness. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Nina learns that a firefly is a great night light—initially. Read full book review >

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FISHING FOR METHUSELAH by Roger Roth
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 1998

"A rousing adventure with irascible, lovable heros. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Roth delivers an unabashedly outrageous tale about the one that got away in this saga of two competitive fishermen and the wise fish that teaches them a lesson about friendship. Read full book review >

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THE MOUSE AND THE MOON by Gabriel Alborozo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A quiet friendship story reminiscent of Kevin Henkes' Kitten's First Full Moon (2004) but not quite so satisfying. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A lonely "little mouse" whose only friend is the moon finds a kindred spirit. Read full book review >

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THE ALLIANCE by Gabriel Goodman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2013

"A brief, believable and sobering look into bullying and school bureaucracies. (Fiction. 12-16)"
After the suicide of Jamie Ballard, a gay teen who was being bullied, two very different students at Southside High try to start a Gay-Straight Alliance. Read full book review >

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DRAWING LESSONS by Julia Gabriel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2015

"A provocative, but not picture-perfect, romance novel."
A fragile woman discovers love and lust with her seductive drawing teacher in Gabriel's (Next to You, 2014, etc.) contemporary romance. Read full book review >

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DIRTY WORK by Gabriel Weston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"A cautionary professional coming-of-age tale which faces the moral quandary posed by abortion head-on."
A London doctor is summoned before an ethics board for allegedly botching an abortion in Weston's fiction debut. Read full book review >

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THE GOLDEN CAT by Gabriel King
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 1999

"Crammed with doings and details, a maddeningly discursive narrative, unintelligible plotting, and magic that defies interpretation."
Sequel to King's cat fantasy The Wild Road (1998). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOOMBOX by Gabriel Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2007

"Cohen's first novel (Red Hook, 2001) was an exceptionally well-done police procedural. Readers may find this a mixed bag, however: a rich, inviting prose style coupled with a relentlessly gloomy worldview."
A beautifully written, thoroughly depressing novel about the racial divide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Wearisome confirmation of what (most) Americans already know."
A Brooklyn-based journalist spends a year undercover in America's low-wage immigrant workforce. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RED HOOK by Gabriel Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2001

"The protagonist is flawed, often self-hating, and yet deeply sympathetic in this accomplished first novel: a police procedural with heart."
Brooklyn homicide detective Jack Leightner reacts violently to the dead body, and at first can't understand why. Read full book review >