Search Results: "Heather Hartt-Sussman"


BOOK REVIEW

NANA'S SUMMER SURPRISE by Heather Hartt-Sussman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 9, 2013

"A paper-thin piece of work, which makes leaving an impression near impossible. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Cousins on either side of the puberty divide find common ground in Nana's surprise birthday party. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NONI SAYS NO by Heather Hartt-Sussman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Gentle, like Noni herself. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Though young Noni is competent in most areas, when it comes to her best friend Susie, she "absolutely, positively cannot say no." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NONI IS NERVOUS by Heather Hartt-Sussman
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 9, 2013

"A charming, seemingly simple book that gets right to the heart of the matter. (Picture book. 4­-7)"
From the creators of Noni Says No (2011) comes a book about getting through the first day of school and facing one's fears. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HERE COMES HORTENSE! by Heather Hartt-Sussman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2012

"Warm and offbeat. (Picture book. 4-7)"
With Nana, every trip is an adventure, and sometimes a lesson. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEAMUS’S SHORT STORY by Heather Hartt-Sussman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"To quote the closing text: 'And that's the long and short of it.' (Picture book. 4-7)"
A diminutive boy finds a gender-bending solution to reach greater heights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HIDDEN OASIS by Paul Sussman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Above-average middle doesn't quite compensate for a slow start and painfully bloated conclusion."
Egyptologists, gangsters and spies race across the desert in search of an ancient oasis and the treasure concealed therein. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STRAY by Elissa Sussman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Readers who remain intrigued by Aislynn's world will have to wait for the next book. (Fantasy. 12-18)
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Fairy-tale tropes are turned on their heads in this exploration of class and ideology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST SECRET OF THE TEMPLE by Paul Sussman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Clunky prose swaddles a frantic but unexceptional plot."
The search for a hidden treasure that will be either a blessing or a curse for the state of Israel reopens wounds from the Holocaust and threatens to worsen the state of Arab-Israeli relations, if such a thing is possible. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LABYRINTH OF OSIRIS by Paul Sussman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"A mayhem-rich view of the world through the eyes of mummies and villains, and a lot of fun."
Taut, entertaining archaeological murder mystery-meets-spy thriller by genre-meister Sussman (The Hidden Oasis, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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YOU AND ME COULD WRITE A BAD ROMANCE
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios

Cover Story: I Want Your Ugly, I Want Your Disease
BFF Charm: Oda Mae Brown
Swoonworthy Scale:
 A Wary 7
Talky Talk: Goodbye to You
Bonus Factors:
 Best Friends, Theatre, Shades of Gray
Relationship Status: I'll Be There for You

Trigger Warnings: Dating Violence, Suicide Attempt

Cover Story: I Want Your ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE LOST ARMY OF CAMBYSES by Paul Sussman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 27, 2003

"A plot as complex as a hall of mirrors, and almost as gripping as a death threat."
An ancient Egyptian tomb holds the key to a grisly string of modern-day murders, in an engaging first outing by archaeologist Sussman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PARADISE GUEST HOUSE by Ellen Sussman
Released: March 26, 2013

"A respectful and earnest but far from edgy treatment of devastation's aftermath."
Two damaged people reach tentatively toward healing after the 2002 terrorist bombing in Bali. Read full book review >