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 >

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SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

Cover Story: Motel California
BFF Charm: Goose and Maverick
Swoonworthy Scale:
 10
Talky Talk: She Says, He Remembers
Bonus Factors:
 Semper Fi, Depiction of Poverty, Kitschy Motel
Relationship Status: Take My Breath Away

 

Cover Story: Motel California

Thank you, Henry Holt and Co., for resisting the ...


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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

TIME OFF FROM GOOD BEHAVIOR by Susan Sussman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 1991

"Generous, madcap—and heartwarming."
Midlife crises strike two marriage partners simultaneously, resulting in a more-amusing-than-average romantic comedy by the author of The Dieter (1988). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS by Ellen Sussman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2004

"Good sex scenes in an otherwise run-of -the-mill pseudo-literary romance."
Dying woman finds true love before it's too late—in a so-so debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRENCH LESSONS by Ellen Sussman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2011

"Pleasantly evocative escape to the City of Love."
Three attractive French tutors guide each of their American charges through an unforgettable day in Paris. 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 >