Search Results: "Helen Fielding"


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BRIDGET JONES'S BABY by Helen Fielding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"One hopes the Dalai Lama gets his hands on this book as soon as possible. If he can't clear up the morality questions, he'll at least get a good laugh."
One thing's for sure: one of these two ex-boyfriends is the father of Bridget Jones' baby. Read full book review >

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BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON by Helen Fielding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2000

"Had enough? We can only hope that British book-buyers have, too, and that we'll be receiving fewer literary care-packages like this one."
A tepid follow-up to the intermittently engaging 1998 bestseller Bridget Jones's Diary, the hottest import from Britain since the Beatles. Read full book review >

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CAUSE CELEB by Helen Fielding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Not likely to find many fans this side of the Atlantic."
Debut fiction (published in 1994 in England) from the megaselling author of Bridget Jones novels, this about an African refugee camp volunteer who enlists her glamorous London friends for a celebrity benefit. Read full book review >

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BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY by Helen Fielding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1998

"Fielding's diarist raises prickly insecurities to an art form, turns bad men into good anecdotes, and shows that it is possible to have both a keen eye for irony and a generous heart. (Film rights to Working Title; author tour)"
Newspaper columnist Fielding's first effort, a bestseller in Britain, lives up to the hype: This year in the life of a single woman is closely observed and laugh-out-loud funny. Read full book review >

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BRIDGET JONES: MAD ABOUT THE BOY by Helen Fielding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Not as rich as Fielding's first two Bridget Jones books. Bridget's fans will want it anyway. When Fielding is funny, she's very funny."
Fielding brings back beloved single lady Bridget Jones (Bridget Jones's Diary, 1998; Bridget Jones: the Edge of Reason, 2000). Read full book review >

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ANIMAL EYES by Beth Fielding
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"This series also includes Animal Tongues, by Dawn Cusick (2009). (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 5-10)"
Bulging, blinking, shedding, winking, glowing and seeing in the dark—animal eyes vary in intriguing ways. Read full book review >

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TELL ME NO SECRETS by Joy Fielding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 22, 1993

"Don't even think of starting this anywhere near bedtime. (First serial to Cosmopolitan; Literary Guild Triple Selection for July)"
Eight years after her mother mysteriously disappeared on her way to a doctor's appointment, Chicago prosecutor Jess Koster's panic attacks have returned—as she fights to convict a sadistic rapist who may have killed his latest victim. Read full book review >

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SEE JANE RUN by Joy Fielding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 1991

"Fielding's tracking of Jane's amnesia is belabored, but besides this the book's a bang-up good read, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane meets The Good Mother, and probably Fielding's best since Kiss Mommy Goodbye."
Here's the stuff of nightmares for those intimidated by doctors, and husbands for that matter, from the author a Kiss Mommy Goodbye (l98l) and others. Read full book review >

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DON'T CRY NOW by Joy Fielding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1995

"Domestic menace at its most menacing. (Author tour)"
Another suburban supermom in peril, from a master of the supermom-in-peril genre (Tell Me No Secrets, 1993, etc.). ``You're in danger. Read full book review >

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HEARTSTOPPER by Joy Fielding
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 3, 2007

"You'll be up all night reading, but you'll hate yourself in the morning."
A serial killer confounds a small Florida town already burdened with a complacent sheriff, a surgically enhanced Jezebel and a high school peopled by the usual mean girls, hapless faculty and Neanderthal jocks. Read full book review >

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SHE'S NOT THERE by Joy Fielding
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"This time, Fielding seems to be phoning in the thrills."
A toddler disappears from a Mexican hotel room, deepening the fissures in an already fractured family. Read full book review >