Search Results: "Isabel Chloe"


BOOK REVIEW

A BLOSSOM by Isabel Chloe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A fast-paced, tangled mystery with an eerie sci-fi twist."
Crime drama meets sci-fi mayhem in Chloe's (No Last Tattoo, 2013, etc.) haunting alien thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PERFECT TREE by Chloe Bonfield
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"A gorgeous reminder that the natural world is perfect and worthy of notice. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In a natural-world version of Leo Tolstoy's short story "The Three Questions," a boy goes in search of the perfect tree to chop for firewood and finds much more. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ASUNDER by Chloe Aridjis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"Dark and peculiar, simultaneously sinister and playful, Aridjis' modern gothic vision will charm those prepared to linger in her cabinet of curiosities."
A self-effacing life devoted to obsessive minutiae is cracked open in this oblique, disturbing, yet oddly compelling tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TALL MAN by Chloe Hooper
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2009

"Alternately poignant, powerful and ponderous—a worthwhile glimpse into a battered culture."
Australian novelist Hooper (A Child's Book of True Crime, 2002) investigates the 2004 death of an Aboriginal man and the subsequent trial of the police sergeant charged with his killing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOOK OF CLOUDS by Chloe Aridjis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"A brief, introverted story."
A debut novel concerning a young Mexican woman's lonely sojourn in Berlin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOUSE RULES by Chloe Neill
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"As Willow of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (a series at least partly responsible for kick-starting this genre) says, 'Bored now.'"
Merit, Sentinel of one of Chicago's vampire enclaves, Cadogan House, and her boyfriend, Ethan, co-Master of that House, face murder, dastardly politicking and romantic discord in the seventh Chicagoland Vampires (Biting Cold, 2012, etc.) novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEW ZOEY by Chloe Taylor
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 4, 2013

"This book will appeal to a middle-grade crowd that isn't into vampires and dystopias, as well as to those who create art with their hands. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Most novels about fashion end up being more about little divas than about the clothing; this is an exception. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALLY'S BIG BOOK OF FRIENDS by Chloe Banks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 19, 2017

"Well-meaning but misses the mark. (Picture book. 3-8)"
An overview of many adoption scenarios. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A CHILD’S BOOK OF TRUE CRIME by Chloe Hooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 19, 2002

"Sometimes a bit heavy on the atmosphere but nonetheless an affecting thriller that mixes just the right gothic chills with erotically charged suspense."
An erotic and creepy debut about an Australian teacher who tempts fate by sleeping with the father of one of her students. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DESIGNED TO DIE by Chloe Green
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2001

"High camp, Women's Wear Daily-style, with an insider's knowledge of how to rip out a necktie's seams, iron it just so, and hand-stitch it to perfection—as well as enough toney brand names to fill the designer floor at Neiman's."
Leggy, lippy, freelance stylist Dallas O'Connor (Going Out in Style, 2000) packs her Pradas, her knockoff Teyvas, and her appetite for Espresso Martinis and flies off to Seattle to beautify the Tobin-Charles fashion insert photo-shoot. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ENGAGEMENT by Chloe Hooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"Unreliable narrators don't come any more bewildering or unappealing than the couple in this clever, claustrophobic and disturbing chiller."
Erotic games turn menacing and surreal when a woman who role-plays as a prostitute spends a weekend on an isolated Australian estate with her regular "client," and he tries to keep her there forever. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RAPUNZEL  by Chloe Perkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2017

"Adults wishing to expand the worldviews of their young charges beyond Eurocentric interpretations will find plenty of visual delights in this one, though they'll wish it were bigger. (Board book. 3-5)"
A retelling of the classic fairy tale with India as its setting. Read full book review >