Search Results: "Jamie Ivey"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 1, 2013

"Good fun for gastronomists and travel buffs alike."
Delectable account of how an ex-lawyer took up truffle hunting in Provence after fleeing the drudgery of an office job in England. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 30, 2006

"Full-bodied."
Delightfully quirky debut describes one couple's quest for the palest rosé in all of France. Read full book review >

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THE SNOW CHILD by Eowyn Ivey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A fine first novel that enlivens familiar themes of parenthood and battles against nature."
A couple struggling to settle in the Alaskan wilderness is heartened by the arrival of the child of their dreams—or are they literally dreaming her? Read full book review >

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TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD by Eowyn Ivey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Heartfelt, rip-snorting storytelling."
A husband and wife explore separate but parallel frontiers in the wild Northwest of the late 1800s. Read full book review >

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KISS MY BOOK by Jamie Michaels
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2007

"Michaels refers to many superb books and sonnets, making this a veritable primer of must-reads—sort of a reading revolution version of Flashdance. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Fifteen-year-old Ruby is a celebrity author with a bestselling book; she only revels in her success briefly, as she's accused of plagiarism on national television. Read full book review >

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GENESIS CODE by Jamie Metzl
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Metzl provides a believable look at a not-too-distant future where science, politics, religion, economics and the ability to report the 'truth' are all inseparably bound together."
An old-fashioned hard-boiled thriller addresses up-to-the-minute political currents as seen from a short time in the future. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"Doubtless, experts will accuse the author of overstatement and will find exceptions and countercurrents; but, overall, his discussion is lively and stimulating."
Music in relation to science is a theme that James has explored in popular articles (Discover, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE DEPTHS OF THE SEA by Jamie Metzl
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 24, 2004

"Cheerless, to be sure, but with the core thriller elements of plot and pace managed well enough to make for a promising start."
Bleak debut thriller by Metzl, a former UN Human Rights Officer in Cambodia, about the inhumanity endemic to that troubled place. Read full book review >

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RED HILL by Jamie McGuire
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"By the time the novel lurches to the end, readers may find themselves pulling for the zombies."
Far-fetched coincidences, encounters with reanimated cadavers and a smorgasbord of emotions, including—what else?—love, connect a group of people who flee a zombie apocalypse in McGuire's (Walking Disaster, 2013, etc.) novel. Read full book review >

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HOPE BLOOMS by Jamie Pope
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2017

"An intensely emotional read with flawed characters who share a complicated history but desperately need each other to survive. Ultimately hopeful and romantic."
A teacher finds healing and hope in the aftermath of a school shooting that took the life of her husband and unborn child. Read full book review >