Search Results: "Jane Green"


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FICTION
Released: Oct. 11, 2010

"Flashes of originality, wit and vivid imagery bring the story to life intermittently, but the distracting improbabilities pull readers out of the story again and again. (author's note) (Fiction. 15 & up)"
Retelling a classic as contemporary fiction is a tricky business, as demonstrated in this uneven rendering of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre as chick lit. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A respectful, exciting and disarming update of one of the last century's most oft-told tales."
The old "Me Tarzan, You Jane" dynamic established in Johnny Weismuller movies gets a radical update by shining the spotlight on adventuress Jane Porter. Read full book review >

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GREEN by Benjamin Zucker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2002

"Multiple readings could perhaps yield more insight—not an onerous task since this is one of the more beautiful books in recent memory—but it's difficult to regard Green as anything more than a curio."
The brilliant minds of today and yesteryear crowd into the exquisitely designed pages of this odd folly of an art novel. Read full book review >

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GREEN by Jay Lake
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2009

"An action-packed tale."
A stylish and intimate fantasy from Lake (Escapement, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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SAVING GRACE by Jane Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 30, 2014

"Green (Tempting Fate, 2014, etc.) spins a dark romance, recalling All About Eve, where intimacy masks betrayal."
The perfect personal assistant can make even the most accomplished wife dispensable. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER PIECE OF MY HEART by Jane Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 13, 2012

"Topical family melodrama."
Married Bay Area woman tries to overcome a fraught relationship with her troubled teenage stepdaughter. Read full book review >

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THE BEACH HOUSE by Jane Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2008

"Neatly packaged beach diversion."
A Nantucket house sparks romance and mystery in the latest from Green (Second Chance, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE OTHER WOMAN by Jane Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2005

"Jane Austen—nay, Helen Fielding—she isn't."
Bestselling Brit serves up a frothy Bridget Jones-like account of a fashion-savvy newlywed faced with a monster-in-law whose bark is worse than her bite. Read full book review >

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GREEN by Tom Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"A sharp and intriguing tale about a gay draftee in the '60s."
A novel tells the story of a gay Army recruit in the Vietnam era. Read full book review >

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GREEN by Laura Peyton Roberts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 2010

"Give this light fare to those graduating out of Magic Tree House and not yet ready for Percy Jackson or Molly Moon. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Lilybet Green gets something extraordinary for her 13th birthday: the chance to become a leprechaun keeper. Read full book review >

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FAMILY PICTURES by Jane Green
Released: March 19, 2013

"An inverted fairy tale in which the happily-ever-after occurs without the prince."
Sylvie thought she had already experienced the worst that life could deal her: After her husband died, leaving her to raise Eve alone, what more could happen? Read full book review >