Search Results: "Jane Porter"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GOOD WOMAN by Jane Porter
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"It turns out that Meg was right: A good woman lives for, and is judged by, others."
Beautiful Meg Brennan has constructed the perfect life by always doing what's best for everyone else. But what if she wants something for herself? Read full book review >

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EASY ON THE EYES by Jane Porter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 22, 2009

"Shallow, repetitive and predictable."
Aging out of her role as "America's Sweetheart," TV anchor Tiana Tomlinson fights for her job and realizes she wants more. Read full book review >

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ODD MOM OUT by Jane Porter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 27, 2007

"A poignant critique of mommy cliques and the plight of single parents."
Headstrong advertising executive tries to meet the demands of single motherhood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLIRTING WITH FORTY by Jane Porter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 13, 2006

"The premise is that women should know more joy in their lives, but this hollow novel is a joyless chore."
Seattle divorcée hopes surf lessons will be a solution to her midlife crisis. Read full book review >

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MRS. PERFECT by Jane Porter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 2008

"The glittery high-end fantasy is delivered with enough humor to leaven the silliness, making this a feel-good read."
When the exclusive life of blonde and beautiful Taylor Young starts to fall apart, her real character, forged by a tough childhood, comes out. Read full book review >

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PINK LION by Jane Porter
by Jane Porter, illustrated by Jane Porter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"It does indeed seem that it's love that makes a family. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A story about a lion raised by flamingos and nature versus nurture. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD DAUGHTER by Jane Porter
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Our heroine's dangerous romance with the 'wrong man' is engaging enough, though Porter's examination of domestic abuse is too lightly handled."
The second in Porter's Brennan Sisters trilogy focuses on Kit: single, almost 40 and wondering when it will be her turn to have it all. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GOOD WIFE by Jane Porter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"A novel that may inspire readers to examine their own family relationships."
A novel about marriages, sibling relationships and parenting, from Porter (Flirting with Forty, 2006, etc.). This is the final book in the author's Brennan Sisters Trilogy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DUCK SOCK HOP by Jane Kohuth
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2012

"A webbed-foot folly that makes a tale most jolly. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Put on your jazziest socks and get ready to bop, ‘cause it's duck hop time! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SWEET DREAMS by Sue Porter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 13, 1996

"The book comes loaded with flexible, sturdy lift-up flaps to reveal hidden places (under the bed and such), and the illustrations are cheery confections sure to keep demons at bay. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When his baby sisters and brothers arrive, a rabbit moves to a new big bed. Read full book review >

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THE RISE AND FALL OF OSCAR THE MAGICIAN by Matthew Porter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A fine first caper for budding fans of mystery, monkeys, or magic. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Who will be the Magician of the Year? Will honesty or treachery win the day? Read full book review >