Search Results: "Jason Mott"


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THE RETURNED by Jason Mott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Poet and debut author Mott has written a breathtaking novel that navigates emotional minefields with realism and grace."
The world, a community and an elderly couple are confused and disconcerted when people who have died inexplicably come back, including the couple's 8-year-old son, whom they lost nearly 50 years ago. Read full book review >

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THE WONDER OF ALL THINGS by Jason Mott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Another fascinating and powerful reflection from Mott on how the real world reacts when the impossible happens."
When a small-town tragedy sets the stage for a miracle healing that goes viral, nothing will ever be the same for the community, the young healer or the people who love her. Read full book review >

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THE BACK NINE by Billy Mott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 29, 2007

"A clunky affair hobbled by stilted dialogue and Albom-grade sentimentality."
A one-time golf wunderkind gets his groove back in this would-be inspirational tale. Read full book review >

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DYING FOR CHOCOLATE by Diane Mott Davidson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 14, 1992

"Son Arch, however, rings true and likable."
Aspen caterer Goldy Bear (Catering to Nobody) is horrified when her new beau, psychologist Philip Miller, suddenly begins driving erratically, crashes, and dies, while she, right behind in her own car, is helpless. Read full book review >

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CATERING TO NOBODY by Diane Mott Davidson
Released: Aug. 23, 1990

"And certainly adequate fare for those in search of a friendly—though scatterbrained—heroine."
A genial debut that, in tone, is reminiscent of Susan Isaacs' Compromising Positions: chatty, sort of sexy, amusingly improbable. Read full book review >

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DANCING RAINBOWS by Evelyn Clarke Mott
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1996

"An unfortunate whiff of standard tourism emanates from this book; it unfurls without fluidity. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-11)"
A photo-essay of the preparations for and the aftermath of a June 24th Feast Day at New Mexico's San Juan Pueblo. Read full book review >

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SWEET REVENGE by Diane Mott Davidson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Not Goldy's brightest day. Her legion of fans may well prefer the ten appended recipes to the tale itself."
Goldy Bear Schulz, talented caterer and successful sleuth, has a Christmas party everyday—if she can just find the time to cook between solving murders. Read full book review >

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KILLER PANCAKE by Diane Mott Davidson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Good-natured fun."
Goldy Schulz, of Goldilocks Catering in Aspen Meadows, Colorado (The Last Suppers, etc.), is trying to tend to business while consoling a young boarder-helper, Julian Teller, who's recovering from a great shock. Read full book review >

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THE GRILLING SEASON by Diane Mott Davidson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 15, 1997

"But the plot is labyrinthine and beyond belief Amiable, readable, forgettable."
Goldy Schulz, the catering queen of Aspen Meadow, Colorado, is once again embroiled in murder (The Main Corpse, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE WHOLE ENCHILADA by Diane Mott Davidson
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Davidson snaps back from the mediocre Crunch Time (2011) with a more tantalizing puzzle. But fans may well skim the mystery and focus on the many appended recipes and bits of cooking lore scattered throughout."
Three women formerly married to doctors had formed a support group named Amour Anonymous. Now, the past has caught up to one of them. Read full book review >

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STICKS & SCONES by Diane Mott Davidson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 10, 2001

"Like its nine predecessors (Tough Cookie, 2000, etc.), Sticks includes a batch of tasty recipes that make Goldie's cooking sound a lot easier to swallow than her adventures."
While her homicide cop husband Tom is off in New Jersey chasing a trio of lethal stamp thieves, caterer Goldie Schultz, the pride of Aspen Meadow, Colorado, has to vacate her house on the very day she's set to cook up an Elizabethan banquet for Eliot and Sukie Hyde—because an unknown sniper shoots out the front window. Read full book review >