Search Results: "Jason Mott"


BOOK REVIEW

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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A LIST OF TRIGGER WARNINGS
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for A List of Things That Didn’t Kill Me by Jason Schmidt

Cover Story: Stark and Dark

BFF Charm: Let Me Love You

Swoonworthy Scale: 0

Talky Talk: The Way We Were

Anti-Bonus Factor: Trigger Warnings

Relationship Status:  Group Hug

 

Cover Story: Stark and Dark

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BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

ISLAND by Jason Chin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Another superb contribution to scientific literature by Chin. (Informational picture book. 8-12)"
A beautifully made picture book presents the story of the Galápagos Islands for young readers. Read full book review >