Search Results: "Jeanne Ray"


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JULIE AND ROMEO by Jeanne Ray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2000

"Sure-handed and compelling, though it won't be nudging Shakespeare off the shelf anytime soon."
A clever, sexy, comic version of Shakespeare's love story. Read full book review >

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STEP BALL CHANGE by Jeanne Ray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 14, 2002

"A by-the-numbers family drama that won't fail to please softy readers."
Ray (Julie and Romeo, 2000) fashions another mild-tempered, predictable, yet nonetheless amusing romantic comedy about a sexagenarian narrator and her love-vexed grown kids. Read full book review >

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CALLING INVISIBLE WOMEN by Jeanne Ray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 22, 2012

"Though the novel has a softer bite than the best satires (Fay Weldon's, for one), it offers a lot of witty charm."
In this slim comic treatise on the social status of middle-aged women, Clover Hobart disappears. Read full book review >

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EAT CAKE by Jeanne Ray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 27, 2003

"And that's all, folks. A pleasant trifle but nothing more: the third from the author of Step-Ball-Change (2002) and Julie and Romeo (2000)."
Imagine you're inside a cake. . . . Read full book review >

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SOPHY AND AUNTIE PEARL by Jeanne Titherington
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"The pictures just aren't loosened up enough to get this fantasy off the ground. (Picture book. 4+)"
A simple story with few surprises. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 21, 1989

Diverse, experimental sampling of short stories by a talented new generation of Chinese writers. Read full book review >

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A FALSE SENSE OF WELL BEING by Jeanne Braselton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2001

"A solid tale of country-fried suburban woes with few surprises."
Southern families and crumbling marriages are center stage in a capable if routine debut. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Fun."
Last of the Dracula trilogy begun with 1994's Covenant with the Vampire (not reviewed) and Children of the Vampire (1995), and a tasty feast it is. Read full book review >

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HER BOYFRIEND'S BONES by Jeanne Matthews
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 4, 2013

"Politically savvy, but overstuffed with plots and bios of Greek deities. And Dinah (Bonereapers, 2012, etc.) could do with a verve implant."
A romantic getaway turns sinister. Read full book review >

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IN THE LIGHTHOUSE by Jeanne Farewell
Released: Aug. 2, 2012

"Entertaining and endearing, Farewell's new novel is a well-tailored fit for fans of women-centered mysteries and books about female friendship."
A winsome, suspenseful New England novel. Read full book review >