Search Results: "Juliet Gael"


BOOK REVIEW

ROMANCING MISS BRONTË by Juliet Gael
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 27, 2010

"A must-read for Brontë aficionados and anyone interested in the lives and concerns of Victorian women."
Novelized biography of Charlotte Brontë, with emphasis on her love life, or lack thereof. Read full book review >

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A-MAZE-ING MINOTAUR by Juliet Rix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A middling treatment all around. (Picture book/myth. 6-9)"
With the help of a beautiful princess, Theseus solves the mystery of the Labyrinth. Read full book review >

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RAVEN FLIGHT by Juliet Marillier
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 9, 2013

"Marillier's many fans will be pleased to see the threads continue to unroll and will eagerly anticipate the battle to come. (map) (Historical fantasy. 13 & up)"
The second volume of Marillier's Dark Ages fantasy picks up right where the first (Shadowfell, 2012) left off. Read full book review >

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KEPLER'S DREAM by Juliet Bell
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2012

"Utterly satisfying. (Fiction. 10-14)"
With her mother off on a lunar mission—a last-ditch treatment for leukemia—Ella is left circling like astronaut Michael Collins awaiting the hoped-for reunion. She and her mom have always admired Collins' bravery, and it turns out the analogy has personal resonance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2007

"A deeply pleasurable read."
Appropriately written during a heat wave that devastated parts of Europe in 2003, Nicolson's debut portrays a very significant season in English history. Read full book review >

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BLOSSOMS ON THE WIND by Juliet Lac
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2009

"Fits snugly on the burgeoning stacks of immigrant and survivor memoirs, but given the sheer volume of such personal nonfiction, having lived to tell isn't enough; you need to have something to say beyond complaints."
Lac chronicles the harrowing journey from war-torn Vietnam to adulthood. Read full book review >

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THE BRONTES by Juliet Barker
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Peculiar, even by the often weird standards of Brontâ scholarship."
An unconvincing attempt to rehabilitate Reverend Patrick Brontâ and son Branwell at the expense of Branwell's famous sisters, Charlotte and Emily. Read full book review >

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WOLFSKIN by Juliet Marillier
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2003

"Strong stuff, all gristle: Not a soft or sappy word."
The New Zealander folklorist completed her historical fantasy the Sevenwaters Trilogy with Child of the Prophecy (2002), set amidst conflict between Vikings and Picts in the Light Isles of Orkney. Read full book review >

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AGINCOURT by Juliet Barker
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2006

"Like a Welsh archer: hits the mark more often than not."
Henry V leads the English to a stunning victory over a vastly superior French force at Agincourt in 1415. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DATING THE UNDEAD by Juliet Lyons
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"A fun introduction to a paranormal series that combines the familiar with the new to bring a fresh spin on the vampire romance."
In a London where vampires publicly exist, a young woman takes to online dating to try to reproduce a magical experience. Read full book review >

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ANSHU by Juliet Kono
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 22, 2010

"A highly readable work of historical fiction that will appeal to teenagers as well as adults."
Kono's (Ho'olulu Park and the Pepsodent Smile and Other Stories, 2004, etc.) debut full-length novel is a bildungsroman based on historical events, which traces a brave teenager's journey to Tokyo during World War II. Read full book review >