Search Results: "Kate Mosse"


BOOK REVIEW

LABYRINTH by Kate Mosse
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 7, 2006

"Fun for most of the way—and very likely to be one of next summer's popular vacation reads."
Dan Brown probably need not move over, but he may have to share the wealth with this well-researched tale, set in both contemporary and 13th-century France (Carcassonne), and featuring two intrepid heroines. Read full book review >

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THE WINTER GHOSTS by Kate Mosse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Mosse's prose has a gossamer quality well suited to the fantasy she spins."
Romantic spookery in a small village in southwest France in the 1920s, from Mosse (Sepulchre, 2008, etc.), co-founder of the Orange Prize for Fiction. Read full book review >

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SEPULCHRE by Kate Mosse
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2008

"Superior hugger-mugger from an impressive new mistress of the genre."
History and mystery are engagingly blended in British author Mosse's bulky successor to Labyrinth (2006). Read full book review >

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CITADEL by Kate Mosse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 2014

"Suspend disbelief and enjoy the time travel and genre-blending."
Raiders of the Lost Ark meets The Da Vinci Code, with lashings of Nazis and belles mademoiselles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CONFRONTING HISTORY by George L. Mosse
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2000

"A delightful and illuminating memoir of a man whose piercing insights changed our understanding of Modern Europe. (30 b&w photos, 6 b&w illustrations)"
A richly enjoyable autobiography of the esteemed cultural historian. Read full book review >

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BAD ROMANCE
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for How We Fall by Kate Brauning

Cover Story: Into the Deep

BFF Charm: Maybe

Swoonworthy Scale: 7*

Talky Talk: She Said (And Thought)

Bonus/Anti-Bonus Factor: Taboo Relationships

Relationship Status: Let’s Be Acquaintances

Cover Story: Into the Deep

Losing a prized possession, like I’m assuming this charm bracelet might be, is always a bummer. It’s even worse ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"Hardly an introductory work for the novice, but instead a fundamental summation of a lifetime."
A brief yet invaluable reassessment, from one of our most insightful and profound thinkers on the nature of fascism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AVIARY WONDERS INC. by Kate Samworth
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"For children and their bird-watching parents, who will appreciate the clever premise and the message of admiration. (Picture book. 10 & up)"
A catalog of bird parts and instructions for making your own in a sadly possible future in which living birds have nearly disappeared. Read full book review >

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READY FOR PUMPKINS by Kate Duke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"As Herky says, '…you can't stay sad for long when you have had a garden'—nor when you have read about Herky and his first gardening experience. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Herky (short for Hercules) is one lucky guinea pig—perhaps the only one with his own garden. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POEMS IN BLACK AND WHITE by Kate Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Worthwhile overall, with glimmers of brilliance; an artist to watch. (note on illustrations) (Poetry. 6-12)"
Miller pairs lovely images with monotypes in different hues, including inky black and cool white. Read full book review >

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THE TALE OF PIP AND SQUEAK by Kate Duke
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

"A mix of watercolors and acrylics create a playful, lively environment for the reader to enjoy while learning about compromise. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Duke offers a gentle lesson starring two brothers, Pip and Squeak. Read full book review >

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TURTLE AND SNAKE’S SPOOKY HALLOWEEN by Kate Spohn
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"Spohn delightfully captures all the innocent fun of this holiday for youngsters and a couple of recipes are included for little ones eager to throw their own soirées. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Pals Snake and Turtle decide to host a Halloween fête in this latest installment in Spohn's popular early reader series (Turtle and Snake Fix It, p. 110, etc.). Read full book review >