Search Results: "Kate Walbert"


BOOK REVIEW

OUR KIND by Kate Walbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 6, 2004

"Then-and-now prose pieces that, at their best, are among the finest there can be."
Called "a novel in stories," Walbert's new entry (after The Gardens of Kyoto, 2001, etc.) starts slowly, then reaches high indeed. Read full book review >

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THE GARDENS OF KYOTO by Kate Walbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 2, 2001

A complex history of secrecy and grief is gradually revealed in this painstakingly layered, deliberately muted first novel, from the author of Where She Went (stories: 1998). Read full book review >

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A SHORT HISTORY OF WOMEN by Kate Walbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2009

"Daring and devastating: 20th-century history made personal."
Five generations of willful, restless women struggle to find an identity beyond that of wife and mother. Read full book review >

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WHERE SHE WENT by Kate Walbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"Still, Walbert's fluid, evocative language finally recovers a debut that occasionally falters in design."
. Walbert's spare first fiction takes the shape of compellingly linked stories—the splintered mosaic of a mother and daughter. Read full book review >

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THE SUNKEN CATHEDRAL by Kate Walbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"Elegant and elegiac."
An artful novel in stories from the author of A Short History of Women (2009) and Our Kind (2004).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRACE by Kate Parkinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"There is more than one way to shine on stage, as Grace happily attests. (Early reader. 2-6)"
Grace is just not graceful. Read full book review >

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IN THE RAINFOREST by Kate Duke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A fascinating and solid introduction. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
This new entry in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series is a Stage 2 title exploring the busy and diverse world of the rain forest. Read full book review >

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ON LINDEN SQUARE by Kate Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Pleasant but inconsequential. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Stella Mae loves to sit at her apartment-house window and watch her neighbors. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 20, 1999

"Ideal for lap-sharing, parents and children may discover in these pages their own starry nights together before bedtime. (Picture book/poetry. 2-5)"
Kiesler's dreamy acrylic paintings accompany a collection of lullabies with sea-faring themes. Read full book review >

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TURTLE AND SNAKE FIX IT by Kate Spohn
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

"They are just the companions one would want—the kind that keep you laughing—when taking on a book solo for the first time. (Easy reader. 4-7)"
This fourth in the Turtle and Snake easy-to-read series is as jocose as the earlier volumes. Read full book review >

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WADDLE LIKE A DUCK! by Kate Burns
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 1998

"The board-book set will appreciate the simple shapes, beaming colors, and sturdy pages that divulge other familiar animals—ducks, kangaroos, hens, a snake. (Lift-the-flap. 1-3)"
In a companion to Blink Like an Owl! Read full book review >