Search Results: "Kati Marton"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 30, 1994

"Still, a rare glimpse behind the curtains of a terrorist act, instructive both for the light it sheds on a 46-year-old assassination and for the issues it raises relevant to today."
An intriguing examination of the circumstances surrounding the 1948 murder in Israel of UN mediator Count Folke Bernadotte. Read full book review >

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ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE by Kati Marton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 20, 2009

"A dark, compelling narrative of secrecy and betrayal."
An American journalist trolls the archives of the Hungarian secret police (AVO) to piece together her parents' imprisonment in and flight from Hungary in the mid-1950s. Read full book review >

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PARIS by Kati Marton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"On a first-name basis with the political movers and shakers on a global stage, Marton has observed world politics in the making and makes space for readers on her catbird seat."
Paris provides a backdrop for this absorbing memoir of love and painful loss, played out on the larger stage of world politics. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"More a nicely assembled collection of anecdotes than a sustained narrative."
Andre Kertesz and Robert Capa blew up photographs. Edward Teller and Leo Szilard blew up atoms. They were Hungarian. They were Jews. It must have been something in the water. Read full book review >

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THE HAPPINESS OF KATI by Jane Vejjajiva
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2006

"The child's decision, as she works her way through this tangle of vivid human emotion, forms the heart and climax of the tale. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A first novel, translated from Thai by its author, beautifully evokes the rich and flower-filled landscape of Thailand, while it explores the deepest of themes: love, loss, family and death. Read full book review >

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DISOBEDIENCE SCHOOL by Kati Hites
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 21, 2016

"Winnie is sure to meet the challenge of school with the same verve she exhibits trying to teach her dog. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A little girl works through her school nervousness by setting up Winnie's Disobedience School for her dog, whose behavior needs some work. Read full book review >

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WINNIE & WALDORF by Kati Hites
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"As characters, Winnie and Waldorf are a winning pair, but Winnie's unfortunate choice of costume reflects a sadly out-of-step approach to cultural understanding. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl named Winnie narrates a story about humorous interactions with her huge dog, Waldorf. Read full book review >

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On The Wilde Side by Sandra Marton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 18, 2014

"Fast-paced and sharp, despite some repetition of themes and familiar character types."
Marton's (Shadows and Secrets: Charon's Crossing and Until You, 2014, etc.) novella is the latest entry in her series about the Wildes, dealing with the lives, loves and fortunes of a Texas ranching family. Read full book review >

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THE THIRD SCROLL by Dana Marton
Released: April 11, 2012

"It's impressively easy to become immersed in Marton's fantasy world."
Marton (Last Spy Standing, 2012) returns with the tale of a woman limited by social expectations who nevertheless stays true to herself. Read full book review >

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POOKIE'S SNOW DAY by Kati  Nawrocki
by Kati Nawrocki, developed by Gutpela, illustrated by Kati Nawrocki
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2012

"Short, simple, sweet and stimulating. (iPad storybook app. 18 mos.-5)"
A hedgehog heads home when he realizes that winter is imminent. Read full book review >

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A DASH OF DRAGON by Heidi Lang
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"Mix a dash of humor with some action and adventure, throw in a couple of cute boys plus a gutsy heroine—this novel is a recipe for success—perfect for Top Chef fans with a penchant for the fantastical. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
In a world where fantasy, technology, and high-stakes cooking collide, a young chef fights to keep her restaurant afloat while struggling to preserve her freedom. Read full book review >