Search Results: "Keith Lowe"


BOOK REVIEW

NEW FREE CHOCOLATE SEX by Keith Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"A novel with the best intentions doesn't automatically work as fiction."
English journalist Lowe turns a politically correct exploration of slavery on West African cocoa plantations into an excruciatingly shallow relationships saga in New York City. Read full book review >

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TUNNEL VISION by Keith Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 9, 2001

"Aims low, but hits the mark precisely. Hugh Grant should watch the mail for this romantic comedy. It's probably already on its way."
Newcomer Lowe emerges from the underneath England with a longish, lightish story of a man's one-day journey across London by subway. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 3, 2012

"Authoritative but never dry, stripping away soothing myths of national unity and victimhood, this is a painful but necessary historical task superbly done."
A breathtaking, numbing account of the physical and moral desolation that plagued Europe in the late 1940s. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2007

"A worthy companion to Frederick Taylor's Dresden (2004), shedding new light on a neglected chapter of the air war in Europe."
A thoroughgoing history of the Allied bombing campaign that leveled a great German city—but did little damage to the Nazi war machine. Read full book review >

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DANIEL LOWE
by Megan Labrise

A few months shy of his 60th birthday, Daniel Lowe’s publishing dreams came true—with a novel that proceeds from a nightmarish premise.

In All That’s Left to Tell, a mid-level American executive named Marc Laurent is held captive in Pakistan by two local guards. Each day he is blindfolded and an English-speaking woman, who identifies herself as “Josephine,” questions ...


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BOOK REVIEW

DIGGING FOR DIRT by Jaime Lowe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 2, 2008

"Rousing and well-informed, though a bit too impressed with itself."
The late firecracker MC gets his due in a worshipful eulogy. Read full book review >

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ALL THAT'S LEFT TO TELL by Daniel Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"A story about storytelling, stirring and effective."
The haunting tale of a severed bond between father and daughter. Read full book review >

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THE KID by Georgia Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 29, 2014

"A searing portrayal of war and the long-term effects it has on those who fight it."
A young cowboy suffers from nightmares and alcoholism after fighting in World War I. Read full book review >

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THE BONUS by Georgia Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2011

"An engrossing debut that would benefit from a more nuanced approach."
First-time author Lowe draws on the experiences of her parents and a well-honed sense of craft for her novel set in the midst of the Great Depression. Read full book review >

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THE POWER OF POPPY PENDLE by Natasha Lowe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"The belabored parental conflict, sugarcoated emotions and convenient plot details are cloying. The 12 recipes at the end are the best part; the rest is just half-baked. (Fantasy. 8-11)"
Can 10-year-old Poppy convince her parents she wants to be a baker and not a witch in yet another fantasy that blends magic and baking? Read full book review >

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"This vibrant first installment of a detective series should leave readers looking forward to more adventures with the engaging heroine."
Two murders fester under the blazing heat of a Southern sun, a testament that keeping secrets can be deadly in this historical mystery. Read full book review >