Search Results: "Lacy Finn Borgo"


BOOK REVIEW

BIG MAMA’S BABY by Lacy Finn Borgo
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"As kids are known to ask: 'Can't we keep him, Mama?' (Picture book. 4-7)"
When a pet reaches full size, you don't just hand it walking papers—even when it's a bull and even when you don't live on a farm. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSY FARM by Rebecca Finn
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2012

"Though bright and busy, it's the movable parts that really make this farm a memorable one to visit. (Board book. 1-3)"
A farming family's work is never done. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BELLADONNA by Mary Finn
ANIMALS
Released: June 14, 2011

"Best of all are the characters, particularly Ling, shown in all their flaws and glories, very much like a painting by Stubbs. (Historical fiction. 11 & up)"
A story as carefully and beautifully rendered as the anatomical studies that inspired it. Read full book review >

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ANILA’S JOURNEY by Mary Finn
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Nonetheless, Anila's story is a heartwarming, rich, believable coming-of-age. (Historical fiction. 13-15)"
A half-Indian, half-Irish girl finds her past on a trip down the Ganges. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GLOAMING by Melanie Finn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Remarkably well-paced and well-written, this novel ends with an existentially astute finale. Don't expect to be able to set this book down or forget its haunted characters."
A propulsive literary thriller toggles between Switzerland and Tanzania. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EARLY DECISION by Lacy Crawford
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Much like The Nanny Diaries—sincere and readable."
A struggling young tutor tries to find her destiny among the children of privilege in this cutting peek at the vicious world of college applications. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHE THIEF by Daniel Finn
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2010

"What ought to be a thrilling chase drags, despite the charming, streetwise heroine. (Fiction. 12-13)"
Baz is an excellent thief. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN A GREEN SHADE by Allen Lacy
NON-FICTION
Released: April 14, 2000

"Lacy's garden, like his mind, is a fine mosaic of whimsy and understatement, and a provocation for readers to go forth and cultivate. (line drawings throughout)"
Highly opinionated rambles through a variety of gardens, most of them his own, from horticulturalist and curmudgeon Lacy (The American Gardener, 1988, etc.) Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"Essays laden with the verbal clunkiness of the politically correct art cartel, joined by a more useful index of artists and projects."
Preachy and polemical essays trace 25 years of alternative public art, addressing an exciting topic with airless earnestness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RAW by Fiona Finn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 10, 2013

"An unrefined, unpolished story of finding yourself that reads like a cautionary tale."
The confessions of a codependent housewife who stumbled through two failed marriages, raised three kids and overcame cancer to prove her mettle as a wife, mother and survivor. Read full book review >