Search Results: "Lindsey Hilsum"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 4, 2012

"A fitting, clear-eyed send-off to an infamous dictator."
A nearly incredible, fantastical tale of the rise and fall of the "mad dog" of Libya. Read full book review >

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LINDSEY LOST by Suzanne Marie Phillips
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 13, 2012

"Readers looking for a twisty, satisfying mystery should look elsewhere. (Mystery. 12-15)"
Life, death and suspicion in the pressure cooker of high-stakes teen athletics. Read full book review >

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RIDING WITH MISS LINDSEY by Jim Alexander
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"A touching read for anyone, but especially poignant for parents raising children with similar conditions."
A father remembers a special daughter. Read full book review >

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THE LAST DAY OF EMILY LINDSEY by Nic Joseph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Joseph (Boy, 9, Missing, 2016) employs a lot of twists to get to her denouement, watering down some of its impact, and while the story requires some suspension of disbelief, Joseph's prose is smooth enough to keep the pages turning."
Lots of blood but no body kicks off a thriller in which nothing is what it seems. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUN AND MOON by Lindsey Yankey
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"A lovely tale to share, day or night. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Luminous, intricate illustrations light up this tale of a lonely Moon, who yearns to trade places with the wise Sun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEXTROVERT by Lindsey Summers
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 2, 2017

"Blandly engaging. (Romance. 12-16)"
A text-messaging accident leads to romance. Read full book review >

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DEADLY ELECTION by Lindsey Davis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 14, 2015

"Flavia's third case (Enemies at Home, 2014, etc.) benefits from the heroine's combination of archness and vulnerability and the author's deep knowledge of the period."
In ancient Rome, elections can be murder. Read full book review >

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ENEMIES AT HOME by Lindsey Davis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2014

"As the heroine become more fully fleshed, her challenges become more and more interesting."
In first-century Rome, the latest case for Flavia Albia—the daughter of veteran investigator Marcus Didius Falco who's followed him into the family business (The Ides of April, 2013)—threatens to send her into an early retirement. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"A thoughtful attempt to explain—and claim—the broad center in the middle of our political squabbling."
Americans have become libertarian and don't even know it, declares the research head of the (libertarian) Cato Institute. Read full book review >

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SEE DELPHI AND DIE by Lindsey Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 5, 2006

"Falco's 17th case is as elegant and intelligent as any of its predecessors (Scandal Takes a Holiday, 2005, etc.)."
Murder at the ancient Olympic Games. Read full book review >

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A BODY IN THE BATHHOUSE by Lindsey Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 23, 2002

"Old fans and unhappy owners of remodeled homes will enjoy this excursion; others may send Falco a change order."
That cynical gum-sandal and paterfamilias with a heart of gold, Marcus Didius Falco (Ode to a Banker, 2001, etc.) travels to a cold and uncivilized outpost of the Empire—Britain—to take on an audit job for the Emperor, who is financing a new palace for the Togidubnus, king of the British barbarians. Read full book review >