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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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 >

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THE CHAPEL WARS by Lindsey Leavitt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 6, 2014

"Leavitt's latest doesn't rise above the pack. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A teen struggles with loss and love in Las Vegas. Read full book review >

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ASHES ON THE WAVES by Mary Lindsey
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 27, 2013

"A romantic potpourri of doomed amour, Celtic lore and mystery-laden suspense. (Gothic romance. 14-18)"
A book based on Edgar Allan Poe's poem "Annabel Lee" promises a haunting journey but doesn't portend a rose-colored finale. Read full book review >

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LONG LANKIN by Lindsey Barraclough
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2012

"A good, old-fashioned literary horror tale for sophisticated readers. (Historical fantasy. 10-14)"
A thoroughly terrifying, centuries-old monster stalks two children sent from London to stay with their great-aunt in the country. Read full book review >

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SEAN GRISWOLD'S HEAD by Lindsey Leavitt
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2011

"While she learns a few lessons about denial and selfishness in the abstract, she's protected from having to put them in practice. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Payton Gritas' world is turned upside down when she discovers her father has multiple sclerosis and that her parents and older brothers have kept the news from her for six months. Read full book review >

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SATURNALIA by Lindsey Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 2007

"The latest entry in Davis's long-running series (See Delphi and Die, 2006, etc.) boasts a straightforward mystery along with her usual double helping of historical detail."
The festival of Saturnalia, a December holiday of license and merriment for all classes, proves a ticklish time to hunt down a killer. Read full book review >

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THE GRAVEYARD OF THE HESPERIDES by Lindsey Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"Davis' fourth case for her heroine (Deadly Election, 2015, etc.) is long on drollery, unpacking its tricky murder puzzle piecemeal."
An ancient Roman sleuth balances a tricky murder investigation with the new challenges of her approaching nuptials. Read full book review >

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HEART OF A WARRIOR by Johanna Lindsey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"Brittany is one bold, likable big snip, a Judy Davis or early Kate Hepburn—and a real match for Dalden."
Astoundingly original story that may stun fans of Lindsey's Home for the Holidays (2000): the first interplanetary romance novel! Read full book review >

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PETER THE GREAT by Lindsey Hughes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Impeccable scholarship, though it lacks Petrine panache. (16 illustrations and map, not seen)"
Biography of the tsar who aimed the Russian head, if not the heart, westward. Read full book review >

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TROUBLESHOOTER by Rod Lindsey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 16, 2012

"Heavy in its despondence and bleakness but a story that readers are unlikely to forget."
A U.S. marshal's 30-year search for a fellow Vietnam veteran who killed the love of his life may be nearing its conclusion in the author's debut thriller. Read full book review >

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THE LOST DAUGHTER COLLECTIVE by Lindsey Drager
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"A fleet and eerie novel, like the last strand of dream before waking."
Drager's (The Sorrow Proper, 2015) spare, ethereal second novel is equal parts dark fairy tale, philosophical exploration of time and schema, and academic satire. Read full book review >