Search Results: "Lola Jaye"


BOOK REVIEW

BEING LARA by Lola Jaye
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 13, 2012

"An earnest but often clichéd and sentimental coming-of-age story."
An adopted child turns 30 and confronts her African origins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA by Melissa Scrivner Love
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 21, 2017

"Despite a striking premise and a strong start, this novel wears thin."
A few edgy weeks in the life of a woman gang leader on the eastern edge of South Central Los Angeles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA DUTCH by Kenneth Wright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"Not what it says on the tin. (Picture book. 4-6)"
An energetic kid has an energetic day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA BENSKY by Lily Brett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"A curious mix of wide-eyed ingenuousness and death-haunted anxiety, and certainly no stylistic masterpiece, but so sweet-natured it's impossible not to like."
German-born, Australia-raised, New York resident Brett (You Gotta Have Balls, 2006, etc.) invests some of her own multicultural back story in her eponymous protagonist, an innocent abroad in a rock-'n'-roll world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE LOLA by Julie Saab
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 22, 2014

"The duo promises further adventures for their little clothed kitty—she's off to a good start. (Picture book. 4-6)"
What kind of adventure will Little Lola have? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA PLANTS A GARDEN by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"It's gratifying to see Lola's love of books leading her to new experiences. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Hoping to have a garden like the one in her poetry book, Lola plants seeds, waits and weeds, and finally celebrates with friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA AND FRED by Christoph “Pül” Heuer
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2006

"A sequel is in the offing. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Two earthbound buddies—a turtle and a frog, respectively—decide to take up flying in this wordless Swiss import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HER NAME WAS LOLA by Russell Hoban
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2004

"Sophisticated pleasures and a grown-up love story from the estimable Hoban."
A quick, droll, pleasantly amusing love story set in London around about now. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA GETS A CAT by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"This sweet story of first-time pet ownership is sure to appeal to young animal lovers of all kinds and especially to feline fanciers. (Picture book. 3-5)"
McQuinn and Beardshaw's (Leo Can Swim, 2016, etc.) adorable, black preschool heroine, Lola, is back for another turn. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA AND TATTLETALE ZEKE by Marcia Goldman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 18, 2015

"An unfocused effort overall, both in illustration quality and in plot development. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A tiny Yorkshire terrier named Lola narrates her third entry in a series, this time focusing on a new addition to the family, her fellow Yorkie named Zeke. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA READS TO LEO by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A welcome edition about a welcome addition. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bibliophile Lola has no trouble adjusting to her role as big sister in this warm slice-of-life story about a little girl welcoming her new baby brother. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOLA LOVES STORIES by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2010

"Alert: The book will be an invitation for lap kids to follow Lola's lead—not such a bad thing. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Lola's daddy takes her to the library every Saturday, where she finds "excellent books," and every night her mommy or daddy reads them to her. Read full book review >