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THE LONG WEEKEND by Adrian Tinniswood
NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2016

"An enjoyable tour with a genial, informed, devoted docent."
A nostalgic account of life at English country houses during the interbellum era. Read full book review >

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JULIETTE AND THE SHINY RED BALLOON by Paul  Chapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Though everything works right, it remains an undistinguished effort. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
A simple adventure with a touch of fantasy to share with a very young child. Read full book review >

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HENRY AND MUDGE AND THE LONG WEEKEND by Cynthia Rylant
ANIMALS
Released: March 31, 1992

"Stevenson's illustrations are as merry and deft as ever, and a warm good time is had by all—especially the reader. (Easy reader. 4-8)"
Making what must be a record for high quality and longevity in a series, the small boy and his large dog make an 11th appearance—this time in a story about a boring, wet weekend that's transformed by a creative family project. Read full book review >

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THE WEEKEND by Peter Cameron
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1994

"Vigor and directness save Cameron's portrait of the chattering classes from preciosity; this fine storyteller is wise as well as clever."
What's planned as a peaceful summer weekend instead stirs up all its participants' insecurities in this beautifully modulated novel of relationships, Cameron's fourth work of fiction (after the story collection Far-Flung, 1991). Read full book review >

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THE WEEKEND by Bernhard Schlink
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Amid ongoing revelation, all narrative strands (and there are many) are tied neatly by the end."
A tight literary contrivance by the novelist best known for The Reader (1997). Read full book review >

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WEEKEND MISCHIEF by Rob Jackson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2010

"Dogs and mud and bang-ups—sounds like the weekend. (Poetry. 6-9)"
Jackson's poems throw off an antique light. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 10, 1990

As in Unholy Matrimony (1986), The French Quarter Killers (1987), and Blood Warning (1989), here again Dillman draws on his personal experiences as a member of the New Orleans homicide squad—this time, producing a hard-hitting, though ultimately less-than-satisfying, account of the 1978 murder of a wealthy Florida anesthesiologist weekending in New Orleans. Read full book review >

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CRAZY WEEKEND by Gary Soto
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

"Spanish-English glossary. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Seventh-graders Hector and Mando are spending a weekend with Hector's uncle in Fresno, California. Read full book review >

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DIRTY WEEKEND by Alan Scholefield
Released: Jan. 9, 1990

Scholefield's first mystery: a converging plots thriller that begins with in-hock Jack Benson hustling out of Hong Kong with Triad enforcers at his heels, then moves to London, where scruffy young tough Terry Collins is seeking a hideaway safe from coppers who want him for the stabbing of a telly star, and ends up in a tony business flat—where the frazzled Maria plans on betraying her errant husband with his old chum and partner Jack Benson. Read full book review >

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KILLER WEEKEND by Ridley Pearson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 10, 2007

"Hyperactive and fairly tense fare from Pearson (Cut and Run, 2005, etc.)."
Sun Valley's plucky sheriff must head off a hired killer and save the woman he rescued eight years ago. Read full book review >