Search Results: "Lori Bryant-Woolridge"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2011

"Cosmo readers will love it, but this lively book should help nearly any woman break out of her rut."
Welcome to Stiletto University, where catchy slogans are as plentiful as pink candles at a chick-lit reading club, and graduates earn the coveted MSA (Master of the Sensual Arts). Read full book review >

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LORI by Charlene Wexler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 14, 2014

"Engaging, sweeping saga of a contemporary wife and mother."
Lori Weinberg contends with her husband's alcoholism, her daughter's illness and her aloof mother's Holocaust past in this piece of women's fiction. Read full book review >

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BRYANT & MAY ON THE LOOSE by Christopher Fowler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"Neither the mystery nor the solution is up to Fowler's best work. But the reunion of the PCU is cause for such joy that only the most curmudgeonly fans will quibble."
Locked out and disbanded at the end of The Victoria Vanishes (2008), London's Peculiar Crimes Unit comes back from the grave to solve yet another bizarre case. Read full book review >

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BRYANT & MAY OFF THE RAILS by Christopher Fowler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 28, 2010

"Bryant and May don't shine as detectives, and the unguessable solution depends on some whopping coincidences. But the culprit is well drawn, the PCU staff sterling company and the encyclopedic information about the London Underground irresistible."
London's Peculiar Crimes Unit has exactly a week to solve a case that promptly blossoms into two cases. Read full book review >

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THE BEAR BRYANT FUNERAL TRAIN by Brad Vice
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 2005

"Distinguished and disturbing work, from a lavishly gifted new writer."
Defrocked academics and football freaks, good ol' boys and enticingly wicked women mingle to fine effect in Mississippian Vice's impressively varied debut collection. Read full book review >

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BRYANT & MAY AND THE BLEEDING HEART by Christopher Fowler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"Not to worry: Everything is wrapped up logically, if not exactly convincingly, in the end. Sleep well, Your Majesty."
As if London didn't provide enough live citizens to worry about, the Peculiar Crimes Unit (The Invisible Code, 2013, etc.) is presented with one at least briefly returned from the dead.Read full book review >

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BRYANT & MAY AND THE BURNING MAN by Christopher Fowler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 2015

"Even though the ending fizzles this time, not even Arthur Bryant's alarming behavior can dampen the 12th installment in the most joyously inventive mystery series of our time."
As riots send London into flaming chaos, the Peculiar Crimes Squad fights to solve a series of daily killings that have slipped under everyone else's radar. Read full book review >

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THE LEGEND OF COLTON H. BRYANT by Alexandra Fuller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2008

"A latter-day Silkwood, quiet and understated, beautifully written, speaking volumes about the priorities of the age."
A lyrical paean to an unsung…well, not exactly hero, but one of life's unsung people. Read full book review >

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THE SUBWAY STOPS AT BRYANT PARK by N. West Moss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 2017

"Definitely worth reading."
A slim debut collection of stories that deftly slip into the lives of everyday New Yorkers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2011

"An interesting view of life in the most coveted corporate suites, seen through the eyes of those who occupy them."
In his debut, New York Times Sunday business columnist Bryant explores the qualities that separate successful CEOs from the rest of the pack. Read full book review >