Search Results: "Lorna Graham"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GHOST OF GREENWICH VILLAGE by Lorna Graham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 28, 2011

"Delightful coming-of-age story with a sweet reverence for the art and romance of old Gotham."
A young woman who flees the Midwest to begin a new life in New York discovers that her cool little apartment already has a long-term tenant. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY HUMONGOUS HAMSTER GOES TO SCHOOL by Lorna Freytag
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2015

"Visit Mulberry Street instead of this sequel (My Humongous Hamster, 2014). (Picture book. 4-7)"
"Bring your pet to school" day isn't exciting enough for one young hamster owner with a big imagination…or did he imagine it? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY HUMONGOUS HAMSTER by Lorna Freytag
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"One little flaw in a story with a big, irresistible pet. (Picture book. 3-5)"
What happens when a hamster eats his whole bowl of food in one gulp? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOOK CLUBBED by Lorna Barrett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2014

"But the gossipy personal revelations about the locals will delight fans."
A New Hampshire bookstore owner who specializes in mysteries finds yet another one outside the pages. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONCE IN A BLUE MOON LODGE by Lorna Landvik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2017

"A people lover's book. Characters grow and change; family and friends support each other. Predictable, but comfortably so, this refreshingly simple family tale provides a comfy diversion from the everyday world."
This sequel to Landvik's debut novel (Patty-Jane's House of Curl, 1996) reads easily as a stand-alone. A light read—not deep, but definitely wide—the story follows Ione Rolvaag's family (and friends) for two decades. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AIDS by Lorna Greenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"Glossary; bibliography; resources; index. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
A new ``First Book,'' graced with large print, well-explicated color photos, and comprehensible scientific explanations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VIEW FROM MOUNT JOY by Lorna Landvik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Warmhearted (if a bit uneven) tale of a sensitive man's journey through life."
A pleasing character study following the life of Joe Andreson, from his misadventures in high school to reflective middle age. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER ON THE HALF SHELF by Lorna Barrett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 3, 2012

"Barrett's sixth Booktown mystery features a quirky collection of characters, a mystery that keeps you guessing and some appealing appended recipes."
When a mystery bookstore owner and her ambitious cookbook-writer sister accept a free pre-opening night room at the Sheer Comfort Inn, they walk right into murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BY LOVE POSSESSED by Lorna Goodison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2012

"Goodison knows the emotional space she wants her stories to occupy, but most are too brief and simplistic to generate much feeling."
Betrayal is the emotional cornerstone of this collection of Jamaican-set stories by poet and memoirist Goodison (English/Univ. of Michigan, From Harvey River, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VIEW FROM MOUNT JOY by Lorna Landvik
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Warmhearted (if a bit uneven) tale of a sensitive man's journey through life."
A pleasing character study following the life of Joe Andreson, from his misadventures in high school to reflective middle age. Read full book review >