Search Results: "Margot Terrence"


BOOK REVIEW

MARGOT by Jillian Cantor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Cantor diminishes Margot's spiritual identity crisis by introducing a predictable office romance plot."
Children's book author Cantor (The Life of Glass, 2010, etc.) shrinks her high concept—what if Anne Frank's sister Margot didn't die at Auschwitz but moved to Philadelphia under an assumed identity—to fit more predictable parameters of women's fiction. Read full book review >

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TO ERR IS COMMON by Margot Terrence
Released: Nov. 21, 2011

"A solid, passionate survey of the nursing profession, buried in an uneven novel."
A diligent nurse tries to survive the traps of a sloppy hospital department in this debutnovel. Read full book review >

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QUEEN MARGOT by Alexandre Dumas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"The book's jacket and promotion will tie in to the Miramax film starring Isabelle Adjani in the title role."
From Dumas päre, master of such French historical ripsnorters as The Three Musketeers, comes a tale of 16th-century France. Read full book review >

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THE EDUCATION OF MARGOT SANCHEZ by Lilliam Rivera
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"Not only is Margot experiencing an identity crisis, the book is too. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A Puerto Rican teenager spends the summer working in her father's South Bronx supermarket, where she experiences myriad unfortunate developments. Read full book review >

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SONS OF HEAVEN by Terrence Cheng
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2002

"Formulaic, but a compelling read all the same, in a brisk style with plenty of local color."
A vivid and imaginative fictional recounting of the events of Tiananmen Square in June 1989. Read full book review >

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THE ANTIGONE POEMS by Marie Slaight
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2014

"A beautifully bound, impressive collection with language as evocative as its illustrations."
Rich in allegory and metaphor, this illustrated collection of poetry explores the tragedy of Antigone, the defiant woman of Greek myth. Read full book review >

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HOSTAGES by Terrence Crimmins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"A fair thriller but an excellent satire of American media."
Crimmins' debut thriller follows two men who survive a hostage crisis and later endure unremitting media attention as they attempt to capture a terrorist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 16, 2011

"An exemplary story that takes readers on a stroll around the world, made all the better by taut dialogue and expressive characters."
The murder of German agents working with the United States exposes a terrorist plot aimed at American soil in the Douglas' debut novel. Read full book review >

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IN THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS by Terrence Holt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Stories for those who wish to enter enigmatic and uncomfortable spaces."
Arthur C. Clarke meets Edgar Allan Poe and Franz Kafka in these dark, dense stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Fortunately, such lapses are a minor part of what otherwise is an important and rewarding work. (Author tour)"
An absorbing and informative look at the hidden long-term depression that constricts or undermines the relationships of many American men. Read full book review >

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A CONSPIRACY OF RAVENS by Terrence McCauley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"McCauley's third account of the University (A Murder of Crows, 2016, etc.) boasts tech savvy, international settings, nail-biting action, and an arsenal of twists."
A clandestine spy team refuses to buckle under to the CIA, causing its members to find themselves under siege from all sides. Read full book review >