Search Results: "Marja Vongerichten"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Excellent recipes for all skill levels."
Vongerichten spices up the kitchen with this colorfully photographed companion piece to the new PBS series in which the author shares her Korean roots and easy-to-prepare culinary delights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MOCKINGBIRD NEXT DOOR by Marja Mills
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2014

"The sisters' trust that Mills was not a gossip is borne out in this charming portrait of a small Southern town and its most famous resident."
In her first book, a journalist offers a gentle, loving portrait of a reclusive writer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANNA’S TIGHT SQUEEZE by Marian De Smet
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

Here's a whiz of a tale that circles around an uncooperative bathroom door. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BOOK FOR BENNY by Judith  Koppens
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"Though this is something of a one-joke, tail-wagging-the-dog tale, kids will enjoy the playfulness and, no doubt, try reading to their own dogs. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Stories about going to the library on a rainy day are not new, but this one has a cunning twist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PARSON’S WIDOW by Marja-Liisa Vartio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2008

"Despair in miniature."
First English translation of a modern classic from Finland. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SCHOOL OF POSSIBILITIES by Seita Parkkola
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2010

"Ikonen's illustrations accentuate the surrealist horror as the tale spirals into thriller. (Surrealism. 11-13)"
Storm isn't a bad boy, but he's "not a good one either." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"An endearing twist on the super-chef cookbook, geared toward creative home cooks who want to explore new tastes."
Rediscover the joy in home cooking along with star chef Vongerichten (Asian Flavors of Jean-Georges, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >