Search Results: "N.B. Edge"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MANY SHADES OF INDIGO by N.B. Edge
Released: Sept. 29, 2011

"An intriguing, if at times too-vivid, depiction of abuse."
In his debut novel, Edge tackles abuse, homosexuality and heartbreak in hopes of championing the cause of abused kids. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PETEY AND MISS MAGIC by N.B. Dorman
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1993

"The same could be said of this book. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Petey's a grade-school charmer who so aches for a pet that he even considers, briefly, adopting the weevils that have infested his mother's cornmeal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MANY WORLDS OF ALBIE BRIGHT by Christopher Edge
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 2017

"The book is actually quite short, but it turns out to be exactly the perfect length. (Science fiction. 9-12)"
In theory, this adventure based in quantum physics could have gone on for another 100 chapters. In theory, it could have kept going forever. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COMPANY by Arabella Edge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2001

An engrossing debut novel from an English writer now living in Australia, cited as Best First Book in a recent Commonwealth Writers Prize competition. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HEROES' CALLING REVISED EDITION by Edge Celize
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 7, 2011

"Difficult to read and understand; the presentation squashes an intriguing premise."
This ambitious novel, written mostly in the form of a play, combines action, mythology, religion and anime. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 21, 2016

"A frank, in-depth account of one woman's struggles in a controlling organization."
An author recounts her experiences with the religious group The Way International in this debut memoir. Read full book review >

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JOHN T. EDGE
by Megan Labrise

John T. Edge’s The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South is no mere paean to peanuts, homage to hominy, and laudation to lard. Like the nutritive broth for which it’s named, this title is more substantive than it appears at a glance.

“One the primary aims of my book,” says Edge, a native Georgian who lives ...


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BOOK REVIEW

SHADOWS OF THE SILVER SCREEN by Christopher Edge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"The spunky heroine is a captivating one, as is her deliciously sensational adventure. (Historical mystery. 8-12)"
In this sequel to Twelve Minutes to Midnight (2014), young author/publisher Penelope Tredwell becomes ensnared in a devious scheme to turn one of her thrillers into a motion picture.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE POTLIKKER PAPERS by John T. Edge
NON-FICTION
Released: May 16, 2017

"Without question, this is a book for foodies, but it is also for readers who may be indifferent to the food they consume yet care deeply about regionalism, individual health, and race relations, among other themes."
The director of the Southern Foodways Alliance at the University of Mississippi recounts the past 60 years of Southern food traditions, their effects on the South's culture, and vice versa. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GOD OF SPRING by Arabella Edge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2007

"A quite literally gorgeous novel and a reading pleasure not to be missed."
The provenance of a classic painting is artfully fictionalized in this sparkling second novel from the English author (now residing in Australia) of the prizewinning debut, The Company (2001). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TWELVE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT by Christopher Edge
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"Original, chilling, atmospheric mystery with a heroine of remarkable mettle. (Historical mystery. 8-12)"
As 1899 draws to a close, a savvy young writer of gothic tales becomes embroiled in a perplexing mystery in this first volume of a proposed trilogy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPRAY by Harry Edge
FICTION
Released: Dec. 7, 2010

"What results is a fast-paced, one-trick pony of an action novel. (Thriller. 12 & up)"
A group of British teens join a shooter alternate-reality game (ARG) in which assassins pursue their prey with super-soaker water guns. Read full book review >