Search Results: "N.S. Singh"


BOOK REVIEW

STRINGS by N.S. Singh
Released: Jan. 4, 2013

"An intriguing, if uneven, collection of stories from a writer with potential."
Singh's debut short story collection explores the intricacies of human emotion among everyday people. Read full book review >

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DEEP SINGH BLUE by Ranbir Singh Sidhu
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2016

"A heart-wrenching coming-of-age tale in which survival depends more on compassion than rebellion."
Sixteen-year-old Indian-American Deep Singh is at a crossroads. Well, several crossroads, actually. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 6, 2010

"The series kickoff (and adult-fiction debut) from prolific children's author Flint effectively captures the color and vigor but also the clichés of vintage whodunits."
A retro sleuth attempts to save a femme fatale from being framed. Read full book review >

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STEP UP TO THE PLATE, MARIA SINGH by Uma Krishnaswami
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2017

"A loving look at a slice of American life new to children's books. (Historical fiction. 9-13)"
Krishnaswami offers a peek into the life of Maria Singh and her loving family in Yuba City, California, in 1945. Read full book review >

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THE HUNT FOR MAAN SINGH by Hipólito Acosta
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 30, 2016

"Certainly flawed but moderately informative and entertaining."
The account of two Immigration and Naturalization Service officers who helped bring down a human trafficking operation that spanned the globe. Read full book review >

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THEFT by N.S. Köenings
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 25, 2008

"An uneven collection, but the best entries are outstanding."
Five short stories set around the world, from the author of The Blue Taxi (2006). Read full book review >

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THE BLUE TAXI by N.S. Köenings
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 17, 2006

"Adultery and interracial flings have seldom been so dull."
Limp first novel about desultory lives in 1970s East Africa. Read full book review >

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ARCHANGEL'S HEART  by Nalini Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Singh explores power, love, and redemption with her typical consummate skill."
When an archangel disappears, it becomes clear there's more at stake than just power. Read full book review >

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DIWALI by Rina Singh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"An exceptionally valuable resource. (glossary, references and resources, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
In a change from many of the superficial holiday books available, this sophisticated volume incorporates information about the major Indian religions; Hindu, Sikh, and Jain Diwali traditions; and Indian immigration to the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. Read full book review >

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HOME TO INDIA by Jacquelin Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1997

"Predictable fare, but Singh nicely depicts her frustrated heroine unraveling the elaborate configurations of domesticity in India."
Former Californian Singh's first US publication is a well- crafted, if somewhat uncomplicated, story describing the adventures of an American woman who surrenders the life she knows to be with her husband—and his other wife—in India. Read full book review >