Search Results: "Pamela Aidan"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 2006

"One can only hope a little more drama turns up in the next volume."
A slow amble across the familiar terrain of Pride and Prejudice, this time recounting events through the eyes of Mr. Darcy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"More reminiscent of Wilkie Collins than Jane Austen."
Second installment of Aidan's trilogy retelling Pride and Prejudice from Darcy's point of view. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANOTHER PAMELA by Upton Sinclair
Released: April 24, 1950

"A crazy world seen through untutored eyes."
A slightly buriesquad projection of the Pamela theme to a modern setting- a California ranch estate, presided over by an eccentric multi-millionaire, a lady devoted to good works and radical schemes. Read full book review >

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THE TOLL BRIDGE by Aidan Chambers
FICTION
Released: June 30, 1995

"A powerful brew, not for every taste. (Fiction. 13+)"
A British novelsomething between a love story and a philosophical meditation on adolescenceexperimental in form, with flashbacks, stream-of-consciousness, and several narratorslarge and complicated characters whose main passions are dime-store philosophizing and sex. Read full book review >

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NAKED MOMMY by Aidan Parkinson
Released: Dec. 27, 2011

"A strange, gawky dance between the past and the present, and between mundanity and insanity."
Two Irish brothers compete bitterly for the affections of a beautiful eco-terrorist. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Ambitious, imperfect, challenging and powerfully affecting. (Fiction. YA)"
With profound respect for readers, Chambers again stretches the YA genre to its edges and beyond. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DIRTY BLVD. by Aidan Levy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"A valuable study of Reed, further cementing his totemic influence as the high priest of art rock."
A biography of legendary rocker Lou Reed (1942-2013). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POSTCARDS FROM NO MAN’S LAND by Aidan Chambers
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"This is a wide-ranging, challenging, beautifully written novel for older teenagers and adults who love to settle into a big, rewarding story. (Fiction. YA)"
Seventeen-year-old Jacob Todd has come from England to Amsterdam to honor his grandfather, also named Jacob Todd, a British soldier who fought and died in Holland in 1944. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE KISSING GAME by Aidan Chambers
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Thoughtful, challenging reading for teens on the cusp of adulthood. (Short stories. 15 & up)"
British author and Printz Award winner Chambers (Postcards from No Man's Land, 2002) returns with a provocative and varied collection of shorts for teen readers. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 15, 2007

"Delgado brings an intriguing perspective to a complicated situation, but these notes could use polishing."
A veteran who was honorably discharged as a conscientious objector lays out a case against the Iraq war. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DYING TO KNOW YOU by Aidan Chambers
Released: April 1, 2012

"This quietly understated performance captures the wistfulness of music in a minor key and is ultimately successful in its life-affirming message. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Will a story told in believable first-person voice by a 75-year-old man truly strike a chord with a teen audience? The answer is yes, though it may be a smallish one. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2003

"Overall, morbid and engaging."
Raised by British parents in East Africa, former Reuters correspondent Hartley chronicles a decade of encounters with the world's bloodiest conflicts and considers the twisted legacy of colonialism through the microcosm of his own family. Read full book review >