Search Results: "Paula Paige"


BOOK REVIEW

A SMALL-TOWN MARRIAGE by The Marchesa Colombi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"A trailblazing work, in its way, and a most welcome rediscovery."
This 1885 novella, which reappeared in 1973 under the editorship of the late Italo Calvino, was the most celebrated work of a pseudonymous Italian writer (1840-1920) who may remind contemporary readers of an edgier, funnier George Sand. Read full book review >

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STINKY CECIL IN OPERATION POND RESCUE by Paige Braddock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Bufo buffoonery for fans of the Holms' Squish series and like early graphics. (Graphic fantasy. 6-8)"
Stopping a highway project that threatens his pond is going to take more than Cecil the toad's ability to "toot." Read full book review >

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STEALING SNOW by Danielle Paige
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Fans of Paige's Oz series hoping for a similar experience will not be disappointed. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
In this series opener, a magical kingdom is cursed with perpetual winter, and its only hope for redemption is…a teenage mental patient. Read full book review >

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DEATH AT DARTMOOR by Robin Paige
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 5, 2002

"A fantasia on themes from The Hound of the Baskervilles whose determined focus on the Sheridans (Death at Epsom Downs, not reviewed, etc.) shows an altogether more lighthearted side of the moors than Doyle ever revealed."
Talk about dedication. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Enjoyable like a slice of chocolate cake, minus the guilt."
In Singleton's debut novel, a compulsive eater finds health, love and happiness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MANOR HOUSE by Paige Rense
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 14, 1997

"But Architectural Digest editor Rense's first mystery is more likely to whet your appetite for Robert B. Parker's first book on interior decor."
``Are you the editor?'' the hit man asks, and seconds later Beau Paxton, leaving Le Club in West Los Angeles with his roommate and ``uncle'' Norton Birdwell, is the late editor of Manor House, that paean to upscale design and unfettered consumerism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LAST KISS by Laurelin Paige
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"A sordid love triangle for readers who like it rough."
The sequel to First Touch (2015) reunites an actress with her missing friend, but true love—and the Greek Mafia—may tear them apart. Read full book review >

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DOROTHY MUST DIE by Danielle Paige
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2014

"In the end, it's just another violent dystopian series opener for all its yellow-brick veneer, but it's a whole lot more fun than many of its ilk. (Dystopian fantasy. 14 & up)"
When a cyclone deposits a 21st-century Kansas teen in Oz, she and readers discover there've been some changes made. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEATH AT GLAMIS CASTLE by Robin Paige
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2003

"And if you don't fall in love with Glamis Castle, you haven't a wee dram o' romance in your soul."
What if dissolute Prince Eddy, heir to the British throne, didn't really die of undisclosed causes in 1892, but was shunted off for his profligate ways and general unsuitability to Glamis Castle in Scotland, where he's been under a genteel form of house arrest for a good ten years under the watchful eyes of Hilda, a housemaid, and her daughter Fiona, who know him only as Lord Osborne? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHEWY MOON by Paige Shelton
Released: Aug. 22, 2007

"A compelling contemporary fantasy entwined in historical context that offers a positive message filled with hope."
Through an unlikely relationship, a lonely and emotionally scarred little girl discovers her own strength and a sense of freedom as she learns to shed fear and enjoy life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOSS by Jennifer Paige
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Harsh, gritty, and realistically character-driven, this detailed look at project life should gratify anyone who loves a well-told, convincing urban tale."
In Paige's intense debut novel, the loves, ambitions, and treacheries of assorted characters play out against the backdrop of life in New York's projects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Queer Rock Love by Paige Schilt
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 13, 2015

"A well-balanced, soul-searching family memoir with broad appeal."
In this LGBTQ memoir, a teacher and activist relates the changes, challenges, and joys of her marriage to a trans-identified psychotherapist/rock 'n' roller. Read full book review >