Search Results: "Plum Sykes"


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THE DEBUTANTE DIVORCÉE by Plum Sykes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2006

"The semi-existent plot and ditzy characters serve as background for a lesson in what to wear if you have money to burn."
Sykes (Bergdorf Blondes, 2004) turns her affectionately satiric attention to the A-list divorce circuit. Read full book review >

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BERGDORF BLONDES by Plum Sykes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2004

"Like a dozen Paris Hiltons bombed on champagne, but funny."
Yet another tale of New York girls with more room on their credit cards than thoughts between their ears—but not in a bad way. Read full book review >

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IF I SHOULD DIE by Amy Plum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 7, 2013

"Formulaic but fun, which makes all the difference. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
The Die for Me series about an American teenager involved with undead revenants in Paris concludes. Read full book review >

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AFTER THE END by Amy Plum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 6, 2014

"Attractive characters and the fresh, present-day setting should hook genre fans. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
Plum serves up another paranormal-suspense series opener. Read full book review >

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UNTIL I DIE by Amy Plum
Released: May 8, 2012

"Good thrills and intrigue. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Another human-undead romance produces some good entertainment in this second of a trilogy involving "revenants" in Paris. Read full book review >

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Tapestry of Love by Christine Sykes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2014

"Caregivers may find solace in Sykes' poignant memories."
Sykes' debut memoir tells of the seven years she spent caring for her ailing, elderly mother. Read full book review >

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DREAMFALL by Amy Plum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 2, 2017

"In this case, as each chapter is predictable, the sequel will be more of the same. (Science fiction. 14-18)"
Jaime Salvator, a top pre-med student at Yale, witnesses an unprecedented sleep experiment involving teenagers who suffer from insomnia—and how it goes dreadfully wrong. Read full book review >

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DIE FOR ME by Amy Plum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 10, 2011

"Those obsessed with paranormals won't dislike anything here, but everyone else should give it a miss. (Paranormal romance. 12-14)"
Boy meets Girl. Boy turns out to have a deep—nay, otherworldly—connection to Girl despite being the loneliest member of a family of immortal, sexy, good-hearted monsters. Read full book review >

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UNTIL THE BEGINNING by Amy Plum
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 5, 2015

"Different enough from all the rest to keep genre fans reading. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
Picking up right where it left off, the story that started with After the End (2014) continues.Read full book review >

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THEY LEFT US EVERYTHING by Plum Johnson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 19, 2016

"A warmly candid memoir of navigating family, aging, and death."
A Canadian writer's debut memoir about how she learned to cope with the houseful of mementos and memories her parents left after their deaths. Read full book review >

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PLAGUE LAND by S.D. Sykes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2015

"Sykes' debut, the first of a planned series, immerses the reader in the filth and ignorance of medieval Kent, presents a puzzling mystery and introduces a hero who grows in stature as his problems increase.
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In 1350s England, the bubonic plague has killed thousands and disrupted the feudal system.
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THE CITY STAINED RED by Sam Sykes
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"A great deal of shouting, soul-searching and swordplay adding up to nothing very much."
A new entry in the grimdark fantasy genre begins with this follow-up to the Aeons' Gate trilogy (TheSkyboundSea, 2012, etc.).Read full book review >