Search Results: "Sabrina Solin"


BOOK REVIEW

HEALTH
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"This comprehensive and reassuring book should be available to every adolescent girl. (Nonfiction. 11+)"
From the editor of Seventeen magazine's ``Sex and Body'' column, a frank, accessible, information-packed guide to puberty and sexual involvement for teenage girls. Read full book review >

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Thomas Sackville and the Shakespearean Glass Slipper by Sabrina Feldman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2015

"An enthusiastic and unique assessment of the Shakespeare authorship question that, while still leaving the debate unresolved, may convince even open-minded Stratford-ians of the plausibility of its analysis."
An argument in favor of Thomas Sackville as the author of Shakespeare's plays and poetry. Read full book review >

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THE STUDY OF SEDUCTION by Sabrina Jeffries
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 2016

"Lovely, poignant, and powerful."
Edwin Barlow, Earl of Blakeborough, agrees to keep an eye out for Lady Clarissa Lindsey while her cousin is out of town, though he's dubious the independent lady will cooperate and uncertain whether his own ambivalent feelings toward her can keep her safe. Read full book review >

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LEAVING KENT STATE by Sabrina Fedel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 11, 2016

"A love story that engagingly merges themes of art and anger."
The Vietnam War comes home as rising political tensions culminate in the 1970 Kent State University shootings in this debut historical novel. Read full book review >

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RACE TO INCARCERATE by Marc Mauer
NON-FICTION
Released: April 2, 2013

"A worthy tool for liberal educators, but it is not likely to change the minds of conservatives who feel that prisoners are getting what they deserve."
A graphic primer on the inequities of the American penal system, presumably aimed at students who have yet to form an opinion on the subject. Read full book review >

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Bully Proof by Chris Leigh-Smith
Released: Sept. 26, 2016

"Useful ideas about dealing with bullies, wrapped in a loving hug."
A debut guide advises adults who want to help children eliminate bullying. Read full book review >

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HOT PROPERTY by Michele  Kleier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 30, 2011

"Ungaro, Chanel, Nina Ricci, Poggenpohl and Sub-Zero do not great storytelling make."
Billed as a roman à clef, this first novel by the Kleier trio (who star in HGTV's reality show Selling New York) seems more of a recitation of trendy brand names, trendy shops and restaurants and the trendy New York City residential real estate coveted by Big Apple movers-and-shakers. Read full book review >

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The Apocryphal William Shakespeare by Sabrina Feldman
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"A complex theory depending on many assumptions presents the not-entirely-implausible contention that William Shakespeare did not write his famous plays."
Another painstakingly detailed argument that questions the authorship of works attributed to William Shakespeare. Read full book review >

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The Scent of Roses by Sabrina Seidner
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 2, 2015

"Building on the dystopian traditions of Orwell and Huxley, the story intriguingly examines not just troubled society but the individuals living in it."
Seidner's debut sci-fi about one woman's quest in a bleakly depopulated future. Read full book review >

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'TWAS THE NIGHT AFTER CHRISTMAS by Sabrina Jeffries
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"Skillful writing and storytelling, compelling sexual and emotional tension, and a cast of realistic, vulnerable characters contribute to a lovely, spirited Christmas winner."
When a meddling but warmhearted lady's companion tries to force a reconciliation between a dowager countess and her son, no one can guess at the resentment and betrayals that will be unearthed; but Christmas is the season for forgiveness and new beginnings—and possibly a little romance? Read full book review >

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ISADORA DUNCAN by Sabrina Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 18, 2008

"A somewhat sanitized portrait; Duncan might have preferred something bolder."
Cartoonist Jones takes an admiring glance at the truncated life and roller-coaster times of the woman who traversed three continents to revolutionize dance. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 3, 2014

"Good counsel, solid and concise, and not just for selling."
The latest in lawyer and investment adviser Solin's (The Smartest Investment Book You'll Ever Read, 2009) Smartest series, this one geared to improving sales. Read full book review >