Search Results: "Sadie Jones"


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SMALL WARS by Sadie Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 19, 2010

"A darkly compelling account of honor and disillusionment with contemporary resonance, less wrenching than Jones's first novel but nevertheless a confirmation of her considerable talent."
Another intensely buttoned-up British scenario from Jones, who shows a marriage and a belief tested during the Cyprus Emergency. Read full book review >

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FALLOUT by Sadie Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 2014

"Skillful, intelligent, always readable but this time less-persuasive work from an appealing author."
Charismatic young playwright Luke Kanowski, escaping a dark family history to forge his own destiny in London's Theatreland, heads the cast in a welcome if less sure-footed return to period heartache by talented British writer Jones (The Uninvited Guests, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE UNINVITED GUESTS by Sadie Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2012

"A peculiar change of pace for this gifted author."
Strange goings-on at an Edwardian country house. Read full book review >

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THE OUTCAST by Sadie Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2008

"A confident, suspenseful and affecting first novel, delivered in cool, precise, distinctive prose."
In emotionally repressed post-World War II England, a sensitive boy goes tragically off the rails. Read full book review >

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SADIE SAPIENS by Jeff Bauer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"A powerful examination of the dog-human relationship."
Emma is surprised to find an intelligent friend in her new dog, Sadie. Read full book review >

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SADIE AND RATZ by Sonya Hartnett
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 27, 2012

"A real slice of family life, the sweet with the bitter. (Fiction. 5-8)"
Sadie and Ratz, Hannah's menacing hands, help her to handle her sibling rivalry in this piercingly intelligent foray into chapter books by much-awarded teen author Hartnett. Read full book review >

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ANGUS AND SADIE by Cynthia Voigt
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2005

"Sweet, with more depth than is usual in such stories, despite the dogs' unevenly human behavior. (Fiction. 8-10)"
This unexpectedly simple tale illustrates a year on a farm through the eyes of dogs. Read full book review >

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JASPER JONES by Craig Silvey
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 12, 2011

"A richly rewarding exploration of truth and lies by a masterful storyteller. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Charlie is catapulted into adulthood when Jasper Jones knocks on his window on a blisteringly hot Australian night and leads him to a hidden glade where a girl is hanging from a tree, bruised and bloody. Read full book review >

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SKIPPYJON JONES by Judy Schachner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Both feline hero and story are full of beans (more Mexican-jumping than pinto) but ay caramba, mucho fun. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Skippyjon Jones insists he's not a Siamese cat despite ears too big for his head and a head too big for his body. Read full book review >

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CHUCK JONES by Hugh Kenner
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"The other two are Greg Sarris's Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream, profiling the Pomo basket weaver and medicine woman, and Yvonne Fern's Gene Roddenberry: The Last Conversation, a discussion with the creator of Star Trek."
Dr. Seuss created the Grinch, but it took Chuck Jones to make him move. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"An all-around great addition to any new reader's library. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A giggly salute to the absurd, this entry in the Ready-to-Read series immediately engages the newly literate. Read full book review >