Search Results: "Sadie Jones"


BOOK REVIEW

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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A KNIT BEFORE DYING by Sadie Hartwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Plenty of quirky Yankee characters and a clever clue make for an enjoyable read."
A Connecticut town is slowly returning from the dead. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A smart showcase of a half-century's worth of pathways in fiction."
A compendium of The Paris Review's short story hits, curated with the ambitious, aspiring writer in mind. Read full book review >

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THE WEEPING EMPRESS by Sadie S. Forsythe
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Adolescent in well-worn genre territory; exciting for the forgiving reader."
Fate, grief and sacrifice collide in a manga-like fantasy realm with characteristic violence and straightforward presentation. Read full book review >

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BLIND MAN'S BLUFF by Sadie Cuffe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 18, 2017

"The prolific Cuffe sisters (Maine's White Pine Cone Conspiracy, 2015, etc.) have produced another character-driven Christian cozy better enjoyed for its romance than its slight mystery."
An inheritance and a threat turn a teacher's world upside down. Read full book review >

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PIRATES AND PRINCESSES by Jill Kargman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Teachers especially will turn to this good-natured story; it will help open up a discussion about friendship that many children will profit from. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When the pink and blue rules of kindergarten threaten best friends, they have to make a choice. Read full book review >

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6 BOOKS FOR EARLY 2017
by Ana Grilo

Who’s excited that 2016 is coming to an end soon? I know I am, and I already started wish-listing all the awesome-looking 2017 releases and preparing my challenges and goals for 2017. One of them is to continue my Time Travel Project (in which I read as many books featuring time travel as I can, old and new) and the ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ORANGE, TRIANGLE, FOX by Sarah Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"What this and its companion lack in clarity of concepts, they make up for in character. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
An exploration of colors, shapes and animals. Read full book review >