Search Results: "Sadie Kargman"


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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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Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"A smart, pocket-sized delight that artfully engages the funny bone."
A New York City-based author, mother of three and cancer survivor delivers an outspoken mix of sass and sensibility. Read full book review >

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NAGLE'S MERCY by Adam Kargman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 21, 2006

"Suffers from minor flaws, but the nonstop action and palpable psychological tension make for an edge-of-your-seat read."
A debut thriller about a University of Arizona undergrad whose meticulously planned future is put in jeopardy when a mysterious con man begins blackmailing him. 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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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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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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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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ARM CANDY by Jill Kargman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2010

"Despite some witty banter, there is little to distinguish this book, or Eden as a character, from others of the chick-lit genre."
Iconic muse of the New York City art scene contemplates cougardom as 40 looms. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Snarky, unconventional humor that pokes fun at just about everything."
One woman's quirky perspective on life. 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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MOMZILLAS by Jill Kargman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 17, 2007

"The author has strong ideas but relies too heavily on acronyms and abbreviations and fails to create a multidimensional villain. Still, a decent effort that debunks the myth of the perfect mommy."
West Coast transplant does battle with Manhattan's über-moms—Kargman's first solo after co-authoring two books with Carrie Karasyov (Wolves in Chic Clothing, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >