Search Results: "Sadie Stein"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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THIS LITTLE BUNNY CAN BAKE by Janet Stein
ANIMALS
Released: March 10, 2009

"Get cooking! (Picture book. 3-7)"
Top chefs of all ages will enjoy this romp through Chef George's School of Dessertology. Read full book review >

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LIGHT YEARS: A NOVEL by Tammar Stein
FICTION
Released: Jan. 11, 2005

"Although passages dealing with Maya's American life seem less than genuine, those illustrating the everyday fears of people living in Israel, as well as the beauty of the region, ring true. (Fiction. YA)"
Caught between two vastly different worlds, Maya seeks balance between her tragic past in Israel and her present in Virginia as an astronomy student. Read full book review >

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A DENIABLE MAN by Sol Stein
Released: April 17, 1989

Stein has given millions of readers solid commercial entertainment or sensationalistic schlock, but not this time: his latest—with a title whose significance will become clear, in one of Stein's few surprises—isn't even competent exploitation. Read full book review >