Search Results: "Sally Bedell Smith"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"32 pages b&w photos, not seen). (First serial to Vanity Fair)"
The riveting adventure of a red-haired country girl who became, in Smith's characterization, the last of the great courtesans and an internationally recognized diplomat. Read full book review >

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PRINCE CHARLES by Sally Bedell Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 4, 2017

"A thorough, timely biography of the man likely to become king in the next decade or so."
A sympathetic psychological study of the prince who has been working tirelessly all his life to be taken seriously. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

An engrossing character study of the beautiful, brave, but psychologically bent princess who became an icon, by Vanity Fair contriduting editor Smith. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"God save the Queen. She is a human being, and an extraordinary one at that."
A microscopically detailed portrait of the reigning Queen of England. Read full book review >

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PARTY TRICKS by Geraldine Bedell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 16, 1998

"Especially recommended for Americans who worry that they're the only people who think their government is out to get them."
Now that she's a freelancer for magazines like Femme, Helen Clare thinks her days of writing about death—those days she spent in Iraq, East Timor, and Medell°n—are over. Read full book review >

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GOOSEBUMPS
by Leila Roy

When sleep finally comes, I sink into a murky world of shadows. There is a tunnel before me, with bright light in the distance. The ground rumbles. White fog surrounds me. My heart is pounding. Something is coming, but I do not know what, and only feel its presence, a terrible shadow that slithers along the ground, leaving a trail ...

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BOOK REVIEW

I HAVE A LOOSE TOOTH by Sally Noll
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 1992

"An engaging take on a perennial topic. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The day's big event is supposed to be Nanny's birthday party, but for Molly it's her first loose tooth. Read full book review >

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WAYS TO LIVE FOREVER by Sally Nicholls
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Nicholls's debut skillfully avoids bathos at every turn, sketching a fully-formed character readers will be glad they've met and sorry to bid farewell. (Fiction. 9-13)"
"If I grow up," 11-year-old Sam informs readers, "I'm going to be a scientist." Read full book review >