Search Results: "Sally Goldenbaum"


BOOK REVIEW

A HOLIDAY YARN by Sally Goldenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"Goldenbaum's latest Seaside Knitters Mystery (Moon Spinners, 2010, etc.) invites you once more to imagine yourself in a charming if homicidal town where knitting and sleuthing go hand-in-hand."
The citizens of the picture-perfect New England town of Sea Harbor are busily preparing for the holiday season. What they get instead is murder. Read full book review >

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THE WEDDING SHAWL by Sally Goldenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 3, 2011

"The latest outing for these dexterous amateur sleuths (A Holiday Yarn, 2010, etc.) is a very pleasant read that evokes summers by the sea and features a mystery that will keep you guessing and instructions for making a wedding shawl and a lobster dinner."
The Seaside Knitters are joyously preparing for the wedding of one of their own, but first they have to solve a murder. Read full book review >

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DEATH BY CASHMERE by Sally Goldenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 5, 2008

"Even the genuine charms of its characters can't save Goldenbaum's series debut from its glacial pace and obvious ending. Her indecision about whether to make Izzy or Nell the headliner further tangles this cozy skein."
A quartet of knitters probes the death of a restless young researcher on Cape Cod. Read full book review >

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MURDER WEARS MITTENS by Sally Goldenbaum
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 28, 2017

"Although Goldenbaum's cozies are all plotted along very similar lines, this one keeps you guessing a bit longer than usual and features such caring sleuths you can't help but like them."
The Seaside Knitters go all out to solve another murder. Read full book review >

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A FATAL FLEECE by Sally Goldenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2012

"Another enjoyable visit with the ladies. The mystery may not be very challenging, but there's lazy seaside charm, food tips and the obligatory knitting project for those so inclined."
Yet another homicide disturbs the peace of lovely Sea Harbor, Mass. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SALLY RIDE by Lynn Sherr
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 3, 2014

"An intimately celebratory biography."
An award-winning journalist's revealing biography of Sally Ride (1951-2012), the first American woman in space. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SALLY RIDE by Sue Macy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Macy's slim, empathetic account makes readers see the woman behind the achievement. (author's note, timeline, further reading and viewing, bibliography, source notes, index, endnotes) (Biography. 9-14)"
A fast-moving, straightforward and up-to-date biography of the first American woman astronaut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SALLY ARNOLD by Cheryl Ryan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1996

"Atmospheric and capturing the interplay of light and shadow, these fully convey mountain life and reveal Sally's robust personality early on. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Spending the summer with her grandfather, Jenny meets lots of neighbors in his hill country general store. Read full book review >

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SILLY SALLY by Audrey Wood
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1992

"A surefire read-aloud. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The characters in Wood's sunny, simple pen and watercolor illustrations fairly bounce off the page in this exuberant cumulative rhyme. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A perceptive, loving tribute. (timeline, index) (Biography. 10-13)"
A uniquely personal portrait of the United States' first woman in space, illustrated with sheaves of public and private photos. Read full book review >

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DIRTY SALLY by Michael Simon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Sure to return, Simon and Reles are two to watch. Here's hoping publishers don't pump the page count of future installments."
Promising debut thriller in which an Austin homicide detective investigates a few too many murders. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MUSTANG SALLY by Edward Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 2, 1992

"Fast-paced, observant, funny—a fine antidote to earnestness- -though it ultimately falls apart a bit straining for climax and closure."
Freewheeling satire of academic life and sex in the 90's by the author of Straight Through the Night (1990, not reviewed). Read full book review >