Search Results: "Sarah Addison Allen"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PEACH KEEPER by Sarah Addison Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 2011

"Unmemorable."
In a North Carolina mountain hamlet, the renovation of a crumbling mansion reveals unsettling secrets. Read full book review >

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LOST LAKE by Sarah Addison Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Light, sweet and sparkly."
Old wrongs are righted for a motley community of Southerners in this latest, semienchanted novel by Allen (The Peach Keeper, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO CHASED THE MOON by Sarah Addison Allen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2010

"Fans of Allen's brand of romantic whimsy won't mind the inconsistencies and lapses of logic, but others may cringe at the implausibility."
In Allen's newest sugar-and-spice Southern fantasy (The Sugar Queen, 2008, etc.), a teenage girl comes to live with her grandfather in a small town where oddity is a way of life. Read full book review >

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THE TOMB ROBBER AND KING TUT by Sarah Gauch
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"An intriguing glimpse of this renowned archaeological find. (Picture book. 7-10)"
A young boy has a close-up view of Howard Carter's discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1922. Read full book review >

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SEE THE WORLD THROUGH SCARLET-TINTED GLASSES
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Beneath the Shine by Sarah Fine

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine
BFF Charms: Eventually, With Benefits
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Politechs
Bonus Factor: The Scarlet Pimpernel
Factor: Politics
Anti-Bonus Factor: Needs a Glossary
Relationship Status: Concerned Constituent

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine

This cover is a little on the nose. It’s pretty, and the ...


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SARAH DUNN
by Megan Labrise

Somewhere along the line in Lucy and Owen’s marriage, the sex tapered off. The makeup, high heels, and date nights went out the window. The poop wound up on the wall. Again.

“Why is there poop on the wall again?” Sarah Dunn writes in The Arrangement, a big, bawdy comic novel (starred review) set in the fictional Hudson Valley ...


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BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"A tour de force. (12 pages b&w photos)"
A masterly chronicle of Churchill as a domestic figure rather than as the bulldog wartime leader, and one of the most subtle portraits of him as a politician. Read full book review >

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WE by Alice Schertle
by Alice Schertle, illustrated by Kenneth Addison
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"The cautionary thread running through this may be too subtle for most children to catch, but it could spark discussions about where we've been and where we're going. (Picture book/poetry. 7-9)"
Schertle gives her panoramic, free-verse view of the human story an ominous tone by placing it all in the past tense. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TEARS OF DARK WATER by Corban Addison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A fast-paced thriller that puts its humanitarian moral at the forefront."
When six characters have their lives changed forever by an act of piracy, they must decide who is to blame—and what can be forgiven. Read full book review >

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THE GARDEN OF BURNING SAND by Corban Addison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014

"Addison's second novel (A Walk Across the Sun, 2013) is both an affecting tale of a tragically abused girl and a convincing plea for humanitarian support in Africa."
In Zambia, Kuyeya—a teenage girl with Down syndrome—is raped, and American human rights lawyer Zoe Fleming dedicates herself to finding the attacker and bringing him to justice. Read full book review >

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THE GOBLIN EMPEROR by Katherine Addison
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2014

"Unreservedly recommended."
New fantasy from an author who, as Sarah Monette, wrote the Doctrine of Labyrinth series. Read full book review >