Search Results: "Sarah Jio"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST CAMELLIA by Sarah Jio
Released: May 28, 2013

"The images of the flowers, the landscape and the manor house are vivid and make for a tantalizing read."
A historical mystery that spans over 60 years, told from the alternating perspectives of two young women: Flora in 1940 and Addison in 2000. Read full book review >

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ALWAYS by Sarah Jio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A well-intentioned but thin portrayal of love."
A woman's romantic life is turned upside down once when her first love disappears and again when he resurfaces, noticeably changed. Read full book review >

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BLACKBERRY WINTER by Sarah Jio
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Those willing to overlook a series of implausible coincidences and wade through spoonfuls of sugar to get to the fairy-tale ending will be rewarded. This novel will enchant Jio's fans and make them clamor for her next offering."
Jio's third book combines flashbacks with a contemporary romance and mystery set against a freak late-spring snowstorm in Seattle. Read full book review >

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GOODNIGHT JUNE by Sarah Jio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 27, 2014

"Jio sprinkles her book with sunny messages about being the author of your own life; fans will applaud her optimistic outlook."
A woman struggling with her past discovers a family connection to a classic children's book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MORNING GLORY by Sarah Jio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 26, 2013

"Tragedy and redemption mix in Jio's latest treat for fans."
Jio (The Last Camellia, 2013, etc.) blends romance and mystery in a novel told from the alternating points of view of two women separated by decades but connected by place and circumstances. 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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BOOK REVIEW

COLORS by Sarah Ward
by Sarah Ward, illustrated by Sarah Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 2015

"A nifty, hardworking introduction to the world of color. (Board book. 6-18 mos.)"
The colors of the rainbow are explored in this multisensory book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LLOYD LLAMA by Sarah Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"Rough around the edges, but readers still llearning their lletters will enjoy the elementary wordplay promoted by these pastel pals. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A pink llama and a blue alpaca find common ground in this orthographically themed friendship story. Read full book review >

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PERFECTLY ARUGULA by Sarah Dillard
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2009

"Nifty, though the prose doesn't match the visual drollery. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Gauche guest rescues dull party, teaching host a lesson. Read full book review >

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WORDS FOR ME! by Sarah Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"A solid vocabulary-extension tool. (Board book. 1-2)"
Little readers expand their vocabularies. Read full book review >