Search Results: "Sarah Jio"


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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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 >

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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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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

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 >

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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 >