Search Results: "Sarah Lotz"


BOOK REVIEW

DAY FOUR by Sarah Lotz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2015

"A little creepy but juggling too many narrative (and horror-movie) threads."
After three days of fun, sun, and excess, a cruise ship suddenly loses all contact with the outside world. The beleaguered passengers and crew soon find themselves fighting off the norovirus, lots of creepy noises, a few ghosts, and, eventually, each other. Read full book review >

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THE THREE by Sarah Lotz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2014

"An engaging thriller with clues that will keep you guessing."
Lone survivors from different plane crashes spark apocalyptic fears. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WHITE ROAD by Sarah Lotz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2017

"Dark and unsettling, Lotz's (Day Four, 2015, etc.) latest is a quick and mindless read that taps into, and exploits, our deepest fears."
After a near-death experience, an adrenaline junkie sets his sights on Mount Everest—accompanied by the ghost, or the madness, that followed him out of a cave. Read full book review >

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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

HEAVEN by Anne Graham Lotz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Though the text is on the saccharine side and the heavenly interpretation is a bit far-fetched, this effort does serve as an accessible introduction to difficult concepts. (Picture book/religion. 4-7)"
A little girl and her younger brother learn to accept their grandmother's death in this rhyming story that explains the concepts of God, Jesus and Heaven in simplified terms for younger children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAN'T SIT STILL by Karen E. Lotz
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1993

"A sunny look at inner-city life—now playful, now reflective, but never heavy. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A young African-American wriggles and spins around her urban home and neighborhood, celebrating the seasons with her mother and cat. Read full book review >

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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

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1997

"A fascinating footnote to the history of the Nazi propaganda machine. (40 illustrations, not seen)"
The previously untold story of how the Nazi war machine used jazz and swing for propaganda. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MRS. MUFFLY’S MONSTER by Sarah Dyer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"This isn't a tale of kids just leaping to conclusions; it's a full-throttle lunge. (recipe in metric and English measurements) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Childhood logic and a preference for the impossible explodes in this enjoyable tale of crazy conclusions. Mrs. Muffly's recent behavior has been most peculiar. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FEELING SAD by Sarah Verroken
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2009

"Who can't respond to a duck that tells clouds what to do? (Picture book. 2-6)"
A deceptively simple Dutch import (with the deliciously evocative original title of Boos) shows young readers a way to turn their moods around. Read full book review >

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TEX THE COWBOY by Sarah Garland
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1995

"Parodic sketches of the Old West, with a cowhand's understated sense of humor. (Picture book. 7-10)"
Six chapters (with old-fashioned titles, e.g., ``Tex and Bad Hank) in the life of Tex, a hapless cowboy with a drooping mustache, and his horse Gloria. Read full book review >