Search Results: "Shamini Flint"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 17, 2012

"Faithfully recreating the conventions and pacing of vintage Asian-sleuth whodunits, Singh's third (A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul, 2011, etc.) should satisfy traditionalists, offering a solid mystery."
There's no dearth of suspects when a lawyer is murdered. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEN by Shamini Flint
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Universal themes of grappling with race, fitting in, and dealing with divorce help this story transcend cultural boundaries. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A funny, heartwarming story about a young girl who learns to manage (other people's) expectations and make her dreams come true. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 6, 2010

"The series kickoff (and adult-fiction debut) from prolific children's author Flint effectively captures the color and vigor but also the clichés of vintage whodunits."
A retro sleuth attempts to save a femme fatale from being framed. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 19, 2011

"Singh's second case (Inspector Singh Investigates: A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder, 2010, etc.) is a solid, traditional whodunit with great chemistry between Singh and Bronwyn, a more in-your-face Archie Goodwin to Singh's Asian Nero Wolfe."
A terrorist bombing masks a cold-blooded murder...until Inspector Singh arrives. Read full book review >

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BOOKS I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO IN JUNE 2017
by Leila Roy

Here we are, at the beginning of summer! (Well, supposedly we’re at the beginning of summer—it’s been cold enough here in Maine that we’re still making fires!)

Anyway! Here are a few of the books I’m looking forward to this month:

Saints and Misfits, by S.K. Ali

This book is easily—EASILY—at the top of my June Want List. I’ve ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"A one-sided treatment, but a fun read for lovers of cities in general, New York in particular."
Scrappy neighborhood activist Jane Jacobs faces off against notorious "power broker" Robert Moses in this history of mid-20th-century New York City urban planning. Read full book review >

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LITTLE DEATHS by Emma Flint
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Sharply rendered literary noir, compelling enough to forgive a slightly left-field resolution."
One hot summer in New York, 1965, a sexy, troubled cocktail waitress is suspected of murdering her children. Read full book review >

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HABITUS by James Flint
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"And, even so, his people do linger."
A darkly witty English import about the lost souls of the information age. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 30, 2005

"A worthy effort, though readers will want to turn to Cohen's book first."
A grunt's-eye view of a terrible chapter in the last months of WWII: the enslavement of captured GIs, Jews and gentiles alike, to serve the dying Reich. Read full book review >

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THE PHILOSOPHICAL STRANGLER by Eric Flint
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2001

"Episodic (a series of short stories really, rather than a novel), lively, and amusing if somewhat same-ish: should go down well with fans who like their fantasy spiced with a little humor."
New tongue-in-cheek fantasy from the author of 1632 (2000) and various collaborations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MODERN MAN by Anthony Flint
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Flint's life of 'the original star architect' astutely captures Le Corbusier's hubris and vulnerabilities and makes a persuasive case for his artistic significance."
The life and work of an iconic modernist. Read full book review >