Search Results: "Shelly Rothschild-Sherwin"


BOOK REVIEW

THE INDIAN VEGETARIAN by Neelam Batra
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A mystique breaker."
Indian cuisine still sounds exotic to many people and has yet to work its way into American kitchens. Read full book review >

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SHELLY by Margie Palatini
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

Afflicted with three bossy big sisters, Shelly stays inside his shell—literally so in Francis's lighthearted illustrations, which feature a family of ducklings in human dress and surroundings—until they give up badgering him to do the sorts of things that they like to do. Read full book review >

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SO SHELLY by Ty Roth
FICTION
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Lurid yet literary. (afterword, bibliography) (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Fatalistic teen narrator John Keats opens this tale with his observation that most of us don't matter. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 8, 1999

"It is an extraordinary tale of the unique commercial underwriters of European history, told with impressive scholarship."
Once upon a time, the Rothschilds were the wealthiest people on earth. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"The latest definitive work on the marvelous Rothschilds, cogent and strong. (16 pages of photos, not seen)"
The fabulous history of a legendary family, reviled by many, lauded by many others, and fascinating to all, is told again, this time with encyclopedic exactitude. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 19, 2013

"An affectionate biography of a woman who in her late 30s finally saw the life she wanted and grabbed it."
The fascinating story of a member of Europe's banking aristocracy who spent the second half of her life swinging with New York's jazz aristocracy. Read full book review >

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THE BANNERET'S BLADE by Nicholas de Rothschild
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 7, 2014

"A sweeping, densely plotted epic that will likely appeal to fans of historical fiction or George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series."
A knight faces brutal challenges at home and abroad in de Rothschild's historical-fiction debut. Read full book review >

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EIGHT MILLION GODS AND DEMONS by Hiroko Sherwin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 2, 2003

"A compelling first novel, richly textured in its telling."
A family is destroyed as Japan becomes an imperial power bent on expansion and conquest. Read full book review >

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BETWEEN LOST AND FOUND by Shelly Stratton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2017

"A touching, nuanced, adult coming-of-age novel that includes an interracial romance and keen studies of guilt, bias, and small-town America."
When a Washington, D.C., executive hears her grandfather has disappeared in South Dakota, she hops on a plane, risking her relationship and her job, only to discover it was a ruse—but now he's disappeared for real. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 19, 2016

"A well-documented, brave, and useful overview."
A journey through the Middle East in the post-Arab Spring landscape. Read full book review >

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RACHEL'S SECRET by Shelly Sanders
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2012

"Critical for its underexplored subject. (historical note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 10-15)"
This novelization of the 1903 Kishinev pogrom graphically describes the carnage as Christian Russians slaughter their Jewish fellow townspeople. Read full book review >