Search Results: "Simone St. James"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 6, 2012

"A chilling start gives way to a more predictable ending, but fans of the modern Gothic novel will enjoy filling up a few creepy hours."
Sarah Piper, a self-proclaimed modern woman living in London, finds herself living a ghost story in this post-World War I tale. Read full book review >

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FREAK SHOW by James St. James
Released: May 1, 2007

"A groundbreaking, eye-opening, romantic, bittersweet story of one boy's determination to seek acceptance for who he is and right the wrongs of his world, one dress at a time. (Fiction. YA)"
On the first day of school, Billy Bloom arrives on the scene decked out in full Vivienne Westwood pirate regalia, complete with tights, pearls, a sword, gold teeth and a Cap'n Crunch hat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"Disco Bloodbath is a dreary and minor retelling of a tale whose principals have long since been exhumed by the mainstream media."
Michael Alig was a top promoter in the deviant, drug-soaked Manhattan club scene of the early 1990s. Read full book review >

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VENGEANCE by Ian St. James
Released: July 17, 1991

"Stanton towers memorably above all—while the movie-of-the- week story moves forward at a gripping if predictable pace."
Global financial melodrama by the author of the similar The Money Stones (1980) and Cold New Dawn (1988). Read full book review >

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ASKING FOR TRUFFLE by Dorothy  St. James
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"The first in a new series for St. James (Oak and Dagger, 2013, etc.) features an appealingly reflective heroine and a varied roster of suspects."
A woman who's never been properly loved has a chance for a new start in life. Read full book review >

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JUDENSTAAT by Simone Zelitch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 21, 2016

"A philosophically resonant tale about the shaping, and force, of collective memory."
A determined archivist struggles to find truth. Read full book review >

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WILD CARDS by Simone Elkeles
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Still, Elkeles' ability to write deliciously steamy love scenes for those in the early stages of their own sexual journeys will keep her fans coming back for more. (Fiction. 14­ & up)"
Romance Lite in a new series from the author of Perfect Chemistry (2009). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 12, 2012

"The relatable, refreshingly non-Caucasian protagonist will take readers on an action-packed cultural adventure."
The world seems to be on the brink of destruction, as the Maya people might have predicted, and its fate might just rest on the shoulders of a single teenage boy in Simone's debut young-adult thriller. Read full book review >