Search Results: "Sophia Bennett"


BOOK REVIEW

SOPHIA by Anita Anand
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 15, 2015

"A sturdy narrative of one woman's awakening and strength in the early 20th century as she witnessed the vast societal changes in India and England."
The biography of an Indian royal princess, born in Britain, who found a higher purpose as she discovered her heritage. Read full book review >

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SOPHIA by Michael Bible
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"An 'experimental' novel that manages mostly to be conventionally unconventional."
Bible delivers an elliptical, provocative novella about the profane and the spiritual, all of it drenched in sweat, sex, and booze. Read full book review >

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SOPHIA by Todd Erick Pedersen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2013

"A strong but uneven collection that engagingly seeks truth through verse but discovers little that's new."
Pedersen (The Wisdom of Sophia: Nature, Wonderment and the Soul of the Sublime, 2012, etc.) once again applies his mystical prose poetics toward deciphering wisdom, which he personifies as "Her" or "Sophia." Read full book review >

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THE LOOK by Sophia Bennett
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"A good bet for readers with a taste for glam fashion and boldface names. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Two sisters face vastly different futures—one as the world's next top supermodel, the other as a lymphoma patient. Read full book review >

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CHASING SOPHIA by Gabrielle Pina
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"Gothic lite meets chick lit in a slow potboiler."
Dahlia has a secret, and so does Lucius, and Uncle Brother, and Aunt Baby, and the albino gravedigger. Read full book review >

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SOPHIA TOLSTOY by Alexandra Popoff
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 11, 2010

"A sharp, compassionate literary biography."
A welcome reassessment of the life of Sophia Tolstoy (1844-1919), the misunderstood wife of the renowned Russian author. Read full book review >

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ONE WORD FROM SOPHIA by Jim Averbeck
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 16, 2015

"A must-read—for pet lovers and even for those not yet convinced. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Tutu-wearing Sophia packs determination, whimsy, and a plethora of strategies to handle a passel of impressive words. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 12, 2002

"Intelligent, thoughtful, and deliciously gossipy: a must for anyone interested in book publishing."
Charming WWII-era letters exchanged by the founders of Random House. Read full book review >

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The Bennett Women by Roberta R. Carr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 8, 2015

"Despite its sometimes too-neat storyline, readers may find merit in this novel's exploration of the challenges of aging loved ones."
In this novel set in 2012, a harrowing health scare for a family matriarch spurs emotional crises for her Fortune 500 company CEO daughter and musically talented granddaughter. Read full book review >

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SOPHIA LOREN by Warren G. Harris
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"For those still fascinated by the Academy Awardwinning Italian actress, here are all the essentials and a little bit more. (40 b&w photos, not seen)"
Harris's account of the life of the star of such semi-memorable movies as Two Women and El Cid is a few shades more perceptive and readable than the average show-biz bio. Read full book review >

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Bennett Prince of Ziemia by David Kucera
Released: July 14, 2016

"A tale about a perilous rescue operation that delivers a sweet, all-ages romp, leaving room for further escapades."
In this debut middle-grade fantasy, a teen prince and his beautiful young companion sneak off on an adventure to save a nearby village. Read full book review >

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Released: July 9, 2012

"Will Bennett's loyal nanny-and-more, Mary Catherine, abandon her charges in their darkest hour? Will Perrine escape from custody in a made-for-the-movies sequence? Will Bennett finally close his case for good? Or will Patterson and Ledwidge ring down the curtain leaving the conflict unresolved and paving the way for a sequel? Stay tuned."
Patterson's partnership with Ledwidge is already up to the fifth installment in the perilous adventures of NYPD Detective Michael Bennett (Tick Tock, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >