Search Results: "Sophie Schlondorff"


BOOK REVIEW

BERLIN NOW by Peter Schneider
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"A seasoned journalist conveys the charms and perils of this 'Cinderella of European capitals.'"
An intriguing journey through Berlin by a longtime interested observer. Read full book review >

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ARE YOU AWAKE? by Sophie Blackall
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2011

"Diminutive in size—just right, really, for a midnight conversation—and pleasantly sweet. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The titular question sparks a conversation many parents will find very familiar. Read full book review >

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READ ME A STORY by Sophie Windham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

Fifteen of the most familiar nursery tales, in a nice- looking edition with large type and pleasingly decorative illustrations. Read full book review >

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MY BIG BAREFOOT BOOK OF SPANISH AND ENGLISH WORDS by Sophie Fatus
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Use as a picture dictionary in households that are already bilingual. (Informational picture book. 5-10)"
This bilingual pictorial word book follows a family from morning to evening as it introduces words and a few sentences. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2014

"Chock full of appealing ideas, with a thorough table of contents, index, and a colorful, illustrated layout, to boot. (Nonfiction. 9-16)"
Clear directions for nifty-looking duct-tape crafts abound in this guide, featuring items that can be made for school and home, to wear and to carry tablets, phones and even lunch. Read full book review >

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HANGING BY A THREAD by Sophie Littlefield
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Intriguing and entertaining. (Paranormal mystery. 12 & up)"
Clare's paranormal ability to experience the past when she touches clothing involves her in a murder mystery. Read full book review >

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THE ROAD TO CAMELOT by Sophie Masson
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Maggie Hamilton's tendentious opener ('Merlin') aside, the stories are all chock-full of unusual, fan-pleasing takes and angles. (Short stories. 12-15)"
Fourteen writers from Down Under envision watershed incidents in the youths of as many Arthurian figures in this themed import, published overseas in 2002. Read full book review >

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DROPPED FROM HEAVEN by Sophie Judah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 27, 2007

"A fascinating mix of the exotic and the familiar."
Debut collection spotlighting the little-known but centuries-old culture of the Bene Israel community in the author's native India. Read full book review >

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BEHIND ECLAIRE'S DOORS by Sophie Dunbar
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 19, 1993

"Calling Adrian Lyne."
Murder takes a backseat to fashion, great food, and Negronis in this first novel—even though Danish/Cajun swamprat Claire Claiborne, owner of Eclaire's haircutting salon, finds the first victim, manicurist Angie Labiche, in her own apartment with her once-and- future husband Dan bending over the corpse; and the second victim, New Orleans homicide cop Joe Antoine, was the last man she dated before deciding to go back to frat daddy Dan's overripe bed and board. Read full book review >

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PLAYING WITH THE GROWN-UPS by Sophie Dahl
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2008

"Cloying and weightless."
A slightly autobiographical first novel from Dahl, granddaughter of Roald, and a one-time fashion model and current contributing editor at Men's Vogue. Read full book review >

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THE CANCER WHISPERER by Sophie Sabbage
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"Sabbage proves to be an empathetic advocate for patients confronting one of the world's most unsparing and mystifying diseases."
A woman courageously stares down incurable late-stage cancer. Read full book review >

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REMEMBER ME? by Sophie Kinsella
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2008

"Cute."
From Kinsella (Shopaholic & Baby, 2007, etc.), a rags-to-riches fable with a twist. Read full book review >