Search Results: "Spring Warren"


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TURPENTINE by Spring Warren
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"The journey eventually becomes tedious as Ned fails to establish an identity that satisfies both himself and the reader."
An effete easterner in western guise rambles across the 19th-century American landscape. Read full book review >

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TURPENTINE by Spring Warren
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"The journey eventually becomes tedious as Ned fails to establish an identity that satisfies both himself and the reader."
An effete easterner in western guise rambles across the 19th-century American landscape. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2011

"Perfect balance of tips, recipes and anecdotes for continual referencing."
The story of a farming experiment that reaped far more than fruits and vegetables. Read full book review >

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STANDING IN THE SHADOWS by Michelle Spring
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1998

"Highly competent parboiled British detective work, even if a crucial few of the dramatis personae remain muffled."
Nobody ever said Daryll Flatt's life was any bed of roses. Read full book review >

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EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE by Michelle Spring
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1994

"The prevailing mode is British—deft, unblinking, understated—but never too intoxicated with its own literacy."

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RUNNING FOR SHELTER by Michelle Spring
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"One case is clever, then, the other deeply felt, though Spring, unlike Rendell, never does manage to meld both kinds of interest together."
A second juggling act, and quite an unbalanced one, for Cambridge inquiry agent Laura Principal (Every Breath You Take, 1994). Read full book review >

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An All-American Family by Joel Spring
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2013

"An educational, entertaining look at how one family pursued the American dream."
Spring's (American Education, 2011, etc.) first historical novel presents an alternative, somewhat sarcastic narrative of Native American history. Read full book review >

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THE GOURMANDS' WAY by Justin Spring
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"A literary meal both luscious and lively—and essential to understanding our vacillating love affair with the French."
A thoroughly researched account of how Americans fell in and out of love with French cuisine and cooking. Read full book review >

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NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN by Michelle Spring
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1999

"Good Cambridge backgrounds and a strong sense of moral outrage offset the predictability and occasional self-importance of Laura's fourth case (Standing in the Shadows, 1998, etc.). (Mystery Guild selection)"
Even though men will sometimes be boys when women and drink are on offer, nothing could be more decorous, or more jealous of its propriety, than the May Ball, when Cambridge students celebrate the end of exams. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 19, 2014

"A delightfully weird tale suitable for both adults and children."
In Spring's debut comedy novel, a kidnapped man tries to solve a puzzle by listening to his strange captors' stories. Read full book review >