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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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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The Little Faucet That Never Stopped Dripping by Spring Jackson
Released: Jan. 23, 2012

"A fun read-out-loud book, but a stronger edit might make it more readable."
A debut picture book for children aged 2 to 5 that highlights the resonant racket of a little faucet and his animal friends. Read full book review >

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IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR by Michelle Spring
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 27, 2001

"Heavy on angst and short on legwork, Laura's latest explores human suffering for 20-odd chapters before springing surprises like jack-in-the-boxes for the last three."
It's been 12 years since four-year-old Timmy Cable disappeared from a Norfolk beach. Read full book review >

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COMMON CORE by Joel Spring
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 23, 2013

"A sharp, tongue-in-cheek adventure set in a world of testing run amok."
A novel of intrigue centered on standardized school testing. Read full book review >

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A Perfect Life by Joel Spring
Released: Aug. 15, 2015

"A vigorous, sometimes-entertaining, but unconvincing tale of future imperfect."
A boy is raised to have a perfect life—as defined by a team of corporate scientists—in this strident satire of a near-future dystopia. 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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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 >