Search Results: "Stuart Nicholls"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 6, 2006

"Imaginative, piercing portrayal of a man shadowed by merciless demons."
British homeless advocate Masters crafts an unconventional biography of a man who raged not only at the dying of the light but often at the very light itself. Read full book review >

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THUNDER ROAD by Stuart Nicholls
Released: Nov. 27, 2012

"A fine first novel and an insightful meditation on the repercussions of war."
Traumatized by his tour of duty in Vietnam, Nick Dwyer undertakes a life journey to attain acceptance, forgiveness and unconditional love in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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STUART LITTLE by E.B. White
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 17, 1945

"The story would have a real chance on its own merits without these really appallingly bad episodes."
Of course this will sell—as an E. B. White item and one that the publishers are pushing hard, playing it for an adult as well as a juvenile sale. Read full book review >

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GLORIA STUART by Gloria Stuart
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 8, 1999

"Those who pick up this book will likely ask themselves a similar question. (Author tour)"
The elderly star of Titanic tells all—and then some. Read full book review >

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STUART GOES TO SCHOOL by Sara Pennypacker
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2003

"Hilarious and clever. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Worrywart Stuart is back and he has something to worry about in this excellent sequel to Stuart's Cape (2002). Read full book review >

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MOXY MAXWELL DOES NOT LOVE STUART LITTLE by Peggy Gifford
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2007

"Technique or no technique, kids will recognize Moxy—and they will love her. (Fiction. 7-11)"
A chapter-book picaresque hilariously chronicles one day in the life of almost-fourth-grader Moxy Maxwell. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 6, 2011

"A surprisingly light comedy considering its religious context, but one that hits its mark completely."
A man with a halo captures the world's attention—is he a fraud or a messiah? Read full book review >

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WAYS TO LIVE FOREVER by Sally Nicholls
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Nicholls's debut skillfully avoids bathos at every turn, sketching a fully-formed character readers will be glad they've met and sorry to bid farewell. (Fiction. 9-13)"
"If I grow up," 11-year-old Sam informs readers, "I'm going to be a scientist." Read full book review >

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THE UNDERSTUDY by David Nicholls
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 27, 2005

"This jaunty, big-hearted novel is chick lit with a Y-chromosome."
Romantic comedy with a charming British accent. Read full book review >

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US by David Nicholls
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Evocative of its European locales—London, Paris, Amsterdam, Venice, Madrid—and awkward family vacations everywhere, this is a funny and moving novel perfect for a long journey."
In his picaresque fourth novel, Nicholls (One Day, 2010, etc.) artfully unveils 25 years of a couple's relationship.Read full book review >

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SEASON OF SECRETS by Sally Nicholls
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"A poignant story of healing tinged with mystery. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Imagination and reality blur as a young English girl confronts the cycle of life following her mother's untimely death. Read full book review >

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THE GALÁPAGOS by Henry Nicholls
NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2014

"A fascinating overview of the natural and human history of this remarkable archipelago, from prehistoric times to the present."
"Hardly a day goes by that I do not think about these wonderful islands," writes Nicholls (The Way of the Panda: The Curious History of China's Political Animal, 2011, etc.), combining natural history and an impassioned plea for maintaining the pristine ecology of the Galápagos Islands, home to more than 4,000 native species. Read full book review >