Search Results: "Susan A. Shea"


BOOK REVIEW

DO YOU KNOW WHICH ONE WILL GROW? by Susan A. Shea
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"8230;) clear a space on the shelves for this one, even though it may never be there for long. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Shea's children's-book debut is a clever, rhymed test of kids' notions of living and nonliving things that's great for both lap and group sharing. Read full book review >

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LOVE & DEATH IN BURGUNDY by Susan C. Shea
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"Shea (The King's Jar, 2013, etc.) kicks off a new character-driven series with an amusing portrait of life in a tiny French town that turns out to be integral to solving what may or may not be a murder."
A woman desperate to fit into her community is given her chance by the death of a man with a past. Read full book review >

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THE KING'S JAR by Susan C. Shea
Released: May 1, 2013

"Like Murder in the Abstract (2010): wickedly funny about professional fundraising; very arch about chubbiness and romance; and labored in its attempts to make all the plot holes disappear."
A green-eyed detective, an overly protective, rich ex-husband and a dashing TV celebrity compete for smart-mouthed, foolhardy Dani O'Rourke's attention. Read full book review >

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FASHIONING A FRIENDSHIP
by Leila Roy

I sat back and considered my words. They had to be enough to get me in. After all, I alluded to the loss of my mom without mentioning any of the désagréables details, and I talked about the constant moving without getting into the foster homes and the times we’ve lived in the car. I think it is best not ...
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MOTORCYCLE MUSINGS
by Bobbi Dumas

Two fave authors have books coming out early next month, and I thought I’d make sure these titles are on your radar screen.

Laura Kaye and Julie Ann Walker always promise heart-stopping action and breathtaking romance, and if you haven’t read these two yet, then I recommend you get on that right away!

They’re both romance bestsellers, so I expect ...


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SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL
by Mandy Wan

BOOK REPORT for Wonderful Feels Like This by Sara Lövestam, translated by Laura A. Wideburg

Cover Story: Underbar
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 7
Talky Talk: Straight Up, Swedish Style
Bonus Factors:
 Jazz, Kickass Jazz Mentor
Ambivalence Factor: Bullying
Relationship Status: 'S Wonderful

Cover Story: Underbar

The brightness! The colors! The '80s Boy George hat ...


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A STUDY IN MUST-READ AUTHORS
by Bobbi Dumas

So you all are Sherry Thomas fans, right?

I sincerely hope so! She’s seriously one of the smartest writers out there, and for whatever reason, her novels hit all my romance buttons. 

Last fall she released A Study in Scarlet Women, an intriguing new take on the Sherlock Holmes canon. (It got a great review and was named one ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1999

"Perhaps the least hysterical exploration into the life of urban street gangs in the US to date. (13 color, 104 b&w photos, not seen)"
paper 0-226-66772-3 An anthropologist from UCLA constructs a semiotics for decoding the graffiti markings of street gangs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PASSOVER PROMISES by Susan A. Perkins
Released: Dec. 13, 2011

"A fresh, engaging look at an oft-told biblical story."
In the second installment of her Promises series, Perkins (Promises, 2010) relates the story of Christ's death and resurrection from multiple perspectives. Read full book review >

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TENDER ARMS OF LOVE by Susan A. Moore
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2008

"At times too sentimental, Tender Arms of Love is a compelling-enough romance to keep the pages turning."
A book that focuses on love's ability to persevere in the face of tragedy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HUMAN BRAIN by Susan A. Greenfield
NON-FICTION
Released: June 18, 1997

For the lay reader, a British scientist offers an enlightening look at the human brain and mind, clarifying what researchers now know and what difficult and tantalizing questions they are still struggling to answer. Read full book review >

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PURE HEART by Susan A. Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2005

"Solid characters, extensive research and snappy dialogue transform a potentially hackneyed storyline-can the heroine open herself to love again?-into an buoyant page-turner."
An introverted wallflower living in the Wyoming of yesteryear learns that no woman is an island. Read full book review >