Search Results: "Susan Andersen"


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SOME LIKE IT HOT by Susan Andersen
ROMANCE
Released: July 30, 2013

"A sexy, surprising romance that goes to some unexpected places, with details, conflicts and characters that flesh out a story that is all the better for them."
Harper, a dedicated wanderer, and Max, a man with deep roots in his community, embark on a red-hot affair, despite the fact that Harper will be leaving after a few months. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"A quiet meditation on the great significance of small things."
Genial and sometimes lyrical memoir of a South Dakota girlhood and an East Coast adolescence and adulthood—with Tolstoy and Anna Karenina serving as signposts along the way. Read full book review >

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THE BOLEYN KING by Laura Andersen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 14, 2013

"An entertaining book for Tudor history buffs that's grounded in acute psychological and political insight."
A debut novel that considers what might have happened if Anne Boleyn had been able to give Henry VIII the male heir he required. Read full book review >

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GAME OF CROWNS by Christopher Andersen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 19, 2016

"With gaspworthy and laugh-out-loud moments revealing scandalous and sympathetic details of the royal family, Andersen humanizes this privileged yet embattled group."
A conjecture of what the future holds for the British monarchy, combining the scholarship of a dissertation with the dishyness of a tabloid. Read full book review >

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FANTASYLAND by Kurt Andersen
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A spirited, often entertaining rant against things as they are."
When did Americans come to shun reality? When did the American experiment become a congeries of solipsisms? Read full book review >

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TRUE BELIEVERS by Kurt Andersen
Released: July 10, 2012

"Those who remember the '60s, at least from one side of the culture wars, will like this yarn."
A deliberately paced look back at the tumultuous 1960s, that era of free love, beads and bombs. Read full book review >

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THESE FEW PRECIOUS DAYS by Christopher Andersen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"JFK completists may find this useful, but Caroline Kennedy's recent collection of interviews with her mother should be readers' first pick."
A sometimes-revealing but never earth-shattering portrait of John and Jacqueline Kennedy's life in the White House—only within whose walls and only at the very end would they "finally bridge the yawning emotional chasm between them." Read full book review >

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HEYDAY by Kurt Andersen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 13, 2007

"Over-the-top fireworks."
This block-sized blockbuster can't be faulted for timidity—and, as an entertaining fictional primer to mid-19th-century Western history, very nearly justifies its hubris. Read full book review >

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THE BOLEYN DECEIT by Laura Andersen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Although the romance rings hollow, this is an intriguing re-imagining of Tudor England and the treacheries of court life."
What might have happened if Anne Boleyn had indeed borne a son to King Henry VIII? Read full book review >

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THE GOOD SON by Christopher Andersen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"An intimate and compelling look at 'the most brilliant star in the Kennedy firmament.'"
Best-selling biographer Andersen (These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie, 2013, etc.) chronicles John F. Kennedy Jr.'s too-brief life and the complex relationship he shared with his beautiful, enigmatic mother, Jacqueline.Read full book review >

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MICK by Christopher Andersen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 10, 2012

"Skip it and read Life instead."
Journalist and best-selling celebrity biographer Andersen (William and Kate: A Royal Love Story, 2010, etc.) brings his taste for the titillating tales of British royalty to this breezy, shamelessly shallow recap of rock god Mick Jagger's life so far. Read full book review >