Search Results: "Susan Reuben"


BOOK REVIEW

FOOD AND FAITH by Susan Reuben
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Lot of food for thought and multicultural programming for schools, libraries and religious classes, despite its limitations and lack of sources. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
Focusing on six children growing up in Britain, this photo-laden book provides a very brief introduction to the world's major religious groups, customs related to holidays and services, and special foods. Read full book review >

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WEEPING by Shelly Reuben
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2004

"Reuben (Spent Matches, 1996, etc.) writes unevenly, and there's scant mystery, but the tale catches fire whenever Ike and Tilly launch into one of their animated discussions of forensic evidence."
A rookie arson investigator gets a chance to work with her idol in probing a suspicious fire that killed a promising young actress. Read full book review >

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IN LANDS NOT MY OWN by Reuben Ainsztein
NON-FICTION
Released: June 11, 2002

"Equally appealing to Jewish scholars, military history buffs, and readers looking for a dramatic page-turner."
One man's heroic flight across war-torn Europe. Read full book review >

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ORIGIN AND CAUSE by Shelly Reuben
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"First of what promises to be a cheeky series with curlicues of preadolescent humor—and not much else on its mind."
Called in at the last minute to pinch-hit for a sodden defense attorney, product-liability expert Max Bramble agrees to defend Courtland Motors' antique-auto restoring division against a claim by the estate of TV executive Stanfield Standish (nÇ Stanley Scheidler) that Courtland is liable for his getting incinerated in his 1930 Duesenberg. Read full book review >

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SPENT MATCHES by Shelly Reuben
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1996

"The oh-my-goodness writing, the wide-eyed characters, the jerry-built plot, the ingenious incendiary devices—they're all equally mechanical."
Three alarming blazes for attorney Max Bramble and fire investigator Wylie Nolan (Origin and Cause, 1994). Read full book review >

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THE SKIRT MAN by Shelly Reuben
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 5, 2006

"Reuben's sixth is a lively whodunit with welcome affection for the uniqueness of small towns."
Mystery surrounds the arson-related death of a rural eccentric who eschewed trousers. Read full book review >

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Ladders To Heaven by Rachel Reuben
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 2013

"A fresh, engaging portrait of personal struggles."
In this coming-of-age novel set in late 1980s and early '90s Crown Heights, Brooklyn, five young people learn about the limitations and possibilities within their worlds while gaining a new understanding of themselves. Read full book review >

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Released: April 24, 1989

For nearly a century, family doctors and fertility specialists have simultaneously protected a husband's sterility and fulfilled a wife's desire to bear children by inseminating the woman with anonymously donated sperm. 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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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

CLASS PETS by Susan Nees
by Susan Nees, illustrated by Susan Nees
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"An amusing and attractive early chapter book that will be popular with girls anxious to project reading competency to competing classmates. (Fiction. 5-7)"
Flamboyant, self-confident Missy is back for a second outing for transitioning readers. Read full book review >