Search Results: "Susan Wiggs"


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THE BEEKEEPER'S BALL by Susan Wiggs
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2014

"A satisfying, engaging read though lacking Wiggs' typical effortlessness and buoyancy."
When writer Cormac "Mac" O'Neill comes to Bella Vista, Isabel Johansen struggles with her distracting attraction to him while she's planning her sister's wedding and preparing to open a destination cooking school. Read full book review >

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RETURN TO WILLOW LAKE by Susan Wiggs
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"With characters you care for, a smooth, engaging plot and an interesting reflection on values and success, romance/women's fiction favorite Wiggs sends up another charming winner in the Lakeshore Chronicles series."
Sonnet Romano has spent her adult years working hard to make a name for herself out in the real world, far away from her idyllic hometown, Willow Lake. But when life takes some unexpected turns, she may just realize that everything she's been looking for is right back where she started. Read full book review >

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FAMILY TREE by Susan Wiggs
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"A compelling exploration of self, family, love, and the power of new beginnings."
After a year in a coma, Annie Rush wakes up to a world without her husband, the TV she developed, and a wealth of memories that put her life into context, but as her body and mind heal, she puts her faith in second chances. Read full book review >

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HOME BEFORE DARK by Susan Wiggs
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2003

"Well-written women's weepie from the author of many, now with her first hardcover."
Blindness, babies, bathos. Read full book review >

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CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS by Susan Wiggs
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"A romantic, heartwarming Christmas charmer, especially for Wiggs and Willow Lake fans."
A single father hosts family and friends at his home and hopes that the magical season will end with a new love. Read full book review >

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THE APPLE ORCHARD by Susan Wiggs
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 30, 2013

"With vignettes from Nazi-occupied Denmark and a spotlight on the noble actions of an engaged Danish citizenry that reportedly managed to save 99 percent of its Jewish population, Wiggs tells a layered, powerful story of love, loss, hope and redemption."
Antiques treasure hunter Tess Delaney lives a high-octane existence and is on the cusp of the success she's fought for, so now may not be the best time to question everything; but as events pile up and secrets are uncovered, forcing her to re-evaluate, she may find that a perfect life she never dreamed of is within her reach. Read full book review >

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SEMPRE SUSAN by Sigrid Nunez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 13, 2011

"Graceful, respectful and achingly honest."
Novelist Nunez (Salvation City, 2010, etc.) recalls her years with her longtime friend Susan Sontag (1933-2004). Read full book review >

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STALKING SUSAN by Julie Kramer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2008

"Kramer's past as a TV producer lends authority to an entertaining story."
Two cold cases spark a hot story for flailing TV reporter Riley Spartz in this lively and fast-paced debut. Read full book review >

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SHARING SUSAN by Eve Bunting
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 1991

"A gripping but flawed story, then, to provoke vigorous discussion. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Bunting explores what happens after two couples learn that their daughters were switched as babies in the hospital. Read full book review >

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SUSAN SONTAG by Daniel Schreiber
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 15, 2014

"Schreiber's intelligent reading of Sontag's works and his fair and balanced handling of the impassioned controversies she generated admirably serve both his subject and his readers."
A sensitive, cleareyed biography of an intellectual star, first published in Germany in 2007. Read full book review >

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SUSAN SONTAG by Jonathan Cott
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"Another side of a significant 20th-century writer, preserved from the archives."
A humanizing interview with the late cultural icon, who was often perceived as a fiercely aggressive and polarizing intellect. Read full book review >

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SUSAN SONTAG by Carl Rollyson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 17, 2000

"Although light on both literary and psychological substance, this biography, like Sontag herself, has plenty of charm."
An engagingly gossipy biography of the most glamorous intellectual celebrity of our time, assessing the impact of the writer's persona more thoroughly than her literary creations. Read full book review >