Search Results: "Therese Anne Fowler"


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Z by Therese Anne Fowler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 26, 2013

"Fowler has given us a lovely, sad and compulsively readable book."
The Jazz Age revisited through the tumultuous and harrowing life of Zelda. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 10, 2016

"Useful, practical strategies based on informed analysis."
Insightful advice for women about decisiveness, confidence, and tackling gender bias. Read full book review >

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A GIFT OF THE EMPEROR by Therese Park
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"War crimes against women are memorably described here, but, sadly, by characters that seem more like one-dimensional witnesses than vibrantly complex fictional creations."
Newcomer Park offers a graphic but stilted addition to the growing fiction (Nora Okja Keller's Comfort Woman, p. 161; Paul West's The Tent of Orange Mist, 1995, etc.) about Japanese exploitation of thousands of Asian women during WW II. Read full book review >

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THE MOON SISTERS by Therese Walsh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"An uneven mix of magic and sorrow, from a promising writer."
This second novel by Walsh (The Last Will of Moira Leahy, 2010) centers on two sisters—one with synesthesia and one with a pragmatic outlook—as they recover from the suicide of their mother. Read full book review >

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DROWNED by Therese Bohman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 22, 2012

"A slim novel with a taut narrative line and a sense of impending disaster."
A tale of identity and tense personal relationships, one that as a film property would have appealed to Hitchcock or de Palma. Read full book review >

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THE NORTHERN WIND by Therese Park
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 16, 2012

"An espionage adventure that focuses more on its protagonist's emotions and concerns than on James Bond-style aspirations."
In the 1960s, a teenage girl is caught between North and South Korea when she agrees to be a spy for Seoul and go behind enemy lines in Park's (When a Rooster Crows at Night, 2004, etc.) thriller.Read full book review >

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THE LAST WILL OF MOIRA LEAHY by Therese Walsh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"Most alive when it focuses on the supposedly mousy twin."
First-time novelist Walsh uneasily combines a romantic adventure about a missing dagger with the psychological story of an adolescent sibling rivalry. Read full book review >

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BENEATH THE GLITTER by Elle Fowler
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"There's a built-in audience for the London sisters' adventures, but beneath all the glitter is a bunch of blah. (Chick lit. 14-16)"
Hardworking sisters face glamorous romantic and professional challenges in Los Angeles. Read full book review >

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An Artist's Journey through Wonderland by Katie Fowler
Released: June 11, 2015

"Cute inspiration for beginners."
Fowler's self-help debut takes readers down the rabbit hole in search of creative courage. Read full book review >

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SEVEN SISTERS by Earlene Fowler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 10, 2000

Seven Sisters ($21.95; Apr. 10; 320 pp.; 0-425-17296-1): In six earlier adventures (Mariner's Compass, 1999, etc.), Benni Harper never learned the knack of disentangling the travails and celebrations of domestic life from homicide. Read full book review >

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ARKANSAS TRAVELER by Earlene Fowler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 10, 2001

"Not so much an Arkansas Traveler as a Log Cabin quilt marked by endless repetition: Racism bad, Benni clever, you can't go home again."
Benni Harper (Seven Sisters, 2000, etc.) has come a long way from Blevins County, Arkansas, where she spent much of her youth eating cheese grits and raising hell with her cousin Emory Littleton and best friend Amen Tolliver in the poky little town of Sugartree. Read full book review >

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NO MAN’S LAND by Ruth Fowler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 23, 2008

"Nothing that hasn't been better told before."
British girl with wanderlust ends up stripping in New York, hating herself for it, blogging, getting book deal. Read full book review >