- Fiction Reviews: Week 0f 8/28/2006
Despite horrific elements, this tale is never truly frightening, but is consistently entertaining as David learns lessons of bravery, loyalty and honor that all of us should learn.
Chasing SopheaGabrielle Pina.
- Fiction Book Reviews: 3/1/2010
Instead, it is desperately and exceedingly annoying.
- Fiction Reviews: Week of 12/10/2007
Olive Kitteridge: A Novel in Stories Elizabeth Strout.
- Fiction Reviews: Week of 10/2/2006
If You Lived HereDana Sachs, Morrow, $24.95 (336p) ISBN 978-0-06-113048-9 Sachs revisits in her fiction debut many of the themes she explored in A House on Dream Street, her memoir about living in Vietnam in
- Fiction Book Reviews: 3/8/2010
An intelligent and playful ending caps off a vivid story that should delight readers of The Mambo Kings and enthrall those new to Hijuelos's imaginative and florid voice.
- Fiction Book Reviews: 7/6/2009
There follow plots, subplots and counterplots till you could plotz.
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Villard, $14 paper (288p) ISBN 978-0-8129-7703-5 Halpin’s amusing fourth novel explores what happens when you mix art, love, friendship, business and children’s cartoons in the Age of Aquarius.
- Fiction: Fiction Reviews, Week of 8/7/2006
Roberts, takes stern pity on her and offers Molly a room above his shop in exchange for some shelving work, albeit with "conditions."
- Fiction Reviews: Week of 9/10/2007
Aaron stays with his aunt Kitty, who makes a living rewriting the classics (her version of Oliver Twist features lots of repentance), but Aaron’s wallow in self-pity is interrupted by a lost pig that attaches itself to him.
- Fiction Reviews: Week of 10/1/2007
But his friend and fellow teacher David Grinstein, persuades him to instead try for Sadie Black, a teacher at Clarke's sister school.