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daniel-handler's picture
Dec.21.2007
In the ninth title in Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Carnivorous Carnival, the Baudelaire siblings are falsely accused of murder. On the run from Count Olaf (the real killer), the three disguise themselves in Madame Lulu’s House of Freaks; Violet and Klaus masquerade as the...
daniel-handler's picture
Dec.21.2007
Snicket’s saga about the charming, intelligent, and grossly unlucky Baudelaire orphans continues to alarm its distressed and suspicious fans the world over. The tenth book in this outrageous publishing effort features more than the usual dose of distressing details. With the weather turning colder...
daniel-handler's picture
Dec.21.2007
Warning: Your day will become very dark—and possibly damp—if you read this book. Plan to spend this spring in hiding. Lemony Snicket is back with the eleventh book in his New York Times bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events. Lemony Snicket’s saga about the charming, intelligent and grossly...
clive-barker's picture
Dec.17.2007
The magical tale of ill-fated lovers lost among worlds teetering on the edge of destruction, where their passion holds the key to escape. There has never been a book like Imajica. Transforming every expectation offantasy fiction with its heady mingling of radical sexuality and spiritual anarchy, it...
mitch-cullin's picture
Dec.16.2007
Mitch Cullin’s engrossing A Slight Trick of the Mind is an original portrait of literature’s most beloved detective, Sherlock Holmes, in the twilight of his illustrious life. Holmes—“a genius in whom scientific curiosity is raised to the status of heroic passion”—is famous for his powers of...
mitch-cullin's picture
Dec.16.2007
From AudioFile Between them, Simon Jones and Mitch Cullin have convinced me that Sherlock Holmes is a real person. And a very interesting real person at that. The Sherlock Holmes in this story is not so much a great detective as an exceedingly old intellectual whose passion for research is not...
ayelet-waldman's picture
Dec.13.2007
Since her four-month-old son was born, Juliet hasn't slept for more than fifteen minutes at a stretch. (Has she given birth to some sort of mutant vampire? She's beginning to wonder.) It's been ages since she took her 3-year-old daughter to the park (just one more reason why she's a front-runner...
ayelet-waldman's picture
Dec.13.2007
No one ever said motherhood was a walk in the park, but Juliet Applebaum is doing her best. She's been showing up (more or less) on time to pick up her daughter from preschool. She's trying (in vain) to discourage her two-and-a-half-year-old son's interest in firearms. And between planning...
ayelet-waldman's picture
Dec.13.2007
Ayelet Waldman's one-of-kind sleuth tracks the mysterious whereabouts of a missing infant to a widespread, top-secret puzzle that's nothing to play with.
ayelet-waldman's picture
Dec.13.2007
Between juggling lunchboxes, piano lessons, and baby-sitters, public defender turned stay-at-home mom Juliet Applebaum promises to help her famous friend clear her brother's name of murder. But what will she do when she begins to suspect her friend may not be as innocent as she seems?