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The Light of Paris
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Ace Atkins is the author of nineteen books, including six Quinn Colson novels, the first two of which, The Ranger and The Lost Ones, were nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel (he also has a third Edgar nomination for his short story “Last Fair Deal Gone Down”). In addition, he is the author of four New York Times–bestselling novels in the continuation of Robert B. Parker’s Spenser series.
A funny, wise romantic comedy set in Manhattan,
is a story of tangled relationships, friendships, and dogs. Rosoff’s novel is for anyone wondering what to be when they grow up, and how on earth to get there.
From the award-winning author of No One Is Here Except All of Us, an imaginative novel about a wealthy New England family in the 1960s and ’70s that suddenly loses its fortune—and its bearings.
Five Minutes’ Peace
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5 Apr 1999
All Mrs. Large wants is five minutes’ peace from her energetic children, but chaos follows her all the way from the kitchen to the bath and back again.
“This title is pure joy, one that parents, not just children, will want to keep on hand; Murphy’s frazzled mom will find a soft spot in every reader.” -
“A hearty chuckle can be experienced during shared reading time between a mother and her children–perhaps eliciting a bit of understanding.” -
School Library Journal
“A very funny book. . . An affectionate, beguiling story.” -
“It happens to be an elephant family having breakfast. It could be yours. . . . Painfullly funny.” -
The New York Times Book Review