Search Results: "Amy Patricia Meade"


BOOK REVIEW

BLACK MOONLIGHT by Amy Patricia Meade
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"Despite the murder on a private island, the fourth of Marjorie's amusing pre-World War II adventures (Shadow Waltz, 2008, etc.) is more Nick and Nora than Agatha Christie."
Now that she's married her millionaire beau, mystery writer and ace amateur sleuth Marjorie McClelland needs all her skills to free him from a murder charge. Read full book review >

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WELL-OFFED IN VERMONT by Amy Patricia Meade
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"The first in a new series for Meade (Black Moonlight, 2010, etc.) features yet another set of bright young detectives along with some unlikely scenarios."
A Manhattan couple find moving into their recently purchased Vermont home just a tad more complicated than they expected. Read full book review >

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SHADOW WALTZ by Amy Patricia Meade
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2008

"Though they're no match for Nick and Nora, the sparkling Marjorie and her amiable beau make an engaging pair of sleuths in their third appearance."
A plea from a distraught mother involves a sleuthing author in a bizarre murder case. Read full book review >

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MILLION DOLLAR BABY by Amy Patricia Meade
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2006

"A vintage-style mystery that will have readers looking for the resolution of Marjorie's romantic entanglements in the sequel."
Depression-era old money provides a motive for murder past and present. Read full book review >

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AMY by Mary Hooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"But the near-universal obsession with chat will nevertheless make this an easy sell, and readers will enjoy this vicarious brush with danger. (Fiction. 11-15)"
A cautionary tale from Britain about love on the Internet demonstrates the influence of online chat on teenage girls on both sides of the Atlantic. Read full book review >

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PATRICIA VON PLEASANTSQUIRREL by James Proimos
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Illustrated with simple cartoons in yellow, purple and gray, this tongue-in-cheek mini-epic will have parents and younger fans of Proimos' offbeat Johnny Mutton tales snickering. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Inspired by a certain children's classic about a "silly boy with no social graces" who becomes king of the Wild Things, snotty young Patricia decides to leave home in search of the princessdom she is sure that she deserves. Read full book review >

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AMY SNOW by Tracy Rees
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"Far too predictable to be truly suspenseful."
The adventures of a foundling who embarks on a treasure hunt in Victorian England. Read full book review >

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AMY TAN by Barbara Kramer
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 1996

Kramer (Alice Walker, 1995) describes in a clear narrative Tan's complex personal history, her intricate Chinese-American family story, and above all, her tangled relationship with her mother as the wellsprings for her fiction. Read full book review >

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AMY FALLS DOWN by Jincy Willet
Released: July 9, 2013

"Willett's skill in crafting zany scenes and Amy's acerbic wit are not enough to keep this novel afloat."
Amy Gallup, 60, hasn't published a book in 20 years, and she's settled into a quiet life with her beloved basset hound, Alphonse. None too excited about a newspaper interview she's agreed to give, she trips, knocking herself out on the birdbath just hours before she's scheduled to play the role of has-been local writer. Read full book review >

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AMY ELIZABETH EXPLORES BLOOMINGDALE'S by E.L. Konigsburg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 1992

"Understated, witty, and right on target; creatively extended in the author's perceptive, warmly colorful illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Amy Elizabeth is visiting Grandma in New York; each day, Grandma plans to take her to "Bloomie's," but there's always something else they should do first: walk the dog, visit Chinatown to get green tea, go to a laundromat, or share lox and bagels and the Sunday Times. Read full book review >