Search Results: "Anna North"


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AMERICA PACIFICA by Anna North
Released: May 18, 2011

"An entertaining, stylishly written doomsday novel."
On an island nation created after North America is ravaged by a new Ice Age, 18-year-old Darcy uncovers dark secrets about her homeland and its past when her mother Sarah goes missing. Read full book review >

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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SOPHIE STARK by Anna North
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 2015

"An engaging exploration of what it takes to make art and, more importantly, what it takes to love those who make it."
When love and art collide in Sophie Stark's life, art always wins. Read full book review >

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BONE DEEP by Darian North
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 1995

"Sprawling, taxing (of time, patience, and belief), and finally exhausting, like a train that stops at every village between New York and Guatemala City. (First printing of 50,000; Literary Guild selection)"
North turns from hayseed legal intrigue (Criminal Seduction, 1993) to a push-those-buttons mystery that pits her young heroine against demons that seem to go back through her family tree practically to the dawn of time. Read full book review >

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VIOLATION by Darian North
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Until then, however, we get three very likable people to worry about a lot."
Once again, North (Thief of Souls, 1997, etc.) creates suspense fiction out of hurt people caught in untenable situations, this time netting her best score yet. Read full book review >

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BECAUSE YOU ARE MY BABY by Sherry North
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2008

"An energetic and inspiring testament to motherhood. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A young mother expresses her love and commitment to her inquisitive baby through a limitless variety of possible vocations. Read full book review >

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THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT by Andy North
NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2002

"A pleasing stroll with an agreeable companion whose personality is a step removed from the theatrical Trevino and Rodriguez, but a fairway wood in front of the corporate techno-golfers."
One of the sport's quiet men reveals a down-home sense of humor in this amiable take on professional golf at the highest level. Read full book review >

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BALANCE OF POWER by Richard North Patterson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Longer than it need be and occasionally repetitious, but redeemed, scene after scene, by bare-knuckle, page-turning, political infighting. For ordinary folk, it's good enough stuff. For political junkies, think Harry Potter."
Patterson completes his Kerry Kilcannon trilogy (Protect and Defend, 2000; No Safe Place, 1998) with a harsh, persuasive indictment of the politics that breeds gun violence in America. Read full book review >

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FALL FROM GRACE by Richard North Patterson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 20, 2012

"Seascapes full of red herrings, seaside cottages full of secrets—all good fun, and a most satisfying whodunit."
Taut thriller from accomplished attorney-turned-mysterian Patterson (In the Name of Honor, 2010, etc.) set on the familiar turf of Martha's Vineyard. Read full book review >

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NO SAFE PLACE by Richard North Patterson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 31, 1998

"The big revelation here is how easy it is to write great speeches when you're a novelist who doesn't have to pander to anybody because you're not running for election. (First printing of 400,000; Literary Guild main selection)"

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LIBYRINTH by Pearl North
FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2009

"A bibliographic 'Guide to Quotations' nicely wraps up this book-lover's delight. (Science fiction. 12-15)"
This complex novel depicts the final conflict between major subcultures of an Earth colony long divorced from its origins. Read full book review >

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THE BOY FROM ILYSIES by Pearl North
FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Background information is skillfully integrated into the plot in this clever, thought-provoking book that has appeal for fans of serious science fiction and fantasy. (Science fiction. 13-15)"
Taking up where Libyrinth (2009) left off, the spotlight of this sequel falls on Po and his difficulty adapting to the new culture rising from the life-changing Redemption. Read full book review >