Search Results: "Annabel Monaghan"


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DOUBLE DIGIT by Annabel Monaghan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Sadly, readers won't get double the pleasure in this second installment. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
Mathematics genius Digit is back, although her adventures this time aren't quite as much fun as in A Girl Named Digit (2012). Read full book review >

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A GIRL NAMED DIGIT by Annabel Monaghan
Released: June 5, 2012

"Check your mind at the door and enjoy this novel of two young adults caught up in a world of danger, adventure and, possibly, true love. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
An engaging heroine is at the center of this slim spy thriller from debut novelist Monaghan. Read full book review >

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ANNABEL by Kathleen Winter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"A compelling, gracefully written novel about mixed gender that sheds insight as surely as it rejects sensationalism. This book announces the arrival of a major writer."
In a remote coastal town in Newfoundland in the 1970s, a young person of mixed gender struggles for identity, acceptance and understanding Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2005

"A thin slice of the upper-upper-crust."
The daughter of the eighth Marquess of Londonderry chronicles her aristocratic life in a low-key, chatty memoir chock-full of famous names. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2002

"Sadly, despite the fact that the Conford's production is smooth and professional, it's also rather hollow, technically on point but lacking her special brand of energized sparkle. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Cute and lightly amusing though not as funny as its predecessor (Starring in Just a Little Extra, 2000, etc.), this time Annabel, Conford's can-do budding actress heroine, is offered a part in an interactive mystery play. Read full book review >

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FALLING INTO MONAGHAN by Gerald Hull
Released: May 22, 2000

"When Hull separates showing from telling, these poems work, but mostly they leave you wanting."
Contemplations of Irish land and life by a poet of mixed descent with mixed feelings and mixed results. Read full book review >

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ANNABEL THE ACTRESS STARRING IN JUST A LITTLE EXTRA by Ellen Conford
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Enhanced by Andriani's charming black-and-white drawings, younger girls in search of a funny, fast-paced chapter book need look no further.(Fiction. 7-10)"
Conford's (Crush, 1999, etc.) wit twinkles in her delightful new chapter book that chronicles the return of Annabel, the aspiring actress who is about to get her "Big Break." Read full book review >

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YOU CAN'T CATCH ME! by Annabel Collis
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1993

"The art is a bit busy- -the children's activity is upstaged by their own imaginary world; still, a lively and attractive debut. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A Londoner illustrates imaginative play with three- dimensional collages of corrugated board, string, and paper. Read full book review >

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STARFISHING by Nicola Monaghan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2010

"Deeply unflattering but unsurprising picture of go-go finance and its practitioners; they're mainly male, but Frankie is no innocent led to the slaughter."
Quickly addicted to the adrenalin and the machismo of futures trading, an ambitious young woman's life spirals out of control. Read full book review >

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THE MURRAYS OF MURRAY HILL by Charles Monaghan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 30, 1998

"A lively portrait of a fascinating family, their milieu, and their influence on their turbulent age."
A carefully researched history of the prominent Quaker family for whom the Murray Hill section of Brooklyn is named. Read full book review >