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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SILENCE IS GOLDFISH by Annabel Pitcher
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 17, 2016

"An unflinchingly honest portrayal of anguish. (Fiction. 12-17)"
Unable to face a devastating secret, 15-year-old Tess tries unsuccessfully to run away to London. Read full book review >

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THE SWEET GIRL by Annabel Lyon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2013

"A provocative tale that undoes any romantic delusions a reader might hold about ancient Greek society and thought."
Aristotle's daughter receives some harsh lessons in sexism and the limits of philosophy. 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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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 KILLING JAR by Nicola Monaghan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2007

"Enthralling."
Gripping, mile-a-minute British debut about selfishness, self-obliteration and one girl's perseverance. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Realistic, gritty and uplifting. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Jamie lives in a bizarre world, where a sister can die in a bombing, and the only way to bring Mum and Dad together is by auditioning for Britain's Biggest Talent Show. Read full book review >

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THE COLLECTION by Chris Monaghan
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"An unengaging sci-fi time-travel adventure."
Monaghan's debut sci-fi novel offers a time-travel adventure and a world-spanning quest for ancient artifacts. Read full book review >