Search Results: "Anne Greenwood Brown"


BOOK REVIEW

DEEP BETRAYAL by Anne Greenwood Brown
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 12, 2013

"This is the same bait as the last novel, but it's been left in the sun even longer. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Diving back into the stagnant, tepid waters of Lies Beneath (2012), Lily Anne Hancock and Calder White return to Lake Superior, where Lily first discovered Calder was a merman and that his adoptive sisters were bent on the destruction of the Hancock family. Read full book review >

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LIES BENEATH by Anne Greenwood Brown
Released: June 12, 2012

"About as exciting as a handful of chum. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Riding the wave of mermaid paranormalia is a young merman with a mission. Read full book review >

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PROMISE BOUND by Anne Greenwood Brown
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Good entertainment for fans of the genre. (Paranormal suspense. 12 & up)"
This conclusion to Brown's mermaid trilogy follows efforts to reunite families and to gain power among the mermaids of Lake Superior. Read full book review >

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GIRL LAST SEEN by Heather Anastasiu
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2016

"The kind of dark, wild ride that begs to read in a single sitting. (Mystery/thriller. 14-18)"
Betrayals and lies surround a girl's mysterious disappearance. Read full book review >

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR - #RITAGH
by Bobbi Dumas

It’s an exciting week in the romance world! On Tuesday, RWA announced the finalists in the RITA and Golden Heart contests. (You can find the full list here.)

For those of you who may not know, the Golden Heart is Romance Writers of America’s contest for unpublished authors.

Some of my favorite authors and friends of Read-A-Romance made the RITA ...


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ALL THAT GLITTERS
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for The Gold-Son by Carrie Anne Noble

Cover Story: Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave
BFF Charms: Oda Mae Brown, Natalie Imbruglia
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Folkloric
Bonus Factor: Leprechauns
Anti-Bonus Factor: Awful Grownups
Relationship Status: Hiding My Valuables

Cover Story: Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

When first we practice to deceive … or ...


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ANNE HELEN PETERSEN
by Megan Labrise

When Anne Helen Petersen pitched Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman in 2015, famous female iconoclasts were having a massive moment.

Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck led the box office. Broad City and Girls ruled TV. Serena Williams dominated tennis. And Hillary Rodham Clinton on her way to becoming the 45th President of the ...


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MY CHILDREN'S BOOK GHOST FILE
by Julie Danielson

Over at NPR last week, I heard a pop culture critic talk (here) about what he calls his Ghost File, or the books, television shows, and movies he didn’t review during the year. “[I]t's the great frustration,” he said, “that every year I'm haunted by all the terrific things I haven't talked about … ...


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IN FULL FLIGHT WITH GREG PIZZOLI
by Julie Danielson

The start of a new year is always exciting for readers. We envision brand-spankin’-new books from our favorite authors and new artwork from illustrators whose work we love to see. Look past our shoulders and you’ll see crossed fingers that our favorite writers and artists have something in store for us.

Most surprising of all is when we get ...


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BOOK REVIEW

RUGGLES by Anne Fine
by Anne Fine, illustrated by Ruth Brown
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2004

"Readers will want to go with him. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The spirit of Harry the Dirty Dog lives on in this tribute to an old pooch with an unquenchable urge to roam. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS

"Done in lovely pictures by Helen Stone, and a rhythmic, repetitive prose patterned text, which reads aloud beautifully."
The idea is one that will appeal at the two and three year old level- of what the little cat thinks about the excitements of Christmas, the rattly paper, the tempting ribbons, the irresistible Christmas tree ornaments. Read full book review >