Search Results: "April Genevieve Tucholke"


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WINK POPPY MIDNIGHT by April Genevieve Tucholke
Released: March 22, 2016

"Bottom line? Beware of girls who read books…. (Suspense. 12 & up)"
Balancing between possibly paranormal and just plain disturbing, Tucholke walks a fine, spine-chilling line. Read full book review >

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BETWEEN THE SPARK AND THE BURN by April Genevieve Tucholke
Released: Aug. 14, 2014

"Darkly romantic and evocative. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
After a heady summer full of romance and danger, Violet's quiet seaside life seems dull, leaving her wishing for the return of the beautiful and dangerous Redding brothers (Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, 2013). Read full book review >

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SLASHER GIRLS & MONSTER BOYS by April Genevieve Tucholke
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"Gross, creepy fun. (Horror short stories. 13-17)"
Murderous neighbors, creepy bathtubs, and lots of blood. Everywhere. Read full book review >

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BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA by April Genevieve Tucholke
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 15, 2013

"A sumptuous, if soulless romance; here's hoping for a little more heart in the sequel. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
When their money runs out, Violet White decides to rent out the guesthouse behind her family's aging estate, but she is not prepared for the new tenant, who is either part god or all devil. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 3, 2003

"Pays thoughtful tribute to a woman who believed in spiritual and educational empowerment."
Meticulously balanced if dry account of the Catholic nun who turned a down-and-out Belfast school for girls into one of the best in Europe. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 1990

Whatever this pedestrian text may be, it's not the eyewitness testimony of a significant player in the cautionary drama of Drexel Burnham. Read full book review >

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I BELIEVE IN GENEVIEVE by Jenny Craig
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 2013

"Grandmas who believe in the Jenny Craig weight-loss program are the only possible market for this book. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Weight-loss guru Craig offers lifestyle advice for children wrapped up in a sugary junk-food version of a pony story. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2003

"History as it should be: informative but also lively, thrilling, and hugely entertaining."
A vivid, dramatic account of conspiracy and murder in 15th-century Florence. Read full book review >

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APRIL RISING by Corene Lemaitre
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"An equal mix of wacky humor and pathos—and an amiable first effort."
A quirky first novel, teetering on the edge of silliness, that nevertheless offers an incisive look at family relationships. Read full book review >

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APRIL 1865 by Jay Winik
NON-FICTION
Released: April 4, 2001

"Serves both as an engaging Civil War history and an object lesson in unanimity, goodwill, and civic duty. (photos and maps)"
A history of the last days of the Civil War. Read full book review >

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CRUEL APRIL by Neil Albert
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 10, 1995

"Albert's best book yet."
Somewhere between Miami, where she called to let him know she was boarding the plane, and Philadelphia, where he waited in vain for her to get off, PI Dave Garrett's girlfriend Kate McMahan disappeared. Read full book review >

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RED APRIL by Santiago Roncagliolo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 28, 2009

"An angry, despairing dispatch, punctuated with illiterate notes from a killer and equally meaningless reports in bureaucratic doublespeak, from a land torn apart by civil war and official denial."
A latter-day Candide gets a crash course in Peruvian terrorism and counter-terrorism in Roncagliolo's precocious debut, winner of the 2006 Alfaguara Prize. Read full book review >