Search Results: "Ashlyn Macnamara"


BOOK REVIEW

A MOST DEVILISH ROGUE by Ashlyn Macnamara
ROMANCE
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"An imperfect yet satisfying romance."
George, a wounded rogue, rescues the son of Isabelle, a ruined gentlewoman, from drowning and then must rescue him again from abductors. As the two work together to find her son, their lives and emotions become entwined. Read full book review >

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ARE WE THERE, YETI? by Ashlyn Anstee
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 21, 2015

"A nifty take on the perennial question 'Are we there, yet(i)?' and a prerequisite read-aloud before a first class field trip.(Picture book. 4-8)"
Good things come to those who wait. Read full book review >

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MY WILD IRISH DRAGON  by Ashlyn Chase
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A fun, readable, if predicable paranormal romance that explores a world beyond vampires and your typical run-of-the-mill animal shape-shifting species."
Chloe Arish has a single goal in her new life in Boston, and Ryan Fierro is the only person who can get in her way. Read full book review >

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NEVER DARE A DRAGON by Ashlyn Chase
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Inventive but lacks a clear direction."
A paranormal romance in which two beings born of fire—a dragon shifter and a phoenix shifter—battle a band of criminals and a long-distance relationship. Read full book review >

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NO, NO, GNOME! by Ashlyn Anstee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"A lighthearted glimpse into a hyperactive, impulsive tot's world and a possible learning tool to encourage social-emotional growth. (Picture book. 4-8)"
It's time to harvest the school garden, and a young gnome has difficulty controlling his excitement. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BOOK OF INTRUSIONS by Desmond MacNamara
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 17, 1994

"A gentle skewering of a lot of sacred cows with lots to amuse, though the good times often get lost in the dense mists of Irish history."
Irish biographer MacNamara's first novel: an elaborate Celtic sendup of literary pretensions filled with what's described as ``utter and hopefully pleasant nonsense.'' The title, a mischievous pun on the revered The Book of Invasions (``a compilation of records from early Irish mss.''), sets the tone for this long Irish shaggy-dog story—the story of Mountmellick and MacGilla, two characters who escape from limbo, which, ``by Vatican decree or omission, [had become] tenantless,'' subsequently to be occupied by ``characters from unpublished novels, filmscripts, narrative poems and other sources of synthetic personality.'' The escaped pair take over a writer's mind as a first step to the gaining of immortality previously denied them. Read full book review >