Search Results: "Aya Lancaster"


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CHRONICLES OF THE FALLEN by Aya Lancaster
Released: Oct. 21, 2011

"An unexpected and original take on the supernatural crime thriller."
A supernatural conspiracy thriller that offers readers a humanistic view of the spiritual realms of heaven and hell. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2013

"Valuable environmental insight—a conservationist's delight."
Lancaster's (Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, 2007, etc.) combination reference manual, how-to guide and environmental manifesto offers a wealth of information about "water stewardship" for gardens, landscaping and everyday household use. Read full book review >

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Death by Dog by Aya Walksfar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2016

"An engaging thriller about dogfighting that features two appealing heroines."
The Special Crimes Team must crack a new case that soon leads to murder in this fifth installment of a series. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"A quick read that tackles aging and domesticity with humor and insight."
A quirky, entertaining collection of essays about aging, drawn from the life of the author. Read full book review >

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TWISTED SISTERS by Jen Lancaster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"A meandering midsection—extended digressions on Godfather shtick, anyone?—may discourage some readers from persevering until the truly satisfying closing twist."
A TV psychologist shrinks from facing her own sibling rivalry issues. Read full book review >

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THE FUTURE WE LEFT BEHIND by Mike A. Lancaster
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"Technology aside, this future looks unimaginatively like the present, from university curriculum to social structures. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
This sequel to Human.4 (2012) portrays a not-exactly-science-y future. Read full book review >

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I REGRET NOTHING by Jen Lancaster
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2015

"Occasionally entertaining yet featherweight capers of an overweight woman trying to be cheery and carefree through her middle-age years."
How one woman tackled some of the things on her mid-40s bucket list. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2006

"Alternately appalling, aggravating and amusing."
Carrie Bradshaw meets Barbara Ehrenreich in this memoir about white-collar unemployment after the dot-com bubble burst. Read full book review >

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GIRLWOOD by Claire Dean
by Claire Dean, illustrated by Aya Kato
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 19, 2008

"The Lessons are writ large, but the tale itself is a wisp writ small. (Fiction. 12+)"
Despite its genuinely gorgeous cover and illustrations, this story and its characters never come to life on the page. Read full book review >

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HERE I GO AGAIN by Jen Lancaster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Quantum physics was never funnier. A great read."
In a whimsical twist on the Back to the Future scenario, a bully returns to her high school days to right some wrongs. Read full book review >