Search Results: "Becky Aikman"


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OFF THE CLIFF by Becky Aikman
NON-FICTION
Released: June 27, 2017

"For fans of the iconic film, Aikman provides everything you wanted to know about it and then some."
The hidden story of Thelma & Louise. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"A compassionate narrative about how one group of friends helped each other thrive after the deaths of their spouses."
How to cope with tragedy with the help of good friends. Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 2014

"A perfect graduation gift for young women—but the advice is applicable to all."
Mixed-media artist and debut author Blades combines wit with sincere counsel in an innovative scrapbook format. Read full book review >

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SISTERHOOD OF THE NIGHT by Becky Usry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Although Usry's story includes tales of rogue cops, Washington blackmail, and murder, its matter-of-fact tone, a deliberate brake on sensationalism, robs it of the force that could make it a powerful tool in her campaign. (Author tour)"
An entreaty from a courageous, or perhaps foolhardy, woman who launched a campaign to help prostitutes come in from the cold. Read full book review >

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THE STORYSPINNER by Becky Wallace
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 3, 2015

"An overlong and overcrowded but action-packed beginning. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
A circus girl attempts a balancing act when she gets involved in feudal politics and ancient magic. Read full book review >

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MISSING by Becky Citra
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2011

"Even with all that, it's not bad overall, but still—better to tell only one story and do it well. (Mystery. 8-12)"
After several years of rootlessness following her mother's death, Thea and her Dad start to find a home for themselves when he takes a job renovating an old guest ranch in the Canadian Cariboo. Read full book review >

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DUKE'S DEN by Becky Citra
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Sweet and lively. (Fiction. 8-11)"
An 11-year-old girl does her best to protect her mom's new tenants as they run an animal-rescue center out of the basement. Read full book review >

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THE GENTLEMEN'S CLUB by Becky Due
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 15, 2003

"Achingly sincere, angry and socially minded."
After years of abuse a young woman takes back her life. Read full book review >

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THE GRIFFIN OF DARKWOOD by Becky Citra
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Solid worldbuilding makes this a believable, page-turning adventure. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
The son of a fantasy novelist finds himself in an adventure worthy of one of his mother's plots. Read full book review >

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THE SKYLIGHTER by Becky Wallace
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 22, 2016

"Melodrama and mindless violence make for a mediocre sequel. (Fantasy. 14-18)"
Future leaders of Santarem confront slavery and sacrifice in this sequel. Read full book review >

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RAGE AGAINST THE DYING by Becky Masterman
Released: March 12, 2013

"A scorching, humane first novel that reads as if Masterman's been sitting for a long time on some truly ugly secrets."
Masterman's gangbusters debut sets a retired FBI agent who thinks she's seen it all against a serial killer who provides new horrors she's never seen. Read full book review >

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A TWIST OF THE KNIFE by Becky Masterman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 21, 2017

"Against all odds, the harrowing back story and repeated doses of present-tense violence make the investigation not so much shocking as deeply, heart-wrenchingly sad. It'll be a long time before intrepid readers who enter Masterman's latest labyrinth shake off its suffocating spell."
Even though her father is hovering near death, Brigid Quinn, put out to pasture in Tucson, can't help responding to another request from her old FBI friend Laura Coleman (Rage Against the Dying, 2013) to help with a cold case that turns red-hot. Read full book review >