Search Results: "Brittany Geragotelis"


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LIFE'S A WITCH by Brittany Geragotelis
Released: July 9, 2013

"There isn't enough magic in the world to make this a good book. (Paranormal chick lit. 12 & up)"
Geragotelis' Wattpad project-turned-series continues with another underwhelming entry. Read full book review >

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WHAT THE SPELL? by Brittany Geragotelis
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Readers will need a memory spell to remember this after they're finished. (Paranormal chick lit. 14 & up)"
A little magic might have elevated this book's shallow, unrealistic characters and clichéd plot, which originated with the author's Wattpad project, Life's a Witch. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"Stickily sentimental and often unconvincing—more a memorial than a memoir."
Debut memoirist Price regales us with Life Lessons learned from a rustic Yoda named Jeanne. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON BRITTANY SHORES by Jean-Luc Bannalec
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 26, 2016

"Like his debut (Death in Brittany, 2015), the hero's second adventure is judicious in parceling out attention to character, setting, and, most of all, plot."
A triple murder opens a new world to Commissaire Georges Dupin of the Concarneau police. Read full book review >

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DEATH IN BRITTANY by Jean-Luc Bannalec
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 30, 2015

"Dupin's debut, published first in Germany and then in Britain, holds the promise of more pleasant puzzlers from the scenic north of France."
Commissaire Georges Dupin scratches his head over the death of a 91-year-old Breton hotelier. Read full book review >

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THE LAST OF AUGUST by Brittany Cavallaro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"This muddled mystery rests on elaborate machinations with disproportionate motivations, but the emotional odyssey should satisfy readers seeking a contemporary, teenage take on the Baker Street pair. (Mystery. 14 & up)"
A duo becomes a trio and tries to settle family feuds in this relationship-focused crime caper sequel to A Study in Charlotte (2016). Read full book review >

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OOLA by Brittany Newell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2017

"A dreamy and provocative exploration of sex, privilege, and self-discovery."
Two young artists fall for one another in this twisted debut, testing the boundaries between love, obsession, and identity. Read full book review >

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A STUDY IN CHARLOTTE by Brittany Cavallaro
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2016

"An explosive mystery featuring a dynamic duo. (Mystery. 14-18)"
Watson's and Holmes' descendants try to live up to and with their ancestors' legacies in this debut. Read full book review >

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"Although this whimsical tale may comfort toddlers missing their balloons, some eco-conscious parents may object to its premise."
Author Chou and illustrator Bartolanzo offer this charming tale of a floating boy who follows his lost balloon. Read full book review >

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WILD AND PRECIOUS LIFE by Deborah Ziegler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A graceful and touching gift of love and posthumous devotion from mother to daughter."
A mother's loving tribute to a daughter struggling with terminal brain cancer who desired to die with dignity. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 2008

"A charming travel memoir showing how comfort can sometimes be gleaned from the unfamiliar."
Fiction writer Greenside (I Saw a Man Hit His Wife, 1996) charts the unlikely trek that led him to purchase a house in the scenic hamlet of Plobien, France. Read full book review >