Search Results: "Bruce Littlefield"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"A sincere first effort that aims to chip away at stereotypes surrounding same-sex parents."
With the assistance of Littlefield (co-author: The Truth Advantage: The 7 Keys to a Happy and Fulfilling Life, 2011, etc.), Wahls writes about growing up as the son of gay parents in the heartland. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2003

"The business she's in is almost beside the point: Corcoran could be selling plumbing supplies, and the story would still fly."
A New York City real-estate bigwig ebulliently describes the creation and life of her business, pegging her account to anecdotally rich advice acquired at her mother's knee. Read full book review >

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HANGING BY A THREAD by Sophie Littlefield
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Intriguing and entertaining. (Paranormal mystery. 12 & up)"
Clare's paranormal ability to experience the past when she touches clothing involves her in a murder mystery. Read full book review >

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UNFORSAKEN by Sophie Littlefield
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"An unnecessary sequel that adds little. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
Billed as a "companion," this is not so much a sequel to Banished (2010) as it is a retread. Read full book review >

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HOUSE OF GLASS by Sophie Littlefield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"While a solidly constructed book, certain headlines deserve respect and distance, and some may consider Littleton's account exploitative."
Littlefield (Garden of Stones, 2013, etc.) draws facts from a true crime to create a novel about vicious intruders who invade an upper-class family's home in Calumet, Minn. Read full book review >

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PROSPECT by Bill Littlefield
Released: April 3, 1989

Gentle, bighearted baseball novel in which The Game and A Good Woman waft new spirit into an old man's soul. Read full book review >

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A BAD DAY FOR SCANDAL by Sophie Littlefield
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 21, 2011

"If we all had mothers like Stella, this would be a better world. Fans of quirky mysteries straddling the line between tough and funny need to grab a Littlefield pronto."
A pair of female crime-stoppers mete out vigilante justice. Read full book review >

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THE MISSING PLACE by Sophie Littlefield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A satisfying, icy thriller."
A dark tale of two mothers seeking their sons, dead or alive. Read full book review >

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BANISHED by Sophie Littlefield
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"A weak ending with an irritating wait-a-minute-I-forgot-something moment leaves room for a sequel. (Paranormal. YA)"
In this formulaic, not-even-barely credible supernatural thriller decorated with stock characters and tiresome chases, high-school sophomore Hailey Tarbell has lived her entire life as an outcast, along with her drug-dealing grandmother and her developmentally challenged foster brother, in small-town Gypsum, Mo. Read full book review >

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A BAD DAY FOR PRETTY by Sophie Littlefield
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 8, 2010

"If you like a little mystery with your romance, Stella (A Bad Day for Sorry, 2009) is the gal for you. Readers who prefer crime to cute may want to give her a pass."
An amateur sleuth finds a corpse almost as fascinating as the sheriff's blue eyes. Read full book review >

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INFECTED by Sophie Littlefield
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Meant to be a fast-paced teen thriller, this instead is a derivative novel that is readable but all-too-familiar. (Thriller. 14-18)"
This is a tale with all the elements popular in this phase of 21st-century teen lit, ranging from first (but oh-so-true) love to Eastern European bad guys to the age-old supermensch. Read full book review >