Search Results: "C.A. Heifner"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 17, 2012

"Adds little to our understanding of violent international drug smuggling."
Melodramatic account of a marijuana smuggler who switched sides. Read full book review >

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A RATHER LOVELY INHERITANCE by C.A. Belmond
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2007

"A pleasant jaunt through Europe, ruined by a gimmicky plot."
Plucky American tracks down an unexpected European inheritance in Belmond's debut. Read full book review >

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The Garan Divination by C.A. Breheny
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 2015

"Melodrama well complemented by fantastical notions; a springboard for what could be a first-rate series."
A woman discovers that she isn't merely dreaming of the past, but is actually traveling through time in her sleep in this debut fantasy. Read full book review >

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USEFUL FOOLS by C.A. Schmidt
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"A compelling, timely story. (author interview, author's note) (Fiction. YA)"
The war in Peru that lasted from 1980 to 1992 is virtually unknown to many of today's teen readers, but this story of love and loss among political upheaval will resonate despite the unfamiliar setting. Read full book review >

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CAUGHT IN THE SHADOWS by C.A. Haddad
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 13, 1992

"It's a shame she doesn't seem due for an encore."
Computer sleuth Becky Belski, of the Chicago consulting/snooping firm Resources, is called in to dish the dirt on Daryl and Lionel Aberdeen, a pair of socialites whose marriage went sour when (or even before) Daryl shot Lionel. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 2010

"A family-friendly combination of memoir and historical, Christian fiction, light on plot but with plenty of action and '50s Americana."
Set against the backdrop of '50s America, two childhood friends find one adventure after another during the most exciting and dangerous summer of their lives. Read full book review >

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UNCARVED by C.A. Caskabel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 16, 2016

"Much longer than the first but just as swiftly paced, this fantasy sequel should lock in readers for the long haul."
An orphan faces unrelenting challenges during a competition to decide which teen is worthy of becoming the Tribe leader in this continuation of Caskabel's (Drakon Book I, 2016) series.Read full book review >

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FUR BOYS by C.A. Newsome
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2017

"Another satisfying Lia Anderson mystery from a true talent of the genre."
Newsome (Muddy Mouth, 2016, etc.) pits Lia Anderson against a murderer in this latest installation of the Dog Park Mysteries. Read full book review >

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THE SIEVE by C.A. Caskabel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"A quick-paced, exhilarating story that, after only the first volume, is already epic."
In this debut novel—the start of a four-part fantasy series—a young boy and his peers endure the Tribe's harrowing trials to decide who will become fighters. Read full book review >

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Muddy Mouth by C.A. Newsome
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2016

"An entertaining and well-crafted addition to a dog-centric mystery series."
Newsome (Sneak Thief, 2015, etc.) returns to the adventures of artist and canine lover Lia Anderson. Read full book review >