Search Results: "Camilla Grebe"


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THE ICE BENEATH HER by Camilla Grebe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 27, 2016

"A tour de force that lifts its author to the front rank among the increasingly crowded field of Nordic noir."
Veteran co-author Grebe (More Bitter Than Death, with Åsa Träff, 2013, etc.) takes her first solo turn in this tale of three troubled souls linked by a horrific crime—and what a turn it is. Read full book review >

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MORE BITTER THAN DEATH by Camilla Grebe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 18, 2013

"Siri is an interesting heroine, but this case, like her debut (Some Kind of Peace, 2012), lacks the core of cold logic that fuels the best of the recent flowering of Scandinavian thrillers."
A second round of homicide, troubled patients and scarcely less troubled personal relationships for Stockholm psychotherapist Siri Bergman. Read full book review >

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SOME KIND OF PEACE by Camilla Grebe
Released: July 10, 2012

"The levelheaded heroine adds welcome gravitas to the professional-woman-in-distress scenario, though the solution is a major letdown. First in a series."
Two Swedish sisters, a psychologist (Träff) and a thriller writer (Grebe), collaborate on—what else?—a thriller about a Stockholm psychologist. This novel was first published in Sweden in 2009. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"The final shots of costumed dancers onstage is nevertheless inspiring, making this excellent book the one that supportive adults will press into the arms of the artistic aspirants they care about most deeply. (glossary) (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
Jessel (The Kitten Book, 1992, etc.) views a typical year in the life of pupils at England's Royal Ballet School, from successful audition to daily training for what most of them hope will be stardom somewhere on the international ballet stage. Read full book review >

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SWEETNESS IN THE BELLY by Camilla Gibb
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 20, 2006

"A poem to belief and to the displaced—humane, resonant, original, impressive."
A white Muslim woman's affecting spiritual and emotional quests, as a misfit in two cultures. Read full book review >

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WILLOW AT CHRISTMAS by Camilla Ashforth
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Her lyrical story is calm and simple, with Willow leading the way (at least in his corner of Paradise) to peace on earth, good will to bears. (Picture book. 2-5)"
This third story from Ashforth about Willow the teddy bear (Willow on the River; Willow by the Sea, p. 642) details a snowy, old-fashioned holiday season at Paradise Farm, which must surely be located somewhere near the Hundred Acre Wood. Read full book review >

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FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS by Camilla Gryski
NONFICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Reference list of basic techniques and hints for fixing mistakes. (Nonfiction. 7+)"
Friendship bracelets (or ``wish bracelets'') are miniature pieces of macrame, usually made from multicolored embroidery floss- -in a skill that children often pass along in true folk-craft fashion. Read full book review >

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MOUTHING THE WORDS by Camilla Gibb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"Brilliant and unsettling: one of the creepiest coming-of-age stories since The Butcher Boy."
A rather disturbing comic novel by newcomer Gibb depicts an unhappy childhood in an oddly jolly tone. Read full book review >

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THE DROWNING by Camilla Läckberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Filled with Hitchcock-ian twists, Läckberg's latest mesmerizes."
After publishing his debut novel to critical acclaim, Christian Thydell seems terribly anxious. Could his novel hold the clues to a mystery? Read full book review >

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THE PRICE OF SILENCE by Camilla Trinchieri
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2007

"Prolific as Trella Crespi and Camilla T. Crespi (The Trouble with a Hot Summer, 1997, etc.), Trinchieri here debuts most auspiciously as herself."
Dark secrets trigger the bizarre murder of a young foreign student. Read full book review >

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THE BEAUTY OF HUMANITY MOVEMENT by Camilla Gibb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 21, 2011

"As a history told through food, this is very good; as a novel, it lacks a little savor."
London born, Toronto-based novelist Gibb (Sweetness in the Belly, 2006, etc.) focuses her latest novel on a group of dissident 1950s artists and what the ruthless regime did to them. Read full book review >