Search Results: "Camille DeAngelis"


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MARY MODERN by Camille DeAngelis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 10, 2007

"The exposition is cumbersome, and the denouement devolves into slapstick, in DeAngelis's uneven debut."
Geneticist clones her own grandmother. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"Sure, the plot could stand some pruning, but DeAngelis (Mary Modern, 2007) cleverly conjures up a parallel—and fun!—supernatural world within our own, making Eve a memorable, imperfect heroine."
Elderly witch who uses her powers to seduce young men falls hard for a chap who bears an uncanny resemblance to a long-lost love. Read full book review >

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BONES & ALL by Camille DeAngelis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2015

"The book reads like a cheesy episode of Buffy, the Vampire Slayer."
Love is challenging for any species—but things get more complicated when you're a ghoul who wants to eat anyone who gets close to you. Read full book review >

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THE SHIMMERSHINE QUEENS by Camille Yarbrough
Released: Jan. 3, 1989

Angie learns to take pride in her African appearance and heritage. Read full book review >

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THE LITHIUM MURDER by Camille Minichino
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1999

"Everything else is old, borrowed, or blue."
When Michael Deramo, a custodian for the Charger Street laboratory, is found garrotted to death shortly after agreeing to accept $100,000 for forgetting an incriminating conversation he overheard about the lab's lithium program, Sgt. Read full book review >

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THE CARBON MURDER by Camille Minichino
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 8, 2004

"Okay, so Gloria's a bit on the pedantic side, and Minichino's idea of plotting is to toss in red herrings, then kill them off. But who could argue with such a deft handling of radiation therapy, contrary in-laws, and middle-age spread?"
Nanotechnology simplified for the horsy set. Read full book review >

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CHARLOTTE THE SCIENTIST IS SQUISHED by Camille Andros
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Loads of charm methodically delivered. (Picture book. 6-8)"
How to find the peace and quiet needed for serious research? Use the scientific method! Read full book review >

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THE ART OF FORGETTING by Camille Noe Pagán
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2011

"A pleasant but transparent primer on self-esteem."
In an underweight debut, needy Marissa learns to love herself and take control. Read full book review >

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IN HIS ARMS by Camille Laurens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 13, 2004

"Navel—or, rather, vagina—gazing loaded with literary pretensions."
A prizewining French bestseller tells of a woman obsessed with one man. It's framed within her story of a woman's obsession with men in general. Or maybe it's vice versa. Read full book review >

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GUIDEBOOK TO RELATIVE STRANGERS by Camille T. Dungy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 13, 2017

"Forthright, entertaining, often potent essays that successfully intertwine personal history and historical context regarding black and white in America."
A poet explores her experiences as a mother, teacher, black woman, and "conscientious outsider." Read full book review >

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THE SNOW RABBIT by Camille Garoche
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"A silent, magical encounter. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Subtle nuances of light and color lend a delicate beauty to the illustrations for this wordless tale of a rescued wild creature who returns the favor. Read full book review >

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THE RIVER, BY MOONLIGHT by Camille Marchetta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"An uncomplicated but intriguing read portraying the interconnectedness of people, the effects of grief and depression and the power of hope."
A personal misfortune set against a backdrop of global crisis. Read full book review >