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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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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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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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 NITROGEN MURDER by Camille Minichino
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 9, 2005

"Minichino's latest spin through the periodic table is a charmingly wry look at marriage the second, third and fourth time around. If only the plot didn't combust at the end."
Here comes the bride, but where's the groom? Read full book review >