Search Results: "Caprice Crane"


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STUPID AND CONTAGIOUS by Caprice Crane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 12, 2006

"Crane's witty romantic comedy debut will be best appreciated by those raised on a steady diet of MTV."
Two 20-something New Yorkers squabble and flirt their way across the country. Read full book review >

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FAMILY AFFAIR by Caprice Crane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Has some biting moments, but Brett and Layla's often silly problems don't always make for compelling conflict."
Coming-of-age comedy meets Gen Y love story in this tale of a rough patch in a young marriage, made worse by the wife's extremely close connection to his family. Read full book review >

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WITH A LITTLE LUCK by Caprice Crane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 26, 2011

"Satisfying romantic comedy minus a too-sweet aftertaste."
Superstitious young woman has doubts about her latest boyfriend. Read full book review >

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FORGET ABOUT IT by Caprice Crane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 27, 2007

"Comic bon-bon with a heroine who finds herself after (nearly) losing her mind."
Young woman vexed over the direction that her so-called life has taken fakes amnesia after a bike accident, in hopes of making a fresh start. Read full book review >

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POSTER BOY by Dede Crane
CLASSICS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"It's a three-hankie weeper. (Fiction. YA)"
Cruising along on the fringes of stoner life is cool with 16-year-old Gray Fallon. Read full book review >

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YOU MUST BE THIS HAPPY TO ENTER by Elizabeth Crane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Too often exalts glibness over insight."
Bad reality-TV concepts and self-help jargon dog the protagonists of Crane's third collection (All This Heavenly Glory, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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SYMPATHY by Dede Crane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 12, 2006

"An affecting work with a ring of authenticity."
Crane's intensely engrossing, well-wrought debut explores an unorthodox relationship between a trauma victim and her doctor in Washington, D.C. Read full book review >

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SOLD TO MISS SEETON by Hamilton Crane
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"So although this entry in the long-running series (Miss Seeton Rules, 1994, etc.) has more mystification and less pottering about the village than usual, you'd need a Ouija board to put together the pieces before, or even after, Miss Seeton."
A crime wave in Miss Emily Seeton's placid corner of Kent? Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 2, 2011

"This quick read is a mixed bag of dark, disturbing stories, with a couple of literary gems."
A collection of contemporary short stories with some touches of magic realism. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1997

"Long and densely packed, but full of revelations about this important avatar of American Modernism. (illustrations, not seen)"
From the poet Hart Crane's surviving 1,200 letters, a choice selection of 350 (141 published for the first time, and others for the first time in full) that shed substantial light on his creative process, his aesthetics, and the key moments of his life. Read full book review >