Search Results: "Cara Hoffman"


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SO MUCH PRETTY by Cara Hoffman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 15, 2011

"Hoffman wanders into the cow pasture a little too often, but the intersection of the lives of two smart young women with a shared consciousness turns what could have been a boring tale into something worth reading."
Hoffman's debut novel takes readers to the unsexy world of rural New York and a farming community with more than one secret. Read full book review >

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RUNNING by Cara Hoffman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"A haunting novel, original and deeply sad."
Three scrappy outsiders—inextricably bonded less by circumstance than by love—struggle to survive in the sweat-drenched underbelly of Athens' red light district in the late 1980s. Read full book review >

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BE SAFE I LOVE YOU by Cara Hoffman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2014

"Hoffman weaves an intricate plot, but a tendency to overwrite shadows her story, leaving the reader to make a complicated literary journey that, for some, may not be worth the effort."
Hoffman's (So Much Pretty, 2011) latest novel centers on a female soldier who comes home to a reality in which she feels alienated and out of sync. Read full book review >

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SECOND THOUGHTS by Cara Bertrand
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"For fans only. (Paranormal romance. 14-18)"
This second series installment finds Lainey, a girl who can kill with her thoughts, in her senior year at a posh school that caters to paranormal Sententia. Read full book review >

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LIVING ON IMPULSE by Cara Haycak
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Her transformation story brims with loss and forgiveness as she painfully discovers 'change can happen really fast for people' when they start making good choices instead of bad. (Fiction. 12-16)"
With her life spinning out of control, an unfocused teen searches for the person she wants to be and eventually finds her. Read full book review >

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WHERE I WANT TO BE by Cara DeVito
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"The plot meanders a mite, but it's an enjoyable wander, through territory too often given over to clichÇs. (Fiction. 12+)"
Sassy and restless, Kristie drives her half- brothers/guardians Kyle and Derrin nearly crazy with attention- grabbing stunts. Read full book review >

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I DID (BUT I WOULDN’T NOW) by Cara Lockwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2006

"No great shakes, but at least this one has bar fights, psycho exes, drug use and a constantly urinating dog to keep up reader morale."
The selfish sister of an uptight chick-lit heroine gets her own book. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE LATIN QUARTER by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2009

"Black at her peak, with rich historical background and a vivid sense of place supporting her compelling narrative."
Postcolonial politics and global commerce ignite the murder of a Haitian academic in Paris's bohemian Left Bank. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN PIGALLE by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 4, 2014

"Black's 15th shows Aimée just as determined as ever to live life on her own terms and stand up for those who can't."
Even an unplanned pregnancy can't slow down Paris detective Aimée Leduc (Murder Below Montparnasse, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >

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MURDER IN CLICHY by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"Although Aimée's imperiled romance sprawls, Black's fifth leaves plenty of room for puzzlement, along with her unique brand of Ambiance de Paris."
Her eyesight restored, Aimée Leduc investigates an ancient Asian mystery in modern-day Paris. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE RUE DE PARADIS by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2008

"Black's seventh takes longer to get in gear than an old Renault, and tastes less of Paris than earlier outings."
Murder spoils a reunion between French detective Aimée Leduc (Murder on the Ile Saint-Louis, 2007, etc.) and her lost love Yves Robert. Read full book review >