Search Results: "Caren DeBernardo"


BOOK REVIEW

POSSESSION by Caren DeBernardo
Released: June 6, 2012

"A cut above other, more by-the-numbers thrillers."
In DeBernardo's first thriller, a psychologist works with the police to thwart a serial killer who may be stalking her. Read full book review >

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HOMECOMING by Caren Gussoff
Released: Nov. 7, 2000

"A tautly written, haunting tale of loneliness, alienation, and lost hopes and dreams."
A finely wrought first novel about a young woman who returns to her hometown upon being notified of the violent death of her older sister. Read full book review >

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THE WAVE by Caren Gussoff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 30, 2003

"Little deaths in the rain, in a first collection from novelist Gussoff (Homecoming, 2000)."
A strong novella and ten stories twisted and wrung dry. Read full book review >

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SACHIKO by Caren Stelson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"An important perspective on the atomic bombings, a controversial decision that continues to provoke passionate debate. (photo, maps, glossary, source notes, bibliography, further reading) (Biography. 12-18)"
Books about the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki for young people are plentiful, but very few focus on the hibakusha, survivors of the bombings, and this important biography notably fills that gap. Read full book review >

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IN A DIFFERENT KEY by John Donvan
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"An invaluable guide for those dealing with autism and an inspiring affirmation of every individual's contribution to 'the fabric of humanity.'"
How autism has been transformed over the past century into "a threat that stalk[s] the nation," giving pause to prospective parents. Read full book review >

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THE FIESTA DRESS by Caren McNelly McCormack
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"A well-defined glossary includes a succinct explanation of the quinceañera observance. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Everyone is busy getting ready for Eva's important quinceañera celebration, while younger sister, Lolo, once the lovable baby of the family, feels ignored. Read full book review >

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THE BIG LAW by Chuck Logan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"And what he serves up here is a satisfying throwback to the kind of suspense novel where complex people matter more than high-tech machines."
A crackerjack thriller and a second appearance for Phil Broker (The Price of Blood, 1997), tough ex-cop, hard-bitten Vietnam vet, and serious daddy. Read full book review >