Search Results: "Carina Burman"


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THE STREETS OF BABYLON by Carina Burman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 14, 2008

"A slow-moving mystery packed with Victorian flavor."
A Swedish novelist joins a Scotland Yard detective to solve a crime. Read full book review >

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PARADISE BY PARADISE by Howard Burman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2007

"A truly enjoyable comic tale with an emotional core."
Burman (The Secret Game, 2016, etc.) pieces together the life of a reclusive poet in this satirical novel.Read full book review >

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THE IMAGE OF OUR LORD by Edward Burman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 23, 1991

"A thorny, intelligent medieval tale of nasty business in the name of religion."
A dark, entangled, eerily insinuating first novel concerning the labyrinthine power-politics of the 14th-century Roman Catholic Church, and the intricate knot of conspiracies among clashing clerics and kings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"A sharply perceptive look at the myths that constrain women.
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How culture teaches girls what it means to be female. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHIMMER by Raven Howell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"This verbal and visual treat portrays the evening as a lively and thought-provoking place of wonder."
A prolific children's poet offers an eclectic collection of nighttime pieces. Read full book review >

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SHE'S BEEN WORKING ON THE RAILROAD by Nancy Smiler Levinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"The black-and-white archival and contemporary photographs add excitement to this remarkable, unusual history. (b&w photos, notes, glossary, further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
When railroads came into use in America in the 1830s, they were ``owned, built, and run by men.'' In 1838, the first women became employed by the railroads in domestic service jobs. Read full book review >