Search Results: "Carol Culver"


BOOK REVIEW

A GOOD DAY TO PIE by Carol Culver
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 8, 2011

"This debut mystery from Culver (Rich Girl: A BFF Novel, 2008, etc.) will have cozy fans lining up for a second helping."
A small-town mystery proves that even a harmless piece of pie can be deadly. Read full book review >

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NEVER SAY PIE by Carol Culver
Released: Aug. 8, 2012

"Culver's latest charts new developments in Hanna and Sam's relationship, though it provokes fewer laughs than A Good Day to Pie (2011)."
Making consistently fabulous pies is the least of a local baker's problems when a critic who gave her a thumbs-down is murdered. Read full book review >

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BY ANY MEANS by Chris Culver
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 6, 2014

"Ash does eventually solve the case, though not to anyone's satisfaction. But even at the fade-out, it seems as if his family may have to wait a long time for his next quiet dinner with them."
An Indianapolis cop is pulled way outside his comfort zone—or deeper into it?—when he tangles with a sexual-slavery ring. Read full book review >

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MEASURELESS NIGHT by Chris Culver
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 28, 2015

"A riveting page-turner whose author is a worthy heir to the late Robert B. Parker."
In Culver's (Nine Years Gone, 2014, etc.) latest police thriller, a woman is killing the people who sent her husband to death row, and police detective Ash Rashid must stop her. Read full book review >

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BLANKIES by Carol Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"The cozy experience of love within these pages is palpable. (Board book. 1-2)"
A hymn of praise to a variety of blankies and security objects. Read full book review >

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ON THE WING by Carol Lerner
ANIMALS
Released: June 30, 2001

"This is super science, beautifully presented. (index) (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
"About five billion land birds from five hundred species leave their North American nesting area to spend the winter farther south," according to Lerner (My Indoor Garden, 1999, etc.), but that's only part of the story told in this remarkable look at bird migration. Read full book review >

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THE HARE AND THE TORTOISE by Carol Jones
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Jones (Hickory Dickory Dock, 1992, etc.) provides a sophisticated orchestration of a simple tune. (Picture book/folklore. 4-8)"
The hare is the biggest braggart in the forest. Read full book review >

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PLANTS THAT MAKE YOU SNIFFLE AND SNEEZE by Carol Lerner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Attractive and useful. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
The author of several fine natural history books describes the pollens responsible for ``hay fever.'' It's not hay but trees, bushes, grasses, and weeds that produce the airborne pollen that causes sufferers to cough, wheeze, and exhibit cold symptoms. Read full book review >

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THE WISHCATCHERS by Carol Christie
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Readers probably won't wish for a sequel. (Fantasy. 7-11)"
Familiar plot elements of the new girl in town, the girl bully and the girl with imagination and belief in magic characterize this friendship/magical-realism story from a Scottish publisher. Read full book review >