Search Results: "Carroll Williams"


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DON'T LOOK BACK by Vicki Tharp
Released: Nov. 19, 2011

"An entertaining but sometimes discordant blend of nerve-wracking fear and randy ooh-la-la."
A serial killer is just one of the men jockeying for the heroine's attention in this suspenseful, distracted romantic thriller. Read full book review >

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THROUGH THE WOODS by Emily Carroll
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: July 15, 2014

"A sure winner for any reader with a yen to become permanently terrified. Brilliant. (Graphic horror. 13-18)"
A print and Web comics artist offers five creep-out chillers (four new) with folk-tale motifs and thoroughly disquieting art. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 2012

"Readers beguiled with the Super Human trilogy can plunge immediately into the Quantum Prophecy trilogy, to which this has been a prequel. They will be glad they don't have to wait. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
The third in the Super Human series continues to deliver a high-octane blend of concept and action. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL IN BETWEEN by Sarah Carroll
Released: June 20, 2017

"The blend of dark and lovely will appeal to David Almond fans. (Fiction. 13-adult)"
A skillful debut presents a nuanced view of homelessness. Read full book review >

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Slum by Dan Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2016

"A surprisingly engaging soap-opera romance with a slum setting."
A New York philanthropist and Caribbean ex-stripper with a dying daughter discover new love and purpose together in this debut novel, the first installment of a trilogy. Read full book review >

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THE SHAPE STEALER by Lee Carroll
Released: March 5, 2013

"More and more scattershot, as memories of the firmly grounded, tightly knit, charming series opener recede into the murk."
Third entry in Carroll's urban fantasy series, following the somnambulistic The Watchtower (2011). Read full book review >

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THE ANNOTATED ALICE by Lewis Carroll
Released: Nov. 15, 1999

"As close to a definitive take on a classic work as anyone is likely to come."
A welcome, greatly expanded third edition of Gardner's beloved critical edition of Carroll's Victorian fairy tales. Read full book review >

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VENETIAN COUSINS by Stephen Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1995

"A beautifully crafted story with a fine mystery at the centerbut echoes of a masterpiece can never offer a vibrancy and energy like those the first time around."
Echoes of Brideshead Revisited in this British first novel mourning the loss of innocence and love in settings as baroque and evocative as Waugh's. Read full book review >

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SECRET FATHER by James Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2003

"Fine period thriller."
It's 1961, and three high-school friends cut class to attend the May Day rally in East Berlin in the last tense days before the wall goes up. Read full book review >

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DOWN CITY by Leah Carroll
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2017

"An honest and probing memoir of coming to terms with family."
A debut memoirist tells the story of her mother's brutal murder and her difficult relationship with her father, who followed his wife to the grave 14 years later. Read full book review >

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FROM THE TEETH OF ANGELS by Jonathan Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 1994

"But, although a bit thin, this is Carroll's fearless best since going mainstream."
While heaven must be stormed and knowledge wrested from Death or torn from the teeth of angels, the living are terribly scarred in this guided dream, a novel less grounded than the author's After Silence (1993). Read full book review >