Search Results: "Cate Tiernan"


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DARKEST FEAR by Cate Tiernan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"This lackluster addition to the bloated teen-paranormal-romance genre has nothing new to offer. (Paranormal romance. 13-18)"
The first book in Tiernan's Birthright series (Eternally Yours, 2012, etc.) is both predictable and unoriginal. Read full book review >

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ETERNALLY YOURS by Cate Tiernan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"A satisfying series-ender. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
The engaging final installment in the series that began with Immortal Beloved (2010) reveals new information about the world of the immortals and ties up loose ends. Read full book review >

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DARKNESS FALLS by Cate Tiernan
FANTASY
Released: Jan. 2, 2012

"Another successful blend of sarcasm, pathos and magick. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
This follow-up to Immortal Beloved (2010) amps up the romance as ex-bad-girl immortal Nastasya continues her rehabilitation. Read full book review >

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IMMORTAL BELOVED by Cate Tiernan
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"The ending is anticlimactic, but more action is sure to follow in the trilogy's next two volumes. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Despite the title, romance plays a relatively small role in this tale of compassion, rehabilitation and magick. Read full book review >

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TWIG BENDERS by Cate Bailey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2014

"An often engaging look at the daily lives of those in a thankfully bygone era."
Young-adult readers will enjoy the memorable characters in Bailey's fictionalized memoir about her small-town childhood in segregated 1950s Kentucky. Read full book review >

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JUST A SUMMER FLING  by Cate Cameron
ROMANCE
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A bright, warm, intelligent love story from a promising new voice in romance."
Invited to Vermont by a Hollywood acquaintance, movie star Ashley Carlsen meets local handyman Josh Sullivan, who has a reputation as a local player but doesn't seem to want anything to do with her.Read full book review >

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THE WORLD BENEATH by Cate Kennedy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"An intricately written novel with an ironic eye for modern vulnerability in the face of a primordial wilderness."
In this debut novel from Australian Kennedy (Dark Roots, 2008, etc.), a father takes his estranged daughter on a trek through the Tasmanian wilderness that proves spiritually, mentally and physically grueling, and not just for them. Read full book review >

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DONOR 23 by Cate Campbell Beatty
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A quick, exciting read that will appeal to fans of post-apocalyptic tales."
In this dystopian New Adultthriller, a woman bred to donate her body parts must flee her oppressive society before they can take her heart. Read full book review >

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YIELD by B.J. Tiernan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 14, 2016

"An absorbing, heart-wrenching tale of love, belonging, and self-acceptance."
Tiernan (Standing on a Whale, 2014) blends historical anxieties with concerns universal to all of humanity in this literary romance.Read full book review >

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Zip by Roxsane Tiernan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 20, 2015

"An oversummarized memoir that shortchanges its subject's inspiring life story."
Tiernan (Celebrate Japan, 1990) relates a life filled with turmoil, tragedy, persistence, and triumph.Read full book review >

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FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE by Curtis Cate
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 25, 2005

"A touch more readable than Ronald Hayman's Nietzsche (1980) and more current than Walter Kaufmann's Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist (1974), both of which Cate complements but does not displace."
For the nonspecialist and philosophical adept as well: an accessible, anecdotally rich life of the "trenchant idealist" who turned philosophical idealism upside-down. Read full book review >