Search Results: "Catherine Lloyd"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE BEAGLE by Catherine Lloyd Burns
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Readers will find this journey back to contentment both fully believable and emotionally resonant. (Fiction. 9-13)"
This is another sad book with a dog on the cover—but it isn't a story about a dog. Read full book review >

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DEATH COMES TO KURLAND HALL by Catherine Lloyd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 24, 2015

"A saucy tale of love and murder, Regency style."
A squabbling pair of Regency sleuths is presented with a complicated case. Read full book review >

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DEATH COMES TO THE VILLAGE by Catherine Lloyd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 26, 2013

"A Regency Rear Window whose chair-bound hero and the woman who civilizes him generate a few sparks worthy of Darcy and Elizabeth. But even the harder-edged elements of gambling, drug use and suicidal obsession can't set this period debut on fire."
Burglary and a missing person report disrupt the quiet of Kurland St. Mary in 1816. Read full book review >

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DEATH COMES TO LONDON by Catherine Lloyd
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 25, 2014

"Lucy's second case (Death Comes to the Village, 2013) is a pleasant combination of Regency romance and mystery that evokes fond memories of Georgette Heyer, even if it can't match her charm or depth of characterization."
The London season promises more than husband-hunting for an accomplished amateur sleuth. Read full book review >

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THE HALF-TRUE LIES OF CRICKET COHEN by Catherine Lloyd Burns
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"May reassure readers with aging relatives facing Alzheimer's. (Fiction. 10-12)"
A grandmother and granddaughter's shared escapade bares unhappy truths. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2006

"Biting and funny, yet still tender and touching."
Nicely mingling wit and wisdom, television actress Burns crafts a memoir about being a daughter, becoming a mother and coming to terms with the gap between what you want and what you get. Read full book review >

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MR. PUSSKINS AND LITTLE WHISKERS by Sam Lloyd
ANIMALS
Released: May 20, 2008

"Feline fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mr. Pusskins may have met his match in this amusing sequel to Mr. Pusskins: A Love Story (2007). Read full book review >

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CATHERINE LACEY
by Vincent Scarpa

Ask Catherine Lacey for the origin story of her new novel, The Answers, and she won’t hesitate to give you the short answer: back pain. More specifically, an inexplicable and persistent back pain that greeted her in the midst of an emotionally turbulent period in her life marked by loss, upheaval, and complication; a time which occasioned, for Lacey, a ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE CARBON DIARIES 2015 by Saci Lloyd
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 22, 2009

"Enough, at least. (Science fiction. 13-15)"
With eco-thrillers rapidly becoming the new vampire romance, it takes a special one to stand out. Read full book review >

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THE GAWGON AND THE BOY by Lloyd Alexander
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"I had some reluctance about being educated')—a quietly zany tribute to the power of stories. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A sweet tale of imagination and intergenerational friendship on the cusp of the Depression. Read full book review >

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THE IRON RING by Lloyd Alexander
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1997

"Laugh-out-loud humor leavens the story to perfection. (Fiction. 4-8)"
A complex tale of honor and adventure, love and compassion, that shines with the dusky richness of an oriental tapestry. Read full book review >

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THE ARKADIANS by Lloyd Alexander
FANTASY
Released: June 1, 1995

When Lucian, a young bean counter in the palace of King Bromios of Arkadia, discovers that the royal soothsayers are fleecing the treasury, he is forced to run for his life. Read full book review >