Search Results: "Catherine Lloyd"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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

A SNICKER OF MAGIC by Natalie Lloyd
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Although pacing is sometimes difficult, this tale offers all the other earmarks of fine storytelling, including colorful, eccentric characters, an original, highly likable narrator and a mighty 'spindiddly' plot. (Fantasy. 8-13)"
The protagonist of this debut joins a growing list of endearing young girls from the South, and it's an extra bonus that her new best friend and mentor is a boy whose method of transportation, without fanfare, just happens to be a wheelchair. Read full book review >

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THE GOLDEN DREAM OF CARLO CHUCHIO by Lloyd Alexander
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Though not his strongest, and adding little to his body of work, this may nevertheless please fans looking forward to one last adventure from the late author. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Fourteen-year-old orphan Carlo's daydreaming wreaks havoc in his uncle's warehouse in the port of Magenta. Read full book review >

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THE CARBON DIARIES 2017 by Saci Lloyd
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2010

"Captivating. (Science fiction. 12-15)"
Two years have passed since the Carbon Diaries 2015 (2009), and Laura just wants to play punk music. Read full book review >