Search Results: "Cathy Kelly"


BOOK REVIEW

SOMEONE LIKE YOU by Cathy Kelly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2001

"Commonplace story, but bestselling UK novelist Kelly has a wonderful flair for characterization and a gentle sense of humor: an appealing debut on this side of the Atlantic."
Three women plus assorted lovers, husbands, and children. Read full book review >

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JUST BETWEEN US by Cathy Kelly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 3, 2006

"Sentimental and sweet. The Miller girls feel like old friends by the end of this well-rendered novel."
Four lasses try to balance love and life in modern Ireland. Read full book review >

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IT STARTED WITH PARIS by Cathy Kelly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Though Kelly is a skilled writer, the excess of storylines weighs heavy on the novel."
Planning for a wedding causes loss and regrets to bubble up to the surface in Kelly's (The House on Willow Street, 2013, etc.) new novel.Read full book review >

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WHAT SHE WANTS by Cathy Kelly
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2003

"Overlong but generally amiable second from Irish author Kelly (Someone Like You, 2001)."
Five heroines for the price of one. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE ON WILLOW STREET by Cathy Kelly
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"The characters, with all their detailed idiosyncrasies, are authentically portrayed, and the peregrinations of the complex plot make for a fascinating journey and an excellent read."
A novel for and about women, a tapestry woven of romance and mystery, secrets kept and revealed, hearts broken and mended, dreams shattered and realized as destinies are rediscovered. Read full book review >

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THE MYSTERY OF EATUM HALL by John Kelly
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A confection, but a delicious one. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Digital art in an accomplished, painterly style adds both noir atmosphere and plenty of sight gags to this tale of two unsuspecting gourmands who accept an invitation to a weekend's feasting at the home of a mysterious new neighbor. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Children aren't the only ones who will 'scoop' this up. (Picture book. 6-8)"
In a hilarious caper from the creators of Mystery at Eatum Hall (2004), a nearsighted cub reporter fumbles his way through an investigation, oblivious to the shenanigans going down on every side. Read full book review >

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WHEN, WHEN, WHEN WILL IT BE CHRISTMAS? by Cathy MacLennan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A pleasant but forgettable effort. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A slight, rather confusing Christmas story about a group of children in costume performing a Christmas pageant. Read full book review >

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CHICKY CHICKY CHOOK CHOOK by Cathy MacLennan
ANIMALS
Released: March 20, 2007

"The large type and elongated format add appeal and invite reading aloud and participation. (Picture book. 3-5)"
MacLennan's appealing cover immediately grabs attention with five, bright yellow chicks jigging against a brown background. Read full book review >

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I WANT A PET! by Cathy Morrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Good fun for very young animal lovers. (Picture book. 2-4)"
How do you find the perfect pet? Read full book review >

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THE BLITZ NEXT DOOR by Cathy Forde
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"Forde's a prolific U.K. writer and a welcome addition to our side of the pond. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
A boy's adventures in his new home include ghosts from the last world war. Read full book review >

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SCARLETT by Cathy Cassidy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"This blend of teen angst and the magical will most definitely appeal to middle-school girls. (Fiction. 11-15)"
Twelve-year-old Scarlett has been expelled from school one time too many following her parents' divorce, so her mother sends her to live with her father, who she hates. Read full book review >