Search Results: "Cathy Kelly"


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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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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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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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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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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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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 MURDER OF BIGGIE SMALLS by Cathy Scott
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"A compelling tale that hits some snags but reveals an exotic world based in greed, violence, and the need for self-expression."
A thorough report on the investigation of the drive-by shooting of one of rap music's top stars. Read full book review >