Search Results: "Celine Kiernan"


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INTO THE GREY by Celine Kiernan
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"A gripping, highly original ghost story. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Irish fantasist Kiernan (The Poison Throne, 2010, etc.) explores the dynamics of love and loss. Read full book review >

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PET IN PERIL by Marie Celine
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"Although Celine keeps the killer hidden till the end, her scatterbrained heroine's antics become ever more trying in this day-at-the-beach cozy."
A pet chef leaves no mystery unsolved. Read full book review >

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, MURDER! by Marie Celine
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2016

"A run-of-the-mill cozy with many too many confusing storylines."
A pet chef's dream job is derailed by murder. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2013

"An inspiring account of how people can respond with their best when called upon."
A fresh take on the secret city built in the mountains of Tennessee as part of the Manhattan Project during World War II. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 11, 2010

"A good-hearted and hardheaded appeal."
An award-winning journalist offers a prescription for a nation adrift: citizen initiatives on behalf of the common good. Read full book review >

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THE LAST MRS. ASTOR by Frances Kiernan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 21, 2007

"Proficient, but too heavily based on Astor's own memoir, Footprints (1980), to be terribly revelatory—or interesting."
Former New Yorker editor Kiernan (Seeing Mary Plain, 2000) pussyfoots around the life of New York philanthropist, society lady and writer Brooke Astor. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"One-dimensional characters undermine the potential drama of life within a castle."
The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Vanderbilts. Read full book review >

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SEEING MARY PLAIN by Frances Kiernan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2000

"All in all, though, the definitive life of McCarthy, comprehensive in scope and scrupulously researched. (16 pages photos, not seen)"
An extraordinary biography of the late essayist and novelist (1912—89) by a former fiction editor of The New Yorker. Read full book review >

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Mind Travel In Other Worlds by Celine Theresa Marks
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: April 26, 2016

"A hefty, expansive exploration of New Age spirituality, not for the uninitiated."
A metaphysical guide focuses on navigating one's inner realm and exploring other planes and facets of existence. Read full book review >

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VOICES FOR PEACE by Anna Kiernan
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Breaths of restraint amid the war whoops, and a sense of hope that understanding the roots of the problem rather than scorching the earth is the path to a durable peace."
Humane, thoughtful, and just ways of reacting to September 11, edited by Kiernan (Essex Univ., United Kingdom). Read full book review >

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Shameless by Susan Kiernan-Lewis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2014

"The characters are thinly defined in this thriller, but the pace is nonstop."
The gritty violence of a human-trafficking ring in Atlanta takes center stage in the second volume of this romantic suspense series. Read full book review >