Search Results: "Charlene Kate Kavanagh"


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GOING HOME by Charlene Kate Kavanagh
Released: Oct. 4, 2007

"This noble story of a Depression-era dog requires restructuring and tightening to shine."
A middle-grade reader about a little brown dog who goes from homeless stray to hero. Read full book review >

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THINGS WE HAVE IN COMMON by Tasha Kavanagh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"If you can stick with Yasmin until the end, the twists and turns are worth it."
A teenage outcast imagines what would happen if one of her classmates was abducted only to deal with confusing consequences when fantasy becomes reality in Kavanagh's debut novel. Read full book review >

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SECRET MUSES by Julie Kavanagh
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 20, 1997

"Both Ashton's wiles and his ballets make this irresistible reading. (24 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A slavishly detailed but lightsomely written life of the British ballet-maker. Read full book review >

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GAFF TOPSAILS by Patrick Kavanagh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1998

"Overall, however, this is a novel that strains too hard to impress, and sinks beneath its own weight of allusions and symbols."
A wealth of fascinating material and its author's lyrical prose style are the saving graces of this ponderous, overheated first novel from and about Newfoundland. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2013

"Duplessis' string of lovers was sufficiently fascinating to become the basis of books, plays and Verdi's opera. As a chronicle of French life, Kavanagh's book is great fun; as biography, it's scattered."
Intelligent Life contributing editor Kavanagh (Nureyev: The Life, 2007, etc.) attempts to sort out the biography of the short-lived Parisian courtesan Marie Duplessis (1824-1847). Read full book review >

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DON'T GET ME WRONG by Marianne Kavanagh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Kavanagh creates a story of family bonds and romantic misunderstandings that manages to be both heartwarming and heartbreaking."
Kim and Harry don't have anything in common—except their love of Kim's sister, Eva. Read full book review >

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I LOVE MY MAMA by Peter Kavanagh
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2003

"Lovely details will make this a special favorite for elephant fans. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Mother and baby elephant share their day stamping across the plains, taking a dip in the water, and finally snuggling into the tall grass. Read full book review >

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CONSIDER THE CROWS by Charlene Weir
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 6, 1993

"Overall: fairly standard stuff."
Former San Francisco cop Susan Wren, now a widow and the police chief in tiny, insular Hampstead, Kansas, discovers that Lynnelle—the poor waif found dead in the woods—thought local college math professor Carena Egersund was the birth-mother who relinquished her years before. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 21, 2016

"A frank, in-depth account of one woman's struggles in a controlling organization."
An author recounts her experiences with the religious group The Way International in this debut memoir. Read full book review >

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THE WINTER WIDOW by Charlene Weir
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 13, 1992

"A writer to watch."
This year's winner of ``St. Read full book review >

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HIGH by Charlene Quiram
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"An action-filled, often charming teen novel with a paranormal twist."
A teenage girl experiences exhilarating and troubling visions. Read full book review >