Search Results: "Chase Novak"


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BROOD by Chase Novak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Novak ably combines realism and the supernatural, even if the result is sometimes too preposterous even for suspenders of disbelief."
Feral children, the result of fertility treatments gone horribly awry, roam the streets of Manhattan in Novak's hit-or-miss follow-up to Breed (2012).Read full book review >

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BREED by Chase Novak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"There may well be a massive popular readership for this gruesome tale (but not Scott Spencer's readers)."
A cautionary tale about the perils of fertility treatments turns into a gore fest for the strong of stomach. Read full book review >

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CHASE by Jessie Haas
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

"Haas's best yet for older readers. (Historical fiction. 12-14)"
When aptly named Phin Chase witnesses a murder in brutal Pennsylvania coal country in 1875, he knows at once he'll be blamed. Read full book review >

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THE CHASE by Janet Evanovich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Less funny than Evanovich's knockabout Stephanie Plum adventures but less mannered and annoying too: a comfy seriocomic caper just right for beach reading while you wait for the inevitable summer movie."
A second round of unlikely larceny for FBI agent Kate O'Hare and her prey and partner, nonpareil con man Nicolas Fox (The Heist, 2013). Read full book review >

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TEXAS! CHASE by Sandra Brown
Released: Feb. 1, 1990

The second in a trilogy of Lone Star melodramas (after Texas! Read full book review >

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THE CHASE by Clive Cussler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2007

"Thin characters, fat plot-holes, sluggish pacing and Cussler's signature clunky prose."
The smartest shamus on earth tracks the planet's cleverest lowlife in the latest to roll from the Cussler assembly line (Polar Shift, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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GOOSE CHASE by Patrice Kindl
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Running the gamut from quiet chuckles to laugh-out-loud guffaws, this promises delight in great profusion to generations of readers now and to come. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Kindl, who brought readers the perfectly droll Owl in Love (1993) and the magically metaphoric Woman in the Wall (1997), this time offers a winsome and wickedly funny fairytale fractured in multiple places. Read full book review >

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Pandora's Chase by Tyler Wandschneider
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An entertaining, epic sci-fi outing in compact form."
In this sci-fi debut, a teen in the year 3526 races to retrieve an artifact that's taken his little brother and has the capacity to destroy Earth. Read full book review >

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TAHOE CHASE by Todd Borg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A worthy follow-up in the long, enjoyable series of McKenna mysteries."
In Borg's (Tahoe Trap, 2012) latest thriller, Owen McKenna is back in action trying to solve the murder of an elderly woman. Read full book review >

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NOBLE CHASE by Michael Rudolph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2016

"A dandy debut novel featuring lawyers with both integrity and nautical skills."
A fast-moving legal thriller that's resolved on the high seas instead of in a courtroom. Read full book review >

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THE CHASE by Brenda Joyce
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2002

"A heaping helping of Joyce baloney."
In a change of pace from Joyce's usual pseudo-gothic fare (House of Dreams, 2001, etc.), heroine Claire Hayden goes from socialite to spy without breaking a nail. Read full book review >

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MOUSE CHASE by Vivian Sathre
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"The look is refreshingly uncluttered. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A real cat-and-mouse chase that races along in quick-stepping action sentences: ``Whiskers twitch./Mouse runs./Cat chases.'' Mouse hops onto a leaf on a gusty day and rides it up and out of Cat's clutches. Read full book review >