Search Results: "Chris Cavender"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MISSING DOUGH by Chris Cavender
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Deep into this series (Killer Crust, 2012, etc.), Cavender hits his stride with a balance between ongoing plot and situational mystery, though longtime readers should have no trouble sussing out the guilty party."
An unwelcome ex brings trouble to sisters, who must investigate his murder to clear the names of those they love. Read full book review >

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A PIZZA TO DIE FOR by Chris Cavender
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2011

"Cavender (Pepperoni Pizza Can Be Murder, 2010, etc.) offers another slice of the same old pie—reasonable fare, but nothing to excite the taste buds."
Sisters can't stay out of trouble when their amateur sleuthing gets out of hand. Read full book review >

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PEPPERONI PIZZA CAN BE MURDER by Chris Cavender
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Cavender's second (A Slice of Murder, 2009) is a middle-of-the-road cozy featuring two pleasant sisters who get involved in some improbable situations."
A pizza-shop owner and her sister make it their business to track down a killer. Read full book review >

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KILLER CRUST by Chris Cavender
Released: Dec. 24, 2012

"A bit more abrupt in its pacing than Cavender's usual (Rest in Pizza, 2012, etc.), but that just proves that it's good to get to the point. The recipe following the story reads like product placement."
Two sisters get into trouble when the pizza-making contest they're involved in leads to murder. Read full book review >

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REST IN PIZZA by Chris Cavender
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2012

"Despite a predictable plot, the increasing mastery of action and flow suggest that Cavender (A Pizza to Die For, 2011, etc.) is hitting her stride."
Sisters team up to investigate the murder of a celebrity chef in their small town. Even closer, actually. Read full book review >

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MONOGRAPH BY CHRIS WARE by Chris Ware
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"This collection has a last-word feel to it, offering a delightful summation of a fruitful and very busy last few decades. Fans, of course, will want much more, but this makes a great start."
The noted artist, collector, and visionary offers a personal anthology/memoir, complete with junior high photos and memories of the cul-de-sacs of Omaha. Read full book review >

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The Body of Chris by Chris Cole
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A colorful, faith-based memoir of recovery."
In his debut memoir, Cole recounts his struggles with eating disorders, substance abuse, and mental illness. Read full book review >

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THE CHRIS FARLEY SHOW by Tom Farley Jr.
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2008

"Essential for Farley and SNL fans, and a sterling example of oral biography—well-structured, consistently engaging and simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking."
Family, friends and colleagues remember the late Saturday Night Live star. Read full book review >

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COLLIDING WITH CHRIS by Dan Harder
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"A small dog that appears on the copyright page joyfully keeps pace with Chris to the satisfying conclusion in this small but funny episode. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Harder's first book is aimed at bicyclists, including those still soldiering on with training wheels. Read full book review >

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THE SLEEPWALKER by Chris Bohjalian
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 2016

"Sensational subject matter aside, this thriller is a sleeper."
Bohjalian's latest considers the impact of a sleepwalker's disappearance on her husband and children. Read full book review >

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TIME SHIFTERS by Chris Grine
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 2017

"As satisfying and enjoyable as a big-budget animated sci-fi feature. (Graphic science fiction. 9-12)"
A year after the worst day in Luke's life, a chance encounter in the forest sparks a grand adventure. Read full book review >

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ROCKET SCIENCE FOR BABIES by Chris Ferrie
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"The importance of the STEM fields in our world cannot be overstated. But the importance of understanding early childhood development when writing for preschoolers cannot be overstated either. (Board book. 2-5)"
Another board book attempts to communicate complex scientific ideas to very young children. Read full book review >