Search Results: "Cleland Smith"


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SEQUELA by Cleland Smith
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 10, 2013

"Extraordinary—a visionary tour de force."
Set in near-future London and revolving around a naïve young scientist's meteoric rise to fame in the lucrative viral-design industry, this pseudonymous debut (the author is Scottish poet Angela Cleland) is a sci-fi masterwork. Read full book review >

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I, TRIXIE WHO IS DOG by Dean Koontz
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"A funny idea taken too far. (Picture book. 3-8)"
It's a dog's world in this canine fantasy. Read full book review >

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ANTIQUES TO DIE FOR by Jane K. Cleland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 15, 2008

"The third in the series (Deadly Appraisal, 2007, etc.) contains all the usual antiques lore along with romance and a fine set of suspects."
When her friend is killed, appraiser Josie Prescott, hired to locate a valuable antique, finds the murderer to boot. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2009

"An inspiring life story of special interest to those suffering from depression, a 'cancer of the soul.'"
A former U.S. senator recounts his recovery from the scars of war, politics and depression. Read full book review >

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DOLLED UP FOR MURDER by Jane K. Cleland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 27, 2012

"Cleland continues to offer clever mysteries (Deadly Threads, 2011, etc.) studded with enough information on antiques to keep collectors coming back for more."
What could be more natural than a New Hampshire antiques dealer becoming a magnet for crime? Read full book review >

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DEADLY APPRAISAL by Jane K. Cleland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 19, 2007

"A more introspective Josie, the obligatory antiques-related tidbits and a diabolical killer."
A very public poisoning provides a second case for antiques-appraiser and sleuth Josie Prescott (Consigned to Death, 2006). Read full book review >

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TIME IS AN ILLUSION
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for 100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith

Cover Story: Equine-tastic
BFF Charm: Heck Yes! (And Bonus LOVE)
Swoonworthy Scale:
 5
Talky Talk: Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
Bonus Factors:
 Fake Book, Blended Family, Road Trip
Relationship Status: Infinite Miles

 

Cover Story: Equine-tastic

Good news, everyone: I've finally solved the mystery of the terrible YA ...


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BEFORE SUNRISE, BEFORE COLLEGE
by Sarah Pitre

 

BOOK REPORT for Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between by Jennifer E. Smith

Cover Story: The Jennifer E. Smith Treatment
BFF Charm: Roger Murtaugh
Swoonworthy Scale: 5
Talky Talk: Straight Up
Bonus Factor: College Transition
Relationship Status: Keep In Touch

 

Cover Story: The Jennifer E. Smith Treatment

This cover, with its black and white photograph, playful typography ...


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A BOY, A BIRD, A BOMB, A BOAT
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith

Cover Story: Could Be Better
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 0
Talky Talk: Carry These Stories
Bonus Factors:
 Culture Shock, Summer Camp, Weird Science
Relationship Status: Taking the Leap

 

Cover Story: Could Be Better

This cover isn't bad, but I've just been spoiled ...


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BOOK REVIEW

DEADLY THREADS by Jane K. Cleland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 12, 2011

"Cleland (Silent Auction, 2010, etc.) combines a pleasing mystery with the obligatory antiques tidbits."
The coastal town of Rocky Point, N.H., would be a perfect site for a thriving antiques business if it weren't for the sky-high homicide rate. Read full book review >

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GLOW OF DEATH by Jane K. Cleland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"A cozy replete with antiques lore, likable characters, and a more complex mystery than usual."
An antiques appraiser get scammed, gets mad, and gets even. Read full book review >