Search Results: "Cleo Coyle"


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CLEO by Sassafras De Bruyn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"In comparison with other fanciful journeys, this has moderate appeal, mostly due to the interesting illustrations. (Picture book. 5-7)"
This Dutch-to-English translation relates a tale of a lonesome girl who fantasizes a journey into the sea and the sky. Read full book review >

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HOLIDAY GRIND by Cleo Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 3, 2009

"Coyle's coffeehouse mysteries (Espresso Shot, 2008, etc.) are packed with believable characters and topped with serious coffee lore and holiday recipes. This one will keep your cup piping hot."
Amateur sleuth Clare Cosi investigates the murder of a Santa who gave her a tip on how to rev up coffee sales. Read full book review >

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BILLIONAIRE BLEND by Cleo Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Coyle's long string of coffeehouse mysteries (Holiday Buzz, 2012, etc.) are always good value for the coffee lore and appended recipes. This is one of her best."
A coffeehouse manager's opportunity to expand her business starts with a bang. Read full book review >

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MURDER BY MOCHA by Cleo Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"An overly busy plot keeps this from being the best of Coyle's coffeehouse mysteries (Holiday Grind, 2009, etc.). But foodies will doubtless enjoy the appended recipes."
Mocha may be the inspiration for a series of murders. Read full book review >

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ESPRESSO SHOT by Cleo Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 30, 2008

"A realistic depiction of New York City high and low life. The smattering of recipes, romance and caffeine-fueled detection add up to a lively tale."
Bridal jitters are the least of the problems for an amateur sleuth trying to smooth a path for her ex-husband's second wedding. Read full book review >

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CLEO by Jean Brody
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"Brody (A Coven of Women, 1987, etc.) explores women's narratives and relationships with wit and insight."
A gutsy country girl with a well-developed voice tells her story. Read full book review >

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HOLIDAY BUZZ by Cleo Coyle
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"Coyle's coffeehouse series (A Brew to a Kill, 2012, etc.) captures the New York experience, from high-society parties to gritty back-street deals. The fine mystery is followed by some holiday recipes that will even pack the pounds on readers who are only browsing them."
Jingle bells, beautiful displays, scrumptious treats: Holiday season in New York City has it all, including murder. Read full book review >

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A BREW TO A KILL by Cleo Coyle
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A foodie's delight, packed with information on coffee and desserts, along with appended recipes and a satisfyingly rich mystery."
A rivalry between food trucks becomes a deadly affair. Read full book review >

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TAKING CARE OF CLEO by Bill Broder
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2006

"A slow-paced, satisfying read."
Acoming-of-age story and a family saga fit comfortably together in this overstuffed easy chair of a novel. Read full book review >

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UH-OH, CLEO by Jessica Harper
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2008

"A sure hit. (Fiction. 5-8)"
If you want to get an eight-year-old to tell a story, ask him if he has ever been to the emergency room or had an accident. Read full book review >

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CLEO AND CASPAR by Stella Blackstone
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Young readers will delight in Cleo's continuing adventures while recognizing a familiar situation. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The striped kitten from Cleo the Cat and Come Here, Cleo! has a good life in her new home—at least until she has to share it with someone new. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 11, 2012

"Well organized but mostly frivolous and at times implausible."
An actress searches for her cat in Los Angeles. Read full book review >