Search Results: "Colleen Carroll Campbell"


BOOK REVIEW

MY SISTERS THE SAINTS by Colleen Carroll Campbell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"A charming and instructive communion with saintly sisters."
St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Campbell (The New Faithful: Why Young Adults Are Embracing Christian Orthodoxy, 2002) relates a provocative life story centered on her experiences as a woman in the Catholic church. Read full book review >

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! by Colleen Madden
Released: May 1, 2017

"A suitably festive deployment of the familiar song, now safely in the public domain. (Picture book. 3-adult)"
A gift book featuring an expanded version of the "Happy Birthday" song with new verses, accompanying illustrations, and even a button to push that plays a recording of the familiar song. Read full book review >

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THE CHESS QUEEN ENIGMA by Colleen Gleason
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"These squabbling BFFs will continue to please their fans, though they are unlikely to win new ones. (Steampunk. 12-14)"
The intrepid detective/vampire-slayer team of Stoker and Holmes returns for a third diverting steampunk mystery (The Spiritglass Charade, 2014, etc.).Read full book review >

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TIGER'S CURSE by Colleen Houck
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"Twilight fans ready for a not-too-radical change of pace are the natural audience for this steamy opener. (Paranormal romance. 13 & up)"
An Oregon teenager falls in love with a shape-shifting tiger who turns out to be a hunky Indian prince afflicted with an ancient curse. Read full book review >

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FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"For maximum laughs, pair with David Lubar's Sleeping Freshman Never Lie (2005). (Fiction. YA)"
While most teenagers are embarrassed by their parents, 15-year-old Eli has reason: Her extroverted mother works as the French-fry mascot at a local burger joint, and her idea of a mother-daughter outing is to spend the day in burkas to better understand fundamentalist Muslim women. Read full book review >

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RABBIT HEART by Colleen Hitchcock
Released: May 2, 2006

"Titillating, but that's about it."
A debut that combines Victorian romance and murder mystery, both rendered rather silly by its far-fetched premise. Read full book review >

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TIGER'S CURSE by Colleen Houck
Released: Sept. 22, 2009

"A well-shaped piece of exotica, full of danger, dash, allegory and love under the banana tree."
A smart, vibrant adventure romance wrapped in a quest, fashioned to touch a wide audience. Read full book review >

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Released: June 24, 2012

"A riveting, vividly described adventure story with a familiar yet satisfying trope."
A courageous young girl embarks upon a perilous journey to save herself and her kingdom. Read full book review >