Search Results: "Connie Brockway"


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HIGHLANDER UNDONE by Connie Brockway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A smart, captivating romance that is both charming and intense."
A wounded Scottish captain devises a plan to discover the traitor who caused the deaths of his men, driving him undercover and forcing him to deceive and possibly endanger the vulnerable woman he's falling in love with. Read full book review >

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THE LADY MOST WILLING... by Julia Quinn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 26, 2012

"A great read for anyone who loves a good romance, a must-read for historical-romance fans."
Determined that his nephews will wed and gain him an heir, Taran Ferguson raids a ball to kidnap three heiresses as potential brides, but when he gets them back to his Scottish castle, he finds he's mistakenly procured four lovely ladies—and a rather angry duke. Read full book review >

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NO PLACE FOR A DAME by Connie Brockway
ROMANCE
Released: Dec. 1, 2013

"Clever, sexy, fun and breathtakingly romantic."
The latest from RITA award recipient (The Bridal Season, 2001, etc.) and Minnesota resident Brockway. Read full book review >

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THE UNNOTICEABLES by Robert Brockway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2015

"A nasty, freaky, and haphazardly funny horror story."
A punk-rock vagabond circa 1977 and a struggling Hollywood stuntwoman circa 2013 find themselves connected through a grotesque paranormal underground society. Read full book review >

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TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY by Connie Goldsmith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"An efficient survey of a timely topic. (Nonfiction. 11-18)"
Traumatic brain injuries are a major concern not only for those hurt in war and sports, but also in many other areas. Read full book review >

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BOMBS OVER BIKINI by Connie Goldsmith
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 1, 2014

"A critically flawed chronicle of a significant chapter in the Cold War nuclear arms race. (source notes, glossary, further reading, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
A brief chronicle of the nuclear tests in the Marshall Islands from 1946 until 1958, in which the U.S. military detonated 67 atom and hydrogen bombs over the region's Bikini and Enewetak atolls. Read full book review >

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THE LAWS by Connie Palmen
Released: July 26, 1993

"Sophisticated and intensely perceptive: a well-crafted, haunting analysis of the creative process and desire—a portrait of the artist as a young woman."
Palmen's debut fiction—a bestseller in its original Dutch edition, 1991 winner of the European Novel of the Year Award—is a probing, disturbing vision of a woman whose identity is shaped by a series of encounters with men she admires. M. Deniet—young, restless, brilliant—pursues knowledge with a vengeance in Amsterdam as she works toward her master's in philosophy. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"A provocative but occasionally egotistical book."
Attorney Rice revisits her past and the career achievements that made her a top civil-rights litigator. Read full book review >

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ALL-BRIGHT COURT by Connie Porter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"When it lets characters speak for themselves, in salty, witty dialogue, Porter's debut stands as a solid achievement."
A compelling if uneven first novel covering two decades in the lives of the Taylor family and their neighbors in a black proletarian neighborhood in Buffalo. Read full book review >

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IMANI ALL MINE by Connie Porter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 1999

"An unsparing, remarkably unsentimental tale of a typically unsung heroine. (Author tour)"
African-American Porter (All-Bright Court, 1991) has again created a protagonist with her own voice and an affirming take on life in Buffalo's inner city—where guns kill the innocent and where teenagers too often end up having babies. Read full book review >

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P.G. COUNTY by Connie Briscoe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2002

"Designer names and hackneyed plot can't liven up this tawdry, uninspired soaper from the author of Big Girls Don't Cry (1996), etc."
Schemers and sluts in Prince George County. Read full book review >