Search Results: "Connie Myslik-McFadden"


BOOK REVIEW

Willow's Gift by Connie Myslik-McFadden
Released: Oct. 28, 2015

"Sensitive, well balanced, and psychologically acute, with an appealing animal-communication motif."
After her mother's tragic death, a teenager discovers she can communicate telepathically with animals in this YA adventure. Read full book review >

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IMAGO by Connie Myslik-McFadden
Released: Sept. 26, 2012

"A nuanced, memorable book that draws no facile conclusions."
Myslik-McFadden's novel tells an inventive tale of death and transformation. Read full book review >

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THE EBOLA EPIDEMIC by Connie Goldsmith
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"An arresting, illuminating, and unlikely-to-be-forgotten story. (Nonfiction. 12-18)"
Welcome to the you-better-be-Brave New World of emergent viruses. Read full book review >

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DOGS AT WAR by Connie Goldsmith
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 1, 2017

"A smart salute to MWD that deserves a wide readership beyond dog lovers and military buffs. (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
As we come to appreciate more and more the emotional and sentient lives of animals, take a moment to consider the military working dog. Read full book review >

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INTERNAL AFFAIRS by Connie Dial
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2009

"A tough potboiler with swagger to spare."
LAPD veteran Dial's debut uncovers a web of sex, narcotics and blackmail in the law-enforcement hierarchy. Read full book review >

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DIGGING TO INDOCHINA by Connie Biewald
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2006

"Biewald offers smooth, accomplished prose, punctuated by emotionally realistic interactions."
A troubled family remakes itself in this moving third novel by Biewald (Bread and Salt, 2005, and Roses Take Practice, 2006). Read full book review >

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THE WHITE HOUSE DOCTOR by Connie Mariano
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 22, 2010

"An interesting, behind-the-scenes glimpse of life at the White House."
A memoir by a Navy physician whose patients were U.S. presidents and their families. Read full book review >

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BELLWETHER by Connie Willis
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 1996

"Willis's intriguing notion comes across with the authority of a genuine insight—and probably merits a more dramatic and thoroughgoing workout than the agreeable but bland treatment it receives here."
Here-and-now speculative yarn involving chaos theory and statistical prediction, from the author of the fine Doomsday Book (1992), etc. Employed by the HiTek company, Sandra Foster is trying to develop a theory that can predict how and why fads and trends begin. Read full book review >

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BALLOONS CAN BE MURDER by Connie Shelton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Shelton's debut provides much information about hot-air ballooning, but not so much about a convincing solution."
Albuquerque's crystal-clear skies provide the perfect setting for the yearly balloon festival, and a place where danger lurks for the latest client of RJP Investigations. Read full book review >

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CROSSTALK by Connie Willis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"In other hands this novel could have been mere cliché, but Willis' exuberant humor and warmhearted, fast-paced plotting transform it into a satisfying, if old-fashioned, romantic comedy."
Think smartphones and social media are threatening privacy? Imagine if you could hear everyone's thoughts—and they could hear yours. Read full book review >