Search Results: "Corin Howell"


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STARFALL by J. Torres
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2027

"A high-energy graphic offering. (Graphic fantasy. 7-12)"
Animal warriors band together to fight a faction of evil moon bunnies. Read full book review >

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EVERYDAY PSYCHOKILLERS: A HISTORY FOR GIRLS by Lucy Corin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Superbly evocative, though with several notable rough spots."
Not really a history of anything except of a girl growing up in hard times. Read full book review >

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ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"Experimental, postmodern and quirky."
Three longer short stories and one hundred very short stories, all about what comes before, during or after an end—of a relationship, the world or some conflation of the two. Read full book review >

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Wild-born by Adrian Howell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"A solid start to a new superhero saga."
In this first installment of a new YA urban-fantasy series, a boy discovers that with great telekinetic powers comes great danger from sinister organizations and others. Read full book review >

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THE CHORISTER AT THE ABBEY by Lis Howell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2008

"Well-realized characters can't make up for the overblown plot."
The murder of an unpopular history buff discloses dark secrets. Read full book review >

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CLUTCHES AND CURSES by Dorothy Howell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"Howell's voice almost comes off as a satire of herself (Purses and Poison, 2009, etc.)-a little more compassion would make this series a lot more fun."
For a vacuous valley girl, what happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas. Haley Randolph would never leave sunny California. Read full book review >

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20/20  BLINDSIGHT by Busser Howell
Released: Feb. 4, 2013

"Brings much-needed focus and unprecedented access to an oft-ignored community."
An introduction to the experiences of the visually impaired as well as the misconceptions about blind and low-vision artists. Read full book review >

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FLY FISHING THROUGH THE MIDLIFE CRISIS by Howell Raines
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 21, 1993

"A profound work that will hook readers from the start."
A bold and eloquent work in which New York Times editorial page director Raines (Whiskey Man, My Soul Is Rested—both 1977) looks at his obsession with fly fishing as cause, symptom, and remedy for the woes of middle-aging. Read full book review >

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BEACH BAGS AND BURGLARIES by Dorothy Howell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 29, 2014

"In spite of some flippant fun, the disdain Howell feels for her leading lady is palpable, making Haley more of a burlesque of herself than a persuasive heroine."
Though she's on vacation, an otherwise airheaded California girl is determined to come to grips with the serious business behind a murder. Read full book review >

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EXPENDABLE ASSETS by Drew Howell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 5, 2011

"Though a slow start dims its shine, Howell's freshman effort satisfies without indulging in dramatics."
In Howell's debut thriller about terrorism, conspiracy and corruption, a former government operative with a troubled past teams up with an FBI agent to untangle a dangerous web that stretches from Afghanistan to Washington. Read full book review >