Search Results: "Corinna Clendenen"


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AN ARTFUL AFFAIR by Corinna Clendenen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 29, 2004

"Appealing characters and storyline, but the real star here is the milieu. Clendenen knows her stuff."
An assiduous, panoramic journey through the art community of New York City in the late '70s. Read full book review >

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THE BOOK OF MISTAKES by Corinna Luyken
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2017

"It would be a grave mistake not to pick up this picture book. (Picture book. 4-12)"
A striking debut picture book celebrates the creative process. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2016

"A somewhat superficial but illuminating journey in search of community and social justice."
An unbeliever embarks on an ambitious personal journey to sample the top four world religions, emerging more connected and less anxious. Read full book review >

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TRICK OR TREAT by Kerry Greenwood
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Working a case loosely based on a true story, Corinna and her friends are as delightful as ever, the killer a surprise and the appended recipes a treat."
Corinna Chapman's bakery and her boyfriend both come under siege. Read full book review >

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IF ONLY by Carole Geithner
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Better for bibliotherapy than recreational reading. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A detailed exploration of grief in one year of an eighth-grade girl's life. Read full book review >

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THE LAST SPY by Bob Reiss
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 21, 1993

"High-velocity action plus clever interludes—as when Ash confesses to his girlfriend that he's a spy—add up to a smart, taut thriller, Reiss's best by far."
Crackerjack spy yarn about an ultra-deep Soviet agent trying to come in from the cold—and a big step up for Reiss, who's previously spun out only so-so thrillers (Flamingo, 1989; Saltmaker, 1988, etc.). Read full book review >

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FORBIDDEN FRUIT by Kerry Greenwood
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"Like Corinna's earlier adventures (Trick or Treat, 2009, etc.), this episode is cleverly written and chock full of charming characters, interesting puzzles and luscious descriptions of food with appended recipes."
A talented baker and her circle of unusual friends find themselves with a puzzle to solve that echoes many of the features of a much earlier Christmas story. Read full book review >

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EARTHLY DELIGHTS by Kerry Greenwood
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2007

"Poles apart from Greenwood's popular heroine Phryne Fisher (The Green Mill Murder, 2007, etc.), but equally delightful."
A buxom baker and a handsome man of mystery solve a series of crimes. Read full book review >

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DESERT CHILDREN by Waris Dirie
NON-FICTION
Released: May 15, 2006

"A hard-hitting message about a brutal practice that's clearly aimed at a European audience. American readers will wonder if the problem exists within U.S. borders."
Third volume in Revlon model Dirie's continuing campaign to bring an end to the practice of female genital mutilation. Read full book review >