Search Results: "D.T. McBride"


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DEADLINE by D.T. McBride
Released: Sept. 17, 2012

"A high-intensity thriller for those who prefer their Woodward and Bernstein with a little more weaponry."
A reporter who has made his career out of lies finds himself in the middle of a plot more implausible than any he made up. Read full book review >

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RACE FROM THE FINISH by D.T. Dignan

"A moving, well-written novel about love, sacrifice and NASCAR."
Dignan's debut fictional account of a man who works to realize a passionate boyhood dream: to be a winning race car driver. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A stellar biography of a complicated subject: Max's portrait skillfully unites Wallace's external and internal lives."
A thorough, understated account of the life of the pioneering author and how his addictions and fiction intersected. Read full book review >

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THE MIDNIGHT GLASS by D.T. Vaughn
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"An enjoyable and well-told story of magic and mystery."
A boy seeks to unlock the secrets of the cursed town of Davenport in this debut middle-grade novel. Read full book review >

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A MILLION TIMES GOODNIGHT by Kristina McBride
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 5, 2016

"Clever, taut storytelling helps to overcome bland characterization. (Thriller. 13-17)"
Hadley spends the night of her life facing two different but equally dangerous paths. Read full book review >

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Betrayal by Blood and Demons by Ian McBride
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"An admirable but too-squeaky-clean protagonist in a story that capably manages its contentious subject matter."
In first-time novelist McBride's dramatic thriller, a successful businessman is shocked when his troubled teenage son accuses him of molestation. Read full book review >

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THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE AND LIGHTNING by Susan McBride
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"McBride's modern romance is enhanced by the charm of the supernatural—who doesn't love a hottie whose passion brings lightning—but that doesn't prevent the predictability of the plotting."
Magic, and four decades of unrequited love, form the plot of McBride's latest pajama-party read. Read full book review >

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HOLD ME CLOSER, NECROMANCER by Lish McBride
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 26, 2010

"Despite uneven pacing and abandoned plot threads, this quirky urban fantasy will compel fans of horror and supernatural romance—and heroic skateboarding slackers. (Urban fantasy. YA)"
After a lighthearted opening packed with Buffy-esque wackiness, Samhain Corvus Lacroix is dragged from his dead-end food-service job into a terrifying magical power struggle. Read full book review >

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FIREBUG by Lish McBride
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"Deeply enmeshed with a magical world and its impossible choices before readers ever meet her, Ava and her wholly believable despair are a refreshing change from the endless parade of naïve heroines found elsewhere. (Fantasy. 14-16)"
An indentured magical assassin just wants a little peace with her chosen family. Read full book review >

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'ROUND MIDNIGHT by Laura McBride
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"Touching on questions of race and class, McBride doesn't break new ground and doesn't go into much depth but tells a readable story that may appeal to book clubs who'd like to add their own analyses."
An intergenerational tale of four women—white, black, Filipina, and Mexican—set in Las Vegas from the 1950s to the present. Read full book review >

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THE LAND OF WOMEN by Regina McBride
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2003

"Moving along the romancer's boundary between anger and nostalgia, Fiona's story is, overall, well crafted and elegant, though it becomes a bit overdone and precious in the end."
A somewhat heavy-handed second from Irish-American McBride (The Nature of Water and Air, 2001). Read full book review >