Search Results: "David Stuart MacLean"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"A mesmerizing debut. MacLean spares no detail in tracing his formidable reconstruction."
A young writer reckons with his life after amnesia. Read full book review >

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MY BRILLIANT IDEA (AND HOW IT CAUSED MY DOWNFALL) by Stuart David
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 7, 2016

"Funny but fluffy, this is an engaging diversion, if not a particularly memorable one. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Fifteen-year-old Jack schemes to win the help of a classmate who distrusts him in this first offering for teens from Scottish musician and author David. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 2011

"Chockablock with facts, graphs and illustrations—supreme fodder for specialists but somewhat impenetrable for the casual reader."
Highly concentrated amalgamation of doomsday-theory debunking and Mayan ethos. Read full book review >

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FORESTS OF THE NIGHT by David Stuart Davies
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 11, 2007

"Sherlock Holmes expert Davies (The Veiled Detective, 2004, etc.) effectively captures the London of a later era in this taut page-turner."
A fledgling private detective in wartime London tries to save a wary urchin while solving an unsavory case. Read full book review >

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WITHOUT CONSCIENCE by David Stuart Davies
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 25, 2008

"Subtly involving despite an undistinguished plot."
In war-torn England, fledgling PI Johnny Hawke has his hands full with a runaway youth and a cross-dresser's baffling murder. Read full book review >

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THE ROGUE NOT TAKEN by Sarah MacLean
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2016

"MacLean's latest shines with the intensity, wit, and emotion for which she's celebrated."
After Sophie Talbot creates a scandal, she tries to escape aristocratic society by stowing away in the Marquess of Eversley's carriage—but she winds up in even more trouble. Read full book review >

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THE SEASON by Sarah MacLean
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"MacLean's lively characters, however improbable, provide a fun and unrestrained take on a buttoned-up era, and readers who choose to give themselves up to the tale will enjoy it. (Mystery/historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Jane Austen meets Trixie Belden. Read full book review >

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THE NINE LIVES OF TRAVIS KEATING by Jill MacLean
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2008

"Not a complicated tale, but not heavy-handed either. (Fiction. 10-12)"
A grieving middle-grader suffers repeated encounters with a vicious bully while finding both solace and allies in efforts to rescue a group of feral cats. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 4, 1993

"It's not always easy, traveling with this Occidental tourist through the Eastern bloc, but, ultimately, the trip is a memorable souvenir of postwar Europe."
As the Soviet Union collapses, young Briton MacLean accompanies his German Aunt Zita on a rueful trip through Mitteleuropa. Read full book review >

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REVEALING ANGEL by Julia MacLean
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 1991

"A few psychological implausibilities aside, this is a well- made little thriller that probes the emotionally empty center of celebrity and is to sexy pop fiction what Frederick's of Hollywood is to lingerie."
A headily scented billet-doux from a Canadian TV writer making her fiction debut: when opened, it tells the provocative story of two look-alike sisters who never met but whose lives describe opposing responses to the same psychological dilemma- -love starvation. Read full book review >