Search Results: "Dorothy Phaire"


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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 2007

"Displays a knack for shaping round characters with rich and troubled pasts-sure to be a treat for armchair psychoanalysts and book clubs alike."
Two African-American women in the Washington, D.C., metro area face their middle-age struggles with love, family and murder charges in this empowering romantic thriller. Read full book review >

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BLIND DELUSION by Dorothy Phaire
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"An inspired, satisfying indulgence for both mystery and romance novel fans."
Love, crime and intrigue converge in Phaire's latest perky, page-turning "romantic mystery." Read full book review >

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KITTY AND ME by Dorothy Stott
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1993

"Printed on sturdy stock that will stand up to many rereadings. (Picture book. 1-5)"
One of a pair of unusually well-designed and appealing flap books (the other is Puppy and Me, ISBN 0-525-45080-7). Read full book review >

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JUNKET IS NICE by Dorothy Kunhardt
Released: Sept. 7, 1933

"May get a good break and go over well."
A nonsense picture book with a guessing element in it and the repetition children love. Read full book review >

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NOW OPEN THE BOX by Dorothy Kunhardt
Released: Sept. 20, 1934

"But it is fun—and it has amusing pictures—and everyone will adore the little bitty dog."
A follow-up on Junket is Nice has a difficult standard to achieve, and one must confess that Now Open the Box doesn't quite make the grade. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 12, 1986

"A knotty confusion of names, places and schemes, but overall an engrossing, often witty portrayal of the early throes of commerce, fleshed out with satisfying characters and complex alliances."
A bumbling lummox turned business superstar in 15th-century Europe is the hero of the first volume of a promised historical series, by the author of several mysteries and the Francis of Lymond novels. Read full book review >

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Released: March 31, 1999

"In a final wordless scene, the father is reunited with his family, contributing further to the satisfying conclusion. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The young protagonist of Bye, Mis' Lela (1998) returns, faced this time with a scary mission. Read full book review >

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SEND A FAX TO THE KASBAH by Dorothy Dunnett
Released: May 18, 1992

"Unabashed slapstick—corporate style."
Corporate and governmental espionage fuel this seventh thriller by an author better known for her historical novels (the Crawford of Lymond and House of Niccolo series)—a Keystone Kops tangle of pratfalls and missteps saved by sharp wit and clever dialogue. Read full book review >

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CAVEDWELLER by Dorothy Allison
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 2, 1998

An increasingly absorbing story of ``a family in pieces, pulling itself back together out of one woman's stubborn determination,'' by the author of the bestselling Bastard Out of Carolina (1992), a National Book Awardfinalist. Read full book review >