Search Results: "Erin Knightley"


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THE EARL I ADORE by Erin Knightley
ROMANCE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Well worth reading."
A young lady with a modest dowry is husband-hunting at a summer music festival, but her task becomes more urgent as she waits for the news of her sister's elopement to leak out and ruin her chances. Read full book review >

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FLIRTING WITH FORTUNE by Erin Knightley
ROMANCE
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"An emotional and refreshingly original Regency tale. Knightley's 'sweet' (read: no sex) romance may gain favor with Regency fans hard-pressed to find less sexually provocative stories."
When Lady Beatrice Moore meets Sir Colin Tate, she is convinced he is the man of her dreams, and the fact that he is her favorite artist's son is a bonus; however, if there is one thing the lady can't abide, it's a fortune hunter, so it's a tragic shame that Sir Colin happens to be one. Read full book review >

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Released: April 4, 1989

The moral equivalent of an authorized biography that, against all reason, presents KGB mole H.A.R. (Kim) Philby as an essentially sympathetic character. Read full book review >

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A HIDDEN ENEMY by Erin Hunter
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 7, 2013

"Perfectly crafted. (Adventure. 8-12)"
Following a massive earthquake, leashed dogs and strays alike try to find a way to weather a world turned on end by the catastrophe. Read full book review >

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THE EMPTY CITY by Erin Hunter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"Wild and wonderful adventure for middle-graders. (Adventure. 8-12)"
In this dog-themed series opener from the team behind the Warriors franchise, dogs must learn to face not only the results of the devastating earthquake that has turned their world upside down, but their own feelings of loyalty and independence. Read full book review >

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THE TOTAL TRAGEDY OF A GIRL NAMED HAMLET by Erin Dionne
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

Eighth grader Hamlet (named by her Shakespeare-crazed, professorial parents) has even more than a ghastly name to deal with in the complicated script of her life. Read full book review >

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MODELS DON’T EAT CHOCOLATE COOKIES by Erin Dionne
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Although it's slow to gain traction and a bit too explicit in terms of life lessons learned, readers will warm to Celeste as she becomes a competitor in the Miss HuskyPeach contest, to say nothing of life itself. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Fat girl, entered into a plus-size beauty contest by her interfering aunt, decides to lose weight so that she'll be too thin to compete in an event she considers to be more than mortifying. Read full book review >

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PLAIN KATE by Erin Bow
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"A haunting, chilling (but never gory or graphic) tale with a fantastic girl at its center. (Fantasy. 10 & up)"
Bow's debut novel takes the stuff of Disney (spunky orphaned heroine and talking animal sidekick) and uses it to tell a surprisingly dark fantasy. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2005

"Structurally solid; this will please Redwall-genre fans and cat devotees. (name chart, maps) (Fantasy. 8-11)"
This first-in-series animal adventure with a fine plot but recurring preciousness will satisfy a particular readership. Read full book review >

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LIES OF THE SAINTS by Erin McGraw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1996

"Without rancor, these poignant moral tales gently go beyond most family fiction; they would merit our attention even if that were their only distinction."
A first collection that displays a sure hand and an even voice busily at work documenting the struggles of regular people trying to lead ordinary lives. Read full book review >