Search Results: "Gayle Trent"


BOOK REVIEW

KILLER SWEET TOOTH by Gayle Trent
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Trent (Dead Pan, 2009, etc.) features a pleasant heroine, a middling mystery and several appended dessert recipes fit for the King (Elvis, that is)."
A Virginia cake maker has a penchant for solving crimes. Read full book review >

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THE TINKER KING by Tiffany Trent
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Rushed but lush, with a nice touch of Victorian post-humanism for an original twist. (Steampunk. 13-15)"
The prize for saving the world is having to do it all over again in this companion to the steampunk romance The Unnaturalists (2012). Read full book review >

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ECHO LAKE by Letitia Trent
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 8, 2014

"Beautiful language doesn't make up for the inconsistencies that permeate this first novel."
Trent, a poet, turns her pen to literary horror in this story centering on a community with a very dark soul. Read full book review >

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THE AWAKENED WOMAN by Tererai Trent
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"An empowering story coupled with easy-to-navigate steps that can help any woman achieve her full potential."
An African woman buries her written dreams in the dirt and makes them come true. Read full book review >

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THE CLOCK by Trent Duffy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2000

"A promising debut for an elegant new series on inventions for older readers. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
This brief history of time and the instruments used to record it begins with the ancient Babylonians and moves forward to more sophisticated devices. Read full book review >

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GIDDY-UP BUCKAROOS! by Shanda Trent
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Outdoor and indoor fun and games with a Southwestern flavor. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Two vaqueros are up with the sun for a full day of adventure. Read full book review >

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Life on Altamont Court by Trent D Pines
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2013

"A heartwarming memoir featuring funny stories of suburban life."
Pines' debut memoir offers a lighthearted, entertaining tale about his time on Altamont Court—a small, suburban cul-de-sac in Morristown, N.J.—and the neighbors who became his surrogate family. Read full book review >

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DON'T CALL IT PARADISE by Gayle Pearson
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

Pearson (The Secret Box, 1997, etc.) leaves nothing between the lines in this patchy tale of a perfect family that turns out to be anything but. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 8, 2011

"A quick, conversational read with the coziest of settings that leaves readers longing for a stronger narrator."
Set in a mythical town on the bluffs of the Oregon coastline, Wigglesworth's first installment of the Glenda at Large Mystery series is a cozy, quirky whodunit and adult ghost story. Read full book review >

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IDYLL THREATS by Stephanie Gayle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"The balance of identities is well-explored by Gayle (My Summer of Southern Discomfort, 2007), who follows the thread not just through her protagonist, but as an intrinsic part of the plot. Strong enough to kick off a series."
A former NYPD cop has the skills but can't quite adjust to local politics and a less formal approach to power after his turn from big city to small town. Read full book review >