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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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1999

"A pleasant and effective blend of American natural history and national history designed to stir readers' own fond memories of trees. (38 b&w illus.)"
An affectionate appreciation of trees and their place in the American landscape, expressed through the stories of individual trees. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >