Search Results: "Genevieve Morgan"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 8, 2014

"A helpful guide full of good, sensible advice to teens feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of major life transitions. (resources, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 14 & up)"
A sympathetic, practical self-help guide for teens facing the end of high school and unable to decide what to do next. Read full book review >

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THE DROWNING OF ALISON ALYWARD by Genevieve Lyons
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2001

"Veteran Lyons (Green Years, 1989, etc.) turns in a performance as low-key, neatly written, and steadily entertaining as ever."
Mark Dangerfield, antique-book dealer and sometime detective in Maggie Thatcher's London, is asked by socialite Wendy Cadbury, a friend of his mother's, to investigate the drowning death of her young friend Alison Alyward, officially a suicide. Read full book review >

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THE MASKED CITY by Genevieve Cogman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"While it seems like there should be something for everyone in this mashup of dragons, faeries, librarians, Holmes, and masked mystery, the end result is more a stew of 'wouldn't it be cool...' than a tightly plotted tale."
In the second installment of her Invisible Library series, Cogman (The Invisible Library, 2016) chronicles the exploits of Irene Winters, an interdimensional Librarian seeking rare books across alternate worlds. Read full book review >

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ELEUSIS by Genevieve Fairbrother
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"A breezy, escapist fantasy novel that struggles to blend romance with page-turning action."
Fairbrother's debut fantasy novel delivers a modern take on the myth of Hades and Persephone. Read full book review >

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NERVE by Genevieve Field
Released: Sept. 23, 1998

"Though the editors claim to have observed few taboos, in fact they—ve buffed and polished their erotica to a discreet, thin glow of middlebrow sophistication."
The success of Nerve, one of the most trafficked online magazines, getting hundreds of thousands of hits a day, demonstrates how far you can go on marketing alone. Read full book review >

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BIRTHDAYS OF FREEDOM by Genevieve Foster
Released: June 1, 1952

Teachers, parents, and children who have enjoyed and profited from this author's three world biographies of Lincoln, Washington, and Augustus Caesar will be predisposed toward this book, but they should be forewarned that this does not have the same type of horizontal construction that won the other books so many followers. Read full book review >

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WINK POPPY MIDNIGHT by April Genevieve Tucholke
Released: March 22, 2016

"Bottom line? Beware of girls who read books…. (Suspense. 12 & up)"
Balancing between possibly paranormal and just plain disturbing, Tucholke walks a fine, spine-chilling line. Read full book review >

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DESCARTES by Genevieve Rodis-Lewis
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1998

"Balanced and well documented, this work will be of interest primarily to historians and scholars."
A detailed scholarly biography of one of the intellectual founders of the modern world, by a distinguished French scholar, the second after Stephen Gaukroger's 1995 ``intellectual biography.'' Every educated person knows Descartes's one famous line (``cogito, ergo sum''); but the full story of what he thought and who he was is less familiar. Read full book review >

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BETWEEN THE SPARK AND THE BURN by April Genevieve Tucholke
Released: Aug. 14, 2014

"Darkly romantic and evocative. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
After a heady summer full of romance and danger, Violet's quiet seaside life seems dull, leaving her wishing for the return of the beautiful and dangerous Redding brothers (Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, 2013). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2016

"Anyone who's longed to visit Lascaux or the caves of Cantabria will be eager to read von Petzinger's admirable efforts at cracking the code."
A young scholar brings fresh eyes and fascinating theses to the study of ancient rock art. Read full book review >

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FULL FRONTAL FICTION by Jack Murnighan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Sex books are often avoided, and for good reason. To avoid the porn charge, they get too cerebral; to attract a sizable audience, they get too one-dimensional. Full Frontal Fiction avoids those errors. Like a good date, it's both smart and sexy."
In the introduction to this story collection first printed on the Web site nerve.com, Murnighan offers a simple definition of sex: "One body bumping against another." Out of this simplicity, he and co-editor Field compile a rarity: a sexy book about sex. Read full book review >