Search Results: "Geoffrey Dunn"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 2011

"A fundamentally dull book, likely of more interest to Palin publicists than to serious readers."
Metro Newspapers senior correspondent and Huffington Post contributor Dunn adds to the growing shelf of Sarah Palin books. Read full book review >

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OH DEAR, GEOFFREY! by Gemma O'Neill
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Oh yes, Geoffrey! (Picture book. 3-6)"
Can a clumsy giraffe make friends? Read full book review >

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AMY DUNN QUITS SCHOOL by Susan Shreve
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 9-12)"
An overscheduled sixth-grader impulsively plays hooky on Halloween and is found out when her hyperconscientious single mother unexpectedly arrives at school for the Halloween parade. Read full book review >

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THE ANNUNCIATION OF FRANCESCA DUNN by Janis Hallowell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 2, 2004

"Though her story and characters are both sometimes labored and her writing stilted, there's a lot to admire in the complexity of the issues Hallowell raises—and in her lack of easy answers."
Ambitious first novel examines the power of faith—and its dangers. Read full book review >

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A POOR EXCUSE FOR A DRAGON by Geoffrey Hayes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"Freed captives become new friends, teaching this fellow that there are many different kinds of dragons. (Early reader. 5-8)"
Fred learns how to be true to himself and still be a dragon. Read full book review >

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PATRICK AT THE CIRCUS by Geoffrey Hayes
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2001

"Numerous vignettes per page, word balloons as well as text, rapid-fire shifts in mood and tone, and an uncomfortable combination of Katzenjammer brusqueness with treacly settings give this title a bad case of multiple and conflicting personalities. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This overly busy title featuring the return of Patrick Brown, the fuzzy little bear, and his family, suffers from a lack of focus as it crams too many subplots into a rather insipid story about going to the circus. Read full book review >

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THE DRAGONFLY by Kate Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"This emotional high-wire act should have readers racing to the end."
A novel plunges a newly acquainted grandfather and granddaughter into adventures on the French canals. Read full book review >

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BURIED IN THE COUNTRY by Carola Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"Ideal for those on a walking tour of Cornwall or anyone looking for a twist or two on the familiar cozy formula."
Intrigue comes to 1960s Cornwall in this fourth case for the sensible, keenly observant widow Eleanor Trewynn (The Valley of the Shadow, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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WE FIVE by Mark Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A fire, an earthquake, a bombing, a long-lost brother, some gay and lesbian intrigue, a few near deaths and a few more actual ones: the plot will carry you swiftly through the book, but by the end, it deposits you on shaky ground."
A novel of female friendship and destabilizing romance that spans decades and continents. Read full book review >

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HEIRS OF THE BODY by Carola Dunn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 10, 2013

"Perhaps not the strongest of Daisy's period mysteries (Gone West, 2012, etc.), but another charming valentine for fans of classic British mysteries."
In 1920s England, a family mystery offers the aristocratic wife of a police officer new scope for her sleuthing. Read full book review >

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SLINGSHOT by Matthew Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 25, 2013

"Perhaps more cerebral and less breathtaking then Spycatcher but as rewarding as championship bridge."
A single piece of paper that could trigger massive fatalities disappears in this cryptic thriller. Read full book review >