Search Results: "Gina Triplett"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SIXTY-EIGHT ROOMS by Marianne Malone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2010

"Predictable but pleasant. (Magical adventure. 8-12)"
Who hasn't seen the carefully composed exhibits of miniatures at a museum, or even a simple dollhouse, and wondered what it would be like to be small enough to walk inside? Read full book review >

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DEAD ON TOWN LINE by Leslie Connor
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2005

"Happen'), the narrative is refreshingly breezy and even rather soothing in its examination of life after death. (black-and-white illustrations) (Fiction. YA)"
Cassie Devlin (female, 16, medium height, brown hair and green eyes, according to the all-points bulletin) has been murdered, her body thrown into a rock crevice on the town line. Read full book review >

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HELLHOLE by Gina Damico
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Hilarious—all the way through. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
A dark comedy follows the misadventures of a boy trying to get rid of the devil that has moved into his basement. Read full book review >

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CROAK by Gina Damico
Released: March 20, 2012

"Fantasy fans who like their tales gritty and filled with irreverent humor will be eager for the follow-up. (Paranormal comedy. 13-18)"
A teen hellion realizes her calling as a grim reaper in this derivative but enjoyable novel set in an unusual town in upstate New York. Read full book review >

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ARMED AND DANGEROUS by Gina Gallo
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2001

"An utterly credible picture of what a big-city cop's life is really like and of how being a cop affects thinking, beliefs, and behavior."
All the ugliness, danger, and misery of life as a big-city cop, told with perception, humor, and apparently without fear of reprisals by a 16-year veteran on the Chicago police force. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 9, 2004

"Pessimistic, protracted lament for the death of food."
In a wistful memoir of her British/American upbringing, a food writer for the Canadian National Post urges us to grab all the flavor we can while we still can. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"Offers many insights into the world of obesity research and the minds of dieters, but provides small comfort for anyone hoping to discover the fountain of thinness."
A dose of reality for would-be dieters, laced with a dash of history, science and sociology. Read full book review >

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LIVE AND LET LOVE by Gina Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 24, 2012

"Secret agents, mysterious identities and a love that just won't die make for a sweet, clever escape from reality."
As far as Willow Pierce is concerned, her husband, secret agent Jack Pierce, died two years ago, so why should her handsome new neighbor remind her so much of her late husband, and what exactly should she do about it? Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"All the more reason the book should appeal to readers who want to learn the facts and think for themselves. (Author tour)"
Not a quickie to exploit the news sensation of the year, Kolata's review of the before-during-and-aftermath of the cloning of a Scottish sheep is a well-researched account of critical events in the history of embryology and developmental biology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 29, 2005

"Amusing and eye-opening, if flawed."
An engaging chronicle of Barreca's ups and downs as one of the first female students at Dartmouth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLUTTER by Gina Linko
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 23, 2012

"Science fiction in name only. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Billed as edgy science fiction, this novel's high-tech trappings conceal a genre romance with a hidden agenda. Read full book review >