Search Results: "Grace Burrowes"


BOOK REVIEW

WHAT A LADY NEEDS FOR CHRISTMAS by Grace Burrowes
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"A touching and sensual holiday charmer."
An aristocratic heiress trying to escape social ruin is aided by an attractive businessman who offers her the shelter of marriage, though neither expects the venture to end in love. Read full book review >

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TREMAINE'S TRUE LOVE by Grace Burrowes
ROMANCE
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Burrowes is at the top of her game, and this latest offering is not to be missed."
A gently bred spinster scandalizes her family by providing medical care to the poor people in the local village, and even falling in love with a handsome businessman can't dissuade her from her mission. Read full book review >

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KISS ME HELLO by Grace Burrowes
ROMANCE
Released: March 3, 2015

"Sweet, sexy, eloquent and poignant, with a social-justice dimension."
When a lone-wolf criminal defense attorney who moonlights as a farrier meets a single foster mother and her troubled but compelling charge, he surprises himself by engaging in their struggles—even when she resists his help. Read full book review >

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THE CAPTIVE by Grace Burrowes
ROMANCE
Released: July 1, 2014

"Smart, compelling and captivating."
Two battered aristocrats find solace in each other's company. Read full book review >

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THE RED THREAD by Grace Lin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"This is a splendid addition to the adoption category, but perfectly wonderful for any reader who likes stories that tug at the heartstrings. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A red thread connects those who are destined to be together, according to the ancient Chinese belief. Read full book review >

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OLVINA FLIES by Grace Lin
by Grace Lin, illustrated by Grace Lin
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2003

"Fun, reassuring, and very useful. (Picture book. 4-7)"
An invitation to the Tenth Annual Bird Convention in Hawaii motivates Olvina to overcome her fear of flying on an airplane (since chickens themselves can't fly, silly). Read full book review >

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DIM SUM FOR EVERYONE! by Grace Lin
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2001

"A delightful read-aloud, sure to please those children who have enjoyed dim sum and a fascinating adventure for those who have yet to experience it. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Dim sum is the perfect tea party for children because of the tasty, small dishes on teacarts from which to choose. Read full book review >

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IN TOO DEEP by Amanda Grace
Released: Feb. 8, 2012

"Honest and constantly interesting. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A girl gets caught in a lie she didn't tell but doesn't have the courage to correct in this suspenseful, well-written problem novel. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR OF THE RAT by Grace Lin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Readers of this gentle, appealing sequel will appreciate the way the engaging protagonist discovers she can survive the changes a new year brings. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Being rude on Chinese New Year can bring bad luck. Read full book review >

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THE YEAR OF THE DOG by Grace Lin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"This comfortable first-person story will be a treat for Asian-American girls looking to see themselves in their reading, but also for any reader who enjoys stories of friendship and family life. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Being Taiwanese-American is confusing, and being the only Asian kid in your elementary school—except for your older sister—is not always comfortable. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARIEL by Grace Tiffany
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Beautiful written, but in a teapot. (Fiction. YA)"
A Tempest even more fantastic than the Bard's, yet oddly modern at its heart, Tiffany's story both soars and crashes. Read full book review >