Search Results: "Greg Tiernan"


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CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2012

"A very well-balanced offering that both educates and entertains. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
Little polar bear Kodee and his friend Raccoon learn about echoes in this suitably simple storybook for preschoolers and early readers. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 14, 1995

"A portrait of one man staring into America's societal abyss shouldn't be this superficial."
A well-meaning but ultimately unsatisfying account of a priest's work with youths in the barrio of East LA. Read full book review >

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ETERNALLY YOURS by Cate Tiernan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"A satisfying series-ender. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
The engaging final installment in the series that began with Immortal Beloved (2010) reveals new information about the world of the immortals and ties up loose ends. Read full book review >

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YIELD by B.J. Tiernan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 14, 2016

"An absorbing, heart-wrenching tale of love, belonging, and self-acceptance."
Tiernan (Standing on a Whale, 2014) blends historical anxieties with concerns universal to all of humanity in this literary romance.Read full book review >

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DARKEST FEAR by Cate Tiernan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"This lackluster addition to the bloated teen-paranormal-romance genre has nothing new to offer. (Paranormal romance. 13-18)"
The first book in Tiernan's Birthright series (Eternally Yours, 2012, etc.) is both predictable and unoriginal. Read full book review >

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Zip by Roxsane Tiernan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 20, 2015

"An oversummarized memoir that shortchanges its subject's inspiring life story."
Tiernan (Celebrate Japan, 1990) relates a life filled with turmoil, tragedy, persistence, and triumph.Read full book review >

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DARKNESS FALLS by Cate Tiernan
FANTASY
Released: Jan. 2, 2012

"Another successful blend of sarcasm, pathos and magick. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
This follow-up to Immortal Beloved (2010) amps up the romance as ex-bad-girl immortal Nastasya continues her rehabilitation. Read full book review >

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IMMORTAL BELOVED by Cate Tiernan
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"The ending is anticlimactic, but more action is sure to follow in the trilogy's next two volumes. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Despite the title, romance plays a relatively small role in this tale of compassion, rehabilitation and magick. Read full book review >

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Standing On A Whale by B. J. Tiernan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 9, 2014

"A provocative philosophical exploration that doubles as a crafty thriller."
An engaging mystery with mystical overtones that also offers a wide-ranging discourse on New Age philosophy and entrenched belief systems. Dr. Lance Stavros is a 47-year-old, disaffected doctor ready to commit suicide when he gets a mysterious invitation to become the personal physician of an enigmatic spiritual teacher—a man known as "Hadden," who holds court inside a mysterious compound, Hawk's Landing, on the outskirts of Patra, Greece. Read full book review >

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REUNITED by Hilary Weisman Graham
Released: June 12, 2012

"Road-trip fans won't find this remarkably original, but it does satisfy all the typical requirements of the genre. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Estranged best friends take a road trip to see a band concert at the end of senior year in a tired plot that fulfills all the promises of improbable events with the heart-warming ending readers have come to expect. Read full book review >

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OLD SCHOOL by Jeff Kinney
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Harmless fun that neither rocks the boat nor swings for the fences. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 8-12)"
The Wimpy Kid series marches on. Read full book review >