Search Results: "Gretchen McNeil"


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GET DIRTY by Gretchen McNeil
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 16, 2015

"For committed fans of the first book only. (Suspense. 12-16)"
A secret society faces a threat greater than discovery: death. Read full book review >

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GET EVEN by Gretchen McNeil
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"A compelling contemporary thriller for readers who don't mind waiting for Volume 2. (Suspense. 12-16)"
A new series aiming at the Pretty Little Liars sweet spot kicks off. Read full book review >

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TEN by Gretchen McNeil
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"For murder-mystery fans, there's more than enough horror and gore to sustain this effort (and several more), making for a breathless read. (Mystery/horror. 14 & up)"
A scary gorefest of murder and mayhem, not for the faint of heart. Read full book review >

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POSSESS by Gretchen McNeil
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"Readers for whom spooky encounters and brushes with violence suffice in the absence of rich characterization and fool-proof logistics will race through the pages. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Debut author McNeil redefines the fallen-from-grace tradition in this paranormal tale of warring angels, demonic possessions and first loves. Read full book review >

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I'M NOT YOUR MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL by Gretchen McNeil
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A quintessential thinking gal's love story. (Fiction. 12-16)"
A math whiz develops a formula to fix her high school experience. Read full book review >

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3:59 by Gretchen McNeil
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"The patchy science, though hastily injected with romance, makes for an unsatisfying read. (Science fiction. 12-18)"
In this quasi-science-fiction novel, doppelgangers Josie and Jo agree to temporarily trade places after their mothers' scientific experiments accidentally open a portal between their parallel worlds. Read full book review >

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THE ONLY BOY FOR ME by Gil McNeil
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2002

"Not very deep but undeniably entertaining."
First-time novelist McNeil makes single motherhood, as sometimes suffered but mostly enjoyed by a freelance ad-producer in a quaint village near London, look awfully appealing. Read full book review >

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KNIT ONE PEARL ONE by Gil McNeil
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 27, 2011

"May appeal to a niche readership with a high tolerance for tedium."
Third in a bland series about a British knit-shop owner. Read full book review >

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ONE BRIGHT RING by Gretchen Géser
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"Children will enjoy the spirit of the chase (and an easily spotted black cat on each spread) in this pleasant introduction to courtship conventions. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When a girl sees a diamond ring fall through a hole in a man's jacket pocket, she catches it on a bounce and pulls her mom along city streets in an attempt to return it. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Schields makes the most of the premise; her illustrations become gleeful when demonstrating the cat's chameleon-like changes. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Mr. Blue is a kindly old soul with a soft spot for homeless cats and dogs, using the good offices of his emporium to find them caretakers. Read full book review >

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NINFA IN WINTER by Gretchen Kromer
Released: Sept. 14, 2013

"An impressive work that achieves an admirable balance between text and image."
A remarkable collection of black-and-white photographs featuring a unique garden in the Italian countryside. Read full book review >