Search Results: "Harry Groome"


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THE BEST OF FAMILIES by Harry Groome
Released: April 1, 2012

"A heartfelt, captivating read, packed with familial politics and strife."
A poignant coming-of-age story about the bonds of friendship, the heartache of first love and navigating the turbulent waters of marriage and family. Read full book review >

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Celebrity Cast by Harry Groome
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A lively kidnapping story that cuts into and reveals a major historical event in international politics."
A suspenseful thriller set during the precarious days of the Soviet Union's collapse. Read full book review >

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ROMANCE

"The result is a gripping portrait of life stripped to the bare essentials."
A woman follows her heart to the frigid wilds of Alaska in this rugged romance. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO FISHED WITH A WORM by Harry Groome
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A fun farce that will either anger or delight the throngs of hopeful Larsson fans."
Readers hungry for more Stieg Larsson will find much to laugh about in this clever, tongue-in-cheek adventure starring Gotilda Salamander and Jerker Rhindtwist. Read full book review >

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HARRY HARRISON! HARRY HARRISON! by Harry Harrison
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Science-fiction readers and Harrison devotees will garner the most pleasure from this heartfelt autobiography."
The life and 60-year career of an award-winning science-fiction writer. Read full book review >

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HARRY & HOPPER by Margaret Wild
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"Tasteful, affecting and never maudlin. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A young boy's journey of grief. Read full book review >

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IMAGINE HARRY by Kate Klise
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2007

"Humorous acrylic illustrations chronicle Little Rabbit's escapades with and without his imaginary playmate as he makes the transition from life with Harry to life with real friends in this amiable homage to the invisible playmate. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Little Rabbit has an imaginary best friend named Harry, but what will Harry do when Little Rabbit goes to school? Read full book review >

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HARRY HOUDINI by Elizabeth MacLeod
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"An engaging tour, albeit over well-traveled territory. (index, chronology) (Biography. 9-11)"
MacLeod offers a biography for readers not yet up to Tom Lalicki's outstanding Spellbinder: The Life of Harry Houdini (2000). Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 3, 2004

"Fewer wild woodnotes than usual, but masterful detail with a steady current of electric storytelling. "
Another historical crime novel haunted by dark killer angels from Blake (Under the Skin, 2003, etc.), whose seductive sentences often prompt comparison to the hard lyric twang of Cormac McCarthy's strings. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1999

"The foreword is by Bob Costas. (photos, not seen)"
Innocuous anecdotes and remembrances abound in this valentine to the legendary sports broadcaster Harry Caray. Read full book review >

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HARRY SUE by Sue Stauffacher
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 28, 2005

"Joint Jive Glossary' included. (Fiction. 8-12)"
With no communication from her incarcerated mother for six years, Harry Sue mistakenly believes that the only way to find her mother is to enter "the joint" herself. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Overall, a solid-enough introduction to Houdini; good escapist reading that should lead to more. (source notes, index) (Biography. 8-12)"
Ehrich Weiss was born in Budapest and died Harry Houdini in Detroit, having lived a rags-to-riches story that was inescapably magical. Read full book review >