Search Results: "Harry Groome"


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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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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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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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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 >

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HARRY HOUDINI by C.E.L. Welsh
BIOGRAPHY
Released: July 27, 2010

"Skip this altogether and grab Jason Lutes and Nick Bertozzi's exquisite—and better-researched—Houdini: The Handcuff King (2007). (Graphic biography. 9-12)"
A clumsy graphic biography of the renowned illusionist. Read full book review >

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HURRICANE HARRY by Judith Caseley
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 23, 1991

"There is no sense of Harry's emotional growth; lacking a unifying theme, the book seems like nothing more than a series of funny skits. (Fiction. 6+)"
When five-year-old Harry Kane moves from the city to the suburbs, adventure follows: a classroom mix-up lands him in second grade instead of kindergarten; his turtle, Personality, meets an untimely end in the clothes dryer; Harry has to find a way to get to his grandmother's hospital room to deliver a get-well drawing. Read full book review >

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PRINCE HARRY by Penny Junor
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A premature biography that will interest devoted royal watchers."
A look at how the rascally fourth in line to the British throne has been forgiven youthful indiscretions but faces serious career decisions at age 30. Read full book review >

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OH, HARRY! by Maxine Kumin
ANIMALS
Released: June 21, 2011

"Good fun for the preschool set and slightly beyond. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Combine a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet with a National Book Award-winning artist and, honestly, it's hard to go wrong. Read full book review >

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HARRY HUNGRY by Steven Salerno
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Children will delight in growling loudly along with Harry's tummy, turning story time into a rumbling, tumbling feast. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Harry is hungry! Read full book review >

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HARRY, REVISED by Mark Sarvas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2008

"Oscillates between earnestness and slapstick, and never seems quite comfortable in either."
In L.A. blogger Sarvas's debut, a guilt-ridden 40-something doctor, stunned by his wife's death during cosmetic surgery, tries to remake himself with the aid of two waitresses, an abridged edition of The Count of Monte Cristo and a podiatrist. Read full book review >