Search Results: "Heather Terrell"


BOOK REVIEW

FALLEN ANGEL by Heather Terrell
ROMANCE
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"An abrupt ending with unanswered questions leaves room for a sequel. (Supernatural romance. YA)"
Ellspeth Faneuil has been hiding her flying dreams and the "flashes" of people's inner thoughts she receives when she touches them. Read full book review >

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THE MAP THIEF by Heather Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 29, 2008

"Tepid thrills, but interesting history and geography."
Solving the theft of a recently unearthed, pre-Columbian, Chinese map of the world calls for the highly specialized skills of a Manhattan lawyer and art historian. Read full book review >

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THE CHRYSALIS by Heather Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2007

"Sleek historical mystery glides by on detail, but lacks plot depth."
Beautiful lawyer, tricked into defending Nazi loot, seeks to undo past wrongs. Read full book review >

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BOUNDARY by Heather Terrell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"Strictly for any fans of the first volume. (timeline, map) (Dystopian romance. 11-15)"
The second volume of Terrell's formulaic series picks up right where Relic (2013) left off. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A PIG CALLED HEATHER by Harry Oulton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"Stocked with flashes of wit, unlikely twists and narrow escapes from capture, this amiable ramble slides smoothly into the literary sty occupied by Wilbur, Babe, Mercy Watson and like talented porkers. (Animal fantasy. 8-10)"
When her "[b]est two-legged friend" moves away to London from a farm in Scotland, Heather follows—earning national celebrity on the way. Read full book review >

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Released: May 18, 1972

"Each offers a sharp if fleeting glimpse of a different culture, but it is the reality of the settings and not the unremarkable plots that must sustain Ms. Sutcliff's considerable reputation."
Three of Rosemary Sutcliff's carefully crafted recreations of ancient times, generally less compelling than her full-length works though they exemplify the same seemingly effortless blend of story and setting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HEATHER BLAZING by Colm Tóibín
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"But, no, the moment passes—another in a series of missed opportunities that doom the novel."
Tóibín's debut (The South, 1991) followed its heroine, a married Irishwoman on the lam, through a cycle of gain and loss; his downbeat second novel, the portrait of a Dublin judge, is all loss, no gain. Read full book review >

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HEATHER FELL IN THE WATER by Doug MacLeod
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"It's hard to say whether this might convince fearful children that the water is their friend, but its sly attitude is definitely amusing. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young Heather experiences an interesting relationship with water in this slightly offbeat tale. Read full book review >

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HEATHER, THE TOTALITY by Matthew Weiner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"The creator of Mad Men makes his fiction debut with a noirish novella designed to be read in one hair-raising session."
The difficulties created for a Manhattan family by the renovation of the apartment upstairs include a homicidal stalker. Read full book review >

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HEATHER HAS TWO MOMMIES by Lesléa Newman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"Welcome back to Heather and her mommies. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Heather has two mommiesand a new look!Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE KING OF KINGS COUNTY by Whitney Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 18, 2005

"A grand work of fiction, epic in scope and intimate in detail."
Terrell (The Huntsman, 2001) returns with a powerful story about the birth of the suburbs and the death of the American dream. Read full book review >