Search Results: "Janet Kole"


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SUGGESTION OF DEATH by Janet Kole
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 28, 2011

"This page-turner is better than your average episode of Law & Order and will satisfy those in the mood for a straightforward mystery."
In Kole's debut murder mystery, a large law firm becomes a crime scene—and lawyers become the suspects. Read full book review >

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The Smell of Money by Janet Kole
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 2016

"A witty tale with two retirees—a lawyer and a hit man—cleverly paralleled."
A senior partner at a Philadelphia law firm, whose colleagues may be trying to push him out, collides with a professional assassin in this thriller. Read full book review >

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PLANET JANET by Dyan Sheldon
FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"But it will certainly find an audience. (Fiction. 12+)"
An utterly self-absorbed British teen scrivens her frustrations with the rest of the world in her slang-filled diary, all the while blissfully ignorant of the real chaos around her. Read full book review >

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JANET RENO by Paul Anderson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 24, 1994

"A solid introduction to an American original, written with journalistic verve."
A lively, balanced portrait of the nation's first woman attorney general, by a Miami Herald reporter. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Elucidating, descriptive and full of details to fascinate, if it lacks the artistry of such other flights as Airport, by Byron Barton. (Picture book. 3-7)"
What is it like to fly in a plane? Read full book review >

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PLANET JANET IN ORBIT by Dyan Sheldon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"A glossary of Briticisms at the end helps with the translation. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Summer has finally arrived and Janet is prepared to leave her Dark Phase behind and enjoy her summer, but not if her mother (Mad Cow) has anything to do with it. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Well-researched, but vulgar and plodding."
Bloated, stumbling account of Janet Auchincloss, her family, and the social world that produced Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Natalia Murray, who wrote a more guarded account of her relationship with Flanner in Darlinghissima (1985), would probably be disconcerted by this one; to Flanner's many admirers it will be both revealing and gratifying. (8 pages b&w photos)"
A thoughtful portrait of two forceful, talented women, their lives while together and apart, and their enormous impact on the life and career of the author. Read full book review >

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Released: March 17, 1986

"The writing is smooth and the characters appealing."
This companion volume to Karen Kepplewhite is the World's Best Kisser takes another breezy look at preteen life. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"A delightful ride and one that is sure to make young cowgirls cheer. (Fiction. 7-11)"
What's endearing about Mary Margaret, MacLean's effervescent but obstreperous heroine, is that she knows how she's supposed to be behaving, but just can't control herself well enough to pull it off. Read full book review >

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MARY MARGARET, CENTER STAGE by Christine Kole MacLean
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"Girls should appreciate Mary Margaret's dilemmas and find the story both amusing and suspenseful. (Fiction. 7-11)"
Mary Margaret, MacLean's irrepressible heroine, has a big personality and a mouth to match. Read full book review >

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EVERYBODY MAKES MISTAKES by Christine Kole MacLean
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"Entertaining and clever. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An innocent mistake (or three) is ill timed, as one family must be on their best behavior for a relative's wedding. Read full book review >