Search Results: "Janna MacGregor"


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THE BAD LUCK BRIDE  by Janna MacGregor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"An impressive debut."
Fifth time's the charm. Read full book review >

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THE BRIDE WHO GOT LUCKY by Janna MacGregor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 31, 2017

"An independent-minded lord and lady find comfort in each other rather than Regency society."
Nosy noble nabs bold bluestocking. Read full book review >

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A MADMAN DREAMS OF TURING MACHINES by Janna Levin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2006

"Levin writes with elegant precision, but ultimately her account, hewing closely to the record, adds little to what's already available."
In her first novel, Levin, using two mathematical geniuses, showcases the life of the mind. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2016

"A superb alignment of author and subject: Levin is among the best contemporary science writers, and LIGO is arguably the most compelling experiment on the planet."
On the 100th anniversary of Einstein's prediction that gravitational waves distort space-time, an acclaimed astrophysicist provides a thrilling insider's look at the extraordinary scientific team that devised and built the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, which conducted the first experiment to ever observe gravitational waves. Read full book review >

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THE HANGED MAN by T.J. MacGregor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1998

"MacGregor (Mistress of the Bones, 1995, etc.) pulls out all the stops—you'll find more psychics here than in the year-end issue of the National Enquirer—yet still manages to keep the pot boiling, if not quite believably, until the final surprise."
Murder and kidnaping are only the tip of the iceberg in this extravagant, yet soberly plotted, tale of parapsychology run amok. Read full book review >

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SHAKESPEARE'S RESTLESS WORLD by Neil MacGregor
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Beautifully illustrated, MacGregor's history offers a vibrant portrait of Shakespeare's dramatic, perilous and exhilarating world."
What did Elizabethan theatergoers eat while watching Hamlet? Read full book review >

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STORM SURGE by T.J. MacGregor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"The atmospheric Miami backdrop should boost local sales."
Minutes after mailing four envelopes filled with photos and cryptic notes to four different addresses, retired criminologist Charlie Potemkin is gunned down in his apartment, and it's up to husband-and-wife sleuths Mike McCleary and Quin St. Read full book review >

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BLUE PEARL by T.J. MacGregor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 17, 1994

"James more than holding her own against the smooth tough guys who took out her husband."
If only Palm Beach PI Mike McCleary had told his wife and partner, Quin St. Read full book review >

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He Never Liked Cake by Janna Leyde
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"An accessible, dramatic narrative of brain damage and its toll on caregivers that deserves a broad readership."
Leyde's debut takes readers on a painful, funny and shocking journey through her family's life after her father suffers brain damage and exhibits a drastically altered personality. Read full book review >

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A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 100 OBJECTS by Neil MacGregor
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"A book to savor, full of information and surprises."
An arresting world history told through the stories of 100 objects that can be found in the British Museum. Read full book review >

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THE SEVENTH SENSE by T.J. MacGregor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1999

"Too many cooks spoil the suspense, leaving this story most memorable as another example of MacGregor's distinctive amalgams of melodrama, parapsychology, and wrenching emotional loss (The Hanged Man, 1998, etc.). (Author tour)"
An FBI agent goes after the hit-and-run driver who has killed her husband and newborn son—and so does nearly everyone else in greater Miami. Read full book review >