Search Results: "Jeanne McReynolds Parry"


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FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Good, macabre fun. (Picture book. 9 & up)"
Well-deserved woe unto adults who do Dillweed wrong! Read full book review >

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PRINCE OF TIME by Glenna McReynolds
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 5, 2000

"Heady fantasy, guaranteed to wow."
A time traveler passes through thousands of years to rescue a magical race from doom. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"And those pryf are a gas."
A first hardcover in which a love affair of erotic discovery and passion is staged against a background of horror and ancient rites in 12th-century Wales—and brought to a gripping conclusion in a chase through fantastic underground caverns. Read full book review >

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EIGHT DAYS GONE by Linda McReynolds
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Still, nifty. (Informational picture book. 3-6)"
The momentous Apollo 11 mission unfolds in pictures and rhyming verse. Read full book review >

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ISABELLA ROCKWELL'S WAR by Hannah Parry
Released: Aug. 18, 2012

"Imaginative and touching; like India, a sparkling jewel in the crown."
In Parry's debut novel, a 12-year-old orphan finds herself embroiled in a royal mystery. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 2006

"A memorable book that will excite discussion in anthropological and geopolitical circles."
Somber travels across the Indonesian archipelago—often a step ahead of the machete. Read full book review >

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HEART OF A SHEPHERD by Rosanne Parry
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 27, 2009

"At once a gripping coming-of-age novel and a celebration of rural life, quiet heroism and the strength that comes from spirituality, this first novel is an unassuming, transcendent joy. (Fiction. 10 & up)"
Sixth-grader Ignatius—he goes by "Brother"—faces a hard year as his father is deployed to Iraq, and he, the youngest of five boys, is left with his aging grandparents to manage the family ranch in Oregon. Read full book review >

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OUR SIMPLE GIFTS by Owen Parry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Inspiration of an enviably high order."
Four stylishly gritty Christmas stories, Civil War-set, and often as raw as a field surgeon's hand, to use a simile of Parry's (the magnificent Call Each River Jordan, 2001). Read full book review >

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THE WOLF'S PACK by Richard Parry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Not as dead-on verbally as Charles Portis's True Grit, but a sportive good time is assured, told in steel-tipped prose that reads like a black-and-white etching on an old Police Gazette."
Third volume in Parry's hardcover turn-of-the-century, dime-novel'styled Nathan Blaylock series, about the bastard son of Wyatt Earp. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE

"The only unsatisfying feature of Parry's debut is that it ends."
This lighthearted, sparkling novel presents the adventures, romantic and otherwise, of a man, his dog, his mother's ghost and other assorted characters. Read full book review >