Search Results: "Julie Garwood"


BOOK REVIEW

HEARTBREAKER by Julie Garwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"Add a pinch of Psycho to a generous helping of General Hospital, and you've got the idea."
A psychopath confides his obsessions to a terrified priest, whose beloved sister is the star of the killer's homicidal fantasies: Garwood's first foray into contemporary romantic suspense. Read full book review >

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SWEET TALK by Julie Garwood
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A standard melodrama with occasional flashes of originality."
An IRS officer and an FBI agent find love while following the money. Read full book review >

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SAVING GRACE by Julie Garwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"But the characters are warm, gushy, highly hormonal—and thus likely to please Garwood's paperback fans."
A hardcover debut by a writer well known in paperback romance klatches confronts the question of the place of women in 13th- century England and Scotland—i.e., where they stand in God's love, and whether their husbands should beat them. Read full book review >

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PRINCE CHARMING by Julie Garwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1994

"A good read that would be an even better movie—and another surefire bestseller for Garwood. (Literary Guild alternate selection)"
Garwood's second foray into hardcover (after Saving Grace, 1993) is politically correct but gripping escapism of the tallest order. Read full book review >

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WIRED by Julie Garwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2017

"Overall, a few computer glitches won't detract from this pleasing romance in which finding out the truth leads to finding true love."
A crime investigation turns steamy when an FBI agent recruits an idealistic hacker in the latest romantic thriller from Garwood (Fast Track, 2014, etc.). Read full book review >

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FOR THE ROSES by Julie Garwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"The heroine is always protected by big, paternal fellas—and the reader is never out of Garwood's skillful comfort zone. (Author tour)"
Romance winner from veteran Garwood (Prince Charming, 1994, etc.) with another entry in her string of Montana historicals. Read full book review >

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HOTSHOT by Julie Garwood
ROMANCE
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Uneven and oddly framed, though true believers will find enough Garwood in here to keep them satisfied."
When Peyton Lockhart and her sisters agree to reboot their uncle's Florida resort, troubles arise from all quarters, putting Peyton in danger and bringing childhood protector Finn MacBain to her side. Read full book review >

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THE IDEAL MAN by Julie Garwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2011

"Undoubtedly Garwood is a pro—the pacing is taut, the characters are swiftly drawn and she even throws in a few surprises before the obligatory happy ending. But everything is too formulaic to be truly suspenseful, too clichéd to be truly romantic."
A paint-by-numbers thriller by bestselling romance writer Garwood. Read full book review >

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MAKE FRIENDS WITH MURDER by Judith Garwood
Released: Feb. 14, 1992

"A flat, dreary debut, with flimsier-than-cardboard characters and a dull rendering of the winemaking industry."
Researching an article on local California vineyards, freelance writer Morgan Reeves's first stop is the award-winning Novelli Winery, where a body turns up in the cellars—a victim of pesticide poisoning. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILD BERRIES by Julie Flett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A sweet commemoration of a shared experience, presented with care and infused with intimacy. (pronunciation guide, wild blueberry jam recipe) (Picture book. 5-7)"
Select words paired to sonorous equivalents in the Swampy Cree dialect highlight this serene picture of a blueberry-picking expedition. Read full book review >

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IMAGINARY MENAGERIE by Julie Larios
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2008

"End-pages ingeniously unite the curious creatures providing the perfect start and finish to this little masterpiece. (glossary) (Picture book. 6-9)"
Using poems and pictures, this modern bestiary proves a fascinating introduction to mythical creatures from different cultures. Read full book review >

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A PATTERN FOR PEPPER by Julie Kraulis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Sweet, inventive, and delightful. (sources) (Picture book. 4-9)"
Mr. Taylor will make Pepper a very special dress for a very special occasion. Read full book review >