Search Results: "June Shaw"


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DEADLY REUNION by June Shaw
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 20, 2011

"Cealie's dithering is a bit annoying, but the killer comes as a surprise."
A mini-class reunion on an Alaskan cruise is a disaster from day one. Read full book review >

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KILLER COUSINS by June Shaw
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 21, 2009

"Shaw amplifies Cealie's character, but her sophomore case lacks the spark of her debut."
An urgent request to help her cousin catapults Cealie Gunther (Relative Danger, 2006) into a murder case. Read full book review >

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RELATIVE DANGER by June Shaw
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 13, 2006

"In her maiden voyage, Cealia, whose angst certainly rings true, meets a mystery that will keep you guessing along with her."
A businesswoman arrives in Chicago to attend her granddaughter's graduation, little knowing that she'll need to solve a murder before she can leave town alive. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 16, 1996

"In spite of occasional obscurity, essential reading for anyone concerned with a creative encounter between Tibetan Buddhism and the West."
Feminist theory and psychoanalysis combine in this unusual study of Tibetan Buddhism by a Scottish woman with a unique experience of the tradition. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Judicious editing would have helped. Still, of some interest to activists, and especially to educational reformers."
A grab-bag of essays and verse on politics, literature, and travel. Read full book review >

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MY FAMILY AND OTHER HAZARDS by June Melby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 8, 2014

"The ending of the book—the kids grown, the parents' move to sell the course—leaves a wistful feeling, but like mini-golf itself, the story is a lot of fun and enjoyable to navigate."
The story of a girl, her family and the miniature golf course they owned. Read full book review >

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MY CHRISTMAS STORY by June Pascal
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"A quick, lighthearted read about the trials of unrequited love and platonic friendship."
In this short debutmemoir spanning just one year, Pascal depicts the progress of a romantic relationship. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1995

"Tedious and tendentious. ($35,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
An overly broad roundup of crimes committed by men, topped off with some partly useful theorizing on what to do about them. Read full book review >

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MODIGLIANI by June Rose
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 21, 1991

"Despite the somewhat misleading subtitle, this is not a paean to la vie de la bohäme, but a tragic story of art transcending life. (Eight color, 64 b&w illustrations.)"
Colorful biography of the painter Amedeo Modigliani (1884- 1920), set against the art world of Paris during the first two decades of the century. Read full book review >

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HOUSE OF EIRE by June Gillam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 19, 2016

"This tale offers a strong character study rather than a surprising murder mystery."
"Ghostwriter" takes on a dangerous new meaning when a woman honeymoons in Ireland and uncovers family closets full of skeletons. Read full book review >