Search Results: "Kady Cross"


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THE GIRL WITH THE WINDUP HEART by Kady Cross
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 27, 2014

"Cross' fans will enjoy this awfully tidy—yet still-satisfying—ending to an intriguing, fast-paced series. (Steampunk. 13 & up)"
Cross concludes her steampunk adventure series with a fourth book wrapping up the fates of her paranormal band of friends who must retrieve one of their own from the otherworldly Aether. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WITH THE IRON TOUCH by Kady Cross
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 28, 2013

"A well-calculated blend of paranormal romance and genuinely innovative story. (Steampunk. 13 & up)"
A fast-paced steampunk adventure features a band of paranormal teammates who search Victorian streets to find their abducted friend. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 2012

"Surprising, vivid and cohesive—the work of a pro. (Steampunk. 13 & up)"
A steampunk adventure in which an omniscient narrator delves into multiple heads and a quartet of friends take lurid risks to save their fifth counterpart. Read full book review >

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CROSS by Ken Bruen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 4, 2008

"Though Bruen (Priest, 2007, etc.) sometimes nudges noir into bathos, this is dark-side stuff from a master."
Galway private eye Jack Taylor must catch a psychopath who kills by crucifying. Read full book review >

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CROSS by James Patterson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 13, 2006

"The biggest disappointment, though, is an ending that makes you realize you should have skipped this installment and waited for the sequel."
Dr. Alex Cross goes up against the psychopath who killed his wife, with eminently predictable results. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"Captivating reading from a Christian perspective."
Exploring the life of Jesus through the Gospel of Mark. Read full book review >

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ADEM'S CROSS by Alice Mead
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 22, 1996

"The story is not a pretty one, but it makes some powerful points about innocent people caught up in ethnic struggles and the horrors of life under a totalitarian regime. (Fiction. 10+)"
Adem, a 14-year-old Albanian, lives in Kosovo, a former province of what was Yugoslavia and is now controlled by the cruel and capricious Serbian military. Read full book review >

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SOUTHERN CROSS by Jim DeBrosse
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 17, 1994

"Perfect for readers who can't afford their own winter cruise: It even supplies tropical breezes."
What better way for Cincinnati reporter Rick Decker (Hidden City, 1991, etc.) to recuperate from his breakup with long-term girlfriend Janet (they'd been on the skids ever since he displayed cowardice during a canoeing accident) than to go undercover with his photographer, Rebo Johnson, on the windjammer from which local heir Justin Grammer has just disappeared? Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 28, 1994

"A tellingly detailed account that manages to put Rommel into a human context. (Sixteen pages of b&w photos and 20 helpful maps)"
A judicious appraisal of Germany's best-known WW II soldier, from a retired British general whose published works include a well-regarded 1982 biography of Lord Alanbrook. Read full book review >

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String's Cross by Guri P. Essen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2015

"A strange, disjointed novel that will sometimes delight readers but mostly flummox them."
A sweeping history of a family with immigrant origins and of a nation in turmoil. Read full book review >

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CROSS ROADS by Wm. Paul Young
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"If Robert James Waller were to don homespun and ride the circuit, this might be the result. The faithful and literarily forgiving might approve."
In which a Gordon Gekko-ish sinner is hauled from the slough of despondency by a very helpful Buddy Christ. Read full book review >

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CRYER'S CROSS by Lisa McMann
FANTASY
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"The present-tense narration gives the story a sense of immediacy, and the budding romance between Kendall and sexy newcomer Jacián boosts its teen appeal. (Supernatural thriller. 14-18)"
High-school junior Kendall Fletcher begins to have real trouble with her obsessive-compulsive disorder after a freshman girl disappears without a trace from her tiny, rural town. Read full book review >