Search Results: "Karen MacInerney"


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DEATH RUNS ADRIFT by Karen MacInerney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 8, 2014

"MacInerney's charming sixth offers beautiful scenery, an assortment of appended recipes and one of her strongest mysteries to date."
Murder returns to a beautiful island off the coast of Maine. Read full book review >

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BRUSH WITH DEATH by Karen MacInerney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 8, 2013

"The fifth Gray Whale adventure provides complex characters, stunning scenery and many recipes. There's also an easily solved mystery."
An innkeeper's efforts to help her artistic niece prove almost the death of her. Read full book review >

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BERRIED TO THE HILT by Karen MacInerney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"The fourth in this pleasant cozy series (Murder Most Maine, 2008, etc.) highlights the glories of Maine, which this time include several recipes chock-full of cranberries."
Maine's Cranberry Island becomes a hot destination for treasure hunters when a sunken ship is discovered offshore. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON THE ROCKS by Karen MacInerney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2006

"MacInerney's debut is an agreeable entry into the crowded field of culinary cozies, complete with the obligatory complement of artery-clogging recipes."
An unspoiled Maine island, a possible future home to a major resort, is presently hosting a murder. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"In the interim, however, this serves as a fine introduction to a stimulating thinker whose influence continues to rise as therapy becomes more pragmatic and less dogmatic."
Eminently useful, although somewhat contradictory, this admiring intellectual biography of an iconoclastic psychoanalyst recapitulates the strengths and weaknesses of its subject's thought. Read full book review >

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KAREN MEMORY by Elizabeth Bear
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Supplies all the Bear necessities: strong female characters, existential threats, intriguing developments and a touch of the light fantastic."
Steampunk: Something of a new venture for Bear, whose previous output (Steles of the Sky, 2014, etc.) has ranged from heroic fantasy to science fiction, often with an embedded murder mystery.Read full book review >

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Karen Lost and Found by Karen Wilson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 16, 2015

"An unforgettable memoir about a lesser-known legacy of domestic violence."
Wilson's first-person account of living with a traumatic brain injury. Read full book review >

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How I Married Karen by Robert J. Avrech
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"A delightfully romantic, true story of unabashed, unapologetic and unwavering persistence."
A memoir about a young man's coming-of-age as an Orthodox Jew in New York and his protracted courtship of his wife. Read full book review >

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ANGELS THREE: THE KAREN PERRY STORY by Landon J. Napoleon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 23, 2015

"An absorbing read that serves as a reminder to cherish every moment."
On the evening before Thanksgiving, an airplane shuttling Perry's ex-husband and three small children crashed into a mountainside, killing them instantly. This biography charts Perry's journey to, and eventually beyond, that "agonizing night." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 25, 1998

"Perhaps Blixen must remain strangely unfathomable: a creature wrought in her own imagination and projected onto the page."
paper 0-9643893-9-8 A thorough if somewhat plodding biography. Read full book review >

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BABY'S BIG BUSY BOOK by Karen Katz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"Little fingers will enjoy exploring these pages again and again. (Board book. 1-3)"
A day in Baby's life, with flaps, textures, sparkly bling, and mirrors to explore. Read full book review >

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WINDOWS WITH BIRDS by Karen Ritz
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2010

"Touching, unique and wise, a perfectly pitched tale of acceptance of the inevitable changes of life. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Cat lives in a house "that [has] windows with birds, / twenty-six stairs, / twenty- hiding places, and / one foolish mouse in the basement." Read full book review >