Search Results: "Karen MacInerney"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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KAREN ENGLISH
by Megan Labrise

The inspiration for Coretta Scott King Honor Award winner Karen English’s latest middle grade novel all comes down to one unforgettable quote.

“We had a housekeeper,” says English, who was born in 1954 and grew up in Los Angeles, “and she pulled me aside one day, when I was about nine, and told me that, if I ever went ...


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BOOK REVIEW

WHAT DOES BABY LOVE? by Karen Katz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 16, 2014

"A board book that's about as exciting as plain oatmeal. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Babies play with things they love in this lift-a-flap book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY FIRST CHINESE NEW YEAR by Karen Katz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"This one's a winner. (author's note) (Picture book. 2-5)"
A girl and her family celebrate the Chinese New Year in Katz's engaging offering. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DINOSAUR HUNT by Karen Carr
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"This will be a crowd pleaser. (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
In this picture drama an Acrocanthosaurus, relative of the mighty T. rex dinosaur, hatches and begins the struggle for survival learning to hunt, hide, eat, or be eaten. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BABY ANIMAL FARM by Karen Blair
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Here's hoping these youngsters step out for another adventure very soon. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
A gaggle of tots meets various baby animals at the farm. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COUNTING KISSES by Karen Katz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"A winsome tale perfect for cuddle time with a beloved little one. (Picture book. 1-5)"
A tired tot is bundled off to bed with a bevy of smooches from family members in this comforting countdown tale. Read full book review >