Search Results: "Kate Carlisle"


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ONCE UPON A SPINE by Kate Carlisle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"Light on mystery, heavy on the charms of San Francisco and the joys of food and wine."
A San Francisco bookbinder maintains her strange knack of finding dead bodies. Read full book review >

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A COOKBOOK CONSPIRACY by Kate Carlisle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 4, 2013

"Carlisle's eighth Bibliophile mystery provides interesting suspects, a historical puzzle and the usual appended recipes."
A bookbinder once again becomes a magnet for murder. Read full book review >

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LIPS UNSEALED by Belinda Carlisle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2010

"Despite its psychologically thin veneer, the book is a harrowing cautionary tale of the perilous freedoms that rock stardom brings."
Go-Go's singer and popular solo songstress reflects on her struggles with identity, drugs and the pitfalls of pop stardom. Read full book review >

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AWAY FROM THE SPOTLIGHT by Tamara Carlisle
Released: June 3, 2012

"An exciting, fast-paced love story, more closely related to romance novels than character-driven chick lit."
An unlikely couple braves the ups and downs of love in this modern-day fairy-tale romance set in Hollywood and London. Read full book review >

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LENTIL UNDERGROUND by Liz Carlisle
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"A nimble story about how one man's revolutionary ideas changed the way we eat."
Former country music singer/songwriter and newly minted geography doctorate student Carlisle unearths the secret history of a rogue posse of organic farmers operating deep in rural Montana. Read full book review >

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DARK ROAD HOME by Anna Carlisle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"Though Carlisle's series debut is a bit too pat to hit the mark, there's room for her writing to grow even if the same can't be said for her characters."
A medical examiner returns to her small-town home to investigate the death of her sister, a task as personally as professionally demanding. Read full book review >

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ALL THE SECRET PLACES by Anna Carlisle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Developing characters introduced in her series debut, Carlisle continues her fascination with small-town secrets."
A medical examiner inspecting the body of a Civil War soldier searches for evidence that will identify the deceased and protect her boyfriend. Read full book review >

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THE IDEALISTS by Henry Carlisle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 1999

"Well-intentioned and well-written, but without the dramatic sweep and tension that would make this horrendous and tragic tale truly memorable."
An intelligent retelling of one of Russia's missed chances—to install a socialist rather than a communist government to succeed the Tsar in 1918—from a veteran writing duo. Read full book review >

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FAR FROM RUSSIA by Olga Andreyev Carlisle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2000

"Many readers will hope for a sequel."
The Russian-French-American painter and writer (Voices in the Snow, not reviewed, etc.) sketches her life and extensive acquaintances from 1935 to 1975. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2004

"Daily doings in early America researched and detailed; for the general reader, life at Forty Acres may inspire forty winks."
The comings and goings at a New England homestead for the better part of seven decades, recorded in the diaries and correspondence of one persevering woman. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1998

"While readers might get tired of stooping to examine ant nests with the Kistners, the portrait of Africa from nearly four decades back makes for an unusual tale. (maps, figures, photos, not seen)"
The adventures of a family spanning more than a decade of scientific expeditions to Africa in search of some of the tiniest of that continent's wildlife. Read full book review >