Search Results: "Kate Cary"


BOOK REVIEW

BLOODLINE by Kate Cary
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Flat characterization abounds, but unexpected plot twists enliven this intriguing reinterpretation of a classic. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
What if Dracula had descendants? Read full book review >

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RECKONING by Kate Cary
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"The premise—a heroine torn between love of a good man and the seductive power of a redeemable vampire—will appeal to readers of that genre, and close ties to Dracula and epistolatory style add some originality. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
This vampiric love story, told in diary entries, continues the tale of Dracula's descendents begun in Bloodline (2005). Read full book review >

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CARY FAGAN
by Megan Labrise

For Canadian author Cary Fagan, there’s no format as freeing as a picture book.

“When you write a picture book, you can theoretically do anything,” says Fagan, author of A Cage Went in Search of a Bird. “You can write about a cage. You can write a book that has no humans in it. It can be very funny ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE BOY IN THE BOX by Cary Fagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Food for thought here about varieties of motivation, though with too many unanswered questions and a sudden, resolution-free ending that is more annoying than tantalizing. (Adventure. 11-13)"
In this loosely woven series setup, a relentlessly ordinary lad who has taught himself to juggle is kidnapped by the owners of a traveling medicine show. Read full book review >

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THE BIG SWIM by Cary Fagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2010

"Set in an indefinite past when life wasn't abuzz with technology, this story is a forest-scented breath of fresh air with crisp storytelling, mild tension and quiet revelations. (Fiction. 9-12)"
This is Ethan's first year at summer camp, and he'd rather go unnoticed. Read full book review >

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IF SONS, THEN HEIRS by Lorene Cary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2011

"A well-paced, entertaining novel woven of many strands that enlightens without becoming didactic."
Multiple generations of an extended African-American clan grapple with racism, unfair land laws and each other in this multifaceted family saga. Read full book review >

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EXILES by Cary Groner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2011

"A fast-paced but emotionally resonant story about the bonds that hold fast when we're far from home."
A man and his adolescent daughter indulge their status as refugees from American society by fleeing to remote Kathmandu. Read full book review >

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PRIDE by Lorene Cary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 1998

"An adequately entertaining if convoluted story, with swift and lively dialogue throughout. (Literary Guild selection)"
A deftly written, if less-than-groundbreaking, second novel from Cary (The Price of a Child, 1995; a memoir, Black Ice, 1991) likely to appeal to Terry McMillan fans everywhere. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 1996

"But, using his impressive research (interviews with 350 people and access to the family archives), Reich captures all his magnetism, imperial style, and ruthlessness."
An epic, revealing biography that becomes, in its author's words, ``a study in the unapologetic use of a great fortune to secure influence.'' In this first of two projected volumes on the four-term New York governor, Reich (Financier: The Biography of Andre Meyer, 1983), former executive editor of Institutional Investor, depicts a prototypical restless prince. Read full book review >

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MORT ZIFF IS NOT DEAD by Cary Fagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A wonderful read told with elegant simplicity. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
A nostalgic blend of 1960s culture and enduring family dynamics combine in Fagan's humorous yarn. Read full book review >

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THE ANIMALS' WALTZ by Cary Fagan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 1996

"A debut both heartfelt and funny, especially well-tuned to the description of this quirky Jewish family."
A sincere and pleasing first novel, winner of the 1994 Jewish Book Award for fiction, ventures into the life of a young woman coming to terms with her mother's death. Read full book review >

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BURP GUN BANDIT by Cary Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"Often funny; sure to send readers to Careless and Dudley's debut story."
Robinson's amateur sleuth and his trusty canine sidekick return (The Dudley Files: Sold Out Without the Holdout, 2012) to help a young couple assume their rightful claim to a grandfather's estate. Read full book review >