Search Results: "Kate Karyus Quinn"


BOOK REVIEW

(DON'T YOU) FORGET ABOUT ME by Kate Karyus Quinn
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 10, 2014

"A divisive novel that will leave readers wondering 'Should I Stay or Should I Go.' (Fantasy. 14-18)"
Even paradise has its secrets. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER LITTLE PIECE by Kate Karyus Quinn
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 11, 2013

"Nevertheless, fans of gruesome paranormal fiction may enjoy something this original. (Suspense. 14 & up)"
Is this a psychological or paranormal novel? Readers will decide as they explore the possible past lives of a girl who claims that she really isn't who or what people think she is. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOWN WITH THE SHINE by Kate Karyus Quinn
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 26, 2016

"Contemporary fiction with a touch of magic and a hint of horror, Quinn's latest defies traditional labels and offers readers a different sort of fictitious escape. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Eighteen-year-old Lennie Cash hasn't had it easy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EMPRESS OF THE SEVEN HILLS by Kate Quinn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2012

"I, Claudius it's not. Still, Quinn handles Imperial Rome with panache."
The lives of an ambitious soldier, a patrician heiress and a future emperor fatefully intersect. Read full book review >

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HOT NEW RELEASES
by Bobbi Dumas

Hi friends!

This week I’m wishing desperately to be at BEA, but since I can’t manage that, I’m immersing myself in some great reads. You too?

Over the past month, I was lucky enough to get my hands (and ears) on a few new releases from some favorite authors.

If you’ve had the chance to read any of these, I’d ...


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BOOK REVIEW

WOOF by Spencer Quinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2015

"Utterly charmed by a spunky girl and her charismatic canine, mystery fans will find themselves looking forward to a return to the little bayou town of St. Roch. (Mystery. 8-12)"
In a Louisiana bayou town, a girl and her dog set out to solve a mystery, battling bad guys and big gators along the way. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 5, 2011

"Despite some repetitive moments, this uplifting memoir encourages reflection and goal-setting, all within the ever-popular narrative framework of the human-dog bond."
An advertising executive and screenwriter sets out on a path to self-discovery and personal fulfillment by participating in dog agility training. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PROVIDENCE by Daniel Quinn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1995

"Likely to interest only devotees of Ishmael."
Quinn—winner of the $500,000 Turner Tomorrow award for his novel Ishmael (1992)—tells the story of his psychological journey from a loveless childhood into '50s Catholicism and finally to his present creed of animism and self-discovery. Read full book review >

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THE IVY CHRONICLES by Karen Quinn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2005

"Dull, obvious, offensive, Botox- and yoga-stuffed first novel."
After losing job and husband, a high-powered businesswoman (unfortunately) finds herself: the latest in the Nanny Diaries cycle of employment novels. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TALIA by C.J. Quinn
Released: Aug. 26, 2015

"A promising first installment of a fantasy series about saving two worlds that needs to evolve to become fully realistic and unreservedly magical."
A debut middle-grade novel features magical lands, childhood adventure, guardian spirits, and the love of family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A Manuscript to Die For by Patric Quinn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 20, 2000

"A well-paced, satisfying page-turner with an underlying dystopian concept that should keep readers awake at night."
A murder mystery presents a provocative hypothesis that should increase the ranks of conspiracy theorists. Read full book review >