Search Results: "Kathleen Flanagan Rollins"


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MISFITS & HEROES by Kathleen Flanagan Rollins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2010

"The kind of dangerous book that makes you want to remove most of your clothing, climb in a dugout and just start paddling."
Rollins tells an epic tale of ancient conflict, migration, spirit-world mystery and love. Read full book review >

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PAST THE LAST ISLAND by Kathleen Flanagan Rollins
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"An exciting story set in an imaginative, capably rendered prehistoric world."
An epic of high drama, set 14,000 years ago against the days of spirits and strange happenings. Read full book review >

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A Meeting of Clans by Kathleen Flanagan Rollins
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 19, 2014

"A fantasy tale that artfully blends the crude and the enchanted."
In Rollins' sweeping Pleistocene epic, seafarers meet on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Read full book review >

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Krazy Kathleen by William Tellem
Released: Feb. 10, 2016

"A lighthearted ode to books featuring eye-catching, funny pictures of an eccentric character."
A children's librarian who keeps everything in seemingly random piles teaches local residents a lesson in this tale by Tellem (Zen the Zebra, 2015, etc.), featuring illustrations by Coules. Read full book review >

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FATHER FLANAGAN LAMENTS by Denny Goetz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 29, 2016

"Don't expect a Legion of Decency recommendation for this snide condemnation of Catholic corruption from the ecstatic point of view of a heroically flawed protagonist."
In Goetz's debut novel, Father Emery Flanagan, though a venerable and thoughtful priest, wrestles agonizingly with the fleshly temptations and sin surrounding his ministry. Read full book review >

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KATHLEEN, PLEASE COME HOME by Scott O'Dell
FICTION
Released: March 1, 1978

"Of course this sort of material has an enduring fascination for daydreaming stay-at-homes."
The diary of a runaway girl, whose dismal experiences are attributed largely to "going along" with a bad companion. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Those who crave innovation should look elsewhere, but Raine's work will please readers with more conservative tastes."
Quiet strength and humility infuse the oeuvre of this British nonagenarian, whose first book of verse appeared in 1943—although this volume really should have been called "selected," as the poet has chosen to exclude many poems from the books that comprise it. Read full book review >

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MOLLY FLANAGAN AND THE HOLY GHOST by Margaret Skinner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1995

"Opulent detail cloaked in whispered prose makes Skinner's tale as subtly artless as Molly's own self-discovery."
Skinner's second novel, which picks up where Old Jim Canaan (1990) leaves off, tells the genuine, tender, and wise tale of young Jim Canaan's family in the voice of his daughter, whose lazy eye encourages a unique vision of the world. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER

"A thriller much too distracted by trophy wives, yoga classes and outrageous retirement plans."
An unlikely action hero-a retired software tycoon turned health club owner-is at the center of this thin, fast-paced crime drama that's more silly than suspenseful. Read full book review >

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TONY PARTLY CLOUDY by Nick Rollins
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A consistently engaging dramatic thriller."
A popular meteorologist with a knack for accurate predictions clashes with gangsters in Rollins' debut thriller. Read full book review >

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A KNIFE EDGE by David Rollins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 24, 2009

"Cooper is a great character, but a plot that relies on way too many outlandish coincidences ultimately ruins the book."
A military investigator wisecracks his way through a series of oddly connected cases. Read full book review >