Search Results: "Kathleen McFall"


BOOK REVIEW

The Last Sunset by Clark Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2016

"The stakes are higher than ever in the latest chapter of this outstandingly entertaining vampire series.
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In this fourth book in The Cowboy and the Vampire Collection, Lizzie, Tucker, and the others will have to put aside their differences when an ancient enemy emerges from the shadows. Read full book review >

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BONNIE AND CLYDE by Clark Hays
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2017

"Outlaws become patriots in this imaginative, suspenseful what-if story."
In this novel, Bonnie's and Clyde's deaths are faked so that they can save President Franklin D. Roosevelt from an assassin. Read full book review >

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Released: May 5, 2014

"Another worthy entry in this love-and-fangs series."
In the third installment of their horror series, Hays and McFall (The Cowboy and the Vampire: Blood and Whiskey, 2014, etc.) return to LonePine, Wyoming, as human Tucker and vampire Lizzie discover that they have a whole new type of bloodsucker to worry about. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2012

"Those who missed out on the first book will really have to hang on if they want to follow what's happening, but it's worth it for this tale of love and blood in the modern West."
Lizzie, Elita and the rest of the gang are back for blood in the second book of Hays and McFall's (The Cowboy and the Vampire, 2010) series. Read full book review >

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AMERICA UNDERGROUND by Christie McFall
NONFICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"Index. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
Beneath our feet—but not beneath our attention—there are more than four times as many miles of pipe carrying oil, gas, and other materials as there are miles of railroad track above ground in America. Read full book review >

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The Arrangement by Wayne McFall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2010

"An underdeveloped romance about a pilot that ultimately fails to take flight."
In McFall's debut novel, a free-spirited woman and a mild-mannered man fall in love and try to make their marriage work, despite a host of obstacles. Read full book review >

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NIGHT BUTTERFLY by Patricia McFall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 1992

"The fanciful plot strains belief, but McFall renders Japanese customs, manners, mores, etc., with much charm."
A first mystery in which Japanese gangsters, the CIA, and an American linguistics student, who's earning her fare home as a hostess at the Club Chocho, lead each other a lively chase—a chase that moves from Tokyo to Kyoto and back again. Read full book review >

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DANCER WITH BRUISED KNEES by Lynne McFall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Like alcohol—can cause laughter but rapidly evaporates."
Like McFall's debut, The One True Story of the World (1990), this meandering novel features a troubled woman with a witty voice and a sad family history. Read full book review >

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BORN FOR ADVENTURE by Kathleen Karr
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2007

"Karr's story has plenty of humor and gives readers a front-row seat in one of Stanley's thrilling yet perilous expeditions. (author note) (Historical fiction. 12-15)"
Karr's latest is a fictionalized account of Henry Morton Stanley's Expedition for the Relief of Emin Pasha of 1887. Read full book review >

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FORTUNE’S FOOL by Kathleen Karr
ADVENTURE
Released: May 13, 2008

"Fortune at least seems to be smiling on him at the end, and his distinct narrative voice and sturdy optimism will put readers solidly on his side. (Historical fiction. 11-13)"
Wearied of whippings and scorn, a young Fool escapes his overlord and sets out in search of a more congenial employer in this robust 14th-century tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FANTASY
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"Absorbing and unwaveringly suspenseful. (Fantasy. YA)"
Thrumming with dense, meaningful tension from first page to last, this middle installment in the Resurrection of Magic trilogy follows the two plotlines established in the first volume, Skin Hunger (2007), through despair, oppression and rare moments of hope. Read full book review >