Search Results: "Kathleen Peacock"


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WILLOWGROVE by Kathleen Peacock
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"The back story is complicated enough that only dedicated fans of the first two titles will want to tackle this one. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Peacock brings her Hemlock werewolf trilogy to an appropriately bloody conclusion. Read full book review >

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HEMLOCK by Kathleen Peacock
Released: May 8, 2012

"Mildly interesting ideas are obscured by all the necessary ingredients of the genre. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Ever since the white werewolf killed Mackenzie's best friend, Amy, she's been having nightmares. Amy's boyfriend, Jason, has gone off the deep end. And their other friend, Kyle, has distanced himself. Read full book review >

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THORNHILL  by Kathleen Peacock
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 9, 2013

"A semi-climactic confrontation leaves characters poised for Book 3; only series devotees will be as well. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
The plot wallows as Mackenzie struggles to reunite with her werewolf boyfriend, Kyle, in this sequel to Hemlock (2012). Read full book review >

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SEPARATED by Shane Peacock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"A fast pace and brief chapters help sustain this shallow narrative but don't fully make up for the frustrating lack of substance. (Thriller. 8-12)"
A white boy from Buffalo experiences unexpected thrills on a trip to Sweden. Read full book review >

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HOME ACROSS THE ROAD by Nancy Peacock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"Not as sentimental as it could have been, Peacock's saga is actually a fascinating, carefully drawn portrait of life across five generations, full of personality and told with genuine vigor."
An amiable family saga set on a plantation in the Old and New South—replete with lust, theft, miscegenation, snobbery, betrayal, and many other traditional family values—by North Carolina novelist Peacock (Life Without Water, 1996). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2011

"A lyrical, meditative rumination on art and the blossoming beauty of self that can be the gift of age and love."
Acclaimed poet Peacock (Second Blush, 2008, etc.) chronicles her fascination with the life of Mary Granville Pendarves Delany (1700-1788), a largely forgotten aristocrat who, at the age of 72, created a series of beautiful cut-paper botanical mosaics. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE YOU by Shane Peacock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A romantic spy thriller with a heart. (Mystery. 10-14)"
Seventeen-year-old Adam travels to Jamaica, home of legendary James Bond author Ian Fleming, to investigate a real-life spy mystery involving his grandfather. Read full book review >

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The Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson by Nancy Peacock
Released: June 1, 2013

"A beautiful, heartbreaking tale of slavery that features a relatable cast of characters."
Peacock (A Broom of One's Own, 2008) offers a tragic love story set in 19th-century America. Read full book review >

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Lore and Order by Steve Peacock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2014

"A sardonic, down-to-earth protagonist eases readers into a world of magic."
In this supernatural thriller, a warlock in Britain, helping the government ensnare his own kind, may have stumbled upon a revolution in the works. Read full book review >

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LIFE WITHOUT WATER by Nancy Peacock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 1996

"In an accomplished debut, a dead-on rendition of the idealism and the emotional flux of an untraditional household."
First-novelist Peacock offers a canny child's-eye view of a euphoric but ultimately fragile experiment in communal living. Read full book review >

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RED THREAD SISTERS by Carol Antoinette Peacock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2012

"A fine addition to both the coming-of-age genre and books sensitively dealing with cross-cultural adoption. (Fiction. 9-14)"
A Chinese legend says that a red thread connects those destined to meet and that the thread may stretch or become tangled but will never break. Read full book review >

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THE DARK MISSIONS OF EDGAR BRIM by Shane Peacock
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 3, 2016

"This thrilling historical mystery will have readers anxiously turning pages and checking under their beds. (Historical thriller. 12-16)"
A young Victorian is haunted and hunted by monsters from the era's darkest literature in Peacock's spine-tingling mystery. Read full book review >