Search Results: "Kathy Love"


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THE WALKING STICK by Kathy Love Cowen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 29, 2016

"A charming, deftly crafted narrative propelled by strong characters."
A debut novel about a supernaturally gifted young Cherokee woman who goes on a journey, by foot, from Oklahoma to Texas after the destruction of her home. Read full book review >

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DEVILISHLY WICKED by Kathy Love
ROMANCE
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"A little silly but ultimately, a lighthearted and entertaining, sexy romantic romp."
Demon Tristan McIntyre has led a successful coup to get the job of top editor at HOT! magazine, as well as being the leader of an underworld takeover of the soulless fashion industry-if only he can stop getting distracted by Georgia, his lush, delightful personal assistant. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL FROM THE PARADISE BALLROOM by Alison Love
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2016

"In keeping with her name, Love delivers a satisfying romantic tale enhanced by its bittersweet aftertaste."
The loyalties of a close-knit Italian family living in England are tested by the complicated feelings of two members for partners outside their circle and the increasingly tense atmosphere heralding World War II. Read full book review >

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A TOUCH OF LOVE FROM HEAVEN by Angel Love
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2005

"Should have remained a private journal."
A self-involved, indulgent chronicle of a woman's personal relationship with God. Read full book review >

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BISHOP'S REVENGE by William Love
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 28, 1993

"Not up to The Fundamentals of Murder or (especially) Bloody Ten."
Bishop Francis X. Regan and legman Davey Goldman go to bat for Eddie Goode, the man who brought them together eight years back by shooting Regan and consigning him to a wheelchair. Read full book review >

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MAMA LOVE by Kathy Mallat
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

"Little chimps of the human variety will willingly crawl into a parental lap to share this visual and verbal hug. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Despite opening with a frame just the right size for a baby picture, followed by big, close-up paintings of a mother chimpanzee in the wild holding, carrying, grooming, and otherwise showing devotion to her child, this makes a less sappy variant than usual on the "how much do you love me?" genre. Read full book review >

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THE WIMP by Kathy Caple
by Kathy Caple, illustrated by Kathy Caple
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Caple (Fox and Bear, 1992, etc.) has written a ho-hum book about sticking up for yourself with boxed-in, cartoon-style illustrations to match. (Fiction/Picture book. 4-8)"
Arnold the piglet is a classic wimp. Read full book review >

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PUSH GIRL by Chelsie Hill
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 3, 2014

"A light, ultimately upbeat look at life after spinal cord injury. (Fiction. 13-18)"
Co-writer Hill draws on her own experience as a teen coping with paraplegia to tell a hopeful story. Read full book review >

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THREE AGAINST THE TIDE by D. Anne Love
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 15, 1998

"Love establishes a strong sense of era with perceptive comments from slaves and slaveowners alike, keeps the plot speeding along, and in Susanna concocts a winning mix of intelligence, strong will, and naãvetÇ. (Fiction. 11-13)"
In an absorbing historical novel from Love (My Lone Star Summer, 1996, etc.), three children flee their South Carolina Sea Island plantation, hoping to find their father, who is off spying for General Lee. Read full book review >

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I REMEMBER THE ALAMO by D. Anne Love
Released: Dec. 15, 1999

"The pacing is fast, and the historical details captivating; some readers will ride right over the bumps. (chronology) (Fiction. 8-12)"
This novel from Love (Three Against the Tide, 1998, etc.) wonderfully enlivens Texas history but falls prey to a few flat characterizations and obvious plot manipulations. Read full book review >